Posts Tagged ‘storytelling’


The Painted Turtle, by Gloria Varney

Please join us in the Maggie Trafton program room to hear Gloria read her story “The Painted Turtle” and talk about life on a small farm in Maine. Gloria will also be selling and signing her books.  Gloria lives and works on Nezinscot farm in Turner, Maine with her family.


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Moon Mangoes book coverAuthor Visit with Lindy Shapiro
July 18th, 10 – 11 a.m.

Please join us for a very special story program with Lindy Shapiro, author of Moon Mangoes. Lindy is an award winning author and educator. In 2006, she founded the Bodhi Education Project, a nonprofit that promotes awareness of the human experience and understanding of cultures, allowing people to connect with their world and, in turn, share responsibility in taking care of it.

Books will be available for sale and signing with 20% of all profits supporting the Auburn Public Library.

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Do you enjoy reading to children? Are you looking for an opportunity to volunteer in either Auburn or Lewiston? Then please check out BookReach. BookReach brings library storytimes into the homes of local childcare providers through the use of volunteer readers. Each volunteer is matched with a childcare located close to your home, and participation only takes an hour of your morning time each week. Fantastic picture books have already been selected by our children’s librarians in advance. If you would like to learn more, or become a volunteer reader, please contact Nancy O’Toole by phone (513-3004 ext 3515), or e-mail (bookreach@lewistonmaine.gov).

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