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January 2019

If Not Now, When? Two-Day Writing Workshop with Teresa Piccari

Tuesday, January 15 @ 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 12:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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If Not Now, When? You know that story you have been meaning to write? It’s not gonna write itself! Seize the day - well 2 days to be exact! A progressive, 2-day mini-workshop where you will get your idea and basic structure on paper, and receive guidance on how to flesh out the story over the next 48 hours. You will return with a rough draft that will be shared and acknowledged by the group, with insight for further development.…

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, January 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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  The writings of British philosopher and mathematician Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947) will be the topic for the first gathering in 2019 of the Camden Philosophical Society’s reading and discussion group, on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The discussions are from 4–6 pm in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library. All are welcome. The central aim in Whitehead’s chief work, Process and Reality: An Essay in Cosmology, is to replace the traditional philosophy of substance with a philosophy of organism…

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Trouble in Chinese Waters? The Trump Administration and China’s Territorial Disputes

Tuesday, January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Conference presents Kristin Vekasi at the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, January 15 at 7 pm. This event is free and open to all. Professor Vekasi of the University of Maine will speak on how Chinese domestic politics and American national interests have set a course for potential conflict over the South China Sea. The talk will unpack the complex political and economic conflicts in the region, and discuss policy options to de-escalate military tensions and increase peaceful…

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Building Confidence

Wednesday, January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 1:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Please note the first class, January 9, has been postponed due to icy weather. The class will now start on January 16, and run through January 30.  New Ventures Maine is offering a tuition-free 3-week class, Building Confidence. Registration is required, please click here.  Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this class to assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help you build your confidence and keep…

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If Not Now, When? Two-Day Writing Workshop with Teresa Piccari

Thursday, January 17 @ 12:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 12:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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If Not Now, When? You know that story you have been meaning to write? It’s not gonna write itself! Seize the day - well 2 days to be exact! A progressive, 2-day mini-workshop where you will get your idea and basic structure on paper, and receive guidance on how to flesh out the story over the next 48 hours. You will return with a rough draft that will be shared and acknowledged by the group, with insight for further development.…

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Creative Art Journaling for Adults

Thursday, January 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 30, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy for different prompts every week. Supplies provided, bring your own journal!

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Attu: The Holy Grail of North American Birding

Thursday, January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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ATTU: THE HOLY GRAIL OF NORTH AMERICAN BIRDING. Attu, in the Aleutian Islands, the westernmost point in the United States located 1500 miles from mainland Alaska, is known worldwide as a birding mecca. It featured prominently in the hit movie “The Big Year,” and it was the target destination for an intrepid group of five Maine birders in the spring of 2012. Doug Hitchcox, Maine Audubon’s staff naturalist, will present a travelogue of photos and stories that document his amazing…

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Grown Up Story Hour

Friday, January 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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We never outgrow listening to a good story read aloud. Join us every Friday afternoon at 11:00 am in the comfortable seating by the Teen Section. Librarians and community members take turns reading each week. Readings last 30 - 60 minutes. If you are interested in being a reader, please contact Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org.    

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Simply Books! Book Group

Saturday, January 19 @ 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, 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 (the ones we’re loving and want to talk about!), and share it with the group.   If you’d like to learn more, please email Marie Stickney at mstickney@librarycamden.org. Or visit the Readers Corner Blog at cplreaderscorner.wordpress.com, and click on the “Simply Books!” page.…

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