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Camden, ME 04843 United States
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June 2019

Knitting at the Library

Tuesday, June 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 4:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join us at the library for a new monthly program - knitting!  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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Alpine Climbing in Patagonia – The Early Years

Tuesday, June 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Fitz Roy area of Patagonia, once the far frontier of world alpinism, is now a well-traveled center for climbing and trekking, but the mountains of Patagonia outside of the Fitz Roy group remain those of mystery and adventure. John Bragg has been traveling to this far tip of South America to climb and explore for more than 30 years. His multi-media presentation describes several of those expeditions, from the first ascent of Torre Egger to the second ascent of…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, June 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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YA Tie Dye

Wednesday, June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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For ages 13+, join us for an afternoon of tie dye.  Bring your own item to transform or get a shirt from us for $1.

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Thursday Story Hour

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

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy 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. June 6th - Keep our oceans clean! June 13th - Bubbles with Miss Loraine June 20th - Refugee stories June 27th - Sunglasses Day!

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Creative Art Journaling for Adults

Thursday, June 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, May 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, June 27, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy for different prompts every week. Supplies provided, bring your own journal!

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Maine Apple Cider Vinegar

Thursday, June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Bob Sewall is a long-time organic apple grower and former President of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners. After preparing his fields organically for two years using the Rodale method, he planted 550 trees to create what is now the oldest certified organic orchard in Maine still in operation. Besides farming, consulting and mentoring young farmers, he speaks to groups around the state about his organic apple cider vinegar, which was voted “Best of Maine” (Down East Magazine) in 2008, the…

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Friday Story Hour

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

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy on Fridays at 10:00 for two-and-three-year-olds. Come join the magic and wonder of reading, through books, rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, puppets, dramatic play and thematic crafts. June 7th - Keep our oceans clean! June 14th - Bubbles with Miss Loraine June 21st - Refugee stories June 28th - Sunglasses Day!

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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Saturday Storytime

Saturday, June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, June 29, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Loraine every Saturday for an all-ages story time.  Discover the magic of read-alouds and enjoy a related craft or activity. June 1st - Bubbles with Miss Amy June 8th - World Ocean Day June 15th - Fantastic Fathers June 22nd - Summer Stories June 29th - Let's go Camping!

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2019 Mid-Coast Maine BestLit Review Writing Workshops

Sunday, June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, July 28, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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2019 Mid-Coast Maine BestLit Review Writing Workshops Every Sunday 2-4 Literary Event Organizer and Promoter Eva Morris hosts weekly workshops for authors to work on their short story/essay/ play or script excerpt, from construction to self-editing to presentation, throughout the course of the summer. This year there will be a modest fee for authors to be videotaped for their own evaluation and improvement, photographed for a good headshot, and one class will be dedicated to establishing authors online. This is…

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July 2019

Beyond Acadia: Off the Beaten Path With Rich Bard

Tuesday, July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Beyond Acadia is the very first travel guide covering the area of coast roughly between Acadia National Park and Canada. There are countless ways to engage with the natural world in the Bold Coast area, from dozens of hiking trails to myriad paddling options to locally grown, healthy food to arts and music that evoke the landscape in which they are created. All of this in a seldom-visited place virtually on the doorstep of Acadia National Park, which receives upwards…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, July 3 @ 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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Summer Pre-school Story Hour

Friday, July 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, July 26, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy on Fridays at 10:00 for two-and-three-year-olds. Come join the magic and wonder of reading, through books, rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, puppets, dramatic play and thematic crafts. July 5th - Celebrate! July 12th - Outer Space! July 19th - Star Wars! July 26th - SHARKS!

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, July 5 @ 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, July 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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Saturday Storytime

Saturday, July 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, July 27, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Loraine every Saturday for an all-ages story time.  Discover the magic of read-alouds and enjoy a related craft or activity. July 6th - Teddy Bear Picnic July 13th - Art Stories July 20th - Llama Tales! July 27th - Sharks!

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LEGO Boost

Saturday, July 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 3:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Do you like LEGO building and want to learn more about coding?  Join us for this 2-part workshop where we will build and program 2 LEGO Boost robots.  Open to students 5th grade and up.  Please call or stop by to sign up, space is limited to 8.  Any questions?  Call Loraine at 236-3440.

