Hello everyone,

I hope you are enjoying these beautiful summer days.  Here’s what’s going on in the Children’s Department next week:


Tuesday, Aug. 9, 1:30pm, Ready,Set, Go Summer Activity Afternoon

Stories and activities designed to entertain children in grades K-3, but all ages welcome.  Meet in our community room. 


Wednesday, Aug 10, Tabletop Gaming for Teens, 3:30-6:30pm

Game time with friends in the community room for 4th through 10th graders.  Popcorn will be served. 


Thursday, Aug 11, Children’s Story Times @ 10:15 & 11am

Sunshine Story Time at 10:15 for little ones and their grownups, with songs, stories and finger plays.

Once Upon a Time….Stories at 11:00.  Longer stories for engaged listeners.


Coming up on Tuesday, Aug. 16, Reader of the Pack, 5:30-7pm

Stacey and therapy dog, Koda, will be here ready to listen to some readers.  Please sign up by emailing or calling me with your preferred time slot (every 15 min) and I will work out a schedule and confirm with you.  This program will continue every other week through the fall.  

For more info: http://silentsidekicks.org/programs_therapy_animals_maine/


Please take a look at our new website,  and sign up for notification of events by using the Notify Me button at the bottom of the calendar page.  At the end of August we will stop sending these weekly emails and hope that you will make the switch to website notifications before then.    Here is the link: http://www.orono.org/list.aspx




Janette Landis

Circulation Desk Clerk

Orono Public Library



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