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January 2020

iPad for Seniors: Session 1. Getting Started: Understanding Your Machine

January 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating indefinitely

This is the first of five once-a-week sessions, and will cover the most basic operational features of your device (how to navigate settings, an overview of the apps, organization, personalization).  You can come to any one or all the sessions. Pre-registration is not required; contact Roberta Jordan by email (rjordan@patten.lib.me.us) or by phone (443-5141, ext. 25) if you have questions.  Don’t forget to make sure your iPad has the most recent upgrades to the operating system (iOS 13.3)

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February 2020

Town History Series 2020: West Bath. Don Bruce, “What’s in a Name? An Historical Perspective on Place Names in West Bath”

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In the third lecture of the Town History Series, Don Bruce will give us a number of stories about the origin and meaning of place names in West Bath. The Sagadahoc History and Genealogy Room announces its sixteenth annual Town History Series, jointly sponsored by the Patten Free Library and the Bath Historical Society. On five Saturday mornings in January and February, from 10:30-11:30 A.M., people from the five towns that support the Library will present aspects of their towns’ histories…

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“A Raisin in the Sun” (1961)

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Film adaptation of Lorraine Hansberry’s award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago’s South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations. Starring Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, and Ruby Dee. Sponsored by Mid Coast Hospital

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iPad for Seniors: Session 2. Email and Messaging

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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This is the second of five once-a-week sessions designed to help iPad users aged 55 and up gain comfort and confidence.  We will learn a few tips and tricks about the email app, how to use how to use the basic texting app, and how to set up a video chat in “Face Time.”  Pre-registration is not required; you may come to any one or all the sessions.  Contact Roberta Jordan by email (rjordan@patten.lib.me.us) or by phone (443-5141, ext. 25)…

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Town History Series 2020: Georgetown. “Captain Stin Davis . . . in his own words”

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Our apologies, but this presentation of the Town History Series has been cancelled. The other presentations will go on as scheduled. Each talk will last about 50 minutes, leaving 10 minutes for discussion. Talks are free and open to the public. Doors open at 10 A.M. For questions, call 443-5141, extension 18.

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“Glory” (1989)

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Denzel Washington won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in this story about the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, the Union Army’s second African-American regiment in the Civil War. Matthew Broderick stars as Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, the regiment’s commanding officer, with Washington, Cary Elwes, and Morgan Freeman as fictional members of the 54th. Sponsored by Mid Coast Hospital

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iPad for Seniors: Session 3. Taking, Storing, Sharing Your Photos and Video

February 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 am, repeating indefinitely

This is the third of five once-a-week sessions for iPad users aged 55 and up.  We’ll start by learning how to take photos and shoot video. We’ll also learn how to edit, enhance, store, and organize images, and how to share them across your devices and with other people. Pre-registration is not required; you may come to any one or all the sessions.  Contact Roberta Jordan by email (rjordan@patten.lib.me.us) or by phone (443-5141, ext. 25) with questions. Make sure your…

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Town History Series 2020: Bath. Chris Timm, “Bath’s Ship-Owning Princes”

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

In the last talk of the Town History Series, Chris Timm will consider the ship-owning princes of Bath.  Bath’s maritime families presented a number of public images. Some embraced a salty austerity, while others promoted their role as global connoisseurs of wealth and taste. This talk looks at how these public personas might relate to reality, with an examination of art, architecture, and curios. The image above, courtesy of the Maine Maritime Museum, is of the Houghton,  a full-rigged ship…

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“Selma” (2014)

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Directed by Ava DuVernay, a chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights that culminated with an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Carmen Ejogo, Giovanni Ribisi, Alessandro Nivola, Tim Roth, Cuba Gooding, Jr., and Oprah Winfrey star. Sponsored by Mid Coast Hospital

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Library Fundraiser at Bath Brewing Co.

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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