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Let’s Talk About It

July 17, 2018 | 6:00pm

Waterboro Public Library

187 Main St, East Waterboro, ME 04030

Series: The Mirror of Maine: The Maine Community in Myth and Reality This Session: A Maine Hamlet by Lura Beam Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org... read more

Read ME Author Talk

July 17, 2018 | 6:00pm

Newport Cultural Center

154 Main St, Newport, ME 04953

Read ME featured author CB Anderson will discuss her book River Talk. This event is free and open to the... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 18, 2018 | 7:00pm

Henry D. Moore Library

22 Village Rd, Steuben, ME 04680

Series: Where Am I?: The Individual and Community This Session: Doing Time: A Collection of Prisoner’s Writing Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 19, 2018 | 11:00am

Ocean Park Association

14 Temple Ave, Ocean Park, ME 04063

Series: Liberating Imaginations: Readings in Modern Irish Fiction This Session: The Country Girls by Edna O’Brien Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 23, 2018 | 7:00pm

Princeton Public Library

40 Main St, Princeton, ME 04668

Series: So Far & So Near: An Exploration of Cuban Literature This Session: The Chase by Alejo Carpentier Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 24, 2018 | 5:30pm

Maine State Library

230 State St, Augusta, ME 04333

Series: Defining Wilderness: Defining Maine  This Session: We Took to the Woods by Louise Dickinson Rich Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 24, 2018 | 6:00pm

Brownville Free Public Library

27 Church St, Brownville, ME 04414

Series: The Civil War: Fiction This Session: Absalom, Absalom! by Willian Faulkner, Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based reading... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 24, 2018 | 6:00pm

Brownville Free Public Library

27 Church St, Brownville, ME 04414

Series: The Civil War: Fiction This Session: Absalom, Absalom! by Willian Faulkner Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based reading... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 25, 2018 | 2:00pm

Casco Public Library

5 Leach Hill Rd, Casco, ME 04015

Series: The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today? This Session: The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 26, 2018 | 11:00am

Ocean Park Association

14 Temple Ave, Ocean Park, ME 04063

Series: Liberating Imaginations: Readings in Modern Irish Fiction This Session: The Collected Stories by John McGahern Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 26, 2018 | 3:00pm

Jackson Memorial Library

38 Main Street, Tenants Harbor, ME 04860

Series: Growing Up Between Cultures This Session: Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 26, 2018 | 6:30pm

Norway Public Library

258 Main St, Norway, ME 04268

Series: Race and Justice in America This Session: The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race by Jesmyn Ward Contact:... read more

Think & Drink

July 26, 2018 | 6:30pm

SPACE

538 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101

Break out your thinking caps and join the Maine Humanities Council at SPACE for this special Think & Drink discussion on the... read more

Let’s Talk About It

July 31, 2018 | 3:30pm

Bangor Public Library

145 Harlow St, Bangor, ME 04401

Series: Refreshing the Whodunit: Moving Beyond Christie and Doyle This Session: A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s... read more

World in Your Library

July 31, 2018 | 6:00pm

Stewart Free Library

8 Levi Stewart Dr, Corinna, ME 04928

Site: Stewart Free Library This Session: “Protecting & Preserving Native American Basket Making Traditions” with Darren Ranco Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org World in Your Library is a... read more

World in Your Library

August 1, 2018 | 6:00pm

Brooksville Free Community Library

1 Town House Rd, Brooksville, Maine 04617

Site: Brooksville Free Community Library This Session: “What’s So Funny ‘Bout Commemoration?: Past and Present Perspectives on Maine Statehood and the... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 2, 2018 | 11:00am

Ocean Park Association

14 Temple Ave, Ocean Park, ME 04063

Series: Liberating Imaginations: Readings in Modern Irish Fiction This Session: Antarctica by Claire Keegan Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 2, 2018 | 11:00am

Ocean Park Association

14 Temple Ave, Ocean Park, ME 04063

Series: Liberating Imaginations: Readings in Modern Irish Fiction This Session: Antarctica by Claire Keegan Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based... read more

Painter and Poet

August 3, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Portland Museum of Art

7 Congress Square Portland, Maine 04101

This exhibition will showcase the remarkable career of author, artist, and longtime Maine resident Ashley Bryan, who pioneered books about African... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 5, 2018 | 11:30am

Faye O'Leary Hafford Public Library

1063 Allagash Road, Allagash, ME 04774

Series: Mysteries by Maine Authors This Session: A Show of Hands by David Crossman Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 6, 2018 | 7:00pm

