Camden Public Library events: September 2020

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    Calendar of Events at the Camden Public Library: September 2020

    Tuesday, September 1 – Wednesday, September 30, All Day (Online). Virtual Art Exhibit called “Structure & Narrative” Curated by Midcoast Maine Book Arts. Visit the library’s website at librarycamden.org/event/structure-and-narrative to view a fascinating virtual exhibit of book art that stretches the idea of what a book can be. The artists have pledged to donate 20% of sales from the art show to the library during the month of September.

    Tuesday, September 1, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Yoga in the Amphitheatre. Enjoy breathtaking views of Camden Harbor while being guided through a sequence of Yoga poses that are both grounding and uplifting. Certified Yoga Teacher Denyse Robinson will lead small classes with social distancing and safety precautions. All levels welcome. Donations accepted with a portion of the proceeds donated to Camden Public Library. For more information, contact Denyse 207-975-5325 or denyserobinson@gmail.com

    Tuesday, September 1, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Chat with Miss Amy on Zoom. Every Tuesday, parents and children are invited to catch up with children’s librarian Miss Amy in a social chat on Zoom. Email alhand@librarycamden.org for a link to attend.

    Wednesday, September 2, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMCreative Art & Journaling. Meetings on Zoom and project ideas through email. Join this creative group for a different project every Wednesday through June. Email Amy at alhand@libarycamden.org if you would like to be emailed project ideas and a link to the Zoom Meeting.

    Thursday, September 3, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Tech Help Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about a new device you've purchased? Do you need help transferring photos from your camera to your computer? We'll try our best to help you navigate your technology troubles. Visit librarycamden.org/learn-research/techhelphour to make an appointment.

    Thursday, September 3, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A Matter of Simple Justice. The Library welcomes the Honorable Barbara Hackman Franklin, the 29th US Secretary of Commerce, for a discussion about the book: A Matter of Simple Justice by Lee Stout. The book illuminates the Nixon administration’s groundbreaking efforts to expand the role of women—and the long-term significant advances for women in the American workplace. To request a Zoom link, email: jpierce@librarycamden.org

    Friday, September 4, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Yoga in the Amphitheatre. Enjoy breathtaking views of Camden Harbor while being guided through a sequence of Yoga poses that are both grounding and uplifting. Certified Yoga Teacher Denyse Robinson will lead small classes with social distancing and safety precautions. All levels welcome. Donations accepted with a portion of the proceeds donated to Camden Public Library. For more information, contact Denyse 207-975-5325 or denyserobinson@gmail.com

    Friday, September 4, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Explorations: Read-Aloud Group for Adults on Facebook Live. Hear a wide range of fascinating books read aloud by library staff on the Camden Public Library’s Facebook Page. Recordings of the readings are available to watch afterward in the “video” section of the library’s Facebook page.

    FridaySeptember 4, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Online Chess Club. The chess club will be holding online matches every Friday while the library is closed. Members may also challenge other members at any time. You can join the club at https://lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club. If you need help registering or want more information contact Evan Annis at Camdenchessclub@gmail.com

    Monday, September 7, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Sound Immersion/Gong Bath in the Amphitheatre. Musical instrument creator and Sound Therapist Jim Doble will create waves of sound to help participants sonically cleanse, rejuvenate, rest, and recuperate in a safe environment. Sound bathers will be distanced at least 10-feet from one another, and the wearing of a face covering is mandatory (please bring your own). Doble also encourages participants to bring something to lie on (blanket or yoga mat). The program will be held by donation (optional) and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Camden Public Library. Register by email: jim@elementaldesign.me, or call (207) 785-2212.

    Monday, September 7, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Maine Mondays on Facebook Live. Each Monday on the Camden Public Library’s Facebook Page, Julia will read selections from books about Maine’s history. This program is part of the library’s year-long celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial. Recordings of the readings are available to watch afterward in the “video” section of the library’s Facebook page.

    Monday, September 7, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Walsh History Center Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about the history of Camden, your ancestors that may have lived in the area, or the house you live in now? Ken Gross and the Walsh History Center team are happy to try to help find you an answer! Email kgross@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to participate.

