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Bridge Academy Public Library

44 Middle Road
Dresden, Maine 04342

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GET IN TOUCH WITH NATURE THIS FALL AT THE LIBRARY!
 

 

 

Join us for a fascinating walk in the world of bears with Dawn L. Brown, Bear Behavioral Researcher! Dawn does bear rehabilitation on her private five acre fenced woodland and will share a slide show of young bears she's nurtured and returned to the wild and her extensive knowledge of bear behavior. All ages are welcome!

Tuesday October 11th at 6:00 pm

Bridge Academy Public Library

44 Middle Road in Dresden

Handicapped access available

Light refreshments will be served

FMI call 737-8810

 

 
 

Library hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays - 2:00 to 7:00 pm
Saturdays - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Spotlight on ...

Curl Up With a Good Book raffle:  Fall is here and winter is coming so the time is right! The library will be raffling off a reading set that will include a beautiful crocheted afghan, tea, mug, locally made chocolate and a gift certificate to a local bookstore...a complete set for an evening in with your favorite author! This item would make a great Christmas gift for a loved one too! The raffle runs October 1-December 17th, so stop by to  view the set and pick up your tickets during our normal hours and support your local library! Tickets will be $1.00 each or six for $5.00.

Adult Book Group: The October discussion book for the book club will be The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. This session will be held on Thursday October 13th at 7:00pm at the library. New members are always welcome!

Choice Magazine Listening(CML) free service:  CML is a nonprofit organization founded by philanthropist LuEsther T. Mertz in 1962 and it produces a 12-hour audio magazine anthology four times a year free of charge to eligible adults in the US who have difficulty reading due to blindness, physical impairment or other print disabilities.  The CML team selects high-quality pieces from more than 120 magazines and literary journals.  For more information about this service stop by the library or call CML at 1-888-724-6423 9:00am-4:00pm EST.

 

Playaway Views - The library has recently acquired two Playaway Views, which are easy to use all-in-one video players with preloaded content that may be checked out by patrons.   Our Playaways contain the following children's material:

#1- PBS Kids Dinosaur Train(5 videos)-Valley of the Stygimolochs, I'm a T. Rex, One Smart Dinosaur, Surprise Party and Elmer visits the Desert

#2- Growing Up and Getting Along(6 animated storybooks)- Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee, Enemy Pie, Penelope and the Monsters, Pocketful of Kisses, Sink or Swim and Tyson the Terrible.

Interlibrary loan service : Just a reminder that interlibrary loan service is available again. Please check our online catalog before making a request as we might already have the item. The catalog is accessible at the library or at home at www.bapl.us. (Click on Library Catalog).  If you need help please ask at the front desk or call 737-8810 during normal library hours

Reminder -- Kindle ebooks: Don't forget...the library has a Kindle Fire ebook reader filled with a variety of titles for all ages that can be checked out and enjoyed!


Lost and Found:
Missing something? Please check the Lost and Found bin located under the librarian's desk. Useful items that remain in the bin for more than three months will be donated to the Swap Shop, so take a peek next time you visit!

Audio Books:
Just a reminder that the library is still looking for donations of audio books on CD.  If you have any in good condition that you wish to donate please bring them to the library during open hours of drop them in the book drop.  Audio books are very popular and the demand has grown dramatically in recent years!

PLEASE NOTE

To retain Bridge Academy's Inter-library loan privileges - ALL Inter-library loaned books MUST be returned on time so they can be returned to the Library that loaned them to us.  Loss of this privilege will deny access to these books for ALL of us.

 

Library Hours:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 to 6:30 pm, Saturdays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
To contact the library, call 737-8810 during library hours, or email
  BALibrarian@Bridge-Academy.lib.me.us

Updated 05/07/2016