View of Norway Library from Main Street

258 Main Street Norway, Maine 04268

Learning and Leisure for Life


Mon., Tues., Fri. 10-5
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 12-5
Saturday 10-3 (10-1 in summer)
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Friends of Norway Library

Fall 2017 Newsletter

The first Saturday of every month is Fine Free Saturday!

Insightful Librarian Blog

If you weren't able to attend the Friends of Norway Memorial Library's
Holiday Open House on December 9, 2016 take a look at this video to see some of
what you missed and plan to come this year.

Morning Book Club
Tuesdays at 9:00 am

Remains of the Day

by Kazuo Ishiguro

November 21

Bring your own coffee or tea.
A breakfast snack will be provided.
This discussion is open to the public- there is no need to pre-register.

Friends of Norway Memorial Library host
Cribbage Afternoons
1:00-3:30 pm

Come to the library on Monday afternoons to socialize and play cribbage.
All skill levels welcome!

This ongoing program is free
and open to the public.

Adult Coloring

If you want to get started on the latest form of relaxation, tap your creative side, or need a quiet space to do your coloring visit the library during open hours as materials will be available for patrons to use. Please ask if interested.


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September 2017

Please look for Coming Attractions posters and if you see a fiction book or DVD you would like, please place a hold at the information desk.

The Teen Room has a Facebook Page!

"Norway Library Teen Page"

Amazing Resource:

Check out the UMaine Cooperative Extension's YouTube channel for a bunch of how-to & informational videos. Including topics such as how to prune a lilac bush, how to grow tomatoes, native plants in Maine, home composting bins, how to save on home energy and heating costs during Maine winters, gardening in limited space using container gardens, and many more.

YouTube Channel : for informational videos


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The parking lot drop box is open for your convenience.

Saturday hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. until Memorial Day.

Photocopies:Black and white copies 10 cents per page/side. Color printing is 25 cents per page/side.

Faxing is 50 cents per page and scanning is free.

For all fall and winter library programs, please click Upcoming Programs


*October 19, 6:30 pm: Next Native American series book discussion is on

"The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian" by Sherman Alexie.

If you would like to request a copy of this book, please stop by the information desk.


The Cobblestones debut at The Bluebird on Bethel, Winter 2017.

Cobblestones will perform at the library on Thursday, October 26 from 7:00-8:30 pm. The Cobblestones are a local band with Carolyn Costanzi (vocalist), Mike Plourde (guitar and vocals), Ken Lloyd (bass), Mark Plourde (percussion), and often by Danielle Tran (keyboards, Norway). The band plays a mix of acoustic rock and Americana music with tight harmonies.

This concert is free and open to the public. Tickets are required. They are available for free at the information desk on a first come first serve basis as seating is limited.
Tickets will be available starting Monday, October 9 and may be picked up at the library’s information desk. The Friends of Norway Memorial Library are sponsoring this program.

For more information please call the library at 743-5309 or visit


The Friends of Norway Memorial Library are raffling this handmade Maine-themed quilt.

Tickets are available for purchase until the drawing on November 17, 2017. 

They are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00.

Proceeds support library programs and Friends of the Library events, publication and mailing of newsletters, and more.

To purchase tickets, stop by the library.

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Helpful websites and interesting articles:


CloudLibrary has replaced Maine InfoNet for downloading ebooks and

audiobooks. Please go to to download free apps

for your device and to learn more about this new software. You can also access

the following link that explains it as well: cloudLibrary brochure. If you have a

Kindle and not a Kindle Fire, the cloudLibrary will not work, so please check out

this article to find out how to download books: How to put free e-books on Kindle_



Set up an appointment with a librarian for a 45 minute one-on-one
to receive training or to discuss any of these topics below!

The Library Catalog (Minerva): Searching - Requesting - Renewing
Using the Internet
Better Google searching
MARVEL: Maine’s Virtual Library
Select a Subject : NoveList : Ancestry Library
Overdrive: Using the Download Library for different devices
Learning Express & the Maine State Library’s Information Commons
Basic Word & other Office Applications: How to create basic documents
Photos: Basic Manipulation - Transferring from camera to computer
Email Accounts: Setting up - Sending attachments - Creating Lists

Other Topics available upon request

For more information or to sign up, visit the Information Desk
or contact us at 743-5309 or

Free & open to the public!



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