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Statesman: George Mitchell

Douglas Rooks, author of

By Lyn Smith on July 19, 2016, at 4:25 p.m.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield, Maine For more information: 207-487-5880; pittsfield.lib.me.us Veteran Maine journalist and columnist Douglas Rooks will read from his biography, Statesman: George Mitchell and the Art of the Possible, published by Down East Books / …
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Drawing workshops offered at the Pittsfield Public Library

By Lyn Smith on July 18, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, July 21, 2016 10:30 a.m. to 12 a.m.Thursday, July 28, 2016 10:30 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, Pittsfield, Maine For more information: 487-5880 PITTSFIELD — Local illustrator and author Russ Cox will present Ready, Set, Draw! drawing workshops for children age 0 to 7 at 10:30 …
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Meet the Author: Gerry Boyle at the Pittsfield Public Library

By Lyn Smith on May 31, 2016, at 3:51 p.m.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield, Maine For more information: 207-487-5880; pittsfield.lib.me.us Gerry Boyle, popular Maine crime novelist and creator of the internationally acclaimed Jack McMorrow series will be coming to Pittsfield Public Library Wednesday, June 8th at 6:00 …
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The Zany, Majestic Bard: Celebrating the Inventive Language of Shakespeare

By Lyn Smith on April 25, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Community Theatre, 69 Main Street, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880; pittsfield.lib.me.us This lively, fun, and educational one-hour performance-lecture will delight and surprise audiences of all ages. The program includes history, a brief guide on how to read …
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Jamie Rooney, author of “Black to Blue” will speak at the Pittsfield Public Library

By Lyn Smith on April 19, 2016, at 12:16 p.m.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880; pittsfield.lib.me.us Jamie Rooney, author of “Black to Blue” will speak at the Pittsfield Public Library Thursday, April 28 at 6:00. A full time police officer for the …
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A Good Man With a Dog

“A Good Man with a Dog: A Game Warden’s 25 Years in the Maine Woods” Authors at Pittsfield Public Library

By Lyn Smith on March 30, 2016, at 12:46 p.m.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield, Maine For more information: 207-487-5880 The authors of the new book “A Good Man with a Dog: A Game Warden’s 25 Years in the Maine Woods” Roger Guay and Kate Clark Flora will …
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Adult coloring club offered at Pittsfield library

By Lyn Smith on Dec. 28, 2015, at 2:35 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880 PITTSFIELD, Maine — An adult coloring club program will be held 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6, at Pittsfield Public Library. Coloring is an activity we think of …
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Pittsfield Public Library to host holiday open house

By Lyn Smith on Nov. 23, 2015, at 3:50 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880 PITTSFIELD, Maine — The Pittsfield Public Library holiday open house will be held 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the library. The event will feature fanciful …
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“Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy” Community Read at the Pittsfield Public Library

By Lyn Smith on Oct. 28, 2015, at 2:11 p.m.
The Pittsfield Public Library is holding its 2015 Persis Smith Community Read in November featuring three programs based on the book “Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy” by Kathryn Miles. The book provides the first complete moment-by-moment account of the largest Atlantic storm system ever recorded—a hurricane like no other. …
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Used Book Sale at the Pittsfield Public Library

By Lyn Smith on Oct. 05, 2015, at 3:01 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880; pittsfield.lib.me.us The Friends of the Pittsfield Public Library are holding Used Book Sale on Thursday and Friday, October 15-16 …
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Tri-Town Science Fest at Hathorn Park, Pittsfield on Saturday, August 1

By Lyn Smith on July 22, 2015, at 3:42 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Hathorn Park , Somerset Avenue, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880 Families are invited to a Science Festival on Saturday, August 1st from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at Hathorn Park in Pittsfield. There will be a variety of …
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Pittfield Public Library Free Ice Cream & Family Fun

By Lyn Smith on July 09, 2015, at 10:53 a.m.
Thursday, July 16, 2015 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Librayr Street, Pittsfield, ME For more information: 487-5880; pittsfield.lib.me.us/ The Pittsfield Public Library is pleased to announce that the Darling’s Ice Cream for a Cause ice cream truck will be at the library Thursday, July 16 …
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Call for entries: Open Invitational Juried Art Exhibit at the Pittsfield Public Library during the Central Maine Egg Festival.

By Lyn Smith on June 16, 2015, at 3:20 p.m.
A call for entries for the Open Invitational Juried Art Exhibit at the Pittsfield Public Library during the Central Maine Egg Festival has been extended to area artists. The library will hold its sixth annual art show and invites local artists to participate by submitting original art to …
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Friends of the Pittsfield Public Library Used Book Sale

By Lyn Smith on June 08, 2015, at 2:44 p.m.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Friday, June 19, 2015 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: PIttsfileld Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield, Maine For more information: 487-5880; pittsfield.lib.me.us/ The Friends of the Pittsfield Public Library Used Book Sale will be Thursday, June 18 and Friday, June 19 …
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Pittsfield Public Library soliciting donations for book sale

By Lyn Smith on May 27, 2015, at 10:34 a.m.
The Friends of the Pittsfield Public Library are soliciting donations of good gently used books for their next book sale. Used audio books, DVDs, and music are also welcome. Some of the donations may be considered for use in the library circulating collection. Donations may be brought to the library …
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Meet Susan Poulin as Ida LeClair at the Pittsfield Public Library

By Lyn Smith on May 19, 2015, at 1:25 p.m.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880; pittsfield.lib.me.us The Pittsfield Public Library will host actress and writer Susan Poulin at 6:00 pm Tuesday, May 26. Poulin will be reading from her satirical self-help book, …
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Faraway Friends by Russ Cox

Book Launch Party for “Faraway Friends” by Russ Cox

By Lyn Smith on May 05, 2015, at 10:58 a.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880; pittsfield.lib.me.us Meet Local author and illustrator Russ Cox as he launches his new children’s book, “Faraway Friends”. What happens when your best friend moves to Jupiter? You …
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Book Talk: The Gnome Project: One Woman’s Wild and Woolly Adventure by Jessica Peill-Meininghaus

By Lyn Smith on May 01, 2015, at 1:06 p.m.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Street, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880 PITTSFIELD | Local resident, Jessica Peill-Meininghaus, will be read from and sign copies of her book, “The Gnome Project: One Woman’s Wild and Woolly Adventure,” 6-7 …
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Book talk: Paul Betit, author of three mystery-suspense novels

By Lyn Smith on May 01, 2015, at 1:03 p.m.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Pittsfield Public Library, 110 Library Stret, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880 PITTSFIELD | Former Maine newspaperman, Paul Betit, author of three mystery-suspense novels featuring U.S. Army CID investigator John Murphy, will share back-stories, discuss his writing regimen …
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“Reflections of the Civil War” program in Pittsfield

By Lyn Smith on April 17, 2015, at 10:56 a.m.
Sunday, May 3, 2015 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: “Reflections of the Civil War” program in Pittsfield, Easy Street, Pittsfield , Maine For more information: 207-487-5880 Experience “Reflections of the Civil War” with live music, drama, food and fun Sunday, May 3 at 2:00 at the First Universalist Church …