Waterville Seed Library

Apr 12, 2021 by

Waterville, Maine – The Waterville Public Library is proud to announce the launch of the Waterville Seed Library on Monday, April 12, 2021! This entirely free public resource features 12 different varieties
including tomato, pumpkin, summer lettuce mix, green beans and more. Beginning at 8a on Monday, April 12, 2021 and while supplies last, orders for seeds can be placed online via a form on the Waterville
Seed Library website  or by calling the Library at 207.872.5433. To enhance the opportunity for others to access this resource, seed requests are limited to 10 packets or less per grower. Growers will be notified by email or phone when seed orders have been filled and are available for pick up through Library To Go at the Waterville Public Library.

In addition to offering free seeds to the community, Waterville Seed Library organizers have put together a menu of programs for all.

  •  Local Voices Storytelling Series on Waterville Public Library Facebook page, every Wednesday starting April 14 at 8p
  •  A three-part live virtual lecture series with Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project
    • Introduction to Seed Saving, April 22 @ 7p
    • Biennials: What to do When One Year Just Isn't Enough Time, May 13 @ 7p
    • Pollination Control: When Purity Matters, June 3 @ 7p
  • Waterville Creates "Planting A Seed" Art Kit available by April 25
  • Crafternoon: "Pollination Craft" available by April 27

Questions? Visit the Waterville Seed Library page or email watervilleseedlibrary@gmail.com. Happy growing!

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