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APRIL 2024

Dear Bremen Library Patrons,

Happy Spring! There is plenty to read and some good programming this month - enjoy! I will be back at the circulation desk on April 9 - I am really looking forward to being back home in Bremen Library! Thank you so much, Ellen and Delia, and all Board Members and volunteers, who pitched in for all these weeks so I could get well. I am beyond grateful and look forward to all good things ahead.


Kristen Budlong, Director

(207) 529-5572

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*LIBRARY HOURS - Regular hours are back BEGINNING APRIL 9!

Tuesday 10-3

Wednesday 10-7

Thursday 10-7

Friday 10-3

Saturday 9-12

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New Fiction Titles for April

Becoming Madam Secretary, by Stephanie Dray

Close to Death, by Anthony Horowitz

Flirting with Danger, by Janet Wallach

The Hunter, by Tana French

The Inheritance, by Joanna Goodman

James, by Percival Everett

Loot, by Tania James

The Lost Book of Bonn, by Brianna Labuskes

Table for Two, by Amor Towles

The Tower, by Flora Carr

The Truth About the Devlins, by Lisa Scottoline

New Non Fiction Titles for April

Differ We Must: How Lincoln Succeeded in a Divided America, by Steve Inskeep

Jimmy Breslin: Essential Writings; Columns and Other Journalism 1960-2004, How the Good Guys Finally Won, The Short Sweet Dream of Eduardo Gutierrez, by Jimmy Breslin and Dan Barry

New Children’s Titles for April

Big Nate: This Means War! by Lincoln Peirce

Ferris, by Kate DiCamillo

Tiny Wonders, by Sally Soweol Han

Treehouse Town, by Gideon Sterer and Charlie Mylie

Waiting for Wings, by Lois Ehlert


*Don’t forget we have an extensive magazine collection

to suit all kinds of interests*

Bremen Library offers passes to the following Maine attractions:

-Maine Maritime Museum

-Maine State Park Vehicle Pass

-Portland Museum of Art

-Boothbay Railway Village

-Children’s Museum and Theatre of Maine

-Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (Closed until May)

-Farnsworth Art Museum


Art Opening April 4, 4:00-6:00 Please welcome Elizabeth Palmer and her selection of watercolor paintings…refreshments will be served.

Book Club April 11 @ 3:00 (This Must Be the Place, by Maggie O’Farrell)

Knit ‘n Stitch Circle Tuesdays, 1-2:30pm A great opportunity to meet folks with similar interests while working on your own particular projects, Knit ‘n Stitch Circle incorporates crafts like knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, stitchery, and quilting. Tea, biscotti, and fruit will be available.

National Digital Equity Classes (free to all - just sign up with the provided links):

*Thursday, April 11, 10-11am: Beyond Gmail - Getting the Most Out of a Google Account

Click HERE to register

*Thursday, April 25, 12-1pm: Getting News and Information Online

Click HERE to register

Story Time Thursdays @ 10:30 am *4/18 is Music Hour with Miss Tish!*

Tech Time w/Caleb P. Saturday, April 13, 10am-12pm

*Homework Club Wednesdays, 3-5pm Will restart May 1!

Other Information and Links of Interest

The Digital Maine Library is an amazing and FREE resource available through the Maine State Library to all Maine Residents. You can find information on all kinds of topics among the more-than-70 available databases! No sign-in is required - the app geo-authenticates so you have instant access. Click HERE to check it out!


Global Newsstream (ProQuest)

Search the most recent global news content in over 2,800 news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, transcripts, video, and digital-first content in full-text format. The archives stretch back into the 1980s. Includes the Boston Globe, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and more! (Text taken directly from Digital Maine Library site)

~The library is a symbol of freedom. -Sara Sheridan, author~