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Beanstack Summer

Reading Program @ WML

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Washburn Memorial Library is offering two summer reading challenges for all ages.

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Keep track of minutes in one challenge and books read in another challenge. Hope you have fun with these.
Email the library with your questions

Celebrate the 200th Birthday of the state of Maine by reading a book about Maine or a book by a Maine author.  Use our Card Catalog to find books you would enjoy reading.  Check back here this summer to find suggestions for Maine books!

Discover Lois Lowry, Don Fendler, Lew Dietz, and more Maine authors for

young readers

Read all about Maynard the Moose, Remy, a dog from Maine, lighthouses, and so many more stories by Maine authors. 

Chris Van Dussen is one of several ME authors who are reading their stories aloud online.  Check on our Home Together page under Children's Reading Resources.  Then, count these stories on the Beanstack site!

Enjoy wonderful read-alouds by

Toni Buzzeo

Discover lobstering, Acadia National Park, outdoor adventures, and many other fascinating details about our state.  Read Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney to find out how lupines were spread all over ME.

Find Robert McClosky's books which are still very popular today, including Blueberries for Sal and Make Way for Ducklings.  Learn facts about Maine as you count and recite your ABC's.  

Discover one of the best known authors of Maine, Dahlov Ipcar.

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