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Jun 04, 2018

Make garden crafts at Children's Museum June 9

ROCKLAND -- The Coastal Children's Museum, 75 Mechanic St., presents Marianne Swittlinger with an Art in the Garden workshop for children and families Saturday, June 9, at 11 a.m. Participants will create garden ornaments using wire and beads, make treats for backyard birds, and other crafts. Free with museum admission. For more information, call 596-0300.

Tech class to introduce new databases June 13

ROCKLAND -- The Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., presents a tech class June 13 at 11 a.m. where Jessica Blanchard will walk patrons through two new databases available to library users. Small Business Resource Center is a database designed to help with business research, whether starting a new business or learning how to stay competitive in today’s market. Legal Forms is a database full of do-it-yourself Maine law forms for everything from divorce papers to power of attorney. Particpants are encouraged to bring their own device. For more information, call 594-0310.

40 Days of Summer begins June 18

THOMASTON -- The Thomaston Public Library's 40 Days of Summer program for schoolchildren begins June 18 and runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, throughout the summer, except for July 4. The program is free and includes lunch and snacks; it is open to children from Thomaston and surrounding communities. A variety of activities will be offered. Most programs take place at the library, 60 Main St. For more information, contact the library at 354-2453.

Library holds raffle to raise funds July 7

WALDOBORO -- The Waldoboro Public Library, 958 Main St., will hold a raffle July 7 with prizes including 10 pounds of fresh lobsters and a tournament horseshoe set donated by L.L. Bean. Tickets are on sale at the library, and also during the June 9 Artwalk at the McGrory & Wolf Gallery; on Election Day, June 12, at the Town Office; at the Library Friends' table Waldoboro Day, June 16; and at the Brats and Brew event July 7, the day of the drawing. Proceeds will support libary programs.

State Park pass can be borrowed from library

ROCKLAND -- The Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St., has received an annual Maine State Park Vehicle Pass to be checked out and used by library patrons. The Vehicle Pass allows a vehicle with up to 17 people to access any of the Bureau of Parks and Lands’ 48 state parks and historic sites for the day.

The Friends of Maine State Parks have purchased annual Maine State Park Vehicle Passes for distribution to 10 libraries across the state to help stimulate park use.

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