FOL 29th Annual Quilt for 2019-Diamond in a Square.

Thanks to the New Sandwich Quilters for this lovely 98″ X 106″ Queen size quilt. Raffle tickets are available for $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Drawing to be held in December. Now on display in the library.

On Sunday June 9 over 100 guests celebrated Grace’s 100th birthday and recognized her extraordinary gift of the Alice Room to the library.

SUNDAY, June 9,  2019 4:00-6:00 pm Welcome Back Alice and Honoring Grace Burleigh

We had a wonderful celebration to Welcome Back Alice and to wish Happy Birthday to Grace Burleigh, the generous donor of the Alice in Wonderland Room. Grace attended we wished her the best Happy 100th birthday!

 Progress has been made in the ongoing Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Room project.The art panel depicting Alice has completed the conservation steps and is back in Wayne. The refreshed, restored and protected Alice will appear at the Open House.  Alice is the first of 17 panels to be conserved.

The funding campaign is underway; we are grateful for generous initial results and for the first four grants filed for consideration. Construction tasks at the carriage barn have started with more visible activity to appear soon.    

WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 

WEDNESDAY, June 19, 2019 6:30 pm

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 6:00 pm
The next meeting the Wayne Library Board will be Monday evening at 6:00 pm. The public is always invited and encouraged to attend.

WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 6:00-7:00 pm

Come create with Lego blocks and share a story. All materials are provided. All young builders welcome.

THURSDAY, July 4, 2019 

SATURDAY, July 6, 2019 9:00 am to Noon
⇒First Saturday at the Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Road


We offer our Summer Yard Sale and heck out the new additions to the book sale and the boutique. While you are here, try our cinnamon buns, scones or quiche. All proceeds benefit the Wayne Library Association. FMI, call 685-3612.

MONDAY, July 8, 2019 Noon

Book and Brown Bag-Paris was the Place by Susan Conley

…both delicious and poignant, a tale of love and loss and, ultimately, hope…Gorgeously written, this book had me in tears by the end.

Bring your lunch and join in this friendly book group. We want to hear from you. We meet  in the Safford Room of the Library.  NOTE: The library has several print copies to loan.

WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 7:00 PM

July 13 to July 20

SUNDAY, July 14, 2019 3:00 pm

A reminder that the library has a small but nice collection of jigsaw puzzles to lend.  Most are 500-1,000 pieces, so of course, we’ll adjust the borrowing period accordingly.

Every WEDNESDAY, 3:00 to 4:00 pm

We are pleased to offer a comfortable easy space for new parents

Baby-Time. Babies and their grown-ups welcome for social and playtime every week. This is an informal social time and stimulating fun of seeing little ones their own size.

Wayne Readers’ Book Blog

If you are reading something good, consider sending in a blurb for our Wayne Readers’ Book Blog.  I’d love a review or two of an especially good audiobook too. Next blog will be Fall 2019.Click here for the Summer 2019 Blog

Send your review to:  Keep them crisp and brief.

On-Going Programs

Lego Club for Kids Ages 4 to Grade 5; The 4th Wednesday of the month, starting at 6:00 pm.


Plan to join us for a monthly meeting of the Lego Club, meeting (usually) the 4th Wednesday of each month for an hour.  Each meeting with have a fun theme, a quick story and then plenty of time to design your one-of-a-kind bits and brick creation.  The library has mountains of pieces to explore and play with.  Great for ages 4 through grade 5, more or less. Thanks to parents Brooke and Jeremy Smith for suggesting a Lego Club!

January 7, 2019 restarts our popular Monday Morning Story-time programs.  We coordinate with the Pooh Bear Nursery School schedule and will offer a short library time for our younger patrons.  These weekly programs start at 10:30am each week during the public school year.