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258 Main Street Norway, Maine 04268

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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 Summer 2016 Newsletter

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Morning Book Club
Tuesdays at 9:00 am

August 16:
My Name is Lucy Barton
by Elizabeth Strout

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
First Wednesday of every month
in the back of the library 6:30-7:30 pm

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 on the first Wednesday of every month!
The library will provide coloring pages and pencils, though attendees are welcome to bring their own.

NEW in 2016

January 2016
February 2016
March 2016

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









Summer Hours are in effect
on Saturdays we are open 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Book Quilt Raffle
The Friends of Norway Memorial Library are raffling this book quilt
that was made by members of the Board of the Friends of
Norway Memorial Library, library staff and library friends.
Quilting was completed by Border 2 Border.

Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5.00 and may be purchased at the library.

The drawing will be held Friday, August 26, 2016

Don't miss out on your chance to win!

Friends of NML 2016 Book Quilt

Tuesday, August 23,
10:30 am - 12:00 noon

The Alzheimer's Association of Maine
will present

Know the 10 Signs

For anyone interested in learning more about the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.

The purpose of this workshop is to provide the general public with a greater understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and dementia and what to do if they have signs of Alzheimer’s disease. At the workshop, you will learn: How to tell the difference between Alzheimer’s and typical aging; steps to take if you recognize a warning sign in yourself or someone you know; the process to receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis; why early detection is crucial.

Alzheimer's Association Maine
383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone 207.772.0115

Informational Program
Thursday, September 22 at 6:00 pm

Ranked Choice Voting

On November 8, Maine voters decide a number of referendum questions, including Question 5 asking voters whether to replace our current system with ranked choice voting starting in 2018.

Finn Melanson from the League of Women Voters of Maine Education Fund will present a free, educational presentation on this topic

The presentation will explain:

how ranked choice voting works,
how voters use the ballots,
how it compares to our current system,
where it is currently used across the state, country, and world,
and how voters have responded to its

The event is open to the public and community members are encouraged to attend.  Q& A will follow the presentation. 

FMI please contact Finn Melanson by email  at or by phone
207-420-0469. To contact the Norway Memorial Library, please call 743-5309.


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
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

Free & open to the public!


Norway Memorial Library is currently seeking an
Information and Adult Services Associate.
Please see the complete job listing here.
To read the full Job desciption, look here.

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