Borrowing e-books

LEWISTON — The Lewiston Public Library will offer two Saturday workshops covering the process of borrowing e-books from the library collection. The first session on Jan. 12 will be for Kindle users and the second session on Jan. 19 will be aimed at all other devices including iPads, Nooks, mobile phones, tablets and computers. Both sessions will take place at 10:30 a.m. in the library’s second floor computer lab.

The workshops will guide participants through the library’s e-book catalog, including tips for quickly finding something interesting to read. Also covered will be getting the e-book onto your device and returning it when finished.

Both sessions are free, but advance registration is required. Each workshop will be limited to 10 participants to create the best experience. To sign up for either workshop or to obtain more details, contact the library’s Adult Services Department at [email protected] or 207-513-3135.

Anyone with a library card may borrow (download) e-books from the library’s collection. For details on the library’s electronic and digital services visit the LPL/APL web branch at or contact the LPL Adult Services Department.

Dempsey Center Reiki workshop

BRUNSWICK — The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing is offering a free workshop for anyone interested in learning more about Reiki. The workshop will take place Monday, Jan. 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Parkview Adventist Medical Center, 329 Maine St.

Martha Spruce, Reiki master, will teach this gentle, hands-on technique intended to relieve stress and discomfort. Clients are encouraged to relax, fully clothed, as a practitioner’s hands are lightly placed on or near the head, shoulders, arms and legs. Reiki is one of the integrative medicine services provided by the Dempsey Center which complement the medical treatments prescribed by a physician.

Preregistration is available by calling the Dempsey Center at (207) 795-8250; toll-free 1-877-336-7287 or online at

Membership drive at museum

MONMOUTH — Monmouth Museum is holding a new or renewing membership drive and offering the 2013 January edition of the Monmouth Museum Newsletter.

To receive the 2013 January newsletter and to become a new or renewing member, contact Nancy at 933-4677 or Jackie at 933-2837 or email [email protected] to have a newsletter sent to you.

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