Adult Programming

 
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Legal Services Day

When: November 16th from 2-6 pm

On Legal Services Day members of the public will be able to talk with volunteers about civil legal matters including consumer law, wills/trusts/estates, debt collection, bankruptcy, employment law, tax issues, foreclosure, property, social security and unemployment.

The Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) and the Bangor Public Library are partnering to host the inaugural Legal Services Day event. Legal Services Day will take place at the Bangor Public Library on November 16, 2017 from 2 pm to 6 pm. Members of the public with low incomes will be able to meet with VLP volunteers and complete confidential initial interviews to start a case with VLP. Following the event VLP staff will review case information, follow up with attendees about their case, and in many cases find a local attorney to take the case.


Play Your Cards Right!

When:

Every Tuesday from 5pm - 8pm (5pm - 6pm sign-in & socialize, 6 pm - 8pm playing)

Every Saturday from 1pm - 4pm (1pm - 2pm sign-in & socialize, 2 pm - 4pm playing)

Where: Atrium

This group is open to all and free. Its a chance to learn, teach or play your favorite card game.

The game being taought each session will change depending on who's willing to teach, and what folks want to learn.

If you just feel like playing, you can do that too! We'll have tables avaiable for both.


Adult Coloring Night

Join us to color away some stress and brighten your day. We supply the coloring sheets and pens/pencils/crayons and you bring your creativity. Sometimes it's nice to color inside the lines.

Every Monday night from 5pm-8pm on the 2nd floor in the 1812 Reading Room. 

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Book Groups

The Library has four diverse book groups capable of meeting a variety of different reader's needs or interests. If you would like more information on the book groups at the library click here.

October 5 – November 9 | Thursdays 6-8pm Space is limited; pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, call 947-3391. Veterans and Former Service Members of all eras are invited to attend this free reading and discussion group led by Jeffrey Sychterz, UMA Assistant Professor of English, U.S. Navy and Kirk Grant, U.S. Army. The group will read and discuss poetry, essays, and short stories exploring the experience of returning back to civilian life after service in the armed forces. Copies of the readings will be provided and include works by Tim O’Brien, women who served from Vietnam–Iraq, ancient Greek authors, and more.

October 5 – November 9 | Thursdays 6-8pm

Space is limited; pre-registration is required. For more information and to register, call 947-3391.

Veterans and Former Service Members of all eras are invited to attend this free reading and discussion group led by Jeffrey Sychterz, UMA Assistant Professor of English, U.S. Navy and Kirk Grant, U.S. Army.

The group will read and discuss poetry, essays, and short stories exploring the experience of returning back to civilian life after service in the armed forces. Copies of the readings will be provided and include works by Tim O’Brien, women who served from Vietnam–Iraq, ancient Greek authors, and more.


The Writers Connection

**On Hiatus until Spring 2018**

When: Every Tuesday @ 5pm to 7pm 

*This is a Library Sponsored Program - But it is administered by a community partner*

A free and open writing group offering support, criticism, and advice for writers on the path to publication.

Policy

  • All forms of writing accepted.
  • Critiques of other's works are voluntary.
  • Posting: done through a shared Google Drive folder.
  • Post by Saturday evening (include names and page numbers).
  • No more than three pieces per week (one per person).
  • Do not explain your piece before it's been read.
      • Give as little context as possible (e.g. "this is an excerpt").
  • Keep the weekly word count below 10,000 words between all pieces.
      • If your piece is too long, break it up or save it for the next meeting.

For more infomation go to  https://sites.google.com/writeconnect.org/home/begin