Fireside Chats Author at Library

The Stockton Springs Community Library will be hosting an “Author Talk” featuring former Waldo Independent staff writer and retired educator, Jeff Shula, author of Fireside Chats on Sunday, March 10, at 2 pm.

Almost 30 years ago, photographer Peggy McKenna and staff writer Jeff Shula, both working for Belfast’s Waldo Independent newspaper, produced a lengthy series of interviews with photo spreads called Fireside Chats. The stories focused on Waldo County residents whose lives spanned most of the 20th century. From the comfort of their homes, they told their life stories.

Thanks to a grant from the William and Emily Muir Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, Fireside Chats, containing Shula’s interviews and McKenna’s photographs has been published.

Please join us at the Stockton Springs Community Library on Sunday, March 10th at 2 pm to hear about some of these wonderful stories.

For more information call the Library at 207-567-4147.

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.