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December 2017

The Spirit of Christmas Past: Four Centuries of Christmas in New England

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Kenneth C. Turino, manager of community engagement and exhibitions of Historic New England will be at the Camden Public Library as part of Quarry Hill's Adventures in Living Well program. It all began upon a midnight clear. But since the 1600s, the celebration of Christmas in New England has undergone many transformations. In the heart of the season, join us for this illustrated look at yuletides past. Historic photographs from the Camden Public Library archive will accompany the presentation.  …

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Creative Art Afternoon!

December 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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During this monthly craft meet-up, we will make no mess Tie Dye.  Bring your own white T-shirt, pillow case or kerchief to dye.  All ages welcome.  This project uses Sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol.

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Collective Voices: Nevertheless, She Persisted

December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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When Senate Majority Leader McConnell invoked a little-known rule to silence Senator Elizabeth Warren, he had no way of knowing that he provided a megaphone to women who know a lot about being told “to sit down and stop talking.” Our three inspiring storytellers, in the face of obstacles, nevertheless persisted to payoffs better than they could have imagined. Join us for a live, one hour storytelling event, followed by a moderated Q&A. FEATURED STORYTELLERS: Lynn Tierney – Communications Director…

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Grown Up Story Hour

December 15 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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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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Christmas Mushrooms with Greg Marley

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join local mushroom expert and author Greg Marley as he presents great stories of common mushrooms and reveals the extraordinary connections of mushrooms to the Yuletide season. This talk will be an entertaining blend of fact, history and fantasy for all ages. A winter program of the Maine Mycological Association. Greg Marley has been pursuing his passion for mushrooms for more than 30 years. He has led countless walks and lectures on mushrooms as well as daylong classes and a…

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Ski Museum of Maine

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Maine is very rich in ski history, yet many people do not realize it nor recognize the place this history holds within the American ski world. Because of this, many of those who have valued the special spirit the sport entails are concerned this history will be lost. It is this concern which motivated the founders of the Ski Museum of Maine to organize. The Ski Museum will be at the Camden Public Library on Sunday, December 17 at 2:00…

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 Confessions of a Heavy Fossil Fuel User

December 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Conference Community Events program is pleased to have CC Board President, Bruce Cole, speak at the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, December 19 at 7:00 pm. His talk is titled Confessions of a Heavy Fossil Fuel User. This event is free and open to all. When a 2013 energy audit of the Cole household in Rockport revealed that the family was producing nearly 44,000 pounds of the global warming gas, carbon dioxide, a year, Bruce Cole began to realize…

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Library Closed 9:00 to 1:00 for Staff Development

December 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Library will be closed on Wednesday morning, December 20, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, for Staff Development.  

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“White Christmas” & Gift Wrapping

December 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join us for the holiday classic, "White Christmas". We'll enjoy hot chocolate, and gift wrapping tips and tricks will be offered. Gift wrap and ribbon provided, just bring a few gifts you want to wrap!

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Grown Up Story Hour

December 22 @ 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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