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April 2018

Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed

Tuesday, April 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Learn how to organize your financial records, understand your tax responsibilities, become familiar with tax forms, and file your taxes with confidence. This workshop is designed for sole-proprietors. Click here to register. 

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YA Book Lovers Club

Tuesday, April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open to all readers who love young adult books!  This monthly book group is for both teens and adults, so don't be shy.  In April, we're reading Printz Honor Book Asking for It, by Louise O'Neill.  Reserve your copy today!

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Maine Student Book Award Club

Tuesday, April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy for MSBA Book Club to discuss our latest reads and share a Potluck.  Come and hear what other 4th to 8th graders have to say about the books they are reading from the MSBA list, and those off the list.  It is a great opportunity to hear about fantastic books from other kids.  Please let us know if you will be attending and what you will bring for potluck.  

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Robin Lloyd on Cuba and the American Civil War

Tuesday, April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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CUBA AND THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Book Launch: Harbor of Spies: A Novel of Historic Havana Harbor of Spies: A Novel of Historic Havana is an historical thriller set in Cuba at the height of the Civil War when Havana harbor was alive with blockade runners, spies and slave traders. Robin Lloyd will be speaking about the history behind his new seafaring novel and explain why he was inspired to write it. He will explain why Havana was one of…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, April 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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*CANCELED* Is God an Underachiever? Another Talk on Jewish Humor

Wednesday, April 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Canceled due to illness. For more information, please contact Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org. We will reschedule if possible, and apologize for any inconvenience.  Steve Shaw, a familiar figure and popular Coastal Senior College instructor will offer a follow-up talk on Jewish Humor in the Picker Room of the Camden Library on Wednesday, April 25th from 12:30 - 2:30 pm. The talk is sponsored by Coastal Senior College and is open to the public free of charge. No registration is required. According…

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, April 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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Bereavement Support Group

Wednesday, April 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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You are invited to join the Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers for an eight-week bereavement support group. Free, and open to all, the group will meet in the History Center of the Camden Public Library. 

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No Regular Children’s Programming Today

Thursday, April 26 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Miss Amy and Miss Loraine will be at a Reading Conference all day in Augusta.  We will not have our regularly scheduled Children's Programming today.

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Documentary Visions of Reality

Thursday, April 26 @ 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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In the Footsteps of Benedict Arnold: Recreating the Boat Journey to Quebec

Thursday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Hodding Carter III and his crew set off in a replica 18th-century bateau to retrace Benedict Arnold's historic 1775 expedition to sack Quebec City for the Continental Army. It was a torturous 350-mile journey upstream with dozens of portages through bogs, swamps and rocky passes and then down a rapid-filled river to the St. Lawrence. Arnold started with 1100 men and 200 bateaux and after seven weeks he arrived at Quebec with less than 700. Along the way his soldiers…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, April 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy on Fridays at 10:00 for two-and-three-year-olds. Come join the magic and wonder of reading, through books, rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, puppets, dramatic play and thematic crafts. April 6th - April Showers Umbrella Time! April 13th - Purple Day Bunny Fun! April 20th - Boats Are Best! April 27th - Arbor Day Trees!  

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Money Smart Week Lunch and Learn – Investing 101

Friday, April 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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More and more individual investors are being asked to navigate investment waters that are increasingly complicated and treacherous. The scope of knowledge required to save for retirement, education, or other life events can be intimidating and discouraging. The focus of the presentation is to provide participants with a basic vocabulary and framework to make appropriate investment decisions. Key concepts include defining distinct categories of investments, or asset classes, and how they behave over time. We will discuss the risk and…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, April 27 @ 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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Saturday Story Time

Saturday, April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, April 28, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Loraine at 10:00 for a themed story time.   Discover the magic of read-alouds and enjoy a related craft or activity immediately following. April 7th - Eggs & Chicks April 14th - Brown Day Bunnies! April 21st - Earth Day! April 28th - National Super Hero Day! Come dressed as your favorite Super Hero.

