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March 2018

Now Read This Book Group

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

David Grann’s true crime tale “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI” is our February pick for the new PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This.” Become a member of the book club by joining our Facebook group, or by signing up to our newsletter. Learn more about the book club here. New members welcome!

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Searching Science: “Phytoplankton”

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

LeAnn Pritchard Whitney, a postdoctoral researcher at Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, will talk about phytoplankton–the microscopic photosynthetic plants of the ocean – and more specifically, about how these seemingly simple organisms use complex strategies to live in a constantly changing marine environment. She will bring a few microscopes and phytoplankton samples to look at.        

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Chess Club

March 22 @ 3:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30am on Thursday, repeating until April 26, 2018

Chess Club, Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm, ages 6-11, with high school student, Lucas Blaiklock, our awesome Chess Leader. We supply the chess sets, too!

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AARP Tax Aide Volunteers

March 22 @ 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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Storytimes for 2’s & 3’s

March 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every 6 weeks that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

Time for 2’s & 3’s ~ Thursdays, 10:30-11:00am. Join the circle of little friends & enjoy short stories, songs & puppet

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The Art of Henna: Teen Event

March 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us for this free workshop with professional henna artist Genevieve Levin of ReMarkable Blackbird.  See a henna demonstration and leave with a small henna drawing applied to your hand which will last for one to three weeks.  The workshop is free for students in grades seven to twelve.  Space is limited, so registration is required.  Please call 443-5141, extension 12 to sign up.

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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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Marine Mammals of Maine

March 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Do you know what to do if you find an animal stranded on the beach? Marine Mammals of Maine rescues 300 marine animals every year, and works hard to nurse these animals back to health. Come in to the library to learn more about Marine Mammals of Maine, and learn how to tell if a stranded animal really needs help and what you should do. We will talk about some of the common local marine animals you may see off…

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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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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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