ALVAN BOLSTER RICKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY:

Our Mission is to Encourage Community Members

of All Ages in Their Pursuit of Lifelong Learning by

Providing Educational, Cultural and Recreational Materials in a Welcoming Environment.

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https://login.librarypass.com/?library=library&domain=librarypass.com

 

Access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from 100+ library-friendly publishers — without holds, wait lists, or limits. Click on the link to the left to get access using Ricker Memorial Library’s name and your Ricker Memorial Library card number.

 

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The Summer Reading Program Registration will be starting June 10th. Please click on the link below to get all your information or call at 998-4601.

Summer Reading Program 2024 Read

Summer Reading Program 2024 READ, RENEW, REPEAT

Come join us at Ricker Library this summer for five Tuesdays of crafts, games and lots of fun. We will learning about various things; like renewable resources , endangered species and our environment.  Summer reading will be starting every Tuesday July 9th to August 6th.  The program starts at 10:00.

Please come in to register at the library after JUNE 10th.

PRESCHOOL:

7/9  Planting with soil

7/16 Recyclable art

7/23 Endangered animal scavenger hunt

7/30 Recyclable polar bear

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SCHOOL AGE:

7/9  Polar Bears

7/16 Elephants

7/23 Graphic Novel

7/30 Mazes

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SPECIAL EVENTS:

July 19th  Mammals of Maine, a Seal’s Journey

August 6th  Sparks Ark

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“””SUPPER SPRING YARD SALE”””

Saturday, June 15   8 AM to 1 PM       (rain date June 22)

at RICKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY

Sign up now to reserve your table

A portion of the proceeds support library services and programming through “FRIENDS OF RICKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY”

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IMPORTANT NOTICE::: On February 20 … Town of Poland is going on a new phone system  … New phone number will be  *998-4601* for all departments.  You will be directed to choose a number to key in;  listen for Library and press this number and it will ring to the LIBRARY.

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cloudLibrary

 

 

(Download Library) http://yourcloudlibrary.com/index.php/en-us/how-it-works               Visit cloudlibrary to be able to download books on your phone, tablet and computer.            *CLOUD*:   Your Account Pin is:  The last four numbers of your phone number that you have on file with the library.  With the move to Polaris you will need this “pin #” to access the Cloud Library and your library card barcode.

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MAINE INFONET LIBRARY  SYSTEM

Search Our Catalog Using MILS , you can go to SERVICES:  from the above listings: click on Renew, Reserve, Request

To search our catalog using MILS go to:                        mils.polarislibrary.com

MY Library Account in upper right hand corner

Key in your name: ex. Jane Smith and your library card barcode

Click on Submit : which will bring up your account ..this will enable you to check what books you have out and books you would like to try to renew

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POLAND SPRING PRESERVATION SOCIETY AND WATER MUSEUM

We now have two family passes for our patrons to the Maine State Building, All Souls Chapel and the Water Museum.  This is free admission for up to six (6) people.

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RICKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY’S PRESCHOOL STORYTIME.   Tuesdays  10:00 to 11:00

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TWEENS AND TEENS GROUP : Tuesdays   3:30 to 4:30

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CRIBBAGE CARD PLAYING FRIDAYS * Next time:   May 3rd, May 17th, May 31st * June 14th June 28th at 1:30 to 3:00.    We have all the cribbage boards and cards to play with.

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THE FRIENDS OF RICKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY NEED A HELPING HAND!

Would you like to make a difference in your community?

JOIN THE FRIENDS!

Friend’s of Ricker Memorial Library is a small group of local volunteers who work hard to come up with ideas and exciting programs for the library. The Friend’s are in desperate need of volunteers to continue to support and provide programming for the community. If you have some time and would like to help out please send an email to http://www.rickerfriends.org.

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 MONDAY MURDER MYSTERY GROUP:  June 3   2:00-3:00 “DEAD MAN’S WAKE”  by Paul Doiron

LET’S TALK BOOK GROUP: May 20   6:30-7:30 “LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY”  by Bonnie Garmus

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                                                      

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1211 Maine Street, Poland, Maine 04274