Explore the power of ideas

Using literature, history, philosophy, and culture, the MHC brings people together in conversation that crosses social, economic, and cultural barriers.

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State Trooper with student in Rumford

Photo by Nick Waugh

In 2014, the MHC’s programs racked up the following stats:

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Library Programs

Let’s Talk About It

Location: Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library, Lovell

Literature & Medicine

“Still Life: Scenes from a Faraway Nearby”

Location: Bowdoin College- Visual Arts Center, Kresge Auditorium

Library Programs

Seeking Refuge: Understanding the Refugee and Asylum Process

Location: Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library

Library Programs

Let’s Talk About It

Location: Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford