Free Passes to Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

From May through October you can now get free passes for two adults and accompanying children to Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay. The gardens are spectacular from tulip season through autumn leaf and dahlia season, so start planning your adventure now. Call the library or email for information about reserving your day's visit and getting tickets for two adults and up to five children/grandchildren under 18 years of age per adult.

Monthly Music Together for babies to five-year-olds

Music Together --May 4 at 10:00 join in fun with music and rhythm. Parents and children sing and dance during the program presented for free by the library.

Children's Activities and Adult Activities

Saturday, April 20, 10:00-11:30 Adult Games and refreshments. Cribbage, Scrabble, Sequence, Mahjong, Puzzles, Chess, etc. If you have a game at home you’d like to play, bring it along. Enjoy the morning at the library with friends while savoring tea and cookies. .

Evening and Daytime Programs

The library offers free talks by local authors and experts in a variety of fields, usually on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., once or twice a month.

Poetry Workshop with Poet Janet Gold- three sessions beginning April 10 3:00. Writers' Workshop will start its second session this spring. Date to be announced soon.

Visible Mending Workshop returns for another session on Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 A.M.

Past programs have covered everything from building your own boat, growing hops, long-distance hiking, using solar power, and facts and myths about bats, to identifying Maine birds and researching family history.

Book Discussion

You are invited to join the discussion of "North Woods" by Daniel Mason on April 16 at 5:00.

Everyone is welcome to join in these discussions even if they have not read the current book choice. This is also a great time to talk about other good books to read.

Waldo Reads book discussion of Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride “One Book, One Community,” created by the American Library Association, is a book discussion program that offers a community-wide read of one designated book over the same period of time with discussions and related activities about the book’s themes.

Needlework Time

Anyone who enjoys knitting, crocheting, felting or any other kind of needlework is invited to come to the library on Tuesdays from 3 to 5 p.m. This is a time for people of all ages and experience levels to get together in the warm and cozy library to chat, learn, and share ideas and tips while working on their favorite projects. Participants on any of these Tuesdays may stay for part or all of the time and registration is not required.

Jackie Watts Open-air Museum

Visitors may stop by any time during the summer months to view the historical exhibits in the two outdoor sheds of this museum. Display items such as fishing boats, ice cutting tools, lime industry artifacts and large agricultural implements help depict the life of Lincolnville residents in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The museum is a project of the Lincolnville Historical Society.