Free Area Passes

Passes are sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Penobscot Theatre Company

The Friends of the Orono Public Library have purchased passes for two people for each night of the following productions at Bangor’s Penobscot Theatre Company: 

Maytag Virgin poster Opens in new windowMaytag Virgin poster Opens in new windowMiracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play: showing now through Dec. 26. Please contact the Library to reserve your tickets at least 24 hours in advance.

Tell Me on a Sunday (January 6-23, 2022): Andrew Lloyd Webber’s one-woman show about a Londoner looking for love in LA and NYC.

Maytag Virgin (February 10-27): Quirky neighbors connect, in spite of themselves.

Hockey Mom (Maytag Virgin poster Opens in new windowMarch 24-April 16): World premiere by Orono’s own Travis Baker.Hockey Mom poster

Becoming Dr. Ruth (May 5-22): The untold story.


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Versant Power Astronomy Center

We have a library membership to planetarium shows at the Versant Astronomy Center! 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. 

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Maine State Parks

We 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!

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Maine Discovery Museum

The Maine Discovery Museum is currently closed to the public as they make upgrades to their exhibits. Patrons will be able to access our membership to the museum when they re-open. Find out the latest at their website: https://www.mainediscoverymuseum.org/

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