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Money Smart Week Lunch & Learn – An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and How to Invest in AI

Saturday, April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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  Money Smart Week is a themed week hosted by libraries all over the country. It is designed to help consumers manage their personal finances better. Programs are offered to all demographics and income levels, and cover all facets of personal finance.  Money Smart Week began as a coordinated effort of the Money Smart Advisory Council, a diverse group of more than 40 Chicago-area organizations working together to promote personal financial literacy. The Chicago Fed convened the Council's first meeting in…

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Simply Books! Book Group

Saturday, April 28 @ 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, June 23, 2018

One event on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

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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Cruising on a Tall Ship in the Bahamas

Sunday, April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Dave Jackson will present tales of his most recent sea adventure, along with a photo slideshow on Sunday, April 29 at 2:00 pm as part of Maritime Month 2018. For six days and five nights, Jackson sailed on the SSV Corwith Cramer from West Palm Beach, Florida, through the Florida Straits into the Bahamas ending in Nassau. Dave will talk about sailing the ship, oceanographic research done along the cruise track and an afternoon on a deserted island. The tales…

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Your Next Chapter, Writing Workshop with Teresa Piccari

Monday, April 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Are you in a life transition? Is it time to complete a time in your life and step forward into the next chapter of your life? In this mini-workshop, you will engage with creative approaches to writing memoir that will help you release what you are ready to let go of and propel you forward into what comes next. In this class, we will explore using the page as a platform for not only self-discovery but evolution. Learn how to…

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May 2018

Lawyers in Libraries – Free Legal Consultations with Laura Shaw, Esq.

Tuesday, May 1 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Lawyers across the state will spend time in local libraries on Law Week to provide resources and assistance to people in need, talk about statewide legal issues and meet with library patrons. Lawyers in Libraries: Law Week 2018 is a free event that is open to the public. It will take place in libraries statewide during the first week in May. Camden Public Library will participate on Tuesday, May 1 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Fifteen-minute free consultations are…

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Tinker Tuesday

Tuesday, May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join us for this monthly STEAM program for 4th through 8th grade students.  This month we will make some pretzel and marshmallow structures! Please stop by or call the library to sign up. 236-3440

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, May 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, May 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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Bereavement Support Group

Wednesday, May 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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You are invited to join the Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers for an eight-week bereavement support group. Free, and open to all, the group will meet in the History Center of the Camden Public Library. 

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Documentary Visions of Reality

Thursday, May 3 @ 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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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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Coffeehouse Concert: Married with Chitlins

Thursday, May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Married with Chitlins is an acoustic music duo that performs Traditional American music, Old Time Country and Blues, some Jazz standards and Celtic reels and jigs. We are mainly guitar and fiddle with a strong female lead vocal with harmonies but you'll also hear sprinklings of mandolin and harmonica. Doors open at 6:30, $10 at the door. Chris spent 30 years in music production/engineering in Boston with over 1000 titles to his credit including numerous Boston Music Award winning artists,…

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Spring Book Sale

Friday, May 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 9:00am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Public Library is offering a Book Sale in the new Book Shed on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 4, 5, & 6 from 9:00 to 5:00 Friday and Saturday, and 9-4 on Sunday. The book sales are a significant part of the library’s annual fundraising for books and programs; in fact, the library raises over half of its operating expenses from book sales, donations, grants, and other such income! The books cover an enormous range of topics. “While…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, May 4 @ 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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Spring Book Sale

Saturday, May 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 9:00am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Public Library is offering a Book Sale in the new Book Shed on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 4, 5, & 6 from 9:00 to 5:00 Friday and Saturday, and 9-4 on Sunday. The book sales are a significant part of the library’s annual fundraising for books and programs; in fact, the library raises over half of its operating expenses from book sales, donations, grants, and other such income! The books cover an enormous range of topics. “While…

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Saturday Story Time!

Saturday, May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, May 26, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Loraine each Saturday for theme-based stories, crafts and fun! May 5th - Cinco de Mayo and stories from Mexico May 12th - Flower Stories for Camden is Blooming May 19th - Buzzing Bee Stories May 26th - All about Sheep!

