Events

art happy hour: robot making for adults

Are you ever jealous of the cool robots that kids make in school? Have you ever wanted to see how a simple robot works? Join Common Street Arts to assemble and invent a unique robot to bring home. Create on your own or make one with friends! Materials will include 3d printed parts, cardboard, string, wine corks, motors, foam, duct tape and more.

$40 per person (includes one beer ticket, popcorn, and all robot materials) 21+

 

 

art happy hour: paint by numbers

Enjoy a pint and immerse yourself with a relaxing paint-by-numbers exercise.  Choose one of three historic images of Waterville.

$25 per person (includes one beer ticket, popcorn, and all materials) 21+

 

 

family game cafe

Each time we play games we are transported to another world. Explore board games that bring us on journeys, offer adventure and learning, from the more contemporary game, Settlers of Catan to the more traditional, Oregon Trail.

This event is free + open to the public.

kids art yoga

Let’s bend, stretch, and move while drawing inspiration from the works of art on view in the Youth Art Month exhibition! This is our third consecutive year for this popular event which creates yoga poses based on work in the exhibition. Join us for some creative movement in the gallery!  Recommended for ages 6-10. Instructor: Stephanie Pinette.

Free but registration is required. Limit 12.

arts around the world

What type of art is made in Mexico, Iran, Vietnam, and China? Explore art throughout the world and become inspired by artists from different countries. Members from the International Club at Colby College will be on hand to make and create with us!

 

Art Lab: Pokemon Day

Join us at the library for a free form themed youth art project. We will have some Pokemon themed projects available to celebrate Pokemon day as well as flexible projects.

Craft Club for Adults @ Waterville Public Library!

Craft Club for Adults meets weekly on Tuesdays at 5p at the Waterville Public Library! The goal of Craft Club for Adults is to try new arts and crafts techniques. The projects focus more on having fun and being creative with the materials than on the outcome. If you like what you make, you get it take it home. No experience is necessary for any of the projects. Everyone age 18 and over is welcome!

February: 

February 4th: Upcycled T-shirt Bags (Bring your own T-Shirt)

February 11th: Nail and String Art

February 18th: Rice-Weighted Eye Masks

February 25th: Clothespin Magnets

 

FMI: Call 207-872-5433, or email librarian@watervillelibrary.org

February Crafternoons at the Waterville Public Library!

Looking for a way to brighten up your child’s day? Bring them on down to the Waterville Public Library for Crafternoons! Drop in anytime between 2:30 and 4PM every Tuesday to participate in a fun craft. We do something different every week!

February: 

February 4 –  Ground Hog Scene
February 11 – Paper Heart Hugs
February 18 – Snowman Windsock
February 25 –  Carnival Paper Plate Mask

Children under 7 must be accompanied by a grown-up helper.

FMI: Call (207) 680-2604 or email ldavis@watervillelibrary.org

3d Printed Jewelry Design

During this three session course, students will learn the basics of 3D printing and simple jewelry designs using basic metal findings and beads. Using Tinkerkad software and Flashforge printers, students will explore how to design a print and get hands-on experience with operating a 3D printer. Participants will receive a key card to access the studio when the class is not in session. Students are invited to bring a laptop or tablet if they would like, but it is not necessary in order to take the class. The software is not technically complex and most anyone can use it! Beginners welcome. Limit 12 students. February 19, February 26, and March 11. ( Storm dates will be March 4 and Mar. 18.)

Craft Club for Adults @ Waterville Public Library!

Craft Club for Adults meets weekly on Tuesdays at 5p at the Waterville Public Library! The goal of Craft Club for Adults is to try new arts and crafts techniques. The projects focus more on having fun and being creative with the materials than on the outcome. If you like what you make, you get it take it home. No experience is necessary for any of the projects. Everyone age 18 and over is welcome!

February: 

February 4th: Upcycled T-shirt Bags (Bring your own T-Shirt)

February 11th: Nail and String Art

February 18th: Rice-Weighted Eye Masks

February 25th: Clothespin Magnets

 

FMI: Call 207-872-5433, or email librarian@watervillelibrary.org