On Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. at the Waldoboro Public Library, The Waldoborough Historical Society in conjunction with the library will present a special program featuring Nathan Lipfert, senior curator of the Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, City of Ships.

Lipfert is a nationally-recognized maritime historian who has just celebrated 40 years with the museum. He will share his fascinating knowledge of shipping and shipbuilding in the Midcoast area and will emphasize Waldoboro’s contributions and role in this history. The program is free of charge. The public is invited to attend. It promises to be an interesting and educational event.

The Waldoborough Historical Society’s Museum will remain open on weekends throughout the month of September. The society’s latest book, “Citizens Who Heard the Call to Political Service Waldoboro, Maine 1773-2010,” will be featured and available for purchase on Thursday, Sept. 22, in the library when its author Jean Lawrence will present a discussion of the book and two of its migrant characters: Capt. Ludwig and Squire Thomas. The presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public.