Stockton Springs Community Library Story Time First Saturday of the Month Through April

The Stockton Springs Community Library will host a Story Time on the first Saturday of each month from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm through April. The program began on November 3rd and will end on April 6th.

Dates for the Story Time will be November 3, December 1, January 5, February 2, March 2, and April 6.

Each story time will include a story and activities. A light lunch will be provided. All are welcome!

For more information call us at 207-567-4147.

 

A message from our friends at Stockton Springs Historical Society

Santa may be coming to town on Thanksgiving but this year Santa sent Mrs. Claus out ahead of his arrival!

Hear Douglas Coffin read his Christmas story and sample Mrs. Claus’s cookies.

Meet some Maine authors and buy their books. Don’t forget to shop at Bookstacks and look out for the elves and Mrs. Claus. You never know where they will show up!

If the children have their Christmas letters for Santa written she will take them back with her to the North Pole. (if they want to find out if Santa got their letter Return addresses must be on the letters.)

“Enjoy seeing a Mickey Mouse Club’s short film about Stockton Springs in 1959. Come and see a Christmas Movie!

Popcorn and cookies offered during the event at the Alamo will be Free!

This is a fundraiser brought to you by Stockton Springs Historical Society. Homemade baked goods will be available for purchase so you can stock up for the holidays. There will be books for sale as well at both the Alamo and down the street a bit at Bookstacks.

Please join us at the Alamo Theatre in Bucksport at 12:00 noon, Saturday, November 10, 2018.

The cost will be $10.00 for Adults…. teens 12-18 are $5.00
All children under the age of 12 are free and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Annual Halloween Party at Stockton Springs Community Library Saturday, October 27th

Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) will host its popular Annual Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 27th, 10:30 AM – Noon. Everyone’s invited to attend what has become one of the library’s most popular events for children of all ages.

There will be treats, a costume parade, crafts, a story, prizes, and surprises. The costume parade is a favorite feature of the party and provides an opportunity to see all of the creative costumes. Come as a character from your favorite book, a superhero, an animal, a princess, a ghost, or whatever you can imagine. There will be prizes for best costumes, most original, and most scary.

The event is free and all are welcome.

Stockton Springs Community Library is an all volunteer library located in the historic Colcord House at the corner of Main and Station Streets in downtown Stockton Springs. For more information phone 567-4147.

The 3nd Annual GREAT EVENT is Coming to Stockton Springs September 8th!

The 3nd Annual GREAT EVENT is Coming to Stockton Springs September 8th!

Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) will host the 3rd annual GREAT EVENT on Saturday, September 8th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The grounds of the Library and Town Office will once again be filled with a Giant Yard Sale, Barbecue, Bake Sale, Homemade donuts, Children’s Events for all ages, and much more!

The atmosphere will be festive and everyone is invited to join in the celebration! Find bargains, enjoy good food, see old friends and meet new ones at the GREAT EVENT!

There are still a few spaces available in the yard sale. If you’d like to rent a space at the GREAT EVENT Giant Yard Sale you should come to the library during open hours. Library hours are Monday 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Tuesday 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Thursday 9:00 am – Noon and 6:30 – 8:30 pm, and Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. To reserve your space you must fill out an application and pay in advance either by check or cash. Spaces are approximately 10’ x 15’. Cost is $35. You may bring your own table or you can rent a table for an extra $5. Organizations and crafters are also welcome to rent space in the Giant Yard Sale. The GREAT EVENT will happen rain or shine. For more information call 567-4147.

This family event is going to be chock full of good bargains, great food, entertainment for the kiddies, community spirit, and much, much more! We’ll see you on September 8th in Stockton Springs!

 

 

The Great Event BBQ September 8, 2018

We want to thank everyone in the community for their donations to our BOTTLES FOR BOOKS cart! Since 2002 we have raised just over $100,000 !!!

To help us celebrate this milestone, please come to the Great Event BBQ on Saturday, September 9, from 11:30 – 1:00 and receive either a hotdog or a hamburg, a bag of chips and a drink free of charge.

THANK YOU for all the bottles and cans……All of our books, DVD’s, and audios are bought with this money.

Turning refundable bottles and turning them into books

5th Annual PIE & ART FESTIVAL at Stockton Springs Community Library – August 18

The Stockton Springs Community Library will present the 5th Annual PIE & ART FESTIVAL on Saturday, August 18th from 9 AM until 2 PM at the library on the corner of Main St. and Station St. in Stockton Springs. This annual fundraiser for the all-volunteer library has become one of the favorite summer events in the area.

There will be a wide variety of homemade pies, both sweet and savory available for purchase.

Artists participating will include Judy Belasco, Mary Brann, Blueberry Bay Beads, Sarah Faragher, Lorna Fencik, Scott Moore, Harriet Seekins, Betty Schopmeyer, Anne Spencer, Sandra Strahan, Peter Walls & sons Jacob and Tommy, Anne Marie Walsh, Whimsical Allure, and more.

Everyone is invited to the Pie and Art Festival, so come to the Stockton Springs Community Library on Saturday, August 18th!

Come early to be sure you’ll have your choice of pies and art!

For more information call 567-4147.

The 3rd Annual “Great Event” Community Yard Sale in Stockton Springs – Spaces Still Available

There are still some spaces available to reserve for the giant yard sale in Stockton Springs coming September 8th!

Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) will host the 3rd annual GREAT EVENT on Saturday, September 8. Mark your calendars and SAVE THE DATE for the Giant Yard Sale, Barbecue, Bake Sale, Homemade donuts, Children’s Events, and much more! The day starts early at 8 am and goes on through 3 pm when the library closes.

Rental of space at the Giant Yard Sale is underway. Crafters are also welcome. Spaces are approximately 10’ x 15’. Cost is $35. You may bring your own table or you can rent a table for an extra $5. The GREAT EVENT will happen rain or shine. To reserve your space you must fill out an application and pay in advance either by check or cash.

Come to the library during open hours to pick up an application.  Library hours are Monday 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Tuesday 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Thursday  9:00 am – Noon and 6:30 – 8:30 pm, and Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

For more information call 567-4147.