Tiny Houses: a very different approach to home ownership

A tiny house

Wednesday October 24  6:30-8:00 pm Isa Bauer, of Tiny House Northeast, will do a presentation on the basics of planning for and owning a tiny house on wheels. She will discuss the challenges and advantages of this life style, offering insights unique from the popular tiny house themed TV shows.   What does it cost and …

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“The Threads of Our Lives” Exhibit~Oct. 17- Nov 17

Local program “The Threads of Our Lives Show & Tell”  The South Berwick Public Library is hosting the Threads of Our Lives panel exhibit in October and we want to see your family threads! Threads of Our Lives Maine Folk Fiber Art October 23 Tuesday 6:30-7:30 pm. Bring in any kind of textile hand or …

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The Home Road~Film Screening

Ray Shevenell

Tues. October 16, 2018 7:00 pm THE HOME ROAD – DOCUMENTARY FILM A 74-year-old Maine man retraces the journey of his pioneering, 19-year-old great-great-grandfather, who left his home in Canada in 1845. The film by Portland-based filmmaker Tonya Shevenell screening awas to create a historical documentary about the life of Shevenell’s great-great-great-grandfather Israel Shevenell. Israel Shevenell was …

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2018 ReadME Author~October 17th 7:00 pm

C.B. Anderson A Maine Humanities Council 2018 ReadME Author Paul Doiron was selected by the Maine Humanities Council to  choose two good books all about Maine.  “River Talk” has gotten rave reviews this summer (if you liked “Olive Kittredge” try this one) and “Settled in the Wild” is a lovely walk through the  mid-coast and …

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Early Literacy Programs for Young Children

Fall programs are on hold for a few weeks while we work through the hiring process of a new children’s librarian.  We will let you know when we will resume our programming with our new staff member. Please feel free to gather at the library at the usual time for the programs and have an …

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Miss Caitlin is leaving!

Caitlin Wollack

We are very sorry to say that Caitlin Wollack is leaving to return to 4-H work.  She has given us a wonderful year of activities for our children and we will miss her. Please drop in to sign her thank you card with your children. Saturday October 13th is her last day and we will …

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LEGO Club

LEGO Club returns September 5th! Every Wednesday 3:30-4:30. All ages welcome!

South Berwick Survey

You are invited to take a 5 minute survey about life in South Berwick Sponsored by the Library Advisory Board on behalf of the Town of South Berwick

Adult Book Discussion~The Stranger in the Woods

Wednesday November 7th at 7:00 pm “The Stranger in the Woods:  the Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit” by Michael Finkel A National Geographic Best Book of the Year  “Campfire-friendly and thermos-ready, easily drained in one warm, rummy slug. It also raises a variety of profound questions—about the role of solitude, about the value of suffering, …

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