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January 2018

Friday Story Hour

Friday, January 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.   January 5th - Circus Fun! January 12th - Snow People! January 19th - Animals in Winter! January 26th - Penguins!  

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History of the Camden Snow Bowl

Sunday, January 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden-Rockport Historical Society and the Camden Public Library will co-host a "History of the Camden Snow Bowl" as part of the Winter History Series at the Library, on Sunday afternoon, January 21, 2:00 pm. The event will include a slide show and timeline of the Snow Bowl, from its inception as the Camden Outing Club in the 1930s, to its current modern configuration. Panelists will include Bob Annis, Stuart Young, Lawrence Nash, Mort Strom, Beth Ward, and more, sharing…

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Climate Change, Heating Costs, and Maine, with Paul Kando

Monday, January 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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If we thought that climate change meant gradual warming of all locations across the planet, we've just been treated to a rude awakening: The eastern half of the United States just went through a severe and long-lasting cold spell, during which Florida registered temperatures colder than Alaska. Winter storm Grayson added its own punch as it traveled up just off the coast, much like a late-summer hurricane, dumping, instead of drenching rain, more than a foot of snow on the…

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Maine Student Book Award

Tuesday, January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy for MSBA Book Club to discuss our latest reads and share a New Year's Potluck.  Miss Amy challenges you to read and share a 2018 published book at this meeting.  Please let us know if you will be attending and what you will bring for potluck.

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Forests, Farms and the Sea: Midcoast Maine’s Mountains 19th century to the Present

Tuesday, January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Lloyd Irland and Ken Lausten begin the Coastal Mountains Land Trust winter lecture series.  Irland and Lausten will discuss overall longterm high points on the history, and Laustsen will review recent changes in the area's forests.  Coastal Mountains Land Trust was founded in 1986, originally under the name “Camden-Rockport Land Trust,” by a small group of local citizens intent upon the preservation of Beech Hill in Rockport, a 572-acre property featuring critical scenic and ecological values--rolling blueberry barrens, forests, a…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, January 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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To Sail Beyond the Sunset: Outward Bound on Hurricane Island with Susan St. John

Wednesday, January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Susan St. John's new book, To Sail Beyond the Sunset is a collection of over 400 color photographs and 100 voices from the field. St. John will bring a slide show of images, and tell the stories and history of Outward Bound on Hurricane Island. "In 1963, Josh Miner told me that the Outward Bound Foundation was interested in starting a school on the East Coast, preferably a sea school, and asked whether I would be interested in taking it on.…

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LEGO Club!

Wednesday, January 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 4:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Come play with us!  Build, create, invent and check out some great books.  Hang out with friends for a fun afternoon with Legos!  Play with ours or bring your own.  All ages welcome!

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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Sculpey Jewelry

Thursday, January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Create beautiful jewelry from Sculpey clay! Sculpey is very easy to manipulate and can be turned into everything from basic round beads to complicated patterned pieces. All supplies and instructions will be provided. Pieces will need to be baked at home - instructions for this step and a small tray to carry them home will also be provided. Part of Jumpstart January 2018 - Why Should Kids Have All The Fun? $10 materials fee, please call 236-3440 to sign up…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.   January 5th - Circus Fun! January 12th - Snow People! January 19th - Animals in Winter! January 26th - Penguins!  

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Simply Books! Book Group

Saturday, January 27 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 23, 2018

One event on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

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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Masterpieces of World Cinema with Gordon Massman

Monday, January 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) directed by Danish filmmaker Carl Theodor Dryer, is a silent film masterpiece featuring Renee Jeanne Falconetti in what Pauline Kael of the New Yorker said: “may be the finest performance ever recorded on film”. The film was shot almost exclusively in close-ups and follows verbatim transcriptions of the trial of Joan of Arc. Participants will watch this film to Richard Einhorn’s haunting musical score, “Voices of Light,” composed in 1994 to accompany the…

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Winter Horticulture Series – Gardening for the Senses

Tuesday, January 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Irene Brady Barber, Program Coordinator and Educator for Adult Horticulture at the Coastal Maine Botanic Gardens will speak on "Gardening for the Senses".  She will speak on designing gardens and gardening practices that enhance a gardener's senses. This event launches the 2018 Winter Horticulture lecture series with the Camden Garden Club. Lectures will be on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 am in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library.

