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Camden, ME 04843 United States
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December 2019

Coastal Mountains Land Trust Talk: Browntail Moth Informational Session

Thursday, December 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

This summer, you and probably a few of your neighbors had the misfortune to experience the dreaded Browntail moth.  Come to a talk at the Camden Public Library on Thursday, December 12 at 7:00pm to hear more about this invasive forest pest that continues to expand its range in Maine, bringing with it human health impacts.  Presenter Tom Schmeelk is an Entomologist with the Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry through the Maine Forest Service Insect & Disease Lab.  His…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, December 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 27, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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. December 6th - Happy Holiday decor December 13th - Reindeer! December 20th - Ho, Ho, Gnomeo! December 27th - Winter!

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, December 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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 Storytime

Saturday, December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 28, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Join Miss Loraine every Saturday for an all-ages story time.  Discover the magic of read-alouds and enjoy a related craft or activity. December 7th - No regular storytime.  Santa is visiting the library and will read "The Night Before Christmas" at 12 pm.  Pictures will follow. December 14th - Winter Holidays December 21st - Winter stories December 28th - Hibernation

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, December 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

For December, please join Miss Stephanie every Monday at 10:00  in the Children's Room. If your children love stories but have a hard time staying still, this story time made just for them! Our weekly informal read-aloud program for toddlers and preschoolers is held in the Children's room, where wiggling and playing while listening to stories is just fine!

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Puzzle Club!

Monday, December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Do you love working on puzzles? Join us at the Camden Public Library for a new club especially for people who enjoy puzzles. The club meets every Monday at 4:00 pm and is a great opportunity for puzzle fans to socialize and work together to complete puzzles. Puzzle Club will meet in the Rotunda. All ages welcome!

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, December 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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.  UPDATE: At its final gathering for the year, on Tuesday, Dec. 17, the Camden Philosophical Society will hold an open discussion of the interconnected themes we read, thought and talked…

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Learn About Local Job Opportunities with the U.S. Census Bureau

Tuesday, December 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The U.S. Constitution requires only that the decennial census be a population count. Since the first census in 1790 however, the need for useful information about the United States' population and economy became increasingly evident. 2020 is a census year, and the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the count. Nur Collins of the US Census Bureau will be holding an informational session to help interested members of the community learn about…

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Camden Conference Community Talk with Matt Storin: The Inner Life of Newspapers

Tuesday, December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

At a time when mainstream media is often under siege, the former editor of the Boston Globe will describe how newspapers make their decisions. Storin will explore the allegations of liberal bias against East Coast papers, what makes a good journalist, what is the future of print, and many other questions as seen from inside the business. The talk is free and open to all. Matt Storin served as editor of The Boston Globe from 1993 to 2001.  Earlier, he was…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, December 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.  

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, December 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 11, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Enjoy a different creative art project every week. Supplies provided, bring your own journal!

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Library Open Limited Hours for Staff Training Day

Thursday, December 19 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Library Staff will be having their annual training day. The Library will be open limited hours from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursday, December 19. Thank you!

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, December 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Our Girls Who Code club for 6th - 12th grade girls.  Our meetings are every Thursday (except vacations) from 4 to 5:30pm a the Camden Public Library.  All materials will be provided, and sign up is required.  Questions? Please call the library at 236-3440 or email Loraine at LMurray@librarycamden.org.

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Movie: About a Boy

Thursday, December 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Arguably one of the best unconventional Christmas movies, this charming, emotionally rich comedy-drama was adapted from Nick Hornby's bestselling novel. The film stars Hugh Grant as an irresponsible bachelor who, with the help of a complicated young boy, finally learns how to grow up. PG-13. 118 minutes. Free.

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, December 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, December 27, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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. December 6th - Happy Holiday decor December 13th - Reindeer! December 20th - Ho, Ho, Gnomeo! December 27th - Winter!

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, December 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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 Storytime

Saturday, December 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, December 28, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Join Miss Loraine every Saturday for an all-ages story time.  Discover the magic of read-alouds and enjoy a related craft or activity. December 7th - No regular storytime.  Santa is visiting the library and will read "The Night Before Christmas" at 12 pm.  Pictures will follow. December 14th - Winter Holidays December 21st - Winter stories December 28th - Hibernation

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, December 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

For December, please join Miss Stephanie every Monday at 10:00  in the Children's Room. If your children love stories but have a hard time staying still, this story time made just for them! Our weekly informal read-aloud program for toddlers and preschoolers is held in the Children's room, where wiggling and playing while listening to stories is just fine!

