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Camden, ME 04843 United States
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February 2020

Mid-Coast Audubon Talk with Geology Professor Beth Koffman

Thursday, February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Bess G. Koffman, Assistant Professor of Geology at Colby College will present — Climate Change: How Do We Know? How do we know that Earth’s climate is changing? How do current trends fit into longer-term, natural cycles of climate change? How will changes in global climate impact us here in Maine? This talk will focus on establishing the evidence for present-day climate change, and placing it in the context of past climate changes. We will use data from a range…

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Friday Story Hour

Friday, February 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, February 28, 2020

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. Feb. 7th - Clifford's Birthday Feb. 14th - Love Stories! Feb. 21st - Yeti Tales! Feb 28th - Elephants!

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Brilliant Bookmaking Camp!

Friday, February 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:30 am

One event on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:30 am

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

For all school-aged children: Join Miss Amy and Miss Loraine for 3 days during February vacation!  From 11:30 to 12:30 on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during vacation week, we will create our own books! Day 1 - We will make and bind our own books Day 2 - We will be writing, drawing, etc. to create our stories or comics & then begin transferring to our books. Day 3 - We will finalize our writing and drawing, adding color and…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, February 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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, February 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 29, 2020

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. February 8th - Sledding! February 15th- Presidential Stories! February 22nd - Ice Skating! February 29th - Panda Tales!

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Simply Books Book Club

Saturday, February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm 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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Artists’ Reception for “Quilting in Coastal Maine” Exhibit in Gallery

Saturday, February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Nothing makes you feel cozy on a chilly winter day quite like a homemade quilt! During the month of February, visit the Picker Room at the Camden Public Library to view an outstanding collection of quilts and fabric art produced by the talented members of two local guilds. The public will have an opportunity to meet the quilters at their reception on Saturday, February 22, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Coastal Quilters of Midcoast Maine "Many of our quilters had…

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 29, 2020

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

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, February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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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YA Book Lovers Group

Tuesday, February 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

If you are a young adult, or just love young adult books, please join us for the YA Book Lovers Club!  We will decide on on February book at our January meeting.

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Hester Kohl Presents: Finding Joyful Movement in Winter

Tuesday, February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

We’ve all heard the benefits of physical activity, yet it’s hard to keep moving consistently, especially during Maine’s winters.  How many times have you thought, “I really should add more physical activity to my life."  But what about adding life to your physical activity?  In this program you will learn how to replace negative thoughts about exercise with positive, empowering thoughts that help you get moving; how to select activities based on your “exercise personality”; and learn how to use balance, variety and moderation…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, February 26 @ 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 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Thursday Story Hour

Thursday, February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, February 27, 2020

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. Feb. 6th - Clifford's Birthday! Feb. 13th - Love Stories! Feb. 20th - Yeti Tales! Feb. 27th - Elephants!

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Friday Story Hour

Friday, February 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, February 28, 2020

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. Feb. 7th - Clifford's Birthday Feb. 14th - Love Stories! Feb. 21st - Yeti Tales! Feb 28th - Elephants!

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, February 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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, February 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, February 29, 2020

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. February 8th - Sledding! February 15th- Presidential Stories! February 22nd - Ice Skating! February 29th - Panda Tales!

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March 2020

In the Gallery: Artist Peter Yesis’ Show — The Appeal of Soft Realism

Sunday, March 1
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Appeal of Soft Realism, paintings by local artist Peter Yesis, will be on exhibit in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library throughout the month of March. The artist's reception will be held on Thursday, March 5, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Working from his home studio in Searsport, Maine, Peter explores new ways to convey his thoughts and feelings with oil paint as he renders scenes of nature in a soft realistic style. "When I am…

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The Memoirist’s Dilemma: A Memoir Writing Class With Lee Heffner

Monday, March 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Recurring Event
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Every writer struggles with TRUTH. It is a particular battle for the memoir writer. The Memoirist’s Dilemma helps you navigate the sometimes-murky waters oflife to write your story. We pinpoint the relevant and relative scope, time frame, and truth of your story. As Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” If you’ve considered writing a memoir, ask yourself, if not now, when? Write your story; you’re the only expert on your life.Suggested reading: On Writing, Stephen King, ISBN…

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 29, 2020

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

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, March 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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 Conference Wrap-up and Discussion

Tuesday, March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

An opportunity to review and discuss the "best-of" this year's Camden Conference, The Media Revolution: Changing the World. Moderated by Camden Conference President Matthew Storin. More details to come.

