Josh pulled up outside the library on his dirt bike. Pulling his backpack off his shoulder, I watched as he tugged an orange paper from his bag. “Wait a minute”, I yelled opening my car door. “Can I ask you something? I see you have the Teen Summer Reading Sheet. Did you sign up for the Reading Challenge?”
August is the month that all of my grandchildren come to visit and enjoy Maine’s beautiful summers. Last year the week following the Beach to Beacon was exceptionally hot and humid. My five little granddaughters, ages two years to eight years of age, spent many hours looking for hermit crabs and sea glass along the shore at Crescent Beach.
A first time entrepreneur, Jodi Breau, a Cape Elizabeth resident, invented a new product that is good for the environment and successfully commercialized it. Her company was just named a 2018 American Small Business Champion for Maine by SCORE and Sam’s Club. See how the Thomas Memorial Library helped her new business, Dental Lace, Inc., get started.
This is a story about how the Thomas Memorial Library helps retirees enjoy life.
During forty years as a professor of psychology, William Marshall read hundreds, perhaps
thousands of research papers. To keep up with the publication explosion in his field and help
students understand them, Bill had little time for reading for pleasure and missed his favorite
genre, mystery novels.