Come Sing with us at the StoryWalk®! Saturday, September 24th, 2022, 1-3PM StoryWalk® at North St. Community Connector Trail (across from Maine General Hospital)   Come see the opening of a new book for the StoryWalk®, “CHIRP! Chipmunk Sings for a Friend” by Jamie A. Swenson where we’ll have a musical guest leading sing-alongs! Guided…

We are so excited to share what has been going on inside the building! Library tours available! We have several tour dates available, see the list below. There are only SIX slots in each, so first come first serve. If you are not able make it into these groups, there are still many more to…

Mrs. Liz hosting Book Bites at Waterville Public Library!

Our new children’s books are offered to you in five-minute samples. Discover your child’s next favorite read! Each week on Thursdays from 7 to 7:30PM, Mrs. Liz will read an excerpt from a book off one of the New Books shelves. See the video on https://www.facebook.com/watervillelibrary/ FMI: Call 207-872-5433, email [email protected], or go to http://www.watervillelibrary.org.

Mrs. Liz hosting Book Bites at Waterville Public Library!

Our new children’s books are offered to you in five-minute samples. Discover your child’s next favorite read! Each week on Thursdays from 7 to 7:30PM, Mrs. Liz will read an excerpt from a book off one of the New Books shelves. See the video on https://www.facebook.com/watervillelibrary/ FMI: Call 207-872-5433, email [email protected], or go to http://www.watervillelibrary.org.

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Modeled after the Berkeley noontime Lunch Poems series, poets Stuart Kestenbaum (former Maine Poet Laureate and author of House of Thanksgiving) and Annaliese Jakimides (anthologized in Enough! Poems of Resistance and Protest and A Dangerous New World: Maine Voices on the Climate Crisis) will give a midday reading of their work. Light fare will be…

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What do English majors do for work after college? How have Colby alumni built careers in the publishing world? This panel will consist of former Colby College students who have become agents or editors for New York City’s top publishing houses and literary agencies. Bring your questions and listen to these distinguished alumni sharing their…

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Please join us for the Maine Lit Fest Kickoff Event, a FREE conversation between author Carmen Maria Machado and Colby Assistant Professor of Creative Writing and novelist Sarah Braunstein (author of The Sweet Relief of Missing Children). One of today’s most ground-breaking young writers, Carmen Maria Machado creates haunting and genre-defying work that blends sci-fi,…