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YA Book Lovers Book Group

Tuesday, January 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open to all readers who love young adult books!  This monthly book group is for both teens and adults, so don't be shy.  This month we will be discussing Maggie Stiefvator's book All the Crooked Saints.  Be sure to request your copy today!

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What About the Cravings? Quitting Smoking with Journey to Health

Tuesday, January 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Craving tobacco can be a hard thing to overcome but it must be done in order to quit successfully. Join us for an honest discussion about the aspects of a quit plan that increase your chances of quitting tobacco, including strategies for dealing with cravings and the need for support. You will walk away with tools to help you or a loved one create a quit plan when the time is right.' Waldo County General Hospital offers a wide variety…

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Paint Your Own Wine Glass

Tuesday, January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Paint your own wine glass! Join Loraine, who will walk you through the process of designing a beautiful piece of usable art! $10 materials fee. All materials provided, part of Jumpstart January 2018 – Why Should Kids Have All The Fun? Please sign up by calling 236-3440 or emailing Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org.

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, January 31 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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February 2018

Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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Winterfest Coffeehouse Featuring The Oshima Brothers

Thursday, February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Rhe Oshima Brothers, a duo consisting of brothers Sean and Jamie, have been creating music together their whole lives. The brothers are known for their powerful vocal harmony, joyous interaction, and skilled musicianship. Jamie is recognized for his virtuosic guitar playing, is also likely to add mandolin and foot percussion, while Sean is known for his warm vocals, guitar, percussion and smooth songwriting. They will be playing the Camden Public Library Coffeehouse on Thursday, February 1 at 7:00 pm to…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, February 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.   February 2nd - Snowflakes! February 9th - Love Stories! February 16th - Chinese New Year! February 23rd - Sea Creatures!  

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Book Sale in the Blue Door Book Shed

Saturday, February 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Sunday, February 4, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, happening 2 times

One event on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 9:00am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Public Library is offering a Book Sale in the new Book Shed on Saturday and Sunday, February 3 & 4  and Saturday and Sunday, February 10 & 11, from 9:00 to 4:00 each day. The book sales are a significant part of the library’s annual fundraising for books and programs; in fact, the library raises over half of its operating expenses from book sales, donations, grants, and other such income! The books cover an enormous range of topics.…

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Winterfest 2018 Community Ice Carving

Saturday, February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Camden is preparing for another sparkling and dazzling week of Winterfest activities! The week kicks off with shimmering ice-carving in the Amphitheatre on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The Camden Public Library hosts the annual Community Ice Carving in the Amphitheatre on the afternoon of February 3. “It’s surprisingly easy with the right tools,” says master carver Tim Pierce. “The ice is extremely fragile but extremely strong, it’s soft to carve -- but doesn't last very long!” Pierce will give an…

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Book Sale in the Blue Door Book Shed

Sunday, February 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Sunday, February 4, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, happening 2 times

One event on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 9:00am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Public Library is offering a Book Sale in the new Book Shed on Saturday and Sunday, February 3 & 4  and Saturday and Sunday, February 10 & 11, from 9:00 to 4:00 each day. The book sales are a significant part of the library’s annual fundraising for books and programs; in fact, the library raises over half of its operating expenses from book sales, donations, grants, and other such income! The books cover an enormous range of topics.…

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Tuesday, February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Experience the adventures of Lucy, Edmund, Susan, and Peter as they enter the world of Narnia through a magical wardrobe. Once there, they discover a charming, once-peaceful land inhabited by talking beasts that has been turned into a world of eternal winter by the evil White Witch. Aided by the magnificent lion Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a battle to be free of the Witch’s glacial powers forever! This event is part of Winterfest 2018! For more information on…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, February 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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“Uncle Pirate” A Musical For The Whole Family – At the Opera House

Wednesday, February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Uncle Pirate - a Musical for the whole family (with pirate eye-patches!) "Wilson is just your average kid. Then one day he finds out his uncle is a pirate... like, a REAL pirate! With help from Uncle Pirate and his faithful talking penguin, maybe, just maybe, Wilson can survive the fourth grade. Grab yer eye patches and pirate hats, mateys! The adventure begins now!" running time: 60 min. Part of Winterfest 2018 Book by Ben H. Winters Music and Lyrics…

