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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 2016 Newsletter

The first Saturday of every month is Fine Free Saturday!

Insightful Librarian Blog

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Morning Book Club
Tuesdays at 9:00 am

February 14:
Everything I Never Told You

by Celeste Ng

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 as materials will be on a table in the reference room for patrons to use!

NEW in 2016

September 2016

October 2016

November 2016

December 2016

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









Fall and winter hours are in effect.
On Saturdays the library is open 10:00 am-3:00 pm.

The library will be open on Presidents' Day, Monday, February 20.


AARP volunteers will be in the library again this tax season to assist
with free tax preparation Fridays 10-4 and Saturdays 10-3.

To make an appointment call 333-6448.

We also have tax forms: 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ.


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.


Winter Book Bingo, Starting January 3!

Get over the winter blahs with some winter book bingo!  
Participants will read and complete a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal
line of five squares to be entered in the drawing to win
a bingo prize.  Pick up a Winter Book Bingo card and a packet of hot cocoa mix
while supplies last at the library’s information desk.  
For book suggestions to help complete the challenge, participants are
invited to a book chat on Thursday, January 26 at 6:30pm.


Photo/Poetry Exhibit in January
Ms. Haskell’s English classes from Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School
are loaning their photos and poetry for an
exhibit near the Fiction Stacks of the Library. 
Please be sure to check them out!


Let’s Talk About It
The Maine Humanities Council has awarded NML with their book discussion series,
Violence and Belonging: the 14th Amendment and American Literature.  
This amendment includes defining national citizenship and making sure that
states do not deny citizens basic rights. The books in the series look at citizenship,
diversity, and inequality.  The facilitator for this series is Reza Jalali, the
Coordinator for Multicultural Student Affairs at the University of Southern Maine.

Books to be read and discussed in this series include:

Tuesday, February 28, 6:30-8:00pm Once in a Promised Land by Laila Halaby

Tuesday, March 28, 6:30-8:00pm, Marrow of Tradition by Charles Chestnut

Tuesday, April 18, 6:30-8:00pm, Between the World and Me by Ta Nehisi Coates

Tuesday, May 9, 6:30-8:00pm, The Round House by Louise Erdich

Tuesday, May 23, 6:30-8:00pm, A Map of Home by Randa Harrar

Please contact the library at 743-5309 ext. 1 or
for more information about the “Let’s Talk About It” series and to register.
Registration is required to participate in this series. Books for the program
are available for loan at the library. 



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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