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February 2021

You’re Not Listening–Conversing About Community through Literature

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Our year-long book group continues with "You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why it Matters" by Kate Murphy. Join us for a lively discussion on how to make our community a better place. To register, click here.

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Imagine a Wolf!

February 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Not only do we have local author and illustrator, Lucky Platt, chatting with us, but we'll also be joined by visitors from a wolf refuge in Fryeburg! Nine-year-old Calden will take us through the refuge and explain the lives of these animals that don't seem to belong anywhere. Please join us for this very exciting event where you'll be able to ask questions about the book or about these amazing wolves.

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Mysteries in the Morning

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

An online mystery book discussion through Zoom. We have a wonderful time discussing the whys and wheres and whodunnits of novels each month. If you'd like the library to order a copy for you, please let us know. In February we'll be exploring “Confessions on the 7:45" by Lisa Unger.  "Everyone has a secret… Now she knows yours." 

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March 2021

Intro to the Museum of Bad Art

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Permanent Acting Interim Executive Director, Louise Reilly Sacco of The Museum of Bad Art, presents MOBA 101. The world’s leading cultural institution dedicated to art in which something has gone wrong describes how and why it was established.  MOBA presents pieces from their collection, each with an insightful, pithy, and often humorous commentary. The Museum Of Bad Art collects, exhibits, and celebrates art that will be seen in no other venue. Since 1993, they have collected art from thrift stores,…

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The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society–Conversations about Community through Literature

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Our year-long book group continues with "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Join us for a lively discussion on how to make our community a better place. To register, click here.

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Mysteries in the Morning

March 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

An online mystery book discussion through Zoom. We have a wonderful time discussing the whys and wheres and whodunnits of novels each month. If you’d like the library to order a copy for you, please let us know.

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April 2021

Why Relationships Matter

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

April's Community Conversation will be an interactive event with James Ford, along with some discussion of the book, "Together: the Healing Power of Human Conversations in a Sometimes Lonely World" by Dr. Vivek Murthy. James is a circle keeper, and a Family and Community Support Coordinator for Lewiston public schools. He'll discuss and facilitate a conversation about relationships and how important they are today. Please register here:  https://networkmaine.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpd-mhrj0iE9RBmvGKm8Y2xwTvOHa3egj1 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining…

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August 2021

Lucky Platt at the Library!!

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Beloved children's author and illustrator, Lucky Platt, will be at the library for a special story time and craft! She'll show y'all how to do a scratchboard. Join us!

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Roomies & Zoomies!

August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Maine Central Institute, Park’s Gym, 295 Main St
Pittsfield, ME 04967 United States
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Free

The Pittsfield Public Library is very excited to invite local PreK through 2nd grade students (homeschoolers welcome!!) to a new program called "Roomies and Zoomies." This new program is funded by a recent King Foundation grant to connect MCI students, particularly international students, to local families and children to share their native language and culture and learn about small town Maine customs--all while reading children's books together. The MCI students will be our "Readers" and the PreK-2nd graders will be…

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September 2021

Buy Nothing, Get Everything

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us as we discuss the ideas of the book, "Buy Nothing, Get Everything Plan" via Zoom. We will also be chatting about the new Facebook group, "Buy Nothing Pittsfield" that we encourage you to join! To register, click here: https://networkmaine.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYsfu6gqz8iGtRYX3eCwy66ROy5O0rJWfXH

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