Update on Services for September

Starting September 1st, the library will resume regular walk-in services. Patrons are welcome to drop by at any time to check out materials, use the computers, or shop the book sale.

As computer stations are limited at this time, we recommend reserving a time for computer access.
The use of face coverings and social distancing will remain in effect for staff and patrons within the library. Library access will be limited to 10 patrons at a time.

No-contact parking lot pickups will also continue to be available for all patrons.
Please contact the library to arrange a pickup time or to setup online access to your account for browsing and placing holds online.

Children's Programming

4-H Fall Programming
4-H STEM Challenge and Maker Mondays!
Mars Base Camp STEM Challenge for ages 8-14
Saturday Mornings, 10/03 & 10/17
Thursday Evenings, 10/08 & 10/22
$12 per family kit
The race to land humans on Mars is on! The 2020 4‑H STEM Challenge Kits will explore sending a mission to Mars through four separate activities. Developed by Google and Virginia Cooperative Extension, Mars Base Camp is a collection of activities that teaches kids STEM skills like mechanical engineering, physics, computer science, and agriculture. Some live virtual sessions will be shorter than others, based upon the activity, and may require additional time after the virtual session to complete the activity with other household members.
Maker Mondays for ages 5-18
4:30-5:30pm, Free
Oct. 19th: Yarn Pumpkins
Nov. 16th: Wooden Decor Painting
Dec. 14th: Button Snowman
Free supply kits will be available for pickup at the Raymond Village Library the week of October 12th and will include materials for the whole series. All projects are made with supplies that can easily be found around the house or purchased at local stores.
FMI or to register for the Maker Monday or Mars Base Camp STEM Program, please contact Sara Conant at 207-781-6099 or by email at sara.conant@maine.edu. Or register online at https://extension.umaine.edu/cumberland/4h/maker-series/.
Bundles & Backpacks

Baby Bundles for ages 0-3 are sets of 3 board books and 2 index cards, 1 with a song or bouncy game, and 1 with an activity for you and your child to do together.
Activity Baby Bundles are a miniature version of our Backpacks and include 3 board books with an accompanying game, or toy that your child will recognize from story times here at the library.