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.

Health and Wellness Book Club, Feb. 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 read “The Wellness Project,” and join us on Thursday, Feb. 15 at 6PM for our first
book group discussion.

2018 Homestead Goods and Farmer’s Market Feb. 23

The Auburn Public Library invites all ages to one of their biggest family events of the year.  Join us for our annual Indoor Farmer’s Market.  This family event includes lots of great vendors with a culinary delight of homegrown and homemade foods and treats, plus live music, crafts, and exhibits. The Auburn Public Library’s Farmer’s Market is free to the public and is one way the library thanks all our community members and community businesses for their wonderful support.

Friday February 23, 4:30-6:30PM.

Confirmed vendors include:

Chef’s Cupboard

Valley View Farm

Memarie Christoforo

Double Z

Mainely Soap

John Henderson

Bert’s Awesome Stuff

Glass by CLM

PAL Center

Meadow Muffin Pottery

Maine Gourmet Chocolates

Angry Mountain Farm

Dawn Helton

Beacon Blessings

Corinne Saindon

Edward Little Showcase, Jan. 25

The 2018 Camden Conference and Auburn Public Library present a showcase of student work as Edward Little student scholars share how they have partnered with the Camden Conference to bring the question of shifting global powers into the classroom. Edward High School teacher Erin Towns, has worked closely with the Camden Conference to make contemporary global issues relevant to Maine students. The students will talk about prior projects and what they have discovered so far this year.

The 2018 Camden Conference will explore shifts in global power and the implications for major players – especially the United States, China and European countries – in pursuing their national interests.

Conference speakers will address the impact of globalization, the rise of nationalism, the challenges to global economies, and the management of a range of future threats including environmental change.

More information can be found on the Camden Conference at https://www.camdenconference.org/2018-camden-conference/

Thursday January 25, 6PM.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Film: Zero Days, Jan. 18

January 18, 2-4PM.

The Camden Conference and the Auburn Public Library present the film Zero Days. Zero Days is a documentary focused on Stuxnet, a piece of self-replicating computer malware that the U.S. and Israel unleashed to destroy a key part of an Iranian nuclear facility, and which ultimately spread beyond its intended target.

The 2018 Camden Conference will explore shifts in global power and the implications for major players – especially the United States, China and European countries – in pursuing their national interests.

Conference speakers will address the impact of globalization, the rise of nationalism, the challenges to global economies, and the management of a range of future threats including environmental change.

More information can be found on the Camden Conference at https://www.camdenconference.org/2018-camden-conference/

Date:
Thursday Jan 18, 2018
Time:
2:00 PM  –  4:00 PM
Location:
Androscoggin Community Room

Auburn Page Turners meet Jan. 8

Auburn Page Turners Book Discussion – The Yiddish Policemen’s Union: A Novel. January 8 at 12:30PM.

An alternate historical work based on a permise that Alaska became the Jewish homeland after World War II finds detective Meyer Landsman investigating a heroin-addicted chess prodigy’s murder; a case with ties to an extremist Orthodox sect. Copies of this novel can be requested through the inter-library loan system.

We now have a Facebook group just for our book discussions. Discuss books online whether or not you are planning to come to the meeting. We’ll also post background articles and links to more information on the current month’s book.

Sign up here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1776541012357240

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