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, February 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project – Helping Maine’s Immigrant Community

Thursday, February 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Sue Roche, ILAP Executive Director Sue Roche, ILAP’s Executive Director, will be speaking about Maine’s immigrant community and the challenges they face in our immigration law system, including new immigration policies implemented by the current Administration. Kifah Abdulla. Kifah was a prisoner of war for 8 years during the Iran-Iraq war, then a refugee in Jordan before coming to Maine. He is an artist and poet living in Portland and he teaches at MECA. The Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project helps…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.   February 2nd - Snowflakes! February 9th - Love Stories! February 16th - Chinese New Year! February 23rd - Sea Creatures!  

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Book Sale in the Blue Door Book Shed

Saturday, February 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Sunday, February 4, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, happening 2 times

One event on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 9:00am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Public Library is offering a Book Sale in the new Book Shed on Saturday and Sunday, February 3 & 4  and Saturday and Sunday, February 10 & 11, from 9:00 to 4:00 each day. The book sales are a significant part of the library’s annual fundraising for books and programs; in fact, the library raises over half of its operating expenses from book sales, donations, grants, and other such income! The books cover an enormous range of topics.…

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Points of View: Understanding Islamic Culture

Saturday, February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Saturday, March 10, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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  The Camden Public Library is very pleased to be hosting a "Let's Talk About It" Series partnering with the Maine Humanities Council. Understanding and examining Islamic culture through memoirs and fictional works can bring a new awareness of our shared values and difficulties, as well as our shared successes. Anna Rockwell will facilitate. Discussions will take place on Saturdays (November will be the first Saturday, all following will be second Saturdays of the month) at 2:00 pm in the…

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Book Sale in the Blue Door Book Shed

Sunday, February 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until Sunday, February 4, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, happening 2 times

One event on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 9:00am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Public Library is offering a Book Sale in the new Book Shed on Saturday and Sunday, February 3 & 4  and Saturday and Sunday, February 10 & 11, from 9:00 to 4:00 each day. The book sales are a significant part of the library’s annual fundraising for books and programs; in fact, the library raises over half of its operating expenses from book sales, donations, grants, and other such income! The books cover an enormous range of topics.…

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Gardening for Community

Tuesday, February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Ev Donnelly will speak about how she started the community garden at Hospitality House. This talk is part of the 2018 Winter Horticulture Series with the Camden Garden Club. 

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Owls Are Easy

Tuesday, February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Kirk Gentalen presents Owls Are Easy, an event you won’t want to miss. Everybody loves owls. You can tell this is true because everybody has an owl story or two to tell. Owls are fascinating and mysterious and have been revered by cultures since the beginning of cultures. For the past 25 years, Kirk Gentalen has been an active owl watcher. “I especially like owls because if you want to see them, you often have to meet them halfway,” Gentalen…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, February 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Masterpieces of World Cinema with Gordon Massman

Wednesday, February 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Masterpieces of World Cinema This seminar is intended to be like an informal book group in which collectively we will watch one of the generally recognized great foreign films of all time, then discuss its meaning, purpose, personal impact, context—whatever strikes one as interesting about the experience of watching the film. All works will be subtitled, many, though not all, will be in black and white, and all will be groundbreaking contributions to the genre. The film for this meeting…

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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Author Event with Steven Kassels – Addiction on Trial

Thursday, February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Author Steven Kassels will be reading from his book "Addiction on Trial" along with a power point presentation and book signing. See below more info on Mr. Kassels: Steven Kassels is a physician who treats people for addiction in Massachusetts and Maine and he gives many presentations to the public about the complicated issues surrounding addiction. Earlier that same day (Feb. 15) he will be teaching a class at the Senior College with Dr. Mandel about public perceptions, stigma and…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, February 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, February 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.   February 2nd - Snowflakes! February 9th - Love Stories! February 16th - Chinese New Year! February 23rd - Sea Creatures!  

