Auburn Library gears up for fall programming


The Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St., is planning the following fall programming.

The library bookstore is scheduled to reopen Saturday, September 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Hundreds of books have been restocked and reorganized; they range from 25 cents to $2.

Preserving the Harvest: The Basics of Canning and Freezing is scheduled for Tuesday, August 30 at 4 p.m. This home food storage demonstration teaches the basic steps of canning and freezing. Attendees will receive fact sheets on home food storage and can learn recommended methods for storing food, the latest and safest recipes, equipment and ensuring safety, and how to check jars properly sealed.

Participants can bring their own dial gauge to class for a free accuracy test. This program will take place in the Androscoggin Community Hall; registration is mandatory.

A presentation, “Paris & Parisians” with Jayne Boisvert, is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6, in the Androscoggin community room. The program is the title of the second guide in Boisvert’s Cheapo Snob series.

She will offer information on finding accommodation and restaurants to suit many wallets, and discuss attractions found in the capital such as the Opera Garnier and the Pantheon, as well as the Château de Fontainebleau, located outside the city limits. town.

The library recommends that visitors wear a mask. Restrictions on the number of people and time spent in the building have been lifted, and the library no longer requires an appointment for computer use or browsing. The number of places is reduced and some services are limited.

In addition to the return of walk-in computer use, the media lab and computer lab have reopened, with some limitations on the use of these areas. Study rooms are available, with suggested appointments, but walk-ins are accepted if space permits. The Teen Room is also open with limited capacity.

The children’s room is open without an appointment, but toys and crafts will not be available and places are limited. Some computers are available for use.

Curbside service and book drops remain open 24/7.

To request items, call 207-333-6640, ext. 2, email [email protected]or visit the online catalog.

Library hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call 207-333-6640 or visit auburn public library.

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