Events

music from around the world

Musicians from the Snow Pond Center for the Arts will present an international musical performance.  Musicians will introduce participants to instruments from around the world. Families are invited to create individual works of art while listening to music!

 

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!

 

Satur-Play! in February @ Waterville Public Library!

A Saturday afternoon children’s program! We’ll be playing games, making things, telling stories, and meeting new people (and maybe furry visitors, too)! Come on down to the Waterville Public Library from and join us for the fun!

February 1 – Legos
February 8 – Valentine Bookmark Craft
February 15 – STEM Windowsill Seedlings
February 22 – Game Day
February 29 – Leap Year Tea Party (advance registration requested)

To register for the Tea Party, and FMI: Call 207-872-5433 or email ldavis@watervillelibrary.org

Rhymetime: for Babies, Toddlers and Their Grownups!

Babies are born ready to learn! By singing, clapping, and sharing stories with their grownups, children from birth to age 3 gain valuable skills and knowledge for later learning success. Join us for a half-hour of active fun in the Children’s department on Friday,10:30-11am at the Waterville Public Library!

February 7: Letter W
February 14: Letter X
February 21: Letter Y
February 28: Letter Z

This program is free, and open to the public.

For more information, please call (207) 872-5433, or email ldavis@watervillelibrary.org

Homeschool Hub for February!

Homeschoolers are invited to meet at the Waterville Public Library every Thursday from 1:30-2:30pm for games, crafts, speakers, and more! There is an activity in the Children’s department for attendees in 1st-6th grade, and an activity in the Bartlett Room for Teens for attendees in 6th-12th grade. The activity changes every week.

February 6th:  Valentine Bookmark Craft (1st-5th)
Recycled Book Art Bookmarks (6th-12th)

February 13th:   Good Bugs with Maid-Maine Permaculture Group  (1st-12th)

 February 20th:  Carnival Paper Plate Mask (1st-5th)
Board Games  (6th-12th)

February 27th:  Citizen Scientist with Serena Sanborn  (1st-12th)

 

For more information, please call (207) 872-5433, or email ldavis@watervilllibrary.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

Teen Game Night!

Stop by the Waterville Public Library on Mondays at 4pm for Teen Game Night!

Featuring video games, board games, and sometimes D&D, it’s always a new adventure!

The library has a collection of board games to choose from, which includes Settlers of Catan, Exploding Kittens, Munchkin, and many more! There are also games available to play on the library’s Wii U, Wii and PS3.  Attendees are welcome to bring along any age-appropriate games they’d like to share. Bring yourself, bring your friends, and discover new games!

 

If Monday is a holiday, Game Night will be rescheduled later in the week!

These events are free, and open to attendees ages 11-18.

For more information, please call (207) 872-5433, or email staylor@watervillelibrary.org.

Satur-Play! in February @ Waterville Public Library!

A Saturday afternoon children’s program! We’ll be playing games, making things, telling stories, and meeting new people (and maybe furry visitors, too)! Come on down to the Waterville Public Library from and join us for the fun!

February 1 – Legos
February 8 – Valentine Bookmark Craft
February 15 – STEM Windowsill Seedlings
February 22 – Game Day
February 29 – Leap Year Tea Party (advance registration requested)

To register for the Tea Party, and FMI: Call 207-872-5433 or email ldavis@watervillelibrary.org