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Book Talk by the Sea

                      Sharing Books and Verse at the                        Camden Public Library

 

The Night She Disappeared

A question for our times: what kind of literature was produced during the COVID-19 pandemic? While many of the books published in the...

Domestic Violence Awareness

October has been observed as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month since 1987. Though it is a sobering observation in many ways,...

Indigenous Peoples' Day

In 2019, Governor Mills signed a bill to reestablish the day formerly celebrated as Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples' Day, a holiday...

A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes

Librarian confession: One Hundred Years of Solitude was one of those books that I remember from high school with a shudder, no doubt...

Banned Books Week

It's Banned Books week! And why are we celebrating such an occasion at the library? The American Library Association and libraries across...

Hispanic Heritage Month

While most heritage month recognitions in the United States last from the first to last day of a given month, Hispanic Heritage Month...

Remembering September 11th

This month, the Camden Public Library will be hosting the 9/11 Memorial & Museum's 20th anniversary poster exhibit "September 11, 2001:...

London's Number One Dog-Walking Agency

"We had been through turmoil and upheaval, a national crisis that rocked our confidence and made us question our priorities, but once all...

The Top New Reads at the Library

Ever wonder how to find out what exciting new books are hitting our shelves? It can be hard to keep track of which interesting titles are...

Mystery Most Maine

The state of Maine is home to a multitude of authors, native born or simply drawn to the inspiring Pine Street State, producing literary...

Literature of the Maine Coast

It's no secret that Midcoast Maine attracts more attention than ever in the summer months, as tourists join us to discover the delights...

The Many Ways of Accessing Austen

Yes, Austentatious is a word. In the publishing world at least. There are countless "classic" writers around the world, revered for...

Greek Retellings

When Madeleine Miller published The Song of Achilles in 2011, who would have guessed that this relatively unknown author's version of the...

The Last Garden in England

I remember once reading an interview by author Kate Morton in which she shared, "I love stories in which the house is more than a...

Seed to Dust

"These ordinary days are delightful; they are what our lives are made of, like arches on a bridge." Can the words of a writer make us see...

Poem of the Week: I Have a Problem

When I read the first line of Greg Santos' poem, "I Have a Problem," I'm reminded of the last line in Ada Limón's poem "The Last Thing,"...

Maine Debuts

It's no secret: Mainers tend to be pretty proud of Maine authors. From the world of children's books to crime fiction to history, Maine...

A Pride Reading List

Happy Pride Month! The annual marking of Pride in June coincides with the 1969 Stonewall uprising, which is largely noted as the start of...

 

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