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Gallery Opening Reception – Meet the Artists of “People on the Move”

Friday, February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The group art show entitled "People on the Move: A Human Crisis, Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and the Internally Displaced" will be on display in the Picker Room for the month of February to coincide with the Camden Conference. Additional works from the show will also be on display at the Jonathan Frost Gallery in Rockland. Across the world over 65 million people are on the move, driven from their homes by political repression, war, famine, and environmental devastation. Some of the…

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Gardening for Growth & Learning

Tuesday, February 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Liz Stanley from the Cooperative Extension will speak about the Master Gardener programs and other initiatives of the Extension. This talk is part of the 2018 Winter Horticulture Series with the Camden Garden Club. 

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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At its regularly scheduled reading and discussion group on the third Tuesday of the month, the Camden Philosophical Society meets to discuss a wide range of topics. Topics and readings will be announced in the weeks leading up to each event. Stay tuned for details, or email Sarah Miller at sarahmiller@usa.net.   

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Film Screening with the Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition – “The Anonymous People”

Tuesday, February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition will show a film “THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE” which is a feature documentary film about the 23.5 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. Deeply entrenched social stigma and discrimination have kept recovery voices silent and faces hidden for decades. The vacuum created by this silence has been filled by sensational mass media depictions of people in active addiction that continue to perpetuate a lurid public fascination with the dysfunctional side…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, February 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Under the Sea Vacation Camp

Wednesday, February 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy and Miss Loraine for 3 days full of under the sea fun!  February 21st, 22nd & 23rd. This camp is for school-age children.  We hope to see lots of elementary library friends during vacation!  Space is limited, so please call or stop by to sign up. Day 1 - We'll delve into the deep and make jellyfish jars.  They really swim!  True animated sea action! Day 2 - We'll be creating Baking Soda Sea Art.  Be prepared,…

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LEGO Club!

Wednesday, February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 4:00pm

One event on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 4:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Come play with us!  Build, create, invent and check out some great books.  Hang out with friends for a fun afternoon with Legos!  Play with ours or bring your own.  All ages welcome!

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Under the Sea Vacation Camp

Thursday, February 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy and Miss Loraine for 3 days full of under the sea fun!  February 21st, 22nd & 23rd. This camp is for school-age children.  We hope to see lots of elementary library friends during vacation!  Space is limited, so please call or stop by to sign up. Day 1 - We'll delve into the deep and make jellyfish jars.  They really swim!  True animated sea action! Day 2 - We'll be creating Baking Soda Sea Art.  Be prepared,…

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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The Gift of Winter – Staying Happy and Healthy with Journey to Health

Thursday, February 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Wondering how to stay healthy and happy during our Maine winter? Join Rhonda Feiman, licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, for an evening exploring this very question. Learn how the time-tested techniques and treatment strategies of Asian medicine and the practice of Qi-gong movements can help strengthen our immune system and support our emotional and physical balance during the winter months and beyond. Waldo County General Hospital offers a wide variety of programs and classes to the community. Many of these…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on [day], repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.   February 2nd - Snowflakes! February 9th - Love Stories! February 16th - Chinese New Year! February 23rd - Sea Creatures!  

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Under the Sea Vacation Camp

Friday, February 23 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30am, repeating until Friday, February 23, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy and Miss Loraine for 3 days full of under the sea fun!  February 21st, 22nd & 23rd. This camp is for school-age children.  We hope to see lots of elementary library friends during vacation!  Space is limited, so please call or stop by to sign up. Day 1 - We'll delve into the deep and make jellyfish jars.  They really swim!  True animated sea action! Day 2 - We'll be creating Baking Soda Sea Art.  Be prepared,…

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Intuition Development Course

Saturday, February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Elizabeth Thorson, RN, Intuitive Consultant & Medical Intuitive, brings this highly experiential opportunity to the Mid Coast community Feb. 24-25 at Camden Public Library. To register please email her at: insight@elizabeththorson.com. This is not a Camden Public Library event; it is listed here as a service to our readers. Please contact Elizabeth Thorsen for more information. Elizabeth works intuitively in many areas and is passionate about assisting others to develop and most importantly to trust their intuition. This program is…

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Simply Books! Book Group

Saturday, February 24 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 23, 2018

One event on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

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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Gardening for Biodiversity

Tuesday, February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Marjorie Pronto and Reeser Manley will discuss the importance of planting for biodiversity in our gardens as well as introduce their book, "The Life In Your Garden: Gardening for Biodiversity". This talk is part of the Winter Horticulture Series with the Camden Garden Club. 

