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Read ME Author Jaed Coffin

Jaed Coffin, Roughhouse Friday, Read ME, MHC, MSL

Special Read ME event with featured author, Jaed Coffin! Read ME is a statewide summer reading program of the Maine Humanities Council and Maine State Library that gets Maine’s adults all reading the same books...written by Maine authors and recommended by a Maine author. Lily King selected this year’s titles: Roughhouse Friday by Jaed Coffin and The Vigilence of Stars by Patricia O'ODonnell.


Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 6:00pm

Your Voice Matters

Book cover of The Voice that Won the Vote

School age children and parents are invited to hear Elisa Boxer read her recently-published book, The Voice that Won the Vote. Elisa will speak briefly about the process of writing the book – from concept to publication and then focus on answering specific questions from children and parents/guardians.


Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 12:00pm

August Book On Tap

Book Jacket

The selection for the August Books on Tap discussion group, How to be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi. This book, and Kendi's earlier award winning book on racism, Stamped from the Beginning, will be discussed at that August meeting. We skipped July to give you a chance to read Stamped from the Beginning if you have time (800+ pages, but well worth it). Join us in August even if you only have time to read one of them!


Monday, August 17, 2020 - 5:30pm

Armchair Traveler: A 4,200 Mile Bicycle Trek to Scarborough

Armchair Traveler, 4,200 Mile Bike Trek, Tim Fahey, Scarborough Public Library

The Library is pleased to welcome author Tim Fahey to the Library for our second Armchair Traveler Series event of 2020. Tim is a Scarborough resident and author of The Fun Mover Chronicles . His 72-day, 4,200-mile bicycle trek across the nation began in Anacortes, Washington and finished when he ceremoniously stepped into the Atlantic Ocean here in Scarborough.


Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 6:30pm

Evening Book Discussion - Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher

Cover of Women Rowing North

A guide to wisdom, authenticity and bliss for women as they age, exploring how the myriad roles and challenges of women can help promote balance and a transcendent sense of well-being. This discussion will take place online via Zoom. Please contact Chris Libby at clibby [at] for more information.


Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 6:30pm
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