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2019 Mid-Coast Maine BestLit Review Writing Workshops

Sunday, July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, July 28, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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2019 Mid-Coast Maine BestLit Review Writing Workshops Every Sunday 2-4 Literary Event Organizer and Promoter Eva Morris hosts weekly workshops for authors to work on their short story/essay/ play or script excerpt, from construction to self-editing to presentation, throughout the course of the summer. This year there will be a modest fee for authors to be videotaped for their own evaluation and improvement, photographed for a good headshot, and one class will be dedicated to establishing authors online. This is…

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Maine Student Book Award Club

Tuesday, July 9 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 5:30pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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. Bring a picnic and a friend, if you have one that likes reading too! If the weather is nice,…

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Journey to War: Auden and Isherwood in China

Tuesday, July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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In 1938, Christopher Isherwood, author of The Berlin Stories (the inspiration for the film I Am a Camera and the musical Cabaret), and icon in later years of the gay rights movement, and W.H. Auden, most famous English poet of the "Auden Generation," these two men of the Left who were sometime lovers and lifelong friends, spent four months in China during the Japanese War. In China, they visited the British colony Hong Kong, the Chinese headquarters in Hankow, the Yellow…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, July 10 @ 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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Summer Reading Kick-off! Ages 4 to 7

Thursday, July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on Thursday, January 1, 1970 at 11:30am

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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This summer we are celebrating a Universe of Stories!  Join Miss Amy and Loraine to create own own spaceships.  Work in small groups or by yourself.  We will design, decorate and display our Apollo 11 inspired spacecrafts. 10:00 am for ages 4 to 7 11:30 am for ages 8 to 12

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Summer Reading Kick-off! Ages 8 to 12

Thursday, July 11 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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This summer we are celebrating a Universe of Stories!  Join Miss Amy and Loraine to create own own spaceships.  Work in small groups or by yourself.  We will design, decorate and display our Apollo 11 inspired spacecrafts. 10:00 am for ages 4 to 7 11:30 am for ages 8 to 12

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Chalk Walk

Thursday, July 11 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Artists of all ages are invited to decorate their own block of sidewalk in time for the Harbor Arts and Books Fair!  Bring your own chalk, or share some of ours.

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Summer Pre-school Story Hour

Friday, July 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, July 26, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy on Fridays at 10:00 for two-and-three-year-olds. Come join the magic and wonder of reading, through books, rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, puppets, dramatic play and thematic crafts. July 5th - Celebrate! July 12th - Outer Space! July 19th - Star Wars! July 26th - SHARKS!

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, July 12 @ 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, July 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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Harbor Arts and Books

Saturday, July 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sunday, July 14, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Public Library will host more than 90 artists in its annual summer Harbor Arts & Books Fair on July 13 and 14, 2019. The fair will feature items for every taste and prices for every pocketbook! Art patrons will find works in watercolor, oil, acrylics, and pastels, as well as photography, sculpture, and mixed media. Fans of handcrafted wares can shop for pottery, glass, woodcrafts, jewelry, and furniture. Fiber artists will also be represented with a wide selection…

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Saturday Storytime

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

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Loraine every Saturday for an all-ages story time.  Discover the magic of read-alouds and enjoy a related craft or activity. July 6th - Teddy Bear Picnic July 13th - Art Stories July 20th - Llama Tales! July 27th - Sharks!

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Harbor Arts and Books

Sunday, July 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until Sunday, July 14, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Public Library will host more than 90 artists in its annual summer Harbor Arts & Books Fair on July 13 and 14, 2019. The fair will feature items for every taste and prices for every pocketbook! Art patrons will find works in watercolor, oil, acrylics, and pastels, as well as photography, sculpture, and mixed media. Fans of handcrafted wares can shop for pottery, glass, woodcrafts, jewelry, and furniture. Fiber artists will also be represented with a wide selection…

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2019 Mid-Coast Maine BestLit Review Writing Workshops

