Summer Hours are in effect
on Saturdays we are open 10:00 am -1:00 pm
I’m Bookin’ It
at Norway Memorial Library
This summer’s adult reading program is inspired by the national
Consolidated Summer Library Program theme: Exercise Your Mind.
Whether you want to set a reading goal, an activity goal, or both we are here to help. Sign up at the library’s information desk, set your own goals, track your reading and/or activity and you’ll be Bookin’ It at Norway Memorial Library.
The series includes two book discussions, one cookbook discussion, and a talk by Angela Bancroft, nationally ranked Ironman athlete.
Thursday, June 16, 6:30 pm
Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
Thursday, June 30, 6:00 pm
The Runner’s World Cookbook
Bring a dish prepared from a recipe in "The Runner’s World Cookbook." Dishes will be sampled and discussed. The cookbook is available to browse at the library’s information desk.
Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 pm
Angela Bancroft, guest speaker
A talk about how to stay motivated while striving to reach your fitness goals
Thursday, July 21, 6:30 pm
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
by Haruki Murakami
All programs will be held at the library. Stop by the information desk to register and pick up an activity log and reading journal. If you participate in two or more programs, you are eligible to enter a drawing for a Fitbit activity tracker.
The first 24 registrants will receive an “I’m Bookin’ It” T-shirt!
Adopt a Book
for the Norway Memorial Library's picture book collection
Visit the library and look at the books on display. Choose one to purchase in honor of a child, friend, pet, occation or event- you choose. A book plate will be placed inside the book and it will be added to the library's collection.
We are now accepting donations of books for the
Friends of Norway Memorial Library's
Annual Used Book Sale
Please bring your paperback and hardcover fiction and nonfiction books for children and adults to the library's side entrance. Your gently used books will find a new home when they are sold in the annual book sale.
The Friends use the funds generated to:
purchase audio and video materials for the library's collection
support public programming
purchase items (such as book drop boxes, a digital camera, LCD projector) that enhance library serives and programs for the public
present Friends' sponsored events & activities like the annual holiday party
for the Annual Used Book Sale
Help is needed July 1-9
Friday, July 1: moving books from the library & storage to the sale sight
Tuesday, July 5-Thursday, July 7: unpacking boxes, sorting, and pricing books
Thursday, July 7- Saturday, July 9: assisting during the sale
Saturday, July 9: Packing up and moving books to storage once the sale is done
An orientation for new volunteers will beheld on
Friday, July 1 at 12:30 pm at the Norway Grange Hall on Whitman Street
If you would like to volunteer, please stop by the library's information desk to sign up.
Set up an appointment with a librarian for a 45 minute one-on-one
session 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
Using the Download Library for different devices – Kindle & Amazon accounts, the Nook, and other 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Free & open to the public!