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Atlohkewi-Penobscot Winter Stories

February 11, 2020 - February 11, 2020

Bangor Public Library

145 HARLOW STREET, BANGOR, ME, 04401

Carol Dana (Penobscot) will share traditional Penobscot stories, Atlohkewi “Tell Me a Story,” during this multi-week series. Sources of material... read more

Maine Filmmaker Showcase

February 15, 2020 - February 15, 2020

Portland Media Center

516 Congress Street, Portland

The Maine Film Association and Portland Media Center are proud to present the Maine Filmmaker Showcase, featuring the Maine-made film... read more

The Real World Impact of Fake News

February 19, 2020 - February 19, 2020

Witherle Public Library

41 School St, Castine, ME 04421

Former journalist and retired executive Chet Lunner has a unique, 360-degree perspective on Fake News, the First Amendment, and an... read more

Voting Down the Rose: Florence Brooks Whitehouse and Maine’s Fight for Woman Suffrage

February 20, 2020 - February 20, 2020

Windham Public Library

217 Windham Center Road, Windham, Maine 04062

Anne B. Gass is the author of Voting Down the Rose: Florence Brooks Whitehouse and Maine’s Fight for Woman Suffrage,... read more

Yankees and Strangers

February 24, 2020 - June 29, 2020

Auburn Public Library

49 Spring St, Auburn, ME 04210

Series: Yankees and Strangers Dates: February 24, March 30, April 27, May 8, and June 29 2020 Texts: – 3... read more

Atlohkewi-Penobscot Winter Stories

February 25, 2020 - February 25, 2020

Bangor Public Library

145 HARLOW STREET, BANGOR, ME, 04401

Carol Dana (Penobscot) will share traditional Penobscot stories, Atlohkewi “Tell Me a Story,” during this multi-week series. Sources of material... read more

The American Revolutionary Generation

February 26, 2020 - June 26, 2020

Mantor Library, UMF

111 South Street, Farmington, Maine USA 04938

Series: The American Revolutionary Generation This discussion series focuses on the men and women who lived during the American Revolution,... read more

Mysteries by Maine Authors

March 3, 2020 - June 2, 2020

Topsham Public Library

25 Foreside Rd, Topsham, ME 04086

Series: Mysteries by Maine Authors Dates: March 3, April 7, May 5, and June 2, 2020 Let’s Talk About It... read more

Going to Sea

March 4, 2020 - May 27, 2020

Carver Memorial Library

12 Union St, Searsport, ME 04974

Series: Going to Sea Dates: March 4, March 25, April 15, May 6, and May 27 Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk... read more

The Great Turn-out of 1841: Maine Textile Workers on Strike

March 4, 2020 - March 4, 2020

Lithgow Public Library

45 Winthrop St, Augusta, ME 04330

Elizabeth DeWolfe is Professor of History at the University of New England where she teaches courses in women’s history, archival... read more

Winter Weekend

March 6, 2020 - March 7, 2020

Bowdoin College

239 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011

Join us as we: Explore close readings of Beloved with scholars from Maine and beyond. Build bridges between themes, times,... read more

Atlohkewi-Penobscot Winter Stories

March 10, 2020 - March 10, 2020

Bangor Public Library

145 HARLOW STREET, BANGOR, ME, 04401

Carol Dana (Penobscot) will share traditional Penobscot stories, Atlohkewi “Tell Me a Story,” during this multi-week series. Sources of material... read more

Women’s Suffrage in the U.S.

April 2, 2020 - June 25, 2020

West Paris Public Library

226 Main St, West Paris, ME 04289

In this series, participants will explore the multiple, simultaneous, and conflicting stories of those who fought for – and against... read more

Maine and the American Revolution

April 19, 2020 - April 19, 2020

Underwood Memorial Library

2006 Main St, Fayette, ME 04349

Liam Riordan received his undergraduate B.A. at the University of California, Berkeley, and his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania.... read more