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Family Story Time (formerly Toddler Time)

Wednesday Mornings 10:30 am

November 25: Giving Thanks

December 2: Blankets & Quilts

December 9: Shoes &  Feet

A story time for children ages 5 & under & their parents or caregivers: encouraging children and grown-ups to become actively involved in the story & participate in finger play, songs. Presented by Janine.


Listen to & enjoy the magic of

The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

Friday, December 4th, 6:00 pm at Bonney Memorial Library, 36 Main Street, Cornish

Followed by Caroling, Tree lighting in Thompson Park at 6:30 pm.


4th Annual CookieFest

Saturday, December 5th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm during Christmas in Cornish

Delicious homemade cookies for sale


Library Treehouse Club

Saturday, December 12th

10:30 am to 12:00 noon (first get-together)

Attention children ages 8 to 14

Read & Enjoy the stories of Andy and Terry (who live in a treehouse) by Andy Griffiths: The 13-story Treehouse; The 26-Story Treehouse; The 39-Story Treehouse. Then Create a "Treehouse" with different levels to stand in the Library's New Children's Room of our expansion. FMI contact library



Adult Coloring Book Club

Are you interested in a relaxing activity. Join our club.

3rd Tuesday of each month,  10:30 am to 12:00 noon (December 15th) and / or

3rd Saturday of each month, 1:00 to 2:30 pm (December 19th)

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).



Lego Adventure  (3rd Thursday of each month)

Thursday, December 17th, 3:45 to 4:45 pm

for children ages 4 to 12

Build with Legos - Join the Fun!


Bonney Readers -  BML Reading Group

All are invited!

Thursday, December 17th,  2015, 7:00 pm 

Our next book Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam

Join us for good conversations about books. No sign-up, just show-up!

Pick up a copy of the book at the library.

Selection for January is The Boys in the Boat: nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown


"Friends of the Bonney Memorial Library"

meet the first Wednesday of each month (no meeting in July)

7:00 pm at the 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.