SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019 POLAND TOWN HALL….

1231 Maine Street, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

!!!! FREE ADMISSION !!!!

sponsored by the Friends of THE ALAN RICKER LIBRARY

Knitted Items, quilted items, jewelry, country decor, Christmas decorations and much much more……

Please check your purses, drawers, cars and anywhere else you might be hiding your library card. Make sure your local card is up-to-date, hasn’t expired, and has no fees or fines. It must be in good standing to use it at a participating library.

A. B. RICKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY,AUBURN PUBLIC LIBRARY,BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY,BATES COLLEGE,BELFAST FREE LIBRARY,BERWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY,BOOTHBAY HARBOR MEMORIAL LIBRARY,BOWDOIN COLLEGE,CALAIS FREE LIBRARY,CHARLOTTE HOBBS MEMORIAL LIBRARY,COLBY COLLEGE LIBRARY,COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM LIBRARIES: CENTRAL MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, EASTERN MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, KENNEBEC VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, NORTHERN MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, SOUTHERN MAINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, WASHING COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE.. D.A. HURD LIBRARY, DOROTHY WEBB QUIMBY LIBRARY, UNITY COLLEGE, EDYTHE DYER COMMUNITY LIBRARY, HADLEY PARROT HEALTH SCIENCE LIBRARY(EM-HEALTH), HUSSON UNIVERSITY-SAWYER LIBRARY, JESUP MEMORIAL LIBRARY, KENNEBUNK FREE LIBRARY, LEWISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY, LIBBY MEMORIAL LIBRARY, LISBON LIBRARY, LUDDEN MEMORIAL LIBRARY, MAINE STATE LAW & LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE LIBRARY, MAINE STATE LIBRARY, MAINE GENERAL LIBRARY & RESOURCE CENTER, MCARTHUR PUBLIC LIBRARY, MERRILL MEMORIAL-YARMOUTH, MILLINOCKET MEMORIAL LIBRARY, NORWAY MEMORIAL LIBRARY, NUTTING MEMORIAL LIBRARY, MAINE MARITIME, ORONO PUBLIC LIBRARY, PARIS PUBLIC LIBRARY, PITTSFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY, PORTLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY, ROCKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY, ROCKPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY, SCARBOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY, SKIDOMPHA PUBLIC LIBRARY, SOUTH BERWICK PUBLIC LIBRARY, SOUTHWEST HARBOR LIBRARY, SPRINGVALE PUBLIC LIBRARY, THOMAS COLLEGE LIBRARY, THOMAS MEMORIAL LIBRARY, THOMASTON PUBLIC LIBRARY, TOPSHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY, UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM LIBRARIES: U M FOGLER LIBRARY, UMA LIBRARIES (KATZ AND NOTTAGE), UMF-MANTOR LIBRARY, UMFK -BLAKE LIBRARY, UMM-MERRILL LIBRARY, UMPI-LIBRARY , USM-SOUTHERN MAINE LIBRARIES, UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND LIBRARY SERVICES, WATERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY, WELLEHAN LIBRARY, SAINT JOSEPH’S COLLEGE, WELLS PUBLIC LIBRARY, WINDHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY, WITHERLE MEMORIAL LIBRARY, YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY AND YORK SCHOOL DEPARTMENT

This program will allow you to use your library card at more than 60 libraries starting September 16th throughout Maine.

The purpose of the program is to make your experience borrowing materials and returning them; as convenient as possible. To help make the program run smoothly:

  1. Make sure you have your library card with you and it’s in good standing.

2. Familiarize yourself with the list of participating libraries and look for the gold reciprocal borrowing program logo.

3. Return items, when possible to your home library or the library that you borrowed the materials from.

SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE RICKER LIBRARY

THERE ARE 3 WAYS TO HELP

DONATE ITEMS FOR A GIFT BASKET … CREATE & DONATE A BASKET

***COME TO THE LIBRARY AND BUY A GIFT BASKET***

Donations may be dropped off at the library by Wednesday, November 2nd

Baskets will go on sale the week of November 12th

MAD SCIENCE IS COMING TO RICKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY FOR HALLOWEEN! JOIN US ON OCTOBER 14TH AT 1:30 ..AGES 3 & UP

Get ready for a Halloween Science Adventure that starts off with a spooky.. but not too spooky…Halloween story about Dr. Erienmeyer Funkenstein and the Mad Science Goblin! Prepare for science tricks and treats. Reach into a magic bag…BOO! That’s okay, we promise it won’t bite. Get hands on with gooey eyeballs and find out what can happen to a scientist if they do not follow proper safety rules. You will marvel at the Foaming Jack O’Lantern and hear the sound of the Spooky Mad Science Goblin. Witness ghosts appear out of thin air and a chemical reaction that will light up the room. Finally, ultra violet light will reveal an interesting visitor and complete your experience with the most “Maddening” and scientifically spooky Halloween Show ever! PLEASE COME IN TO SIGN UP OR CALL THE LIBRARY…space is limited 998-4390.


If you enjoy writing, come and join Claire Walker and Joseph Beardsley on

Tuesday SEPT. 10 3:00 – 4:00 at Ricker Memorial Library

This pass allows access to Maine State Parks and Historical Sites.
Check out pass for two days.

This pass is made available to patrons of the library by Don & Suzie Stover.
We are very grateful to them for this great gift.

The crafts need to be totally hand made. More information to come.

On the second Friday of the month at 1:30 – 3:00
Come to the library to socialize and play cribbage.

All skill levels welcome!

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