1.  Cover books

2.  Shelve books

3.   Check new book shelves for “old” books to put on change status shelf

4.  Straighten books, magazines, DVD’s etc.

5.  Check bulletin boards for outdated posters/notices

6.  Merchandising books on shelf which look like they haven’t gone out much

7.  Wash Books

8.  Attach bar code, book plates on incoming new books

9.  Decorate library on holidays

10.  Pull children’s holiday books

11.  Straighten flyers etc. on tables in lobby area & pull outdated  bulletin

12.  Dust upstairs and downstairs

13.  Wash windows downstairs

14.  Wipe off tables in Community Room

15.   Clean Kitchen

16.  Craft prep help for story time

17.  Need someone to work in flower gardens

18.  Need someone to wash the library curtains




From 2:30 to  4:00 on Monday Nov. 10th come to the library to play WII U … try bowling, tennis, baseball and Mario too!

The Library has many that need to find a new home… A bag full is only  $3.00… If you are one of lucky ones that still have a VHS player: come check out the downstairs for movies.   Should be something for all ages.


Ricker Memorial Library in partnership with Driving-Test.org is proud to offer Free Maine Driver Permit practice tests.  These tests, for both automobile and motorcycle, along with the Driver Handbook for each, are available by clicking on the link below:

Good Luck and Happy Driving!

Click on this link:

driving-tests.org/maine/maine-permit.practice test



Tuesday, November 4 – 11         These Electronics will be on display for one week.

Nook Simple Touch (e-reader)

Kindle Fire (tablet)

Kindle Paper White (e-reader)

Apple iPad Mini (tablet)

Nook HDt (tablet)

Google Nexus (tablet)

Jane Fawcett and her dog is available on Saturdays ..  10:30 – 11:30  **** Please come in to sign up or call the library 998-4390.  Sign up is required so that we may call Jane to bring in Lizzy.

Tuesdays 10:00 to 11:00 with ” Miss Carolyn” starts Sept. 2nd.

Ricker Memorial Library is proud to offer an opportunity for you to purchase raffle tickets for this beautiful Sampler Quilt that was handmade across the winter months by our Monday Morning Quilters;  Elizabeth, Karen, Jody, and Pennie.  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.  Support this fund raising event that benefits the library and you might also be the proud new owner of this gorgeous quilt.

$1.oo  per ticket

$5.00 for 6 tickets

Drawing takes place December 22, 2014

Friday, September 5th  “DisneynatureBears”

Friday, October 17th “Toy Story of Terror” and “Scooby Doo Which Witch is Which”  come dressed in a costume.

Friday, November 7th  “Muppets Most Wanted”

Friday December 5th  “Santa Clause 2″

All movies, popcorn and drinks are free.  Candy is a small fee.

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

7:00 pm Mondays       Discussion Leader:  Candace Kanes


Sept. 15   “Two Old Women” by Velma Wallis/ “Dogsong” by Gary Paulsen

Sept. 29   “Holes” by Louis Schar

Oct. 20     “Walk Two Moons” by Sharon Creech”

Nov.  3      “Maniac Magee”  by Jerry Spinelli

Nov. 17      “Catherine, Called Birdy ” by Karen Cushman

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




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