Family Time~ New Saturday Program!

Saturdays 11:00-12:00  Family Time is a drop-in event that will occur ever Saturday from 11:00-12:00, unless otherwise noted. All ages are welcome! Each session will begin with a short story followed by a related activity. Themes will change each week.   9/9: Back to School Congratulations on the first week back to school! We will …

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The Psychology of Money ~Wednesday September 13 7:00 pm

What’s Your Personal Relationship with Money and How Does it Affect How You Use it? Join Dr. Robin Barstow, clinical social worker, who has discovered that a great many people have never wondered about their personal understanding and relationship with money.  So, they do not know their thoughts about money and how they may be …

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How to Get the Biggest College Discounts September 12 7:00 pm

 Tuesday September 12     7:00 pm Minimize the cost of college education at this free workshop on managing college financials. Valuable information for parents, teachers, high school students, and grandparents will be presented by Certified College Planning Specialist Joshua Bartlett. Topics will include: How colleges decide financial aid awards How to know which colleges will award …

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Fall Story Times

Baby & Toddler Story Time (Ages 0-2-years old) Wednesdays 10:30-11:00 starting 9/6 Our baby and toddler story time uses songs, fingerplays, board books, rhymes, and bounces to promote literacy development in children 2-months to 2-years-old. After story time ends, there is time for caregivers and children to socialize. Preschool Story Time (Ages 3-6-years old) Thursdays …

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Exploring Death

Our Choices for Living & Celebrating the Last Bit of Our Lives   “Re-Thinking End of Life”  Tuesday September 19 at 7:00 pm. A screening of “How to Die in Oregon” followed by a community discussion. Attend to gain greater insight into the legal and ethical concerns of aid-in-dying, and learn more about Maine’s own history with …

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Adult Book Discussion~Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Wednesday October 4th at 7:00 pm “Being Mortal: illness, medicine, and what matters in the end” by Atul Gawande     “Being Mortal, Atul Gawande’s masterful exploration of aging, death, and the medical profession’s mishandling of both, is his best and most personal book yet.” ―Boston Globe “American medicine, Being Mortal reminds us, has prepared itself for …

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South Berwick’s Linda Becker

 Wednesday   September 27   6:30 pm     “Cobwebs and Glitter” is a random collection of story poems based on the experiences of a young country girl who recalls them with all the details stored up and happily brought back to life when she returned to her childhood village of South Berwick, Maine. These …

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Mill Girls: September 20th 7:00 pm

“Mill Girls” Program Brings to Life the Experiences of Textile Mill Workers in the 19th & 20th Centuries   South Berwick- Maurice Paquette from The Biddeford Mills Museum will be visiting the South Berwick Public Library to present a program called “The Mill Girls,” which intertwines historical fact with real life experience. The presentation is …

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Author Series

Kathy Eliscu  Tuesday September 12    7:00 pm   Kathy writes on her blog, “the biggest thing my lame fingers have done recently, while repeatedly making the same mistakes at the keyboard, is Not Even Dark Chocolate Can Fix This Mess, a humor novel for women, published by Maine Authors Publishing. And I don’t care what …

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Lego Club

Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 September Challenges!   All are welcome to join LEGO club! Children are welcome to free build or join the challenge offered each week. 9/6: Legos in Space We will be transforming the community room in the library into an outer space world. The challenge will be to build a spaceship to travel through …

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