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Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Flipster 101

By Bangor Public Library on Sept. 27, 2016, at 4:45 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St., Bangor, ME For more information: 207-947-8336; bpl.lib.me.us/computer_classes.html You’ve got e-readers and we’ve got ebooks, it’s a match made in a library. Join us in the computer lab for a FREE class on accessing our …
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Greendrinks Gets Checked Out

By Bangor Public Library on Sept. 27, 2016, at 4:36 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St., Bangor, ME For more information: 207-947-8336; facebook.com/events/1393389757341003/ On Tuesday, October 11th from 5-8pm, come see what a modern library and community space should look like. From a living roof on the new atrium/cafe to …
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Halloween Hijinks

By Bangor Public Library on Sept. 27, 2016, at 4:33 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St., Bangor, ME For more information: 207-947-8336; bpl.lib.me.us/Events/halloween.html Saturday, October 29, 4pm (immediately following Downtown Trick or Treat)Story continues below advertisement. Don’t miss this free concert for kids! Members of the Bangor Symphony Orchestra will …
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Murder Mystery Dinner

By Bangor Public Library on Sept. 27, 2016, at 4:19 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-8336; bpl.lib.me.us/Events/murder.html Come join us for a Murder Mystery Dinner to benefit the Bangor Public Library! Enjoy an evening out and figure out “whodunit!”. Dinner is included with your …
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Author Talk – Powered by Girl: A Field Guide For Supporting Youth Activists

By Bangor Public Library on Sept. 16, 2016, at 2:32 p.m.
The Bangor Public Library is pleased to welcome author Lyn Mikel Brown to present on her book, Powered by Girl: A Field Guide for Supporting Youth Activists. A playbook for working with and training girls to be activists of their own social movements. Armed with a rich array of online …
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Author of ‘Wilber’s War’ to speak at Bangor libary

By Bangor Public Library on Aug. 05, 2016, at 3:27 p.m.
On Thursday, September 22 at 6:00 p.m., the Bangor Public Library invites the public to join author Hale Bradt of MIT, to discuss Wilbur’s War. A father’s odyssey. A mother’s strength. A son’s story. The trilogy, Wilber’s War, chronicles the story of two ordinary Americans, Wilber and Norma Bradt, during …
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How Colleges Choose Students

By Bangor Public Library on Aug. 05, 2016, at 2:52 p.m.
On Monday, September 19 at 6:00pm, the Bangor Public Library will host an information session for local high school students and their families about college applications and the admissions process, titled “How Do Colleges Really Choose Students?” Parents and their high school students in all grades are welcome and no …
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Author Talk-Douglas Rooks

By Bangor Public Library on Aug. 05, 2016, at 12:11 p.m.
Veteran Maine journalist and columnist Douglas Rooks will read from his biography, Statesman: George Mitchell and the Art of the Possible, on Tuesday, September 13th at 6:30 p.m. at the Bangor Public Library. The first full-length account of the life and career of one of Maine’s most notable citizens, and …
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Author Talk-Debra Spark

By Bangor Public Library on Aug. 05, 2016, at 9:28 a.m.
On Tuesday, September 6th, the Bangor Public Library welcomes author Debra Spark to talk about her latest novel, Unknown Caller, at 6:00 p.m. For as long Daniella has been married to Joel, someone has been calling at odd hours. Daniella knows this caller to be Liesel, Joel’s first wife, a …
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Author Talk-John Ford and Mark Nickerson

By Bangor Public Library on Aug. 05, 2016, at 8:52 a.m.
On Thursday, August 8th at 6:00 p.m., the Bangor Public Library is excited to present authors John Ford and Mark Nickerson for their Blue Lights and Funny Cider tour! John Ford, Sr., retired Maine Warden and Mark Nickerson, retired Maine Trooper, take to the road with their delightful stories of …
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Author Talk-John Ford and Mark Nickerson