Sunday, July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, July 28, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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2019 Mid-Coast Maine BestLit Review Writing Workshops Every Sunday 2-4 Literary Event Organizer and Promoter Eva Morris hosts weekly workshops for authors to work on their short story/essay/ play or script excerpt, from construction to self-editing to presentation, throughout the course of the summer. This year there will be a modest fee for authors to be videotaped for their own evaluation and improvement, photographed for a good headshot, and one class will be dedicated to establishing authors online. This is…

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Sudden Fiction Writing Workshop with Lee Heffner

Monday, July 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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You have a goal: write. Life gets in the way and somehow it doesn't happen. Perhaps you're waiting for inspiration or the one great topic. Sudden Fiction is designed to prove to you, that you can write without a lightning bolt. Sudden Fiction is the foundation on which to build your writing practice.  Limit 10, please sign up by calling 236-3440.

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Monday Night Movies in the Park

Monday, July 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Bring a blanket or some lawn chairs and join us at dusk (about 8 pm) where we will show the movie Inkheart.  (Rated PG, 1 hr. 46 minutes long) This family-friendly film based on Cornelia Funke's book of the same name, is about a teenage girl Meggie, and her father's special ability: When he reads aloud, the characters literally come to life.

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, July 16 @ 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
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At its regularly scheduled reading and discussion group on the third Tuesday of the month, the Camden Philosophical Society meets to discuss a wide range of topics. Topics and readings will be announced in the weeks leading up to each event. Stay tuned for details, or email Sarah Miller at sarahmiller@usa.net.   

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The Dramatized History of the Bantry Bay Longboat

Tuesday, July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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On Tuesday, July 16 at 6:30 pm, Mick Delap, and Apprenticeshop founder Lance Lee will host a theatrically presented history of the Bantry Bay Gigs of International Atlantic Challenge fame.   Mick Delap is an English poet, writer, and historian in his retirement (after a career in journalism at the BBC). He is also an avid sailor. His family vacations on the West Coast of Ireland on Valencia Island and so he is especially knowledgeable about boating events there. He…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, July 17 @ 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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Summer Reading – Puff Rockets! Ages 4 to 7

Thursday, July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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This week we will be making puff rockets and launching them in Harbor Park!  What will yours look like?  How far will it go?  Celebrate a Universe of Reading with us, and don't forget your reading logs! 10 am for ages 4 to 7 11:30 am for ages 8 to 12

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Summer Reading – Puff Rockets! Ages 8 to 12

Thursday, July 18 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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This week we will be making puff rockets and launching them in Harbor Park!  What will yours look like?  How far will it go?  Celebrate a Universe of Reading with us, and don't forget your reading logs! 10 am for ages 4 to 7 11:30 am for ages 8 to 12

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Summer Concert Series: Daymark Irish Trio

Thursday, July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Daymark is an international trio performing traditional Irish music infused with infectious energy, raw power, and Northern swagger. Fusing the talents of Will Woodson (flute, border pipes), Dan Foster (fiddle) and Eric McDonald (guitar, vocals) the group presents a classic blend of wind and string as driving flute meets virtuosic fiddle, underpinned by well-considered and expertly delivered guitar. Hear their sound here. Each member of the trio had carved their individual musical pathways and style from diligent listening and study,…

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Summer Pre-school Story Hour

Friday, July 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, July 26, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy on Fridays at 10:00 for two-and-three-year-olds. Come join the magic and wonder of reading, through books, rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, puppets, dramatic play and thematic crafts. July 5th - Celebrate! July 12th - Outer Space! July 19th - Star Wars! July 26th - SHARKS!

Find out more »

Camden Chess Club

Friday, July 19 @ 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, July 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

Find out more »

Saturday Storytime

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

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Loraine every Saturday for an all-ages story time.  Discover the magic of read-alouds and enjoy a related craft or activity. July 6th - Teddy Bear Picnic July 13th - Art Stories July 20th - Llama Tales! July 27th - Sharks!

Find out more »

2019 Mid-Coast Maine BestLit Review Writing Workshops

Sunday, July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, July 28, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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2019 Mid-Coast Maine BestLit Review Writing Workshops Every Sunday 2-4 Literary Event Organizer and Promoter Eva Morris hosts weekly workshops for authors to work on their short story/essay/ play or script excerpt, from construction to self-editing to presentation, throughout the course of the summer. This year there will be a modest fee for authors to be videotaped for their own evaluation and improvement, photographed for a good headshot, and one class will be dedicated to establishing authors online. This is…

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Shark Week!