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Puzzle Club!

Monday, December 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Do you love working on puzzles? Join us at the Camden Public Library for a new club especially for people who enjoy puzzles. The club meets every Monday at 4:00 pm and is a great opportunity for puzzle fans to socialize and work together to complete puzzles. Puzzle Club will meet in the Rotunda. All ages welcome!

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Library Open Limited Hours for Christmas Eve Holiday

Tuesday, December 24
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The library will be open 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Christmas Eve.

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Library Closed for Christmas Day Holiday

Wednesday, December 25
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Thursday Story Hour

Thursday, December 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, December 26, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Join Miss Amy on Thursdays at 10:00 for stories geared toward four and five year-old children. Come join the magic and wonder of reading, through books, rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, puppets, dramatic play and thematic crafts. December 5th - Happy Holiday decor! December 14th - Reindeer! December 19th - NO STORYTIME - OPENING LATE FOR STAFF TRAINING December 26th - Winter!

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, December 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, December 27, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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. December 6th - Happy Holiday decor December 13th - Reindeer! December 20th - Ho, Ho, Gnomeo! December 27th - Winter!

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, December 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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 Storytime

Saturday, December 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, December 28, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Join Miss Loraine every Saturday for an all-ages story time.  Discover the magic of read-alouds and enjoy a related craft or activity. December 7th - No regular storytime.  Santa is visiting the library and will read "The Night Before Christmas" at 12 pm.  Pictures will follow. December 14th - Winter Holidays December 21st - Winter stories December 28th - Hibernation

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Simply Books Book Club

Saturday, December 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Sunday, May 24, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Simply Books! is the library’s book group for adults. The fall season for the book group begins Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Simply Books! is a book group 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 (usually the ones we’re loving and want to talk about!), and share it with the group.  Simply Books! meetings are on…

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, December 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

For December, please join Miss Stephanie every Monday at 10:00  in the Children's Room. If your children love stories but have a hard time staying still, this story time made just for them! Our weekly informal read-aloud program for toddlers and preschoolers is held in the Children's room, where wiggling and playing while listening to stories is just fine!

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Puzzle Club!

Monday, December 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Do you love working on puzzles? Join us at the Camden Public Library for a new club especially for people who enjoy puzzles. The club meets every Monday at 4:00 pm and is a great opportunity for puzzle fans to socialize and work together to complete puzzles. Puzzle Club will meet in the Rotunda. All ages welcome!

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Library Open Limited Hours

Tuesday, December 31 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The library will be open 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on New Year's Eve.

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January 2020

Library Closed for New Year’s Day Holiday

Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Artist of the Month: Joan Marshall Losee — Beyond the Coast: A Portrait of Maine Farms and Landscapes

Thursday, January 2, 2020
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Joan Marshall Losee's show, Beyond the Coast: A Portrait of Maine Farms and Landscapes, will be on exhibit in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library throughout the month of January. Losee, a fine art painter based in Camden, has assembled a show that reflects her intrigue over the past two years with the farms and landscapes of inland Maine. "Many of my paintings reflect this interest," says Losee, "and the experience has broadened my knowledge of Maine and its vast…

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Tech Talk Thursday: Backing Up Your Devices

Thursday, January 2, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Daniel Hart, of Hart Computers, will be offering a series of tech talks on the first Thursdays of the month. These talks will cover a different topic each month and are designed to help take some of the mystery and confusion out of navigating the ever-changing world of computers, the internet, and hand-held personal devices. These classes are FREE and open to the public.  Daniel Hart’s presentation will be on the topic of Backing Up Your Devices; mainly focusing on…

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, January 2, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Our Girls Who Code club for 6th - 12th grade girls.  Our meetings are every Thursday (except vacations) from 4 to 5:30pm a the Camden Public Library.  All materials will be provided, and sign up is required.  Questions? Please call the library at 236-3440 or email Loraine at LMurray@librarycamden.org.

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, January 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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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Artist’s Reception for Joan Marshall Losee – January Artist of the Month

Saturday, January 4, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library will be hosting an artist's reception for Joan Losee, the January Artist of the Month, in the Picker Room on Saturday, Janaury 4, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Losee, a fine art painter based in Camden, has assembled a show called Beyond the Coast: A Portrait of Maine Farms and Landscapes that reflects her intrigue over the past two years with the farms and landscapes of inland Maine. "Many of my paintings reflect this interest," says Losee,…

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Puzzle Club!

