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Family Story Time 

Wednesday Mornings - 10:30 am

January 18: Winter animals

January 25: Snowmen

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 crafts, finger play, songs, movement. Presented by Janine.


Bonney Readers -  BML Reading Group

All are invited!

Thursday, January 19, 2017

7:00 - 8:00 pm

Our next book Bootlegger's Daughter by Margaret Maron

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

Pick up a copy of the book at the library.

February's selection Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver


Beginning French Class for Adults

Tuesdays, January 31 thru April 4, 2017 

7:00 - 8:00 pm.

Course would emphasize on spoken French, start with introductions and conversations about family & friends, then progress to language needed for travel and daily living.

Teacher: Janet Carper, retired French teacher

Donation $5 per class, materials supplied by teacher.

If interested contact library. Proceeds to benefit library expansion.


Basic Estate Planning - The "Dirty Dozen" (or so) planning mistakes...and how to detect & avoid them

Thursday, February 9, 2017 

7:00 -8:30 pm.

Presented by Bonnie S. Gould, Heritage Law, PLLC, Cornish


 "Just Desserts" for Valentines:

An Afternoon of Music and Dessert Featuring Musician Kate Beever on Guitar, Marimba & Vocals.

Sunday, February 12, 2:00 - 3:30 pm. held at Cornish United Church, 37 Main St. Cornish, ME.  

Tickets $15.00 per person, includes dessert & coffee or tea.

Reservations Required: call 207-838-2756, leave your name, phone # and # of tickets required.

Kate Beever MA, MT-BC, isfrom New York University in 2010. She returned to Maine and founded Maine Music & Health. Along with her work as a Music Therapist, Kate continues to work as a free-lance musician,. She is an accomplished musician playing percussion, guitar, and piano. She has performed with the Zach Jones Band, Bates University Orchestra, John C. McCain, and Jeff Beam.

 Proceeds to benefit Bonney Memorial Library's Expansion Project


Spring Book & Pie Sale

Saturday, May 21st, 2017

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.


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"

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

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.