Princeton Public Library

40 Main St, Princeton, ME 04668

Series: So Far & So Near: An Exploration of Cuban Literature This Session: Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 7, 2018 | 6:00pm

Brownville Free Public Library

27 Church St, Brownville, ME 04414

Series: The Civil War: Fiction This Session: Beloved by Toni Morrison Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based reading and... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 7, 2018 | 6:00pm

Waterboro Public Library

187 Main St, East Waterboro, ME 04030

Series: The Mirror of Maine: The Maine Community in Myth and Reality This Session: Empire Falls by Richard Russo Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s... read more

Read ME Book Discussion

August 7, 2018 | 6:30pm

Louis B. Goodall Memorial Library

952 Main St, Sanford, ME 04073

A facilitated community discussion on River Talk by Read ME featured author CB Anderson. This event is free and open to the... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 8, 2018 | 2:00pm

Naples Public Library

940 Roosevelt Trail, Naples, ME 04055

Series: The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today? This Session: The Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk... read more

World in Your Library

August 8, 2018 | 6:30pm

Rockport Opera House

6 Central St Rockport Maine

Site: Rockport Opera House  This Session: “What’s So Funny ‘Bout Commemoration?: Past and Present Percpectives on Maine Statehood and the Bicentennial”... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 8, 2018 | 7:00pm

Henry D. Moore Library

22 Village Rd, Steuben, ME 04680

Series: Where Am I?: The Individual and Community This Session: Lord of the Flies by William Golding Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 9, 2018 | 11:00am

Ocean Park Association

14 Temple Ave, Ocean Park, ME 04063

Series: Liberating Imaginations: Readings in Modern Irish Fiction This Session: A Star Called Henry by Roddy Doyle Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 9, 2018 | 3:00pm

Jackson Memorial Library

38 Main Street, Tenants Harbor, ME 04860

Series: Growing Up Between Cultures This Session: Anna In-Between by Elizabeth Nunez Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based reading... read more

Read ME Author Talk

August 9, 2018 | 6:30pm

Kezar Falls Circulating Library

2 Federal St, Kezar Falls, ME 04047

Read ME featured author CB Anderson will discuss her book River Talk. This event is free and open to the... read more

World in Your Library

August 9, 2018 | 7:00pm

Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library

227 Main St, Lovell, ME 04051

Site: Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library This Session: “The Problem of Fake News–and Some Solutions” with Chet Lunner Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org World in Your Library is a free,... read more

World in Your Library

August 11, 2018 | 10:30am

Rangeley Public Library

7 Lake Street Rangeley Maine

Site: Rangeley Public Library This Session: Counterterrorism/Counterinsurgency Discussions: A Strategic Look at the Terrorist Threat” with Michael Kamorski Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org World in Your Library is... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 14, 2018 | 11:00am

Thomaston Public Library

60 Main St. Thomaston Maine 04861

Series: Becoming American: Struggles, Successes, Symbols This Session: Bless Me Ultima by Rudolfo A. Anaya Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is... read more

Read ME Book Discussion

August 15, 2018 | 10:00am

Rangeley Public Library

7 Lake St, Rangeley, ME 04970

A facilitated community discussion on Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town by Read ME featured author Susan Hand... read more

World in Your Library

August 15, 2018 | 6:00pm

Brooksville Free Community Library

1 Town House Rd, Brooksville, Maine 04617

Site: Brooksville Free Community Library This Session: “Immigration in the 21st Century: How Immigration is changing the American and the Global... read more

Poetry Express

August 15, 2018 | 6:00pm

Rice Public Library

8 Wentworth St, Kittery, ME 03904

Site: Rice Public Library Maine poet Kimberly Cloutier-Green will lead a 6PM poetry reading with community members. Contact: jan@mainehumanities.org Poetry Express connects libraries... read more

World in Your Library

August 16, 2018 | 7:00pm

Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library

227 Main St, Lovell, ME 04051

Site: Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library This Session: “How to Build Trust and Credibility in Science” with James Spartz Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org World in Your Library is... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 20, 2018 | 6:00pm

Curtis Memorial Library

23 Pleasant St, Brunswick, ME 04011

Series: Invisible New England: the Real New England? This Session: All Souls: A Family Story from Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 20, 2018 | 7:00pm

Princeton Public Library

40 Main St, Princeton, ME 04668

Series: So Far & So Near: An Exploration of Cuban Literature This Session: Paradiso by Jose Lezama Lima Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk... read more