Monday, January 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Do you love working on puzzles? Join us at the Camden Public Library for a new club especially for people who enjoy puzzles. The club meets every Monday at 4:00 pm and is a great opportunity for puzzle fans to socialize and work together to complete puzzles. Puzzle Club will meet in the Rotunda. All ages welcome!

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New Ventures Maine – Envisioning Your Future Workshop

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

New Ventures Maine creates an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their career, financial, and small business goals. Through tuition-free classes and individual coaching, we help people find good jobs, start or return to college, launch small businesses, manage their money and build their assets. This workshop will help you to envision what you want to be doing in ten years' time. This is a powerful exercise that will allow you to find motivation to make your dreams a…

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Author Talk with Robert Klose: “Life on Mars”

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Robert Klose's sixth book — and second novel — is his most pointed and daring. Life on Mars (July 2019) takes a satirical look at evolution vs. Intelligent Design — a sort of feint by anti-evolutionists to get creationism into the classroom by assiduously avoiding the mention of God. Instead, reference is made to a “higher” or “superior” intelligence. But what if the Intelligent Design folks are right and the evolutionists are wrong?  In something of an absurdist recap of…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @ 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.  

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 11, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Enjoy a different creative art project every week. Supplies provided, bring your own journal!

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Our Girls Who Code club for 6th - 12th grade girls.  Our meetings are every Thursday (except vacations) from 4 to 5:30pm a the Camden Public Library.  All materials will be provided, and sign up is required.  Questions? Please call the library at 236-3440 or email Loraine at LMurray@librarycamden.org.

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Coastal Mountains Land Trust Talk: What Hides Under the Ice?

Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Do you ever wonder what hides under the ice of a frozen Maine pond? Have you ever witnessed close up the springtime explosion of amphibian life that follows winter? Join Maine Master Naturalist and photographer Edwin Barkdoll for an evening of exploring life under the ice culminating in the annual amphibian emergence and migration. We will examine many creatures, from nearly microscopic crustaceans to the shy salamanders and boisterous frogs who emerge after ice breakup. Expect to leave and never…

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New Ventures Maine: Building Confidence Class

Friday, January 10, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 11:30am

One event on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11:30am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

New Ventures Maine creates an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their career, financial, and small business goals. Through tuition-free classes and individual coaching, we help people find good jobs, start or return to college, launch small businesses, manage their money and build their assets. Class description: Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this class to assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help you…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, January 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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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Jumpstart January Series – Envelope Pocket Portfolios

Saturday, January 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Every January, the Camden Public Library hosts a series of workshops to inspire the community to get creative and learn new skills during one of the coldest, darkest months of the year.  During this session, local mixed-media fiber artist and writer Robinsunne will teach participants how to use everyday paper materials, like maps, to create beautiful and unique pocket portfolios.  Robinsunne's Statement About Envelope Pocket Portfolios:  "Delight and surprise your mind by creating an interactive small art journal that we like…

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Cyber Sundays Tech Help by Appointment

Sunday, January 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The 2nd Sunday of every month
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Once a month, on the second Sunday we 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. Sign up here! FAQ: 1). How long are the appointments? Each appointment is 30-45 minutes long. Sign up here. 2). Do I need a Camden Public Library card to make an appointment? Yes. Camden residents receive a…

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New Ventures Maine – Money Saving Tips & Habits

Monday, January 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

New Ventures Maine creates an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their career, financial, and small business goals. Through tuition-free classes and individual coaching, we help people find good jobs, start or return to college, launch small businesses, manage their money and build their assets. Do you wish you could set aside (or save) more money towards your goals? Come and share what works for you, and learn some new tips and money-savings habits as well.   For more…

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Puzzle Club!

Monday, January 13, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Do you love working on puzzles? Join us at the Camden Public Library for a new club especially for people who enjoy puzzles. The club meets every Monday at 4:00 pm and is a great opportunity for puzzle fans to socialize and work together to complete puzzles. Puzzle Club will meet in the Rotunda. All ages welcome!

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Tuesday Book Club

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The book for this month is The Guest Book (F) by Sarah Blake – Tells the story of three generations of the Milton family (an old money family who summer on their own island off the coast of Maine) and the secrets they keep – buried secrets that eventually come to light for a painful reckoning.            Meets second Tuesdays of the month at 1:00 pm. New members always welcome!

