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April 2017

Career Planning with New Ventures Maine

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Prepare for your next career with a plan that’s right for you. In this class you will review your skills, interests, and experiences and relate them to occupations, identify educational opportunities, research the local job market, and develop a step-by-step plan to achieve your goals. Whether you are unemployed, underemployed, or considering a career change, this class will help you achieve career success. Graduates of Career Planning are eligible to apply for the University of Maine at Augusta GEN Scholarship,…

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Camden Philosophical Society

April 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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The Camden Philosophical Society will be examining the writings and positions of English moral philosopher Bernard Williams (1929-2003) at its next gathering, on Tuesday, Apr. 4, as an expansion of its recent exploration of morality, virtue and ethics. This discussion will take place from 4-6 pm in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library. All are welcome. As a recognized and influential leader of philosophical ethics in the latter part of the 20th Century, Williams disputed past moral theories…

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“A Way of Life: The Fishing Families of Stonington” Photographs by Jeff Dworsky

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Opening reception and talk by the artist. Dworsky’s photographs will be on display in the Picker Room gallery for the month of April as part of Maritime Month 2017. Maritime Month is made possible by Allen Insurance and Financial. Jeff Dworsky moved to Maine in 1971, still a teenager. He lived briefly on an island in Muscongus Bay before settling in Stonington. He was already a photographer—intermittently so, but it had become part of his way of interpreting the world…

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Coastal Senior College: Hollywood as Idealogy

April 6 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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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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Coffeehouse April 6 Features Western Song Presentation by Sara Grey and Kieron Means

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sara Grey and Kieron Means will offer their “Western Song” musical saga at the Library Coffeehouse on Thursday, April 6, at 7:00 pm. Admission is only $10 at the door. This presentation is a unique look at songs in the oral tradition of people who migrated into the Panhandle, the Great Plains, and the Western States. “There was so much happening in the west between the 1800s and the 1920s,” says Sara, “and songs evolved to reflect all this activity,…

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Grown Up Storytime: Poetry & Maritime Theme

April 7 @ 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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Cyber Sunday – Topic TBA

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please check back for a topic for this week’s Cyber Sunday Technology Series.

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“The Land and Sea of Three Maine Women Photographers” with Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Camden-Rockport Historical Society welcomes Maine State Historian Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr. to speak on the lives and works of three Maine women photographers: Thurza Foss, Minnie Libby, and Josephine Townsend. The inspiring stories of three women who become successful photographers at a time when most photographers were men. These three enterprising women created striking bodies of work which provide rich insights into how Maine people lived and worked in inland towns and coastal villages a century ago. Earle Grey Shettleworth,…

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Stop the Struggles With Your Kids Over Grades: A Workshop For Parents

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Lisa Cooley, co-founder of Catalyst Learning Network, will lead a Lunch and Learn session for parents at the Camden Public Library on April 10 at 12:00 pm. When parents have conflicts and tension with their teens over schoolwork, it’s seen as an ordinary part of the getting their kids through a school. Don’t most families have such conflicts? Isn’t it just a routine part of parenting teens? Catalyst Learning Network says no. “Stop the Struggles with your Kids over Grades”…

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Career Planning with New Ventures Maine

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on April 11, 2017
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Prepare for your next career with a plan that’s right for you. In this class you will review your skills, interests, and experiences and relate them to occupations, identify educational opportunities, research the local job market, and develop a step-by-step plan to achieve your goals. Whether you are unemployed, underemployed, or considering a career change, this class will help you achieve career success. Graduates of Career Planning are eligible to apply for the University of Maine at Augusta GEN Scholarship,…

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