Community Survey Results to be Presented to the Town Council

Town Council Meeting    September 24th  6:30 pm   The Library Advisory Board of the South Berwick Public Library will be presenting the results of the Community Survey taken in 2018. Community members were invited to answer a brief survey asking about what they valued in our town and what could be improved.  There were …

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Book Discussion Group

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October 2 at 7:00 pm “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry” by Neil DeGrasse Tyson Celebrity scientist Tyson’s profound intellect is matched by his charm and wit. In this slim title, he attempts to explain some of the most complex astrophysics concepts in layman’s terms. Readers should be prepared for a challenging yet edifying experience …

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A Good Man With a Dog~Game Warden Roger Guay

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Tuesday October 8 at 7:00 pm Maine author and retired game warden Roger Guay will visit the South Berwick Public Library with his wife Jolyne to speak about his book “A Good Man with a Dog: A Game Warden’s 25 Years in the Maine Woods,” co-written with Kate Clark Flora. When Roger Guay’s father died …

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“For to See the Elephant” poet and author Tammi Truax

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Tuesday  October  15, 2019  6:30pm Tammi Truax, current Poet Laureate of Portsmouth and Beat Poet Laureate of Maine, will discuss her new historical novel-in-verse, “For to See the Elephant” .  The book is based on the never-before-told  story of the first elephants brought to America and of the people responsible for them.   Appropriate for ages 10 and up.  …

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eBay Selling Basics 101

October 22nd    6:00-8:00 pm This class covers the basics of selling on ebay. Learn how to create a professional listing. From research to shipping. A fantastic way to earn extra income. For the selling hobbyist or the serious entrepreneur. This is a free program (sponsored by the Friends of the South Berwick Library) and …

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The Music of World War I

Ramblin' Richard

Wednesday October 23  at 7:00 pm Ramblin’ Richard will share music and songs of the WWI era      Richard Kruppa, known musically as “Ramblin’ Richard,” performs songs folks love to hear and fondly remember.  Along with singing these memorable “family friendly” songs, he tells fascinating stories.   The songs span many years and include beloved and …

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Genealogy Expert to Discuss DNA Tests

Tuesday November 5 at 7:00 pm Taking a DNA test has become quite popular recently. What test should you take? What do the results mean? How can you use them to connect with family? Come to the  Library to hear B. J. Jamieson, genealogy reference specialist with the Maine State Library, discuss the      …

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