Aug
18
8:00 AM08:00

Cancelled--Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Kathleen Moulton will no longer be held at the library on Saturdays.

A great way to start the weekend! Join Kathleen for an offering of gentle to moderate vinyasa flow poses.

Blend of Iyengar style and Yin style Restorative Yoga. These styles use a variety of props to support the student while they are guided into the postures linking the use of breath to discover a sense of relaxation while releasing tension in the body.

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Aug
18
9:00 AM09:00

Arts & Artisans Fair at New Suncook School

The Arts & Artisans Fair is in its 43rd year. This juried event brings talented craftspeople from all over the state. Support gifted artists and the library! There is also a raffle for items donated by ten fair participants, and this year a Gifford Pierce painting will also be raffled off. Tickets for both raffles will be available at the library prior to fair day when the drawings will be held.

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Aug
20
5:30 PM17:30

Cancelled-Yin & Restorative Yoga with Kathleen Moulton

This session is cancelled. The instructor apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. Restorative Yoga postures help to relieve the effects of stress. Through the use of props such as bolsters, blankets, blocks, straps, chairs and the wall a completely supportive environment for total relaxation is created. Participants will be guided through a progressive series of supported postures. Each posture has a variety of benefits. While supported in these postures the student will be given guidance to explore the body and breath and learn the art of relaxation for body and mind.

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Aug
20
7:00 PM19:00

The World In Your Library: Prospects for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Dr. Vekasi is a professor of Political Science at the University of Maine. She received her PhD at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and has conducted extensive research and fieldwork across Northeast Asia, particularly in China and Japan. She has been a visiting fellow with the Japan Foundation at Tokyo University, a Foreign Language and Area Studies fellow at the Harbin Institute of Technology, and a Fulbright Fellow at Tohoku University. She is a member of the US-Japan Network for the Future through the Mike and Maureen Mansfield Foundation and Japan Foundation’s Center for Global Partnership. 

This program is sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council and the Margaret Chase Smith Foundation.

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Aug
22
10:00 AM10:00

Tai Chi with Pam Katz

There are many styles of Tai Chi, but Pam will focus on the sun style, which is recommended by the American Arthritis Foundation for being the least stressful on joints. It is also known to improve balance. Other benefits may include improved muscle strength and coordination, concentration and memory. Participants may also experience reduced arthritic pain and improved cardiac function.

Pam Katz has been studying sun-style tai chi for 20 years and has been teaching for 13 years. This class will begin on July 11 and continue through August. The fee is $8 per session, or participants may pay for the series in advance at a discount.

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Aug
23
12:30 PM12:30

Writing Group

The library’s writing group will continue to meet during the summer months. The summer sessions will be capably led by various members of the writing group. They spend each meeting sharing, free writing exercises, and discussing ways to improve their craft. New members are always welcome.

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Aug
27
5:30 PM17:30

Yin & Restorative Yoga with Kathleen Moulton

Restorative Yoga postures help to relieve the effects of stress. Through the use of props such as bolsters, blankets, blocks, straps, chairs and the wall a completely supportive environment for total relaxation is created. Participants will be guided through a progressive series of supported postures. Each posture has a variety of benefits. While supported in these postures the student will be given guidance to explore the body and breath and learn the art of relaxation for body and mind.

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Aug
29
10:00 AM10:00

Tai Chi with Pam Katz

There are many styles of Tai Chi, but Pam will focus on the sun style, which is recommended by the American Arthritis Foundation for being the least stressful on joints. It is also known to improve balance. Other benefits may include improved muscle strength and coordination, concentration and memory. Participants may also experience reduced arthritic pain and improved cardiac function.

Pam Katz has been studying sun-style tai chi for 20 years and has been teaching for 13 years. This class will begin on July 11 and continue through August. The fee is $8 per session, or participants may pay for the series in advance at a discount.

