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Virtual National Library Week at the Camden Public Library

April 16, 2020

In the midst of its temporary closure due to COVID-19 protections, the Camden Public Library is marking a most unusual National Library Week, April 19-25, by ramping up efforts to unite the community virtually. More...

Camden Dermatology & Mohs Surgery offering teledermatology appointments

April 9, 2020

In this unprecedented time of change and in response to the threat of the COVID-19 infection, Dr. Kerry Lavigne and Camden Dermatology & Mohs Surgery is pleased to announce the addition of teledermatology appointments for new and existing patients. More...

Midcoast Rotarians collaborate to help in Knox and Waldo Counties

April 9, 2020

Midcoast Rotarians are dedicated to accelerating and facilitating financial and volunteer support for local organizations, governments, schools, businesses, and individuals negatively impacted by actions taken to stem the spread of the Covid-19. More...

Random Ideas Live-Stream Concert for LGBTQ+ Youth

April 9, 2020

The Maine-based band Random Ideas will be putting on a live-streaming concert for LGBTQ+ youth and youth allies on May 2, from 7 to 9 pm. sponsored by OUT Maine. The concert is part of OUT Maine’s Virtual Rainbow Ball.
The Virtual Rainbow Ball, as well as daily online youth programming, are all free for Maine youth. OUT Maine has virtual programs developed for different age groups, ranging from 11 to 22, including writing and photography workshops, as well as classes about health and relationships. There is even an online DnD group! For more information, and to register, please visit www.outmaine.org More...

Online Presentation about Foraging for Mushrooms

April 9, 2020

On Thursday, April 16, at 6:00 pm, the Camden Public Library and the Maine Mycological Association will host an online presentation by local mycologist and author Greg Marley entitled, “Mushroom Foraging in Maine and New England: Trends, Favorites, and Stories.” The program will be hosted on the Zoom meeting platform, and you can email jpierce@librarycamden.org to request a link to participate. More...

Virtual Lunch with a Librarian

April 9, 2020

Even though the Camden Public Library will be closed through the end of April, you can still enjoy the smiling faces and infinite wisdom of your local librarians from home! Every weekday in April at 1:00 pm, the library will offer an opportunity for the public to chat with a librarian via the Zoom application during the “Lunch with a Librarian” hour. A different librarian will be on call each day to answer questions about books, films, technology, and more! More...

Mt. Battie Tower Star to Shine this Spring!

April 6, 2020

For the first time in its 54-year history, the star atop Mt. Battie will be shining down on Camden during Daylight Savings Time. Members of the assembly crew erected the star on the World War I Memorial Tower on Monday morning, April 6, 2020, after receiving permission from the State of Maine to do so. More...

New Online Knitting Group, “Pandemic Purling!”

April 3, 2020

The Camden Public Library is excited to announce their newest program to be adapted to an online format: “Pandemic Purling!” Join Miss Loraine on Tuesday, April 14, at 4:00 pm via the Zoom meeting platform for an opportunity to work on your knitting projects or get started on a new one. If you would like to be emailed a link to join the Zoom meeting, please contact Miss Loraine at lmurray@librarycamden.org. More...

Permaculture and Regenerative Food Systems Online Presentation

April 3, 2020

On Tuesday, April 14, at 7:00 pm, the Camden Public Library will host Rockland-based permaculture designer, teacher, and builder Jesse Watson for an overview discussion of the permaculture process via the online Zoom platform. He will highlight permaculture design principles and methods by looking at some case studies in Maine. More...

Economic impact payments: What you need to know

April 3, 2020

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced on March 30th that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the stimulus payment. More...