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55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
207-236-3440

April 2020

Lunch with a Librarian

Thursday, April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Girls Who Code Club – virtual meeting with Zoom

Thursday, April 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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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COMMUNICATING ONLINE -Second Thursday Book Group: Women Who Run with the Wolves

Thursday, April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF OUR MEMBERS AND STAFF, THE LIBRARY WILL REMAIN CLOSED DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. THIS BOOK GROUP IS EXPLORING OPTIONS FOR COMMUNICATING ONLINE, INCLUDING THROUGH EMAIL AND ZOOM MEETINGS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE GROUP'S ORGANIZER TRACY ANN LORD AT: balancedlightalignment@gmail.com “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…

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Canceled/Rescheduled* 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 TALK WITH MARANDA NEMETH ABOUT THE SHEEPSCOT RIVER INITIATIVE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, AT 7:00 PM 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…

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LIVE on FACEBOOK -Explorations: Read-Aloud Group for Adults

Friday, April 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library is closed through the end of April. We will do our best to continue to provide digital programming when possible. On Friday, April 10, Julia will live-stream a reading on the library's Facebook Page. You can find the live-stream by clicking here or in our videos section of the Facebook Page when the live-stream is complete. The reading will remain available in the "Videos" section of the library's Facebook page to be viewed any time after the live-stream…

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Lunch with a Librarian

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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ONLINE ONLY – CHESS CLUB

Friday, April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Statement from Chess Club Coordinator, Evan Annis: Changes to the Camden Chess Club: Due to concerns over the Coronavirus, we will be holding the chess club online until further notice. We will be holding matches every Friday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm each week. You can also challenge members at any time. You can join the club for free online on Lichess.org under the community section, or you can use the link down below. Http://Lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club If you need help registering or…

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CANCELED/RESCHEDULED: 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

DUE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION. THIS PROGRAM WILL INSTEAD BE HOSTED ON THE ZOOM PLATFORM ON THURSDAY, APRIL 16, AT 6:00 PM. PLEASE EMAIL JULIA AT JPIERCE@LIBRARYCAMDEN.ORG FOR A ZOOM LINK TO ATTEND. Local mycologist and author Greg Marley will give a presentation entitled"Mushroom 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…

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LIBRARY CLOSED FOR EASTER

Sunday, April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Library is closed for the Easter holiday. We will resume normal operating hours on Monday, April 13.

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LIVE on FACEBOOK: Maine Mondays

Monday, April 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Each Monday on the Camden Public Library's Facebook Page, Julia will read selections from books about Maine's history. The April 13 reading will be from The Maritime Marauder of Revolutionary Maine: Captain Henry Mowat by Harry Gratwick. In 1775, Captain Henry Mowat infamously ordered the burning of Falmouth--now Portland. That act cast him as the arch-villain in the state's Revolutionary history, but Mowat's impact on Maine went far beyond a single order. The Scottish Mowat began his North American career…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Monday, April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Temporarily Suspended – Puzzle Club!

Monday, April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

This program is temporarily suspended while the library remains closed. 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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CANCELED: Coastal Senior College: Shakespeare’s Insights & Wisdom on Aging

Tuesday, April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM HAS DECIDED TO TAKE THE PRECAUTION TO CANCEL THE COASTAL MAINE SENIOR COLLEGE CLASSES TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM AND COASTAL SENIOR COLLEGE FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THEIR CLASS OFFERINGS. Throughout the Shakespeare canon of comedies, tragedies, and histories, memorable characters in their senior years face dilemmas, choices, compromises, and consequences of their actions or the actions of the gods. We shall explore the experiences of…

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Zoom Chat with Miss Amy

Tuesday, April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Miss Amy invites parents and kids to chat in a weekly Zoom meeting. Miss Amy would love to catch up, hear about some books you've been reading, and see some of your recent art work. If you would like a Zoom link to attend, email your request to alhand@librarycamden.org

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MEETING ON ZOOM: Leer y charlar

Tuesday, April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF OUR MEMBERS AND STAFF, THE LIBRARY WILL REMAIN CLOSED DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL, THE LEER Y CHARLAR GROUP WILL BE HOLDING MEETINGS ONLINE USING THE ZOOM PLATFORM. PLEASE CONTACT Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com TO RECEIVE A LINK TO THE ZOOM MEETING. Read and chat – entirely in Spanish! This Spanish language reading and conversation group will continue on “second and fourth Tuesday” meetings  at…

