Calendar


May
21
Sat
2022
Play Chess with Paul Ward
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sign up at the front desk. Children are welcome with their parent/guardian.

Beginners and experienced players are encouraged to stop by to play chess. Contact Paul Ward via email civicsgeek@gmail.com for more info.

May
24
Tue
2022
Story Time and Crafts at 10:30 am
May 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Story Time and Crafts at 3 pm
May 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
May
27
Fri
2022
Porter’s Poet 1PM – in person & virtual. For Zoom link contact Les Simon
May 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Newcomers welcome. Share your poems!

Contact Les Simon for the Zoom link – lessimon@tds.net

May
28
Sat
2022
Play Chess with Paul Ward
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sign up at the front desk. Children are welcome with their parent/guardian.

Beginners and experienced players are encouraged to stop by to play chess. Contact Paul Ward via email civicsgeek@gmail.com for more info.

May
31
Tue
2022
Story Time and Crafts at 10:30 am
May 31 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Story Time and Crafts at 3 pm
May 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Jun
4
Sat
2022
Play Chess with Paul Ward
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sign up at the front desk. Children are welcome with their parent/guardian.

Beginners and experienced players are encouraged to stop by to play chess. Contact Paul Ward via email civicsgeek@gmail.com for more info.

Jun
11
Sat
2022
Plant/Book Sale, Raffle
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Come to PML for our plant/seedling sale! Enter in our exciting raffle! local businesses have generously donated prizes, gift cards, services, etc.

Jun
15
Wed
2022
Board of Trustees meeting – in-person and virtual
Jun 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Jun
18
Sat
2022
Play Chess with Paul Ward
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sign up at the front desk. Children are welcome with their parent/guardian.

Beginners and experienced players are encouraged to stop by to play chess. Contact Paul Ward via email civicsgeek@gmail.com for more info.

Jun
21
Tue
2022
Summer Reading Program – Laura Lander (Finding Fairies In The Woods)
Jun 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Children’s Library is pleased to invite you to attend the Summer Reading Program on Tuesdays at 11 am. There will be a guest speaker each week.
You can sign up anytime at the library. There is a recommended Reading List and a Reading Log.
Complete the Reading Log and you will receive a certificate and a gift bag at the last session.
Weather permitting, all programs will be held in the backyard of the library.
Jun
25
Sat
2022
Play Chess with Paul Ward
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Sign up at the front desk. Children are welcome with their parent/guardian.

Beginners and experienced players are encouraged to stop by to play chess. Contact Paul Ward via email civicsgeek@gmail.com for more info.

Jun
28
Tue
2022
Summer Reading Program – Martina Dittmar (master gardener – butterfly plantings)
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Children’s Library is pleased to invite you to attend the Summer Reading Program on Tuesdays at 11 am. There will be a guest speaker each week.
You can sign up anytime at the library. There is a recommended Reading List and a Reading Log.
Complete the Reading Log and you will receive a certificate and a gift bag at the last session.
Weather permitting, all programs will be held in the backyard of the library.
Jul
5
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Evonn Morris – (Children’s library volunteer and plant specialist)
Jul 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mrs. Morris will read and do an activity to be decided

Jul
12
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Cheyenne Robinson-Bauman – (Children’s library volunteer)
Jul 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cheyenne will read and do an activity to be decided!

Jul
13
Wed
2022
Book Discussion Group – Notes On A Lost Flute
Jul 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Anna Grimshaw will lead the group in discussing the book “Notes On A Lost Flute” by Kerry Hardy.

This is a prelude to the author talk on July 29, 2022, at 7PM at the Performing Arts Center at the University of Maine, 118 O’Brien Avenue, Machias

To sign up, call 207-255-3933 or email librarian@porter.lib.me.us

Jul
19
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Edie Gutierrez – (Student and adventurer)
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Edie will teach us how to make SLIME!

Jul
20
Wed
2022
Book Discussion Group – Notes On A Lost Flute (session 2)
Jul 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Anna Grimshaw will lead the group in discussing the book “Notes On A Lost Flute” by Kerry Hardy.

This is a prelude to the author talk on July 29, 2022, at 7PM at the Performing Arts Center at the University of Maine, 118 O’Brien Avenue, Machias

To sign up, call 207-255-3933 or email librarian@porter.lib.me.us

Jul
26
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Griffin Dedmon – (IT specialist at porter memorial library)
Jul 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Griffin will read “Library Lion” and do a corresponding activity

Jul
27
Wed
2022
Book Discussion Group – Notes On A Lost Flute (session 3)
Jul 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Anna Grimshaw will lead the group in discussing the book “Notes On A Lost Flute” by Kerry Hardy.

This is a prelude to the author talk on July 29, 2022, at 7PM at the Performing Arts Center at the University of Maine, 118 O’Brien Avenue, Machias

To sign up, call 207-255-3933 or email librarian@porter.lib.me.us

Jul
28
Thu
2022
Summer reading program – Acadia Thimlar – (Gifted young artist)
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Intro to art with Acadia. Recommended for 5 – 9 year olds.

Aug
2
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Laura Lander – (Local author and illustrator)
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ms. Lander will read another of her books and do a watercoloring activity

Aug
9
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Stephen Taylor – (Local Beekeeper)
Aug 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mr. Taylor will read and talk about BEES!

Aug
16
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Kurtis Sullivan – (Local parent and extraordinary reader)
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mr. Sullivan will read “Pete the Cat” and “My White Shoes”. We will do a “Pete the Cat” activity.

Aug
18
Thu
2022
Summer reading program – Tim Caverly – (Local Author)
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Mr. Caverly will present one of his children’s books at 2:00pm

Aug
23
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Laura Lander – (Local author and illustrator)
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ms. Lander will read another of her stories (yes, she has several) and do a paint activity!

Aug
25
Thu
2022
Summer reading program – Acadia Thimlar – (Gifted young artist)
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Art with Acadia!

Aug
30
Tue
2022
Summer reading program – Bill Kitchen – (Machias town manager)
Aug 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mr. Kitchen will read selections from Shel Silverstein, Activity TBD

Sep
10
Sat
2022
Yard Sale
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Porter memorial library is holding a yard sale! we are currently looking for interesting, good quality donations!