World in Your Library

August 20, 2018 | 7:00pm

Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library

227 Main St, Lovell, ME 04051

Site: Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library This Session: “Prospects for Peace on the Korean Peninsula” with Kristen Vekaski Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org World in Your Library is a... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 21, 2018 | 3:30pm

Bangor Public Library

145 Harlow St, Bangor, ME 04401

Series: Refreshing the Whodunit: Moving Beyond Christie and Doyle This Session: Murder at the Nightwood Bar by Katherine Forrest Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s... read more

Read ME: Live on Maine Calling

August 22, 2018 | 1:00pm

Maine State Library

230 State St, Augusta, ME 04333

Join Maine State Library, Maine Calling, and the Maine Humanities Council for a live discussion with this year’s Read ME recommending author, Paul Doiron, as... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 22, 2018 | 2:00pm

Casco Public Library

5 Leach Hill Rd, Casco, ME 04015

Series: The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today? This Session: Poland Spring: A Tale of the Gilded Age by David Richards Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s... read more

Poetry Express

August 22, 2018 | 5:30pm

Lincoln Memorial Library

21 West Broadway, Lincoln, ME 04457

Site: Lincoln Memorial Library Kathleen Ellis from the University of Maine will lead a workshop with 10 community members followed by... read more

World in Your Library

August 22, 2018 | 6:00pm

Brooksville Free Community Library

1 Town House Rd, Brooksville, Maine 04617

Site: Brooksville Free Community Library This Session: “The Populist Wave and America’s Future” with Seth Singleton Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org World in Your Library is a free,... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 23, 2018 | 3:00pm

Jackson Memorial Library

38 Main Street, Tenants Harbor, ME 04860

Series: Growing Up Between Cultures This Session: No-No Boy by John Okada Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based reading... read more

Becoming American

August 25, 2018 - November 14, 2018

Museum L-A

35 Canal Street, Box A7 Lewiston, ME 04240

As local and national debates on immigration continue, a group of community partners in Lewiston and Auburn are working on... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 28, 2018 | 6:00pm

Waterboro Public Library

187 Main St, East Waterboro, ME 04030

Series: The Mirror of Maine: The Maine Community in Myth and Reality This Session: Twelve Journeys in Maine by Wesley McNair Contact:... read more

World in Your Library

August 29, 2018 | 6:00pm

Rangeley Public Library

7 Lake Street Rangeley Maine

Site: Rangeley Public Library This Session: “The Impact of Fake News” with Chet Lunner Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org World in Your Library is a free, library-based foreign... read more

Let’s Talk About It

August 29, 2018 | 7:00pm

Henry D. Moore Library

22 Village Rd, Steuben, ME 04680

Series: Where Am I?: The Individual and Community This Session: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is... read more

Talking Wires

September 1, 2018 - October 27, 2018

Maysville Museum

165 Caribou Road, Presque Isle

Talking Wires, an exhibit of the Presque Isle Historical Society emphasizes the impact the telephone had on rural life in... read more

Let’s Talk About It

September 9, 2018 | 11:30am

Faye O'Leary Hafford Public Library

1063 Allagash Road, Allagash, ME 04774

Series: Mysteries by Maine Authors This Session: Potshot by Gerry Boyle Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based reading... read more

Let’s Talk About It

September 11, 2018 | 11:00am

Thomaston Public Library

60 Main St. Thomaston Maine 04861

Series: Becoming American: Struggles, Successes, Symbols This Session: Go Tell It On the Mountain by James Baldwin Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About... read more

Let’s Talk About It

September 11, 2018 | 3:30pm

Bangor Public Library

145 Harlow St, Bangor, ME 04401

Series: Refreshing the Whodunit: Moving Beyond Christie and Doyle This Session: Inspector Morimoto and the Japanese Cranes by Timothy Hemion Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org... read more

World in Your Library

September 12, 2018 | 6:00pm

Rangeley Public Library

7 Lake Street Rangeley Maine

Site: Rangeley Public Library This Session: “News Trends of Aging Among the Baby Boomer Generation in China” with Hong Zhang Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org World in... read more

Let’s Talk About It

September 17, 2018 | 6:00pm

Curtis Memorial Library

23 Pleasant St, Brunswick, ME 04011

Series: Invisible New England: the Real New England? This Session: The Wooden Nickel by William Carpenter Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is... read more

What’s Going On with the News?

