Check out what is happening at the Library!


Story Time with Miss Meredith (Meets every Friday at 11 am)

This program is for youngsters up to age 6, accompanied by an adult. This program is free to the public and includes stories, songs and crafts.  Come join us for a fun time. For further information, contact the library at 924-7292 or email Liz.


Monthly Book Club ( Meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 1 P.M.) 




Quilters, Knitters and Sewers

This local craft group meets twice monthly on the first and third Wednesdays at 6 P.M.  All crafters are welcome for fun and learning.  For more information contact Shirley @ 924-7429

Fiber Spinners



Area spinners meet at the library on the fourth Saturday of each month at 9:30 A.M.

DDATT (Dexter/Dover Area Towns in Transition) Meets the First Friday of each month at 6 pm.

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Starts at 6 PM at the Abbott Memorial Library, with light refreshments and discussion following.  Come have some fun with your local friends!

For more information on DDATT and future events, email info@ddatt.org to get on email news list, or call 277-4221 or 924-3836.


Highlights of Past Events:

Seed Savers Group

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Seed Savers.  The first “fruits” of the Seed Savers labors are” briefly” on display at the library.  These are tomato seedlings that were grown by the DDATT Seed Savers from the first crossing of last year’s tomato plants.    Most of these plants were produced by crossing Iron Lady a blight resistant variety with the tasty old standby Marglobe.   Members will be planting these seedling in their own gardens for the summer and harvesting seeds only from the hardiest, tastiest fruit for next years seedlings.  The Seed Savers are working at improving the flavor quality, hardiness, disease resistance,and  storage life of three common garden vegetables.  FMI contact Liz @ the library.

Local Author Night

A very successful authors night was held recently at the library.  Four local authors read from their work, shared information on writing and publishing and sign copies of their work.  Authors participating were : Carol Feurtado of Dexter, Jake Morrel of Sangerville, Michelle Demoullin of Corinna and Meredith Josselyn of Dexter.

 


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 Past Events

The library celebrated a festive holiday Tea on December 10.  An assortment of tea sandwiches and treats were served as well as tea(of course!),coffee and punch.  Live Christmas music was provided by Sara and Holly on their euphoniums as well as the local DRHS Ukulele Club.  An ornament exchange followed.