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June 2017

Tuesday Book Club

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The club will be discussion Commonwealth by Ann Patchett.

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Leer y charlar

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Read and chat – entirely in Spanish! This Spanish language reading and conversation group will continue on “second and fourth Tuesday” meetings  at 1:00 pm at the Camden Public Library. We’ll chat in Spanish about what we’re reading (books, magazines, etc.) and decide how to proceed. Bring ideas for future recommendations.  

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“SEED: The Untold Story” Film Screening

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. This screening is free and open to the public.

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“Havana: Street Children” Art Gallery Opening & Talk with Patrisha McLean

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Havana Street Children is Patrisha McLean’s chronicle of three trips to Cuba over the past two years. “I photographed in Old Havana, in the dusty residential streets outside of the one tourist shopping street and square, and in Havana Central, about which Frommer’s says:  ‘I cannot stress enough the level of decay here. Balconies, crown molding, and other large chunks of brick, mortar, and stone regularly drop off buildings here, sometimes injuring passersby below.’ Separating the two districts is the five-…

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Grown Up Story Hour

June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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We never outgrow listening to a good story read aloud. Join us every Friday afternoon at 1:30 in the comfortable seating by the Teen Section. Librarians and community members take turns reading each week. If you are interested in being a reader, please contact Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org.    

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Author Event: Terry Powers

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Biddeford author Terry Powers will be at the Camden Public Library on Sunday, June 18, at 2:00 pm to speak about his book of fictionalized short stories based on true events. The Death Waltz, about Powers’s experiences growing up in a home with his grandparents, who owned a hospice-care facility, consists of eight separate tales of men, at different points of their lives, dealing with death. Survivors’ stories are woven with the lingering effects of losing a loved one, a…

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Author Event: Paul Doiron

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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PAUL DOIRON is setting the bar for outdoor crime fiction, with his evocative series featuring game warden Mike Bowditch confronting Maine’s landscape: its inhabitants, its wildlife, its indescribable beauty and its harsh realities. In his next crime novel, Bowditch is threatened with a secret that could cost him his life in KNIFE CREEK, published June 13, 2017. Doiron will be at the Camden Public Library on June 20 at 7:00 pm to read from his new book, answer questions, and…

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Summer Wildflowers in Maine

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Local botanist, photographer, and educator Wanda Garland will present “Summer Wildflowers in Maine,” on Wednesday, June 21, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., at Camden Public Library as part of Quarry Hill’s Adventures in Living Well series for adults age 50 and better. The event is cosponsored by Camden Public Library. Garland’s colorful slides depicting wild blooms in all their glory will be the centerpiece of the educational program. As a counterpoint, Garland will offer insights into the many surprising ways…

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Author Event: Jonathan White

June 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Author Jonathan White will be at the Camden Public Library on Thursday, June 22 at 7:00 pm. Copies of his new book, Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean will be available for purchase and signing. After nearly losing his 65’ wooden schooner in a large Alaskan tide, writer, sailor, and surfer Jonathan White vowed to understand the tide.  He knew the moon had something to do with it, but what exactly?  He read a book, then two.  Ten years later, he…

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Grown Up Story Hour

June 23 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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We never outgrow listening to a good story read aloud. Join us every Friday afternoon at 1:30 in the comfortable seating by the Teen Section. Librarians and community members take turns reading each week. If you are interested in being a reader, please contact Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org.    

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