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,…

Fridays just aren’t the same without Rhymetime. As of June 17, we will be doing LIVE, IN-PERSON events all summer! Weather permitting, they will take place around the porch on the Elm Street side of the Waterville Public Library. And to stay engaged with our baby, toddler, and preschool families who can’t be with us…

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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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Fridays just aren’t the same without Rhymetime. As of June 17, we will be doing LIVE, IN-PERSON events all summer! Unless otherwise announced, they will take place in the Chace Forum at 150 Main Street in Waterville. And to stay engaged with our baby, toddler, and preschool families who can’t be with us in person,…

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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"There are NO MOOSE on this island!" book cover

Come celebrate the start of summer and the end of the school year with the brand-new summer StoryWalk® book, There are NO MOOSE on this island! by Stephanie Calmenson! We will be taking a guided walk with Liz Davis, the Children’s Librarian, Serena Sanborn, Waterville Creates’ Education + Outreach Coordinator and Citizen Scientist, and Amarinda…

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Mrs. Liz hosting Rhymtime at Waterville Public Library!

Fridays just aren’t the same without Rhymetime. To stay engaged with our baby, toddler, and preschool families, a pre-recorded song & fingerplay video will be available at 10:30AM on Fridays on our Facebook page. The live events have been temporarily discontinued. The themes for June are: 6/3: Colors 6/10: Cats 6/17: Going Outside (Location TBA)…

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Join Alexandra Méndez and Serena Sanborn, a Maine Master Naturalist, for a reflective walk through Head of Falls Park. Méndez and Sanborn bring together their expertise across collective writing, the natural world, ecological restoration, and water to create a memorable experience that invites participants to contemplate the river, its pasts, properties, and futures. Field notebooks…

Join us throughout the week at Greene Block + Studios for a reading group, collective conversation, and snacks. Each short reading focuses on a different facet of the Kennebec River and waterways more broadly. Topics include gender, labor, the effects of colonialism on the River, and ecology. Arrive at 6 PM for an hour of…

Mrs. Liz hosting Book Bites at Waterville Public Library!

Enjoy tasty tidbits of our new children’s collection. 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. 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 to http://www.watervillelibrary.org.

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evening event at Greene Block and Studios view from outside with colorful lights inside

  Kick off Pride Month in Waterville! Featured performers, an open mic, and an all-ages dance party! Starting at 5 pm, join featured readers Arisa White and Stacey Tran for poetry and performance. Following the readings, Tyler French will host an open mic centering LGBTQ+ artists and poets until 6:30 pm. Bring a poem, song, or…

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Mrs. Liz hosting Rhymtime at Waterville Public Library!

Fridays just aren’t the same without Rhymetime. To stay engaged with our baby, toddler, and preschool families, a pre-recorded song & fingerplay video will be available at 10:30AM on Fridays on our Facebook page. Live events have been temporarily discontinued. The themes for May are: 5/6:  Mother’s Day 5/13: Letter “Z” 5/20: Pet Theme 5/27:…

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