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NOW EMAILING: Tuesday Book Club

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

OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, THE TUESDAY BOOK CLUB WILL BE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDING ITS IN-PERSON MEETINGS. THE GROUP HAS DECIDED TO HAVE AN EMAIL DISCUSSION ABOUT THIS MONTH'S BOOK. EMAIL JPIERCE@LIBRARYCAMDEN.ORG TO GET CONNECTED. 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…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Tuesday, April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Knitting Group via Zoom

Tuesday, April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

This month at the library we will have a virtual meeting via Zoom - Pandemic Purling!  This program is for 6th graders through adults.  As we will be meeting remotely, you need to have your own supplies.  For a link to the meeting, please email Loraine at LMurray@librarycamden.org. 

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Maine Student Book Award – virtual meeting with Zoom

Tuesday, April 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 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?  Email Miss Amy for a link to the meeting: alhand@librarycamden.org.

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POSTPONED – Gallery Talk: Up River — Selections from the Captain Bill Abbott Collection

Tuesday, April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF OUR MEMBERS AND STAFF, THE LIBRARY WILL REMAIN CLOSED DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. WE ARE WORKING TO RESCHEDULE THIS EXHIBIT AS WELL AS THIS TALK. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS. During the month of March, visitors to the Camden Public Library's Picker Room can enjoy an exhibit of historic maritime photographs curated by the Penobscot Marine Museum (PMM) in Searsport. On Tuesday, April 14, at 7:00 pm, Captain David…

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ZOOM PRESENTATION: Permaculture & Regenerative Food Systems

Tuesday, April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library will host Rockland-based permaculture designer, teacher, and builder Jesse Watson for an overview discussion of the permaculture process via the online Zoom platform.  He will highlight permaculture design principles and methods by looking at some case studies in Maine.  Watson will explore how people can grow their own food and heal ecosystems at the same time. He will explain ecosystems designed to produce food and other useful products for all species. Participants will learn strategies for growing…

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POSTPONED – 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

QUARRY HILL HAS POSTPONED THIS EVENT. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR INFORMATION ABOUT RESCHEDULING. 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…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Wednesday, April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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NOW ON EMAIL & ZOOM -Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

While the library remains closed, Amy Hand will be facilitating creative art and journaling projects through emails and via the online Zoom meeting platform. If you are interested in receiving the project ideas or would like to receive a link to participate in the Zoom meeting, contact: alhand@librarycamden.org

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Lunch with a Librarian

Thursday, April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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ZOOM PRESENTATION: Mycological Society Talk with Greg Marley on Foraging Mushrooms in Maine and New England

Thursday, April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HOSTED ONLINE VIA THE ZOOM PLATFORM SINCE THE LIBRARY IS CLOSED DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. PLEASE EMAIL JULIA AT JPIERCE@LIBRARYCAMDEN.ORG TO REQUEST A ZOOM LINK TO ATTEND. On Thursday, April 16, at 6:00 pm, the Camden Public Library and the Maine Mycological Association will host an online presentation by local mycologist and author Greg Marley entitled, “Mushroom Foraging in Maine and New England: Trends, Favorites, and Stories.” The program will be hosted on the Zoom meeting…

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CANCELED: Mid-Coast Audubon Talk with Laura Suomi-Lecker of Avian Haven

Thursday, April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF OUR MEMBERS AND STAFF, THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR MID-COAST AUDUBON PROGRAMS TO RESUME IN THE FALL. Lessons from Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center – a citizen’s guide to helping the birds of Maine The upcoming presentation will discuss common reasons why birds are admitted to Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center in Freedom and what public citizens can do…

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LIVE on FACEBOOK – Explorations: Read-Aloud Group for Adults

Friday, April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library is closed through the end of April. We will do our best to continue to provide digital programming when possible. On Friday, April 17, Julia will live-stream a reading on the library’s Facebook Page. You can find the live-stream by clicking here or in our videos section of the Facebook Page when the live-stream is complete. The reading will remain available in the “Videos” section of the library’s Facebook page to be viewed any time after the live-stream…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Friday, April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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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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ONLINE ONLY – CHESS CLUB

