Calendar of Events at Camden Public Library for second half of May

Wednesday, May 18, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Book Time for Babies with Miss Amy. Children’s librarian Miss Amy hosts outdoor story times in the Camden Amphitheatre, especially themed for toddlers and babies on Wednesday mornings. Weather permitting. For information email Miss Amy: alhand@librarycamden.org.

Wednesday, May 18, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Art&Journaling. Meetings on Zoom, and project ideas through email. Join this creative group for a different project every Wednesday. Email Amy at alhand@libarycamden.org if you would like to be emailed project ideas and a link to the Zoom Meeting.

Thursday, May 19, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. outdoor Preschooler Story Time with Miss Amy. Children’s librarian Miss Amy hosts outdoor story times in the Camden Amphitheater especially themed for preschoolers on Thursday mornings. Weather permitting. For information email Miss Amy: alhand@librarycamden.org.

Thursday, May 19, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Tai Chi in the Amphitheatre. Join instructor Anna Dembska for tai chi classes by donation for all levels. A portion of the donations collected will benefit the Camden Public Library. For more info and to sign-up, email Anna at camdentaiji@gmail.com. Sign-up is highly recommended so that you can be reached if classes are canceled.

Friday, May 20, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. indoor Preschooler Story Time with Miss Amy. Children’s librarian Miss Amy reintroduces indoor story times in the library’s Picker Room, especially themed for preschoolers on Friday mornings. For information email Miss Amy: alhand@librarycamden.org.

Friday, May 20, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Explorations Read-Aloud: “The Bell Jar.” Local thespian Joseph Coté will read aloud from Sylvia Plath’s American Classic, “The Bell Jar,” a realistic and emotional novel about a woman battling mental illness and societal pressure. New readings become available to watch every Friday at 11:00 am in the “videos” section of the Camden Public Library’s YouTube Channel and Facebook Page.

Friday, May 20, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Friday Film Club: Far East Deep South. The Camden Public Library’s film club salutes Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage by watching “Far East Deep South,” a documentary which explores the seldom-told history of Chinese immigrants living in the American South during the late 1800s to mid-1900s. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org for information about how to stream to the film and to request a Zoom link to attend the discussion.

Monday, May 23, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Free Career Center Services. On 2nd and 4th Monday mornings, a representative from the Career Center will be available at the Camden Public Library to assist members of the public with help writing resumes, learning about job search resources, and more. For more information, contact Marie Curtis at 207-707-2818.

tuesday, May 24, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Read and Chat on Zoom. This Spanish language reading and conversation group is now meeting online via Zoom. Join in to practice your Spanish! For more information and to request a link to attend, email Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com.

Tuesday, May 24, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Guide to a Single Person’s Estate Plan. Jesse Bifulco, an Elder Law Attorney with Penbay Estate Planning Law Center, will provide a free informational session in the Camden Public Library’s Picker Room. The content of the talk is geared especially toward unmarried people or people without relatives. The program can be attended in person or via Zoom. Email jpierce@librarycamden.org to register.

Wednesday, May 25, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Book Time for Babies with Miss Amy. Children’s librarian Miss Amy hosts outdoor story times in the Camden Amphitheatre, especially themed for toddlers and babies on Wednesday mornings. Weather permitting. For information email Miss Amy: alhand@librarycamden.org.

Wednesday, May 25, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Art&Journaling. Meetings on Zoom, and project ideas through email. Join this creative group for a different project every Wednesday. Email Amy at alhand@libarycamden.org if you would like to be emailed project ideas and a link to the Zoom Meeting.

Wednesday, May 25, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Community Mindfulness Meditation Group. The public is invited to gather on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays in the library’s Picker Room to participate in a free, one-hour Community Mindfulness Meditation. Community Mindfulness is an initiative which aims to blend foundational wellness practices with a light, supportive, and fun group experience. For more information email: benjaminsilverman1@gmail.com.

Thursday, May 26, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Preschooler Story Time with Miss Amy. Children’s librarian Miss Amy hosts outdoor story times in the Camden Amphitheater especially themed for preschoolers on Thursday mornings. Weather permitting. For information email Miss Amy: alhand@librarycamden.org.

Thursday, May 26, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Tai Chi in the Amphitheatre. Join instructor Anna Dembska for tai chi classes by donation for all levels. A portion of the donations collected will benefit the Camden Public Library. For more info and to sign-up, email Anna at camdentaiji@gmail.com. Sign-up is highly recommended so that you can be reached if classes are canceled.

Thursday, May 26, 6 pm to 8 pm Songwriter Sessions. 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.

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