AUGUSTA — Lithgow Public Library, 45 Winthrop St., will celebrate Read ME with Maine-themed events.

Read ME is a statewide program presented in partnership between the Maine Humanities Council and the Maine State Library. It gets Maine’s adults all reading the same books by Maine authors and recommended by a Maine author. This summer Paul Doiron chose CB Anderson’s “River Talk” and Susan Hand Shetterly’s “Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town.”

Copies of the featured books are available to be borrowed from the library.

The schedule:

• July 11, 6:30 p.m., Book Discussion Group “River Talk”;

• July 16, 6 p.m., potluck dinner with Capital Area New Mainers;


• July 25, 6:30 p.m., author event with CB Anderson;

• Aug. 8, 6:30 p.m., book discussion Group: “Settled in the Wild”; and

• Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m., Captain Billy: 50 Ways to Be a Mainer.

For more information, call the library at 626-2415 or visit