Friday, April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Statement from Chess Club Coordinator, Evan Annis: Changes to the Camden Chess Club: Due to concerns over the Coronavirus, we will be holding the chess club online until further notice. We will be holding matches every Friday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm each week. You can also challenge members at any time. You can join the club for free online on Lichess.org under the community section, or you can use the link down below. Http://Lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club If you need help registering or…

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CANCELED: Bicentennial Series — Capt. Anders Anderson: a Penobscot Bay Schooner Captain

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

OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF OUR MEMBERS AND STAFF, THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. PLEASE STAY TUNED AS WE WILL WORK TO PROVIDE PROGRAMS ONLINE AND RESCHEDULE CANCELED LIVE PROGRAMS WHEN POSSIBLE. The Camden Public Library, in partnership with the Camden-Rockport Historical Society, will co-host a program on the life of schooner captain Captain Anders Anderson. Captain Anderson's grandson, John Anderson, will relate interesting details of the life of this immigrant…

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POSTPONED: “Dine for a Cause” at the Hartstone Inn

Sunday, April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm

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

DUE TO ABUNDANT CAUTION AROUND DINING OUT DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR INFORMATION ABOUT WHEN THIS FUNDRAISER WILL BE RESCHEDULED. THANK YOU. The Hartstone Inn in Camden is again supporting the Camden Public Library in honor of National Library Week by donating 50% of the proceeds of each meal on three different Sunday evenings. This generous offer will be available on April 5, April 19, and April 26, from 5:30 to 8:00…

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LIBRARY CLOSED FOR PATRIOTS DAY

Monday, April 20 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The library will be closed for Patriots Day. We will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, April 21.

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LIVE on FACEBOOK: Maine Mondays

Monday, April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Each Monday on the Camden Public Library's Facebook Page, Julia will read selections from books about Maine's history. Stay tuned for details about which book Julia will read . . . CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE CAMDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY'S FACEBOOK PAGE.

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Lunch with a Librarian

Monday, April 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Zoom Chat with Miss Amy

Tuesday, April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Miss Amy invites parents and kids to chat in a weekly Zoom meeting. Miss Amy would love to catch up, hear about some books you've been reading, and see some of your recent art work. If you would like a Zoom link to attend, email your request to alhand@librarycamden.org

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Lunch with a Librarian

Tuesday, April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, April 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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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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Canceled – Zero Waste ME Presents: Practical Tips to Reduce Your Household Trash.

Tuesday, April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED. PLEASE STAY TUNED AS WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE THIS PRESENTATION TO A FUTURE DATE.   Join Suzanne Balbo for a fun and interactive presentation on how you can reduce the amount of trash you create, followed by an opportunity for questions and conversation.     Suzanne Balbo, co-founder of Zero Waste ME, is a teacher, traveler, organic gardener, and general DIY wizard. She lives on her solar-powered hobby farm with her husband and daughter, where…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Wednesday, April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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NOW ON EMAIL & ZOOM – Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

While the library remains closed, Amy Hand will be facilitating creative art and journaling projects through emails and via the online Zoom meeting platform. If you are interested in receiving the project ideas or would like to receive a link to participate in the Zoom meeting, contact: alhand@librarycamden.org

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Lunch with a Librarian

Thursday, April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Canceled – My Yellow Submarine – A Love Story

Thursday, April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED. PLEASE STAY TUNED AS WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE THIS PRESENTATION TO A FUTURE DATE. Alan Winick tells the story of a boyhood dream come true. Starting with a brief survey of the history of underwater exploration, he shares anecdotes from the 30-year saga that would culminate in the successful launch of EXPLORER, his one-person submarine. Alan will discuss the engineering challenges encountered in building a personal submersible as well the support provided by his mentor,…

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LIVE on FACEBOOK – Explorations: Read-Aloud Group for Adults

Friday, April 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The Camden Public Library is closed through the end of April. We will do our best to continue to provide digital programming when possible. On Friday, April 24, Julia will live-stream a reading on the library’s Facebook Page. You can find the live-stream by clicking here or in our videos section of the Facebook Page when the live-stream is complete. The reading will remain available in the “Videos” section of the library’s Facebook page to be viewed any time after the live-stream…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Friday, April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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ONLINE ONLY – CHESS CLUB

Friday, April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, happening 20 times

