Lewiston/Auburn Veterans Book Group starts April 2

The Lewiston/Auburn Veterans Book Group is a reading and discussion group for Veterans/Former Service Members of all eras. Readings will include fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from a variety of eras and perspectives.

The meetings will be at the Auburn Public Library,  Mondays 6:00-7:30 PM, April 2 – May 7. The meetings will be facilitated by Melinda Plastas, Bates College, Kyle Elsea U.S. Army and Nancy Laffin, U.S. Army.

This free book discussion group is only open to veterans/former service members. All readings are provided.  Pre-registration is required, to register, call Erik Noll: 783-0068.

Health and Wellness book club meets March 15

Are you interested in learning new ways to keep your mind and body healthy through books, videos, articles, friendly conversation, and practice? Are you open to exploring
new information about health and wellness, including topics such as meditation, nutrition, spirituality, self-improvement, personal and professional development, finances, exercise, happiness, alternative healing, and time management? The Health & Wellness Book Club is intended to be a fun, collaborative, judgement-free space for anyone interested in learning more about themselves, improving their lives, and sharing their knowledge and experiences with others. Please register online or call 333-6640 Ext. 4. 

Date:
Thursday Mar 15, 2018
Time:
6:00 PM  –  7:00 PM
Location:
Conference Room

Death Cafe, March 19

Please join us at the Auburn Public Library for a tea party to share stories as we ponder the mystery of death and dying.

Everyone is welcome to this open, relaxed and spontaneous discussion held monthly on the 3rd Monday from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Death Cafes are not grief sessions or bereavement groups, but rather interesting and inviting gatherings held around the world to increase awareness of the importance of making the most of this life as we ponder what we know of death.

Date:
Monday Mar 19, 2018
Time:
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location:
Androscoggin Community Room

Author visit with Andrew Och, March 2 @ 2PM

Friday March 2, 2PM.  Androscoggin Community Room

Andrew Och is the author of “Unusual for Their Time: On the Road with America’s First Ladies” (Volume One & Volume Two).

Andrew spent over a year traveling to nearly every location that helped tell the stories of every First Lady of the United States of America for the C-SPAN series – “First Ladies: Influence and Image.”  He covered Martha Washington through Michelle Obama, and visited with people and places all across the country.  From Colonial Williamsburg to Stanford University, he was given an ALL ACCESS – BACKSTAGE PASS to some of the nation’s most treasured collections and historical landmarks.  He spent time in libraries and museums – homes and schools – birthplaces and cemeteries – train stations and churches.  No stone was left unturned, nor door left unlocked, in his unique and historical journey to learn everything he could about these women before, during and after their time in the White House.  His research and travels continue with current First Lady Melania Trump.

He is an award-winning television and multimedia producer who has traveled the world with his pen, paper and camera.  A Radio/Television and Film graduate from the University of Maryland, Andrew started his production career in music – recording and touring with his band in the 80s & 90s.  Soon after that he added his camera to the mix, and all the pieces fell into place.  A storyteller from a young age, Andrew enjoys the art of communication, and will go anywhere in the world for more knowledge, greater understanding and amazing stories.  He is a true documentarian of life.

Books and T Shirts will be available for sale.

Vol1&2 BOX SET: Paper $40 Hard $60

Vol1 Paper $25 Hard $35

Vol2 Paper $25 Hard $35

T-shirts $20

Payment Options:  Cash, Check or Credit Card

Try a blind date with a book or movie!

Everyone’s heard the saying that “you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover”, right? Stop by the Auburn Public Library now through Valentine’s Day for a blind date.

It’s easy…simply pick a wrapped package that catches your eye from the display on the main level (no peeking), check it out, bring it home and unwrap, and read or watch.

Give a surprise a try and see if you can fall in love with a new type of book or movie.

Sharks4Kids, Feb. 22 at 6PM

~~Swim on into the library to dive deep into the world of SHARKS!

Sharks are one of the most important animals we have on this planet. Join Sharks4Kids for an hour long adventure into the ocean to explore these magnificent animals. Learning more about their role in the ecosystem will help to demonstrate why we should protect these animals instead of fearing them. Explore sharks and their unique adaptations with a focus on the species found in the Gulf of Maine.

Thursday February 22 at 6PM.

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