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April 2018

Bereavement Support Group

Wednesday, April 25 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, happening 8 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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You are invited to join the Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers for an eight-week bereavement support group. Free, and open to all, the group will meet in the History Center of the Camden Public Library. 

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Documentary Visions of Reality

Thursday, April 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, happening 7 times

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Our worldviews are shaped by our genetics, our life experiences, and a proliferating media world which appears to be endlessly diverse. Yet the reality is that, increasingly, huge firms such as Apple, Google and Microsoft shape the global information infrastructure and the flow of information and ideas. For instance, the current PBS documentary, “The Vietnam War,” financed by corporations, tries to influence our collective memory of that war in such a way as to reaffirm conventional wisdom about the world…

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Songwriter Sessions Continue!

Thursday, April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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Come find a supportive group for your songwriting. All levels of songwriting are welcome. Find us in the second floor meeting room. Call Ken Gross for more information at the Library, 236-3440. “We are looking forward to a good time, sharing our writing and music,” said Gross. “We are also hoping for some cross-pollination, and getting some harmony and instrumental support for each other. In the past we have had all kinds of styles from traditional to singer-songwriter to rockabilly,…

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In the Footsteps of Benedict Arnold: Recreating the Boat Journey to Quebec

Thursday, April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Hodding Carter III and his crew set off in a replica 18th-century bateau to retrace Benedict Arnold's historic 1775 expedition to sack Quebec City for the Continental Army. It was a torturous 350-mile journey upstream with dozens of portages through bogs, swamps and rocky passes and then down a rapid-filled river to the St. Lawrence. Arnold started with 1100 men and 200 bateaux and after seven weeks he arrived at Quebec with less than 700. Along the way his soldiers…

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Grown Up Story Hour

Friday, April 27 @ 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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Money Smart Week Lunch and Learn – Investing 101

Friday, April 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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More and more individual investors are being asked to navigate investment waters that are increasingly complicated and treacherous. The scope of knowledge required to save for retirement, education, or other life events can be intimidating and discouraging. The focus of the presentation is to provide participants with a basic vocabulary and framework to make appropriate investment decisions. Key concepts include defining distinct categories of investments, or asset classes, and how they behave over time. We will discuss the risk and…

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Camden Chess Club

Friday, April 27 @ 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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Money Smart Week Lunch & Learn – An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and How to Invest in AI

Saturday, April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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  Money Smart Week is a themed week hosted by libraries all over the country. It is designed to help consumers manage their personal finances better. Programs are offered to all demographics and income levels, and cover all facets of personal finance.  Money Smart Week began as a coordinated effort of the Money Smart Advisory Council, a diverse group of more than 40 Chicago-area organizations working together to promote personal financial literacy. The Chicago Fed convened the Council's first meeting in…

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Simply Books! Book Group

Saturday, April 28 @ 2:00 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, December 30, 2017 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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Cruising on a Tall Ship in the Bahamas

Sunday, April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Dave Jackson will present tales of his most recent sea adventure, along with a photo slideshow on Sunday, April 29 at 2:00 pm as part of Maritime Month 2018. For six days and five nights, Jackson sailed on the SSV Corwith Cramer from West Palm Beach, Florida, through the Florida Straits into the Bahamas ending in Nassau. Dave will talk about sailing the ship, oceanographic research done along the cruise track and an afternoon on a deserted island. The tales…

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