recent community events

Easter Egg Hunt

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In April 2018, The Annual Easter Egg Hunt was held. Children attended with their parents/grandparents. Refreshments were served after the hunt. Fun was had by all.

Women Pirates

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Women Pirates, Award-Winning Writer James L. Nelson told his Story of Women Pirates on Sunday, February 10, 2019  

Camden Conference

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Vas Prabhu director of education at the Farnsworth Art Museum, disussed Chinese art. Prabhu will chronicle China’s artistic accomplishments through a show of 10 works of art from the Bronze Age to the present day.

Southwest American Indian Art and Culture

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Dave Rockwell, member of a distinguished Cushing family, discussed his years studying Southwest American Indian culture and collecting examples of its art at the Cushing Public Library. 

Chewonki Foundation

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Program was presented by the Chewonki Foundation. Over 100 Cushing residents and their guests attended the free program.

Leaps of Imagination

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Leaps of Imagination Art Reception occurred. For the second year in a row the library hosted the CCS second grade reception for parents, teachers and guests. The artwork will be displayed until June.

Community Events

Older Events

On April 8, 2017, The Annual Easter Egg Hunt was held. Approximately 47 children attended with their parents/grandparents. Refreshments were served after the hunt.

On March 29, 2017, Leaps of Imagination Art Reception occurred. For the second year in a row the library hosted the CCS second grade reception for parents, teachers and guests. The artwork will be displayed until June.

On March 24,2017, Cushing Community School, Grade 4, visited. The students listened to several types of poetry and then were asked to write a poem. Their poems were adventurous.

On February 17, 2017, Cushing Community School, Grade 4, visited. The students listened to The Friendship Fairy, a book donated to the library by the India Phillips Foundation. The Foundation was created in 2012 in honor of 4-year-old India Phillips who died after a short illness.

On February 12, 2017, American Culture in the 20th Century: Gifts from Immigration, presentations and discussions led by Pat Farmer, David Farmer and Alan Magee.

On January 27, 2017, Cushing Community School, Grade 4, visited. The students listened to a short story, then the entire class participated in creating the story in a round robin format.

On January 15, 2017, Sheltering Millions: Refugee Architecture and Urbanism, presentations and discussions led by Judith Bing & Brooke Harrington.

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