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End of Summer Reading Party

By Gillian French on July 29, 2014, at 3:29 p.m.
On Friday, August 22nd, from 1-2 p.m. in the Witherle Memorial Library Children’s Room in Castine, come celebrate another fantastic summer of reading! We’ll have refreshments and announce our collective reading accomplishments. How many hours will Castine kids read this summer? Come to the party to find out! FMI Jessica …
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Maine Authors Series: Lee Smith, “Guests On Earth”

By Gillian French on July 14, 2014, at 3:57 p.m.
On Monday, August 25, from 7-8 p.m., at Witherle Memorial Library in Castine, come hear celebrated author Lee Smith read from her latest work “Guests On Earth.” This event is free. FMI 326-4375. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Maine Authors Series: Andrew Vietze, “Boon Island: A True Story of Mutiny, Shipwreck, and Cannibalism”

By Gillian French on July 14, 2014, at 3:55 p.m.
On Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 7:00 PM at the Castine Yacht Club, Andrew Vietze, former Managing Editor of Downeast Magazine, will read from “Boon Island: A True Story of Mutiny, Shipwreck, and Cannibalism,” the thrilling account he co-authored with Stephen Erickson of the wreck of the “Nottingham Galley” off the …
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Maine Authors Series: Leni Mancuso, “Isis Journey”

By Gillian French on July 14, 2014, at 3:53 p.m.
On Monday, August 18th, from 7-8 p.m. at the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine, author Leni Mancuso will read from her collection of poems, “Isis Journey.” This event is free. FMI 326-4375. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Maine Authors Series: Judith Silva, “Voyage of Albatross: Journey to the Bahamas”

By Gillian French on July 14, 2014, at 3:52 p.m.
On Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 5:00 PM at the Castine Yacht Club, come hear Judith Silva, author of “Voyage of Albatross: Journey to the Bahamas,” offer a presentation of cruising adventures in the Bahamas. This event is free. FMI 326-4375. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your …
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Maine Authors Series: Jeffrey Lewis, “The Inquisitor’s Diary”

By Gillian French on July 14, 2014, at 3:46 p.m.
On Monday, August 11th, from 7-8 p.m. at the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine, come hear award-winning author Jeffrey Lewis read from his book, “The Inquisitor’s Diary.” This event is free. FMI 326-4375. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Maine Authors Series: Paul Doiron, “The Bone Orchard”

By Gillian French on July 14, 2014, at 3:43 p.m.
On Monday, August 4th, from 7-8 p.m. at the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine, come hear Edgar Award-winning author Paul Doiron read from his latest mystery, “The Bone Orchard,” the latest in his Maine Game Warden Mike Bowditch series. Copies of the book will be available for sale at the …
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Maine Authors Series: Richard Rubin, “The Last of the Doughboys”

By Gillian French on July 14, 2014, at 3:35 p.m.
On Monday, July 28, from 7-8 p.m. in the Unitarian Universalist Parish House in Castine, come hear award-winning author Richard Rubin read from his book on WWI, “The Last of the Doughboys,” a detailed exploration of the Forgotten Generation and their Great War. This event is free. FMI 326-4375. This …
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Maine Authors Series: Marisue and John Pickering, “Maine: Beyond the Usual”

By Gillian French on July 14, 2014, at 3:27 p.m.
On Monday, June 21, from 7-8 p.m., come to the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine to hear Marisue and John Pickering share a presentation on their travel book, “Maine: Beyond the Usual,” an exploration of forgotten Maine destinations. This event is free. FMI 326-4375. This post was contributed by a …
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Foreign Affairs Discussion with Ambassador to Lithuania Deborah A. McCarthy

By Gillian French on June 24, 2014, at 1:16 p.m.
On Tuesday, July 29th, at a new time of 1:00 p.m. in the upstairs meeting room in Emerson Hall in Castine, come hear current U.S. Ambassador to Lithuania Deborah A. McCarthy speak on the topics of the Baltics, the European Union, and Russia. Ms. McCarthy is the recipient of the …

