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Washburn Memorial Library 

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February 2022

Teatime Book Club

Is one of your new year goals to read more?  If you enjoy discussing the details and ideas of a book, then please join our virtual Teatime Book Club!   It is held once a month (a different book each month, of course)!  To sign up, please call or email Cara @ Washburn Memorial Library to sign up!  Once you've signed up, you will have a Book Club Bag ready for your pick up (fee is $10) Includes the book, tea, honey sticks, and a note!  Cheers!

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March 2022

Children's Library

Please visit our Children's Library!  We've recently updated our downstairs room with new books and new shelves, currently creating a nice flow to our collections!  Bring your family by to see the many books we have to help bring imagination to the forefront and encourage your children to read. We also offer Toddler Storytime, Thursdays @ 10:30am with Ms. Courtney, Children's Librarian. 

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April 2022

Lost on a Mountain in Maine - 75th Anniversary 

 Celebrating Donn Fendler's 75th Anniversary since being lost in the wilderness! Based on the true account of a boy's harrowing journey through the vast wilderness of the Katahdin Mountains, Lost on a Mountain in Maine is a gripping survival story for all ages. Twelve- year -old Donn Fendler steps away from his Boy Scout troop for only a minute, but in the foggy mountains of Maine, a minute is all it takes. After hours of trying to find his way back, a nervous and tired Donn falls down an embankment, making it impossible for him to be found. One sleepless night goes by, followed by a second . . . and before Donn knows it, almost two weeks have passed, leaving him starving, scared, and delirious. With rainstorms, black bears, and his fear of being lost forever. (Amazon excerpt).

Bangor Daily News video interview:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_Kb6A6Fxf0

Book: https://www.amazon.com/Lost-Mountain-Maine-Donn-Fendler/dp/068811573X/

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