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, March 4 @ 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, March 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Tech Talk Thursday: Troubleshooting At Home

Thursday, March 5 @ 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 Troubleshooting at Home. The talk will focus on…

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, March 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Artist’s Reception for Peter Yesis’ Show — The Appeal of Soft Realism

Thursday, March 5 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Appeal of Soft Realism, paintings by local artist Peter Yesis, will be on exhibit in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library throughout the month of March. The artist's reception will be held on Thursday, March 5, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Working from his home studio in Searsport, Maine, Peter explores new ways to convey his thoughts and feelings with oil paint as he renders scenes of nature in a soft realistic style. "When I am…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, March 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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, March 8 @ 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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Conscious Parenting Workshop Series

Sunday, March 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm

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

Jess Day and Nell Dailey work with parents and children who struggle with trying to "do it all." In a time when anxiety is on the rise and finding balance is difficult, their passion is to help families develop, nurture, and sustain core family values. Day and Dailey will offer a FREE series of monthly 90-minute workshops at the library to address strategies for effective family communication and creating meaningful connections. Sunday, March 8, 2:00 PM: Session 1 — Parenting…

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The Memoirist’s Dilemma: A Memoir Writing Class With Lee Heffner

Monday, March 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Recurring Event
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Every writer struggles with TRUTH. It is a particular battle for the memoir writer. The Memoirist’s Dilemma helps you navigate the sometimes-murky waters oflife to write your story. We pinpoint the relevant and relative scope, time frame, and truth of your story. As Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” If you’ve considered writing a memoir, ask yourself, if not now, when? Write your story; you’re the only expert on your life.Suggested reading: On Writing, Stephen King, ISBN…

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, March 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 29, 2020

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

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, March 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Changes to your IRA under the Secure Act: What you need to know

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

Many of us have saved more for our retirement than we plan on spending. The Secure act profoundly changes how surviving spouses, disabled children, and others may benefit from an inherit qualified retirement account, IRA, 401k, 503b, or simple plan.  In plain language, Estate planning attorney Jesse Bifulco will summarize the Secure Act changes. He’ll also illustrate the pitfalls of improper beneficiary designations, and show how and when to use trusts to protect the loss of retirement funds due to a surviving spouse’ nursing home costs, the higher income tax exposure under the new rules, and ways to reduce or lessen taxes, and how to protect beneficiaries of an inherited IRA or retirement account from a beneficiary's divorcing…

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Tuesday Book Club

Tuesday, March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The book for this month is Open Season (F) by Archer Mayor - Open Season concerns a mysterious man in a ski mask, who forces the police to reopen an old murder case by compromising all the members of the old jury. Joe, soon realizing that his department is being used as a stalking horse to flush out the real murderer, must discover who that person is, before the man in the ski mask gets to him first.   Meets second Tuesdays…

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Knitting at the Library

Tuesday, March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 5:30 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Homebuyer Education

Tuesday, March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

On Tuesday, March 10th, at 7:00 pm, the Camden Public Library will host a Homebuyer Education presentation on how to prepare, understand, and navigate the homebuying process. Ryan MacGlashing, Licensed Real Estate Professional with the Bean Group, will discuss the important factors of financial preparation, credit impact, and cover the steps in becoming a homeowner. MacGlashing, self described as "the people's real estate agent," prides himself in his dedication to education with a focus on the importance of critically understanding…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, March 11 @ 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, March 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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MODERN ELDER TECH: Internet Safety and Privacy

Thursday, March 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Hugo Heriz-Smith is introducing a new branch of his computer consulting company called Modern Elder Tech. People born before the digital revolution may find themselves occasionally overwhelmed with technology. Things continue to evolve quickly, and it’s getting more challenging to know what you need to know! Join us for a FREE introductory session to become antiquated with Modern Elder Tech and discuss Internet Safety and privacy issues. Heriz-Smith will be specifically catering to the learning style and relevant needs of the…

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, March 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Second Thursday Book Group: Women Who Run with the Wolves

Thursday, March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

“Women Who Run with the Wolves isn’t just another book. It’s a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love,” said Alice Walker in 1992 of Jungian analyst and  storyteller Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes' ground-breaking book.  “Within every woman lies a wild and natural creature, a powerful force filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman but she is an endangered species.” Almost forty years have passed since Dr. Estes first wrote those words.  Today the call has never…

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Megunticook Restoration Project Series: Jeff Reardon, Maine Brook Trout Project Director for Trout Unlimited

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

The Town of Camden will be presenting a series of talks to provide information to the community about the proposed Megunticook Restoration Project. These talks will allow Camden citizens a chance to hear from involved parties, ask questions, and voice their thoughts. The first speaker in the series is Jeff Reardon. Reardon is the Maine Brook Trout Project Director for Trout Unlimited, and has worked for Trout Unlimited since 1999.  He’s been involved with more than a dozen potential, failed,…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, March 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Mycological Society Talk with David Spahr

Saturday, March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Mycologist and author David Spahr will give a free presentation on Inonotus obliquus, better known as chaga, an ingredient you have probably seen for sale in products ranging from tea to beer.  Come learn about thebiology and of this northern fungus and what makes it so special tohumans.