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Spring Book Sale

Sunday, May 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 9:00am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Public Library is offering a Book Sale in the new Book Shed on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 4, 5, & 6 from 9:00 to 5:00 Friday and Saturday, and 9-4 on Sunday. The book sales are a significant part of the library’s annual fundraising for books and programs; in fact, the library raises over half of its operating expenses from book sales, donations, grants, and other such income! The books cover an enormous range of topics. “While…

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Little Steamers

Tuesday, May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join us this month for Little Steamers, our K-3rd grade STEAM activity. This month we will make some Magic Milk!!  Please stop by or call the library to sign up. 236-3440

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Decluttering with Journey to Health

Tuesday, May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Are you feeling disorganized? Do you find yourself overwhelmed with too much stuff? Decluttering 101 can help you identify different types of clutter and develop a strategy for tackling it once and for all. You will leave with an action plan to help you clear out what you don't want so you can truly enjoy the things you love.

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, May 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Creative Art Afternoon

Wednesday, May 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Celebrate Spring by making friendship bracelets!  We have several different woven or knotted patterns to try.  No experience necessary, and artists of all ages are welcome!  Bring your friends, it will be more fun!   Please sign up at the Main Circulation Desk or call the library at 236-3440.  All materials will be provided.

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, May 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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Bereavement Support Group

Wednesday, May 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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You are invited to join the Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers for an eight-week bereavement support group. Free, and open to all, the group will meet in the History Center of the Camden Public Library. 

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Documentary Visions of Reality

Thursday, May 10 @ 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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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, May 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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The Portuguese Camino Real – Community Travel Tales

Thursday, May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Greg Dorr will present a reprise of his popular slide talk, “The Portuguese Camino Real,” with contributions from  other recent travelers of the Camino, on Thursday evening, May 10, at 7:00 pm at the Camden Public Library. Dorr walked the length of the Portuguese Camino Real two years ago and returned with photos and stories from the adventure. Other local hikers have been inspired by Dorr's travel lectures, and have taken similar journeys. Mr. Dorr invites these hikers to come and share…

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Gallery Opening Reception – Linden O’Ryan

Friday, May 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Come Again Home BIOGRAPHY: The first 30 years of my life consisted of traveling and living two to three years in a variety of areas of the United States and the Philippines, Japan and Norway. I loved and was influenced by all of these experiences. In the second thirty years, I grounded my life in Maine, living most of these years in Southwest Harbor, where I raised three children and became involved in exploring the creative arts in dance, collage…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, May 11 @ 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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Saturday Story Time!

Saturday, May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Loraine each Saturday for theme-based stories, crafts and fun! May 5th - Cinco de Mayo and stories from Mexico May 12th - Flower Stories for Camden is Blooming May 19th - Buzzing Bee Stories May 26th - All about Sheep!

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Cyber Sunday By Appointment

Sunday, May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 4 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Once a month, on a Sunday – we will offer one-on-one 30-45 minute appointment slots with our Technology Coordinator. Bring your device and bring your questions – we’ll do our best to answer them! Please sign up online in advance and let us know what you’d like to discuss. The dates: February 11th, 1-5pm March 11th, 1-5pm April 8th, 1-5 pm May 13th, 1-5pm   Sign up here! FAQ: 1). How long are the appointments? Each appointment is 30-45 minutes long. Sign up here. 2).…

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Tiny Tinkers

Monday, May 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join us for our monthly hands-on STEAM project for preschoolers!  This month we will work on a Preschool Shape Hunt.  Please stop by or call the library to sign up. 236-3440

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, May 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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At its regularly scheduled reading and discussion group on the third Tuesday of the month, the Camden Philosophical Society meets to discuss a wide range of topics. Topics and readings will be announced in the weeks leading up to each event. Stay tuned for details, or email Sarah Miller at sarahmiller@usa.net.   

