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Local Writers at the Library

Event Dates and Times

11/2/2017 - Starts: 6:00 PM - Ends: 8:00 PM
Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library, 39 2nd St. Presque Isle, Maine
The Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library will host the 3rd in the 2017 series of local writers presenting their work at 39 2nd Street, Presque Isle, Maine, November 2, 2017, 6:00 to 8:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public with refreshments from Sorpresso.

FEATURED WRITERS:

Ginny White, a 1970 graduate of UMO, is a retired high school English teacher. Born and educated in Easton, Maine, she has taught in Aroostook County—in Houlton and in Caribou throughout her professional career. Since her retirement she has served on the SAGE board and has presented courses for seniors at UMPI. Since her retirement, she has enjoyed reading, writing, and other creative pursuits.
Jim Pritchard: worked on and managed the startup of various power projects including nuclear, coal, environmental, biomass, and wind; developed and patented a nuclear waste treatment process and subsequently consulted with the Soviet Union during the Chernobyl crisis. Now "retired," Jim assists Martie with her projects and is writing an epic thriller about stolen hydrogen bombs, Lost. Together Martie and Jim share a farm with a "new" puppy, and many other animals. They were the first farm where crops were grown for Catholic Charities’ “Farm for Me” project.

Martha (Martie) Pritchard: retired teacher, author of From Bombs to Babies – The Life and Times of a German War Bride, and facilitator of the book A Gift to the Future from the Leisure Village Writers, available @ https://www.amazon.com/dp/0998376906/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_dp_iwFuybYYEHN8H. Free & open to the public. Refreshments from Sorpresso.
Alice Bolstridge, (207) 768-5827

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Library Book Club - Discuss The Alice Network

Event Dates and Times

11/1/2017 - Starts: 6:00 PM
Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library, Akeley Gallery, 39 Second Street, Presque Isle, Maine
Please join a club of readers who meet at the Library and enjoy discussing the same book each month. In November, the Club discusses The Alice Network by Kate Quinn. Copies of the book are available at the Library (ask at The Desk) and available in our Axis 360 download library as an ebook.
Sonja Eyler 764-2571

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Jeffery St. Peter Images, "where the light hits shadows begin" Art Opening

Event Dates and Times

9/30/2017 - Starts: 11:00 AM - Ends: 2:00 PM
Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library, Akeley Gallery, 39 Second Street, Presque Isle, Maine
The Library Artist-in-residence, Clifton Boudman presents a new art exhibition, Jeffery St. Peter's Images: Where the Light Hits Shadows Begin Opening Reception. Light refreshments served.
Clifton Boudman, 764-2571, cbcboudman@gmail.com

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The Art of Evelyn Kok Book Release Celebration

Event Dates and Times

10/6/2017 - Starts: 5:00 PM - Ends: 8:00 PM
Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library, Akeley Gallery, 39 Second Street, Presque Isle, Maine
Christina Shipps, niece to Evelyn Kok and Donna McNeil, author and art advocate, proudly presents a long-awaited book, There Has To Be Magic: The Art of Evelyn Kok. Beautifully illustrated, the book offers the reader a voyage that will resonate with all those who understand the pull of beauty, the salve of the creative process. Evelyn was a brave and solid soul, responding to life with an expansive embrace unfettered by public opinion, a drive for personal gain or riches. Join us for a book signing and view selected art by Evelyn. Copies available for purchase.
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Our Monthly Classic Film Presentation

Event Dates and Times

9/28/2017 - Starts: 6:30 PM
At the Mark and Emily Turner  Memorial Library and Cultural Centre Presque Isle in Our Akeley Galleries
in Our Akeley Galleries this month Alfred Hitchcock's "STRANGERS ON A TRAIN" PG-13
refreshments Free admission. come join us.
Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library and Cultural Centre
Phone 207-7642571
clifton.boudman@maine.edu

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Martin Gallant From the Coast to the County Opening Reception

