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April 2018

Camden Chess Club

Friday, April 13 @ 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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Dr. Al Bennett on Cyrus Curtis and the Yacht “Lyndonia”

Sunday, April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Albert B. Bennett, Jr., Professor Emeritus at the University of New Hampshire, has compiled a history of Cyrus H. K. Curtis and his world-famous yachts in the book, Lyndonia Collection. Highlights of this book will be presented in the Winter History Series of the Camden Public Library in the Picker Room on April 15, 2018. Cyrus H. K. Curtis was born June 18, 1850, on the corner of Brown and Cumberland Streets in Portland, Maine. At the age of 11,…

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Library Closed for Patriot’s Day

Monday, April 16 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Philosophical Society

Tuesday, April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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The next session of the Camden Philosophical Society reading and discussion group -- on Tuesday, April 17 -- will focus, through the prism of the work of 20thCentury philosopher Robert S Hartman, on the questions: How do we know goodness?  What is a good person?  A good society? A good anything? The discussions are from 4:00 - 6:00 pm in the Picker Room of the Camden Public Library. All are welcome. Skye Hirst will be introducing the topic, discussing a paper of Hartman’s that…

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The Women Who Created the Maine Ocean School with Captain Monet Brazier

Tuesday, April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Captain Brazier, Carla Scocchi, Lindsey G. Pinkham, and Cynthia M. Prosser helped found the Maine Ocean School, a new magnet high school dedicated to the maritime arts. They will each speak to their individual careers in the maritime field and the school which brought them together. Monet Brazier was raised in western Maine and graduated from Hebron Academy, and onto Maine Maritime Academy in 2006. She graduated in 2010/11 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation (i.e. small vessel operations, now…

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Creative Art Journaling

Wednesday, April 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Open Creative Journaling Program every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 with Amy! Teens and adults! Join us with your journal. Amy will have some fun prompts to help inspire. All sorts of writing/drawing utensils are provided. Come play and experiment!

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Bereavement Support Group

Wednesday, April 18 @ 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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From Battleships to Bird Art

Thursday, April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Camden Public Library, 55 Main Street
Camden, ME 04843 United States
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Sherrie York presents "From Battleships to Bird Art" as part of the Midcoast Maine Audubon lecture series on April 19, 2018, at 7:00 pm. The talk aligns with Maritime Month 2018 at Camden Public Library.  How did a material created for battleship flooring become a medium for bird art? Linoleum block prints, or linocuts, share their origins with naval ships, their process with woodcuts, and their history with artists from Picasso to Queen Elizabeth. Visually, linocut styles run the gamut from…

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Grown Up Story Hour

Friday, April 20 @ 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, April 20 @ 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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