Fancy Nancy Tea Party

By Gillian French on Jan. 27, 2014, at 4:02 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street, Castine, ME 04421 For more information: Anne Romans; 326-4375; witherle.lib.me.us On Thursday, February 6th, at 10:30 a.m., bring your little one to the Witherle Library Children’s Room in Castine for a Fancy Nancy-themed tea …

Author Reading: Comedian Susan Poulin “Finding Your Inner Moose”

By Gillian French on Nov. 19, 2013, at 4:29 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street, Castine, ME 04421 For more information: Anne Romans; 326-4375; witherle.lib.me.us On Monday, December 2nd, at 6:00 p.m. in the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine, don’t miss a night of hilarious entertainment with the “funniest …

Allagash Tails and Tales with Tim Caverly

By Gillian French on Nov. 07, 2013, at 2:23 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 12:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street, Castine, ME 04421 For more information: Jessica Rollerson; 326-4375; witherle.lib.me.us On Friday, 11/15, at 12:30 p.m., come to Witherle Memorial Library in Castine to hear retired ranger and author Tim Caverly present “Allagash Tails …

Avoiding Scams and Frauds with Amy Schram of the Better Business Bureau

By Gillian French on Oct. 24, 2013, at 3:21 p.m.
Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 3 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street, Castine, ME 04421 For more information: Anne Romans; 326-4375; witherle.lib.me.us On Monday, December 16, at 3:00 p.m., come to the Witherle Memorial Library Reading Room in Castine for a presentation on avoiding Scams & …

Chris Poulin and Students Classical and Jazz Guitar Recital

By Gillian French on Oct. 17, 2013, at 3:44 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 6 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street, Castine, ME 04421 For more information: Anne Romans; 326-4375; witherle.lib.me.us On Monday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m., come to the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine to hear musician and instructor Chris Poulin play classical …

Read and Write What You Love at Witherle Library

By Gillian French on Oct. 10, 2013, at 11:55 a.m.
On Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. in the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine, bring your child to the Read and Write What You Love group . It’s a 9 week (now 8 weeks) series in which we focus on helping kids 7 –and-up become voracious readers and writers. This program welcomes …

Talk: Florence Reed of Sustainable Harvest International

By Gillian French on Oct. 04, 2013, at 1:33 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 12:15 p.m. to 12:15 p.m. Location: Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street, Castine, ME 04421 For more information: Anne Romans; 326-4375; witherle.lib.me.us On Tuesday, October 29, at 12:15 p.m., come to the Witherle Memorial Library in Castine to hear Florence Reed, Founder and President of Sustainable …

Author Appearance: Mary Malloy, “Devil On the Deep Blue Sea: The Notorious Career of Captain Samuel Hill”

By Gillian French on Sept. 24, 2013, at 2:10 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 12:15 p.m. to 12:15 p.m. Location: Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street, Castine, ME For more information: Anne Romans; 207-326-4375; witherle.lib.me.us Maritime Scholar Mary Malloy, Director of the Global Ocean Program, will present her book “Devil On the Deep Blue Sea: The Notorious Career of Captain …

Alternative Funerals with Chuck Lakin

By Gillian French on Sept. 24, 2013, at 2:07 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 12:15 p.m. to 12:15 p.m. Location: Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street, Castine, ME For more information: Anne Romans; 207-326-4375; witherle.lib.me.us Chuck Lakin, member of the Funeral Consumers Alliance of Maine, will give a presentation on alternative funeral options on October 28 at 12:15 p.m. in …

Domestic Violence Discussion with Leslie Linder

By Gillian French on Sept. 24, 2013, at 2:03 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 12 p.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Witherle Memorial Library, 41 School Street, Castine, ME For more information: Anne Romans; 326-4375; witherle.lib.me.us Leslie Linder of Next Step Domestic Violence Project will appear as a part of National Domestic Violence Month on October 15 at 12:00 p.m. in …
 
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