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February 2024

Love Your Library

February 1 - February 29

Our library is a hub of knowledge, inspiration, and community. This February, let’s come together to show some love to our beloved Patten Free Library. Every dollar raised goes directly to enhancing our library’s resources and programs. Let’s make this month unforgettable for Patten Free Library! Your support makes a difference. Together, we can ensure that our library continues to thrive and serve the community.   Three ways to Love Your Library: Make a donation! Give at the circ desk,…

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Remote-Work Pods

February 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until February 29, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the placement of two remote-work pods, purchased with grant funding from the Remote Work through Libraries Initiative administered by the Maine State Library and the Department of Economic and Community Development. We are a community and business hub for the mid-coast region and the two new work pods provide soundproof space for individual telecommunication needs such as virtual meetings, telehealth appointments, and networking events. In addition to the two new work pods, designated for individual use, the library…

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AARP Tax Aide

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 17, 2024

Tuesdays 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Thursdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. from February 6- April 17.   Get help with your taxes from Tax-Aide volunteers. No appointments are required or will be made. Before your visit please fill out the Intake Questionnaire available at the front desk. For more information call Local Coordinator Mary Louise Blanchard at 207-386-1048.

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Race & Equity: Literary Voices with Dustin Ward

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on March 13, 2024 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 27, 2024 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 3, 2024 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 17, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Engage with insightful literary voices in order to better understand our role, individually and as a community, regarding race in America. We will Learn, Think, and Act, with the goals to help empower people to speak up and speak out against racism. Facilitated by Dustin Ward, Racial Equity and Reconciliation Advocate, and supported by The Maine Humanities Council. Required texts: The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley Born a Crime by Trevor Noah Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler Sessions…

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March 2024

Bath Climate Conversations: Demystifying Renewable Electricity Options

March 13 @ 5:30 pm

Are you interested in renewable energy, but you don’t know where to start?  Are you overwhelmed with the options and flyers that you get in the mail?  Come learn about different options for supporting renewable energy – whether it is installing it on your home, through a community solar subscription, or purchasing from a utility-provided renewable energy option.  You will leave this session empowered to decide which option is best for you and how to take the next step and…

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PFL Book Group

March 14 @ 3:00 pm - May 16 @ 4:00 pm

PFL book Group meets in person on the 2nd Thursday of each month for a reading discussion. We select a pair of books – one fiction, one nonfiction – to discuss each month. The titles for Fall are selected in September, the titles for Spring in January. New members are always welcome! Spring 2024 Selected Pairs  March 14: Fiction: The Overstory by Richard Powers, and Nonfiction: Treeline: the last forest and the future of life on earth by Ben Rawlence.  April 18*: Fiction: The Fraud by…

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April 2024

Bath Climate Conversations: Landscaping for Climate Resilience

April 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn how to make your landscaping more resilient to changes in climate, from planting native species to increasing the plant diversity in your lawn and garden. We’ll provide a list of native plants suitable for our coastal climate that are expected to persist under milder conditions.  This program part of a continuing series of Bath Climate Conversations focused on learning, discussing, and connecting around ways to sustain and support our vibrant town as climate change occurs. Hosted by Bath Climate Action Commission…

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Monday 10 AM 5 PM
February 19, 2024 Closed
Tuesday 10 AM 7 PM
Wednesday 10 AM 7 PM
Thursday 10 AM 5 PM
Friday 10 AM 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM 4 PM
Sunday Closed

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