    Tuesday, September 8, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Yoga in the Amphitheatre. Enjoy breathtaking views of Camden Harbor while being guided through a sequence of Yoga poses that are both grounding and uplifting. Certified Yoga Teacher Denyse Robinson will lead small classes with social distancing and safety precautions. All levels welcome. Donations accepted with a portion of the proceeds donated to Camden Public Library. For more information, contact Denyse 207-975-5325 or denyserobinson@gmail.com

    Tuesday, September 8, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Chat with Miss Amy on Zoom. Every Tuesday, parents and children are invited to catch up with children’s librarian Miss Amy in a social chat on Zoom. Email alhand@librarycamden.org for a link to attend.

    Tuesday, September 8, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Leer y Charlar on Zoom. This Spanish language reading and conversation group is now meeting online via Zoom. For more information and to request a link attend, email Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com.

    Tuesday, September 8, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Tuesday Book Club in the Amphitheatre. The group will be discussing the book We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter this month. The group meets in the Amphitheatre, with masks and social distancing, weather permitting. Bring your own lawn chair. Contact jpierce@librarycamden.org with questions.

    Tuesday, September 8, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Zoom into the Book Arts Studio. This will be an opportunity to virtually visit the studios of four book artists to learn about their work as well as the tools and processes they use. The event will provide the audience with an intimate look at the artists’ work spaces, and a Q&A session will follow each studio visit. To request a Zoom link to attend, email: jpierce@librarycamden.org.

    Wednesday, September 9, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMCreative Art & Journaling. Meetings on Zoom and project ideas through email. Join this creative group for a different project every Wednesday through June. Email Amy at alhand@libarycamden.org if you would like to be emailed project ideas and a link to the Zoom Meeting.

    Thursday, September 10, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Tech Help Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about a new device you've purchased? Do you need help transferring photos from your camera to your computer? We'll try our best to help you navigate your technology troubles. Visit librarycamden.org/learn-research/techhelphour to make an appointment.

    Thursday, September 10, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The Return of the White Shark. Award-winning freelance journalist Ret Talbot will give a timely online presentation about the return of the white shark. This talk will dive into what we already know about white sharks and how scientists are pushing the boundaries of that knowledge. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to attend the talk.

    Friday, September 11, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Yoga in the Amphitheatre. Enjoy breathtaking views of Camden Harbor while being guided through a sequence of Yoga poses that are both grounding and uplifting. Certified Yoga Teacher Denyse Robinson will lead small classes with social distancing and safety precautions. All levels welcome. Donations accepted with a portion of the proceeds donated to Camden Public Library. For more information, contact Denyse 207-975-5325 or denyserobinson@gmail.com

    Friday, September 11, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Explorations: Read-Aloud Group for Adults on Facebook Live. Hear a wide range of fascinating books read aloud by library staff on the Camden Public Library’s Facebook Page. Recordings of the readings are available to watch afterward in the “video” section of the library’s Facebook page.

    FridaySeptember 11, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Online Chess Club. The chess club will be holding online matches every Friday while the library is closed. Members may also challenge other members at any time. You can join the club at https://lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club. If you need help registering or want more information contact Evan Annis at Camdenchessclub@gmail.com

    Monday, September 14, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Maine Mondays on Facebook Live. Each Monday on the Camden Public Library’s Facebook Page, Julia will read selections from books about Maine’s history. This program is part of the library’s year-long celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial. Recordings of the readings are available to watch afterward in the “video” section of the library’s Facebook page.

    Monday, September 14, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Walsh History Center Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about the history of Camden, your ancestors that may have lived in the area, or the house you live in now? Ken Gross and the Walsh History Center team are happy to try to help find you an answer! Email kgross@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to participate.

