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December 2017

Philosophical Society

December 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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How to understand, formulate and communicate ethical thinking? This is the question the Camden Philosophical Society will grapple with at its regularly scheduled reading and discussion group on the first Tuesday of next month, Dec. 5, from 4:00 - 6:00 pm in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library. All are welcome. The discussion will be introduced and led by Lloyd Gillespie. Lloyd frames the topic in the following way and provides links to the readings we will discuss: Ethics is ancient. The…

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An Evening with James McNeill Whistler

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Actor Stephen Collins returns to the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, December 5, at 7:00 pm, for this free performance. He will be in character as James McNeill Whistler. Whistler was an American artist, active during the American Gilded Age and based primarily in the United Kingdom.  Finding a parallel between painting and music, Whistler entitled many of his paintings "arrangements", "harmonies", and "nocturnes", emphasizing the primacy of tonal harmony. His most famous painting is Arrangement in Grey and Black No.…

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Midcoast Stroke Support Group

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

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The next Midcoast Stroke Support Group meetings will continue on first Wednesdays. “We welcome survivors, family, and friends of stroke survivors, or really anyone faced with a neurological challenge,” said Carol Rohl, one of the Support Group organizers. “We share stories and things we have found helpful in this life change. We are finding that encouragement and contact with others in similar situations is very supportive.” For more information call 273-2090. “We look forward to more people joining us,” she…

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Storytelling Open Mic

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Inspired by the Moth Radio Hour, we will be hosting an open mic for storytellers. Join us, and tell your tale! Truth or fiction, in a 5-minute format. All welcome, no experience needed. Don White continues as our stellar Master of Ceremonies! 

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Grown Up Story Hour

December 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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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. Readings last 30 - 60 minutes. If you are interested in being a reader, please contact Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org.    

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Points of View: Understanding Islamic Culture

December 9 @ 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 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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“The Anonymous People” Film Screening & Discussion with the Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition

December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 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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Cyber Sunday by Appointment

December 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 8 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Cyber Sunday at the Camden Public Library, by Appointment. Sign up at 236-3440 to have your tech questions answered one-on-one.

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Leer y charlar

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Second and fourth Tuesdays, 1:00 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.   FMI contact Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com. ¡Hasta pronto!

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Tuesday Book Club

December 12 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The next meeting of the Tuesday book club will be December 12th at 1:00 pm in the Picker Room.    The book for the December meeting is Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.

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