Palermo Community Library, 2789 Route 3, will host a Meet the Author event showcasing local Maine author and illustrator Douglas Coffin Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m.

Coffin will discuss the backstory of his delightful children’s book, “One Maine Christmas Eve.” He also will do a reading, sign books and answer questions. Books will be available for sale.

Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 993-6088; email; or visit

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or