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February 2020

The Unique Me!

February 28 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am

 Presented by High Touch High Tech of Maine!  Join us at the Patten Free Library on Friday, February 28, to learn about what makes you special! Find out why you look different than other people and what your special traits are. You will even get to be “fingerprinted”.  Recommended for preschoolers ages 3 – 5. Friday, February 28, 2020 from 11:15-11:45

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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 - 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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Little Roots Music Group!

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

317 Main Little Roots Musical Adventure, Tuesday, March 10, 10:30am-11:00am, brought to the library by 317 Main Little Roots. Early childhood music educators will sing, play and introduce their favorite age appropriate instruments. Children will become familiar with ukuleles, fiddles, djembe drums and tiny pianos! This program is open to 3-6 year olds with a grown-up.

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Teen Event: Perfect Pizza at Now You’re Cooking!

March 10 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

What smells better than pizza baking in the oven? Nothing! Learn how to make homemade pizza, a crunchy green salad with dressing, and then feast on both!   We’ll meet at Now You’re Cooking to cook in their kitchen. This is a free program open to students in grades seven to twelve. Class size is limited to eight, and pre-registration is required. To register, contact the library at 443-5141, ext. 12 or pflreference@patten.lib.me.us

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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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Babies Morning Out!

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until March 25, 2020

Baby’s Morning Out is a story time event aimed at children 0-18 months. Interactive singing, finger plays and fun will be featured in stories old and new. Grabbing babies attention and supporting their learning is what these story times are all about. So meet new parents and spend some time with your baby at the library!

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Toddler Tales!

March 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating until March 26, 2020

Toddler Tales is a story time event aimed at children who are walking to age 3 and their caregivers. Learn new stories, finger plays and songs all in a playful, relaxed atmosphere.

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Preschool Story Time!

March 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until March 27, 2020

Preschool Story Time is offered every Friday from 10:30-11:00. The program is for children ages 3 – 5 and their caregiver. Story Time is approximately 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, movement and creative activity.

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