SEARSMONT — A cooling room is being offered for anyone wishing to escape the heat in the community room on the lower level of the Town Office.

According to Searsmont officials, starting Tuesday, June 29, people are encouraged to beat the heat during regular Town Office hours of Monday 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Tuesday 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Wednesday 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and Thursday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. To reach theTtown Office, email townofsearsmont@fairpoint.net or call 342-5411.

The Searsmont Library can also be used as a cooling center where people can read a book or play games. The library hours are Tuesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday 3 to 7 p.m., Friday 1 to 5 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call the library at 342-5549.

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