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Knitting at the Library

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 4:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Join us at the library for our monthly knitting program! This program is for 6th graders through adults, and no experience is needed.  You can join us with your own project or learn to knit with us!  Needles and yarn provided if you don't have your own.

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Maine Student Book Award

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 5:30pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Join us for our monthly meeting and hear what other 4th - 8th graders have to say about the books they're reading.  Books can be from the 2019-2020 MSBA list or off the list!  Did you read a book you loved or really didn't like?  We want to hear about it! Please let us know if you will be there. 236-3440.

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Jumpstart January Series – Papercutting

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Every January, the Camden Public Library hosts a series of workshops to inspire the community to get creative and learn new skills during one of the coldest, darkest months of the year.  During this session, librarian Loraine will teach the basic skills used in the ancient art of papercutting. Using sharp blades and paper participants can make some truly beautiful designs. Templates will be available for use, or participants can create their own. All of the Jumpstart January program are designed…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 @ 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.  

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 11, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Enjoy a different creative art project every week. Supplies provided, bring your own journal!

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, January 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Our Girls Who Code club for 6th - 12th grade girls.  Our meetings are every Thursday (except vacations) from 4 to 5:30pm a the Camden Public Library.  All materials will be provided, and sign up is required.  Questions? Please call the library at 236-3440 or email Loraine at LMurray@librarycamden.org.

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Mid-Coast Audubon Series – Coastal Acidification and Water Quality

Thursday, January 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library and The Mid-Coast Audubon Society will host a talk by Sarah Gladu, Director of Education and Environmental Monitoring for Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust, and the Chair of the Maine Coastal Observing Alliance (https://mcoascience.org/). MCOA is an alliance of non-profits collecting water quality data from the Mid-coast region, with a focus on coastal acidification and understanding the relationship between nutrients in estuaries and pH. When excessive nutrients enter estuaries, coastal acidification can increase, which has negative implications…

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New Ventures Maine: Building Confidence Class

Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 11:30am

One event on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11:30am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

New Ventures Maine creates an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their career, financial, and small business goals. Through tuition-free classes and individual coaching, we help people find good jobs, start or return to college, launch small businesses, manage their money and build their assets. Class description: Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this class to assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help you…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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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Bicentennial Series: David Cheever Presents “Ready or Not: Statehood Comes to Maine”

Sunday, January 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Throughout 2020, the Camden Public Library will be celebrating Maine's Bicentennial with a series of dynamic programs that touch on the many facets of the state's history.  The first program of 2020 will be part of a winter series of Sunday afternoon talks co-hosted by the Camden-Rockport Historical Society. As an introduction to the Bicentennial, David Cheever's program will delve into the little known facts that influenced the formation of the State of Maine from before 1820 and leading up to…

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Library Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Monday, January 20, 2020
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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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Camden Conference Community Talk with Pearl Benjamin – Making Change With Gen Z

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Gen Z has an uncertain future. Our environment, democracy, economy, and way of life are being threatened by a changing climate, increasing debt, and harsh political atmosphere. In a time when the futures of young people are so relevant to today’s politics, teenagers need a platform to stand up and speak out. But a generational divide keeps activists of different ages from experiencing critical media the same way. How can boomers and teenagers work together to make change? How can…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 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.  

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 11, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Enjoy a different creative art project every week. Supplies provided, bring your own journal!

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Our Girls Who Code club for 6th - 12th grade girls.  Our meetings are every Thursday (except vacations) from 4 to 5:30pm a the Camden Public Library.  All materials will be provided, and sign up is required.  Questions? Please call the library at 236-3440 or email Loraine at LMurray@librarycamden.org.

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New Ventures Maine: Building Confidence Class

Friday, January 24, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, January 17, 2020 at 11:30am

One event on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 11:30am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

New Ventures Maine creates an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their career, financial, and small business goals. Through tuition-free classes and individual coaching, we help people find good jobs, start or return to college, launch small businesses, manage their money and build their assets. Class description: Whether you are looking for a job, starting a business, or simply want to be more confident, attend this class to assess your confidence and learn concrete tools to help you…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, January 24, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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 Club

Saturday, January 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Sunday, May 24, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Simply Books! is the library’s book group for adults. The fall season for the book group begins Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm. Simply Books! is a book group 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 (usually the ones we’re loving and want to talk about!), and share it with the group.  Simply Books! meetings are on…

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Puzzle Club!

Monday, January 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Do you love working on puzzles? Join us at the Camden Public Library for a new club especially for people who enjoy puzzles. The club meets every Monday at 4:00 pm and is a great opportunity for puzzle fans to socialize and work together to complete puzzles. Puzzle Club will meet in the Rotunda. All ages welcome!

