We offer a variety of regular Library programs to help patrons connect with the community and the Library, and discover new interests and skills. These programs include the following:
Twice-weekly preschool Story Time each Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:30 AM, September through May. Read, sing, and do crafts! Story Time will be back in session beginning in September.
Weekly adult knitting social each Friday, 9:30-11:00 AM, year-round. Bring yarn projects of any sort and socialize in our comfortable conference room. Experienced or new knitters and crocheters welcome!
Weekly Dog Ears program each Wednesday, September through June, 3:30-5:00 PM! Contact library staff to schedule your 15-minute appointment to read to one of our Tail Waggin’ Tutors! These visits are shown to increase the skills and confidence of reluctant or struggling readers. Dog Ears will restart for the school year in September.
Drop-in Tech Help for those who have questions or want to learn more about technology use. These sessions aim to be relaxed and focused on the individual’s needs and questions. Check our calendar for future dates and more information.
Monthly adult Book Club on the first Monday of the month, September through May, 5:45 PM. Discuss the book of the month with other members! Book Club is on break for the summer, but will meet next on September 11th. Call the Library for more information.
Regular adult nutrition classes, held every two months. These sessions help adults gain knowledge of how to have a more balanced diet, as well as provide delicious recipe ideas. Call the Library to sign up for the next class (to be scheduled this summer)– space is limited! Other dates and more information will be posted periodically on our calendar.
Children’s art programs (for students in grades 2-5), various dates September through May. Check our calendar for future dates and more information.
Annual Summer Reading Program, six weeks June through July, for children ages newborn through 12th grade.
Seasonal opera lectures, fall through spring. These lectures are presented in cooperation with the Orono Friends of the Opera group and present information to help attendees make the most of their experience with the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (presented at the Collins Center for the Arts). Lectures will restart in the fall; call the Library for more information.
Seasonal StoryWalk® project, Memorial Day weekend through late October. The StoryWalk® will open for the season after the Memorial Day weekend; visit our location at the Brewer Auditorium Complex and read our featured book! Call the Library for more information on the project.
One-day pass to the Maine Discovery Museum is available FREE to patrons in good standing. Visit the Library circulation desk, or call us for more information.
The Library is CLOSED Saturdays for the summer; we will reopen for Saturday hours on September 9th.
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