September 19, 2018 - September 19, 2018

South Portland Auditorium

637 Highland Ave, South Portland, ME 04106

The MHC is offering programs and grants to inspire public discussion throughout the state on journalism’s role in creating an informed citizenry and... read more

World in Your Library

September 20, 2018 - September 20, 2018

Winslow Public Library

136 Halifax Street Winslow, Maine 04901

Site: Winslow Public Library   This Session: “The Impact of Fake News” with Chet Lunner Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org World in Your Library is a free,... read more

Maine + Jewish

September 21, 2018 - October 25, 2018

Maine State Museum

230 State Street Augusta, Maine 04330

The Maine State Museum’s newest exhibition, Maine + Jewish: Two Centuries, presents the experiences of one of Maine’s most enduring communities,... read more

What’s Going On with the News?

September 25, 2018 - September 25, 2018

Bangor Arts Exchange

193 Exchange St, Bangor, ME 04401

Join Maine journalists for a discussion on how news gets made in Maine. Erin Rhoda, Maine Focus editor Bangor Daily News Cliff Schechtman, Executive Editor Portland Press Herald, Maine Sunday Telegram... read more

World in Your Library

September 27, 2018 | 6:00pm

Ellsworth Public Library

20 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605

Site: Ellsworth Public Library This Session: “America’s Failed Interventions: Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq and Beyond” with Nick Mills Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org World in Your... read more

Veterans Book Group

October 2, 2018 - December 18, 2018

Portland

34 Bedford St, Portland, ME 04101-1909, United States

A free reading and discussion group for Combat Veterans of all eras! Call Cliff Trott to register: 780-3584 | October... read more

Home: Reflections on Place

October 5, 2018 - October 5, 2018

Portland Public Library

5 Monument Square Portland, Maine 04101

Home: Reflections on Place is an art exhibit of work created by Immigrants and New Mainers. Home brings together artists... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 9, 2018 | 11:00am

Thomaston Public Library

60 Main St. Thomaston Maine 04861

Series: Becoming American: Struggles, Successes, Symbols This Session: An Orphan in History by Paul Cowan Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 9, 2018 - October 9, 2019

Skowhegan Free Public Library

9 Elm St, Skowhegan, ME 04976

Series: The Mirror of Maine: The Maine Community in Myth and Reality This Session: A Maine Hamlet by Laura Beam Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 11, 2018 - February 14, 2019

Hubbard Free Library

115 2nd St, Hallowell, ME 04347

Series: Invisible New England: the Real New England? October 11, 2018: Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle November... read more

Veterans Book Group

October 11, 2018 - November 15, 2018

Auburn Public Library

49 Spring St, Auburn, Maine 04210

A free reading and discussion group for Veterans/Former Service Members of all eras. Readings include fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 11, 2018 - October 11, 2018

Rumford Public Library

56 Rumford Ave, Rumford, ME 04276

Series: Invisible New England: the Real New England? This Session: The Living is Easy by Dorothy West Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 14, 2018 | 11:30am

Faye O'Leary Hafford Public Library

1063 Allagash Road, Allagash, ME 04774

Series: Mysteries by Maine Authors This Session: Cold Hard News by Maureen Milliken Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free,... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 16, 2018 - October 16, 2018

Thompson Free Library

186 E Main St, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426

Series: The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today? This Session: The Gilded Age by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 16, 2018 - November 27, 2018

Kennebunk Free Library

112 Main St, Kennebunk, ME 04043

Series: Race and Justice in America October 16, 2018: Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 17, 2018 - January 9, 2019

Auburn Public Library

49 Spring St, Auburn, ME 04210

Series: Becoming American: Struggles, Successes, Symbols October 17, 2018: Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston November 7, 2018: Bless Me, Ultima... read more

Poetry Express

October 18, 2018 | 6:00pm

Thompson Free Library

186 E Main St, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426

Site: Thompson Free Library Maine poet Paul Corrigan will lead a 6PM poetry reading with community members. Music by North Country Strings Contact: jan@mainehumanities.org... read more

Flamenco, Performance and Poetry

October 19, 2018 - October 20, 2018

Mayo Street Arts

10 Mayo Street Portland Maine 04101

Flamenco artists Lindsey Bourassa (dance), Bárbara Martínez (song) and Cristian Puig (guitar) will perform traditional flamenco pieces that showcase the integration of... read more

