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April 2018

Belfast Historical Society and Museum Presentation

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

NOW HE BELONGS TO THE AGES:  A talk on remembering the death of Lincoln. with Rev. Dr. Duncan Newcomer The meaning of Lincoln’s death can change everything about our present national crisis. As Walt Whitman long ago implored, we need to gather for this tragic reminiscence to recover Lincoln. A spiritual view of Lincoln answers our recurring need for wisdom. Rev. Dr. Duncan Newcomer presents “Quiet Fire: The Spiritual Life of Abraham Lincoln” weekly on WERU. He is the author of…

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Poet Laureate Office Hours

April 24 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:45am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

The Poet Is In! Belfast Poet Laureate Tom Moore will be available in the third floor conference room for all of your inquiries and interests!

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Stay-and-Play Baby & Toddler Time

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018

Stay & Play Storytime Birth - 2 years old Share songs, rhymes, and simple books with open playtime on the children's floor. New ideas, old favorites, and friends. Midcoast Music Together sessions on the second Tuesday of each month in the Abbott Room.  

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Author Douglas Rooks

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Maine author and journalist Douglas Rooks will read from his new book, Rise, Decline and Renewal: The Democratic Party in Maine, just published by Hamilton Books. Rise, Decline and Renewal tells the remarkable story of the Maine Democratic Party – how it suddenly rose from irrelevance in 1954 with the election of Governor Ed Muskie, successfully challenged the ruling Republican Party over the next two decades, and initiated a creative period of wide-ranging reforms that produced a model government for…

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April 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until January 23, 2019

Knitters of all experience levels are welcome to join us the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month , from 4-5:30 pm in the Abbott Room. This drop-in event is a chance for knitters- and crocheters too- of all ages and experience levels to chat, get tips, and learn from each other while working on their own projects. Library staff will have computers available to demonstrate how to use Ravelry.com and other websites to help find patterns and organize your…

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An Invitation to Talk About Addiction

April 26 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Thursday, repeating until October 4, 2018

Tim Hughes MD who works at the Seaport Recovery Program invites anyone to come speak with him regarding any feelings, opinions, ideas or thoughts you may have about addiction -- in your family, your community, your friends or in yourself. He wants to listen. Tim has reserved the ABBOTT ROOM AT THE BELFAST FREE LIBRARY EVERY THURSDAY STARTING MARCH 1ST between 1:30 and 2:30 to listen. His hope is to start a conversation, or many conversations, and better understand where…

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April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

PRESENTER: Robin Carr,  Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator for City of Bangor followed by PANEL DISCUSSION and Q & A Information on effects of marijuana on the developing brain, dependence, edibles, delayed effects and driving,  medical marijuana, and Maine law. Come and learn about how marijuana affects you, your child and what’s happening in our community. Appropriate for parents, community members, teens and young adults.

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Preschool Storytime

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until April 26, 2019

Preschool Storytime every Friday at 10:00 Stories, songs, rhymes, special guests, and new crafts each week. Develop early literacy skills and make new friends!  

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Friends of the Library Card and Game Party

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Card & Game party is April 27th, at St. Margaret's Church.  We begin at 1pm.  The entry fee is $10.  And, reservations are necessary:  call Martha Beiser 338-1347 or Mary Rackmales 218-1448​ to reserve a table.

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Cartooning Club

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Friday, repeating until May 25, 2018

The Belfast Free Library will host a Cartooning Club for kids and teens, ages 10 and up, every Friday 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. starting April 27th. Participants will explore drawing techniques and exercises to develop the imagination with graphic artist James Quiqley. Projects may include comic strips, autobiographical illustration, transforming stories to sequential art, and more. All skill levels are welcome and encouraged. Drawing materials will be provided.  James Quigley is a graphic artist, illustrator, and cartoonist residing in Appleton, ME. His…

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