Posted Sept. 17, 2013, at 11:11 a.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:47 p.m.

Thursday, October 3 to Wednesday, October 23, 2013; 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Patten Free Library- Children's Room, 33 Summer Street, Bath, ME

Contact: Becky Kolak; 442-8400


KELT offers free children’s activities about the Gulf of Maine at the Patten Free Library

BATH – The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust (KELT) is offering free children’s programs, Ocean Sunlight: Tiny Plants and the Gulf of Maine, at the Patten Free Library in October. The four part series will offer marine themed stories and activities based on the children’s book Ocean Sunlight: How Tiny Plants Feed the Seas by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm.

Kids 4 years old and up are welcome to join KELT’s Education Coordinator, Becky Kolak, on the Wednesdays in October from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Children will learn about the groovy Gulf of Maine, get up close and personal with tiny phytoplankton, discover the complexities of marine food webs, and explore the darkest corners of the ocean floor.

October 2- The Groovy Gulf of Maine

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October 9- Itsy-bitsy, Tinny-winnie Phytoplankton!

October 16- Eat or Be Eaten?

October 23- Deep down in the dark!

The programs take place in the library’s Children’s Room and parents are welcomed and encouraged to take part in the activities. No registration necessary! These programs are generously supported by the Davenport Trust Fund. The Patten Free Library is located at 33 Summer Street in Bath. For more information, please visit or call 207-442-8400.