Merryspring offers presentation on Maine’s native mammals
Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Education and Outreach Supervisor Laura Craver-Rogers will lead a program about the adaptations of Maine’s mammals Tuesday, Sept. 13 at noon. The program will explore how Maine’s mammal species each have their own roles to fill in nature, what features make them so successful at living through the seasons, their different habitats, and ways to identify some native species. Admission to this program is $5, with free admission for Merryspring members. For more information, contact info@merryspring.org or call 236-2239.

Art & Journaling at Camden Public Library
Librarian Amy Hand facilitates creative art and journaling projects through emails and via the Zoom online meeting platform every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Email Amy at alhand@libarycamden.org to receive project ideas and a link to participate in the Zoom Meeting.

Walsh History Center Hour on Zoom at Camden Public Library
Do you have a question about the history of Camden, your ancestors that may have lived in the area, or the house you live in now? Ken Gross and the Walsh History Center team will help find you an answer, Mondays, Sept. 12, 19 and 26, from noon to 1. Email kgross@librarycamden.org to request a Zoom link to participate.

Maine Student Book Award Book Group Meeting at Camden Public Library
The Maine Student Book Award Book Group will meet monthly in the library’s Children’s Garden, The September meeting is on Monday, Sept.12 from 5 to 6 p.m. Join Youth Librarian Miss Amy and other fourth- to eighth-graders to discuss books from the MSBA 2022 list. Email Miss Amy at alhand@librarycamden.org for more information.

Ornitherapy, Watching Birds, at Camden Public Library
The Mid-Coast Audubon‘s series of nature talks, in partnership with the Camden Public Library, kicks off its new season Thursday, Sept. 15, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. with an online program about nature-based wellness and how birdwatching can be a form of “selfcare.” This free program will be offered online. Visit the “What’s Happening” adult events calendar at librarycamden.org to register for your Zoom link to attend. The link for the Zoom registration is us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PdSumEl9SWyrQEhoDSx8lA.

Dot Day Activities at Camden Public Library
Drop by the Camden Public Library on “International Dot Day,” Thursday, Sept. 15, from 10 to 4 p.m. to enjoy dot-themed stories, arts and crafts, and more. Dot Day is all about connecting, collaborating, creating, and celebrating all that creativity inspires and invites. Ask for Youth Librarian Miss Amy upon arrival.

Leer y Charlar on Zoom at Camden Public Library
This Spanish language reading and conversation group meets on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays via Zoom. Join in to practice your Spanish! For more information and to request a link to attend, email Lynne Taylor at leerycharlar@gmail.com.

Sound Bathing with Gongs in the Amphitheatre at Camden Public Library
Enjoy the relaxing sound of gongs and chimes in the Camden Amphitheatre, Sunday, Sept. 11, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Musical instrument creator and Sound Therapist Jim Doble will produce waves of sound to help participants sonically cleanse, rejuvenate, rest, and recuperate. Doble will be joined by Forest Weston, who will play a variety of resonating didgeridoos. The program is by optional donation. Contact Jim Doble at jim@elementaldesign.me or call 785-2212 to register.

Yoga in the Amphitheatre at Camden Public Library at Camden Public Library
On Tuesday and Friday mornings, Certified Yoga Teacher Denyse Robinson will offer a yoga class in the Camden Amphitheatre, from 9 to 10 a.m. Classes are by donation. Suitable for all levels. Contact Robinson at 975-5325 or denyserobinson@gmail.com for details.

Tai Chi in the Amphitheatre at Camden Public Library
Instructor Anna Dembska will lead tai chi classes for all levels Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., by donation. A portion of the donations collected will benefit the Camden Public Library. For more info and to sign-up, email Anna at camdentaiji@gmail.com. Sign-up is highly recommended so that you can be reached if classes are canceled.

Outdoor Preschooler Story Time at Camden Public Library
Children’s librarian Miss Amy hosts outdoor story times on the library grounds and in Harbor Park, especially themed for preschool-aged children on Thursday mornings, from 10 to 11 a.m. The program will be moved indoors if there is rain. For information email Miss Amy: alhand@librarycamden.org.

Creative Art Afternoons for Kids at Camden Public Library
Creative Art Afternoons are back in person every Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. in September. This is an afterschool activity for kids who are interested in developing their artistic skills and experimenting with new crafts. Projects are facilitated by Youth Librarian Miss Amy. Call 236-3440 to sign up for the September sessions.

Free Historic Walking Tours of Camden
Meet in the Camden Public Library’s Children’s Garden Fridays from 4 to 5 p.m. to take a walking tour of several historic sites in downtown Camden, including the Camden Public Library grounds and Amphitheatre. Learn about the people, places, and industries that continue to make Camden a special destination. The tour ends at the Village Green. Free, donations accepted (to benefit the library). Appropriate for all ages. Moderate amount of walking required.

Book Time for Babies with Miss Amy at Camden Public Library
Children’s librarian Miss Amy hosts an outdoor story time in the Camden Amphitheatre Wednesdays, from 10 to 11 a.m., especially themed for toddlers and babies. Weather permitting. For information, email Miss Amy: alhand@librarycamden.org.

Rockport Community Meetings
The town of Rockport wants to hear from town residents about their vision for the town’s future. The Comprehensive Plan Committee will hold three facilitated conversations in September: Monday, Sept. 12 from 6 to 7 p.m. at West Rockport Baptists Church, Park Street in Rockport; Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Samoset Resort; Schooner Room in Rockport and Tuesday, Sept. 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Rockport Masonic Center at Simonton Corner in Rockport. For more information, call 236.0989 X 2