Join us on Thursday February 4th. From 2:30 – 4:00 for some adult coloring. We will provide everything just come and enjoy.

Lego Club starting up Monday, December 28th 3:30 to 5:00… Come join us at the Ricker Library and have fun building different Lego sets. This will be be on every 4th Monday of each month. Please come in to sign up or call the library at 998-4390. Please note this is for boys or girls at least 6 years old (due to small parts). We will provide the space and the Legos. Kids just need to come their ideas and imaginations.

Please return your books that are recently due back. During the month of December Ricker Memorial Library will excuse overdue fines on currently borrowed (but late) materials in exchange for non-perishable food items. Bring your overdue books, tapes, videos, DVDs, whatever to the Circulation Desk along with your contribution of packaged, non-perishable foods and we will wipe the slate clean. The entire community will benefit from your generosity. Thank you

Everyone is encouraged to contribute, even if you don’t have overdue library books.

A Bag of Books for $3.00  …..  even movies and puzzles

Great for summer reading,  adding books to your own collection and crafts and hobbies

Did you know that the Alvan Bolster Ricker Memorial Library has many magazines subscriptions ???  Think about coming in and checking these out:  for example… Alaska, Activity Maine, Batman Comics,Birds in Bloom, Bon Appetit, Booklist, Chrip, Clean Eating, Cobblestone, Consumer Reports, Create and Decorate,Diabestes Forecast,  Discovery Girls, Down East, J-14, Kids Discover, Maine Boats, Martha Stewart Living. National Geographic for Kids, National Geographic, Scooby Doo, Taste of Home, Taproot… this is just a few of them.  These magazines can go out just like a library book (the latest magazine cannot go out)..but, we now have a beautiful new sofa to sit and enjoy these magazines.

The Library also has:::  Advertiser Democrat        Lewiston Sun Journal       Maine Sunday Telegram

Twin City Times (free)  Auburn Flagship Cinemas Movie Listing is in

this newspaper.

 

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  Check bulletin boards for outdated posters/notices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

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

Friday,  January 2nd 7:00  “Maleficent” PG  –  dress up as your favorite princess character.

Friday, February 6th 7:00 “Dolphin Tale 2” PG – bring your favorite stuffed animal.

Friday, March 6th 7:00 “The Boxtrolls” PG – dress in your pjs and be comfy!

Friday, April 3rd 7:00 “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” PG

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

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.  We also have Wii!!!!

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