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February 2018

Owls Are Easy

Tuesday, February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Kirk Gentalen presents Owls Are Easy, an event you won’t want to miss. Everybody loves owls. You can tell this is true because everybody has an owl story or two to tell. Owls are fascinating and mysterious and have been revered by cultures since the beginning of cultures. For the past 25 years, Kirk Gentalen has been an active owl watcher. “I especially like owls because if you want to see them, you often have to meet them halfway,” Gentalen…

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Masterpieces of World Cinema with Gordon Massman

Wednesday, February 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Masterpieces of World Cinema This seminar is intended to be like an informal book group in which collectively we will watch one of the generally recognized great foreign films of all time, then discuss its meaning, purpose, personal impact, context—whatever strikes us as interesting about the experience of watching the film. All works will be subtitled, many--though not all--will be in black and white, and all will be groundbreaking contributions to the genre. The film for this meeting will be…

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Author Event with Dr. Steven Kassels – Addiction on Trial

Thursday, February 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Steven Kassels, M.D., will read from his book  Addiction on Trial: Tragedy in Downeast Maine, give a power point presentation and sign books. A physician who treats people for addiction in Massachusetts and Maine, Dr. Steven Kassels gives many presentations to the public about the complicated issues surrounding addiction. Earlier that same day (Feb. 15), he will be teaching a class at the Senior College with Dr. Ira Mandel about public perceptions, stigma and strategies to educate the public and…

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Grown Up Story Hour

Friday, February 16 @ 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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Gallery Opening Reception – Meet the Artists of “People on the Move”

Friday, February 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Camden Public Library and the Jonathan Frost Gallery in Rockland will mount a joint-effort large art show titled “People on the Move: A Human Crisis, Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and the Internally Displaced” Friday, Feb. 2, at both locations. There are three special events associated with the show. There will be an opening reception Feb. 2 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Frost Gallery. Pianist Steve Lindsay will provide live music. On Sunday, Feb. 11, starting at 2 p.m., there…

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Maine State Archivist David Cheever on Maine’s Civil War History – “Go Figure: Rummaging Through Maine’s Familiar Civil War”

Sunday, February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Maine State Archivist Dave Cheever will present “Go Figure:  Rummaging Through Maine’s Familiar Civil War.”   He will present curious and little-known facts and features of some of Maine’s extraordinary, and simply ordinary, Civil War efforts. The talk on Sunday, February 18, at 2:00 pm, is part of the Camden Public Library’s joint effort with the Camden-Rockport Historical Society, the Winter History Series. Dave Cheever reports, “On the military side, a local guy (Rockland) was one of the elites — a…

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Library Closed for President’s Day

Monday, February 19
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Library will be closed today in honor of President's Day.

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Gardening for Growth & Learning

Tuesday, February 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Liz Stanley from the Cooperative Extension will speak about the Master Gardener programs and other initiatives of the Extension. This talk is part of the 2018 Winter Horticulture Series with the Camden Garden Club. 

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, February 20 @ 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 will be on Tuesday, Feb. 20, and will focus on works of 20th Century French philosopher and public intellectual Simone de Beauvoir. This reflects a change in our regular monthly meeting date. Beginning in February, the Society will gather on the third Tuesday of each month, instead of the first Tuesday, as before. Time and place are otherwise unchanged. The discussions are from 4-6 pm in the Picker…

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Film Screening with the Mid-Coast Recovery Coalition – “The Anonymous People”

Tuesday, February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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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