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Aug
29
7:00 PM19:00

GLLT Presents: A Conflict of Scales: How to Manage Forests and Their Insect Pests

Increasingly, the forests of the Northeast face climate change, novel pests, and multiple land-use pressures. Forest Insect Ecologist Michael Stastny will explain how the ecological dynamics are becoming more complicated, and old knowledge and approaches may no longer apply. In light of these challenges, is it time to re-evaluate our vision and stewardship of this natural resource?

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Sep
5
10:00 AM10:00

Tai Chi with Pam Katz

There are many styles of Tai Chi, but Pam will focus on the sun style, which is recommended by the American Arthritis Foundation for being the least stressful on joints. It is also known to improve balance. Other benefits may include improved muscle strength and coordination, concentration and memory. Participants may also experience reduced arthritic pain and improved cardiac function.

Pam Katz has been studying sun-style tai chi for 20 years and has been teaching for 13 years. This class will begin on July 11 and continue through August. The fee is $8 per session, or participants may pay for the series in advance at a discount.

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Aug
16
7:00 PM19:00

The World In Your Library: How To Build Trust and Credibility In Science?!

James T. Spartz is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Communication at Unity College. His research interests include understanding the role of place environmental communication, new and traditional media effects on public opinion around sustainability issues, perceptions of land use change, and discourses of transition in the Anthropocene.  This program is sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council and the Margaret Chase Smith Foundation.

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Aug
15
10:00 AM10:00

Cancelled--Tai Chi with Pam Katz--make-up date: September 5th

There are many styles of Tai Chi, but Pam will focus on the sun style, which is recommended by the American Arthritis Foundation for being the least stressful on joints. It is also known to improve balance. Other benefits may include improved muscle strength and coordination, concentration and memory. Participants may also experience reduced arthritic pain and improved cardiac function.

Pam Katz has been studying sun-style tai chi for 20 years and has been teaching for 13 years. This class will begin on July 11 and continue through August. The fee is $8 per session, or participants may pay for the series in advance at a discount.

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Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

GLLT Presents: Loons in the Kezar Lake Watershed

Lee Attix, lead researcher, will present preliminary results of the 2018 loon monitoring project sponsored by the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation on Kezar Lake and the surrounding ponds within the watershed. Join us to learn what the monitors discovered, what it means, and how you might be able to help with future research efforts. The talk is co-sponsored by the Greater Lovell Land Trust and Kezar Lake Watershed Association.

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Aug
13
5:30 PM17:30

Yin & Restorative Yoga with Kathleen Moulton

Restorative Yoga postures help to relieve the effects of stress. Through the use of props such as bolsters, blankets, blocks, straps, chairs and the wall a completely supportive environment for total relaxation is created. Participants will be guided through a progressive series of supported postures. Each posture has a variety of benefits. While supported in these postures the student will be given guidance to explore the body and breath and learn the art of relaxation for body and mind.

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Aug
13
1:00 PM13:00

Book Discussion: Exit West

We are pleased to have Sue Lanser leading our monthly discussion. Her expertise and insights are a treat for everyone who attends. The title for the August 13th meeting is Exit West, by Mohsin Hamid. It is a novel focused on themes relating to emigration and refugee problems. The New York Times named Exit West one of the ten best books of 2017.

The September selection has not yet been announced.

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Aug
11
8:00 AM08:00

Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Kathleen Moulton

A great way to start the weekend! Join Kathleen for an offering of gentle to moderate vinyasa flow poses.

Blend of Iyengar style and Yin style Restorative Yoga. These styles use a variety of props to support the student while they are guided into the postures linking the use of breath to discover a sense of relaxation while releasing tension in the body.

