Albert Church Brown Memorial Library

A public library in China, Maine

ACB Library Building
Needle Felting with Danielle Bonney, Sept. 16, 2017

The cute owls that participants made.


How to Live a Deeper Life


William Ayot
English poet and playwright
How to Live a Deeper Life
“..rich, inspiring and healing poetry…”

Thursday, Sept. 7, 7 p.m.

Free Admission – Refreshments


Come Celebrate the Eclipse!
Saturday, Aug. 12 10 a.m. Anita Smith’s children’s program, Solar Fun (Pre-registration requested – please call 968-2255)

Sunday, Aug. 20 2 p.m. Pre-eclipse presentation: Eclipses in legend, literature and science

Monday, Aug. 21 ECLIPSE DAY Noon through the afternoon, the eclipse on wide screen; 1 p.m., eclipse tea on the library lawn (weather permitting)


And don’t forget the Thursday evening, Sept. 7, poetry reading by William Ayot of Monmouthshire, UK

Bristle Bots and Horses 101
SATURDAY, JULY 29

A busy day at the library!

10 –11:30 a.m. Anita Smith’s children’s science program, Bristle-Bots (Pre-registration requested – please call 968-2255.)

4 p.m. Horses 101, a horse care primer with The Grand Irishman, aka Eric, & friends (If weather is doubtful, please call 968-2926 after 3 p.m. to ask about cancellation.)


Children’s Summer Fun Programs at the Albert Church Brown Memorial Library, China Village

Time - 10-11:30am, ages 5-12

Please preregister by calling Anita Smith at 968-2255 or by email at chinaschoolsforest@gmail.com

June 24: Water Olympics –Have fun “competing” with others in our own Water Olympics. Learn about water tension, chromatography, and bubble-ology. Prepare to get wet!

July 8: What’s a Puffin? -Learn about the puffins that live on tiny islands off the coast of Maine. Make your own flying puffin, learn about their food chains and play some “puffin” games.

July 29: Bristle-Bots - Learn about robots and make your own Bristle-Bot. Participate in several Bristle-Bot competitions, including a Bristle-Bot race!

August 12: Solar Fun- Learn about solar energy and get ready for the upcoming solar eclipse. We will make a solar bead keychain or bracelet, make designs with sun sensitive paper and use solar cells to learn about solar energy. There will be a bonus program at the China School’s Forest on Monday, August 21 from 1-3:30pm to watch a real solar eclipse. On the 21st, we will make pin-hole solar viewers, use solar glasses and have fun playing some solar energy games. Stay tuned for more updates on the China School’s Forest Facebook page.


The Granite Kiss, a history and how-to book about New England stone walls
Kevin Gardner, Author

Kevin’s program includes building a miniature wall. Copies of The Granite Kiss will be for sale.

ALBERT CHURCH BROWN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
37 Main Street, China Village
Sunday, June 11
2 p.m.

Refreshments


George Mitchell and the Art of the Possible
Albert Church Brown Memorial Library

37 Main Street, China Village

SUNDAY, MAY 21

2 P.M.


Douglas Rooks

Author of

Statesman: George Mitchell and the Art of the Possible

Refreshments


Community Event

Ellen Richmond

Owner, Children's Book Cellar, Waterville

Sunday, April 2

2 p.m.

Speaking on current children's books and independent bookselling

Refreshments

Looking for books for everyone in your family? Ellen can help!

Albert Church Brown Memorial Library

37 Main Street, China Village


Community Event

Kelly Payson Roopchand

Farmer, author of

Birth, Death and a Tractor

Sunday, February 5

(snow date Sunday, Feb. 26)

2 P.M.

Speaking on life on Pumpkinvine Family Farm in Somerville

goats, crops, writing, educating, local history


Christmas Open House

Annual Christmas open house

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2-4 p.m.

37 Main Street, China Village

Music, crafts demonstrations, Christmas gift sale of crafts and books, refreshments and other holiday treats for adults and children.


A Readers' Afternoon

2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13
Albert Church Brown Memorial Library
37 Main Street, China Village

Area librarians and book group members leading a discussion of books they've enjoyed to help people select Christmas gifts to give or get. Everyone interested in reading is welcome. Refreshments.


Library Association Annual Meeting

CHINA’S 2018

BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

HOW WOULD YOU DO IT?

JOIN THE DISCUSSION AT THE

CHINA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

ANNUAL MEETING

Sunday, Oct. 16

2 P.M.

Albert Church Brown Memorial Library

37 Main Street

China Village

GUEST SPEAKER

NEIL FARRINGTON

BICENTENNIAL COORDINATOR

Short business meeting Refreshments

EVERYONE WELCOME


Blue Lights and Funny Cider
COMMUNITY EVENT at ACB Memorial Library in China Village

JOHN FORD, Sr. and MARK NICKERSON BLUE LIGHTS and FUNNY CIDER John Ford and Mark Nickerson

Sunday, September 25that 2 pm

John Ford, Sr., retired Maine Warden & Mark Nickerson, retired Maine Trooper, are on the road with their delightful stories of law enforcement "back in the day".

NOT TO BE MISSED!

Chewonki owls were a great success

Great Horned Owl


Celebrating 75 Years ~ July 16 & 17

Albert Church Brown Memorial Library

China Village, Maine

CHEWONKI

Owls of Maine

on the lawn inside if rain

visits Saturday, July 16th at 10 o'clock

OPEN HOUSE

Our History Music Photos

Sunday, July 17th 3 to 5 pm

Special Program at 3:30

Community Events … Everyone Welcome


Children's Summer Reading and Activities, July 26th
The children's summer reading and activities program is on Tuesdays at 3:30. This afternoon, July 26th, the read aloud is a short story selection from Guys Read: The Sports Pages: "How I Won the World Series" by Dan Gutman. After sharing the story, Mrs. Babson will take the children outside to participate in a pool noodle javelin throw or modified kickball on the library lawn.