Walker World of Stories - Adult Summer Reading Challenge
12:00 am
HAVE FUN READING AND EARN A PRIZE! June 24 – September 24 The library challenges you to read EIGHT books from the following categories listed on the Summer Reading Challenge Card. That’s only two books a month! For more information, please visit https://walkerlibrary.org/walkerworldofstories/.
Summer Reading Speaker Series with Dr. Flynn Ross
6:00 pm
Are you interested in learning more about Maine’s local and state public policy system? Please join Flynn Ross for an interactive workshop about how to get more involve in your local community. SHORT BIO: Dr. Flynn Ross is an active member of the Scholars Startegy Network providing research to improve policy and enhance democracy. She is also a professor in

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Jul 1 – Jul 31 all-day
Bridges of Friendship Photo Exhibit
12:00 am
The Bridges of Friendship Photography Exhibition is an international collaboration of visual communications created by the members of the Portland Camera Club of Portland, Maine and the members of Photo Club Spolokhi from Archangel, Russia. The Portland Camera Club was founded in 1899 and the Photo Club Spolokhi was founded in 1980. “Bridges of Friendship” was an Essay composed in

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Summer Reading Speaker Series with Emma Bouthillette
6:00 pm
Please join Emma Bouthillette, author of A Brief History of Biddeford, as she talks about research, history, and her writing process. SHORT BIO: Emma Bouthillette authored A Brief History of Biddeford (The History Press, 2017), which marries her passion for storytelling, history, and the pluck of her hometown amid its ongoing renaissance. A marketing professional for a national engineering firm, Bouthillette

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Summer Reading Speaker Series - Black Dinah Chocolatiers
6:00 pm
We invite you to learn more about the local Westbrook shop that crafts chocolate by hand. Please join us as Maria Rena talks about the history of Black Dinah Chocolatiers. More about Black Dinah Chocolatiers: In 2007, at the edge of a misty forest on the tiny Maine island of Isle au Haut, Black Dinah Chocolatiers twinkled into existence. For

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Summer Reading Speaker Series - Nancy Bills
6:00 pm
Please join us as Nancy Bills talks talks about her latest memoir, The Red Ribbon: A Memoir of Lightning and Rebuilding After Loss. More about the author: Nancy Freund Bills, a native of Montana, has lived almost all her adult life in northern New England. She is currently on the faculty of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of

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Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ReadME Discussion of Paris Was the Place
6:00 pm
Please join us as Erin Curren, member of the Friends group, leads the discussion on one of ReadME’s book selections, Paris Was the Place by Susan Conley. More about the Paris Was the Place When Willie Pears arrives in Paris, she’s looking for adventure and to reconnect with her brother, Luke. Even so, when she takes a job teaching at a

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Summer Reading Speaker Series - Welcoming Library
5:30 pm
For the month of August, the library is hosting a Welcoming Library, a pop-up community conversation about immigration driven by a collection of acclaimed picture books featuring New Arrival and New American Families. Please join us as Kirsten Cappy, owner of Curious City, as she talks about how Welcoming Library can help enrich the community. More about Kirsten Cappy Kirsten Cappy is

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