Friends of Baxter Memorial Library – Fall Book Sale!
Friday, October 12th, 9:00am-6:00pm
Saturday, October 13th, 9:00am-1:00pm
The Friends are looking for volunteers to help run the Fall Book Sale, visit the circulation desk to sign up for a slot!
Friday, October 12th, 1:00-6:00pm
Call 1-800-RED CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and enter BMLibrary to schedule an appointment in advance.
Located at Shaw Gym, 75 South Street, Gorham, ME
Author Event – Fighting Prosaic Messages
Thursday, October 18 at 6:00pm
Fighting Prosaic Messages by Henry C. Amoroso Jr.
Edited/presented by his son, Justin Amoroso
In 2010, Henry C Amoroso Jr., a noted literacy advocate and USM professor, passed away. Prior to his death, he completed Fighting Prosaic Messages, a personal history and scholarly look at literacy teaching in America. In it, he follows his grandmother’s experience immigrating from Italy to Massachusetts, her own struggles with literacy, the literacy challenges faced by her son, by the author, and his children.
New Museum Passes Available at the Library!
Looking for something fun to do? The library now has a reduced rate pass to the Maine Wildlife Park and a membership to the Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine! These are in addition to our existing pass to the USM Southworth Planetarium.
For more information click here or ask at the circulation desk!