NEWS and UPCOMING EVENTS

Your donations to the Auction are most welcome through July 27. For questions phone the library at 685-3612.

The Cary Memorial Library will host its traditional Silent Auction in August, with the Opening Reception slated for Thursday, August 1, 5 to 7 p.m at the gracious Williams House.  Bids close on Saturday Aug. 10 at noon. The library’s auction is well known for its attractive display of vintage treasures from the camps and cottages of Wayne, as well as many hand-crafted and distinct offerings. Your donations welcome through July 27.


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.


HOT OFF THE PRESS: “Scenes of Wayne” calendar created by Jane Davis. Available for $12. each or $20. for two. A perfect souvenir of your time in Wayne or the perfect Christmas present!

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. Theme is “Build Like Dr. Seuss.”


MONDAY, July 1, 2019 10:30 am with Heather Gallant

Come Join us for a great story and FUN craft activity led by some of Wayne’s favorite educators.

THURSDAY, July 4, 2019 


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

BOUTIQUE * BOOKS * BREAKFAST* GIANT YARD SALE*

On July 6th, First Saturday will feature our 5th annual yard sale. Lots of stuff: recent donations as well as items from the boutique, will be available at yard sale prices. And, as always, there will be new donations of books,DVDs and CDs to check out at the book sale.  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, 10:30 am with Susie Gravel

Come Join us for a great story and FUN craft activity led by some of Wayne’s favorite educators.

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 at the Williams House


SUNDAY, July 14, 2019 3:00 pm


MONDAY, July 15, 2019 10:30 am with Laurel Danforth

Come Join us for a great story and FUN craft activity led by some of Wayne’s favorite educators.

WEDNESDAY, July 17, 2019 7:00 pm

Ed Robinson presents

Nature Notes from Maine.

Ed has been speaking about the outdoors for years. His new presentation features superb photographs of many of Maine’s wild creatures, both the iconic and the secretive. See More.


MONDAY, July 22, 2019 10:30 am with Deborah Emery

Come Join us for a great story and FUN craft activity led by some of Wayne’s favorite educators.

MONDAY, July 22, 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, July 24, 2019 6:30 pm

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


FRIDAY, July 26, 2019 4:00 pm

Join us at the Williams House to welcome Wayne author Tome Wells speaking about his new book. Light refreshments will be served. Dear Mr. Wells is the saga of a lucky teacher. Despite the meager pay, educators have the most important job of them all, and the reward is significant; the knowledge that they made a difference.


MONDAY, July 29, 2019 10:30 am with Cindy O’Brien

Come Join us for a great story and FUN craft activity led by some of Wayne’s favorite educators.

STARTING: THURSDAY, August 1, 2019 5:00 pm at the Williams House


SATURDAY, August 3, 2019 9:00 am



MONDAY, August 4, 2019 10:30 am with Bev Petell

Come Join us for a great story and FUN craft activity led by some of Wayne’s favorite educators.

MONDAY, August 12, 2019 10:30 am with Joyce Sackman

Come Join us for a great story and FUN craft activity led by some of Wayne’s favorite educators.

MONDAY, August 12, 2019 1:00 pm

CHEWONKI SUMMER PROGRAM: Using live, non-releasable reptiles, this program will compare these species and discuss their adaptations. This hands-on program works to dispel some of those fears by allowing everyone to examine snakeskins, turtle shells, skeletons, and other unique reptilian artifacts.


WEDNESDAY, August 14, 2019 7:00 pm


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:   janetadelberg@gmail.com  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.

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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!