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January 2019

Introduction to Edible Landscaping with Aaron Parker

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

Any landscape can incorporate an abundance of edible plants.  Learn about a selection of styles, techniques and plants to turn your surroundings into an edible oasis. Aaron Parker is the proprietor of Edgewood Nursery in Falmouth, a small nursery specializing in unusual edible and medicinal plants.  As well as a nurseryman, he is a father, landscaper and volunteer coordinator of Mt. Joy Orchard, which grows fruit for the community on Portland’s Munjoy Hill. This program is part of the 2019…

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Knit2Together

January 23 @ 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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February 2019

Maine Mycological Society Presentation

February 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Seanna Annis Spores!  Come take a tour through the realm of spores from formation to dispersal...how do they become what they are? how they get to where they need to be?  Seanna is an Associate Professor of Mycology and Extension Professor with the University of Maine-Orono.  Her research examines the genetic diversity, physiology and molecular biology of various fungal pathogens and applied aspects of control of fungi that attack lowbush blueberry.

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New Year New Attitude!

February 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Gilda Joffe, Certified HeartMath Trainer and Coach on Monday February 4th at 6:30 to discuss what stress is, how it affects us, and how we can start the path to changing our responses. Her Introduction to HeartMath will explore how to manage stress both at home and at work to increase resilience and productivity. HeartMath is a scientific approach to emotional and behavioral change which is grounded in more than 20 years of research. It suggests very specific internal…

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Midcoast Music Together

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until March 12, 2019

A free music and movement program for children age birth to 5 and their caregivers. Held on the second Tuesday of each month with Jess Day of Midcoast Music Together. This is the essential Music Together® class, one that a child can attend from birth through age five through all nine song collections. This basic class follows the recommendations of child development researchers—grouping children of a variety of ages because this fosters natural, family-style learning. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating…

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Belfast Free Art Group

February 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Belfast Free Art Group replaced the Belfast Free Sketchers and will focus on sharing a variety of art-related subjects and activities. Meetings will continue on the 2nd Tuesdays of the month and are free and open to the public and to various art interests and levels of experience. Each session will open with a group sharing time of learning and projects that participants have been working on. There will be time for independent work in mediums and formats of each…

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History of Cheese in Maine with Eric Rector

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Eric Rector has been making cheese commercially since 2006, but his interest in cheese goes back to the 1980s when he discovered that there was a world beyond Kraft Individual Slices of Processed American Cheese Food. Recently Eric researched the history of cheese making in his town of Monroe, which extends from the 1870s through the 1940s. Dairy has always been one of the top three agricultural industries in Maine, and Maine once had over 60 cheese factories across the…

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Discovering Wilderness on the Mississippi River with Chris Battaglia

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Come Boating! Belfast’s Community Boating Organization and the Belfast Free Library are cosponsoring this event which is free and open to the public. Chris Battaglia spent six weeks paddling and documenting the Lower Mississippi River from St. Louis to the Gulf of Mexico in a 30 foot voyageur canoe. Come hear Chris share the 1,152 mile journey through stories, photographs, and video clips exploring the awe-inspiring landscape found between the levees of the mighty Mississippi River.  

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March 2019

Midcoast Music Together

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until March 12, 2019

A free music and movement program for children age birth to 5 and their caregivers. Held on the second Tuesday of each month with Jess Day of Midcoast Music Together. This is the essential Music Together® class, one that a child can attend from birth through age five through all nine song collections. This basic class follows the recommendations of child development researchers—grouping children of a variety of ages because this fosters natural, family-style learning. Younger children enjoy watching and imitating…

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Maine Mycological Society Presentation

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

David Porter Mushroom Microscopy When we use a 10x hand lens in the field, we are able to see details of the surfaces of mushrooms that might not otherwise be clear to our unaided eyes - surface scales and hairs, spore producing tissue, etc.  But in the laboratory, with a compound microscope and an increased resolution of 1000 times that of the unaided eye, the intricate magnified world is truly astonishing.  The details of mushroom spores and their exotic surface ornamentations, the…

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