Genealogy Workshop

Tracing your family tree has never been easier! Join B.J. Jamieson, the genealogy specialist at the Maine State Library, at the Thompson Free Library on Tuesday, June 25 at 1:30 pm to learn how to get started finding your family’s stories. You’ll learn about the free digital resources available through the new Digital Maine Library, …
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Ten Cent Whoopie Pie Book Sale

Visit the library during Whoopie Pie Festival weekend to shop our giant Ten Cent Book Sale! Get your summer reading for camp! We have adult fiction titles, large print, children’s books, DVDs, and puzzles. Proceeds from this sale benefit children’s programs. The Maine Whoopie Pie Festival will be held in Dover-Foxcroft on Saturday, June 22 …
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June at Thompson Free Library

June at Thompson Free Library by Kim Brawn Perspective is a clever shape-shifter. It can change, switch, broaden, narrow—be shared or challenged or gained. With or without intention. Reading is a great way to discover a different perspective. Travel can broaden it. Conversations, especially the listening part, can give insight into someone else’s. Trying something …
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Book Review: Good Riddance

GOOD RIDDANCE by Elinor Lipman (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019): A Review by Tom Lyford In my third year as a high school teacher, the seniors dedicated their yearbook to me. I was touched by their gesture. I was humbled, not to mention quite flabbergasted and, of course, not just a little flattered. That happened in 1972. …
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READing with Erma

R.E.A.D.ing with Erma starts Wednesday, June 12! R.E.A.D.ing (Reading Education Assistance Dog) therapy dog Erma and her human handler April Taylor will be at the Thompson Free Library every Wednesday this summer at 2 pm. Kids can sign up to read to Erma, who listens happily in a no-pressure atmosphere. Practice reading and enjoy some …
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