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March 2018

Women Make Movies: “Love and Basketball”

March 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Monica and Quincy love and play basketball together through many life challenges from childhood to adulthood. Directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood, starring Omar Epps and Sanaa Lathan.

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AARP Tax Aide Volunteers

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until April 11, 2018

No appointment necessary. First come, first served basis only.

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The Power of Three: Three Maine Authors, Three New Books, Three Different Styles

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Laurie Apgar Chandler (Upwards), Kelly Brooks-Bay (Sea Glass and the Lighthouse), and Irene M. Drago (Daughters of Long Reach) will talk about why they chose their particular style – memoir, children’s book, novel – and so much more. The Mustard Seed Bookstore will handle sales.  

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AARP Tax Aide Volunteers

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 12, 2018

No appointment necessary; first come, first served basis only.

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Reading with Your Kindle Fire

March 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Finally!  A session for Kindle Fire users on the Cloud Library app!  Learn how to download eBooks and eAudio books on your device using your library card.  (You will need at least a 2nd generation Kindle or newer to participate.)   If you don’t have the app on your device and want some help installing it before the workshop, please stop by the Information Desk in the Reference Room.   Questions?  Contact Roberta Jordan at 443-5141, ext. 25, or by emailing (rjordan@patten.lib.me.us).…

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April 2018

Women Make Movies: “Away from Her”

April 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer’s disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home. Based on a short story by Alice Munro, directed by Sarah Polley. Julie Christie, Michael Murphy, and Gordon Pinsent star. Nominated for two Oscars. Christie won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a drama.

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Student Art Show Opening Reception

April 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join the Teen Library Council as we celebrate the work of student artists from RSU 1 schools and the library service area. The show will run from Wednesday, April 4 through Friday, April 27.  The opening reception begins at 5:00 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served.

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Maine Author Craig Grossi & Fred the Afghan

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Grossi is the author of “Craig & Fred: a Marine, a Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other,” the uplifting and unforgettable true story of a US Marine, the stray dog he met on an Afghan battlefield, and how they saved each other and now travel America together, “spreading the message of stubborn positivity.” The Mustard Seed Bookstore will handle sales.

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Maine Author Doug Rooks

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Rooks’ new book, “Rise, Decline and Renewal,” tells the remarkable story of the Maine Democratic Party. As a journalist, Douglas Rooks served as editorial page editor for the Kennebec Journal in Augusta, editor and publisher of Maine Times; he has written about state government and politics for 33 years, earning numerous national and regional awards. His biography, Statesman: George Mitchell and the Art of the Possible, was published in 2016 by Down East Books. He is currently a local columnist for…

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Ken Bonfield in Concert

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Acoustic guitarist Ken Bonfield returns to Patten Free Library for his fifth performance. The concert is free and open to the public. Bonfield, a self-taught classical guitarist who plays the folk, steel string acoustic guitar has been a Bath favorite since late 2013 when he played his first of several WinterNight concerts. Bonfield is known for his quick wit, his hum-able melodies, his array of custom guitars and his relaxed stage presence.

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