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July 2020

15-Minute Read-Alouds for Middle Schoolers

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

Have you been reading 15 minutes daily? Let us help you get started! Starting next Tuesday, June 30 at noon, we’ll be offering a weekly read-aloud, via ZOOM, for middle schoolers. Every Tuesday through the end of July. We’ve got some great short stories to share, and all you have to do is listen. Tick a square off on your reading log while you eat lunch! Get one step closer to earning Mockingbird Book Shop Gift card! To receive the…

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15-Minute Read-Alouds for Middle Schoolers

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

Have you been reading 15 minutes daily? Let us help you get started! Starting next Tuesday, June 30 at noon, we’ll be offering a weekly read-aloud, via ZOOM, for middle schoolers. Every Tuesday through the end of July. We’ve got some great short stories to share, and all you have to do is listen. Tick a square off on your reading log while you eat lunch! Get one step closer to earning Mockingbird Book Shop Gift card! To listen to…

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15-Minute Read-Alouds for Middle Schoolers

July 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 28, 2020

Have you been reading 15 minutes daily? Let us help you get started! Starting next Tuesday, June 30 at noon, we’ll be offering a weekly read-aloud, via ZOOM, for middle schoolers. Every Tuesday through the end of July. We’ve got some great short stories to share, and all you have to do is listen. Tick a square off on your reading log while you eat lunch! Get one step closer to earning Mockingbird Book Shop Gift card! To receive the…

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High School Book Group: “Reading on Racism (and Anti-Racism)”

July 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

“The only way to undo racism is to constantly identify it and describe it — and then dismantle it.”  – Ibram X. Kendi If you are looking for a way to join the national conversation about systemic racism sparked by the death of George Floyd and others, consider joining this high school book group. During the month of July, we are reading and discussing Ibram X. Kendi’s best-selling book, How to Be an Anti-Racist.  Part memoir, part history lesson, Kendi’s…

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ZOOM Class: How to Use the On-Line Catalogue

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We’re getting a lot more questions these days about how to use the on-line catalogue . . .  to place holds, browse for new books, and renew borrowed items.  If you’d like to know more about how to browse and borrow from the Library from the comfort and safety of your home, this is the class for you.   Email Roberta Jordan at rjordan@patten.lib.me.us for the ZOOM invite.

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September 2020

High School Broadcast Journalism Group: Let’s Podcast!

September 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Interested in Journalism? Let’s Podcast!   Did you know teens are among the most frequent listeners and creators of podcasts? Did you know that the Library has great podcasting equipment and its own podcast, “City of Ships?” Did you know that gathering and reporting stories is a great way to stay connected during a pandemic?  If you’d like to help infuse the library podcast with some young adult stories and perspectives, register for a ZOOM organizational meeting on Wednesday, September…

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October 2020

Common App Workshop for High School Seniors

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Usually we call it the “Pizza Pity Party.”  This year’s Common App Workshop is virtual, so the pizza will be impossible to deliver.  But we will have the same expert team of common app experts to help you get started on your college applications. Local college counselors Leslie Trundy of Morse High School and Wendy Thompson of Westport Educational Consulting will be on hand to help students learn the basics about the Common Application web site and about how to…

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Teen Library Council’s Trivia Night

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Teen Library Council for a fun and fast trivia session on Friday, October 16 at 6 p.m.  We hope to make this a monthly event to provide easy, at-home entertainment as the weather gets cold and the days grow short. Several people can play together from the same location, or you can play as an individual.  We’ll play 5 rounds of 10 questions each. Teams/individuals will self-report scores after each round.  Winner(s) get our virtual trivia trophy for…

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Teen Library Council’s Open Mic for Teens in Library Park

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ready for some safely social-distanced entertainment?  The Teen Library Council is having an open mic for teens in Library Park on Sunday, October 25, at 4 p.m.  You can watch in person, or watch a live-stream.  Masks and social distancing will be required for all in-person attendees. Performances will be delivered from the Gazebo; spectators will be in the Park. Bring your own seating.  If you are interested in performing (music, poetry, dance, whatever!), or have questions about performing, contact…

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Author Reading and Book Signing: Nina Powers

October 25 @ 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us for an open air event in Library Park to celebrate a new young author from Bath! Morse High School Senior Nina Powers will take the stage in the Gazebo to provide a brief introduction to and reading from her recently published young adult novel, Boy in Bloom.  The event is open to spectators who wear masks and sit at safe social distances. We will also provide a link for a livestream to the event by Friday, October 23.…

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