NORWAY – Twenty-two people gathered at the Norway Memorial Library on March 15 for a discussion of the book, “Ernie’s Ark” by Maine author Monica Wood.

During the remainder of March, the One Book One Community: Oxford Hills Reads program will hold discussions about “Ernie’s Ark” in the following locations: Tuesday, March 29, at 11:30 a.m., Norway Memorial Library, bring lunch; and Wednesday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m., Freeland Holmes Library in Oxford.

The public is welcome to join any of these discussion groups. For more information call the Norway Memorial Library at 743-5309. Books are still available for purchase at local libraries for $4 each.

Easter services

PARIS – Holy Week services at the First Universalist Church, 36 Pine St., South Paris, will continue when Silver Moore-Leamon will be the worship leader for the 10 a.m. Easter service on Sunday, March 27. The organ voluntaries will begin at 9:45.

Moore-Leamon’s sermon is titled “Life Out of Death,” during which she will present thoughts on “creating a new life from the past.”

Music will be provided by the choir, Renee Wales, flutist, and Forest Perkins, church organist. Wales will direct the Sunday school and child care will be provided. The coffee hour will follow in Good Cheer Hall. Everyone is welcome.

Story times

PARIS – The Paris Public Library is offering story times each weekday morning for preschoolers. The 45-minute story times will feature stories, related crafts and snacks. Occasionally, special guests will perform.

The theme for the next month of story times will be “Spring.” On Mondays, the event begins at 10:30 a.m.; and Tuesday through Friday, the story times start at 10. They are free and no preregistration is required.

For more information, call the Paris Public Library at 743-6994 or e-mail [email protected]

In memory

PARIS – The Paris Public Library recently received a donation for $2,500 in memory of Doris Parker from Stephen and Geraldine Ricci of Arlington, Mass.

Area resident and supporter of libraries, Parker died in December. Her mother, Joan Parker, is children’s librarian at the Paris Public Library.

The library’s staff and trustees are discussing with Doris’ son, Adam, and other family members about how the gift may best be used.

Service time

WEST PARIS – The regular Sunday service at the West Paris Universalist Church will be at 9 a.m. on Easter, March 27, not 11 a.m. as reported earlier. The sunrise service, at 6 a.m., will be at the Brown place on Perham Farm Road.

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