WPL Grab & Go Kits for June 2021

The Waterville Public Library 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 to…

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WPL Grab & Go Kits for June 2021

The Waterville Public Library 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 to…

Crafternoons for June!

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. 6/1: Clothespin Grasshopper 6/8: Paper Butterfly Puppet 6/15: Father’s…

Learn Chinese language through art-related instructional activities. Each participant will get weekly packets of study materials and supplies for traditional Chinese arts like ink painting, calligraphy, crafts, literature, drama, and dance. This online camp is for beginning Chinese learners entering third, fourth, and fifth grades from Central Maine. Online art and language classes will be…

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The Colby College Museum of Art is excited to welcome the public back into their galleries starting on Friday, June 4, right in time for the final weekend of the special exhibition Roy Lichtenstein: History in the Making, 1948–1960, which the Boston Globe describes as “a revelation.” In addition, visitors can enjoy art from the…

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This month’s kit, Feel Good Felt Banners, is inspired by Mental Health Awareness Month. What lifts you up? What inspires you? Each kit contains materials to make a felted banner for your house! Many kits will come with a copy of the book The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig, a story about acceptance and friendship.…

July 15 Make a Cairn to celebrate the Maine International Film Festival Have you ever seen a stack of stones on a trail or in a field and wondered over who put them there? These lovely stone piles, called cairns, are wayfinding signals that originated in Scotland. The cairn is a signal of safety, and…

July 1 Monoprints with Karen Adrienne Karen Adrienne has taught printmaking and etching for over 30 years and is the owner and operator of Circling the Square Fine Art Press in Gardiner. She will instruct us on the art of the monoprint—a method of printmaking–to include in our summer art journals! Jennifer Armstrong will be…

July 8 Frottages and Live Pond animals  Frottage is the process of making art from a rubbing a crayon or pencil over a textured surface. If you have done a leaf rubbing, you have done a frottage! We will create unique patterns and textures similar to the bumps on a frog’s skin, as we explore…

June 24 Celebrate Cats! Celebrate June and Adopt-a-Cat Month with the Waterville Area Humane Society, the Waterville Public Library and Waterville Creates. We will create vibrant cat portraits inspired by works by Laurel Burch using tempera sticks, markers, and more. We will also make ball toys to donate to the cats at the Waterville Area…

In conjunction with National Garden Week (June 6-12, 2021), Waterville Creates announces the Sunflower Project, a collaborative community-wide initiative designed to engage everyone from novice gardeners to experienced horticulturists in creating moments of sunshine in the urban landscape, feeding local birds and wildlife, and providing pollinating stations for bees. The Sunflower Project will kick off…

Bossov Ballet Theatre (BBT) dancers are thrilled to present a new work, Heartbeat, to family, friends, and the local community on Saturday, May 29th.  Performances will take place on an outdoor stage on the Maine Central Institute (MCI) campus in Pittsfield, at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase at…