2013 Summer Programs & Fundraisers
ON DISPLAY - ADIRONDACK CHAIRS – 2 adult, 4 child
Chairs are hand-painted by local artists. Some will be raffled, others sold to the highest bidder.
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James Leamon, author of The Reverend Jacob Bailey: Maine Loyalist: For God, King, Country and for Self , the story of a missionary preacher for the Church of England in the frontier town of Pownalborough (now Dresden), Maine, who refused to renounce allegiance to King George III during the American War of Independence.
Sunday, June 23, at 4:00 p.m. Books for sale
LAUNCH INTO SUMMER READING
Join us on Tuesday, June 25, at 10:30 a.m. for the official start of our summer reading program. Surprises and incentives to get kids reading over the summer break.
“LET’S TALK ABOUT IT” – a Maine Humanities Program
Invisible New England – The Real New England?
A scholar–facilitated discussion of four books which are provided free of charge. This program is hosted by both Casco and Naples Libraries and will be held on the following four Wednesdays:
Wednesday, June 26 at 1:30 p.m. - Meet in Naples
Like Lesser Gods, by Mari Tomas
Wednesday, July 10 at 1:30 p.m. - Meet in Naples
The Family, by David Plante
Wednesday, July 24 at 1:30 p.m. - Meet in Casco
All Souls: A Family Story from Southie, by Michael Patrick MacDonald
Wednesday, August 7 at 1:30 p.m. - Meet in Casco
The Wooden Nickel, by William Carpenter
Live music, food and homemade lemonade
on the village green
Saturday, July 6, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
FAMILY STAR PARTY
Members of the Southern Maine Astronomers will present an introduction to the stars at the Casco Library and afterward we will drive to Hacker’s Hill where there will be at least three telescopes available for viewing the stars. This program will be done in conjunction with Raymond Village Library and is funded by an educational grant from Loon Echo Land Trust. Appropriate for ages 6 & up.
Saturday, July 13, at 7:00 p.m.
Rain Date – Monday, July 15, at 7:00 p.m.
Susan Poulin (aka Ida Leclair,) author of Finding Your Inner Moose. Susan Poulin, the creator, performer, and creative force behind the popular Maine character Ida LeClair, has written her first Ida LeClair book, a self-help guide intended to help readers get in touch with their "inner moose." Ida, a certified Maine life guide, offers heartfelt and hilarious advice on such topics as relationships, physical fitness, and housecleaning. Ida lives in the fictional western Maine town of Mahoosuc Mills, where, among other things, she is a cashier at the grocery store and enjoys attending Zumba classes.
Sunday, July 14, at 4:00 p.m. Books for sale
Bill Onorato (aka Thomas Torrens,) author of Viking Sands, a must read thriller about critical events happening today. It is set against the world's growing oil crisis and its ensuing, inevitable slide into economic and political chaos.
Sunday, July 21, at 4:00 p.m. Books for sale
FROM FRED ROGERS TO 60 MINUTES – MY LIFE IN BROADCASTING
A conversation with Joel Dulberg
Sunday, August 11, 4:00 p.m.
FAIRY HOUSE CHALLENGE
Once again we will challenge our patrons to create fairy houses. If you need any ideas, just visit the library. All creations are due by AUGUST 1. Great family activity and, yes, fairies do recycle so incorporate any items around your house. Fairy houses will be on display from August 4 to August 18 during Library hours.
COUPON BOOKS FOR SALE ALL SUMMER LONG
Nearly 40 businesses have participated in our second annual coupon book. Each book costs $10, but is collectively worth hundreds of dollars.
Adirondack Chair Auction and Raffle
We currently have three adirondack chairs up for silent auction and another two that are going to be raffled off. The current bids are listed below the pictures of the chairs and raffle tickets are $5 each or 6 tickets for $25.
Click on any of the images to view an enlarged version.
|Chairs up for auction|
|Chairs in the raffle|
Coupon Books for Sale
Nearly 40 businesses have participated in our first coupon book. Each book costs $10, but is collectively worth hundreds of dollars.
FMI call the library at 627-4541.