Monday, July 22 @ 9:00 am - Saturday, July 27 @ 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Celebrate Shark Week with shark-themed events all week! July 23rd - Shark Face painting from 10am to 12pm, and again 2pm to 5pm. July 26th - Shark Story hour for pre-schoolers at 10am. July 26th - Special showing of "Shark Bait" in the Picker Room at 3pm! (animated, Rated G, running time 1 hr. 18 minutes) July 27th - Shark Saturday storytime for all ages at 10am.  

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Sudden Fiction Writing Workshop with Lee Heffner

Monday, July 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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You have a goal: write. Life gets in the way and somehow it doesn't happen. Perhaps you're waiting for inspiration or the one great topic. Sudden Fiction is designed to prove to you, that you can write without a lightning bolt. Sudden Fiction is the foundation on which to build your writing practice.  Limit 10, please sign up by calling 236-3440.

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YA Book Lovers Club

Tuesday, July 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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If you are a young adult, or just love young adult books, please join us for the YA Book Lovers Club!  This summer we will be working on the Teen Bingo Challenge.  If you haven't picked up your card, please get one from the Main Circulation Desk.  This month we will complete one of the squares by reading a book from the past.

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“Lobster War” Screening

Tuesday, July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Free and open to the public. The screening will take place in the Picker Room. "Lobster War" is a must-watch, award-winning feature-length documentary film about a conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square miles of sea known as the Gray Zone were traditionally fished by US lobstermen. But as the Gulf of Maine has warmed faster than nearly any other body of…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, July 24 @ 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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“Taming of the Shrew” – Camden Shakespeare Festival

Wednesday, July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. At the core of our mission is a passion to make Shakespeare’s plays accessible to contemporary Maine audiences, especially children. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. William Shakespeare Profile William Shakespeare (playwright) A young man from…

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Summer Reading – Traveling Planetarium! Ages 4 to 7

Thursday, July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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As we continue our journey with a Universe of Stories, we are very lucky to have Northern Stars Traveling Planetarium!  YOU MUST SIGN UP! Limited space is available inside the traveling planetarium.  Please call 236-3440 or stop by to put your name on the Planetarium list. 10 am for ages 4 to 7. They will enjoy ABC's of the Sky. 11:30 am for ages 8 to 12.  They will see The Great Moon Adventure.

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Summer Reading – Traveling Planetarium! Ages 8 to 12

Thursday, July 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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As we continue our journey with a Universe of Stories, we are very lucky to have Northern Stars Traveling Planetarium!  YOU MUST SIGN UP! Limited space is available inside the traveling planetarium.  Please call 236-3440 or stop by to put your name on the Planetarium list. 10 am for ages 4 to 7. They will enjoy ABC's of the Sky. 11:30 am for ages 8 to 12.  They will see The Great Moon Adventure.

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“Taming of the Shrew” – Camden Shakespeare Festival

Thursday, July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. At the core of our mission is a passion to make Shakespeare’s plays accessible to contemporary Maine audiences, especially children. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. William Shakespeare Profile William Shakespeare (playwright) A young man from…

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Summer Pre-school Story Hour

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

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Amy on Fridays at 10:00 for two-and-three-year-olds. Come join the magic and wonder of reading, through books, rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, finger plays, puppets, dramatic play and thematic crafts. July 5th - Celebrate! July 12th - Outer Space! July 19th - Star Wars! July 26th - SHARKS!

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, July 26 @ 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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“Taming of the Shrew” – Camden Shakespeare Festival

Friday, July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. At the core of our mission is a passion to make Shakespeare’s plays accessible to contemporary Maine audiences, especially children. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. William Shakespeare Profile William Shakespeare (playwright) A young man from…

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Saturday Storytime

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

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join Miss Loraine every Saturday for an all-ages story time.  Discover the magic of read-alouds and enjoy a related craft or activity. July 6th - Teddy Bear Picnic July 13th - Art Stories July 20th - Llama Tales! July 27th - Sharks!

