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May 2017

Coastal Senior College: Hollywood as Idealogy

May 25 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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We tend to perceive the movies as providing entertainment and escapism. Hence we suspend disbelief when entering the theater, where visual imagery and music mesh with our “common sense” ways of understanding life. This process is ideological: For instance, in the 1930’s MGM offered superbly dressed aristocrats fussing about debutantes and dinner parties, whereas Warner Brothers favored gritty dramas about everyday folks facing the Great Depression. The range of Hollywood’s ideology is narrow: Just as with the Cold War’s “communist…

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Philosophical Society Movie Night: Moral Politics

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Moral Politics A Lecture by George Lakoff May 25, 2017 The Camden Philosophical Society hosts a film and discussion series. All are welcome. Can we move beyond our current cultural and political impasse to seek common ground? UC Berkeley professor of Cognitive Science and Linguistics George Lakoff explores how successful political debates are framed by using language targeted to people’s values instead of their support for specific government programs.

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Grown Up Story Hour

May 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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We never outgrow listening to a good story read aloud. Join us every Friday afternoon at 1:30 in the comfortable seating by the Teen Section. Librarians and community members take turns reading each week. If you are interested in being a reader, please contact Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org.    

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Tabletop Gaming for Ages 10 – 100

May 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Join us every Friday at 3:00 to play board games, learn new games, and enjoy some snacks! All levels of experience welcome.

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Simply Books! Book Group

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Camden Public Library,
55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Simply Books! is the library’s book group for adults. 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 the FOURTH Saturday of the month. If you’d like to learn more, please email Marie…

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Cyber Sunday – Everyone Can 3D Print!

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3D printer at Camden Public Library

  May 28, 2pm – 3D Printing: Learn to design a simple bookmark using Tinkercad and have it printed same day. If there a lot of demand, some projects may need to be printed later in the week. Each participant will work on their own design. This class requires that you bring your own laptop, not another mobile device. We have a couple of laptops that can be borrowed. Please call to inquire 236-3440.

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Common Mosses (Bryophytes) on the Mt. Battie Road

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Common Mosses (Bryophytes) on the Mt. Battie Road Camden Public Library Moss orientation Tuesday May 30, at 7:00. What is a moss? Where and how do they grow? What is their role in the environment? There will be a power point as well as hands on samples of mosses to learn from. Bring a hand lens if you have one. Mt. Battie Road Field trip Wednesday May 31, 9 to 11, rain or shine. Meet at the Camden Hills State…

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Getting on Board: Planning for Sea Level Rise in Camden

May 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Watershed Students Present Their Findings Sea level rise is considered one of the most profound long-term effects of climate change, yet the public is almost completely unaware of the magnitude of the problem. On Wednesday, May 31st from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at the Camden Public Library, Watershed School students will present their research on the impacts of sea level rise on the Town of Camden. Area residents are invited to attend and learn more about the students’ research on…

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June 2017

Songwriters’ Coffeehouse June 1

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The songwriters of the Camden Public Library’s Songwriters Sessions are ready to perform their new work at the annual Songwriters Coffeehouse on June 1. The group has been working together all winter to produce original work that spans styles from blues to singer-songwriter, choral work, instrumentals, topical songs, love songs, and more. The Coffeehouse is on Thursday, June 1, at 7:00 pm; suggested donation at the door will be $5. The Songwriters Sessions are an opportunity to get some positive…

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June Book Sale: Book Shed Debut!

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Camden Public Library will hold its June Book Sale in its newly winterized Blue Door book shed on Friday, June 2, through Sunday, June 4, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. The shed is located in the parking lot just beyond the Library Amphitheatre on Atlantic Avenue. “Just follow the balloons from the library to the book shed! There you will find hardcover and softcover books and paperbacks on a variety of subjects from art to travel. There will…

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