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Nov05
Jim Witherell speaks about "Ed Muskie: Made in Maine"
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults
This insightful biography covers the life and career of Edmund "Ed" Muskie, from his childhood in Rumford, Maine, to his years as the governor of Maine.
Nov07
Steve Hrehovcik to speak about “Seeing in the Dark” at the Friday Local
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults
Nov19
Gail Gutradt speaks about "In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot"
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults
A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman’s volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia—a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles.
Jan14
Brock Clarke speaks about "The Happiest People in the World"
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults
Join us at noon as Brock Clarke talks about his book, "The Happiest People in the World," a darkly funny tale of paranoia and the all-American obsession with security and the conspiracies that threaten it.
Jan28
Margaret A. Hogan speaks about "A Traveled First Lady: Writings of Louisa Catherine Adams"
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Main Library
Audience: Adults
Join us at noon as Margaret A. Hogan talks about her book, "A Traveled First Lady: Writings of Louisa Catherine Adams," which seeks to share Adams's remarkable experiences in her own words.
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