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

Statement from Chess Club Coordinator, Evan Annis: Changes to the Camden Chess Club: Due to concerns over the Coronavirus, we will be holding the chess club online until further notice. We will be holding matches every Friday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm each week. You can also challenge members at any time. You can join the club for free online on Lichess.org under the community section, or you can use the link down below. Http://Lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club If you need help registering or…

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POSTPONED – Amphitheatre & Harbor Park Volunteer Clean-Up Day

Saturday, April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF OUR VOLUNTEERS, THIS ACTIVITY HAS BEEN POSTPONED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Spend the morning with friends and neighbors doing a bit of spring-cleaning in the Camden Amphitheatre and Harbor Park. Helpers are needed to pick up sticks and brush, rake leaves, and do a little weeding. Come at 9:00 am with work gloves, hand tools, rakes, and pruners and Parks Director Dave Jackson will guide the…

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Simply Books Book Club

Saturday, April 25 @ 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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Maine Bead Society Meeting Open to the Public

Sunday, April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

If you love beads and all things bead-related, come join us.  We are a social club in the state of Maine whose purpose is to elevate  our members' abilities in the art of beadwork.  Started by a group of mid-coast beaders, the Maine Bead Society (MBS) has grown to include folks from all over the state with a shared love and variety of interests in beads.  With abilities ranging from novice to highly experienced, our group includes stitchers, stringers, wire…

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POSTPONED: “Dine for a Cause” at the Hartstone Inn

Sunday, April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 5:30 pm

One event on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 5:30 pm

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

DUE TO ABUNDANT CAUTION AROUND DINING OUT DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR INFORMATION ABOUT WHEN THIS FUNDRAISER WILL BE RESCHEDULED. THANK YOU. The Hartstone Inn in Camden is again supporting the Camden Public Library in honor of National Library Week by donating 50% of the proceeds of each meal on three different Sunday evenings. This generous offer will be available on April 5, April 19, and April 26, from 5:30 to 8:00…

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LIVE on FACEBOOK: Maine Mondays

Monday, April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Each Monday on the Camden Public Library's Facebook Page, Julia will read selections from books about Maine's history. Stay tuned for details about which book Julia will read . . . CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE CAMDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY'S FACEBOOK PAGE.

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Lunch with a Librarian

Monday, April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Temporarily Suspended – Puzzle Club!

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

This program is temporarily suspended while the library remains closed. 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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CANCELED: Coastal Senior College: Shakespeare’s Insights & Wisdom on Aging

Tuesday, April 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Recurring Event
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM HAS DECIDED TO TAKE THE PRECAUTION TO CANCEL THE COASTAL MAINE SENIOR COLLEGE CLASSES TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM AND COASTAL SENIOR COLLEGE FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THEIR CLASS OFFERINGS. Throughout the Shakespeare canon of comedies, tragedies, and histories, memorable characters in their senior years face dilemmas, choices, compromises, and consequences of their actions or the actions of the gods. We shall explore the experiences of…

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Zoom Chat with Miss Amy

Tuesday, April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, happening 12 times

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

Miss Amy invites parents and kids to chat in a weekly Zoom meeting. Miss Amy would love to catch up, hear about some books you've been reading, and see some of your recent art work. If you would like a Zoom link to attend, email your request to alhand@librarycamden.org

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MEETING ON ZOOM: Leer y charlar

Tuesday, April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION TO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF OUR MEMBERS AND STAFF, THE LIBRARY WILL REMAIN CLOSED DURING THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK. DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL, THE LEER Y CHARLAR GROUP WILL BE HOLDING MEETINGS ONLINE USING THE ZOOM PLATFORM. PLEASE CONTACT Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com TO RECEIVE A LINK TO THE ZOOM MEETING. Read and chat – entirely in Spanish! This Spanish language reading and conversation group will continue on “second and fourth Tuesday” meetings  at…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Tuesday, April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Virtual YA Book Lovers Group

Tuesday, April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Join us for a virtual YA Book Lovers discussion group. If you are a young adult or just young at heart, we would love to have you join us. This month, we are each choosing our own book to read and share with the group. For a link to our Zoom meeting, please email Loraine at LMurray@librarycamden.org.

