Events at Camden Public Library: July 2020

Fri, 06/26/2020 - 4:30pm

Story Location:
Camden Amphitheatre
Camden  Maine
United States

CAMDEN — July at the Camden Public Library heads outside for yoga in the Amphitheatre, a gong bath, and walking tours. The Library heads back to internet devices for virtual lectures, read-alouds, and group activities.

Wednesday, July 1, 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, July 2, 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, July 2, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. It Takes a Village to Build a Community: The Guatemala Experience. From her perspectives as a photographer and physical therapist, Sue Michlovitz will discuss what she has learned from her participation in nine medical and community outreach missions to Guatemala from 2007 to 2018. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a link to attend.

Friday, July 3, 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, July 3, 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.

FridayJuly 3, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Historic Walking Tours. This free entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre. The tour begins in the Children’s Garden of the Camden Public Library on Atlantic Avenue and ends at the Village Green. Moderate walking involved; suitable for all ages. Tours will be conducted entirely out-of-doors and will be weather dependent. Face masks will be required, and each tour will be limited to 6 people. Advance reservations are also required; please call the Library at 207-236-3440 to book your spot.

FridayJuly 3, 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, July 6, 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, July 6, 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! Visit the Walsh History Center Hour feature on the library’s homepage to request a link: librarycamden.org

Tuesday, July 7, 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, July 7, 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, July 7, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Resilience: One Family’s Story of Hope and Triumph Over Evil. The Camden Public Library welcomes Dr. Judy Stone, the daughter of Hungarian survivors of Auschwitz and Dachau, for a talk online about her new book Resilience — the story of her family’s strength and resilience during some of the most horrific events of the twentieth century. This presentation will occur via the Zoom platform. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a link to attend.

Wednesday, July 8, 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, July 9, 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, July 9, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Poured Marbled Paintings: A Presentation by Artist Jon Byrer. The Camden Public Library will host its July Artist-of-the-Month, Jon Byrer, for an online presentation exploring his extraordinary, impressionistic painting style. Byrer calls his method “poured marbled painting.” The program will be held via the Zoom platform. Please email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a link to attend.

Friday, July 10, 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, July 10, 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.

FridayJuly 10, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Historic Walking Tours. This free entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre. The tour begins in the Children’s Garden of the Camden Public Library on Atlantic Avenue and ends at the Village Green. Moderate walking involved; suitable for all ages. Tours will be conducted entirely out-of-doors and will be weather dependent. Face masks will be required, and each tour will be limited to 6 people. Advance reservations are also required; please call the Library at 207-236-3440 to book your spot.

FridayJuly 10, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 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, July 13, 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! Visit the Walsh History Center Hour feature on the library’s homepage to request a link: librarycamden.org

Tuesday, July 14, 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, July 14, 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, July 14, 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, July 14, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Tuesday Book Club in the Amphitheatre. The group will be discussing the book Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie 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, July 14, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Pandemic Purling! Meeting on Zoom. Check out the library’s new virtual knitting group. Bring your own knitting project, or try something new! Miss Loraine leads the online knitting circle every second Tuesday through June. Email Miss Loraine at lmurray@librarycamden.org if you would like to be sent a link to the Zoom meeting.

Wednesday, July 15, 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, July 16, 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, July 16, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Bicentennial Series: Whaling in Maine. The library welcomes author and historian Charles H. Lagerbom for an online presentation that will reveal why Maine should rightly take its place alongside its more well-known New England whaling neighbors. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to attend the talk.

Friday, July 17, 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, July 17, 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.

FridayJuly 17, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Historic Walking Tours. This free entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre. The tour begins in the Children’s Garden of the Camden Public Library on Atlantic Avenue and ends at the Village Green. Moderate walking involved; suitable for all ages. Tours will be conducted entirely out-of-doors and will be weather dependent. Face masks will be required, and each tour will be limited to 6 people. Advance reservations are also required; please call the Library at 207-236-3440 to book your spot.

FridayJuly 17, 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, July 20, 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, July 20, 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! Visit the Walsh History Center Hour feature on the library’s homepage to request a link: librarycamden.org

Tuesday, July 21, 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, July 22, 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, July 23, 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.

Friday, July 24, 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, July 24, 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.

FridayJuly 24, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Historic Walking Tours. This free entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre. The tour begins in the Children’s Garden of the Camden Public Library on Atlantic Avenue and ends at the Village Green. Moderate walking involved; suitable for all ages. Tours will be conducted entirely out-of-doors and will be weather dependent. Face masks will be required, and each tour will be limited to 6 people. Advance reservations are also required; please call the Library at 207-236-3440 to book your spot.

FridayJuly 24, 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, July 27, 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, July 27, 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, July 27, 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! Visit the Walsh History Center Hour feature on the library’s homepage to request a link: librarycamden.org

Tuesday, July 28, 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, July 28, 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

Wednesday, June 29, 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, July 30, 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, July 31, 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.

FridayJuly 31, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Historic Walking Tours. This free entertaining and educational walking tour features a handful of historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre. The tour begins in the Children’s Garden of the Camden Public Library on Atlantic Avenue and ends at the Village Green. Moderate walking involved; suitable for all ages. Tours will be conducted entirely out-of-doors and will be weather dependent. Face masks will be required, and each tour will be limited to 6 people. Advance reservations are also required; please call the Library at 207-236-3440 to book your spot.

FridayJune 31, 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