News & Updates

Fern’s “Family Feud”

June 28, 2018

Join us for a fun, fast-paced trivia challenge based on E.B. White’s endearing body of work written for children and adults.  All ages encouraged.  Enter your family as a team! Here’s how it works:  Register your family or friends as a team at the Chidlren’s Desk before August 1.   As a team, read E.B. […]

Girls Summer Science Series

There are still a few spaces in Patten Free Library’s new summer science program for seventh and eighth grrade girls.  There will be two separate two-day workshops over a two-week period in July.  Interested participants can sign up for one or both of two STEM-themed projects, both of which are offered free of charge to […]

2017 Teen Writing Contest: Submission Period Opens August 1!

September 8, 2016

This is the fifth year that we have put out the call for submissions, and we can’t wait to read this year’s entries!  It is an opportunity for local talent to shine. The contest is open to all students in grades seven to twelve residing in the library service area or attending school in R.S.U. […]