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Library Hours

Mon, Tue & Thu:
9 AM to 8 PM

Wed, Fri & Sat:
9 AM to 5 PM

Sunday
1 PM to 5 PM

Closed Federal &
State Holidays


Book Stop Hours

Tues - Fri: 
10 AM to 1 PM

Saturday:
10 AM to 4 PM 

 


 


News


Sunday, September 14 from 2-3 PM
Book Covering Workshop!

School has started and textbooks need to be covered. Don't panic! All 5th-12th graders are invited to bring their books to the Library  for  a book covering workshop. The library will provide materials and snacks.



Thursday, September  18 at 6:00 PM
Camden Conference Talk: Valery Kostin

International cultural exchange expert, Valery Kostin, will share the ordinary Russian point of view on the past and present of his native country, business opportunities, the changing governments, the Russian-USA relationships, the Ukrainian situation and daily life today of its citizens. This event is free and open to all. Read more...



Wednesdays in September at 11:00 AM
Library Skills Class (for all ages)

Families will learn how to locate books and information using the computer catalog and the Dewey Decimal System, as well as  MARVEL, Maine’s Virtual Library.




Russia Resurgent Discussion Series to Start October 2

The Camden Conference Community Events Committee will again this year sponsor a four part discussion series that will help prepare you for the conference. The four topics of the series will be Russia’s People (October 2), Russia’s Politics (November 6), Russia’s Economy (December 4) and Russia’s Neighbors (January 8). These discussions will take place Thursday evenings at 6:00 PM. Participants will be expected to have read several assigned short articles in preparation for their active engagement in the discussions. Readings are identified and available on the Camden Conference website. A facilitator from the Conference will moderate the discussions that will be free of charge.



Voting is now open and will stay open until midnight on September 15th.
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 Let's Draw September Harvests!
Children's Drawing Classes

Tuesdays at 4:00 PM in the Community Room. Children, and those young at heart, will explore farming, harvest, and seasonal themes in this September's ongoing drawing classes led by Catinka Knoth.September subjects include butterflies and Monarch butterfly migration; farm scenes of haying and the fall harvest; farm animals such as cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, roosters, geese, and ducks; visits to the apple orchard and apple picking; and September gardens. Each week is a different subject.

Mondays at 11:00 AM
Adult Drawing Classe
s

Local artist Catinka Knoth will teach drawing scenes of September in Maine, with a focus on buildings, Mondays at 11 a.m. in the Community Room. Knoth will lead students in drawing several scenes of iconic local Maine buildings..Familiar buildings from St. George and South Thomaston along the St. George peninsula and Route 131 will serve as subjects, different each week: Sept. 8, the Little Green Schoolhouse; Sept. 15, Harjula's barn; Sept. 22, a classic Maine farmhouse; and Sept. 29, the St. George grange.

Lynda.com Online Training Library

The Maine State Library is currently offering a “2 week Access E-Pass” to the Lynda.com Online Training Library. Lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals.The site offers over 2,500 video courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. From May 2014 to February 2015, public library patrons throughout Maine will have the opportunity to use a two week subscription that allows access to all of the training content available on the Lynda website. Here's how...


Bernard Langlais Art Trail

The Library is part of the Langlais Art Trail!; to learn more, head to the Trail's website. Along with a number of organizations in the Georges River Watershed, Rockland Public Library recently received several pieces of art by Bernard Langlais.  John and Yoke DiGiorgio made a wonderful short film about the joint project of the Kohler Foundation, Colby College Museum of Art, and the Georges River Land Trust and the restoration  which took place at the Langlais' (former) Cushing estate.

Programs & Events

Film: Murder, She Said / Thursday, September 11, 2014 6:00 PM
Film: Murder, She Said
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 12, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Crafts / Saturday, September 13, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Crafts
Book Covering Workshop! / Sunday, September 14, 2014 2:00 PM
Book Covering Workshop
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, September 15, 2014 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: Harjula's Barn
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 16, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw Barnyard animals such as cows, pigs, sheep, chickens, roosters, geese, and ducks!
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, September 17, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Library Skills Class / Wednesday, September 17, 2014 11:00 AM
Library Skills Class
Camden Conference Talk: Valery Kostin / Thursday, September 18, 2014 6:00 PM
Camden Conference Talk: Valery Kostin
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 19, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, September 22, 2014 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: A Classic Maine Farmhouse
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's draw Visits to the apple orchard and apple picking!
Storytime & Craft / Wednesday, September 24, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Library Skills Class / Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:00 AM
Library Skills Class
Film: Murder at the Gallop / Thursday, September 25, 2014 6:00 PM
Miss Marple in "Murder at the Gallop"
Baby Storytime / Friday, September 26, 2014 10:00 AM
Baby Storytime
Storytime & Craft / Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:30 AM
Storytime & Craft
Fall Farm Festival for Children / Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:30 AM
Fall Farm Festival for Children
Adult Art Workshop / Monday, September 29, 2014 11:00 AM
Adult Art Workshop: St. George Grange
Children's Drawing Class / Tuesday, September 30, 2014 4:00 PM
Let's Draw September gardens!

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