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November 2018

Belfast Bay Watershed Coalition Program

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Atlantic Salmon Restoration Program At this free presentation,Denise Buckley, US Fish and Wildlife Service Senior Staff Biologist at Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery, will chronicle the response to the listing of Atlantic salmon in eight of Maine's rivers as endangered under the protection of the Endangered Species Act in December 2000.

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Knit2Together

November 28 @ 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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December 2018

Come Boating! Presentation

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

In May of 2018, Belfast’s own COME BOATING! rowing fielded three teams to the WORLD PILOT GIG CHAMPIONSHIPS in the Scilly Isles, off the rugged coast of Cornwall, England. These fast and seaworthy craft date back to the 17th century when local pilots would be required to guide ships into port.  Gig rowers waited to spot sails on the horizon, and then would race out to meet the ship.  First one there, got the job.  Hence the Cornish Pilot gigs.  The rowing tradition continues today…

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Midcoast Music Together

December 11 @ 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 in the China Trade” talk by Cipperly Good

December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Camden Conference presents Cipperly Good, Curator and Collections Manager of the Penobscot Marine Museum, at the Belfast Free Library on Tuesday, December 11 at 6:30pm. This event is free and open to all. Drugs, armed conflict, and free trade.  Sound familiar?  The First Opium War of the early 1840s, with British and Chinese fighting over the opium trade and Chinese sovereignty,  opened up Chinese ports to the world.  Maine’s merchant mariners aboard Maine-built ships soon thereafter entered the Chinese…

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Knit2Together

December 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 9, 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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December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

“Books with Bev"  -  Free and open to all. The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World Join Beverly Roxby for a discussion of "The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World."  Author Jeff Goodell traveled across twelve countries, reporting on what he says is "one of the central facts of our time, as real as gravity." Stories from around the world focus on the 145,000,000 people…

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Knit2Together

December 26 @ 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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January 2019

Midcoast Music Together

January 8, 2019 @ 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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Knit2Together

January 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 9, 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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Knit2Together

January 23, 2019 @ 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

Midcoast Music Together

February 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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March 2019

Midcoast Music Together

March 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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