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 Bonney Readers -  BML Reading Group

All are invited!

No meeting in July.

Thursday, August 16

7:00 - 8:00 pm

The Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz, a selection in Great American Read sponsored by PBS

Join us for good conversations about books.

Pick up a copy at the library.


Book Sale

Saturday, June 30

9:00 am to 1:00 pm

held in front of library, just in time for summer reading

during Cornish Strawberry Festival


 Free Support Group for Weight Loss & Healthy Living

Come meet with others in your community who seek weekly support & accountability to step on a scale or measure your own progress in whatever method you choose. Plan for meetings: weigh in or reflect on your own progress; to discuss successes and barriers, to meeting goals, to encourage others; & share information about weight loss and /or improving general health. No charge. No dues.

Mondays, 6:00 to 7:00 pm starting July 2.

This is a community support group with no link to commercial interests.

FMI contact Theressa Harrigan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Library.

Everyone is welcome!


Libraries Rock

summer reading program for all ages

July 2 thru August 10.

Sign up anytime during these dates & receive a "Reading Log." Have Fun & READ at your own pace, self-motivated, non-competitive.

Enjoy reading to yourself, have someone read to you or listen to story on CD. Activity sheets, crafts available at library too. Participants will receive certificate & prize.

Enjoy Reading! FMI stop by library.


 Summer Sketchers

drawing program for ages 12-17.

Tuesday, August 7, 3:30 - 5:00 pm.

A chance to talk about tips and techniques, have fun with some drawing exercises and meet other local artists.

Presented by Heather Newman, local artist & creator of mural at children's room entryway.

FMI & to sign up contact library.


 Knitters / Crocheters

interested in gathering with fellow knitters and crocheters

Enjoy time for knitting, crocheting - To create & be inspired.

Thursdays 4:00 to 6:00 pm


Adult Coloring Book

Are you interested in a relaxing activity.

"Coloring Station"  where you can sit, relax, color - enjoy yourself anytime during library hours.

Adult coloring books with intricate designs and patterns (ex. paisleys, botanicals, mandalas, animals) offer a fun and unique way to express creativity, stimulate your brain, unwind and generate wellness. Coloring books and pencils will be available or participants can bring their own supplies. "Coloring brings you back to a simpler time, it's pleasurable, it's a chance to sit and be mindful...and at the end you get this beautiful result. You have a real sense of accomplishment." Alice Domar, PhD executive director of Domar Center for Mind/Bond Health, Boston from The New Joy of Coloring (Parade article July 12, 2015)


 "Friends of the Bonney Memorial Library"

Their mission statement is "We are a volunteer organization that supports the Bonney Memorial Library in Cornish, ME. Together, we will: Raise funds to supplement library service; Promote the Library as a community center; Advocate for the current and future needs of the library." 

Interested in joining our "Friends" contact the library.


Annual Spring Book & Pie Sale

Saturday, May 18th, 2019

8:00 am to 1:00 pm

Books, AV materials, and delicious homemade pies.

held inside Cornish United Church, across from the library.

Proceeds to benefit the library.