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February 2020

iPad for Seniors: Email and Messaging

February 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This is the make-up class for what was originally Session 2 of the “Ipad for Seniors” series.   We’ll cover the basics of texting and emailing. Questions?  Contact Roberta Jordan at 443-5141, ext. 25.

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Library Fundraiser at Bath Brewing Co.

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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“Loving” (2016)

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The story of Richard (Joel Edgerton) and Mildred (Ruth Negga) Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court. Negga was nominated for the Best Actress Academy Award. Sponsored by Mid Coast Hospital

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iPad for Seniors: Session 4. Browsers, Bookmarks, Shortcuts, and Siri

February 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

The fourth session in iPad for Seniors will cover tricks and tips for using the iPad browser, Safari, and how to create organize bookmarks. We’ll also look at the new “Shortcuts” app after we learn the basics of using Siri.    No pre-registration is required; contact Roberta Jordan (443-5141, ext. 25) or rjordan@patten.lib.me.us.  Make sure your iPad has the latest operating system installed (iOS 13.3).

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March 2020

Painted Bookmark Swap

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Create gorgeous, hand-painted papers with Patten Free Library’s own Amanda Walden.  Come paint, stencil, and doodle layers on sheets of cardstock, and then we will cut them up into bookmarks for you to swap, give as gifts, or keep for yourself. Go home with a rainbow assortment of about 16 bookmarks! This fun, free workshop is for adults only. Registration is required, and is limited to 8 people.  Please call 443-5141, extension 12 to sign up.

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“If Beale Street Could Talk” (2018)

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

A timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem involving newly engaged 19-year-old Tish and her fiancé, Fonny, who have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream. Based on the novel by James Baldwin. Starring Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Regina King. Directed by Barry Jenkins.…

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iPad for Seniors, Session 5: Oh Yeah . . . Books!

March 6 @ 10:30 am - April 10 @ 12:00 pm

This session will show you how to borrow library eBooks and audiobooks using the Cloud Library app.  Time permitting, we’ll look at other sources of free books for your device.  No pre-registration is required; contact Roberta Jordan (rjordan@patten.lib.me.us, 443-5141, ext. 25) with questions.  Make sure that your iPad has the latest operating system (iOS 13.3), and if you can, download the Cloud Library app before the session.  

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Trudy Callaghan in Concert

March 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Trudy Callaghan, originally from County Meath in Ireland, now lives in Deering Center, Portland.  She draws upon a rich tradition of Irish and Scottish songs, as well as English broadside ballads.  It’s a unique mix – from sweet melodies to strong narratives.  A brief description before each song helps anchor it in time and place, while the songs themselves open up a window onto times past – from love songs to songs of trades long gone – ploughmen, shoemakers, blacksmiths…

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“Selma” Rescheduled

March 17 @ 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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April 2020

Thousands of Voices: Seeking the Vote for Maine Women

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

Candace Kanes, PhD, is an independent historian who was co-curator of the Maine State Museum exhibit, Women’s Long Road: 100 Years to the Vote. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, a Master’s in American and Women’s Studies, and a Doctorate in American history. She has worked for newspapers in Ohio and Maine, taught history at several colleges in Maine, worked for a number of years as curator of Maine Memory Network at the Maine Historical Society, led numerous Let’s Talk…

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February 17, 2020 Closed
Tuesday 10:00am 8:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am 8:00pm
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Friday 10:00am 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am 4:00pm
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