DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Lewiston School Nutrition Program is offering a Summer Food Service Program meal at no charge to school-age children up to age 18 who are attending school. Breakfast and lunch are served weekdays at the following locations through Aug. 19: Kennedy Park, Hillview and the YWCA.

All meals must be eaten on site, as participants are not allowed to remove food from the parks or playgrounds. On rainy days, the children will be served at the Multi-Purpose Center.

For more information, please contact the Lewiston Public School Nutrition Office at 795-4106 and ask for Alisa Roman, director of nutrition for Lewiston Public Schools.

ANSWER: This great program is also offered at other districts in the Sun Journal readership area. To locate one near you, visit www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks.

DEAR SUN SPOTS: I am hoping your readers can help me locate the family of Beverly Hayward, who lived in Lewiston in 1941. I have her Girl Scout book.

I am a volunteer at the Neighborhood House and Deacon Increase Robinson Library in Sumner. The building is one of the first frame houses in Sumner, built by Revolutionary War veteran Increase Robinson, who is also one of the founders of the town.

His great-great grandson, Lucien Robinson, set up a library in 1931 so that local residents could gain a college education if they so desired. His collection is an extensive compilation of the best authors and volumes of the 1800s and early 1900s — nonfiction and fiction. Over the years, the trustees and librarians have added contemporary volumes and collections that reflected their own interests. Ruth Scribner, a veteran Scout leader, collected Scouting handbooks. She may have known Beverly Hayward or found the book at a yard sale. We have no way of knowing.

If Beverly or her family are still in the area, we would love to return the book.

The book will be kept safe at the library, located on Route 219, just east of the intersection with Route 140 from Buckfield. The library is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon. I can be reached at home at (207) 388-2667 or at [email protected]. I look forward to hearing from someone who can claim this book. — Cyndy, Sumner.

ANSWER: Keep us posted, Cyndy. Sun Spots is curious to see how this one turns out.

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