Windham Public Library

217 Windham Center Road, Windham, Maine 04062
(Phone) 207-892-1908 ; (Fax) 207-892-1915

Monday, Wednesday: 10 am-7 pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 10 am-6 pm
Friday: 9 am-4 pm
Saturday (Sept-May): 9 am-4 pm
Saturday (Jun-Aug): closed

Special hours or closings will be posted
on the homepage.

Find It Here

Adult Summer Reading Program

2023 Adult Summer Reading Program

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2023 Adult Summer Reading Challenge

Complete all five tasks on the “Find Your Voice” Adult Summer Reading Challenge, and turn it into the Help Desk for a chance to win a randomly selected gift certificate from Ice Cream Dugout, Pat’s Pizza, or Sherman’s Bookstore! Registration begins June 12th.

Completed sheets must be turned in by Friday, August 25th!

You can sign up and pick up a paper copy of the Adult Summer Reading Challenge at the Help Desk or register online and print a copy from below.

Events

**Event will be held with your choice of attending in-person or on Zoom. Email Ray for the Zoom links.

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Michael Connolly

Michael Connolly-- Murky Overhead**

Wednesday, June 28th, 6-7pm

Murky Overhead is a work of historical fiction that tells the story of a day in the life of a typical Irish-American working-class family. It follows them on the streets of their new American home in maritime Portland at the turn of the 20th century.

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Jeanne Julian & Anne Rankin-- Poetry**

Wednesday, July 26th, 6-7pm

Maine writers Jeanne Julian and Anne Rankin read their work and discuss finding one's "voice" in poetry, exploring passion and place, mystery and family, loneliness and longing, and poetry as a source of healing and wonder.

Paul Landry

Paul Landry-- Echoes From River City**

Wednesday, August 2nd, 6-7pm

Echoes From River City is a memoir of growing up during the tumultuous period of the Great Depression and a world at war. Told in a historical context, Landry's tale has a depth that exceeds a personable, family-centered story.

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Singin' in the Rain

Wednesday, July 12th, 5-7pm

With fame, fortune and fans galore, silent screen idol Don Lockwood thought he had it all. But one look at aspiring actress Kathy Seldon, and he knew exactly what he was missing. Now he's swinging from lampposts, singing in the raindrops and ready for love.

Dear Evan Hansen

Wednesday, August 9th, 5-7pm

A high school senior struggling with social anxiety disorder goes on a journey of self-discovery in the wake of a fellow student's suicide.

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Bill Berlinghoff-- Folk Music Concert**

Wednesday, August 16th, 6-7pm

Bill Berlinghoff is a folksinger with more than half a century of performing experience. Bill will perform a wide range of songs-- spanning the traditional mountain music of Tennessee, popular folk music of the '60s, and rowdy singalongs.

Movie Time

Find Your Voice with these movie selections! Movie Time is on Thursdays starting at 1 pm. Closed captions are displayed.

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June Movies:

Transmilitary (NR)

Till (PG-13)

Norma Rae (PG)

Brian and Charles (PG)

 

July Movies:

He Named Me Malala (PG-13)

The Fabelmans (PG-13)

Megan Leavey (PG-13)

Some Like It Hot (NR)


August Movies:

Women Talking (PG-13)

Erin Brockovich (R)

The Grapes of Wrath (NR)

Love Sarah (NR)

Richard Jewell (R)

Please call or email Ray for more information or with any questions at 207-892-1908 ext. 5 or rmarcotte@windhammaine.us.