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In the Path of Young Bulls: An Odyssey on America’s Continental Divide Trail

Tuesday, February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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All are invited to hear Lincolnville author Tom Jamrog speak about his new book, In the Path of Young Bulls: An Odyssey on America’s Continental Divide Trail, on Tuesday, Feb.27, 2018 at 6:00 PM at the Camden Public Library. In 2013, the 63-year-old Jamrog completed a 5-month long backpacking journey over the Rocky Mountains through New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana. In the Path of Young Bulls is the story of that desolate, yet majestic 2,500-mile journey, an effort achieved…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, February 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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March 2018

Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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Coffeehouse: Gus La Casse and Peter Lindquist

Thursday, March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Described as a folk fiddler with both speed and savage energy, Gus La Casse’s repertoire reflects his innovative spirit and dedication to the Cape Breton and Acadian fiddle traditions, playing both standards of the genre and his original material. Based in Downeast Maine, Gus maintains an active performance schedule as a solo artist and with other musicians. Gus’ music has also taken him beyond Maine. He was the 2014 student in residence at The Acadia School of Traditional Music, appearing…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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Ancestral Gut Health: Connecting with the Food and Herbs That Heal

Tuesday, March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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This hands-on workshop is inspired by the tradition and science of gut health and its impacts on our overall health. Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, once said that "All disease begins in the gut". In this class, we will identify the ways that our ancestors nourished their gut health by eating fermented foods, sprouted grains, grass-fed foods, and abundant wild plants, both edible and medicinal from the land. 10 common and very beneficial medicinal plants, locally found in Maine, will…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, March 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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Tracking Biodiversity in Acadia’s Coastal Refuge

Thursday, March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Efforts to track biodiversity along Maine Coast's Acadia Region go back hundreds of years. From historic records through contemporary projects citizen scientists have been instrumental in gathering gobs of information. This presentation will provide an overview of some exciting projects and what is being learned, with particular emphasis on the interactions of plants, insects, and birds - and how people from around the world are working with and learning from local land trusts. Presenter: Seth Benz, former director of Hog…

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Tracking Biodiversity in Acadia’s Coastal Refuge

Thursday, March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Seth Benz presents "Tracking Biodiversity in Acadia’s Coastal Refuge". Efforts to track biodiversity along Maine Coast's Acadia Region go back hundreds of years. From historic records through contemporary projects citizen scientists have been instrumental in gathering gobs of information. This presentation will provide an overview of some exciting projects and what is being learned, with particular emphasis on the interactions of plants, insects, and birds - and how people from around the world are working with and learning from local…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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Points of View: Understanding Islamic Culture

Saturday, March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Saturday, March 10, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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  The Camden Public Library is very pleased to be hosting a "Let's Talk About It" Series partnering with the Maine Humanities Council. Understanding and examining Islamic culture through memoirs and fictional works can bring a new awareness of our shared values and difficulties, as well as our shared successes. Anna Rockwell will facilitate. Discussions will take place on Saturdays (November will be the first Saturday, all following will be second Saturdays of the month) at 2:00 pm in the…

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Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine Presents: Maine Boys Overseas, German Boys in Maine

Tuesday, March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Between 1944 and 1946, more than 4,000 German prisoners of war called Maine home. The story of how they arrived and the lasting impact that they had on the people who encountered them is one of Maine’s most interesting and obscure stories. Using materials and research used to create the 2012 exhibit Maine Boys Overseas and German Boys in Maine, Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine Program Director David Greenham shares the lively and surprising story of an interesting…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, March 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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The Rails of War: Supplying the Americans and Their Allies in China-Burma-India

Thursday, March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Steven James Hantzis is an author and public speaker. His professional career and working life include thirty years in the American labor movement at the top levels of union administration. He retired from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in 2013. Before his union career, Steven “Steve” worked in the railroad operating crafts as a brakeman-conductor for twelve years in Central Indiana. He also taught high school and held an adjunct faculty position for Indiana University Division of…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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At its regularly scheduled reading and discussion group on the third Tuesday of the month, the Camden Philosophical Society meets to discuss a wide range of topics. Topics and readings will be announced in the weeks leading up to each event. Stay tuned for details, or email Sarah Miller at sarahmiller@usa.net.   

