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October 2017

Charlie Wing Book Talk: “Salt in Their Veins”

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Famous for their independence and dry humor, coastal Mainers open up to Charlie Wing in “Salt in Their Veins: Conversations with Coastal Mainers.” Read the stories of their lives and their feelings about government, the world, and “people from away.”

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Chess Club

October 19 @ 3:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 30, 2017

Join us Thursdays for Chess Club, elementary school ages, 3:30-4:30pm. High school student and chess enthusiast, Lucas Blaiklock, is our awesome Chess Leader. We supply the chess sets and the instruction! (starting Oct 5th)

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2’s & 3’s Storytimes

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until November 30, 2017

Two and Three Year Old Storytimes  ~ Thursdays, 10:30am-11:00am. Join the circle of little friends & enjoy short stories, songs, puppets & little craft.

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Dori’s Daring Girls Group

October 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 16, 2017

Dori’s Daring Girls Group Dori Brillard, Children’s Room staff member, is starting a weekly gathering for girls ages 9 to 11. The goal is to provide a safe and welcoming space for girls to connect with each other, get in touch with their dreams and creativity, and explore common themes that come up during those formative years. As leader, Dori will be using tools such as arts and crafts, journal writing, open discussion, and light exploration of poetry and language.…

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Friday Parent Talk Series

October 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until October 27, 2017

Join us for a collaboration with Midcoast Maine Community Action’s Families CAN and G.E.A.R. Parent Network (Gaining Empowerment Allows Results). Educators will present the following Parent Talk Series, a parent support and quiet play group concept, to be held for parents with or without their children, Fridays, 10:30am-11:30am, in the Storytime Room. Attend all or one. Sign up kindly required: Communicating with Respect – September 29th Positive Discipline – October 6th Avoiding Power Struggles – October 13th Every Parent Has…

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The Maine Homefront in World War I, a lecture by Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr.

October 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Bath Historical Society presents a lecture by the State Historian, Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., on Maine during World War I. One hundred years ago this last spring, on April 6, 1917, America entered World War I. With the same patriotic fervor that Maine had responded to a call for troops in the Civil War, 35,000 men and women across the state joined the military in 1917-18 to fight in a “war to end all wars” that promised to “make the…

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Haunted Patten 2017: Double Trouble: Laser Tag and the Horror Hotel

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Teen Library Council is back with another haunted tour of Patten Free Library’s darkest corners.  This year’s event is a double feature: come for a tour of the “Horror Hotel” AND play a round of laser tag.  Once you check in, you may never check out! An online reservation request for will be available here beginning at midnight on Tuesday, October 10 by clicking here.  Appropriate for grades six and up. All proceeds will benefit the Teen Space renovation…

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Tuesday Storytimes with Guest Readers

October 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until October 31, 2017

Join us for some story fun with a guest reader volunteer every Tuesday, 10:30-11:00am, September and October. If you’d like be a volunteer reader, contact Carol in the Children’s Room, 443-5141 x17 and thanks!

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Magic on Tuesdays!

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for the weekly Magic gathering at the tables outside the Teen Space.  We start at 3 p.m., and will play as long as the games last (usually until about 6 p.m.) 

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Lego League

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until November 28, 2017

Create ~ Socialize ~ Explore Join us for LEGOs every Tuesday, 4:00-5:00pm, during the school year, ages 6 & up. If you’re a great Lego builder, or a first timer, this is the place for you. We supply heaps of Legos while kids provide the imagination. At the end of each session, you may add your creation to our special display case for the world to see! We don’t want you to lose your favorite pieces. If you have any…

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