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July 2022

Intergenerational Chess

July 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until July 31, 2022

Drop in chess for all ages at the Elm Street Plaza.  Use our chess sets or bring your own. In partnership with Age Friendly Communities of the Lower Kennebec.

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August 2022

Music in the Park

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon in the park to celebrate reaching our Annual Fund goal and to thank our generous donors. Front Porch String Band will be playing in the Gazebo and we will have some of our lawn games set up in Library Park. Pack a picnic lunch, bring a blanket, and enjoy the festivities.

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Yoga in the Gazebo

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on August 15, 2022 at 9:00 am

August gazebo yoga is meant to be a cooling practice for those who wish to embrace a slower, nourishing yoga practice.  Ideal for those who have been away from their mat, are seeking a slower pace, may be recovering from an injury, or simply prefer a reflexive practice.  Mats and blocks available, or bring your own. Taught by Johnna Stanton. Johnna started practicing yoga eighteen years ago after stumbling on an Adult Ed course set in a school library. After…

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September 2022

Bath Book Bash

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

A family friendly book festival and celebration of children’s literature featuring over 25 children’s authors and illustrators, panels, workshops, food trucks and more.  Admission is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase. For more information, including author lineup, visit bathbookbash.org or on social media @bathbookbash.  With support from Bath Sunrise Rotary Club.

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October 2022

An Evening with Lois Lowry

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join beloved author Lois Lowry as she reads from her books, talks about her work, and answers your questions.  Books can be pre-ordered through Mockingbird Bookshop or purchased at the event.  Presented by the Bath Book Bash and the Patten Free Library.

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History of Housing in Bath: Looking Back, Thinking Forward

October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join Deb Keller, Executive Director of Bath Housing, and Mary Kate Kwasnik, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at Patten Free Library, to look back at the history of housing projects in Bath and look towards the future together. This is the first in a series of community conversations about housing between Bath Housing and the community.  This program is presented in person and live on Zoom.  Registration required for Zoom only.

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November 2022

Knitting Circle

November 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2022

Open to all ages and abilities- you don’t even have to be a knitter!  Bring your supplies or use ours.  Drop in every Monday for crafts and conversation.

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Giving Tuesday

November 29

DOUBLE THE IMPACT OF YOUR GIFT! When you make a donation to support Patten Free Library this Giving Tuesday the Friends of Patten Free Library will DOUBLE THE IMPACT by matching all donations made by NEW and LAPSED donors. Receive a free PFL booklight when you make your donation in person.

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Winter Sharing Table

November 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 2, 2023

Generously provided by the Merrymeeting Gleaners, the sharing table is open to anyone, there is no income or residency requirement and it is 100% anonymous. The table is stocked with fresh produce as well as some prepared items, processed using any surplus gleaned food. Take what you need and leave the rest for your friends and neighbors.  Located November-May inside the children’s side entrance by the drinking fountain.

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December 2022

Tiny Art Auction

December 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until December 16, 2022

Welcome to our Tiny Art auction! These 3×3 pieces of art were created by community members as part of our summer Tiny Art Show celebrating our Summer Reading Program: Oceans of Possibilities. Now you can take one (or several) of these tiny pieces home and support Patten Free Library at the same time. They make wonderful holiday gifts! The auction is online only and runs December 1 through December 16.  All bids must be received by midnight on December 16. …

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