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LEGO Boost

Saturday, July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 3:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Do you like LEGO building and want to learn more about coding?  Join us for this 2-part workshop where we will build and program 2 LEGO Boost robots.  Open to students 5th grade and up.  Please call or stop by to sign up, space is limited to 8.  Any questions?  Call Loraine at 236-3440.

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2019 Mid-Coast Maine BestLit Review Writing Workshops

Sunday, July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sunday, July 28, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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2019 Mid-Coast Maine BestLit Review Writing Workshops Every Sunday 2-4 Literary Event Organizer and Promoter Eva Morris hosts weekly workshops for authors to work on their short story/essay/ play or script excerpt, from construction to self-editing to presentation, throughout the course of the summer. This year there will be a modest fee for authors to be videotaped for their own evaluation and improvement, photographed for a good headshot, and one class will be dedicated to establishing authors online. This is…

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Ocean Pollution and Creative Solutions with Steve Brown

Sunday, July 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Steve Brown recently completed a five-year circumnavigation of the America's aboard his aero-rigged schooner, Novara. Along the way he learned a lot about the state of our seas, and especially, the amount of plastic and other garbage floating in them. Steve will give an illustrated talk about the discoveries that he and the other adventurers have made about pollution in our oceans, as well as discuss some of the creative solutions (including his own environmental nonprofit) that sailors have developed to…

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Sudden Fiction Writing Workshop with Lee Heffner

Monday, July 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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You have a goal: write. Life gets in the way and somehow it doesn't happen. Perhaps you're waiting for inspiration or the one great topic. Sudden Fiction is designed to prove to you, that you can write without a lightning bolt. Sudden Fiction is the foundation on which to build your writing practice.  Limit 10, please sign up by calling 236-3440.

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The Job: The Future of Work in a Time of Radical Change

Tuesday, July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Work as we know it is changing, and fast: the global, “gig” economy has forever altered our view of what work can and should be.   Yet, is it smart to put our faith in the “job creators,” train our children to bridge the “skills gap,” and worship at the altar of entrepreneurship?  Should labor “productivity” be the measure by which we gage our own and others’ work? In what ways is automation and globalization transforming work and how best…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, July 31 @ 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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Harry Potter Birthday celebration!

Wednesday, July 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Join us on the upper lawn from 2 to 4pm as we celebrate magic!  Come dressed in your favorite wizarding world costume and join us for games, activities and crafts!  Fun for all ages!

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August 2019

What Seabirds Tell Us About the Health of the Gulf of Maine

Thursday, August 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Each summer, on a small island just off Maine & New Hampshire's coast, researchers from the Shoals Marine Laboratory work to save and protect threatened and endangered seabirds called terns. Dr. Jennifer Seavey, the John M. Kingsbury Executive Director will discuss that terns experience more of the globe in their lifetimes than most other species — traveling close to 60,000 miles in a year. But each summer, they return to Seavey Island, the largest tern colony in the Gulf of Maine. Working with the…

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“Taming of the Shrew” – Camden Shakespeare Festival

Thursday, August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. At the core of our mission is a passion to make Shakespeare’s plays accessible to contemporary Maine audiences, especially children. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. William Shakespeare Profile William Shakespeare (playwright) A young man from…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, August 2 @ 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, August 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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“Taming of the Shrew” – Camden Shakespeare Festival

Friday, August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. At the core of our mission is a passion to make Shakespeare’s plays accessible to contemporary Maine audiences, especially children. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. William Shakespeare Profile William Shakespeare (playwright) A young man from…

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“Taming of the Shrew” – Camden Shakespeare Festival

Saturday, August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. At the core of our mission is a passion to make Shakespeare’s plays accessible to contemporary Maine audiences, especially children. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. William Shakespeare Profile William Shakespeare (playwright) A young man from…

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Sudden Fiction Writing Workshop with Lee Heffner

Monday, August 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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You have a goal: write. Life gets in the way and somehow it doesn't happen. Perhaps you're waiting for inspiration or the one great topic. Sudden Fiction is designed to prove to you, that you can write without a lightning bolt. Sudden Fiction is the foundation on which to build your writing practice.  Limit 10, please sign up by calling 236-3440.