    Monday, September 14, 5:15 PM to 6:45 PM. Sound Immersion/Gong Bath in the Amphitheatre. Musical instrument creator and Sound Therapist Jim Doble will create waves of sound to help participants sonically cleanse, rejuvenate, rest, and recuperate in a safe environment. Sound bathers will be distanced at least 10-feet from one another, and the wearing of a face covering is mandatory (please bring your own). Doble also encourages participants to bring something to lie on (blanket or yoga mat). The program will be held by donation (optional) and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Camden Public Library. Register by email: jim@elementaldesign.me, or call (207) 785-2212.

    Tuesday, September 15, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Yoga in the Amphitheatre. Enjoy breathtaking views of Camden Harbor while being guided through a sequence of Yoga poses that are both grounding and uplifting. Certified Yoga Teacher Denyse Robinson will lead small classes with social distancing and safety precautions. All levels welcome. Donations accepted with a portion of the proceeds donated to Camden Public Library. For more information, contact Denyse 207-975-5325 or denyserobinson@gmail.com

    Tuesday, September 15, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Chat with Miss Amy on Zoom. Every Tuesday, parents and children are invited to catch up with children’s librarian Miss Amy in a social chat on Zoom. Email alhand@librarycamden.org for a link to attend.

    Tuesday, September 15, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMCamden Conference Community Event with John Paul Caponigro. Caponigro is an environmental fine art landscape photographer who will be giving a presentation in support of the 2021 Camden Conference theme “Geopolitics of the Arctic.” Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to attend this free event.

    Wednesday, September 16, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMCreative Art & Journaling. Meetings on Zoom and project ideas through email. Join this creative group for a different project every Wednesday through June. Email Amy at alhand@libarycamden.org if you would like to be emailed project ideas and a link to the Zoom meeting.

    Thursday, September 17, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Tech Help Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about a new device you've purchased? Do you need help transferring photos from your camera to your computer? We'll try our best to help you navigate your technology troubles. Visit librarycamden.org/learn-research/techhelphour to make an appointment.

    Thursday, September 17, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Mid-Coast Audubon Talk with Jeffrey Wells. The library’s fall-winter series of Mid-Coast Audubon talks kicks off with a presentation by Jeffrey Wells, vice president of Boreal Conservation for National Audubon and a Fellow of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. He is one of the nation’s leading bird experts and conservation biologists and author of Birder’s Conservation Handbook. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to attend.

    Friday, September 18, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Yoga in the Amphitheatre. Enjoy breathtaking views of Camden Harbor while being guided through a sequence of Yoga poses that are both grounding and uplifting. Certified Yoga Teacher Denyse Robinson will lead small classes with social distancing and safety precautions. All levels welcome. Donations accepted with a portion of the proceeds donated to Camden Public Library. For more information, contact Denyse 207-975-5325 or denyserobinson@gmail.com

    Friday, September 18, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Explorations: Read-Aloud Group for Adults on Facebook Live. Hear a wide range of fascinating books read aloud by library staff on the Camden Public Library’s Facebook Page. Recordings of the readings are available to watch afterward in the “video” section of the library’s Facebook page.

    FridaySeptember 18, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Online Chess Club. The chess club will be holding online matches every Friday while the library is closed. Members may also challenge other members at any time. You can join the club at https://lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club. If you need help registering or want more information contact Evan Annis at Camdenchessclub@gmail.com

    Monday, September 21, 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM. Sound Immersion/Gong Bath in the Amphitheatre. Musical instrument creator and Sound Therapist Jim Doble will create waves of sound to help participants sonically cleanse, rejuvenate, rest, and recuperate in a safe environment. Sound bathers will be distanced at least 10-feet from one another, and the wearing of a face covering is mandatory (please bring your own). Doble also encourages participants to bring something to lie on (blanket or yoga mat). The program will be held by donation (optional) and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Camden Public Library. Register by email: jim@elementaldesign.me, or call (207) 785-2212.

    Monday, September 21, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Maine Mondays on Facebook Live. Each Monday on the Camden Public Library’s Facebook Page, Julia will read selections from books about Maine’s history. This program is part of the library’s year-long celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial. Recordings of the readings are available to watch afterward in the “video” section of the library’s Facebook page.

