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Summer Reading Partnership Doubles the Fun!

Porter Memorial Library and Bangor Savings Bank have teamed up this summer to add some excitement to summer reading for children and adults.

Porter Memorial Library will wrap up its Summer Reading Program with an Ice Cream Social at the library on Wednesday, August 3 at 2 p.m. Young readers and their families are invited to the children's library room located at 92 Court Street in Machias to enjoy an ice cream sundae and meet special guest, Scupper the Golden Retriever. Scupper agreed to attend on condition that he be allowed to eat ice cream, according to his favorite person, Judy Bielecki. Bangor Savings Bank is providing the ice cream for the event.

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Special Preview Book Sale Event!


A Special Preview Book Sale Event will take place on Friday, August 19, from 4 to 7:00 pm. Be the first to peruse the thousands of book titles the Porter Memorial Library will be offering during this year's Machias Wild Blueberry Festival.


Admission is $20 per person, and allows a sneak peek and the opportunity to buy any amount of books before the general book sale opens to the public on Saturday and Sunday.


Book Prices
$2.00 Hard Cover Book
$1.00 Paperback Book
$0.25 Children's Book


The General Book Sale will be Saturday, August 20 from 9 am to 3 pm and Sunday, August 21 from 9 am to 3 pm.