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, March 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, March 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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Simply Books! Book Group

Saturday, March 24 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 23, 2018

One event on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

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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The Naturalist’s Notebook with Nathaniel Wheelwright

Tuesday, March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Bowdoin College biologist Nathaniel T. Wheelwright and best-selling author Bernd Heinrich wrote The Naturalist's Notebook to teach nature lovers of all ages to be more mindful, curious and knowledgeable about the natural world, no matter where they live, using a calendar-journal format and Heinrich’s classic illustrations as inspiration. Professor Wheelwright’s presentation will describe the origin of the project and the joys, challenges, and fulfillment of keeping a systematic nature journal. Books will be available for sale. The authors are donating…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, March 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, March 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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Living Large With Less: The Upside of Downsizing

Thursday, March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Living Large With Less: The Upside of Downsizing explores the countercultural notion of learning to live with less stuff in order to experience more of life. As the title suggests, the course covers downsizing possessions but also addresses how to be better organized, utilize technology to simplify your life, and maximize your money in order to live large with less. Interactive question and answer sessions are planned as time allows. Sean and Linda Fowlds are recent transplants to coastal Maine…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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April 2018

Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, April 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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“A Gleam off Paradise: Songs, Poems, & Stories for a Sea-Gazed Wanderer” April Coffeehouse

Thursday, April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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“A GLEAM OFF PARADISE” Songs, Poems & Stories for a Sea-Gazed Wanderer “There’s a Lantern at the Landing, There’s a Gleam off Paradise. There’s a Window in the Harbor like an Old Man’s Blinking Eyes.” On Thursday, April 5 at 7:00 pm the Camden Public Library will present balladeer and chanteyman Stephen Sanfilippo in a concert of songs of the sea as the Maritime Month Coffeehouse. The cost will be $10 at the door. Refreshments will be served. Stephen has…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, April 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, April 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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The Real Moby Dick: The Wreck of the Essex

Thursday, April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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One of the most famous novels in American literature is Moby Dick. We are all familiar with the climactic scene where the enraged white whale charges and sinks the Pequod. How many readers know that this episode is based on a real incident in Nantucket whaling history? In 1820, a sperm whale attacked the whaleship Essex, leaving the crew shipwrecked in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Herman Melville read an eyewitness account of this tragedy. As one of his…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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At its regularly scheduled reading and discussion group on the third Tuesday of the month, the Camden Philosophical Society meets to discuss a wide range of topics. Topics and readings will be announced in the weeks leading up to each event. Stay tuned for details, or email Sarah Miller at sarahmiller@usa.net.   

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Captain Jen Haddock on SEA Education

Tuesday, April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Captain Jen Haddock is Associate Professor of Nautical Science and the Marine Operations Coordinator at Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, MA. Jen oversees ship logistics, crew training and hiring. She just recently finished a 4-month maintenance project of the SSV Corwith Cramer at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast. She has been Program Director for Outward Bound, managing their Semester program in the Caribbean. She was the Safety Director for The School for Field Studies, a semester abroad program located…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, April 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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From Battleship to Birds

Thursday, April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Sherrie York presents "From Battleship to Birds." How did a material created for battleship flooring become a medium for bird art? Linoleum block prints, or linocuts, share their origins with naval ships, their process with woodcuts, and their history with artists from Picasso to Queen Elizabeth. Visually, linocut styles run the gamut from graphic social commentary to delicate floral, landscape, and wildlife images. Internationally recognized linocut printmaker Sherrie York will share her own linocut process, inspiration, and frequently bird-focused work.…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, April 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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.      

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Author Robin Lloyd, Historic Seafaring Adventure

Tuesday, April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Author Robin Lloyd will tell the story of his new book, "Rough Passage to London: A Sea Captain's Tale". The talk will include a slide presentation and a summary of the historical context of the novel. Lyme, Connecticut, early nineteenth century. Elisha Ely Morgan is a young farm boy who has witnessed firsthand the terror of the War of 1812. Troubled by a tumultuous home life ruled by the fists of their tempestuous father, Ely's two older brothers have both left…

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