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Busy Summer with our Children’s Programs

 We have a busy summer ahead with lots of fun things to do at the Camden Public Library!

Our Children’s Summer Reading Program begins with our Summer Kick off on July 12th with a traveling rock wall from Adventure Climbing!  Other events include a Chalk Walk, a Fairy Festival, Monday Night Movies in the amphitheater, Shark Week activities, a Harry Potter Birthday celebration, Donut Day celebration, Blueberry Story Hour on Beech Hill with Coastal Mountains Land Trust, musical performances, and our 13th Annual Children’s Book-Fair-By-the-Sea!  Please check our calendar for more details on all of our events.

 

Library Book Groups for Children, Teens and YA book-loving adults!

Our monthly book groups are a fun way to talk about books we love, discover new authors, and share ideas.  Our Maine Student Book Award Club is for students in grades 4-8.  We have a list at the library, or you can check out the list at http://msba.umeedu.maine.edu/  for the latest books for suggestion.  Our monthly meetings usually include a potluck and a lot of laughs.

Our YA Book-Lovers Club meets on a Tuesday once a month from 4 to 5.  You don’t have to be a teen to like YA books, and we encourage anyone to attend.  Our group choice changes monthly, so be sure to check out our events calendar or stop by the library to request the latest pick!

   

DONATE CRAFT SUPPLIES and help replenish our craft closet!

We are seeking your help to Stock the Stacks! The Stock the Stacks fund is an essential part of our operating budget, and it goes directly into purchasing new books. We always strive to keep the library shelves current and vibrant — and we can’t do it without you! Visit http://librarycamden.org/stockthestacks to donate – and thank you!

 

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Call for Makers Now Open – Midcoast Mini Maker Faire 2018!

What do *you* make? Salads? Ceramics? Computer games? Planes? Mistakes? Come and share your passion, your achievements, your trials and errors and inspire everyone around you. Free to exhibit! 

Apply today at https://midcoast.makerfaire.com/

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Braille and Talking Book Library

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The National Library Service (NLS) is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS offers books the way you want them: in braille or audio formats, mailed to your door for free, or instantly downloadable. (more…)

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Finding Your House’s History

This is a picture taken from Mt. Battie around 1880 looking toward Rockport harbor. View of Camden from Mt. Battie looking southwest toward Rockport in 1891.

Do you live in Rockport and want to know more about your historic home?

National Register of Historic Places nominations (1975) -Rockport

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