    Monday, September 21, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Walsh History Center Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about the history of Camden, your ancestors that may have lived in the area, or the house you live in now? Ken Gross and the Walsh History Center team are happy to try to help find you an answer! Email kgross@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to participate.

    Tuesday, September 22, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Yoga in the Amphitheatre. Enjoy breathtaking views of Camden Harbor while being guided through a sequence of Yoga poses that are both grounding and uplifting. Certified Yoga Teacher Denyse Robinson will lead small classes with social distancing and safety precautions. All levels welcome. Donations accepted with a portion of the proceeds donated to Camden Public Library. For more information, contact Denyse 207-975-5325 or denyserobinson@gmail.com

    Tuesday, September 22, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Chat with Miss Amy on Zoom. Every Tuesday, parents and children are invited to catch up with children’s librarian Miss Amy in a social chat on Zoom. Email alhand@librarycamden.org for a link to attend.

    Tuesday, September 22, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Leer y Charlar on Zoom. This Spanish language reading and conversation group is now meeting online via Zoom. For more information and to request a link attend, email Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com

    Tuesday, September 22, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Curtis’ Lyndon: A Panorama of Surpassing Beauty. The Curtis name is well known in the Camden area. This program will be an opportunity to learn more about this famous family of the Gilded Age and Cyrus Curtis’ life in Philadelphia. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to attend.

    Wednesday, September 23, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMCreative Art & Journaling. Meetings on Zoom and project ideas through email. Join this creative group for a different project every Wednesday through June. Email Amy at alhand@libarycamden.org if you would like to be emailed project ideas and a link to the Zoom meeting.

    Thursday, September 24 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Songwriter Sessions on Zoom. A supportive group meeting online for songwriting, performance practice, and collaborating. For more information and a link to participate, email Ken Gross at kgross@librarycamden.org.

    Friday, September 25, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Explorations: Read-Aloud Group for Adults on Facebook Live. Hear a wide range of fascinating books read aloud by library staff on the Camden Public Library’s Facebook Page. Recordings of the readings are available to watch afterward in the “video” section of the library’s Facebook page.

    FridaySeptember 25, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Online Chess Club. The chess club will be holding online matches every Friday while the library is closed. Members may also challenge other members at any time. You can join the club at https://lichess.org/team/camden-chess-club. If you need help registering or want more information contact Evan Annis at Camdenchessclub@gmail.com

    Monday, September 28, 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Maine Mondays on Facebook Live. Each Monday on the Camden Public Library’s Facebook Page, Julia will read selections from books about Maine’s history. This program is part of the library’s year-long celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial. Recordings of the readings are available to watch afterward in the “video” section of the library’s Facebook page.

    Monday, September 28, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Walsh History Center Hour on Zoom. Do you have a question about the history of Camden, your ancestors that may have lived in the area, or the house you live in now? Ken Gross and the Walsh History Center team are happy to try to help find you an answer! Email kgross@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to participate.

    Tuesday, September 29, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Yoga in the Amphitheatre. Enjoy breathtaking views of Camden Harbor while being guided through a sequence of Yoga poses that are both grounding and uplifting. Certified Yoga Teacher Denyse Robinson will lead small classes with social distancing and safety precautions. All levels welcome. Donations accepted with a portion of the proceeds donated to Camden Public Library. For more information, contact Denyse 207-975-5325 or denyserobinson@gmail.com

    Tuesday, September 29, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Chat with Miss Amy on Zoom. Every Tuesday, parents and children are invited to catch up with children’s librarian Miss Amy in a social chat on Zoom. Email alhand@librarycamden.org for a link to attend.

    Tuesday, September 29, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Be Strong. Be Wise. This presentation by author Amy R. Carpenter is for parents and young adults. It will discuss Carpenter’s book which deals with how to prevent sexual assault once teens leave high school. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to attend.

    Wednesday, September 30, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PMCreative Art & Journaling. Meetings on Zoom and project ideas through email. Join this creative group for a different project every Wednesday through June. Email Amy at alhand@libarycamden.org if you would like to be emailed project ideas and a link to the Zoom meeting.