Loose Ladies Book Club


Kendall Room

Event Location

13 School Street Coombs Building

The Loose Ladies Book Club & Bowdoinham Public Library invite you to…………… “The Shakers of Sabbathday Lake” an Illustrated Presentation by Dr. David Richards of the Margaret Chase Smith Library Thursday, October 17 at 1:00 P.M. Coombs Municipal Building, Kendall Room 13 School St. Bowdoinham Shaker influenced Refreshments Shaker display David Richards will draw upon his seven years among the Sabbathday Lake Shakers as curator of the Shaker Museum to talk about the history of the religious sect from its origins in England to its present-day existence in Maine. The Shakers practiced communal living and they encouraged simplicity in dress, manner and speech. Ann Lee was the founder and leader of the American Shakers in the late 1700’s. Several books and publications on the Shakers are available at the Library for loan. Call the library, 666-8405 to reserve a copy. Come and bring a friend…Open to the public!