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CANCELED: Coastal Senior College — Computers: Then, Now, & Tomorrow

Wednesday, April 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 12:30 pm

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

THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM HAS DECIDED TO TAKE THE PRECAUTION TO CANCEL THE COASTAL MAINE SENIOR COLLEGE CLASSES TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM AND COASTAL SENIOR COLLEGE FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THEIR CLASS OFFERINGS. In 1439 Gutenberg launched a revolution. His movable type and cheap printing methods made books readily accessible, thus spurring on the age of enlightenment and the scientific revolution. In our own lifetime Gutenberg’s achievement has been…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Wednesday, April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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NOW ON EMAIL & ZOOM – Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

While the library remains closed, Amy Hand will be facilitating creative art and journaling projects through emails and via the online Zoom meeting platform. If you are interested in receiving the project ideas or would like to receive a link to participate in the Zoom meeting, contact: alhand@librarycamden.org

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Lunch with a Librarian

Thursday, April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Lighthouse Legends & Lore

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

On Thursday, April 30, at 7:00 pm, the Camden Public Library welcomes Sally Lobkowicz, "The Lady in the Red Cloak," for an informative and entertaining presentation on Lighthouse Legends & Lore. Lobkowicz will share true stories about lighthouse life, legends that have been passed down through generations, and little-known trivia about some of Maine's beloved lighthouses. This will be a fun and fascinating opportunity for locals and visitors alike to learn more about the beautiful beacons that are so iconic to…

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May 2020

Explorations: Read-Aloud Group for Adults

Friday, May 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, happening 52 times

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

Come hear a wide range of fascinating books read aloud by talented local volunteers - including a Shakespearean actor, a former opera singer, a poet, an audio book narrator, and more! Join us every Friday afternoon at 11:00 am in the comfortable seating by the Teen Section (and sometimes in the History Center). Librarians and community members take turns reading each week. Readings last 30 - 60 minutes. If you are interested in being a volunteer reader, please contact Julia…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Friday, May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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ONLINE ONLY – CHESS CLUB

Friday, May 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, happening 20 times

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

Statement from Chess Club Coordinator, Evan Annis: Changes to the Camden Chess Club: Due to concerns over the Coronavirus, we will be holding the chess club online until further notice. We will be holding matches every Friday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm each week. You can also challenge members at any time. You can join the club for free online on Lichess.org under the community section, or you can use the link down below. Http://Lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club If you need help registering or…

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Babbling Books for Busy Bodies

Monday, May 4 @ 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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Lunch with a Librarian

Monday, May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Puzzle Club!

Monday, May 4 @ 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 Writers’ Club

Monday, May 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

This is a new group, similar to the library's Songwriter Sessions, where writers can get together and bounce ideas off of one another. It will not be formally structured, like a workshop, but will be an opportunity for writers to network, discuss their writing, and share experiences in a supportive environment. The group will meet on the first Monday of the month in the History Center from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. The group's is Christopher Texeira who can be…

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CANCELED: Coastal Senior College: Shakespeare’s Insights & Wisdom on Aging

Tuesday, May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Recurring Event
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM HAS DECIDED TO TAKE THE PRECAUTION TO CANCEL THE COASTAL MAINE SENIOR COLLEGE CLASSES TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM AND COASTAL SENIOR COLLEGE FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THEIR CLASS OFFERINGS. Throughout the Shakespeare canon of comedies, tragedies, and histories, memorable characters in their senior years face dilemmas, choices, compromises, and consequences of their actions or the actions of the gods. We shall explore the experiences of…

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Zoom Chat with Miss Amy

Tuesday, May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, happening 12 times

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

Miss Amy invites parents and kids to chat in a weekly Zoom meeting. Miss Amy would love to catch up, hear about some books you've been reading, and see some of your recent art work. If you would like a Zoom link to attend, email your request to alhand@librarycamden.org

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Lunch with a Librarian

Tuesday, May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Supporting Our Children’s Mental Health

Tuesday, May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Life has become more complex than ever before. Children and adolescents today are faced with many challenges to healthy development. With these changes, we are finding increased incidence of physical and mental health disorders. Among healthy children, general anxiety and stress are commonplace. What can grown-ups do to help? Join us for an informational discussion about children's emotional health and how we can help to support it. Pia Marancik, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist at Midcoast Family Wellness Center in…

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Book Time For Babies, ages birth- 2.

