Appleton library begins spring countdown
Appleton — As volunteers at the Appleton library begin to count down the days until the first day of spring, the library will host a four-week series of demonstrations on Saturday mornings, beginning Feb. 23, and winding down with a simple celebration of the first day of spring on Wednesday, March 20.
The library is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday, weather permitting.
Feb. 23, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — The Appleton Ridge Rug Hookers will demonstrate their timeless craft of hooking rugs in the meeting room; learn how these works of art are created with wool. A large collection of their beautiful work is presently on display in the main library and features patterned works, personally designed pieces, and award-winning fair entries.
March 2, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. — Learn how to use that Kindle faster and smarter, and find out how to download free e-books from Maine Infonet. Bring along a Kindle, or stop by to learn more about this great reading device.
March 9, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — With the support from the Maine Cancer Consortium, Food for Life instructor Mimi McGee will provide valuable, life-saving nutrition information with a cooking demonstration and information on how to gain control of one's health through simple tips in the kitchen. Please call the library to register, 785-5656; space is limited.
March 16, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. — Appleton teen Ben McKenna will provide a visual presentation and demonstration which will highlight his passion for longboarding.
March 20, 5 to 6 p.m. — Happy First Day of Spring! Stop by for some light appetizers, visit with neighbors, and enjoy the library.