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Book Talk by the Sea

                      Sharing Books and Verse at the                        Camden Public Library

 

Poem of the Week: Back to the Past

Amanda Gorman has captivated a large audience since stepping up to the mike with a powerful poem, "The Hill We Climb," at last January's...

Black History Month

Last week, Book Talk by the Sea opened the celebrated start of Black History Month with a poem by Clint Smith, and while there is more...

All We Can Save

One of the great joys of being a cataloger in a library is getting to handle and peruse every new or donated book that enters our...

Ways to Read in 2022

January tends to be a month of goals and plans. Resolutions, committed dreams for how the new year will go. Often this focus extends to...

Poem of the Week: The Thing Is

We've delved into 2022, taking on these first two weeks with, I think, a shared hope for a better year for everyone, for the world. The...

Poem of the Week: Branch Library

Here's to starting 2022 with a bit of unharnessed joy! The Camden Public Library serves a fairly small community in our coastal town and...

The Beatryce Prophecy

The goat. The goat was in his heart, too. Seemingly, the heart could hold an untold amount of things—letters and people and goats and...

The Book of Magic

Readers, what do you do when a series comes to an end? How do you feel? Where do you turn next in the altered literary landscape?...

Dear Memory

Dear Memory: Letters on Writing, Silence and Grief Years ago, before my father died, he asked if I would like to have the letters his...

Poetry for the Thanksgiving Table

Happy Thanksgiving! This holiday may mean different things and ways of celebrating (or not) to everyone, especially as we still find...

Poem of the Week: Visit

It's been a bit since Book Talk by the Sea has featured a Poem of the Week, and today it returns. Poetry complements all seasons, but...

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

Have a story that's just itching to get out, but you don't know where to start? Not quite ready to go it alone? The time for you is now,...

Garlic & the Vampire

It's almost Halloween, and there's nothing scarier than vampires to haunt the pages of a graphic novel... or is there? Bree Paulsen's...

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...

 

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