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April 2017

Booktime for Babies

April 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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baby reading

For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room. Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, readalouds and more!

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Poetry Reading with George Chappell

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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George S. Chappell is a U.S. Coast Guard veteran who has been involved in writing for most of his adult life as an English teacher and a journalist. A recipient of a Master of Fine Arts from Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont, he also has a Master of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maine in Orono. He is a graduate of Moses Brown School, a Society of Friends school in…

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Thursday Story Hour

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Join Miss Amy Thursdays at 10:00 for four-and-five-year-olds. Come join the magic and wonder of reading, through books, rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, puppets, dramatic play and thematic crafts.   April 27th NO STORY TIME. Miss Amy is at a Reading Conference in Augusta. May 4th Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs May 5th NO STORY HOUR. Miss Amy is on vacation! May 11th  Love our Mamas! May 18th Celebrating You! May 25th  May Mice!        …

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Coastal Senior College: Hollywood as Idealogy

April 27 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hollywoodland

We tend to perceive the movies as providing entertainment and escapism. Hence we suspend disbelief when entering the theater, where visual imagery and music mesh with our “common sense” ways of understanding life. This process is ideological: For instance, in the 1930’s MGM offered superbly dressed aristocrats fussing about debutantes and dinner parties, whereas Warner Brothers favored gritty dramas about everyday folks facing the Great Depression. The range of Hollywood’s ideology is narrow: Just as with the Cold War’s “communist…

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Two Classic Tales of The Sea, A Discussion: Moby Dick and The Old Man And The Sea

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Two Classic Tales of The Sea A Discussion: Moby Dick and The Old Man And The Sea The Camden Philosophical Society will show parts of both films, and discuss. These are the stories of two men in conflict both struggling with their own monsters. In each case they experience a similar encounter. What is their struggle? Do we, in this modern era, still search for the same answers and to overcome the same conflicts?

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Friday Story Hour

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Join Miss Amy on Fridays at 10:00 for two-and-three-year-olds. Come join the magic and wonder of reading, through books, rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, puppets, dramatic play and thematic crafts.   April 28th April Showers! May 5th NO STORY HOUR – Miss Amy is on vacation! May 12th Love our Mamas! May 19th Celebrating You! May 26th May Mice!        

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Grown Up Storytime: Poetry & Maritime Theme

April 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join us for special themed Grown Up Storytimes every Friday in April as we celebrate both National Poetry Month and our own library Maritime Month! Friday, April 7: Diane will read from The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett. Friday, April 14: Amy will read poetry. Friday, April 21: Ken will read poetry. Friday, April 28: Katie will read poetry.

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Tabletop Gaming for Ages 10 – 100

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Games

Join us every Friday at 3:00 to play board games, learn new games, and enjoy some snacks! All levels of experience welcome.

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Saturday Story Time

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Saturday Stories & Craft: Join us at 10:00am for a themed story time.  Discover the magic of read-alouds and enjoy a related craft or activity immediately following. Preschool  and elementary. April 29th April Showers! May 6th Spring has Sprung! May 13th Camden is Blooming! Loving Ladies! May 20th Crazy Cows! May 27th Wonderful Water!                                              

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Simply Books! Book Group

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library,
55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Simply Books! is the library’s book group for adults. Simply Books! is a book group designed for book lovers. There’s no set reading list, we don’t all read the same book, and it’s very informal. We simply bring along whatever book we’re currently reading (usually the ones we’re loving and want to talk about!), and share it with the group.  Simply Books! meetings are on the FOURTH Saturday of the month. If you’d like to learn more, please email Marie…

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