Waterville Library Events

ind out what's happening this month at your Library.

Children’s Book Week is April 30 – May 6!
Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading. Launched in 1919, Children’s Book Week will commemorate its 99th anniversary in May 2018. It is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Are you a Children's Book Champion? Show your support for the transformative power of literacy by posting a photo of yourself holding your favorite children's book on the Waterville Public Library Facebook page!
StoryCorps in Waterville
StoryCorps is a national organization with a mission to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world. As part of the Library's 2017 Institute for Museum and Library Services National Medal win, StoryCorps visited Waterville and recorded stories of people in our community. The Sanborn family were some of the participants. StoryCorps provided a 3 minute excerpt of the hysterical and heartwarming Sanborn family story. Listen below.
Regional Job Fair
A Job Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 12:00pm - 4:00pm at T&B's Celebration Center, 6 Jefferson St, Waterville, ME 04901. Approximately 30 employers will participate in the job fair. This event is presented by the Central Maine Growth Council in partnership with Maine Department of Labor, KVCAP, and Waterville Public Library. The job fair is free and open to the public.
Library Happenings
Ages 12 and below, all children under 7 must be accompanied by a grown-up. 
Every Tuesday, 2:30-4:00pm: Crafternoons
Every Friday, 10:30-11:00am: Rhymetime for Babies, Toddlers, and their Grownups
Every Saturday, 10:30-11:00am: Family Story Time
April 30-May 6: National Children’s Book Week
Ages 11-18. 
Every Monday (except May 28), 3:00-4:00pm: Teen Maker Monday
Every Monday (except May 28), 4:00-6:00pm: Teen Game Night
Every Thursday, from 4:00-6:00pm: Teen Movie Night
May 23, 3:00-4:00pm: Anime & Art for Teens: RWBY
Every Tuesday, 10:00am -12:00pm: Job Search Lab
May 3, 4:00-5:30pm: SBWTVL: Monetize Your Idea -- In 5 Steps and $500 
May 5, 10:00am-12:00pm: Free Comic Book Day at the Library
May 10 & 24, 6:00-7:30pm: Ukuleles at the Library
Support Your Library!
The Library depends upon donor support to offer programs like Rhymetime and other early-reader initiatives that build community and nurture young minds. Please help to support and celebrate our young readers and the caring people and programs that provide the foundation for a lifelong love of reading. When you make a gift to the Waterville Public Library, you are truly making a difference in a young person’s life. Few gifts are more important, longer lasting, and more life-changing than the gift of reading Please consider being a Waterville Public Library donor this spring!

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