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August 2023

PFL Author Talk: Christopher M. Hood

August 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Author Christopher M. Hood will join us for a reading and discussion of his recent novel The Revivalists. Copies of The Revivalists will be available for sale and signing courtesy of Mockingbird Bookshop. “The Revivalists is Christopher M. Hood’s debut novel about a couple’s harrowing journey across a ravaged America to save their daughter. Bill and Penelope are the lucky ones. Not only do they survive the Shark Flu emerging from the melting Icelandic permafrost to sweep like a scythe…

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Dinosaur Cookie Fossil Dig

August 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Are you a paleontologist? Join Thayer Treats as we excavate delicious (and edible) dinosaur bones from cookies and find out. Sign up is required as space is limited to ten spots, so call us at 207-443-5141 ext 1016 to reserve your spot!

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High Touch High Tech

August 4 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join High Touch High Tech of Maine as we explore how creatures, big and small, depend on each other. Visit the desert to learn about how cacti give back to their community, model and learn about the amazing world of the rainforest, dive into the ocean as we get up close as we examine the coral reef. Did someone say Nemo?? We will find many familiar friends as we study these magnificent creatures.

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Lindsay and her Puppet Pals

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Lindsay Aucella’s comedic animation and timing, high energy, and uncanny knack for silly voices electrifies young crowds (and her mastery of gentle crowd control will bring them back!) She believes the visual and interactive nature of puppetry can access the imaginations of even the youngest children. Through thoughtful storytelling she hopes to inspire creative play and pro social behavior. She also believes the experience of shared joy and laughter can strengthen a community!

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Cookie Decorating Series: Icing Cookies 101

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on August 11, 2023 at 3:00 pm

Learn to decorate cookies in this series from Thayer Treats!  Each class will build on skills learned in the one previous. Sign up for one class or the whole series.  Open to adults and teens entering 7-12 grade. Friday, June 30: Royal Icing 101 Learn about coloring and creating three consistencies of icings, then use them to flood cookies. Friday, July 14: Icing Cookies 101 Practice four different methods of icing cookies; piped flood, piped hybrids, wet on wet technique,…

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Ice Cream Social

August 18 @ 1:30 pm

Our Summer Reading Program grand finale! Ice cream and lawn games at 1:30 on August 18th for all of you lovely participants. Stop on by!

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Movie Matinee: Asteroid City

August 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Spend your afternoon at a movie with PFL!  Snacks available by donation or bring your own.  New movie every month. Asteroid City Rated PG-13 World-changing events spectacularly disrupt the itinerary of a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention in an American desert town circa 1955.

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Summer Classics Book Group

August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 24, 2023

The Summer Classics: David Copperfield & Demon Copperhead is a guided reading of two classic works of literature.  We meet every other Thursday to discuss the reading and share in conversation. We meet in person, with a zoom option if needed. Readers are welcome to drop in on sessions or join for the entire series .  Thanks to the Hyde School, our Summer Classics series sponsor. 

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September 2023

Children’s Author Visit: Author Visit: Valerie Bolling and Julie Gonzalez

September 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Children’s book authors Valerie Bolling and Julie Gonzalez will each read their books and then lead kids in a related craft. Ages three and up.

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Teen Closet

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 9, 2023

Need to refresh your wardrobe for back to school?  Ready to try a new style?  Raid our pop up Teen Closet and take whatever you need- absolutely free!  Open to teens entering grades 7-12.

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