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February 2017

Opening Reception for Bath Middle School Eighth Grade Art Exhibition

February 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The artwork of eighth grade Bath Middle School students will be on display in the Community Room during the month of February.  We will be celebrating their talents at an opening reception on Friday, February 3 in the Community Room.  All are welcome.

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June 2017

Teen Summer Nights Movie Series: Lego Batman

June 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the opening of our teen movie series on Wednesday, June 21!  Movies are for middle and high school students; admission and popcorn are free!  Our first film of the season is Lego Batman; it has a running time of 104 minutes and is rated PG. Each movie attendee will also receive a “Summer Reading Scratch-Off Ticket.”  There will be two winning tickets each week; the winners get to pick any book from our fantastic book box. Show time…

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Teen Summer Nights Movie Series: Beauty & the Beast

June 28, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for our weekly summer movie for middle and high school students; admission and popcorn are free!  Our June 28 movie is the new Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson; it has a running time of 129 minutes and is rated PG. Each movie attendee will also receive a “Summer Reading Scratch-Off Ticket.”  There will be two winning tickets each week; the winners get to pick any book from our fantastic book box. Show time is at 6 p.m.…

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July 2017

Teen Summer Nights Movie Series: Rogue One

July 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for our weekly movie series for middle and high school students; admission and popcorn are free!  Our July 5 movie is Rogue One; it has a running time of 133 minutes and is rated PG-13. Each movie attendee will also receive a “Summer Reading Scratch-Off Ticket.”  There will be two winning tickets each week; the winners get to pick any book from our fantastic book box. Show time is at 6 p.m. in our air-conditioned Community Room. This year…

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Teen Summer Nights Movie Series: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

July 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for our weekly movie series for middle and high school students; admission and popcorn are free!  Our July 12 movie is Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them; it has a running time of 133 minutes and is rated PG-13. Each movie attendee will also receive a “Summer Reading Scratch-Off Ticket.”  There will be two winning tickets each week; the winners get to pick any book from our fantastic book box. Show time is at 6 p.m. in our…

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Teen Summer Nights Movie Series: Before I Fall

July 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for our weekly summer movie for middle and high school students; admission and popcorn are free!  Our July 19 movie is Before I Fall; it has a running time of 99 minutes and is rated PG-13. Each movie attendee will also receive a “Summer Reading Scratch-Off Ticket.”  There will be two winning tickets each week; the winners get to pick any book from our fantastic book box. Show time is at 6 p.m. in our air-conditioned Community Room. This…

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Teen Summer Nights Movie Series: Lights Out

July 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for our weekly summer movie for middle and high school students; admission and popcorn are free!  Our July 26 movie is Lights Out; it has a running time of 81 minutes and is rated PG-13. Each movie attendee will also receive a “Summer Reading Scratch-Off Ticket.”  There will be two winning tickets each week; the winners get to pick any book from our fantastic book box. Show time is at 6 p.m. in our air-conditioned Community Room. This year…

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August 2017

Teen Summer Nights Movie Series: Central Intelligence

August 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for our weekly summer movie for middle and high school students; admission and popcorn are free!  Our August 2nd movie is Central Intelligence; it has a running time of 114 minutes and is rated PG-13. Each movie attendee will also receive a “Summer Reading Scratch-Off Ticket.”  There will be two winning tickets each week; the winners get to pick any book from our fantastic book box. Show time is at 6 p.m. in our air-conditioned Community Room. This year…

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Teen Summer Nights Movie Series: Kong: Skull Island

August 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for our weekly summer movie for middle and high school students; admission and popcorn are free!  Our August 2nd movie is Kong: Skull Island; it has a running time of 118 minutes and is rated PG-13. Each movie attendee will also receive a “Summer Reading Scratch-Off Ticket.”  There will be two winning tickets each week; the winners get to pick any book from our fantastic book box. Show time is at 6 p.m. in our air-conditioned Community Room. This…

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October 2018

The Great Influenza of 1918 Comes to Bath

October 20, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Marla H. Davis will speak on October 2oth on the historic flu epidemic of World War I. The month with the most cases in Bath was exactly 100 years ago this month. The presentation will focus on the history surrounding the epidemic and its effects on the nation, the state, and the City of Bath. Davis will also consider how this disease began and what local steps were taken to combat it.  Marla H. Davis, a Bath native and a…

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December 2018

Teen Holiday Cookie Decorating with Mae’s Cafe!

December 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Kate Winglass, owner of Mae’s Cafe and Bakery, will demonstrate her amazing cookie decorating techniques in the teen space. You’ll get to try your hand at it, AND sample the results. Or you can box your creations as gifts.  The event is free and open to anyone in the Library service area or attending an RSU1 school in sixth grade and up. Registration is required, since space is limited. To reserve a spot, call 443-5141, extension 12.  

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January 2019

Town History Series: Woolwich Shipbuilding and Shipyards

January 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

The fifteenth annual Town History Series kicks off its celebration of local history as told by local speakers with a talk by Nathan Lipfert, Curator Emeritus of Maine Maritime Museum, on the ships, their builders and the shipyards of Woolwich from 1764 to the present. Doors will open at 10 AM.

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February 2019

Town History Series 2019: “Bath’s Lost Cemeteries”

February 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In the second talk of the 15th annual Town History Series, Brenda Cummings and Tim Richter will give details on the many small Bath cemeteries that are hardly known by most Bath residents. Learn about the stories in stone, some of which need attention. Remember the popularity of this winter lecture series. The doors will open at 10 AM.

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Town History Series 2019: “Life & Liberty in Their Souls: Georgetown’s Free-Will Baptists, 1800-1840”

February 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In Georgetown’s contribution to the Town History Series, Darice Birge will give a detailed history of the Free-Will Baptists in that community, pulling from Georgetown Historical Society’s holding of records of that organization from 1798-1877.  Image courtesy of Georgetown Historical Society.

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Town History Series 2019: “Inns and Eats in West Bath, Then and Now”

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

In the fourth lecture of the 15th annual Town History Series, Avery Hunt of the West Bath Historical Society will offer an illustrated look at the 150-year history of places to stay or eat/buy food in West Bath. Doors open at 10 AM.

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May 2019

How Do Colleges Really Choose Students? An Inside Look at the College Admissions Process

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

High school students in all grades and their parents are invited to an informative, interactive, and entertaining presentation by Wendy Thompson of Westport Educational Consulting to help families understand the role essays, interviews, standardized testing, extracurricular activities, sports, and other factors play in the admissions decisions colleges make. Wendy served on the admissions staff at Bowdoin College from 2000-2012, where she evaluated thousands of applications.  Her college and independent school admissions career spans thirty years.  She conducts college planning workshops…

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