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June 2018

Into the Raging Sea – Author Event with Rachel Slade

Thursday, June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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INTO THE RAGING SEA Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro by Rachel Slade Owl & Turtle Bookstore will be on hand to sell copies of the book. “A pulse-pounding, Perfect Storm-style tale of a shipping disaster… a nerve-wracking, tension-filled narrative. The author does solid work giving voice to the 33 mariners who lost their lives... The book serves as both a eulogy to them and a shoutout to the thousands of sailors who risk their lives…

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Grown Up Story Hour

Friday, June 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

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We never outgrow listening to a good story read aloud. Join us every Friday afternoon at 11:00 am in the comfortable seating by the Teen Section. Librarians and community members take turns reading each week. Readings last 30 - 60 minutes. If you are interested in being a reader, please contact Cayla at cmiller@librarycamden.org.    

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, June 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until Friday, June 29, 2018

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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Simply Books! Book Group

Saturday, June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Saturday, June 23, 2018

One event on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 2:00pm

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, 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 (the ones we’re loving and want to talk about!), and share it with the group.   If you’d like to learn more, please email Marie Stickney at mstickney@librarycamden.org. Or visit the Readers Corner Blog at cplreaderscorner.wordpress.com, and click on the “Simply Books!” page.…

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Mrs. Joseph Sailer’s Moon

Saturday, June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Joe Churchman will speak, along with a panel of restoration experts. Churchman recently completed a lengthy restoration of his grandmother's 1923 Moon touring car. The car itself will be on display in front of the library.  George Sprowl, owner of Antique Express in Searsmont, will speak on Automobile Restoration. Owls Head Transportation Museum will also be present.  Jason Rantala of Swell Years antique auto detailing and appraisal will be there to talk about the economics of restoring and vehicle evaluation.    …

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The Great Broadway Musicals with Michael Lund – Part 2

Sunday, June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The Great Broadway Musicals at Camden Library. Part 2 Focusing on The Music Man, Annie Get Your Gun, and  Porgy & Bess. Michael Paul Lund, who now resides in Maine, has lectured on music and the arts all over the East coast including; New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, and Maine. His entire life and livelihood have been in the music industry. The series devoted to the great Broadway musicals will continue on Sunday, June 24, at 2 pm…

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MoJO: Monday Night Jazz Orchestra

Monday, June 25 @ 6:00 pm
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Come enjoy Big Band Jazz in one of the most beautiful spots in the world – the Camden Public Library Amphitheatre! Monday, June 25, 6:00 pm – bring a chair or blanket, a picnic supper, and your dancing (or tapping) feet. Free and open to the public. The mission of MoJO is to be a premier community jazz orchestra in the midcoast area which performs a variety of musical styles – traditional big band, Latin, funk, blues. Vocal numbers are…

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Leer y charlar

Tuesday, June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 1:00 pm
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Read and chat – entirely in Spanish! This Spanish language reading and conversation group  will continue on “second and fourth Tuesday” meetings  at 1:00 pm at the Camden Public Library. We’ll chat in Spanish about what we’re reading (books, magazines, etc.) and decide how to proceed. Bring ideas for future recommendations.   FMI contact Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com. ¡Hasta pronto!

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Poetry Reading with Paul McFarland and Kristen Lindquist

Tuesday, June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Area poets Paul McFarland and Kristen Lindquist will tell their own "Stories from Maine" as they read from their poetry in the Picker Room at the Camden Public Library on Tuesday, June 26, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Both graduates of the local high school (McFarland when it was Camden High School; Lindquist when it was Camden-Rockport High School), their work offers something for everyone: You like poetry that rhymes, they've got rhyme. You like free verse, they've got that too,…

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YA Book Lovers Club

Tuesday, June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open to all readers who love young adult books!  This monthly book group is for both teens and adults, so don't be shy.  This month we will be reading Holly Black's newest novel, The Cruel Prince. From Holly Black site: Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate…

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