Thanks for checking out what we have going on at CPL!!
"And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days."
James Russell Lowell (American Poet)
I don't know about you, but some perfect weather days in June would be most appreciated by me! :)  We will be adding our summer Wednesdays starting June 14th - Open 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. every Wed. through the summer!

SAVE THE DATES!  Chewonki Natural History Program - Wed. July 5 @ 4:30 p.m.  CPL's 65th Birthday Party - Thursday July 13
Thank you for being a friend to the Casco Public Library!
NEW BOOKS!
Come in and see what we have added to the adult book collection in June!
Did you know that we now have puzzles to borrow - great for a rainy day or a weekly family activity!
We also have magazines!  Over 25 titles - come check them out! 
 
"Upcyled" Book Crafts!

Sunday, June 18 @ 12:00 - 2:30 p.m.

Stop in a make an easy craft or two from old books!  Make something special for Dad!  No fee for the workshop, donations gratefully accepted.

Pre-registration is appreciated - call 627-4541 or click here
What's going on....
in the Book Sale?

Come in to see a special collection of TRAIN books in June!!
FAMILY FRIDAY MOVIE NIGHT!

Friday, June 23 @ 6:30 p.m.

A Dog's Purpose
 
Rated PG -  (1 hr. 40 mins) 

Read ME
A statewide summer reading program with a Maine twist

Read ME gets Maine's adults all reading the same books-by Maine authors and recommended by a Maine author, no less.

Monica Wood.
The two titles (one fiction- Unknown Caller by Debra Spark, one nonfiction- The Moth: 50 True Stories ) by new or lesser-known Maine authors which have been recommended by Monica W ood
(The On e-in-a-Million Boy, When We Were the Kennedys, Any Bitter Thing, Ernie's Ark).

The books will be available at CPL by the middle of June and t
he season will culminate in a large public event (date and location TBD) where the authors will be interviewed live in front of an audience.
CPL 65th Birthday Events 

New group! "Whist" Card Club!
 Call us at 627-4541 or click here if you are interested in playing this fun card game at the library or stop by Thursdays @ 2:00 p.m.  Beginners welcome!


Throwback Thursday Night at the Movies!
"the third Thursday each month"
June 15 @ 6:30 p.m. 
"High Noon" One-time screening 
This is not in our collection so don't miss it!
Come to the movie and
get a chance to win free Sea Dogs tickets!
 

Gary Cooper won the Oscar for the Best Actor in this classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, Cooper stands to lose not only the town but his new wife, Grace Kelly.

Ongoing Groups & Programming

Color & Calm adult coloring group - 1st Thursday of the month @ 1:00 p.m. 
June 1, July 6, August 3 


The Bookies book club
- 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 1:00 p.m.

 The group takes the summer off but you can take part in Let's Talk About It book group or the Maine Read!


Needlecharmers quilt group - 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month @ 2:00 p.m.
June 8 & 22


Storytimes - Every Tuesday @ 10:30 a.m.
June 6, 13 NO STORYTIME ON THE 20TH
Summer storytime kickoff JUNE 27TH

 
Lego Club - 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
June 13 & 27
COMING IN JULY! 
Let's Talk About It book groups!
So Near & So Far: An Exploration of Cuban Literature
Explore Cuban culture and history through the voices of talented Cuban authors. The writing in this series is lyrical, compelling, and poetic.
  • Biography of a Runaway Slave (Esteban Montejo) by Miguel Barnet
  • The Chase by Alejo Carpentier
  • Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia
  • Havana Red by Leonardo Padura Fuentes
Hours:  Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Michelle Brenner, Director
Yvette Rheault, Library Assistant
Wanda Vaughn-Carr, Library Assistant
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