Winslow Public Library News

Winslow Public Library

JUNE 2021 News & Upcoming Events!



Welcome to your monthly newsletter from Winslow Public Library! Here’s what you need to know about our “Lunch & Lit. on the Lawn” Program … “Tails and Tales” Special Author Talk with Lucky Platt … Youth Summer Reading Program … and more!


Special Announcements

Admission to the Library Building
Starting the week of June 14th, the library will be admitting patrons to the building on Tuesdays and Thursdays for up to 1 hour and a half. For the time being, masks will still be required in the building. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays will still be reserved for curbside pick-up.
Magazines & Newspapers are Back! Patrons can now borrow back issues of the library’s popular magazine collection. The most current issues can be read in the library.
Book and Magazine Sales … The library has started selling older books and magazines again, just in time for summer travel and beach reading! (We are still not taking donations until we can free some space in our storage space. We will let you know when we can.)

 Upcoming Programs / Activities

 “Lunch and Lit. on the Lawn”

Summer 2021 Book Group

The June selection for our Summer Reading Group is now available! Come pick up your copy of Girl on a Train by Paula Hawkins, then join us on June 24th for a lively discussion and great company. We’ll be meeting under the tents on the library lawn, so please bring a lawn chair and your lunch.

Thursday, June 24
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
(Rain date: Next day, unless otherwise posted on the library’s webpage.)


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Youth Summer Reading Program Challenge

Sign up in the library with one of the librarians, starting Monday, June 14th! Complete a series of challenges to earn fun prizes!
Ages 0-18.

For more information, please visit:

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“Tails and Tales” Art & Author Talk
Featuring Lucky Platt

The first of our “Tails and Tales” Summer Reading Programs! Join us for a very special art- and animal-themed program with Lucky Platt, author of Imagine a Wolf!
Please reserve your slot today by contacting us at or 872-1978. Open to families of all ages.

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Outdoor Storytime

Join us each Tuesday beginning June 8 and Friday beginning June 11 for family storytime outside! Storytime sessions are geared towards ages 0-7, with stories, rhymes, movement, and a fun craft.
Each week will feature a different theme. Please feel free to bring a blanket or towel to sit on. We will mark social-distance zones with hula hoops, and please remember that masks are still required for everyone 2 and older on library grounds.
Weather dependent and subject to cancellation. For more information, please call 872-1978 or email

Tuesdays on the Library Lawn—June 8, June 15, June 22, and June 29
Fridays at the Playground on Clinton Avenue—June 11, June 18, June 25
10 to 10:40 a.m.

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For additional information on children’s programming, please visit:

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Food Recycling Program

The Winslow Town Office now has a supply of the counter-top compost bins available for sale to Winslow residents for $7, which is at cost to the town.  These are the same kind that were given out at the food recycling launch.  Please call the Town Office at 207-872-1999 for more information.

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For complete information about Winslow Public Library, please visit:


Winslow Public Library  •  136 Halifax Street.  •  Winslow, ME 04901
Phone: (207) 872-1978  •  Fax: (207) 872-1979

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