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    May 8, 2021

    'Mill Town' author presents at Cushing library

    Kerri Arsenault grew up in Mexico, Maine, a town that for a century was supported by a paper mill. She will discuss her book "Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains," a personal story, in a Zoom talk from the Cushing Public Library on Wednesday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. To register for the free talk, call Wendy Roberts at 207-691-0833 or email wrobertsmaine63@gmail.com. "Mill Town" is both an atmospheric memoir of a ...

  • Published
    May 7, 2021

    Library offers virtual talk with author Arisa White

    The Rockland Public Library presents Arisa White Thursday, May 20, at 6:30 p.m. over Zoom. This event, sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council as part of their “World in Your Library” series, is free and open to all. Learn about the seven-year writing journey that started during White's “Jesus Year” when her mother asked, “Do you want to write your father in Guyana?” Unsure of what to say, White began penning ...

  • Published
    March 24, 2021

    Virtual author talk with KD Fisher

    The Rockland Public Library presents author KD Fisher Thursday, April 8, at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. This event is free and open to all. Two amazing chefs. Two very different restaurants. One recipe for love. For single mom Adah Campbell, the executive chef job at a posh restaurant in quaint South Bay, Maine is a dream come true—and the perfect opportunity to start over, far away from a home that's never felt entirely ...

  • Published
    March 16, 2021

    Soule publishes new book on healing herbs

    Deb Soule, founder of Avena Botanicals in Rockport, releases a new book "The Healing Garden: Herbs for Health and Wellness" through Princeton Architectural Press March 30. The book offers an inspiring guide to her gardening and crafting herbal remedies that promote wellness of spirit and body. Soule combines her passion for plants, gardens and healing with her extensive experience working with medicinal herbs, ...

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    March 16, 2021

    Enjoy an 'Herbal Revolution' for Vose library series

    After the dark, heavy, months of winter and after months of eating heavy winter foods, our bodies crave lighter, slightly bitter foods. Spring is a traditional time of the year to offer our digestive systems some extra support through the use of herbs, foods, movement and creativity. On Wednesday, March 24, at 6 p.m., Zoom with Vose Wednesdays offers "Not An Ordinary Book Talk with Kathi Langelier, Herbal ...

  • Published
    February 25, 2021

    Paper industry is subject of virtual author talk

    The Rockland Public Library presents author Dr. Michael Hillard Thursday, March 11, at 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. This event is free and open to all. From the early 20th century until the 1960s, Maine led the nation in paper production. Then the industry slid toward failure. What happened? Hillard's accessible and fascinating new book, "Shredding Paper," uncovers the history behind the rise and fall of Maine's mighty ...

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    February 25, 2021

    Murray reads recent works for library event

    The Hope Library presents Eva Murray reading from some of her recent work Thursday, March 11, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Murray lives in Matinicus. She has written three books, "Well Out to Sea," (2010), "Island Schoolhouse" (2012) and "Island Birthday (2015), and provides essays for a number of publications, including The Free Press, Pen Bay Pilot and Maine Boats Homes & Harbors. Those who know Murray know that she can ...

  • Published
    February 19, 2021

    Conley discusses new book in virtual conversation with Russo

    Join the Rockland Public Library and libraries across Maine to celebrate local author Susan Conley's new novel "Landslide" in a virtual event, Thursday, March 4, at 7 p.m. Conley will discuss her book in conversation with Richard Russo, hosted over Zoom by Knopf. From the publisher: “With remarkable poise and startling beauty, 'Landslide' ushers us into a modern household where for a family at odds, Instagram ...

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    February 18, 2021

    Goose River calls for 2021 ‘Anthology’ works

    Goose River Press is seeking selections of fine poetry, essays and short stories (3,000 words or fewer, double-spaced) for “Goose River Anthology, 2021.” The 19th annual anthology will be produced this fall with a full-color cover in paperback and a full-color dust jacket in hardcover. Authors will receive a 10% royalty on the amount received by the publisher for all sales that he or she generates. No purchase is ...

  • Published
    February 14, 2021

    Camden library hosts 'Book Birthday Event'

    On Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 4 p.m, the Camden Public Library hosts an online “Book Birthday Event” celebrating the release of "Hip, Hip . . . Beret!" by local children's book author Melanie Ellsworth and illustrator Morena Forza. The event will include a special reading by the author and a question and answer session afterwards with the author and illustrator. Email children's librarian Amy Hand at alhand@librarycamde...

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