By Bangor Public Library on Aug. 04, 2016, at 12:02 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 2072498962; bangorpubliclibrary.org On Thursday, August 8th at 6:00 p.m., the Bangor Public Library is excited to present authors John Ford and Mark Nickerson for their Blue Lights and Funny …
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Vermont Duo Combines Art and Poetry for Opening Exhibit at BPL

By Bangor Public Library on July 19, 2016, at 11:28 a.m.
Monday, Aug. 1, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME For more information: (207) 947-8336; bangorpubliclibrary.org Vermont-based artist Kathleen Kolb and poet Verandah Porche are the first exhibitors in the newly renovated Lecture Hall Gallery and Cyr Gallery, located on the third …
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BANGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY WELCOMES LOCAL AUTHOR TALKING SHOP ABOUT COLLEGE

By Bangor Public Library on March 03, 2016, at 11:21 a.m.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME For more information: 207-947-8336; bangorpubliclibrary.org Although the Bangor Public Library is still a labyrinth due to construction, it is slowing reintroducing programming into the daily mix. Local author and former University of …
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Copper and Dichroic Glass Necklace created by Maine Jewelry and Art

Maine Jewelry & Art Donates Proceeds to Bangor Public Library

By Bangor Public Library on Oct. 27, 2014, at 2:21 p.m.
A partnership that blossomed over a copper roof has resulted in a relationship that continues to benefit a local business and the Bangor Public Library. On Thursday, November 13th at 10 a.m., downtown business Maine Jewelry & Art will present a check to the Bangor Public Library. Over $15,000 has …

Bangor Public Library Offers Speaker Series in Coordination with Collins Center for the Arts

By Bangor Public Library on Oct. 10, 2014, at 8:48 a.m.
Opera for lovers and novices will highlight a new series at the Bangor Public Library. In coordination with the Collins Center for the Arts’ Broadcast Series of the Metropolitan Opera, the Library invites opera enthusiasts and the “opera curious” to the Library to discuss an upcoming performance. “This is an …
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Bangor Public Library, League of Women Voters to Host Candidates’ Forum

By Bangor Public Library on Sept. 24, 2014, at 2:45 p.m.
You are invited to a Candidates’ Forum on Thursday, October 30 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., to be held in Council Chambers at Bangor City Hall. This forum is sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Bangor and the Bangor Public Library. The Forum for School Committee Candidates will …
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17th Annual Summer Music Series Kicks off with The Bangor Band

By Bangor Public Library on June 02, 2014, at 9:39 a.m.
The Bangor Public Library continues the summer music tradition with the 17th Annual Summer Music Series, sponsored by Bangor Savings Bank. Kicking off is everyone’s favorite The Bangor Band on Tuesday, June 10th. All performances, weather permitting, will be played in Peirce Park, which is just outside the Library, at …
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Bangor Public Library Hosts Grant Workshop for Nonprofits

By Bangor Public Library on May 16, 2014, at 9:31 a.m.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St, Bangor, ME For more information: 207-947-8336; bangorpubliclibrary.org Together with the University of Maine’s Fogler Library, the Bangor Public Library is hosting a grant-finding workshop for community nonprofits on Wednesday, May 28 at 11:30 a.m. …
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Bangor Public Library Roof Project Nears Completion, Appreciation Event Planned

By Bangor Public Library on May 13, 2014, at 5:02 p.m.
As the Bangor Public Library’s copper dome and roof near completion, the Friends of the Library invites the public to an appreciation event on Saturday, May 17th at 10 a.m. at the Library. The replacement and repair of the historic roof was possible by a bond that was passed in …
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Author Kate Webber at Bangor Public Library

By Bangor Public Library on April 28, 2014, at 10:37 a.m.
Saturday, May 10, 2014 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME For more information: 207-947-8336; bangorpubliclibrary.org Local author, Kate Webber, will be presenting on her latest novel, Swan’s Island Chronicles, at the Bangor Public Library.Story continues below advertisement. About the book: The small …