Summer Book Sale 2024 at Lake Day


On Saturday July 20th from 10:00 am to Noon, The Weld Free Public Library will be having a Book Sale at Lake Day at Mt. Blue State Park Headquarters at 299 Center Hill Rd, Weld, ME 04285

Weld Public Library Book Sale 2024

June Wild Adventure Bear Kids Program

Weld Public Library Bear Program 2024

On Thursday, June 20th, starting at 10:00 am at the Weld Public Library, the first Summer Reading Adventure will be all about Bears! Starting with a reading by Bri Macdonald from Finding Winnie, The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear. A #1 New York Times Bestseller and Winner of the Caldecott Medal about the remarkable true story of the bear who inspired Winnie-the-Pooh!

Crafts will include FREE string bags for all participants to fill with bear in winter crafts, temporary tattoos, work books, word games, mazes, and more! Have fun with bear track stencils and experiment with making molds of bear paws. See the mold of an actual adult bear courtesy of Mt. Blue State Park and Ranger Jamie Cantin!

Activities will include Bear Paw Hop Scotch and going on a Bear Hunt! Kids of all ages are welcome!

Weld Public Library Bear Program 2024

Printable Flyer Here:

Read ME 2024 Participating Library

Maine Humanities Council

In partnership with the Maine State Library and Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, The Weld Public Library is a participating Read ME Library.

Maine Humanities Council Seal

“Hosted by public libraries all across the state, Read ME connects Maine’s adult reading community through shared experiences, supports Maine libraries in their work to provide quality adult summer reading initiatives, and elevates the work of upcoming Maine authors.”

This summer’s featured books are Moon in Full by Marpheen Chann and The Road to Dalton by Shannon Bowring.

Summer Reading Program Wild Adventures 2024

Weld Public Library Summer Reading 2024

This year the Weld Library Summer Reading Program will be about Bears, Bees and Beavers! Fun craft activities!

The 2024 Summer Reading Dates at the Weld Public Library will be: June 20th, July 11th, and August 1st, from 10:00 am to Noon at the Library.

This year there will be a Grand Finale event at the Nature Center at Mt. Blue State Park on Webb Lake on August 8th at 10:00 am! Printable flyer and Map below.

Think Local, Think Global

Ron Singer 2023

Readings by author RON SINGER

Thursday, August 24th, from 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Ron Singer will be reading from two books at the Weld Free Public Library. The readings will be followed by a question and answer session, refreshments, and book sales. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the library.

Norman’s Cousin & Other Writings (Unsolicited Press, Portland Oregon, June, 2023) is a selection of his writings from 1976-2023 set in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Ngongo Chronicle is a recently completed novel about an assassination plot in an imagined East-Central African Country told from the points of view of the assassin and the targeted dictator.

Ron Singer is the author of 21 published books. “Think Local, Think Global” will feature the final installments from two trilogies, one of which collects work set in New York City and elsewhere, including Maine. The other books have African political themes, e.g. governance, war and exile. Ron has been summering in Weld for more than two decades. In 2020 and 2021, Ron collected, edited and published stories by older residents: Weld Tales, Long, Short & Tall (Akorin Books, 2021).

Contact Wendy Ames, Library Director, for more information (207)585-2439

Download Printable Flyer Here