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May 2018

Documentary Visions of Reality

Thursday, May 31 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, happening 7 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Our worldviews are shaped by our genetics, our life experiences, and a proliferating media world which appears to be endlessly diverse. Yet the reality is that, increasingly, huge firms such as Apple, Google and Microsoft shape the global information infrastructure and the flow of information and ideas. For instance, the current PBS documentary, “The Vietnam War,” financed by corporations, tries to influence our collective memory of that war in such a way as to reaffirm conventional wisdom about the world…

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Songwriter Sessions Continue!

Thursday, May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Come find a supportive group for your songwriting. All levels of songwriting are welcome. Find us in the second floor meeting room. Call Ken Gross for more information at the Library, 236-3440. “We are looking forward to a good time, sharing our writing and music,” said Gross. “We are also hoping for some cross-pollination, and getting some harmony and instrumental support for each other. In the past we have had all kinds of styles from traditional to singer-songwriter to rockabilly,…

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The Azores and Canary Islands

Thursday, May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Sandie Sabaka loves solo traveling to unusual destinations and coming back to tell her friends and community about them.  She recently took 2 separate 10 day-2 week trips to The Azores and Canary Island archepeligos, off the coast of Europe and Africa.  Both are lightly visited by North Americans and loaded with European culture, good food and wine as well as being very affordable spots.  They each boast volcanic peaks which are the highest in their respective countries of Portugal and Spain and Sandie climbed both.   …

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June 2018

Grown Up Story Hour

Friday, June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden, United States + Google Map

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, June 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 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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Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Monday, June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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When someone uses your name, credit card, social security number, or other financial information to commit a crime, you are a victim of identity theft. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that more than 9 million Americans per year face an identity theft-related problem. Did you know that cyber criminals actually prey upon some groups of people more often than others? Who are these potential victims? And why are they more likely to be the targets of cyber scams? On Monday,…

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Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine Presents: Maine Boys Overseas, German Boys in Maine

Tuesday, June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Between 1944 and 1946, more than 4,000 German prisoners of war called Maine home. The story of how they arrived and the lasting impact that they had on the people who encountered them is one of Maine’s most interesting and obscure stories. Using materials and research used to create the 2012 exhibit Maine Boys Overseas and German Boys in Maine, Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine Program Director David Greenham shares the lively and surprising story of an interesting…

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Midcoast Stroke Support Group

Wednesday, June 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

Camden, United States + Google Map

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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Watershed School Presentation on Camden’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Wednesday, June 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Presentation on Camden’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Students from the Watershed School plan to present initial findings of a greenhouse gas inventory they have begun for the Town of Camden. In their illustrated presentation to be held at the Camden Public Library from 4:00 to 5:30 PM on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, students will share research detailing energy use by municipal, commercial and residential buildings as well as transportation. Just two months ago, Camden became the first Maine town to sign…

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Documentary Visions of Reality

Thursday, June 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, happening 7 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Our worldviews are shaped by our genetics, our life experiences, and a proliferating media world which appears to be endlessly diverse. Yet the reality is that, increasingly, huge firms such as Apple, Google and Microsoft shape the global information infrastructure and the flow of information and ideas. For instance, the current PBS documentary, “The Vietnam War,” financed by corporations, tries to influence our collective memory of that war in such a way as to reaffirm conventional wisdom about the world…

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