Programs on Demand

Did you miss one of our virtual programs?

We have recordings of selected programs here for you to view any time.

Edison and the Eclipse that Enlightened America, with David Baron, from March 13, 2024

How We Dream: The Science, History, and Culture of Dreaming, from June 6, 2023

Understanding Tree Communication, from April 13, 2023

The Wonder of Maine’s Wildlife, from April 4, 2023

Advance Care Planning, from March 30, 2023

Mating Rituals of the Animal Kingdom, from February 7, 2023

Creating a Sustainable Rural Life, from January 17, 2023

Let’s Talk About Hospice, from November 15, 2022

The Gull Next Door: Portland’s Rooftop Gulls, from October 18, 2022

Climate Interventions Workshop, from October 16, 2022

Breaking Bread: Essays from New England on Food and Hunger, author panel from September 22, 2022

From Lawns to Landscapes, from August 16, 2022

Yardscaping: Healthy Lawn Care Made Easy, from August 9, 2022

Barberry, Bittersweet, and Buckthorn, Oh My!, from June 30, 2022

Maine Wildlife Series: The Secret Lives of White Tailed Deer, from May 17, 2022

Squid Pro Show: Everything You Wanted to Know About Cephalopods but Were Afraid to Ask, from April 19, 2022

One Day: Community Read Closing Event with author Gene Weingarten, from April 12, 2022

One Day: Maine Edition: a video created from library users about how they spent the day on Saturday, March 19, 2022, as part of our 2022 Community Read.

Virtual Star Party, Spring 2022, from March 8, 2022

Maine Wildlife Series:The Joy of Birdfeeding, from February 22, 2022

In a Whole New Way: Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion, from February 17, 2022

Community Read 2022: Kick-off event with author Gene Weingarten, from February 15, 2022

Across the Universe: Exploring the James Webb Telescope, from February 8, 2022

Maine Wildlife Series: Coyote: America’s Songdog, from January 25, 2022

Artists’ Books 101, from December 14, 2021

Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention, from December 7, 2021

Remarkable Maine Women: The Making of An Exhibit, from November 18, 2021

Virtual Star Party, Fall 2021, from November 9, 2021

Maine Wildlife Series: Bird Sounds and How to Remember Them, from October 21, 2021

You Are Here: Black History in Maine, from October 19, 2021

Maine Wildlife Series: Backyard Birding Basics, from October 14, 2021

Maine Wildlife Series: The State of Maine Birds, from October 7, 2021

Altar to the Stars: The Astrophotography of Ara Jerahian, from October 5, 2021

You Are Here: Fort Williams: A Deeper Look, from July 22, 2021

Take It Outside: Woods and Waters So Close to Home, from June 23, 2021

Community Conversation: Talking Trash: What Happens to What You Throw Away, from April 14, 2021

Food for Thought: Unprocess Your Plate, from February 25, 2021

Food for Thought: Fresh Whole Food Soups, from January 28, 2021

Shedding Some Light on Community Solar Projects, from January 25, 2021

Book Talk with Author Jon Mooallem, author of This Is Chance!, from November 19, 2020

Because many members of the public participated in this book discussion on video, we opted to post only the audio recording of the event. However, we included a slideshow of historical photographs of the 1964 Alaska earthquake, which you can view as you listen to the audio recording.

Meet the Author: Keri Arsenault, author of Mill Town, from October 15, 2020

Community Read Kick-off Event, from September 23, 2020

The Biology of COVID-19: How Science Is Shaping Our Future, from August 18, 2020

Community Conversation with Chief Paul Fenton, from June 9, 2020

Songs with Miss Rachel from April 14, 2020

Songs with Miss Rachel, from April 4, 2020

Yoga Story Time with Miss Rachel, from April 4, 2020


Stuffed Animal Sleepover, from August 2018

What Makes the Blues, the Blues?: with Steve Bailey and Friends, from March 25, 2017