The Simpson Memorial Library will host their second Adult Coloring Event on Thursday, June 23rd at 6 PM. Ms. Becky will have some tips on materials to use. Attendees may bring their own color pages and materials, or use the library’s color pages and colored pencils. Come enjoy an evening of relaxation and socialization at the library located at 8 Plymouth Road in Carmel. For more information contact 848-7145.
The Sangerville Public Library will be holding the following events. Sarah Johnson will give an organ concert to benefit the Sangerville Public Library and the local Food Cupboard. The concert will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, July 10th at 4:30 PM. The concert is a by donation event. The church is located at the corner of Main and Church Streets in Sangerville. Then, Kevin Mannix, WLBZ TV Channel 2 Weatherman will speak about his book, “Weathering Shame”. There will be no fee to attend this event. It is sponsored by The Sangerville Library Board of Trustees. The library is located at 1 Town Hall Avenue in Sangerville. For more information contact 876-3491 or email
The Canaan Public Library will be having a book and pie sale on Friday, June 24th from 10:30 AM to 1 PM. It will be held at the library at 22 Hinckley Road in Canaan. There will be fresh baked pies and an assortment of books available.
The Stewart Free Library concerts begin on Thursday, June 23rd at 7 PM. Gary Knowles, Mr. Music himself, will be stopping by to perform. The public is welcome to come out and enjoy an evening of music. The concerts will be held a the library on 8 Levi Stewart Drive in Corinna.
The Newport Cultural Center (NCC) will be hosting a Paint and Sip Event on Wednesday, June 29th at 5:30 PM. Participants can bring their own favorite beverage and snacks will be provided. The cost of the event will be $40 per person. Proceeds are to benefit the Newport Cultural Center. Space is limited to 15 participants, so make sure to sign up early. For more information or to sign-up contact the NCC at 368-5074 or email
The staff of Senator Angus King will be holding a Your Government, Your Neighborhood forum and will be at the NCC on Thursday, June 23rd to hold constituent hours to hear the publics concerns. They will be in the community room of the NCC from 10 AM to 12 PM. If you would like the Senator to hear your comments or concerns drop by and speak with his staff. For more information contact 1-800-432-1599.
The Pittsfield Public Library will be holding a summer reading program at the Pittsfield Public Library. There will be a story time every Monday at 10:15 AM for pre-school children and special events for older children. A free lunch will be provided Monday through Friday from 12:30 to 1:30 PM for anyone age 18 and younger. The Portland Sea Dogs have provided free tickets for children. A free family pass to the Maine Discovery Museum can be borrowed, courtesy of the Friends of the Pittsfield Public Library. Come to the library to pick-up a full schedule of events and check the library’s Facebook page for updates.
When school is out, science is in with GSK Science in the Summer at the Pittsfield Public Library. Trudi Plummer from the Maine Discover Museum in Bangor will present two science programs at the Pittsfield Public Library. The first program begins on Monday, June 27th at 1 PM. Children will discover the properties of magnetism by exploring the tiny building blocks of all matter: atoms and molecules, playing with magnets and magnetic force fields and making a compass and will also learn about static electricity using pushy balloons and sticky packing peanuts, playing with volts and jolts and indoor mini lightning bolts while exploring the secrets of “shocking” science. The second program will be held on Wednesday, June 29th at 1 PM. Children will learn about electricity, what makes things light up, the flow of electrons, building circuits with surprising materials and experiment with switches, motors, buzzers and gadgets, electromagnets, insulators and conductors, the stop-and-go of electric circuitry. These programs are sponsored by a grant from GSK Foundation. For more information, call the library at 487-5880. The library is located at 110 Library Street in Pittsfield.
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