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Celebrate National Library Week!

Join us as we celebrate! There will be a raffle to win a Camden Public Library book tote, and Color of the Day fun.
Please join us at the Hartstone Inn for Dine for a Cause April 8, 12, and 15. Reservations are required – please call 236-4259. Space will fill quickly – call today! Make sure to mention the library when you “book” your reservation and the Hartstone Inn will donate 50% of the proceeds to the library. Thank you!

We are seeking your help to Stock the Stacks! The Stock the Stacks fund is an essential part of our operating budget, and it goes directly into purchasing new books. We always strive to keep the library shelves current and vibrant — and we can’t do it without you! Visit http://librarycamden.org/stockthestacks to donate – and thank you!

Look for displays throughout the library.

Sunday – Orange

Monday – Red

Tuesday – Pink

Wednesday – Blue

Thursday – Green

Friday – Purple

Saturday – Brown

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Book Bags for Sale!

Limited Edition Camden Public Library tote bag

Measurements: W- 14″ by H-14″ by D-6″ 

$25.95 (includes shipping in the US)

This is a sturdy, canvas tote bag with navy bottom and handles long enough to go over the shoulder, featuring a front pocket with custom logo and an open top for easy access. This is a real workhorse. And if all your books don’t fit – we’ll check them out to you for free!

Purchase today and support the library. Your helpful librarians will get it in the mail to you the next business day.

Click here to buy one online!

The in-person price (no shipping) is $20.

 

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Braille and Talking Book Library

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The National Library Service (NLS) is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS offers books the way you want them: in braille or audio formats, mailed to your door for free, or instantly downloadable. (more…)

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Finding Your House’s History

This is a picture taken from Mt. Battie around 1880 looking toward Rockport harbor. View of Camden from Mt. Battie looking southwest toward Rockport in 1891.

Do you live in Rockport and want to know more about your historic home?

National Register of Historic Places nominations (1975) -Rockport

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