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.

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
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