Meeting the Neighbors : An Introduction to Local Birds

Abbott Room

Photographer and naturalist  Evan Henerberry will take older children on a bird hike from our chairs this summer. Nature is all around us and we share our yards with lots of interesting creatures. Using projected photos and some basics of birding, you will get to know some of your most colorful and talkative neighbors.  From the Northern […]

Balloon Lamp Making for Teens

Third Floor Conference Room +1 more

Belfast Summer Reading Presents ~ Balloon Making for Teens Belfast Summer Reading invites you to make a balloon lantern using yarn. You will leave with a beautiful lamp, powered by a decorative hanging solar light. Wear clothing you can get dirty!! ~ For Teens 11-17 ~ We will be having this program on the back […]


Abbott Room

Knitters, crocheters, yarn enthusiasts of all experience levels are welcome to join us every Wednesday , from 4:00-5:30 pm in the Abbott Room. This drop-in event is a chance for knitters- and crocheters too- of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects. […]

Event Series School Age Reader’s Crew

School Age Reader’s Crew

Abbott Room

Gather, eat snacks and talk about books. Bring your current favorite book  or tell us about something you read recently. This group will not focus on one book at a time. Instead it will be a discussion of current reading interests. School Age readers—Come once or every time: Tuesday, June 25, Thursday, July 11, Tuesday, […]

The Museum of Maritime Pets : Maine Lighthouse Mascots

Abbott Room

Patricia Sullivan, director of the Museum of Maritime Pets, will present illustrated exhibit panels and stories about some of Maine’s many lighthouse celebrities and mascots. These endearing animals provided companionship for Keepers and their families, but also performed acts of bravery, service and entertainment. Ages 6 and older Friday, July 12, 4:00-5:00pm, Abbott Room  

The Butterfly Guy – Jerry Schneider

Abbott Room

Learn all about butterflies through beautiful projected pictures and well-told stories from Jerry Schneider—The Butterfly Guy. Discover how to attract them to your yard and garden, the difference between butterflies and moths, and how they behave in the wild. Then create your own butterfly t-shirt. Bring your own shirt (heavy 100% cotton, please!) or we’ll […]