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Aug
9
7:00 PM19:00

The World In Your Library: The Problem of Fake News--and Some Solutions

Former journalist and retired executive Chet Lunner has a unique, 360-degree perspective on Fake News, the First Amendment, and an inside-the-Beltway view of our national government, having been a Maine newspaper editor, Congressional chief of staff, 9/11 press secretary, homeland security intelligence officer, and staffer to four Cabinet secretaries. He worked with, or consulted for USA Today, U.S. Congress, and the TSA and DHS. This program is sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council and the Margaret Chase Smith Foundation.

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Aug
9
12:30 PM12:30

Writing Group

The library’s writing group will continue to meet during the summer months. The summer sessions will be capably led by various members of the writing group. They spend each meeting sharing, free writing exercises, and discussing ways to improve their craft. New members are always welcome.

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Aug
8
10:00 AM10:00

Tai Chi with Pam Katz

There are many styles of Tai Chi, but Pam will focus on the sun style, which is recommended by the American Arthritis Foundation for being the least stressful on joints. It is also known to improve balance. Other benefits may include improved muscle strength and coordination, concentration and memory. Participants may also experience reduced arthritic pain and improved cardiac function.

Pam Katz has been studying sun-style tai chi for 20 years and has been teaching for 13 years. This class will begin on July 11 and continue through August. The fee is $8 per session, or participants may pay for the series in advance at a discount.

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Aug
6
5:30 PM17:30

Cancelled tonight--Yin & Restorative Yoga with Kathleen Moulton

Restorative Yoga postures help to relieve the effects of stress. Through the use of props such as bolsters, blankets, blocks, straps, chairs and the wall a completely supportive environment for total relaxation is created. Participants will be guided through a progressive series of supported postures. Each posture has a variety of benefits. While supported in these postures the student will be given guidance to explore the body and breath and learn the art of relaxation for body and mind.

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Aug
4
8:00 AM08:00

Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Kathleen Moulton

A great way to start the weekend! Join Kathleen for an offering of gentle to moderate vinyasa flow poses.

Blend of Iyengar style and Yin style Restorative Yoga. These styles use a variety of props to support the student while they are guided into the postures linking the use of breath to discover a sense of relaxation while releasing tension in the body.

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Aug
3
2:30 PM14:30

Kids! Summer Reading Celebration! Libraries Rock!

Kids! Libraries Rock! We'll be celebrating the end of our summer reading program with a party! If you participated in the program, you are entered in the bike raffle sponsored by the local chapter of the Masons. Winners will be announced at the party! We'll also find out who wins the jar full of precious rocks, we'll make our own sundaes, and we'll rock out to live music provided by the fantastic family band Birds on a Wire!

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Aug
1
10:00 AM10:00

Tai Chi with Pam Katz

There are many styles of Tai Chi, but Pam will focus on the sun style, which is recommended by the American Arthritis Foundation for being the least stressful on joints. It is also known to improve balance. Other benefits may include improved muscle strength and coordination, concentration and memory. Participants may also experience reduced arthritic pain and improved cardiac function.

Pam Katz has been studying sun-style tai chi for 20 years and has been teaching for 13 years. This class will begin on July 11 and continue through August. The fee is $8 per session, or participants may pay for the series in advance at a discount.

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Jul
30
6:30 PM18:30

READ ME: A Statewide Reading Experience!

Join us Monday, July 30th, at 6:30 p.m. for the first of two READ ME book discussions. Both books were selected by popular mystery author Paul Doiron. The first title is Settled in the Wild: Notes fom the Edge of Town, by Susan Hand Shetterly. The second discussion will take place Monday, August 27th, at 6:30 p.m., and the title is River Talk, by C B Anderson. 

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Jul
30
5:30 PM17:30

Yin & Restorative Yoga with Kathleen Moulton

Restorative Yoga postures help to relieve the effects of stress. Through the use of props such as bolsters, blankets, blocks, straps, chairs and the wall a completely supportive environment for total relaxation is created. Participants will be guided through a progressive series of supported postures. Each posture has a variety of benefits. While supported in these postures the student will be given guidance to explore the body and breath and learn the art of relaxation for body and mind.

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