Participating libraries across the state of Maine are joining together to raise funds to help rebuild Bibliotheque de Lac-Mégantic. In the aftermath of the fatal train crash thatdestroyed the downtown area of Lac-Mégantic, Canadaearlier this month, there hasbeen a flood of support for the rural Quebec community. . . . → Read More: Maine Libraries Raising Funds for Lac Megantic Library
An all new collection of Julieanne Reed’s paintings are hanging in the library until the end of September. The opening will be Wed., Aug. 28, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. High-quality prints will be sold at the opening, with 30% of the proceeds going to benefit the library. Orders for prints will be taken any time throughout the exhibit. . . . → Read More: New Julieanne Reed exhibit opens August 28
The Literary Group met in the middle of Wilson Lake Tuesday night, with a flock of loons circling the boat and a full moon rising over the head of the lake. We discussed 15 books and had a great selection of snacks. The next meeting will be Sept. 17 at Jeanne Lambert’s house. . . . → Read More: August Literary Club Meeting
The August Literary Group will meet Tuesday the 20th at 6:00 p.m. Be at the Wilton boat landing (behind Calzalaio’s) at 6:00 for a ride on Betty’s party boat, or drive directly to the camp. Directions: Take Hwy. 2 west past the cemetery and turn right onto Pond Road; go 500 ft. and turn right on Camp Road; go all the way to the end of the point and watch for Shibles sign. Betty will serve “make your own” sundaes. . . . → Read More: Literary Group meets at Betty Shibles’ Camp, Aug. 20
Wilton was bursting with people for the 31st Annual Blueberry Festival August 2nd and 3rd. For the first time, the library had an entry in the parade (see photos here), at which 19 people participated; post-parade activities included painting, a treasure map. a guessing jar, and a magic show. Nearly 100 people visited the library that day, as well. . . . → Read More: Blueberry Festival activities a great success!