Exploring the Complexities of Racism

October 20, 2018 - October 20, 2018

York Public Library

15 Long Sands Road . York, Maine 03909

The York Public Library, in partnership with the York Diversity Forum, has been awarded a Maine Humanities Council grant to... read more

Maine Poetry Express

October 24, 2018 - October 24, 2018

Maine State Library

230 State St, Augusta, ME 04333

Let’s celebrate the 2018 Maine Poetry Express and the grand opening of the Maine State Library Maine Authors Room! The event will... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 24, 2018 - December 19, 2018

William Fogg Library

116 Old Rd, Eliot, ME 03903

Series: Where Am I? The Individual & the Community October 25, 2018: Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing ed. by... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 24, 2018 - February 27, 2019

Ivan O. Davis–Liberty Library

59 Main St. P. O. Box 280 Liberty, Maine 04949

Series: Exploring Human Boundaries: Literary Perspectives on Health Care Providers and Their Patients October 24, 2018: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte... read more

Let’s Talk About It

October 25, 2018 - December 13, 2018

West Paris Public Library

226 Main St, West Paris, ME 04289

Series: Violence and Belonging October 25, 2018: Marrow of Tradition by Charles Chestnut November 15, 2018: Once in a Promised Land... read more

Chilling Celtic Tales

October 26, 2018 - November 27, 2018

Victoria Mansion

109 Danforth Street Portland, ME

Ever wondered what the servants at Victoria Mansion might have done when the family was out in the evenings during... read more

Refuge Malja

October 30, 2018 - November 18, 2018

Portland Stage

165 Caribou Road, Presque Isle

When a Jewish-American war photographer feels compelled to assist a young refugee who steps in front of her camera,  she... read more

Tracy K. Smith

November 1, 2018 - November 1, 2018

Norway Memorial Library

258 Main St, Norway, ME 04268

U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith visits Maine as part of her project “American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities.”... read more

Let’s Talk About It

November 1, 2018 - November 1, 2018

Topsham Public Library

25 Foreside Rd, Topsham, ME 04086

Series: Re-imagining the American Family This Session: Hillbilly Elegy Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based reading and discussion program... read more

Veterans Book Group

November 1, 2018 - December 13, 2018

Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center

Biddeford, Maine 04005

A reading and discussion group for Veterans/Former Service Members of all eras! Call Rev. Shirley Bowen to register: 283-1783 |... read more

Tracy K. Smith

November 1, 2018 - November 1, 2018

Lewiston Public Library

258 Main St, Norway, ME 04268

U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith visits Maine as part of her project “American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities.” ... read more

Animal Farm

November 2, 2018 - November 2, 2018

Chocolate Church Arts Center

804 Washington Street Bath, ME 04530-2617

Based on 1945 acclaimed novel by George Orwell. “All Animals Are Equal, But Some Animals Are More Equal Than Others.”  When... read more

Let’s Talk About It

November 8, 2018 - November 8, 2018

Rumford Public Library

56 Rumford Ave, Rumford, ME 04276

Series: Invisible New England: the Real New England? This Session: The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About... read more

A Doll’s House, Part 2

November 10, 2018 - November 24, 2018

Camden Opera House

29 Elm Street Camden, ME 04843

A Doll’s House, Part 2 explores, in uproarious fashion, the emotional chaos that results when Nora Helmer returns to the... read more

Let’s Talk About It

November 13, 2018 | 11:00am

Thomaston Public Library

60 Main St. Thomaston Maine 04861

Series: Becoming American: Struggles, Successes, Symbols This Session: The Way to Rainy Mountain by N. Scott Momaday Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About... read more

Let’s Talk About It

November 13, 2018 - November 13, 2019

Skowhegan Free Public Library

9 Elm St, Skowhegan, ME 04976

Series: The Mirror of Maine: The Maine Community in Myth and Reality This Session: The Weir by Ruth Moore Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s... read more

Let’s Talk About It

November 20, 2018 - November 20, 2018

Thompson Free Library

186 E Main St, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426

Series: The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today? This Session: Age of Innocence by Edith Whatron Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is... read more

Let’s Talk About It

December 6, 2018 - December 6, 2018

Topsham Public Library

25 Foreside Rd, Topsham, ME 04086

Series: Re-imagining the American Family This Session: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free, library-based reading... read more

Let’s Talk About It

December 11, 2018 | 11:00am

Thomaston Public Library

60 Main St. Thomaston Maine 04861

Series: Becoming American: Struggles, Successes, Symbols This Session: Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free,... read more

