Free Area Passes

Sponsored by the Friends of the Orono Public Library

To reserve, stop by the library, call us at 207-866-5060 or email

Every Kid Outdoors Pass for 4th Graders every kid outside logo

Hey fourth graders! See America’s natural wonders and historic sites for free thanks to Every Kid Outdoors!

Where to Use Your Pass: Marine Areas  Recreation Areas  Conservation Areas  Reclamation Areas  Wildlife Refuges  National Forests  National Parks 

More information in their online brochure

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We are excited to offer our patrons use of our family pass to the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay! The pass covers admittance for two adults and kids under 18.

Their season starts May 1st so call us at 207-866-5060 to reserve today!

More information on the CMBG site: 

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Poster_Mary-Poppins_v3-01-330x510 Opens in new windowMary Poppins

June 15 - July 16

A musical inspired  by the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film, this uplifting and high energy musical is sure to delight all ages. The Banks family needs a bit of magic, cue a strong wind that delivers to their doorstep the amazing and ever delightful Mary Poppins! Poppin to the Bangor Opera House and bring a spoonful of sugar to your summer!

Original Music & Lyrics by Richard M Sherman & Robert B Sherman  |  Book by Julian Fellowes

New Songs & Additional Music & Lyrics by George Stiles & Anthony Drewe  |  Co-Created Book by Cameron Mackintosh

Maine Discovery Museum
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We have a pass for the Maine Discovery Museum in Bangor, available for Tuesdays- Saturdays 10 AM -  5 PM 
Includes: Access to three floors of exhibits for up to 3 hours with reduced building capacity.

Call us at 207-866-5060 to reserve the pass!

Find out the latest at their website:

Versant Power Astronomy Center

Versant Power Astronomy Center Logo Opens in new windowWe have a library membership to planetarium shows at the Versant Astronomy Center

See monthly events here

This means we can give out one pass each weekend, allowing up to four people in your family or group free admission to a Friday evening or Sunday afternoon show! 

If you are an Orono Public Library card holder and would like to borrow our pass for a show, just give us a call to reserve it. 

Maine State Parks

maine state parks logoWe have a Maine State Park Pass for you to borrow and enjoy visits to our wonderful state lands. A few things to keep in mind:

1. The pass may be checked out for free for five consecutive days. 

2. Please read the state park rules on the back of the card.

3. The pass is for day-use only and does not include camping or any sort of overnight stays.

4. The pass cannot be used at: Acadia National Park, Allagash Wilderness Waterway, Baxter State Park, Maine Wildlife Park or Swan Island, Penobscot Narrows Observatory, Penobscot River Corridor, Peacock Beach, or Scarborough Beach.

5. The pass comes with a map for your convenience.

5. If lost, the pass replacement card cost is $105.

We hope you enjoy your park visit! Please call us at 866-5060 or email us to reserve your dates!