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For over 160 years, the Witherle Memorial Library has served the public in the town of Castine, Maine, and its environs by providing diverse informational, recreational, and educational resources for all age groups. Housed in a beautiful Beaux Arts facility built in 1913, the Witherle combines traditional qualities of personal service provided by well-trained staff in a comfortable setting with the latest tools in online research and materials access. The library is part of Castine’s historic district listed on the National Register of Historical Places.

Whether you wish to tour a landmark, peruse the collection, check your email using high-speed internet, attend a program or book discussion, or simply enjoy a quiet place to read, you are welcome at the Witherle.

On Exhibit: The Chadbourne-Davis Bird Collection

Sally Chadbourne and Del Davis have been collecting bird figures for a long time. Before children, when both were traveling a great deal, each would remember the other with a gift of bird-some carved, some porcelain, some sculpted and feathered.  All beautiful.  As their family grew, their children joined in the bird tributes. Assembled from around the world, each figure has a provenance and family story.  This varied display represents only a fraction of  the Chadbourne-Davis collection.

Curated by Robin Mass.  On display through January 31.

Penobscot Theater Tickets for Don't Dress for Dinner January 30 - February 16


by Marc Camoletti, Adapted by Robin Hawdon

Adapted from the French play Pyjama Pour Six this wildly funny sequel to Boeing-Boeing ran for over six years in London’s West End. This nifty farce draws audiences in with its delicious web of mistaken identities, marital treachery and gourmet cooking! Bernard is planning a romantic weekend with his chic Parisian mistress while his wife is away. He has invited his best friend Robert along to provide the alibi. It’s foolproof; what could possibly go wrong? Smart writing mixed with hilarious hijinks, this labyrinth of twists will have you laughing until the final twist and turn. Starring an all-star cast of comedians including Jen Shepard, Michelle Weatherbee, and Dominick Varney!