Let’s Talk About It

December 11, 2018 - December 11, 2019

Skowhegan Free Public Library

9 Elm St, Skowhegan, ME 04976

Series: The Mirror of Maine: The Maine Community in Myth and Reality This Session: Wildfire Loose by Joyce Butler Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s... read more

Let’s Talk About It

December 13, 2018 - December 13, 2018

Rumford Public Library

56 Rumford Ave, Rumford, ME 04276

Series: Invisible New England: the Real New England? This Session: The Family by David Plante Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is... read more

Let’s Talk About It

December 18, 2018 - December 18, 2018

Thompson Free Library

186 E Main St, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426

Series: The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today? This Session: Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk... read more

Let’s Talk About It

January 8, 2019 - January 8, 2019

Skowhegan Free Public Library

9 Elm St, Skowhegan, ME 04976

Series: The Mirror of Maine: The Maine Community in Myth and Reality This Session: ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org... read more

Let’s Talk About It

January 10, 2019 - January 10, 2019

Topsham Public Library

25 Foreside Rd, Topsham, ME 04086

Series: Re-imagining the American Family This Session: Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About... read more

Let’s Talk About It

January 10, 2019 - January 10, 2019

Rumford Public Library

56 Rumford Ave, Rumford, ME 04276

Series: Invisible New England: the Real New England? This Session: All Souls: A Family Story from Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald... read more

Let’s Talk About It

January 15, 2019 - January 15, 2019

Thompson Free Library

186 E Main St, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426

Series: The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today? This Session: Poland Spring: A Tale of the Gilded Age by David Richards Contact:... read more

New Books, New Readers

January 24, 2019 - February 14, 2019

Massabesic Adult Education

84 West Road, Massabesic East, Waterboro, ME 04087

Series: Carrying the Past Dates: January 24, 2019 January 31, 2019 February 7, 2019 February 14, 2019 Contact: jan@mainehumanities.org New... read more

Community Conversations

January 27, 2019 - January 27, 2019

Chace Forum

Main St Waterville, ME

Present by the Center for Small Town Jewish Life, The event will take place in the new Chace Forum—a communal... read more

New Books, New Readers

January 29, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Kittery Adult Education

12 Williams Ave, Kittery, ME 03904

Series: Caught Between Cultures Dates: January 29, 2019 February 26, 2019 March 26, 2019 April 30, 2019 Contact: jan@mainehumanities.org New... read more

New Books, New Readers

February 5, 2019 - May 14, 2019

MSAD #1 Adult Education

16 Griffin Street, Presque Isle, Maine

Series: What It Takes Dates: February 5, 2019 March 12, 2019 April 9, 2019 May 14, 2019 Contact: jan@mainehumanities.org New... read more

Let’s Talk About It

February 14, 2019 - February 14, 2019

Rumford Public Library

56 Rumford Ave, Rumford, ME 04276

Series: Invisible New England: the Real New England? This Session: The Wooden Nickel by William Carpenter Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About... read more

New Books, New Readers

February 26, 2019 - May 28, 2019

Five Town Adult Education

25 Keelson Drive Rockport, ME 04856

Series: Carrying the Past Dates: February 26, 2019 March 26, 2019 April 30, 2019 May 28, 2019 Contact: jan@mainehumanities.org New... read more

Winter Weekend

March 8, 2019 - March 9, 2019

Bowdoin College

239 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011

Sulaco, port city of the fictional South American state of Costaguana, is our setting. Silver mine owner Charles Gould asks... read more

Maine Jewish Film Festival

March 9, 2019 - March 17, 2019

Portland

Portland, Maine

Speakers will lead discussion on two films at the 2019 Maine Jewish Film Festival, focusing on the relationship of the arts... read more

Let’s Talk About It

March 14, 2019 - March 14, 2019

Topsham Public Library

25 Foreside Rd, Topsham, ME 04086

Series: Re-Imagining the American Family This Session: Brothers and Keepers by John Edgar Wideman Contact: nicole@mainehumanities.org Let’s Talk About It is a free,... read more

Bicentennial or Bust!

March 15, 2019 - March 15, 2019

Morgan Hill Event Center

82 Morgan Hill Ln, Hermon, ME 04401

Join other local leaders from across the state to get the tools and ideas you need for a successful bicentennial... read more

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the the Nighttime

April 26, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Crosby Center

96 Church St, Belfast, ME 04915

This project will create a fully-realized, artistic stage production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime at the Belfast’s... read more