Washburn Memorial Library Memorials & Gifts   2018 - 2019

In memory of Graydon "Buck" Buckingham, a monetary gift to the memorial fund from Kimberly and Shawn Cote and James R. Conant.

In memory of Ellen Tarr, memorial money for children's books given by David & Nancy Tarr.

In memory of Elizabeth Sines, Lifesize by Sophy Henn, given by Sarah and Isaac Sines.

In honor of Courtney Howe, Hector and Hummingbird by Nicholas John Frith, given by Lois Walton.

In memory of Nada Theriault, Return to Moose River by Earl Brechlin, given by Gene & Londa Brown.

In memory of Eugene B. Brown, Sr., a garden bench, given by Kay Brown, Gene & Londa Brown, Vicki & Deryle Sponberg, Cheryl & Winston Shenkle, Joanne & David Lavway, and Brenda Turner.

In memory of Eric Thibodeau, The Invisible String by Patrice Karst; I miss you: a first look at death by Pat Thomas; and When I'm with Jesus: for any child with a loved one in Heaven by Kimberly Rae, given by Jackie O'Clair.

In memory of Gwen and Gary McBurnie, a gift to the memorial fund from Jeremy McBurnie.

In memory of Mrs. Frederick (Lila) Martin, Proof of Guilt, A Fine Summer's Day, A Question of Honor & A Pattern of Lies by Charles Todd, given by Harold Marr.

In memory of Bruce Turner, Car & Driver Magazine, given by Burrells Luce.

In memory of Dana McHatten, The Week by Week Vegetable Gardner's Handbook; Make the most of your Growing Season by Jennifer Kujawski and Preserving Summer's Bounty by Rodale Food Center, given by Ellsworth and Dolores Woodman.

In memory of Fred Clayton, The Power of Habit: Why we do what we do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg, given by Ellsworth and Dolores Woodman.


In memory of Joyce Fox, Birds and Blooms Magazine given by Rita Kingsbury.

In memory of Jessie & Jeremy Fox, Tacky and the Emperor  by Helen Lester; I will never, not ever, eat a tomato by Lauren Child and Beware of the Storybook Wolves by Lauren Child given by Rita Kingsbury.


In memory of Tim Humphrey, Becoming by Michelle O'Bama, Saving Winslow by Sharon Creech, Gifted Hands, Kids edition; the Ben Carson Story by Gregg Lewis, Inkling by Kenneth Oppel, So B. It by Sarah Weeks, A Gentleman in Moscow by Amer Towles, and Handcrafted; a woodworker's story by Clint Harp, given by Jane Humphrey.

In memory of Louis Laforge, The Ride of my life: a fight to survive pancreatic cancer by Bob Brown, given by Rinette Harrison.

Proceeds from the Trunk or Treat event sponsored by McIntosh Law Office. The library was the chosen recipient.

In memory of Louise McCall, a gift to the memorial fund given by Laura, Aaron, Mason and McCall Turner.

In memory of Elizabeth Sines, Woodland Creatures by Emily Bone, given by Sarah and Isaac Sines.

In memory of Helen Armstrong, a gift to the memorial fund given by George Seward, Noreen McIntosh, Lesly and Jerry McIntosh, Coleen and Ed Slater, Bridget and Michael Wolland, Rosco McIntosh, and Scott and Sharon McIntosh.

In memory of Stacey “Goose” Griffin, Gridiron Genius by Michael Lombardi,  given by Adam and Julie Doody.

In memory of Audrey Bell, The Sewing Book by Alison Smith, given by Robert Bell.


In memory of Christina Lavway, Here If You Need Me by Kate Braestrup, given by Gene and Londa Brown.

In memory of Wilmot “Bill” Flewelling, The Good Neighbor; The Life and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King, given by  the Salmon Brook Historical Society.

In memory of James David Rand, Wilderness by Hannah Pang Curiousitree Natural World  by A. J. Wood, and Animals: a Visual Encyclopedia by Animal Plant, given by the Easler Family.

In memory of Jessie and Jeremy Fox, Clouds and Rain by Marion Dane Bauer, given by Rita Kingsbury.

In memory of Joyce Fox, Birds & Blooms magazine, given by Rita Kingsbury.

In memory of Richard Porter, Stay Hidden by Paul Doiron, given by Burt and Carlene Donovan.

In memory of Christina Lavway, Magnolia Table by Joanna Gaines, given by Burt and Carlene Donovan.

In memory of Lila Martin, Winter at the Door by Sarah Graves given by Harold Marr.

In memory of Neal Flewelling, Guitarmaking by William R. Cumpiano and Making an Archtop Guitar by Robert Benedetto, given by the Board of Trustees of Washburn Memorial Library.

In memory of Alton Bragg, The Notorious Benedict Arnold by Steve Sheinkin given by the Dumont Family, Paul, Diane, Damian and Isaiah.

Gifts given by Jeff and Cheryl Wark :  a Simple Touch Nook Reader, a Nook light, an i-pad keypad, and an i-pad cover.  

In memory of Gwendolyn M. Churchill McBurnie, a gift to the memorial fund from Jeff and Kim McBurnie.

In memory of Calvin O'Clair, a gift to the memorial fund from Jacqlyn O'Clair.  A new circulation bar code scanner was purchased with this gift.

In memory of Eric Thibodeau, a gift for books about fishing, hunting, and Harry Potter from Aunt Jackie O'Clair.  The following books were purchased:  Harry Swotter: A Harry Potter Quiz Book by Rich Jepson, The Sorcerer's Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter by Allan Zola Kronzek, The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Caldron Cakes to Knickerbocker Glory by Dinah Bucholz, The Unofficial Harry Potter Insults Handbook: 101 Combacks For The Wicked Wizards and Witches In Your Life by Birdy Jones.

This WML website is in memory of my father-in-law, Eugene B. Brown, Sr., who worked hard along with other Rotarians to raise money in order to build our library.   Given by Londa Brown

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