Everyone is invited to stop by for carols and cookies in the “community living room” — Thomaston Public Library — Wednesday, Dec. 23, from 4 to 5 p.m.

The holiday caroling hour will be led by local band Playin' Possum in the main library room of the library, located in the historic Thomaston Academy building on Main Street/Route 1.

The library will host another community gathering, a sweet treat potluck Saturday, Jan. 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Hallway Bookstore. For more information on either event, call 354-2453 and check the library’s Facebook page.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.