Cushing Library

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207-354-8860    39 CROSS ROAD   CUSHING MAINE

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Cushing Public Library 2019 Summer Reading Program July 1-August 26


Story Time, Crafts related to

the Story

and Lego Building!

Each Monday from 10 a.m. – Noon

Reading Prize Program

Read 5 library books for a prize from the newly stocked Treasure Chest

Read 10 library books to earn a Cushing hat!

If we have a 20 or more students participating we will end the program with an ice cream party with a very special surprise!

To participate fill out a Summer Reader Form when at the Cushing Library.  The librarian will put it in a folder at the front desk.  As each book is read and returned please ask the librarian to record the book on your form.  Books may be read at home and children do not have to attend Monday mornings to participate.  

Please join us this summer!

Maine Humanities Council "Let's Talk About It" Series starting Tuesday 7/16 9:30 A.M. To register call: 207-354-8860 ONLY 4 SPOTS LEFT!


The American Revolutionary


A Let’s Talk About It series developed by Phil Jordan

Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based reading and discussion program for people who want to talk with others about what they have read, presented in collaboration with the Maine State Library. Join us for this exciting series in the quest for historical comprehension starting  in the lifetimes of the participants, with partisan accounts of heroic Patriots triumphing over Tory opposition and British tyranny—history written by the winners. 

  • June 25th  The American Revolution: A History by Gordon S. Wood
  • July 16   Benjamin Franklin by Edmund S. Morgan
  • August 6    The Minutemen and their World by Robert Gross
  • August 27   Women of the Republic by Linda Kerber
  • September 17   Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and the American Revolution by John Ferling

A History of the 50’s & 60’s through Popular Song Thursday 7/18 @ 7 P.M.


Marc Black

At the Historical Society Barn

Joint Venture with the

Cushing Historical Society 

New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Marc Black, will be your guide through an evening of song, storytelling and laughter through these two historically defining decades.  You’ll celebrate wonderful songs as diverse as Itsy Bitsy, Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka -Dot Bikini and Blowin’ in the Wind, as well as tunes by artists ranging from Dean Martin to George Harrison.  In addition to the music and conversation, this popular program features a slide show that’s sure to slide you right back in time.  Marc will also perform his own group’s top forty hit from 1967 when he toured with The Doors, Neil Diamond, The Dave Clark Five and Van Morrison… ‘Happy’ by the ‘Blades of Grass’.

Marc Black