Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project

Waterville Seed Library presents the first in a three-part live virtual lecture series with Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project.   Join us in Waterville Public Library’s Zoom via the links below! Introduction to Seed Saving https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/84617296149 Meeting ID: 846 1729 6149 SIP: [email protected] About the Presenter: Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project (https://www.scatterseedproject.org/), is best known…

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Education Haiti, a Waterville-based non-profit, and members of the Colby College Community are working with the Haitian Artists Assembly of Massachusetts (HAAM) on a nine-day fundraising art auction that will feature 26 unique works of art by prominent Haitian artists living in New England.  After payment to the artists, profits will help to support the…

We are delighted to announce that Baratunde Thurston will be the Spring 2021 keynote speaker for the humanities theme Boundaries and Margins. Thurston is an Emmy-nominated host who has worked for The Onion, produced for The Daily Show, advised the Obama White House, and wrote the New York Times bestseller How To Be Black. He’s…

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April Grab & Go Kits

The Waterville Public Library now offers Grab & Go kits for adults and teens! The kits will be available on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month and distributed while supplies last. Each kit will contain the supplies and instructions for the current craft or activity! Instruction videos for the kits will also be uploaded…

April Grab & Go Kits

The Waterville Public Library now offers Grab & Go kits for adults and teens! The kits will be available on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month and distributed while supplies last. Each kit will contain the supplies and instructions for the current craft or activity! Instruction videos for the kits will also be uploaded…

Rhymetime, Every Friday @ 10:30AM

Fridays just aren’t the same without Rhymetime. So, to stay engaged with our baby, toddler, and preschool families, Mrs. Liz live streams with all the music and early literacy read-a-louds on our Facebook page.  The themes for April are: 4/02: Colors 4/09: Counting  4/16: Let’s Rhyme!  4/23: Picnic Stories 4/30: I Love Trees!  If you don’t…

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INTRODUCING: Book Bites!   Enjoy tasty tidbits of our new children’s chapter book collection. Each week on Thursdays from 7 to 7:30PM, Mrs. Liz will read an excerpt from a chapter book off the New Books shelf. You may discover your family’s new favorite book!  See the video on https://www.facebook.com/watervillelibrary/ FMI: Call 207-872-5433, email [email protected], or go…

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Practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by artworks in the galleries. Our Artful Movements sessions begin with a deeper look at an artwork, followed by yoga and meditation led by Kathleen Leisure Haberstock of School Street Yoga. In this Artful Movements session, we will be inspired by Zanele Muholi’s Namhla 1 at Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill,…

Experience greater mind-body connection though our Artful Meditation program. During this session, Jing Ye, a meditation teacher and a counselor at Colby College, will guide participants through a meditation inspired by Zanele Muholi’s Namhla 1 at Cassilhaus, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2016. Artful Meditation is part of the Museum’s wellness initiative, Let Art Inspire, all of…

Practice a series of hands-on activities inspired by artworks in the galleries. In our Artful Healing sessions, Bodhi Simpson, LCPC, ATR, an art therapist with a private practice in Waterville, Maine, called Conscious Art Therapy will gently guide participants through a creative healing exercise inspired by a work of art in the Museum’s collection. This…

Crafternoon projects in April 2021

Crafternoons are fun weekly crafts for young children and their families! Join Mrs. Liz at 3PM on the Waterville Public Library’s Facebook page for instructions and a video demonstration. The kits for each craft will be available through Library to go the Monday* before the event. 4/06: Raincloud Hanging Decoration 4/13: Patriot’s Day Wreath 4/20:…

Virtual Homeschool Hub: Gardens & Birds

Virtual Homeschool Hub (via Zoom) returns on Thursday, April 15, 2021, from 12:30 to 1:30PM! “Gardens & Birds” is presented in cooperation with Mid-Maine Permaculture Group. Join us to learn about why birds are important to gardens! Registration for the event and birdfeeder kits is required! The Zoom link will be provided after we receive your registration. Click…

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