Human/Nature: Animal Tracks and Scat

Join 4-H for this Just for Kids Winter Series Event; in this class we will learn more about identifying the tracks and scat of animals that is often seen on a winter hike.

Please call ahead to register, 207-785-4733.

Stop in to see the Hands-on Science Museum on display in the Children’s Room.

The Just for Kids programs are supported by the Maine Community Foundation’s Knox County Fund and the Pullen Fund.

2016-2017 Book Club Schedule

September 21, 2016:  Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf – Brenda Page

October 19, 2016:  American Character  by Colin Woodard – Carol Watier

November 16, 2016:  Until Tuesday  by Luis Carlos Montalvan – Jan Wentworth

December 14, 2016: *Second Wednesday!*  The Wives of Los Alamos  by  TaraShea Nesbit –  Anita Brown

January 18, 2017:  The Paris Wife by Paula McLain – Dorothy Dinsmore

February 15, 2017:  The Red Tent by Anita Diamant – Jan Cramer

March 15, 2017:  Reader’s Choice – Share a favorite book that you’ve been reading

April 19, 2017:  The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gaye Tzemach Lemmon – Nancy Watson

May 17, 2017:  The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah – Linda Annis

June 21, 2017:  Elephant Company by Vicky Constantine Croke – Joyce Grotton

July 19, 2017:   One in a Million Boy by Monica Wood – Marie Powell

August 16, 2017:  Year-end meeting when we discuss the books of the past year and choose the books for the coming year.

Camden Conference Presents Chinese Education: 20 Years of Evolution from Catch-up to Leadership

Kyle Tong has been an educator for thirty-five years. Since graduating from Bowdoin in 1983 with a degree concentration in East Asian History, Kyle has been a teacher and administrator at Independent schools in Massachusetts, New Jersey, California, North Carolina, Ohio, and Maine, where he is currently the Assistant to the Head for Special Programs at Lincoln Academy. While at Columbus Academy in Ohio, he started the East Asia Institute which involved teacher and student exchanges in East Asia and teacher training in Hefei, China. An author of two textbooks on American Language and Culture for Chinese students and teachers, Kyle received the Columbus Council for World Affairs Award for Outstanding International Educator in 2007. In 2013, he was bestowed with the title of Honorary Citizen of Hefei, China for his work with the City schools.

 

Stop by the library to check out our new selection of books to support the 2018 Camden Conference, “Is this China’s Century?”