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September 2018

Author Talk – Dale Hueppchin

Sunday, September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Local author Dale Hueppchin presents from his book "The Kid's Last American Adventure". Copies will be available for sale and signing. Learning he has less than a year to live, Adam (aka the Kid) enlists writer friend Noah to accompany him on a farewell tour of the States. As they motor along, Noah—the story’s narrator—works on a novelistic tribute to his pal, incorporating stories from Adam’s adventurous, well-traveled past. Despite his illness, the Kid is full of life, energizing the…

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The next session of the Camden Philosophical Society reading and discussion group – on Tuesday, September 18 – will focus on Marxism and morality. The discussions are from 4 – 6 p.m. in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library. All are welcome. The session will be led by Howard Engelskirchen, a former professor of law and of philosophy and the author of Capital as a Social Kind: Definitions and Transformations in the Critique of Political Economy (in the…

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YA Book Lovers Group

Tuesday, September 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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This group for teens and adults alike, who enjoy a good YA read, meets monthly to discuss our chosen book.  This month we are reading Susin Nielsen's "We Are All Made of Molecules." Stewart, 13: Socially clueless genius. Ashley, 14: Popular with everyone but her teachers Ashley's and Stewart's worlds collide when Stewart and his dad move in with Ashley and her mom. The Brady Bunch it isn't. Stewart is trying to be 89.9 percent happy about it--he's always wanted a sister. But…

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Camden Conference Community Event: Understanding the Far East

Tuesday, September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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“Understanding the Far East” explains how the four major players, who through almost two centuries of wars and intrigue, are responsible for today's Far East. Bio: Ted has traveled in Russia, China, India, Pakistan and nine Middle East countries as well as Afghanistan, where as a volunteer physician in April of 1978, he and his wife, Fil, were detained by the communist overthrow of the government. They retired to Naples, Florida but have been summer residents of Camden, Fil’s hometown…

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Creative Art Journaling for Adults

Thursday, September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 30, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy for different prompts every week. Supplies provided, bring your own journal!

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Five Year Winter Study of the Birds of Belfast Bay

Thursday, September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Speakers: Ron Harrell and Gary Gulezian Ron and Gary will discuss the results of doing bird censuses of Belfast Bay during the months of September through April over a five year period. The purpose of the censuses was to learn exactly which birds make use of the bay and the resources it provides. What is revealed are the patterns of occurrence of the species that spend their winters here, as well as the diversity of those species. Photos and information…

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Grown Up Story Hour

Friday, September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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We never outgrow listening to a good story read aloud. Join us every Friday afternoon at 11:00 am 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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Camden Chess Club

Friday, September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 28, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Simply Books! Book Group

Saturday, September 22 @ 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, September 21, 2019

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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Broadway Favorites with Michael Lund – Part 3

Sunday, September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Sunday, Sept 23 at 2 PM will be Michael Paul Lund's third and final installment of this year's musical Broadway Tributes. He will be dedicating a 90-minute lecture with lots of musical selections from the following legendary Broadway musicals. My Fair Lady. Lerner & Loewe's original show ran for a historic 6 years at New York's Mark Hellinger theater, with Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison. This show produced such hits as I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face, On The Street…

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