4/11/2022 COVID Update: The State of Maine no longer requires masking or proof of vaccination to attend any public events, but individual venues are free to do so. For the latest information, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention or the State of Maine’s COVID site.

MACE and Cirque du Geek Holiday Cosplay Tea Party

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Dress in your finest holiday cosplays (or just normal cosplay or even not in cosplay — the more the merrier!) for a fun filled day with friends and food! As usual, we will be doing a potluck style tea party where MACE (Maine Association of Cosplay Enthusiasts) will supply the tea, but attendees are encouraged […]

Free

Waterville’s Only Military Campaign: the Arnold Expedition of 1775

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

In his lecture, Stephen Clark will deal with much more than the expedition's brief passing through what is now Waterville. He will tie the present to the past. For instance, where was the historic portage trail that was utilized by the 1100 soldiers as they passed around Ticonic Falls? He will describe the famous men […]

Free

4-H Science Special for kids: Understanding Your Pet

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Animals experience the world in vastly different ways than humans. Have you ever stopped to wonder how different it could possibly be? Have you ever wondered why animals act in certain ways? What are animals likely to do when they face danger? Find out the answers to all these questions and more when you explore […]

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Your Government, Your Neighborhood

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

The staff of Senator Angus S. King, Jr. will hold constituent hours to hear your concerns. For more information, call 1-800-432-1599.

Free

Veteran Stories

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Morgan Rielly, author of Neighborhood Heroes, and other presenters will share memories of WWII and other wars. Audience members are welcome and encouraged to share their own testimonials. Refreshments provided. This event is powered by the support of the Unity Foundation and the Colby Center for the Arts & Humanities.

Free

Soils Based Economies

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Mid-Maine Global Forum presents 2015 Oak Human Rights Fellow: Jodi Koberinski Soils Based Economies and the Future of Food in Celebration of the 2015 United Nations Year of Soils More info

Ilse’s Fate

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

David Solmitz is a local educator, author, and artist. David will read from his new novel Ilse's Fate. The author calls his novel a "harrowing tale of the excruciating demise of a sensitive German girl who is drawn to Nazi ideology out of insecurity and ignorance." Presented as part of the Waterville Public Library's Author […]

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Come Read to Cole the Reader Dog!

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

In the Reader Dog program, children actually read books to a trained dog and the dog loves to listen! A child who may be hesitant to read to his peers is typically less stressed when reading to a dog. Each child will have 15 minutes to read aloud to Cole from the book of their […]

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Storytime Special: Young Author Jo-Jo Thoreau

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Meet 10-year-old Jo-Jo Thoreau and listen to her read from her second book, Buckaroo Bobbie Sue. She's also prepared a craft activity, and there will be copies of both books to purchase. She'll even sign them for you!

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Storytime Halloween Party

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Wear your costume and trick or treat at the library! We'll have holiday stories, games to play and a Halloween Dance! For kids of all ages: bring a grownup, if you're 7 or younger.

Free

Artist Talk & Reception: Scott Minzy and Tim Christensen

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Visit us and talk to artists Scott Minzy and Tim Christensen. Black + White, an exhibit of their work, will be on display in the Carnegie Gallery throughout the month of October as part of the Maine Craft Weekend events and showcases. Light refreshments will be served.

Free

Making Cards for Veterans

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

The Library will provide the creativity supplies, you bring the love; all may make or sign a card of thanks and support to members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their families. Some stamps will be available. Cards can be addressed to a known veteran or Any Veteran. Cards addressed to Any Veteran will be […]

Free

ADHD in Children and Adolescents

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Speaker: Janine Taylor Community members are welcome to this free general information workshop on ADHD in children and adolescents. Light refreshments will be available and childcare will be provided if needed. To be held in the Colby Room of the Waterville Public Library To register: www.kbhmaine.org 873-2136 ext 1905 email tchapman@kbhmaine.org

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Black + White: Works by Printmaker Scott Minzy + Ceramic Artist Tim Christensen

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

In collaboration with Maine Craft Weekend and American Craft the Waterville Public Library's Carnegie Gallery presents Black + White. The exhibition will feature work by printmaker Scott Minzy + ceramic artist Tim Christensen. Also, on display in the library will be work by metalsmith Dereck Glaser. Closing Reception + Artist Talk: October 27, 5:00 - […]

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Job Fair

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Hiring employers will be seeking new employees at this event. 20 hiring employers are expected to participate. Job seekers should come dressed for success. Copies of resumes and/or business cards are highly recommended. Job seekers do not need to register for the job fair. This event is free and open to the public. 

Free

How to make the Most of a Job Fair

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Job fairs attract many who are trying to find a new job. Want to improve the odds for getting the job you want? The secret to success at a job fair is preparing in advance. Prepare for the upcoming Waterville Public Library Job Fair (which will be on Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 3:00pm-6:00pm).   Dana […]

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Introduction to Self-Employment

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

This workshop will help you decide if self-employment is the right choice for you. The class covers the pros and cons of owning your own business, the steps needed for start-up, the major elements of a business plan, and the many resources available to help you succeed. Sponsored by Maine Centers for Women, Work, and […]

Free

Maine Open Juried Art Show

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

The Waterville Area Art Society and Waterville Main Street proudly present the 2015 Maine Open Juried Art Show at the spectacular Waterville Public Library in Downtown Waterville. Now entering its 25th year, the Maine Open Juried Art Show attracts over 80 artists representing over 50 Maine communities and a variety of media, including oil, acrylic, […]

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Career Planning Workshop

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

In this workshop, you will have the chance to discover your unique career interest code and practice using an online tool to gather information about possible jobs and careers. We will discuss resources for further career exploration and job search, and options for education. There will be time for questions at the end of the […]

Free

CareerCenter Services Workshop

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

The Maine Department of Labor's CareerCenters have many resources to offer job seekers and employers. The MDOL CareerCenter’s primary focus is to help facilitate, educate, prepare, and connect those seeking employment with employers needing “job-ready employees”. This two hour orientation of MDOL CareerCenter Services will provide an overview of all available programs and resources that […]

Global Image Warming: Climate Visualization from a Visual Studies Perspective

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Rising red curves, glowing red globes and red bars belong to the well-established graphic repertoire of climate research. Climate pictures today should be called political images.  They not only have become an important vehicle to transport  findings of climate research to policy makers, stakeholders and the public; often they are used as instruments in the […]

Job Search Success Workshop

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Could you use a boost in your job search? Attend this workshop and learn about strategies and resources to find a job, including use of the internet and networking. Share resume and interview tips. Create your own job search plan. Provided by Women, Work, & Community, this class is open to men and women of […]

Free

Job Fair

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Twenty hiring employers are expected to participate. Job seekers should come dressed for success. Copies of resumes and/or business cards are highly recommended. Job seekers do not need to register for the job fair. This event is free and open to the public. Participating employers: Arcadia New England Assistance Plus BONNEY Staffing Care & Comfort EMHS […]

Free

Climate Change Training

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

We would like to invite you to join us for a short training with all the climate change groups in the greater Waterville area (the Colby student group, 350 Central Maine, Citizen’s Climate Lobby, the Sustain Mid Maine Climate Change Public Policy committee, NRCM, Sierra Club) to create a rapid mobilization team for actions.  This […]

Sunrise Seminar

Waterville Public Library 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME

Produced during the multi-year period when cinema converted to sound recording, F.W. Murnau’s Sunrise provides remarkable insights into the history of cinema. In this seminar and discussion which follows the film’s screening at the Waterville Opera House, participants will explore silent film cinematography and storytelling, the development of a truly international art cinema, emerging conceptions […]

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