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Midcoast Maine’s Changing Climate

Tuesday, May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Explore the realities of Maine’s changing climate with Esperanza Stancioff and Ivan Fernandez at 7:00pm on Tuesday, May 15th at the Camden Public Library. This presentation will focus on how changes in the patterns of our weather are altering the lives of Maine people today and will continue to do so in the future. Accelerating rates of change in our chemical and physical climate are a reality of the 21st century, and will persist throughout the lifetimes of everyone alive…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, May 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, May 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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Bereavement Support Group

Wednesday, May 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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You are invited to join the Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers for an eight-week bereavement support group. Free, and open to all, the group will meet in the History Center of the Camden Public Library. 

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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How to Afford a House in the Midcoast

Thursday, May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join New Ventures Maine and Melinda Wildes for a free, informative presentation on how low-to-moderate Midcoast residents can become homeowners with financing terms that are affordable. Whether you are ready to become a homeowner now, or wish to start planning for the future, there will be resources available to help you in reaching your goal of homeownership. Free registration is requested for planning purposes, but is not required. For more information or to register, call 593-7942 or email melinda.wildes@maine.edu

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, May 18 @ 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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Saturday Story Time!

Saturday, May 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Loraine each Saturday for theme-based stories, crafts and fun! May 5th - Cinco de Mayo and stories from Mexico May 12th - Flower Stories for Camden is Blooming May 19th - Buzzing Bee Stories May 26th - All about Sheep!

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Spring Ring Benefit Concert with Penobscot Bay Ringers

Saturday, May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Penobscot Bay Ringers to present Spring Ring benefit concert on May 19 Camden, Maine –Penobscot Bay Ringers, Midcoast Maine’s community handbell choir, will present a Spring Ring concert to benefit the Camden Public Library on Sunday, May 19 at 2:00 pm in the library’s reading room, located at 55 Main Street, Camden. The concert will feature a variety of familiar hymns and popular tunes, as well as some pieces composed specifically for handbells. The group will be accompanied on several…

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The Great Broadway Musicals with Michael Lund

Sunday, May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Michael Paul Lund who now resides in Maine has lectured on music and the arts all over the East coast including; New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts & Maine. His entire life and livelihood have been in the music industry. He will kick off his three lecture series devoted to the great Broadway musicals starting on Sunday, May 20th at 2 pm at the Camden Public Library. He will share fascinating information about each musical before playing authentic excerpts…

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Maine Student Book Award Club

Tuesday, May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join us for our May meeting of the Maine Student Book Award Club!  The 2017/2018 winner is Maxi's Secret by Maine's own Lynne Plourde!  Hear what other 4th-8th graders have to say about the books they're reading from the new MSBA list and books off the list!  It's a great opportunity to hear about great books from other kids.  Please call or stop by the library to let us know if you will be there.

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How to be Zero Waste/Plastic Free

Tuesday, May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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2018 is the year to begin your Zero Waste/Plastic Free journey. Claire T Weinberg, the mom in the mother/daughter seaweed skincare business Dulse & Rugosa will be speaking at the Camden Library on May 22. The Zero Waste/Plastic Free movement is focused on using less plastic in your life. “New Year resolutions can be tough, for me, it helps if they are structured for success. Small steps work best. I don’t recommend giving up plastic “cold turkey”- that’s guaranteed to…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, May 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, May 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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Bereavement Support Group

Wednesday, May 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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You are invited to join the Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers for an eight-week bereavement support group. Free, and open to all, the group will meet in the History Center of the Camden Public Library. 

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Documentary Visions of Reality

Thursday, May 24 @ 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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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, May 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 24, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Weekly, Thursdays, starting 9/21, 4-5:30pm Want to learn to build a video game? Design an app? Change the world through code? For girls 6th - 12th grades. Join this exciting group, which meets weekly through the school year on Thursdays, from 4-5:30 with the 1st meeting on 9/21. Sign up today, as space is limited for this great opportunity!   This club is free and equipment will be provided. More details and sign up at http://librarycamden.org/girlswhocode/

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, May 25 @ 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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Saturday Story Time!

Saturday, May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Loraine each Saturday for theme-based stories, crafts and fun! May 5th - Cinco de Mayo and stories from Mexico May 12th - Flower Stories for Camden is Blooming May 19th - Buzzing Bee Stories May 26th - All about Sheep!

