Please take a look at the wish list from Responsible Pet Care and see if there is anything you can purchase for us. We will put all the items into our “store” and summer reading program participants will use the tokens they earn to “buy” them for the shelter.

Old Mother Hubbard dog treats * Hard wood pellets, litter boxes & scoopers * Kitten milk replacement * Laundry detergent, liquid dishwasher soap, paper towels, toilet paper * hand sanitizer , clorox wipes, alcohol, peroxided * brooms, dustpans, 13 gallon and 33 gallon plastic bags * towels and facecloths, pieces of fleece( 1 yard r more) , postage stamps, pet safe ice melt *** Purina cat, kitten and dog chows, canned cat and dog food, Wellness canned cat and dog food ***

A Universe of Stories!

July 9, 16, 23, 30 and Aug. 6 @ 10:00 a.m.

Register for Summer Reading: Get a voucher for free tickets to Sea Dogs Game.. To Register for Tuesday mornings call or stop by the library after June 15.

Here is how you can join in the fun:


Craft for preschoolers: Make stick rocket, rocket puzzle, tube rocket and pennant.

Grades 1 – 5: Telescope, straw rockets, make some constellation spring art and alien spacecraft.

Grades 6 – 9: Kids in this group will help the younger kids with weekly attendance, look at reading logs and pass out tokens and help with crafts. We would love it if these kids could come a few times before July 9th to get trained.


Northern Stars Planetarium

Town Hall Two Shows

Wed July 31 10:00 a.m.

Wed July 31 11:15 a.m.



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

Tuesday June 11 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!

Thursday-June 20, 2019 10:00 – 4:00

For more information please call the Library 998-4390

Please check out under the “Get Invovled” (up above) and click on wish list.. Maybe someone will be able to help out.. thank you

Come and join us on Tuesdays * 3:30 for an hour of crafting FUN. Each week there is a different craft. You may call the library to check it out. 998-4390

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1211 Maine Street, Poland, Maine 04274