Casco Public Library

a cozy, welcoming and vital resource that encourages lifelong learning and exploration, cultivates community connections, and upholds intellectual freedom.

Petite but sweet, the Casco Public Library serves as a cozy oasis and a portal to the wider world.


E-reader class
Apr
30
1:00 pm13:00

E-reader class

Learn how to use the cloudlibrary to download ebooks and audiobooks to your smartphone, tablet or computer.  Bring your device with you for a class presented at CPL in conjunction with Lake Region Adult Education. Please call the library @ 627-4541 or click here to register.

Free Film Friday!
Apr
28
6:30 pm18:30

Free Film Friday!

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Rated PG -132 hr. 13 mins.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Movie starts at 6:30 p.m.

The year is 1926, and Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident, were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named

Jacob, a misplaced magical case, and the escape of some of Newt's fantastic beasts, which could spell trouble for both the wizarding and No-Maj worlds.

50's Sock Hop!!
Apr
21
7:00 pm19:00

50's Sock Hop!!

50's Sock Hop!!  Fun for the whole family!! 

Join us @ Casco Community Center

DJ Alex Sirois will be running the "jukebox" of hits from the 50's.  Come learn "The Stroll" to really experience a blast from the past! 

Period dress is not required  

but might be fun if you are inspired! 

No admission fee - donations accepted - refreshments will be available

"Throwback" Thursday Night at the Movies!
Apr
20
6:30 pm18:30

"Throwback" Thursday Night at the Movies!

Singin' in the Rain   Rated G1 hr. 43 mins.  A spoof of the turmoil that afflicted the movie industry in the late 1920s when movies went from silent to sound. When two silent movie stars', Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen), latest movie is made into a musical a chorus girl (Debbie Reynolds) is brought in to dub Lina's speaking and singing. Don is on top of the world until Lina finds out.

School Vacation Movie "Moana"
Apr
20
1:30 pm13:30

School Vacation Movie "Moana"

School Vacation Movie

"CPL Drive - In Theater"

Moana
 Rated PG 1 hr. 53 mins.

Movie starts at 1:30 p.m.
 

Come at 1:00 to decorate a car to sit in for the "drive-in" movie!

An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become a master way-finder. Together they sail across the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous monsters and impossible odds. Along the way, Moana fulfills the ancient quest of her ancestors and discovers the one thing she always sought: her own identity.

Bookies Book Group
Apr
18
1:00 pm13:00

Bookies Book Group

Join the bookies in the meeting room at the library for a discussion of The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Lego Club
Apr
11
4:00 pm16:00

Lego Club

We have a collection of Legos waiting for your creativity! Kids ages 6 and up are invited to join us for Lego fun. We start with a suggestion or theme but the kids are also welcome to focus on their own ideas as well. At the end, kids share what they have made and projects are displayed in the library until Lego Club meets again and the building continues.

If your child is not exactly within the activity age range, just contact us ahead of time.

Please note that we do need a parent or guardian to remain onsite as per library policy.

Thursday Night at the Movies!
Feb
23
6:30 pm18:30

Thursday Night at the Movies!

Tom Hanks night - You VOTED!

"Sully"

Both Rated PG-13

"Sully" - On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain "Sully" Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career. 

Lego Club
Feb
14
4:00 pm16:00

Lego Club

We have a collection of Legos waiting for your creativity! Kids ages 6 and up are invited to join us for Lego fun. We start with a suggestion or theme but the kids are also welcome to focus on their own ideas as well. At the end, kids share what they have made and projects are displayed in the library until Lego Club meets again and the building continues.

If your child is not exactly within the activity age range, just contact us ahead of time.

Please note that we do need a parent or guardian to remain onsite as per library policy.

      Merry Christmas!   We will be closed for the holiday
Dec
25
10:00 am10:00

Merry Christmas!   We will be closed for the holiday

Local Author & Illustrator Event
Dec
18
1:00 pm13:00

Local Author & Illustrator Event

Join Otisfield residents & sisters Heather (author) and Heidi (illustrator) Hayden for a discussion of their newly published book of fairy tale retellings, "From the Stories of Old".
Copies of the 380 page anthology with 13 illustrations will be available for $15, and part of the profits will be donated to the library.

Stamped Jewelry Class
Dec
8
6:30 pm18:30

Stamped Jewelry Class

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Jewelry Class - Stamped Bracelets  

Keyrings too!
Join us and Cynthiamae Designs and make a beautiful stamped bracelet and/or key-ring.   Please sign up in advance - call 627-4541 or email us - space is limited! Fee: $10.00 (50% goes to CPL)
What a great gift ~ hand-crafted and personal! 

Upcycled Book Journal Craft Time
Nov
20
12:00 pm12:00

Upcycled Book Journal Craft Time

Upcycled Book Journals  

Craft Time

Sunday Nov. 20   12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Drop in and create a journal (or several) from old book covers that you can personalize with creative embellishments.
Great for gift-giving!  Other recycled book crafts can be made as well! 
$5 fee per journal. Advanced registration is appreciated! 

Register here

Learn to play Mah Jongg!
Nov
15
11:00 am11:00

Learn to play Mah Jongg!

Interested in learning more about Mah Jongg? We are hoping to start a regular group here at the library but if you have never played, come learn the basics from an expert!  Registration appreciated Register here

The Last Chapter: End of Life Decisions
Oct
16
1:30 pm13:30

The Last Chapter: End of Life Decisions

Starting the conversation...  Please join us as we discuss this important topic for all adults.   Our presenter, Donna Hovey, MPPM, BSN, RN, CEN, CCN, has trained medical professionals on this topic and is passionate about educating the community on the importance of conversation and advocacy around end-of-life decisions.   

Stay Heathy this Winter!
Oct
9
1:30 pm13:30

Stay Heathy this Winter!

CPL will host a very special and informative talk focused on the medical issues facing adults and seniors.

It will be our pleasure to introduce two Board Certified, residency-trained physicians: William Schmitt, M.D. and his daughter, Anna Schmitt Rohrbacher, M.D., who will talk about surviving and staying healthy through the long Maine winters!

Call CPL @ 627-4541 and let us know other topics of interest to you!

Travel Presentation
Aug
28
5:00 pm17:00

Travel Presentation

Cambodia and Vietnam Presentation
Sunday Aug. 28 @ 5:00 pm
 

Take a trip with Irwin and Barbara Price as they share pictures and stories from their travels in Cambodia and Vietnam while they were living in Singapore.  Come learn about these faraway lands!

Family Film Night
Aug
26
6:30 pm18:30

Family Film Night

Invincible

Rated PG (1 hr. 45 mins.) 

Lifelong football fan Vince Papale (Mark Wahlberg) sees his wildest dreams come true when he becomes a member of the Philadelphia Eagles. While teaching at his high-school alma mater in Pennsylvania, the 30-year-old gets a chance to try out for his favorite team and, except for kickers, becomes the oldest rookie in NFL history who never played football in college.

Doors open at 6:00 pm