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A Week Packed Full of National Library Week Events!

Saturday, April 6 @ 2:00 pm - Saturday, April 13 @ 11:00 am

As part of its launch of the Campaign for the Future, the Camden Public Library will be celebrating libraries everywhere and, in particular, the Camden library! Events begin on Saturday, April 6, with the Edible Book Festival and the launch of the Campaign for the Future, and continue each day through Saturday, April 13. See the list below:

  • SATURDAY April 6
    Edible Book Festival

    • Participants display their edible book creations to be judged and devoured.
    • Winners earn prizes.
    • Come dressed as your favorite book character!
    • Learn about the Campaign for the Future fundraising effort and the lasting ways you can support your library.

    2:00 pm – Public viewing of the edible creations
    2:30 pm – Campaign announced and prizes awarded
    2:45 pm – Eat the treats!

    For details, including how to enter your submission in the Edible Book Festival, click here.

  • SUNDAY, April 7
    Hidden Treasures
    1:00-5:00 p.m. – Discover CPL hidden treasures, on display and online.
  • MONDAY, April 8
    Lifelong Learning
    All day – Learn about programs and services to enjoy, benefiting all ages, on display and online.
    Grab a handful of chocolate kisses from the library while you’re at it – mwah!
  • TUESDAY, April 9
    Support our Staff!
    All day – “Meet the staff” at the columns of the library in the rotunda
  • WEDNESDAY, April 10
    Walsh History Center Grand Re-Opening
    • 1:00 pm – Tour the updated Walsh History Center
    • 1:30 pm – Ribbon-cutting
  • THURSDAY, April 11
    Young Readers
    10:00 am – Multigenerational Storytime: 4- to 5-year-olds join grandparents and seniors
  • FRIDAY, April 12
    Historic Building and Parks
    10:00 and 2:00 – Tours of the library and parks
  • SATURDAY, April 13
    A View to Our Future
    10:00 am – Special Children’s Storytime about the Future


Saturday, April 6 @ 2:00 pm
Saturday, April 13 @ 11:00 am
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Camden Public Library
55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States