The Library will be CLOSED for a staff development day
Thursday, April 30, 2015
An Evening with
Friday, May 1, 2015
Second Congregational Church, UCC Norway
General admission tickets: $10.00 each
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Norway Memorial Library
Books N Things
This program will feature Richard Blanco, 2013 Inaugural Poet, presenting a reading of poetry and prose and a talk entitled, “Just Tell Me a Story: Writing the Memoir.” Following a question and answer period, Blanco will be available to sign books.
Richard Blanco is the fifth inaugural poet of the United States. For the occasion of the 2013 swearing in ceremony of President Barack Obama, Blanco wrote the poem “One Today.”
This is the inaugural Lifelong Learning Program. It is supported by the Lifelong Learning Fund which was begun at the time of Ann Siekman's retirement as Library Director. The mission of the Norway Memorial Library Lifelong Learning Fund is to "support special programs and projects that encourage people of all ages to explore ideas, expand horizons, and discover and build connections for a lifetime of reading and learning.”
The Last Word:
an end of life book discussion and program series
Thursdays 6:30-8:00 pm
considering end of life issues and topics through
music, fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and memoir
April 16 Final Gifts by Maggie Callanan
Special guest: Karen Flynn, Hospice
Director from Androscoggin Home Health Care
April 23 Six Feet Under: Funeral Choices
a program with Chuck Lakin of Last Things:
Alternatives at the End of Life
May 7 The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe
Books are available to borrow at the library
April is National Poetry Month
Tuesday, April 7, 6:30-7:30 pm to consider:
Is Poetry Waning?
A talk and poetry recital by Oscar Tinker
Oscar is a resident of Norway whose interest in poetry
began forty years ago and continues today.
Visit the Academy of American Poet's National Poetry Month website at
Tax Forms & Tax Filing Assistance
Due to federal budget cuts, the IRS will not be sending tax instruction booklets to public libraries this year. They will send some tax forms. If you need the tax instructions booklets for the 1040,1040A, or 1040EZ forms, you may access or print them from any Internet connected computer from the IRS's website: www.irs.gov. The cost for printing at the library is .10 cents a page. To request that the IRS mail a copy of the instructions to your home call 1-800-829-3676 or click here to request them online.
Maine tax forms haven't been sent to libraries for a few years now. You may order Maine forms and instructions by calling the Maine Department of Revenue at 1-207-624-7894 or visit www.maine.gov.
If you need help filing your taxes, consider making an appointment with AARP Tax Aide volunteers who will e-file your taxes for you. This FREE service will be offered Fridays 10:00-5:00 and Saturdays 10:00-3:00 from January 30 to April 11 here at Norway Memorial Library. FMI, call the library at
743-5309 ext. 1 or stop by to get the information you need to make an appointment.
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 email@example.com
Free & open to the public!