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 Literary Group met at 6:00, June 17, at the Wilton Congregational Church. Eleven people met to discuss books (see list below) and eat snacks. We decided, at least for the summer, to end the pot luck. If you want to bring snacks to share, that’s fine; if you want to bring snacks and sit in the corner eating them by yourself, that’s fine too. The consensus was to meet at 6:30 from now on. . . . → Read More: June Literary Group
You can now see how much we have in our endowment fund and calculate the rate of growth based on projection you enter (or use the averages we’ve already entered.) If you are curious about how long it will take before the library reaches a point where it can scale back on requests from the town, here is your answer. I will update the current endowment balance each month. If you want to use our average projections, just press the “Run Simulation” button at the bottom of the form. Charts will appear with projected income based on your projections. Click here for the form. For more information contact David Olson, Library Director. . . . → Read More: New! Calculate the rate of growth of our endowment fund.
The Annual Meeting of the Wilton Free Public Library Association will be held Wednesday, July 9, at 7:00 p.m. The Wilton Free Public Library Association is a non-profit corporation which must hold a yearly meeting to elect officers. Any resident of the town of Wilton is invited to attend. Following the Association meeting, the . . . → Read More: Annual Meeting of the Wilton Free Public Library Association
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