Doug Rawlings is a Vietnam War Veteran, a founding member of Veterans for Peace, and professor of writing at the University of Maine at Farmington for 27 years. He resides in Mt. Vernon, Maine. If you missed his reading in Farmington last month, or want to hear him read again, plan on attending this special event on July 10 at 7:00 p.m. Books will be available for purchase and signed by the author. Light refreshments will be served. . . . → Read More: Doug Rawlings Reads from his new book Orion Rising, Collected Poems
Attention! View the goal sheet for the summer reading program! Fitting in the science theme, check out this periodic table with the “elements” of a great summer. For every 7 completed, children can pick from the prize box. For all completed, there will be a larger prize at the end! . . . → Read More: Summer Reading Program Starts June 26
Five Maine photographers will be exhibiting their work at the Wilton Library through the end of July. Masi Habi (Portland), Jo Josephson (Temple), Johnathan Norton (Long Island), Corinna Roy (Roxbury), and Adam Savage (Farmington) will present a variety of photos and graphic art. There will be a reception and opening on Friday, June 27, from 6 to 8 p.m. Refreshments will be catered by Julieanne Reed of Mexico. . . . → Read More: Photography exhibit opens Friday, June 27
The group met at the Congregational Church and provided an array of sandwiches and munchies. Next month we will meet at the church at 6:00 p.m. on June 17. Potluck again. There is a kitchen in case you need to heat or refrigerate something. The church will be open at 6:00, with the meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. We will try to notify everyone a week in advance by email or phone. . . . → Read More: May Literary Group Notes
As a result of the incredibly successful memoir writing workshop earlier this month, eight of the workshop attendees have formed a writing group that will meet in the Wilton Library. The first meeting will be held Thursday, May 29, from 6:30 to approximately 7:30 – 8:00 p.m. on the Mezzanine floor. Some basic refreshments will be served. . . . → Read More: Writing Group to meet May 29
Our lives can be seen as a series of stories, either chronological or around one topic, or whatever we can devise: we can focus on the single day when life changed, the decade when our experience led us to a life focus, our lives with our families. There are no limits to the shape or subject of a memoir. The goal is to enjoy the exploration of memory and discover what we find, and we always find something. . . . → Read More: Memoir Writing workshop, Wilton Library, May 3, 10—2.
The library has a very large collection of books of all sorts for readers of all ages and tastes. Also films, sheet music, songbooks, and audio books. Pricing is by donation. Dealers are welcome. Your generous donations allow the library to purchase new books.
Saturday, May 17, 2014 9:00 a.m. to . . . → Read More: Book sale May 17, 2014