The library will be closed on Saturday, May 26th and Monday, May 28th
in observance of Memorial Day.

The catalog will be down for an upgrade from 7 pm on Sunday, May 27th until noontime on Monday, May 28th. 

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Do you have sewing projects that you aren't sure how to complete? Come Sew with a Pro at the Conant Public Library! Sewing Pro Cathie Ryan will be on hand to assist with sewing projects on Wednesday, May 23rd from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, as well as Thursday, May 31st and Thursday, June 7th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Participants should bring sewing projects, including all supplies needed as well as sewing machines, and will be assisted on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration is required.

man meditating on the beach at dusk with text 'meditation - begins may 7th'
 
The Conant Public Library is offering a free meditation program at the Sterling Senior Center at 36 Muddy Pond Road. Meditation will be held on Mondays at 6 pm now through June 25th. There will be no meeting on May 28th in observance of Memorial Day. Adults of all ages are invited to attend. No registration is required.

a colorful plate of lobster mac n cheese with text 'cookbook club - may 30th'
 
Discover new recipes and enjoy great food this month at the Conant Public Library's Cookbook Club! This month we will be sampling food from The Maine Summers Cookbook by Linda and Martha Greenlaw. Join us on Wednesday, May 30th at 6:30 pm as we share local, summer-themed recipes. Each participant chooses a different recipe, prepares the dish, and brings it with them to the library for an evening of good food, great conversation, and new recipes. Registration is required.

partially colored mandala adult coloring sheet with text 'adult coloring - may 9th'
 
Relax and de-stress at the adult coloring program! Join us for the last May meeting on Wednesday, May 30th at 6:30 pm. Supplies are provided, but attendees may choose to bring their own as well. No registration is required.

frankenstein's monster in a black and white backdrop with text 'classic book club - june 6th'
 
Revisit an iconic horror classic! The Classic Book Club will be reading The New Annotated Frankenstein by Mary Shelley for the meeting on Wednesday, June 6th at 1:00 pm. Copies of the book are available at the library for check out. No registration required.

a lighthouse in a nighttime background with text 'parent's night out book club - june 6th'
 
Enjoy a night off and a good book! The Parent’s Night Out Book Club will be reading the beautiful and poignant novel The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman for the meeting on Wednesday, June 6th at 6:30 pm. No registration is required. Copies of the book are available at the library for checkout.

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Children in grades 5-8 are invited to participate in the Friends Art & Writing Slam. Entrants should create one of the following works: written (story, essay, or poem), visual (painting, drawing, photograph, or multi-media), or a combination of the two (two pages of a graphic novel). Entries must include a written statement that includes at least two of the following: the source of your inspiration, the reason you chose the form you used, how your work has inspired you to create more, and a description of your creative process. All entries must be received by June 7th and include your name, grade, and contact information. Submit entries to the Conant Public Library in person, by mail or by e-mail to conantpl@cwmars.org. A Slam Celebration, featuring an art exhibit with refreshments, will be held on Thursday, June 14th at 6 pm at the library and is open to the public. Participants will be entered into a raffle to win a $100 Amazon gift card.

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