Loading Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events Search

September 2019

Book Discussion: “The Woman Warrior” by Maxine Hong Kingston

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This memoir, which blends autobiography and folktale, dips back and forth in time between the past of Kingston’s ancestors in pre-Mao China, to her growing up Chinese-American in modern-day California, to the fantasy of an imagined life as a female avenger. As cultural critic John Leonard wrote in the New York Times’ 1976 review, the result is a book that is “fierce intelligence, all sinew, prowling among the emotions.” The New York Times recently named “The Woman Warrior” as one…

Find out more »

Toddler Tales

September 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Toddler Tales will be held every Thursday mornings from 10:30-11:00. Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, finger plays and spending time with other toddlers from the area.

Find out more »

Living Well for Better Health Workshop

September 19 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until October 17, 2019

Living Well for Better Health is an ideal workshop for people who may have health conditions like heart disease, asthma, Lyme disease, or COPD. Participants who complete the series report improved symptom management, increased physical activity, better communication with their medical team/s, and general improvement in health. This series is free and open to the public. Please visit healthylivingforme.org, call 1-800-620-6036 or email info@healthylivingforme.org for more information and to register. Healthy Living for ME is a statewide network of evidence-based…

Find out more »

Preschool Story Time

September 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating indefinitely

Preschool Story Time is offered every Friday from 10:30-11:00. The program is for children ages 3 – 5 and their caregiver. Story Time is approximately 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, movement and creative activity. This Friday 9/20/19 will feature a guest reader!

Find out more »

3rd Friday Art Walk – Melanie Willey

September 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Find out more »

New Shades of Blue in Concert

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Juliane Gardner & Christopher Poulin began playing together in college when they met as students in a Jazz and Contemporary Music Program. They continued to perform together in various groups until the band was formed in its present configuration. Since then New Shades of Blue has enjoyed a playing schedule up and down the coast of Maine and New England. They please audiences with an eclectic mix, from old time jazz favorites to originals, some blues and sometimes even reggae…

Find out more »

Monday Teen Programs: Make a Zine!

September 23 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

We’re celebrating the Library’s expanded hours with a month of Monday programs for Teens!  On September 23, you can work with Mandy Russell of Painted Dog Studio to design and create your own zine (magazine).  You will leave the workshop with your first publication in hand, and will help the Library start its own YA zine collection.  Snacks, too. We’ll meet in the Teen Space.  Open to all in grades six through twelve.  Space is limited, so please sign up. …

Find out more »

Thinking about Climate Change in Bath

September 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

John Zittel, a Bath resident, has prepared a talk on Thinking About Climate Change in Bath.  Climate change is real and it’s here now.  Dealing with it will take a mix of actions; no single thing that we can do will solve the problem.  This talk illustrates the issues and reviews possible strategies for global and national action.  It then focuses on Bath to consider how to plan, prepare and act for both the near and the long term.

Find out more »

Jayne Boisvert: “Pilgrimage to Paris: The Cheapo Snob’s Guide to the City and the Americans Who Lived There”.

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Jayne R. Boisvert will introduce her easy-to-use travel guide, Pilgrimage to Paris: The Cheapo Snob’s Guide to the City and the Americans Who Lived There. An ardent traveler, Dr. Boisvert has visited many different areas of France and the Francophone world over the years. Signed copies of the book will be available for sale.

Find out more »

Monday Teen Programs: Make Sushi!

September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

We’re celebrating the Library’s expanded hours with a month of Monday programs for Teens!  On September 30, join the Now You’re Cooking staff and learn to make vegetable sushi.  After you make a gorgeous, delicious, and healthy sushi roll, you can enjoy eating it!   We’ll meet in the Teen Space.  Open to all in grades six through twelve.  Space is limited, so please sign up!  Register through the Reference Desk (pflreference@patten.lib.me.us or 443-5141, ext. 12)

Find out more »
+ Export Events

Library Hours

Monday 12:00pm 8:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am 8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am 8:00pm
Thursday 10:00am 5:00pm
Friday 10:00am 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am 4:00pm
Sunday Closed

News & Updates