“What Are Our Kids Reading These Days?”  Young Adult Books Speak to All of Us

7:00 pm Mondays       Discussion Leader:  Carol Kontos

A SERIES OF BOOK DISCUSSIONS …..

Sept. 15   “Walk Two Moons”   by Sharon Creech

Sept. 29   “Dogsong” by Gary Paulsen

Oct. 20     “Holes” by Louis Schar

Nov.  3      “Maniac Magee”  by Jerry Spinelli

Nov. 17      “Two Old Women” by Velma Wallis

Please contact Joanne Messer at 998-4390 for information and to register.

 

 

 

Ricker Memorial Library is proud to offer an opportunity for you to purchase raffle tickets for the beautiful Sampler Quilt that was handmade across the winter months by our Monday Morning Quilters.  This quilt, in lovely shades of rose, burgundy, green, yellow, tan and blue will enhance your decor and become a family heirloom.  It measures 64″ x 50″ and has a warm & natural batting to keep you toasty warm.  Your support on this fund raising event  will benefit the library and you just might also be the proud new owner of this gorgeous coverlet.  $1.00 per ticket or $5.00 for 6 tickets.  Drawing will be Dec 22, 2014

Come to pick out your  library books to take home for reading;   and then sit down and play a quiet  game.  We now have Scrabble,  Sorry!,  Monopoly and Yahtzee.

“Summer Reading Program 2014″

Kick-Off ..At the A B Ricker Library  Tues July 8th  10:00-11:00

Register for Summer Reading,  pick up your reading record sheet

Get a voucher for free tickets to Sea Dogs game

Free ice cream cone for kids from Gifford’s Ice Cream

To register for Tuesday mornings call or stop by the library after June 20.

Readers of all ages can Fizz Boom Read.. Here is how you can join in the fun:

Preschoolers July 8, 15, 22 & 29 10:00 am … READ STORIES, NATURE WALK, MUSIC, TIN CAN TELEPHONE, MAKE INSTRUMENTS, SAILBOATS

Grades 1 -5  …READ STORIES, MAKE LAB COATS, SODA, BUBBLE GUM, SCIENTIST’S BAGS

SPECIALS:::: MAD SCIENCE OF MAINE  MONDAY  JULY 14  2:00pm

CHILDREN’S MUSICIAN SHAWN HENNESSEY   BUSTER B SIGNER /GUITARIST  WEDNESDAY JULY 23  11:00am

JULY 29 After Storytime … Ice Cream  Party and Prizes….

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please come and check out the books, movies and puzzles that we have downstairs for sale.  We add books to our sale almost every week.  Remember a bag of books is only $3.00.  This is a Bargain!!!

Meetings:  One afternoon a month  2:15 – 4:00…..  Stories – Demonstrations… Hands on Activities… Mystery Trunk… learning about people and places in Poland’s past.   Girls and boys are invited to join.  There will be demonstrations about how things were made or actually try to do activities in the same way they were done before people shopped in supermarkets or went to school on a bus.  Club meetings will be held at the Ricker Memorial Library on the last Wednesday of each month during the school year.  Club members will walk in a group with an adult leader to the library.  Parents will be expected to pick up their children at the library at 4:00.  The first meeting will be January 29th.

Tuesday evenings 6:30 to 8:00 anyone who would like to join us in knitting as group is welcome.  Everyone does their own projects.

The Library is looking for a volunteer to help seniors in  basic computer skills.  Please call the Library at 998-4390 for more information.

Next time… Saturday APRIL 12TH  at   10:30 – 11:30

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1211 Maine Street, Poland, Maine 04274