Free Wi-Fi is available inside and outside the library.  The PASSWORD can be obtained in the library.

Library Hours


Digital Services

Access the Cary Memorial Library online.
Access Cloud Library.
Access Digital Maine Library.
Access Hoopla.
Access Maine InfoNet.
Access the Maine State Library.

For more information on how to access these services, please see our Digital Services page.

Upcoming Events and Activities

Alice Room

Various Times

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Room.

A town treasure. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Room project is now complete. There are 17 art panels that have been refreshed, restored, and protected. You are invited to come for a visit.

  • 1st Saturdays 9:00-Noon
  • By Appointment

Story Time

10:00 am

Weekly storytime every Monday at 10am. We’ll share a short story or two, maybe a song, have time to play at the train table and spend time with new friends. All little ones and their grown-ups welcome.

Fall Used
Book Sale

September 23
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Wayne is a well-read community. We know this because the library is well-used and supported  and …because we are given many, many good used books for our book sales. We expect to have a fine selection of all genres, including good children’s books, a large selection of cook books, large print books, and more. Come browse and treat yourself to a bag full of books–ready for those quiet winter days.  Note: only books in very nice conditions can be accepted, thank you for understanding. 

FOL Fall Planning Meeting

September 30

9:30 to 10:30 am

Logo for Friends of the Library.

All FOL members and anyone interested are invited to our Fall Planning Meeting. We’ll hear the year’s round-up of successful programs, choose new co-chairs, and make plans going forward.   We’d love to have your participation. 

Also,Please watch for our Fall Spring Bulb Sale in late September. (If you’ve wanted early Snowdrops Grape Hyacinth, Scilla, Early Snow Glories and Crocus in your Spring garden, here’s your chance.)

And, if you enjoyed the November Soup-to-Go Sale last year, stay tuned for updates as we get into Fall. 

1st Saturdays at the
Williams House

October 7, 2023
9:00 am to Noon

Visit the Williams House.

We’ll be here from nine until noon with our usual delicious coffee and goodies prepared by our generous volunteers.

Please plan to stop by. 

There are shelves of books and many boutique items including Bennington pottery mugs, a colorful turkey platter, a variety of things to hang on walls and some Halloween and fall items.

A nice day will have books and tables and chairs outside.

The Alice in Wonderland Room will be open and also is available by appointment.

We look forward to seeing you.

Maker’s Space For Kids

October 11, 2023
6:00 pm

Makerspace at your library.

We will have craft supplies galore.  Come on down and let your imagination run wild at The Maker’s Space! 

Make a castle, spaceship, dollhouse, dragon, whatever you can dream up! We have cardboard, fabric, popsicle sticks, buttons, yarn, gems, straws, markers, glue and more! All you have to bring is your creativity! 

Book Group
Monthly Event

October 16
1:15 to 2:15 pm

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Alternatingly heart-pounding and heartbreaking. This collaboration between two best-selling authors seamlessly weaves together Olivia and Lily’s journeys, creating a provocative exploration of the strength that love and acceptance require.”—The Washington Post 

Borrowing copies available at the library.

If you are interested in attending via Zoom, please contact Janet Adelberg at 685-3612.

Dave Moreau Presents
So the Ballpark Contains the Ball

October 18
6:30 pm

Wayne resident David Moreau will present part two of his novel in progress – being the memoir of the mythical lefthander, Joe Parent, aka T’Joe or Little Joe, who won 193 games in the Major leagues.

It is 1968.  Our nation is divided.  Joe Parent is now an old man, alone on top of his hill, remembering…. The reading is free and all listeners are welcome.  As always, adventure of the spirit is guaranteed.

Join us for this lively evening.

Bald Eagles, Bear Cubs and Hermit Bill by Ron Joseph

October 23
6:30 to 8:30 pm

Wayne’s Cary Memorial Library and the Kennebec Land Trust are delighted to co-sponsor retired wildlife biologist Ron Joseph. Ron will be reading selections from his new book Bald Eagles, Bear Cubs and Hermit Bill: Memoirs of a Wildlife Biologist in Maine. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing. Ron Joseph grew up in central Maine, learning life lessons on his grandparent’s dairy farm, and then spent more than thirty years working as a wildlife biologist. Bald Eagles, Bear Cubs, and Hermit Bill is a compilation of forty stories that range from his youth to his working life to profiles of the people he has met along the way. Ron serves on the KLT Advisory Board. For more information call the library at 685-3612, or check KLT website at

Annual Meeting

October 30
6:30 pm

Please Join us for the Wayne Library Association’s Annual Meeting

Greetings all Wayne Library Association Members

Different reports are presented, and library finances, events and accomplishments are reviewed.  All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

We  have had such wonderful support from our library community, and remain grateful to all of you. We welcome your participation and all are invited. Please join us! 

Don Welsh, President, Wayne Library Board of Trustees 

FOL 2023 Quilt

On Sale Until December

Friends of the Library quilt auction to benefit Cary Memorial Library.
Friends of the Library logo.

“Kathy’s Roses” is the 32nd quilt created by the New Sandwich Quilters of Wayne. Raffle tickets are $5. for 3 or $2. for 1. The drawing will be in December. Tickets are available at events in Wayne during the summer and at the library and at many Williams House events.

Harvest time at the Williams House Tower Garden

You’ll see the greens in the tower on the Williams House patio.  Please feel free to pinch off a serving or two and leave the plant to continue producing.

Greens, basil and lettuces are ready.

Selected Photos of Cary Library, Williams House, & Special Events


Williams House

WH Front 2015


Cary Memorial Library News

Hoopla Binge Pass.

Hallmark Movies Now BingePass available on Hoopla

Seamlessly stream stories with heart with the Hallmark Movies Now BingePass on hoopla! Enjoy your favorite feel-good films and series for free with your library card!

The Hallmark Movies Now BingePass on hoopla gives you unlimited access to the entire Hallmark Movies Now on-demand library. Curl up with top-rated series like When Calls the HeartChesapeake ShoresThe Way Home and more!