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Stewardship Education Alliance (SEA) Presentation

Monday, January 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Stewardship Education Alliance (SEA) invites the public to join them at the Camden Public Library to learn about and celebrate the accomplishments of their recent programs. Students and teachers from SEA funded programs will discuss and present their work. Representatives from SEA will also be on hand to discuss the grant program and opportunities for 2020.  SEA's mission is to increase community awareness of the ways we can be better stewards of our watershed, harbor, and ocean. The organization awards…

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Camden Garden Club Winter Horticulture Series

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library is delighted to host the Camden Garden Club's 2020 Winter Horticulture Series on Tuesdays beginning January 28 and running through February 25. The talks are free and open to the public. Below is the list of program speakers and topics. Please check back for additional details closer to the program date. You can find out more information about the Camden Garden Club on their website: https://www.camdengardenclub.org/ January 28, 2020  Speaker: Heron Breen, Fedco Seeds Coordinator of Research…

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Jumpstart January Series – Doodle Stitching & Embroidery

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Every January, the Camden Public Library hosts a series of workshops to inspire the community to get creative and learn new skills during one of the coldest, darkest months of the year.  During this session, librarian Amy will review the art of doodle stitching and embroidery and teach basic stitching techniques. Participants should bring a piece of clothing, a cloth purse, or any item made of thin fabric to embellish with embroidery. Needles, thread and embroidery hoops will be provided. …

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 @ 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.  

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 11, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Enjoy a different creative art project every week. Supplies provided, bring your own journal!

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Our Girls Who Code club for 6th - 12th grade girls.  Our meetings are every Thursday (except vacations) from 4 to 5:30pm a the Camden Public Library.  All materials will be provided, and sign up is required.  Questions? Please call the library at 236-3440 or email Loraine at LMurray@librarycamden.org.

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Jumpstart January Series – Colonial Cooking for the Modern Kitchen

Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Every January, the Camden Public Library hosts a series of workshops to inspire the community to get creative and learn new skills during one of the coldest, darkest months of the year.  During this session, Programs Coordinator Julia will review popular recipes from Colonial New England Cookbooks and teach participants how to adapt and recreate the recipes in a modern kitchen. Participants will make switchel, shrub, a homemade salad dressing, and journey cakes. All of the Jumpstart January program are…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, January 31, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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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February 2020

Puzzle Club!

Monday, February 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Do you love working on puzzles? Join us at the Camden Public Library for a new club especially for people who enjoy puzzles. The club meets every Monday at 4:00 pm and is a great opportunity for puzzle fans to socialize and work together to complete puzzles. Puzzle Club will meet in the Rotunda. All ages welcome!

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Camden Garden Club Winter Horticulture Series

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library is delighted to host the Camden Garden Club's 2020 Winter Horticulture Series on Tuesdays beginning January 28 and running through February 25. The talks are free and open to the public. Below is the list of program speakers and topics. Please check back for additional details closer to the program date. You can find out more information about the Camden Garden Club on their website: https://www.camdengardenclub.org/ January 28, 2020  Speaker: Heron Breen, Fedco Seeds Coordinator of Research…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 @ 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.  

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 11, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Enjoy a different creative art project every week. Supplies provided, bring your own journal!

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, February 6, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Our Girls Who Code club for 6th - 12th grade girls.  Our meetings are every Thursday (except vacations) from 4 to 5:30pm a the Camden Public Library.  All materials will be provided, and sign up is required.  Questions? Please call the library at 236-3440 or email Loraine at LMurray@librarycamden.org.

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, February 7, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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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Cyber Sundays Tech Help by Appointment

Sunday, February 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The 2nd Sunday of every month
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Once a month, on the second Sunday we 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. Sign up here! FAQ: 1). How long are the appointments? Each appointment is 30-45 minutes long. Sign up here. 2). Do I need a Camden Public Library card to make an appointment? Yes. Camden residents receive a…

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Paul Robeson: The Life and Times of a Great American Voice

Sunday, February 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

As part of the library's Black History Month programming, Camden favorite Michael Paul Lund of Serendipity Recordings returns to deliver an inspiring talk on the life of the multi-talented and prolific Paul Robeson. Lund says this is his favorite theatrical lecture topic, and he has delivered it in four different states:  New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, and Maine.  Robeson was a highly educated scholar and lawyer who spoke eight languages fluently and sang in twelve. He was famous both for his cultural…

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Puzzle Club!

Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Do you love working on puzzles? Join us at the Camden Public Library for a new club especially for people who enjoy puzzles. The club meets every Monday at 4:00 pm and is a great opportunity for puzzle fans to socialize and work together to complete puzzles. Puzzle Club will meet in the Rotunda. All ages welcome!

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Camden Garden Club Winter Horticulture Series

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library is delighted to host the Camden Garden Club's 2020 Winter Horticulture Series on Tuesdays beginning January 28 and running through February 25. The talks are free and open to the public. Below is the list of program speakers and topics. Please check back for additional details closer to the program date. You can find out more information about the Camden Garden Club on their website: https://www.camdengardenclub.org/ January 28, 2020  Speaker: Heron Breen, Fedco Seeds Coordinator of Research…

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Tuesday Book Club

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The book for this month is The Line Becomes a River (NF) by Francisco Cantu - For Francisco Cantú the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter of a Mexican immigrant, raised him in the scrublands of the Southwest. Cantú joins the Border Patrol. Plagued by nightmares, he abandons the Patrol for civilian life. But when an immigrant friend travels to Mexico to visit his dying mother and does not return, Cantú discovers that the border…

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Knitting at the Library

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 4:00pm

One event on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 4:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Join us at the library for our monthly knitting program! This program is for 6th graders through adults, and no experience is needed.  You can join us with your own project or learn to knit with us!  Needles and yarn provided if you don't have your own.

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Maine Student Book Award

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 5:30pm

One event on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 5:30pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Join us for our monthly meeting and hear what other 4th - 8th graders have to say about the books they're reading.  Books can be from the 2019-2020 MSBA list or off the list!  Did you read a book you loved or really didn't like?  We want to hear about it! Please let us know if you will be there. 236-3440.

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Exploring Art – “Windows into Eternity – Exploring Mary in Iconography”

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

We are a civilization engulfed in images: advertisements, notices, sign posts, unprecedented in human history. “Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?” TS Eliot prophetically wrote some 80 years ago. Painter, photographer, and filmmaker Kathryn Oliver will discuss the sacred symbolism of Eastern Iconography. Oliver will talk about how iconography, known as "Windows into Eternity" points past itself to a larger cosmic mystery. She will focus on the influence and…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 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.  

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until Thursday, June 11, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Enjoy a different creative art project every week. Supplies provided, bring your own journal!

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, February 13, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 9, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Our Girls Who Code club for 6th - 12th grade girls.  Our meetings are every Thursday (except vacations) from 4 to 5:30pm a the Camden Public Library.  All materials will be provided, and sign up is required.  Questions? Please call the library at 236-3440 or email Loraine at LMurray@librarycamden.org.

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New Ventures Maine – Envisioning Your Future Workshop

Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

New Ventures Maine creates an empowering environment for Maine people to define and achieve their career, financial, and small business goals. Through tuition-free classes and individual coaching, we help people find good jobs, start or return to college, launch small businesses, manage their money and build their assets. This workshop will help you to envision what you want to be doing in ten years' time. This is a powerful exercise that will allow you to find motivation to make your dreams a…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, February 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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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Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad Along the Coast of Maine

Sunday, February 16, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Slavery in America played a defining role in Maine’s history and identity. The 200th anniversary of Maine’s statehood is a good time to recognize how much effect the issue of slavery and race had on the existence and the character of the State of Maine. Eileen Kurtis-Kleinman will present a talk on “Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad Along the Coast of Maine” on Sunday, February 16, at 2:00 pm at the Camden Public Library.  Author and educator Kurtis-Kleinman will discuss colonial Maine’s…

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Puzzle Club!

Monday, February 17, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Do you love working on puzzles? Join us at the Camden Public Library for a new club especially for people who enjoy puzzles. The club meets every Monday at 4:00 pm and is a great opportunity for puzzle fans to socialize and work together to complete puzzles. Puzzle Club will meet in the Rotunda. All ages welcome!

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Camden Garden Club Winter Horticulture Series

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library is delighted to host the Camden Garden Club's 2020 Winter Horticulture Series on Tuesdays beginning January 28 and running through February 25. The talks are free and open to the public. Below is the list of program speakers and topics. Please check back for additional details closer to the program date. You can find out more information about the Camden Garden Club on their website: https://www.camdengardenclub.org/ January 28, 2020  Speaker: Heron Breen, Fedco Seeds Coordinator of Research…

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

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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