Event Dates and Times

7/15/2017 - Starts: 11:00 AM - Ends: 2:00 PM
Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library, Akeley Gallery, 39 Second Street, Presque Isle, Maine
Paintings by artist Martin Gallant now showing at the Akeley Galleries from June 27th through August 25th.
Sonja Plummer Eyler

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United Way of Aroostook and Katahdin Trust's Summer Reading Celebration

Event Dates and Times

8/11/2017 - Starts: 10:00 AM - Ends: 12:00 PM
Houlton Rec Center
The United Way of Aroostook and Katahdin Trust are throwing a Reading Celebration Party in conjunction with their Summer Slide program. Elementary aged children and their family are invited to come for some fun! There will be new book giveaways, games, face painting, "Toes and Tattoo Parlor," rock painting, and more!
United Way of Aroostook, (207) 764-5197

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United Way of Aroostook and Katahdin Trust's Summer Reading Celebration

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Aroostook Center Mall
The United Way of Aroostook and Katahdin Trust are throwing a Reading Celebration Party in conjunction with their Summer Slide program. Elementary aged children and their family are invited to come for some fun! There will be new book giveaways, games, face painting, "Toes and Tattoo Parlor," rock painting, and more!
United Way of Aroostook, (207) 764-5197

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United Way of Aroostook and Katahdin Trust's Summer Reading Celebration

Event Dates and Times

7/19/2017 - Starts: 1:00 PM - Ends: 3:00 PM
Fort Kent Elementary School
United Way of Aroostook and Katahdin Trust Company are sponsoring Summer Reading Celebrations in conjunction with their Summer Slide Program. Elementary aged children and their family are invited to come to the party! There will be book giveaways, games, face-painting, a bouncy house, "Toes and Tattoo Parlor," rock-painting, prizes, and more!
United Way of Aroostook, (207) 764-5197

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Caribou Public Library Summer Reading Program

Event Dates and Times

6/26/2017 - 8/2/2017
Caribou Public Library, 30 High St., Caribou, Maine
Reading logs and prizes for all ages - Babies to Adults.
Weekly Programs for Elementary – Mondays from 3:30 to 4:00 pm
0-24 months – Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11:00 am
Preschool – Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:00 am
The theme for this summer’s weekly programming is “Farming”. Stories and hands-on activities will be geared around this topic; everything from soil to seeds, gardening to animals, equipment and more!
Sign up by calling the library @ 493-4214, or stop by in person.
Erin Albers - Children's Librarian
493-4214

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Library Book Sale

Event Dates and Times

4/21/2017 - Starts: 10:00 AM
4/22/2017 - Starts: 10:00 AM
Caribou Public Library, Caribou Room, 30 High Street, Caribou, Maine 04736
Big Spring 2017 Book Sale Event at the Caribou Public Library. The library has over 1000 Fiction and Non-Fiction, Adult, Young Adult and Juvenile Books! Lots of Magazines! Donations Welcome!!! Suggested Prices: Hardbacks $1 each, Paperbacks 50¢, and Magazines 10¢. All proceeds from our book sale go towards supporting library programs and material purchases. Thank you for supporting your library!
Anastasia S. Weigle, Library Director, number: 207-493-4214

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Author Visit

Event Dates and Times

4/6/2017 - Starts: 6:30 PM
Walter T.A. Hansen Memorial Library, 10 Hansen St., Mars Hill
Mark Nickerson, a retired Maine State Trooper, and John Ford, a retired Maine Warden, will share poignant and humorous stories from their days in law enforcement.
Lynn Zollin, 207-429-9625, info@wtahansenlibrary.org

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Author Talk - The Great Mars Hill Bank Robbery

Event Dates and Times

3/10/2017 - Starts: 5:00 PM
Caribou Library in Caribou
Author Talk
Ron Chase (207) 725-4342 ronchaseoutdoors@comcast.net

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Author Event

Event Dates and Times

3/11/2016 - Starts: 12:00 PM
Mark & Emily Turner Library Presque Isle
Author Ronald Chase will read from and discuss his book The Great Mars Hill Bank Robbery
Erin Barlow
207-764-2571
ebarlow@presqueisleme.us

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