Wednesday, May 6 @ 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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CANCELED: Coastal Senior College — Computers: Then, Now, & Tomorrow

Wednesday, May 6 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 12:30 pm

One event on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 12:30 pm

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

THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM HAS DECIDED TO TAKE THE PRECAUTION TO CANCEL THE COASTAL MAINE SENIOR COLLEGE CLASSES TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM AND COASTAL SENIOR COLLEGE FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THEIR CLASS OFFERINGS. In 1439 Gutenberg launched a revolution. His movable type and cheap printing methods made books readily accessible, thus spurring on the age of enlightenment and the scientific revolution. In our own lifetime Gutenberg’s achievement has been…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Wednesday, May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, May 6 @ 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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Lunch with a Librarian

Thursday, May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Tech Talk Thursday: The Basics of Windows

Thursday, May 7 @ 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 Windows (Apple operations systems…

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Explorations: Read-Aloud Group for Adults

Friday, May 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, happening 52 times

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

Come hear a wide range of fascinating books read aloud by talented local volunteers - including a Shakespearean actor, a former opera singer, a poet, an audio book narrator, and more! Join us every Friday afternoon at 11:00 am in the comfortable seating by the Teen Section (and sometimes in the History Center). Librarians and community members take turns reading each week. Readings last 30 - 60 minutes. If you are interested in being a volunteer reader, please contact Julia…

Find out more »

Lunch with a Librarian

Friday, May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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ONLINE ONLY – CHESS CLUB

Friday, May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Friday, happening 20 times

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

Statement from Chess Club Coordinator, Evan Annis: Changes to the Camden Chess Club: Due to concerns over the Coronavirus, we will be holding the chess club online until further notice. We will be holding matches every Friday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm each week. You can also challenge members at any time. You can join the club for free online on Lichess.org under the community section, or you can use the link down below. Http://Lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club If you need help registering or…

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Cyber Sundays Tech Help by Appointment

Sunday, May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
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, May 11 @ 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!

Find out more »

Lunch with a Librarian

Monday, May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, May 29, 2020

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

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Puzzle Club!

Monday, May 11 @ 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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Zoom Chat with Miss Amy

Tuesday, May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, happening 12 times

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

Miss Amy invites parents and kids to chat in a weekly Zoom meeting. Miss Amy would love to catch up, hear about some books you've been reading, and see some of your recent art work. If you would like a Zoom link to attend, email your request to alhand@librarycamden.org

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Tuesday Book Club

Tuesday, May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

The book for this month is First: Sandra Day O’Connor (NF) by Evan Thomas - biography of Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court and frequently the tie-breaking vote in pivotal decisions on divisive social issues.  Meets second Tuesdays of the month at 1:00 pm. New members always welcome!

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Lunch with a Librarian

Tuesday, May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Knitting at the Library

Tuesday, May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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, May 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 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, May 13 @ 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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CANCELED: Coastal Senior College — Computers: Then, Now, & Tomorrow

Wednesday, May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM HAS DECIDED TO TAKE THE PRECAUTION TO CANCEL THE COASTAL MAINE SENIOR COLLEGE CLASSES TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. PLEASE CHECK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MAINE SYSTEM AND COASTAL SENIOR COLLEGE FOR FURTHER UPDATES ON THEIR CLASS OFFERINGS. In 1439 Gutenberg launched a revolution. His movable type and cheap printing methods made books readily accessible, thus spurring on the age of enlightenment and the scientific revolution. In our own lifetime Gutenberg’s achievement has been…

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Lunch with a Librarian

Wednesday, May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Creative Art & Journaling

Wednesday, May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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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Lunch with a Librarian

Thursday, May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Each weekday, the Camden Public Library will have a virtual reference hour “Lunch with a Librarian” where you can ask us questions or just see a friendly face. Do you have a burning question for the Walsh History Center, or perhaps a technology issue that is troubling you? Maybe you just finished a book that you just have to share? We would love to hear from you! Using Zoom video conferencing, you can visit us in a virtual room anytime…

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Second Thursday Book Group: Women Who Run with the Wolves

Thursday, May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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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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Cynthia Anderson Presents: Home Now — How 6000 Refugees Transformed an American Town

Thursday, May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States

Journalist Cynthia Anderson presents her new book Home Now — How 600 Refugees Transformed an American Town.  A moving chronicle of who belongs in America. Like so many American factory towns, Lewiston, Maine, thrived until its mill jobs disappeared and the young began leaving. But then the story unexpectedly veered: over the course of fifteen years, the city became home to thousands of African immigrants and, along the way, turned into one of the most Muslim towns in the US.…

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