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, August 7 @ 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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“Taming of the Shrew” – Camden Shakespeare Festival

Wednesday, August 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. At the core of our mission is a passion to make Shakespeare’s plays accessible to contemporary Maine audiences, especially children. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. William Shakespeare Profile William Shakespeare (playwright) A young man from…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, August 9 @ 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, August 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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“Taming of the Shrew” – Camden Shakespeare Festival

Saturday, August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. At the core of our mission is a passion to make Shakespeare’s plays accessible to contemporary Maine audiences, especially children. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. William Shakespeare Profile William Shakespeare (playwright) A young man from…

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“Taming of the Shrew” – Camden Shakespeare Festival

Sunday, August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Shakespeare Festival is a professional, non-profit theatre committed to producing Shakespeare’s plays chiefly in the Camden Amphitheatre. At the core of our mission is a passion to make Shakespeare’s plays accessible to contemporary Maine audiences, especially children. We believe that Shakespeare plays speak to everyone, because of their universal themes, their unforgettable characters and their extraordinary poetry. These plays are produced in association with the Camden Public Library. William Shakespeare Profile William Shakespeare (playwright) A young man from…

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Tuesday Book Club

Tuesday, August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The book for this month is We Took to the Woods (NF) by Louise Dickinson Rich - In her early thirties, Louise Dickinson Rich took to the woods of Maine with her husband. They found their livelihood and raised a family in the remote backcountry settlement of Middle Dam, in the Rangeley area. Rich made time after morning chores to write about their lives. We Took to the Woods is an adventure story, written with humor, but it also portrays…

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Maine Student Book Award Club

Tuesday, August 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 5:30pm

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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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. Bring a picnic and a friend, if you have one that likes reading too! If the weather is nice,…

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Summer Concert Series: Blue Fuse

Tuesday, August 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Blue Fuse plays contemporary and classic Gypsy Swing. Based in Portland, Maine, Blue Fuse is steeped in Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club Jazz of Paris in the 30s and 40s. The sounds are familiar and accessible; you have heard the tunes before but did not know that it was called Gypsy Jazz. Blue Fuse plays the classics of the genre and contemporary adaptations adding in Latin beats and surprises. Accordion, guitars, bass, vocals and lively banter. They can be…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, August 14 @ 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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Camden Chess Club

Friday, August 16 @ 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, August 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, August 20 @ 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
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At its regularly scheduled reading and discussion group on the third Tuesday of the month, the Camden Philosophical Society meets to discuss a wide range of topics. Topics and readings will be announced in the weeks leading up to each event. Stay tuned for details, or email Sarah Miller at sarahmiller@usa.net.   

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, August 21 @ 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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Camden Chess Club

Friday, August 23 @ 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, August 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, August 28 @ 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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Camden Chess Club

Friday, August 30 @ 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, August 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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September 2019

Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, September 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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Camden Chess Club

Friday, September 6 @ 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, September 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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Tuesday Book Club

Tuesday, September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The book for this month is Lowland (F) by Jhumpa Lahiri - Born just 15 months apart in Calcutta, brothers Subhash and Udayan are inseparable, but they are also opposites, with gravely different futures ahead. It is the 1960s, and Udayan—charismatic and impulsive—is drawn to the Naxalite movement, sacrificing everything to rebel against inequity and poverty. Subhash, the dutiful son, has left home to pursue scientific research in a quiet city on the coast of America, but returns to his…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, September 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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Camden Chess Club

Friday, September 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
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This program offers something to all chess players. Whether a total beginner or a more experienced player, everyone can get something out of this class. A variety of resources will be used to improve chess knowledge, including books, chess studies, and videos. The most important thing about this class is that it offers real experience, attendees can learn about chess ideas and test them out on the board. The club will provide a community where the game of chess might…

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Walking Tour

Friday, September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 13, 2019

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Camden Downtown Business Group and the Camden Public Library are pleased to collaborate once again in offering a walking tour of downtown Camden on Friday afternoons at 4:00 pm, starting June 28 and running through September 13. This entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre, which were designated a National Historic Landmark in 2013. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden…

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