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The Hartland Public Library (HPL) invites all children ages 1 to 18 to the “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program Registration Day on Monday, June 18th from 10 AM to 2 PM. The “Butterflies and Bugs” trunk from Cornerstones of Science will also be available on this day, with John and Beth Clark, from 10 AM to 12 PM. Registration will continue throughout this week. HPL is located at 16 Mill Street in Hartland. While you are there, check-out the May 2018 listing of recently added books and DVDs found on the Bulletin Board inside HPL. You can also visit the new website at and find out more about Hartland Public Library. Melody Braley (right) teaching Librarian Nick Berry how to use the machine to make floss bracelets during the Kid’s Crafts Hour at Hartland Public Library.
The Brown Memorial Library will be holding their Summer Reading Program, titled: Libraries Rock on Wednesdays beginning on Wednesday, June 27th through Wednesday, August 15th from 1 to 2:30 PM. The week of Wednesday, July 4th the program will be held on Thursday, July 5th. There will be prizes, snacks, and crafts. To sign-up contact 426-8686. Scheduled for Thursdays from 3 to 5 PM is Teen Crafts. This event is designed for teens ages 13 to 19. This program will teach participants how to make duck tape crafts and more. The Ye Olde Wordsmith Society will be holding their next meeting on Monday, June 18th at 6:30 PM. The group gathers to share ideas and suggestions, encourage each other through discussion and support, while participating in writing exercises designed to sharpen ones perception and description. The events described will be located at the Brown Memorial Library at 53 Railroad Street in Clinton. For more information contact the Library at 426-8686 or email:
The Shaw Public Library will have a Maine State Park Pass available for circulation to patrons this season. The pass will be checked out in the same manner as a book. The Vehicle Season Pass admits the pass holder and occupants of the vehicle to Maine State Parks and Historic Sites day use facilities. The pass cannot be used toward camping. A 17 person vehicle is the maximum size allowed with the pass. The Maine State Parks season passes are not accepted at the following locations: Acadia National Park, Allagash Wilderness Waterway, Baxter State Park, Maine Wildlife Park, Peacock Beach, Penobscot Narrows Observatory, Penobscot River Corridor, Scarborough Beach or Swan Island. The Library is located at
9 Lily Bay Road in Greenville.
The Piscataquis County Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting a program at the Shaw Public Library. The program will center around the book, A Drop Around the World by Barbara Shaw McKinney. In the book youth are taken around the world from Maine to Mumbai following one raindrop that touches plant, animal, and human life around the world. Geared to ages 5 to 12, everyone that comes will surely learn something they didn’t know. The event will take place on Tuesday, July 10th at 11 AM at the Shaw Public Library on 9 Lily Bay Road in Greenville.