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Bicentennial Series — The Unbroken Thread: 200 Years of Spinning and Weaving in Maine

Sunday, March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Throughout 2020, the Camden Public Library will celebrate Maine’s Bicentennial with a collection of captivating programs on many facets of the State’s history. The next program in our series brings to light the history of fiber work in Maine. The program will explore spinning and weaving practices of the past and discuss how these skills and traditions connect to Maine's future. Three Fiber Artists will weave together stories and demonstrations: Susanne Grosjean, an expert on early American spinning wheels, will…

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The Memoirist’s Dilemma: A Memoir Writing Class With Lee Heffner

Monday, March 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Recurring Event
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Every writer struggles with TRUTH. It is a particular battle for the memoir writer. The Memoirist’s Dilemma helps you navigate the sometimes-murky waters oflife to write your story. We pinpoint the relevant and relative scope, time frame, and truth of your story. As Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” If you’ve considered writing a memoir, ask yourself, if not now, when? Write your story; you’re the only expert on your life.Suggested reading: On Writing, Stephen King, ISBN…

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 29, 2020

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

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, March 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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, March 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:30 pm 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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Global Warming: Moving Beyond the Problem to Solutions

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

  Dave Oakes, Ed.D., Co-director of the Center for Ecological Living and Learning (CELL) will deliver an interactive talk from the perspective that global warming is real and is happening now.  His talk will discuss theories about how climate change is exacerbated by human activity – specifically, the excessive burning of fossil fuels which pumps heat-trapping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and warms our planet. Oakes declares, "Science clearly explains how this is happening, and most people accept the scientific…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, March 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
+ Google Map

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, March 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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, March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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: Using Trail Cameras to Study Wildlife Behavior

Thursday, March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library and Mid-Coast Audubon will host Janet Pesaturo for a presentation on camera trapping. Pesaturo is a conservation biologist, certified tracker and writer who travels around the country tracking and camera trapping everything from mouse to moose. In 2018, her first book was published: Camera Trapping Guide: Tracks, Sign and Behavior of Eastern Wildlife. This one-hour talk followed by book sale and signing, will introduce trail cameras – how they work and how to set them up –…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, March 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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The Memoirist’s Dilemma: A Memoir Writing Class With Lee Heffner

Monday, March 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Recurring Event
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Every writer struggles with TRUTH. It is a particular battle for the memoir writer. The Memoirist’s Dilemma helps you navigate the sometimes-murky waters oflife to write your story. We pinpoint the relevant and relative scope, time frame, and truth of your story. As Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” If you’ve considered writing a memoir, ask yourself, if not now, when? Write your story; you’re the only expert on your life.Suggested reading: On Writing, Stephen King, ISBN…

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 29, 2020

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

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, March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Permaculture & Regenerative Food Systems

Tuesday, March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

In this presentation Rockland-based permaculture designer, teacher, and builder Jesse Watson will discuss an overview of the permaculture design process.  He will highlight permaculture design principles and methods by looking at some case studies in Maine.  Watson will begin by asking: how can we grow our own food and heal ecosystems at the same time?  And we will dare to imagine ecosystems designed to produce food and other useful products for all species? In this presentation Watson will discuss how to…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, March 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.  

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, March 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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, March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Side by Side: Tales from Behind the Canvas

Thursday, March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Paint brushes aside, what does it take to launch a fine art career? Once begun, when does an aspiring artist actually arrive? Kim Yesis discusses her husband’s challenging journey into art from her vantage point behind the canvas using readings, anecdotes and imagery and recounts the emerging strength of her pen.  Yesis has a BA from Rutgers University and a Masters degree in Counseling from Marshall University. She has worked over 35 years in business management and is a perpetual…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, March 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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, March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm 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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“Summons” — A Poetry Reading by Linda Shepard

Sunday, March 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

In September of 2019, the Camden Public Library hosted a vibrant and captivating exhibit of fabric art by the very talented Linda Shepard.  For her next project, Shepard shifts from quilting to the quill, so to speak. She will debut and read from her newly published book of poems: Summons.    In Summons, Shepard turns her eyes and heart to the beauty and mystery of the Seasons. She looks to the Lessons learned from life’s teachers: emotional challenges, relationships, and the gifts from mindfulness. Seeking a…

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The Memoirist’s Dilemma: A Memoir Writing Class With Lee Heffner

Monday, March 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Recurring Event
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Every writer struggles with TRUTH. It is a particular battle for the memoir writer. The Memoirist’s Dilemma helps you navigate the sometimes-murky waters oflife to write your story. We pinpoint the relevant and relative scope, time frame, and truth of your story. As Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” If you’ve considered writing a memoir, ask yourself, if not now, when? Write your story; you’re the only expert on your life.Suggested reading: On Writing, Stephen King, ISBN…

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, March 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 29, 2020

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

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, March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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 Americans in Our Home Town?

