The Patten Free Library is hosting two seasonal events this Saturday, Dec. 16.

Its annual Starry Night, a luminary walk in Library Park, is from 4-7 p.m. This outdoor celebration of light features candlelit pathways, baked goods and a space for the community to gather.

New this year is A Night at the Patten, a special ticketed event inside the library from 5-7:30 p.m. For $25, patrons can enjoy an indoor luminary walk, Tiny Art Auction, appetizers, drinks and music by Jud Caswell. Tickets can be purchased at the door or ahead of time at Children under 12 are free.

The Tiny Art Auction will be on display from Dec. 16-31. All pieces are 3-by-3-inch canvases courtesy of local artists and will be auctioned off to benefit the library. For more information and to view the online auction, visit

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