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Upcoming 2019 Library Events

All Wiscasset Public Library programs are free and open to the public.


Friends of Wiscasset Public Library Book Shares

April 19 and May 17 at 10:15 a.m. –  Come in and share titles with other enthusiastic readers.

Book Discussion

June 21 at 10:15 a.m. – Friends will discuss Christine Baker’s A Piece of the World

Inspired by Andrew Wyeth’s painting, Christina’s World, this book is set in Cushing, Maine. Some of the Friends plan to visit the Olsen House in Cushing in conjunction with the discussion. See the May newsletter for details.


Pursuing A Dream: A Wandering Executive’s Journeys into The Indonesia

Wednesday, May 8 at 5:00—6:30 p.m.

James returns to share more of his experiences and stories of his fascinating journey.

Can you imagine how humanity could live without smartphones? Without technology? Beyond     electricity? An inquiring James Nelon wanted to know.

In his quest for a different world, he found captivating, charismatic peoples and societies. In his books, he describes what he discovered through dramatic dialogue and captivating photographs.


2019 Trustees meetings
Regular meetings of the Board of Trustees will be held on  the third Monday of each month at 4:30 p.m.. Trustees reserve the right to cancel any meeting for which there is no outstanding business or to change the time and date to accommodate the ability for all Trustees to be able to attend the meetings..


Friends Book Discussion Group

The Friends of the Library hold a book discussion on the third Friday of each month at 10:15 a.m. in the Library’s Reading  Room.  The discussions are either based on the group sharing a single book or everyone bring a favorite book to talk about. This is a great way to learn about new titles and new authors. It is also an excellent way to spend a Friday morning. Newcomers are always welcome to join the fun and attend the meetings. Meetings are free and open to the public.


2019 Friends meetings
Regular meetings of the Friends will be held on  Mondays January 14, March 11, May 13, July 8, September 9 and November 11. Refreshments served at 9:30 am and meeting held at 10 am.