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New Sharon Jim Ditzler Memorial

Public Library

Library Hours

Tuesday   3:00  P.M.  to  7:00  P.M.

Wednesday  3:00P.M. to 7:00 P.M. 

Thursday  10:00 A.M.  to  1:00  P.M.

Saturday  10:00  A.M.  to  1:00  P.M.

Library News

Summer Reading Programs


New Sharon Jim Ditzler Memorial Library


"Rocks In Our Lives" 

Program BY The L. C. Bates Museum

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 At 6p.m.


Explore rocks and minerals and how we use them in our lives.  Become a 

geologist, handle minerals, try rock experiments like floating rocks, writing with

rocks and looking at rocks under a black light.


Summer Story Hour


Story hour will be held on the following Thursdays from 10:30 ~ 11:30.

July 12, 19, & 26

August 2,9, & 16


Independent Reading Programs

For preschool to grade five.

You will receive a log book to record the titles of age appropriate books you choose to read.

Prizes: 3 books ~ a pencil and a bookmark

6 books ~ a rock or gem

9 books ~ a small musical instrument

12 books ~ a Gifford's free kids cone


Rock and Roll to the Library

This program is for teenagers.  Teens are invited to make a contract with the 

librarian  to read 3 to 5 books of their choice between June 20th, and August 21st, 2018.

When they complete their contract they will receive a movie pass.


Get in the grove with books

Adults are encouraged to put their name in for a drawing of assorted prizes.

The drawing will be held on August 21st. 2018

You may put your name in the bucket every time you complete a book!


Closing Program

Concert on the lawn on August 21st. 2018  Followed by a chance to make

 your own ice cream sundae and the drawings for the adult readers.


For more information call the library at 779-1128.


We wish to thank all of the library volunteers for the time they have given this year.

There are ten computers for public use with high speed Internet access.

We have wireless Internet access for public use.

A security system has been installed.

The next Library Trustee meeting is : September 4, 2018, 7pm.  Everyone is welcome!

Contact Information

Diana Oliver
Postal address
P.O. Box 61 New Sharon, ME 04955
Electronic mail
Diana Oliver:   nsl-do@newsharon.lib.me.us

37 Library Road  New Sharon, ME 04955


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