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April 2019

Preschool Story Time

April 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Sunday, repeating until May 18, 2019

Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Free

Come to Freeport Community Library on Saturday mornings for a fun time of stories read by Gunta. Adult supervision required.

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Therapy Dog Story Hour

April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until May 31, 2019

Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Free

Therapy dogs love to be read to! Kids can bring their favorite book from home or choose one from the library shelves and read to an attentive, loving dog. For your own special time with one of our therapy dogs please call ahead to save your spot. Adult supervision required. (Recommended for kids, but if the dog is free and no children are waiting, people of all ages are welcome to read to her!)

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Author Talk: Mark Griffin

April 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Free

Author Mark Griffin will talk about his most recent book, All That Heaven Allows: A Biography of Rock Hudson, published through HarperCollins last year. Rock Hudson was the ultimate movie star and reigned supreme in Hollywood for over forty years. He perfectly embodied the romantic masculinity of American films at the time, and won acclaim for several of his movies of varying genres, including Magnificent Obsession, Giant, and Pillow Talk. Rumors trailed him his whole career, but it was only when…

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Toddler Story Time at the Library

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 14, 2019

Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Free

Infants & Toddlers 10:00-10:30am, 10:30-11am.

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May 2019

Sign Language Story Time

May 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, happening 3 times

Freeport Community Library, 10 Library Dr
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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Free

Every 1 st Tuesday of the month you’ll now be able to experience story time two ways as Brandi joins Ali to sign along with the stories. You’ll even get the chance to learn a few signs you’ll see during the story so you can sign along too! Held on spring first Tuesdays: March 5, April 2, and May 7 Ages 0-6 welcome; adult supervision required.

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Author Luncheon: Peter Swanson

May 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

Peter Swanson is the author of five novels, including The Kind Worth Killing, winner of the New England Society Book Award, and finalist for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, Her Every Fear, an NPR book of the year; and his most recent, Before She Knew Him. His books have been translated into over 30 languages, and his stories, poetry, and features have appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, The Atlantic Monthly, Measure, The Guardian, The Strand Magazine, and Yankee Magazine. For more about Swanson, visit http://www.peter-swanson.com/ South Freeport Church’s author luncheons…

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September 2019

Author Luncheon: Richard Cass

September 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

Maine crime writer Richard Cass is the author of the Elder Darrow Jazz Mystery series, the story of an alcoholic who walks into a dive bar in Boston . . . and buys it. Solo Act was a Finalist for the Maine Literary Award in Crime Fiction in 2017 and In Solo Time won the award in 2018. The third book in the series, Burton's Solo, was released in 2018. Cass serves on the Board of the Mystery Writers of…

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November 2019

Author Luncheon: William Andrews

November 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

William D. Andrews, author of Breaking Ground and Stealing History, spent summers in Maine for eighteen years until he could find a job to justify a permanent move. That happened in 1989 when he became president of Westbrook College in Portland. The merger of Westbrook and the University of New England freed him to pursue a lifelong interest in writing, supplemented by freelance editing and consulting for nonprofit organizations. He earned a B.A. in English from the University of Pittsburgh,…

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December 2019

Night Tree Event

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 9:00am

Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment, 184 Burnett Rd
Freeport, ME 04032 United States
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$5

A holiday tradition for children, the Night Tree event at Wolfe's Neck Center for Agriculture and the Environment is inspired by the classic children’s book by Eve Bunting. Her story is about a family that feeds the forest animals by making decorations for a special tree. Gather at the Center as they read her story together with cocoa and cookies and then decorate pinecone ornaments with birdseed, string popcorn, and cranberries. You’ll take a short hike on the trails to…

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