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  Established 1911


Caribou Public Library shared Caribou Chamber's album. ...

We had a great evening at the Caribou Inn & Convention Center on Thursday night for our Annual Recognition Dinner. the honorees were all deserving and the crowd showed appreciation for the contributions to the community.

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With the snow melting, the Butterfly Garden and gazebo made possible by the Brewer family is accessible once again. :) We are so deeply appreciative of this gift to the library and the people of Caribou. :) ...

Glorious Coffee Filter Butterlies - 3 different ways to make! Slow video via www.youtube.com/user/redtedart - do take a peak and subscribe! OR Step by step photos here www.redtedart.com/2015/03/09/coffee-filter-butterfly-crafts-for-preschoolers/

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Preserving the culture and history of Caribou is one of the core functions and goals of Caribou Public Library. We look for fun as well as traditional ways to do this, and one of our projects is a customizable Monopoly game that allows us to add local streets and tokens to the game board. Here are a couple of our upcoming tokens, and we are so proud of what our city departments do to make life better here. We learned a couple things: Someone at Caribou Fire & Ambulance has a genuine Caribou-opoly game in pristine condition from back in the day, and the police operate under the sober and deeply held philosophy that police departments exist so that firefighters can have heroes, too. :D It brought a tear to our eye. :D ...

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April is apparently a great month for birthin' librarians! :D Liza and Lisa S. shared birthdays this week. Here are some of our crew: Erin Albers, Liza Guerrette, Lisa Shaw, Mary Anderson, and Katie Wilcox-Bosse. Since Lisa Wilcox was not able to make it for the shoot, Johnny Depp cavalierly stood in for her. :D ...

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Words of wisdom from Stephen King.I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.   (See 49 more great library quotes here: http://ebookfriendly.com/2013/04/18/best-quotes-about-libraries-librarians/)

Library quote from Andrew Carnegie. Please repin.

I always felt if I can get to a library, I’ll be OK. -- Maya Angelou --  Knowledge is empowerment.  Explore fifty, pivotal quotes on #education and #learning at http://www.examiner.com/article/fifty-quotations-inspire-education-and-learning


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