Beat the winter blues

Beat the Winter Blues at the Stockton Springs Community Library, January 13th at 6:30 pm.  

Experience the uplifting benefits of essential oils while learning to use them safely.  Try some samples, ask questions, share some laughs and some oils during this 1 hr gathering.   

A second class on January 27th at 6:30 pm titled, Put Some Pep In Your Step will take an in-depth look out how to incorporate essential oils into our daily routines to increase energy and stamina.  Attend one or both, there’s an oil for everyone! 

For more information visit Stockton Springs Community Library or call 207-567-4147. Essential Oils classes led by Tracy Chaves of DD Farms, Stockton Springs.

Local Author Charlotte Crowder Reading “A Fine Orange Bucket” at Stockton Springs Library November 2nd

Stockton Springs Community Library will host a Story Time with local author Charlotte Crowder reading from her children’s book “A Fine Orange Bucket” on Saturday, November 2nd from 9:45 am until 11:00 am.

“A Fine Orange Bucket” is the story of a Maine lobsterman’s special bucket and the people who share in its adventures. Written by Charlotte Crowder, the book is illustrated by Jill Fensen. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event (cash or checks only).

Charlotte Crowder lives and writes on the coast of Maine. By day, she is a medical writer and editor, and she also writes fiction for children and adults. Her short stories have been published in Maine Boats, Homes, and Harborsmagazine, The Maine Review, Boston Literary Magazine, Brilliant Flash Fiction, and American Writers Review.

Stockton Springs Community Library is an all-volunteer library located in the heart of downtown Stockton Springs on the corner of Main St. and Station St.

All are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

Annual Halloween Party at Stockton Springs Community Library Saturday, October 26th

Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) will host its Annual Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 26th, 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. Adults love it too!

There will be a costume parade, treats, 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. 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 or visit

Author Talk October 2. Patsy Baldus, author of Love, Lutefisk, and Lemon Zest Sneakers”

The Stockton Springs Community Library will be hosting an “Author Talk” featuring retired educator, Patsy Baldus, author of “Love, Lutefisk, and Lemon Zest Sneakers” on Wednesday, October 2nd at 6:30 PM.

“ What do yellow sneakers, a gecko, a visit to the vet’s, and a memorable seven-course Swedish meal all have in common? Why, calamity, of course! Romp through these humorous and sometimes poignant adventures as the author reveals the joys and comedic pitfalls of everyday experiences, including vacations, family pets, moving, and dealing with the neighborhood kids.”

Please join us at the Stockton Springs Community Library on Wednesday, October 2nd at 6:30 PM to hear about some of these wonderful stories.

Books will be available to purchase. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Questions about the event can be directed to the Stockton Springs Community Library staff at 207-567-4147.

POSTPONED – The Great Event has been postponed due to Hurricane Dorian until Sunday, September 8, same time, same place.

The Great Event Community Yard Sale has been postponed due to the storm until SUNDAY, September 8 from 9:00 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, Strawberry Shortcake, Homemade Donuts, Children’s Activities, Games, Face Painting, and much more.

We apologize for the inconvenience. We hope you can join us this Sunday!

For more information call the library at 207-567-4147 or visit