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September 2019

Monday Teen Programs: Make Sushi!

September 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

We’re celebrating the Library’s expanded hours with a month of Monday programs for Teens!  On September 30, join the Now You’re Cooking staff and learn to make vegetable sushi.  After you make a gorgeous, delicious, and healthy sushi roll, you can enjoy eating it!   We’ll meet in the Teen Space.  Open to all in grades six through twelve.  Space is limited, so please sign up!  Register through the Reference Desk (pflreference@patten.lib.me.us or 443-5141, ext. 12)

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“Coyote ~ America’s Songdog” with Geri Vistein

September 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

You’re invited to come along and learn of coyote’s long history on the North American continent: coyote’s relationship with Native peoples and the European Americans; coyote’s complex relationship with the life of Maine’s ecosystems; and coyote’s relationship with us. Come learn coexistence skills that will enhance your life. Come hear the Songdog sing!

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October 2019

Early Head Start Learning Play Group

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Nutty Newton

October 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Seventh Annual “Pizza Pity Party” and Common Application Workshop for High School Seniors

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 develop a strong personal profile.  The event is free and open to any high school senior; pre-registration is required (we need a head count for pizza).  To register, please contact the Information Desk at the Library (443-5141, ext. 12), or email Roberta Jordan at…

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Family Tea Time Event

October 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Monday, repeating until October 7, 2019

Join us in the Children’s Room for a Family Tea Time Event. Bring your friends and family for snacks and tea in celebration of books and children. Dress up or dress casually for the event. Tea Time stories will be shared.

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Maureen Stanton: “Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood”

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

Body Leaping Backward was a “Best New Books” pick in People Magazine and has received favorable reviews from Kirkus, BookPage, The Boston Globe, Shelf Awareness, and BookRiot. Maureen Stanton lives in Georgetown and teaches at UMass Lowell one day a week. “Written with sensual, poetic, and evocative prose, this remarkable memoir is an honest and naked exploration of what it means to live as a young woman in the quiet wreckage of a broken home, in a town whose central industry…

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Head Start Art Show and Story Time!

October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join the Children’s Room in welcoming the Head Start program’s annual art show! Student art will be featured at the library with a story time and social hour from 5:00 – 6:00 on October 8, 2019.

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DaPonte String Quartet

October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an exciting evening with the Daponte String Quartet. Doors open at 5:30pm, music begins at 6pm. $25 each. You can buy them online or at the Patten Free Library. Get them today because seats are limited.  

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Harpswell Author Mark Guerin Book Signing

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

“You Can See More From Up Here” is a coming-of-age tale about the illusion of privilege and the power of the past to inform and possibly heal the present.  The novel should appeal to readers of Elizabeth Strout’s “My Name is Lucy Barton” with its rural Illinois settings and family strife or the rural, coming-of-age story in Delia Owen’s “Where the Crawdads Sing.” In 2004, when middle-aged Walker Maguire is called to the deathbed of his estranged father, his thoughts return to…

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