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Movers & Shakers: Midcoast Women of the Maine Legislature - March 22, 6:30-8:00pm Maine ranks 5th in the nation with 43% of the state legislature comprised of women and many hail from the Midcoast, representing Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties. Join the conversation, moderated by The Honorable Mary Cathcart who served in both the House and the Senate from 1996 to 2004. By the end of the program, we will have a better understanding of the priorities for the 130th legislative session, especially as it addresses the needs of women and families. A Q&A period will follow. Register
MDIFW Moose - Tuesday, February 23, 6:30pm Moose Biologist Lee Kantar will do a live presentation to learn more about Maine's moose. She will discuss their amazing adaptations and take a look at the many ways moose are appreciated - by hikers, wildlife viewers, and hunters. We will talk about some of the troubles they face, including winter tick, how the Department studies moose, and the work being done to keep Maine’s moose population healthy and stable for the future. The session will end with questions and answers. Can't make it to the live talk? The talk will be recorded and available at the link below. TO JOIN LIVE: https://lnks.gd/.../eyJhbGc.../s/1289212281/br/97993238296-l
John Bunker: Grandma’s Apple Orchard: the perfect orchard with only twelve trees, Wednesday, February 24, 7:00pm Palermo Community Library invites you to join John Bunker, recipient of the 2019 Commissioner's Distinguished Service Award for saving Maine's Apple heritage, for: Grandma's Apple Orchard: the perfect orchard with only twelve trees. How did she do it? Join Zoom Meeting https://networkmaine.zoom.us/j/87563561570pwd=eGZLVUYyQURjRHN5N2ZFUGh2SmdOQT09 Meeting ID: 875 6356 1570 Passcode: 061741
Documenting Racial Violence: On Finding History We Don’t Want to Remember - Thursday, February 25, 5-6:30pm Karen Sieber, Humanities Specialist at the University of Maine’s McGillicuddy Humanities Center, will speak about her work as a historian tracking down documentation of ugly and often forgotten moments in history, both nationwide and here in Maine, bringing to light the nation’s long history of violence against people of color. Register
“War Pigeons” Book Talk with Author Elizabeth Macalaster - Thursday, February 25 @ 6:00 pm Camden Public Library welcomes author Elizabeth Macalaster of Brunswick, ME for an online presentation discussing her new book War Pigeons: Winged Couriers in the U.S. Military, 1878-1957 (McFarland Books, October 2020). Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a Zoom link to attend. Find out more
Susan Conley Presents Landslide, in Conversation with Richard Russo - Thursday, March 4, 7:00pm Susan Conley will discuss her remarkable new novel, Landslide. Richard Russo received the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls in 2002. Both authors live in Portland, Maine. This event is hosted over Zoom by Knopf and co-sponsored by Maine libraries, For the link to register, please email email@example.com by 5 p.m. on March 4.
The Nickel Boys: Historical Context and Contemporary Applications, a Facilitated Dialogue -Thursday, March 11, 6–7:30pm David Patrick and Desiree Vargas of Racial Equity & Justice. Register
Celebrating (PI)E Day - March 14, or 3.14 Math enthusiasts and dessert lovers can unite over a delicious slice of pie. Celebrate your love of infinite decimal places with your kids by challenging them to a PI(E) bake-off! Both Geometry Is as Easy as Pie and Geology Is A Piece of Cake by Katie Coppens can be borrowed from the library.
Town of Liberty Annual Meeting - Saturday, June 12, 9:00am Like last year, the plan is to hold it at the Liberty Fire Station.
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