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Simply Books! Book Group

Saturday, May 26 @ 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 23, 2018

One event on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

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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Library Closed for Memorial Day

Monday, May 28
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Public Library will be closed today in honor of Memorial Day.

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Make Shift Coffee House – Compassionate Conversation Across Political Differences

Tuesday, May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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About Make Shift Coffee House Good food.    Live music.    Real conversation. A Make Shift Coffee House is where people with differing political views can meet and learn from each other. There’s coffee and food and live music. Guided by a neutral moderator, all voices and views are heard and respected. It’s not about persuading each other. We ask questions and hear what’s important to the “other side.” It’s okay if we don’t agree. All are welcome. All that’s required is…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, May 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, May 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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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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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

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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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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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, June 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, June 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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Documentary Visions of Reality

Thursday, June 7 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Camden Chess Club

Friday, June 8 @ 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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Eastern Cougar: Wild Cats or Wild Imaginations

Tuesday, June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Dr. Mark McCollough, will be speaking the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, June 12 at 7:00 pm on the "Eastern Cougar: Wild Cats or Wild Imaginations." Mark is an endangered species biologist for the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the lead biologist for the eastern cougar. For five years he explored the possibility that a breeding population of cougars may persist in eastern North America. This research culminated in a 2011 status review concluding that the cougar was…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, June 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, June 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, June 15 @ 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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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, June 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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At its regularly scheduled reading and discussion group on the third Tuesday of the month, the Camden Philosophical Society meets to discuss a wide range of topics. Topics and readings will be announced in the weeks leading up to each event. Stay tuned for details, or email Sarah Miller at sarahmiller@usa.net.   

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Ode to Hunter S. Thompson

Tuesday, June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Opening with a documentary video presenting Author Hunter S. Thompsons many contributions to many decades of American culture. The second half of the event invites Author Eva Morris to read excerpts from her essay, 'Ode to Hunter S. Thompson', his last interview before his death. Then the event will finish with a brief Question and Answer segment.

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, June 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, June 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, June 22 @ 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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Simply Books! Book Group

Saturday, June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 23, 2018

One event on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 2:00pm

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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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, June 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, June 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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Lyme Time: Herbal Strategies for Going Into the Woods with Confidence

Thursday, June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Lyme Time: Herbal Strategies for Going Into the Woods with Confidence With the rise of fear around ticks and tick-borne illnesses, fewer people want to go outside. This paralyzing fear can be addressed with a number of easy to apply strategies. This class will discuss the ways we can be as vital as possible, to support our immune system, muscular-skeletal system, and nervous system so that our bodies are can resist infection. Information is power, and in this class we…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, June 29 @ 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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July 2018

Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, July 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, July 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Monday Night Movie Series

Monday, July 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Movies start at sunset in the outdoor Amphitheatre! Stay tuned for titles! 

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Walking Meditation with Journey to Health

Tuesday, July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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More details to come. 

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, July 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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At its regularly scheduled reading and discussion group on the third Tuesday of the month, the Camden Philosophical Society meets to discuss a wide range of topics. Topics and readings will be announced in the weeks leading up to each event. Stay tuned for details, or email Sarah Miller at sarahmiller@usa.net.   

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, July 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For children birth to age 2, every Wednesday morning at 10:00am in the Jean Picker Room.  Join Miss Amy for songs, finger plays, read-alouds and more!   A great opportunity for babies to interact with other babies of different ages and for caregivers to have some big people time!  Always a fun morning with the kids! Older siblings are always welcome.   Guests always welcome.  This will happen during school vacation week as well!  

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Author Event: Elizabeth Garber, “Implosion: The Architect’s Daughter”

Thursday, July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Implosion: The Architect's Daughter By Elizabeth Garber Elizabeth Garber’s father, visionary architect Woodie Garber, had already built his masterwork—the family’s glass-walled house—when he received the commission to create Sanders Hall, a glass tower dormitory at The University of Cincinnati. At the time, Elizabeth was still impressed with her brilliant father and his taste for modernism, jazz, art, and race cars. But as she grew up, her adoration faded. Woodie became more controlling. Belittling. Inappropriate. As the late 1960’s and early…

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