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Soup and Stew Luncheon Fundraiser

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Join us for the annual Winslow Public Library Volunteers Group soup and stew fundraiser. Eat here or take out. Yum! $5 per bowl.  All proceeds to benefit Winslow Public Library's Summer Reading Program.  

Mini Movie Storytime

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Join us at the Winslow Public Library for the opportunity to bring storybooks to life through songs, activities and film. Featuring the "How do Dinosaurs..." series by Jane Yolen. Geared towards ages 2 to 7.

Free

An Afternoon of Poetry

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Join us at Winslow Public Library for a showing of the Robin Williams classic film Dead Poets Society, followed by a community poetry read.  Bring your favorite poem to share.  Light refreshments will be served.  Celebrate National Poetry Month!

Free

Graphic Novel Book Club

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Book club for kids with discussion, crafts and activities based off of your favorite graphic novel. Feel free to bring a graphic novel in to share or ideas to suggest to others. Geared towards ages 8 to 12.

Free
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New Visions for a Resilient Future

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

New Visions for a Resilient Future:  a Book Discussion Group   Title to be discussed:  The Social Conquest of Earth by E.O. Wilson To register for this program email:  LWoods@waterville-me.gov A project of Sustain Mid-Maine Coalition

Free

Family Movie Night: Mary Poppins Returns

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

We will be having a family movie night featuring Mary Poppins Returns. The movie is rated PG and lasts 90 minutes. All ages are welcome.

Free

Fun with French

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Join us at the Winslow Public Library to learn French through books, songs, games, crafts and activities. No French language experience necessary. Geared towards ages 2 to early elementary.

Free

Teen Board Game Night

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

We will provide some board games or you can bring your favorite one to share and teach others about. Geared towards ages 12 to 18.

Free

Teen Tabletop RPG

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Teen Tabletop RPG: Dungeons and Dragons Character Creation. Learn how to create a character on paper. Basics of D&D 5th edition. Geared towards ages 12 to 18.  

Free

Robots: Dash and Dot

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Join us for activities with block based coding  through robots. No experience necessary. Geared towards ages 8 to 12.

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Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Sustain Mid Maine Coalition’s Education and Community Outreach Team invites you to join us for a discussion of  Coming Back to Life: The Updated Guide to the Work That Reconnects by Joanna Macy and Molly Young Brown. The book discussions will be held in February 7 and 21 at the Winslow Public Library from 3:30 to […]

Free

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Climate: A New Story

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Sustain Mid Maine Coalition’s Education and Community Outreach Team invites you to join us for a discussion of the book Climate: A New Story by Charles Eisenstein. The discussions will be held in January 10 & 24 at the Winslow Public Library from 3:30 to 5:00 pm. Amazon Reviews says of Climate, A New Story […]

The History of the Kennebec River Region Inspires Historical Fiction

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Irene M. Drago of Bath will discuss the history of the Kennebec River Region and how it inspired her debut novel, Daughters of Long Reach, in a presentation at Winslow Public Library on Thursday, November 15 at 6 p.m. Daughters of Long Reach tells the story of a present-day family that buys a historic home […]

Free

The Underground Railroad in Central Maine

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Maine’s connection to the famous Underground Railroad that helped free runaway slaves in the mid-1800s does not begin and end with Harriet Beecher Stowe. Indeed, people from Kittery to Ft. Fairfield, including Waterville-Winslow, Augusta, China and Vassalboro, conspired to break the law — the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 — forming a network of “safe […]

The Impact of Fake News

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

A former journalist and retired executive, presenter Chet Lunner has a unique, 360-degree perspective on fake news, the First Amendment, and an inside-the-Beltway view of our national government, having been a Maine newspaper editor, Congressional chief of staff, 9/11 press secretary, homeland security intelligence officer, and staffer to four Cabinet secretaries. He worked with, or […]

Free

The Good News and Our Choices on Climate Change

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Peter Garrett of the Mid Maine Chapter of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby will speak about his recent trip to Washington to lobby for climate change legislation and on reasons for optimism regarding this important issue. Peter is a Winslow resident who has long been involved in environmental causes.

Free

The Role of Failure in the Creative Life

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Maine author Monica Wood will speak on “The Role of Failure in the Creative Life.”  Wood’s most recent novel, The One-in-a-Million Boy, earned international interest, with 22 foreign editions in over 30 countries. She is also the author of When We Were the Kennedys, a New England bestseller, Oprah magazine summer-reading pick, and winner of […]

Free

A History of the 1950’s and 60’s through Popular Music

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Winslow Public Library will host a musical program A History of the 1950s and 60s through Popular Music on Friday, August 3rd at 6:30 p.m.   New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee Marc Black will be your guide on a musical tour through these two historically defining decades. You’ll sing along with wonderful songs as […]

Free

Reading by Cheryl Grant Gillespie

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Cheryl Grant Gillespie, 1970 graduate of Winslow High School, will be at Winslow Public Library on Thursday, July 26th at 6pm for a reading from a recently published anthology that she contributed to. The book Compassionate Journey: Honoring Our Mothers' Stories is a collection of five essays by Maine women writers about mother/daughter relationships. Topics […]

Free

Folk Songs and Farm Stories

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

“Sing me a story! Tell me a song! That’s what folksinger and storyteller Jennifer Armstrong said as a child growing up in a folk singing, storytelling family. Goldilocks, Peter Rabbit, Old MacDonald and Aiken Drum were all friends of hers. Jennifer grew up a member of the “first family of folk” in the Chicago area […]

Active Parenting Now

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Do you ever wonder if there is a better way to handle some of those daily parenting challenges? Learn how with this six-session video and discussion program for parents and care providers of children ages 5 - 12. This program is designed to help raise responsible children by using effective discipline techniques and encouragement skills. […]

Free

Teen Movie Night

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Trolls - After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends. More info.

Free

Teen Movie Night

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Kung Fu Panda 3 - Continuing his "legendary adventures of awesomeness", Po must face two hugely epic, but different threats: one supernatural and the other a little closer to his home. More Info

Free

Teen Movie – The Boss Baby

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Join us in the Bartlett Room for Teens at 4pm every Thursday for a screening of a popular movie! The movie changes every week. Please visit our website, or call (207 ) 872-5433, to discover which movie we'll be showing! These events are free, and open to attendees ages 11-18. Light refreshments will be provided. […]

Free

Composting Workshop

Winslow Public Library 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME

Learn about composting from Master Composters Geoff Hill & Ross Nason. FREE and open to the public.

Free
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