View of Norway Library from Main Street

258 Main Street Norway, Maine 04268
207-743-5309

norlib@norway.lib.me.us

Learning and Leisure for Life

 


HOURS:
Mon., Tues., Fri. 10-5
Wednesday 10-8
Thursday 12-5
Saturday 10-3 (10-1 in summer)
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DVD Collection

Norway Library's
DVD collection

 


Friends of Norway Library

Winter 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, take a look at this video to see some of
what you missed and plan to come next year.
https://youtu.be/nxBphp8JEs0


Morning Book Club
Tuesdays at 9:00 am

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Requiem in Stones: a novel of grief and grace

by Richard Wile

June 13

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
Mondays
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.


NEW

January 2017

February 2017

March 2017

Library of America

April 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

 

Text Alerts Nnfo

 

 

May 1: Parking lot drop box opens for your convenience.

Saturday, May 27: The library will begin its summer Saturday hours of 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

which will extend until Labor Day.

Monday, May 29: The library will close in observance of Memorial Day.

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For library programs, please click Upcoming Programming

For staff recommendations: Staff Recommends 2017

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If you wish to read an article about

Norway, Maine and WWI, please click Norway, America!

Looking for a relative from Maine who served in World War I?

Please click on Inventory of Maine World War I memorials

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CloudLibrary has replaced Maine InfoNet for downloading ebooks and

audiobooks. Please go to www.yourcloudlibrary.com 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____________________________________________________________________________________

ARTWORK

We have a photo and poetry exhibit featuring Ms. Haskell's English classes from Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.

They are loaning their photos and poetry for an exhibit near the Fiction Stacks of the library. We also have artwork from Ms. Moccia's

grade 8 art class at Oxford Hills Middle School. They are Linoleum Block Prints and Mixed Media Drawings. Thank you to both classes!

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The topics of fake news and media bias are concepts that we are all hearing more about.

Please click here to access a research guide from Bowdoin College on this timely topic:

Fake vs. Fact?

Also, another site to check out is:

Media Bias Fact Check

*June 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Norway Memorial Library hosts a talk and discussion by

award-winning journalist Chet Lunner, "Fake News, Alternative Facts: or, Is American

Journalism Dead?"

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Book-a-Librarian

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
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
Facebook

Other Topics available upon request

For more information or to sign up, visit the Information Desk
or contact us at 743-5309 or norlib@norway.lib.me.us

Free & open to the public!

 

 

 
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