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...
Thursday, September 25 at 6:00 PM
Film: Murder at the Gallop
Margaret Rutherford stars as the grey-haired, wily sleuth who will not give up until all the pieces of a puzzle have been neatly put in place. This time around, an old village recluse is found dead and everyone except Miss Marple believes he had a heart attack.
Saturday, September 27 - 10:30 am to noon
Fall Farm Festival for Children
E-I-E-I-O! Children can participate in agricultural activities, visit with live animals, meet Farmer Brown, test tasty snacks, and enjoy the last bounty of the Children’s Garden.
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.
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 Classes
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.