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Book & Bake Sale

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

We offer both old and newer books, children's books, etc.… Breads, cookies, etc.… Come and browse our carts! Library Hours: Tuesday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Wednesday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Thursday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Friday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Book & Bake Sale

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

We offer both old and newer books, children's books, etc.… Breads, cookies, etc.… Come and browse our carts! Library Hours: Tuesday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Wednesday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Thursday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Friday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Book & Bake Sale

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

We offer both old and newer books, children's books, etc.… Breads, cookies, etc.… Come and browse our carts! Library Hours: Tuesday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Wednesday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Thursday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Friday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Book & Bake Sale

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

We offer both old and newer books, children's books, etc.… Breads, cookies, etc.… Come and browse our carts! Library Hours: Tuesday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm Wednesday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Thursday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Friday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Author Judy Pancoast

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

Judy Pancoast is coming to the Oakland Public Library! A gifted children’s songwriter and musician, Judy has published her first novel, The House on Christmas Street. Judy will read from her book and will have copies available for purchase. Light refreshments will be served.

Free
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Book and Bake Sale

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

Fresh, home baked goods, clean used books for adults and children. Also, puzzles DVD, VHS tapes, breads, pies, cookies, bars and cup cakes. Buy raffle tickets for a beautiful quilt! Dates: July 16-19 & 23-26. Hours: Tues., 10:00-7:00; Wed. - Fri., 10:00 - 6:00.

Mad Science

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

Explore Space as we embark on an out-of-this-world galactic expedition! From Earth’s atmosphere to the outer reaches of our solar system, this stellar space show will send your young readers to the Moon! Launch into the excitement of Earth, Mars, the moon and beyond as we scale the solar system in a life size interactive […]

Author Talk: Water Village

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

Earl Smith, dean emeritus, Colby College, is scheduled to present a reading and talk about his newest book, Water Village. Anyone who is interested in the history of Waterville and West Waterville will find this presentation most informative. Signed copies of his book will be for sale.

Free

The Rise and Fall of Axe Making in Maine

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

Howard Hardy, a local historian and tool collector, will present a talk and display. The presentation will focus on how and why axe making became so big in Oakland and around the state. You will learn about the advantages Oakland had in the making of axes as well as scythes since the scythe’s history parallels […]

Author Talk: Earl Smith

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

An emeritus professor and dean from Colby College, Earl Smith has written three novels -- The Dam Committee and More Dam Trouble, both of which are set in present-day Belgrade, and his latest, Head of Falls, set in the 1950s in the now vanished neighborhood at the base of Temple Street in Waterville. Smith will speak about his […]

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Writer’s Workshop

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

Will Bonsall, author, and well known gardening expert and seed curator will speak about developing writing skills aimed for people who want to write journals, diaries, reflective writing, letters to editors/ friends and articles for publishing.

Free

Gardening Talk by Will Bonsall

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

If you have a garden or are thinking of putting one in… March 20: Growing root crops and lesser known or grown vegetables. March 27: Growing wheat, oats and barley varieties that are easy to process. He will also include buckwheat, amaranth, and quinoa. Programs are an hour in length with time for questions. He […]

Talks by Master Gardener Will Bonsall

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

If you have a garden or are thinking of putting one in… March 20: Growing root crops and lesser known or grown vegetables. March 27: Growing wheat, oats and barley varieties that are easy to process. He will also include buckwheat, amaranth, and quinoa. Programs are an hour in length with time for questions. He […]

Fur, Feathers, and Feet

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

Discover the differences and similarities between birds and mammals as we encourage active learning by dressing two students in our bear and bird costumes. Participants handle and examine beak, foot and feather specimen to get a closer look at each animal’s special adaptations. Chewonki will bring live, non-releasable bird to bring these ideas to life.

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Feeding Your Family from your Garden

Oakland Public Library 18 Church St., Oakland

Will Bonsall will present a series of informative talks at the Oakland Public Library on successful gardening. After working as a prospector, draftsman, gravedigger, hobo, musician, logger, artist and copy machine repairman, Will Bonsall became a homesteading farmer. He and his wife, Molly Thorkildsen, and their two sons tend Khadighar in Industry, Maine — a […]

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