Tuesday, March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Members of Camden’s New Mainers Coastal Task Force will host an informative evening to discuss this exciting new possibility.  Please come and join the conversation.  All are welcome!

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April 2020

Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, April 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
+ Google Map

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, April 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Tech Talk Thursday: The Basics of Apple Operating Systems (macOS)

Thursday, April 2 @ 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 The Basics of macOS  (Apple operations systems…

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Girls Who Code Club

Thursday, April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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, April 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Conscious Parenting Workshop Series

Sunday, April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm

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

Jess Day and Nell Dailey work with parents and children who struggle with trying to "do it all." In a time when anxiety is on the rise and finding balance is difficult, their passion is to help families develop, nurture, and sustain core family values. Day and Dailey will offer a FREE series of monthly 90-minute workshops at the library to address strategies for effective family communication and creating meaningful connections. Sunday, March 8, 2:00 PM: Session 1 — Parenting…

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The Memoirist’s Dilemma: A Memoir Writing Class With Lee Heffner

Monday, April 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Recurring Event
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Every writer struggles with TRUTH. It is a particular battle for the memoir writer. The Memoirist’s Dilemma helps you navigate the sometimes-murky waters oflife to write your story. We pinpoint the relevant and relative scope, time frame, and truth of your story. As Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” If you’ve considered writing a memoir, ask yourself, if not now, when? Write your story; you’re the only expert on your life.Suggested reading: On Writing, Stephen King, ISBN…

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, April 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 29, 2020

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

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, April 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, April 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
+ Google Map

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, April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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, April 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Second Thursday Book Group: Women Who Run with the Wolves

Thursday, April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 6:30 pm

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

“Women Who Run with the Wolves isn’t just another book. It’s a gift of profound insight, wisdom, and love,” said Alice Walker in 1992 of Jungian analyst and  storyteller Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes' ground-breaking book.  “Within every woman lies a wild and natural creature, a powerful force filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing. Her name is Wild Woman but she is an endangered species.” Almost forty years have passed since Dr. Estes first wrote those words.  Today the call has never…

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Megunticook Restoration Project Series: Sheepscot River Initiative — A Community Driven Restoration Approach on Watershed Scale

Thursday, April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Town of Camden will be presenting a series of talks to provide information to the community about the proposed Megunticook Restoration Project. These talks will allow Camden citizens a chance to hear from involved parties, ask questions, and voice their thoughts. The second presenter in the series is Maranda Nemeth, who will discuss her experience with the Sheepscot River Initiative. The Sheepscot River, located along the coast in mid-coast Maine, supports all 12 species of native sea-run fish, including…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Mycological Society Talk with Greg Marley on Foraging Mushrooms in Maine and New England

Saturday, April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Local mycologist and author Greg Marley will give a presentation entitled"Mushrooming Foraging in Maine and New England; Trends, Favorites andStories." Mushrooming has taken hold across Maine and the US aspeople flock to the forest and fields chasing the elusive fantasticfungi.  This talk will report on the results of a survey of mushroomsin the Northeast.  What is the favorite mushroom for eating and howmany mushrooms are on your list.  Come add your voice to theconversation.

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Cyber Sundays Tech Help by Appointment

Sunday, April 12 @ 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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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until Monday, June 29, 2020

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

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, April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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, April 14 @ 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 has migrated with him,…

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Knitting at the Library

Tuesday, April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, April 15 @ 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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Quarry Hill’s “Adventures in Living Well” Program with Special Guest: Tess Gerritsen

Wednesday, April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Internationally known novelist Tess Gerritsen reflects on her evolution as a writer and offers tips for those with stories of their own to tell. Plus: why she’s now drawn to creating characters “of a certain age.” Selected Gerritsen titles will be available for purchase and signing. Admission will be free; however, seating is limited, and registration is required. Call 207-301-6116 or email. This event is part of Quarry Hill’s

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm 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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Poetry Workshop: Haiku — It’s Not What You Think

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

April 17 is International Haiku Poetry Day. In honor of the day, Kristen Lindquist and haiku students from her adult ed class will offer a special program: A 30-minute presentation on what haiku really is and how contemporary English-language poets write them. This will be followed by a 30-minute ginko (haiku walk) on the library grounds, after which participants will reconvene back inside and share what they've written! Haiku is probably the most popular poetic form practiced all over the world in…

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