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Book Donations: We are accepting book donations.  

New Books for June

What's Happening in June 

At the Library

June 7th: No Story Time!

The students at Greene Central School will be taking a field trip to the library.

 

June 10th at 5pm: Book Club

 

June 15th: Summer Reading begins!

Stop by to register and pick up your summer reading materials. Yay for summer and reading!

June 27th at 4pm: Androscoggin Soil and Water Presentation

Androscoggin Soil and Water will be sharing tips on creating your own sustainable and environmentally friendly yard.  Find out how to impact the world in your own way!

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June 6th - D-Day

 

On June 6th, 1944, the beaches of Normandy in northern France were invaded by troops from the US, Canada and the UK in an attempt to liberate a German-occupied France.  This was the largest naval, air and land operation in history and was a key event that resulted in the defeat of the Germans in World War II.  This year we celebrate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day.

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June 16th - Father's Day

Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday in June.  The holiday honors fathers and celebrates fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. 

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June 19th - Juneteenth

In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring '"all persons held as slaves within any State...shall be thenceforward, and forever free."  Although the proclamation when into effect in Union States, the enslaved in the Confederate territory were not immediately free.  On, June 19th, 1865, Union Troops arrived in Texas to enforce the emancipation executive order.  This day is considered the date when all enslaved black people were finally free.  the Thirteenth Amendment was ratified on  December 6th, 1865, which officially abolished slavery.

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June 20th - Summer Solstice

June 20th marks the day with the longest period of daylight and the shortest night.  The sun is at its highest position of the sky and it's maximum tilt toward the earth in the Northern hemisphere.

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Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month 

 

June is an opportunity to bring attention to Alzheimer's Disease and brain health.  More than six million Americans age 65 and older are living with Alzheimer's, a degenerative brain disease that affects cognition and memory.  It's is the leading cause for dementia.  

Come visit the library to peruse our information and activities available to support brain health.

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PTSD Awareness Month

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) develops in some people who have experienced frightening, shocking or dangerous event(s).  Anyone can develop PTSD at any age.  Treatment and resources are available for anyone seeking help.

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Pride Month

June is dedicated to the celebration and commemoration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pride (LGBTQ). Pride Month began after the Stonewall Riots, a series of gay liberation protests, in 1969.  The month recognizes the impact that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals have had on national and international history.    

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What we are reading:

Lynn: Light a Penny Candle by Maeve Binchy

Ileshea: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

Donna: Funny Story  by Emily Henry

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June Book Club 

 

What: I Was Anastasia

 

Where: Morse Library in beautiful Greene, Maine

When: June 10th at 5pm

Why: Fun, Friendships, a Fabulous read

*Ariel Lawhon is also known for Frozen River and Code Name Hélène

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