Upcoming Events at the Library:
For more information on all our events go to our Events page.
For information on Children’s Programs, go to our Children’s Room Page or click on Current Newsletter.
“The Putin Mystique”
Tuesday, June 2, 10:30 a.m.
Mary Behnke will introduce “The Putin Mystique: Inside Russia’s Power Cult” by Anna Arutunyan. The author is a Russian national who has been a journalist both in Russia and in the United States. “The Times of London” calls “The Putin Mystique”, “Intriguing and insightful, one of the sharpest observers of the Kremlin leader and his court. ” Mark Galeotti, NYU Center for Global Affairs says, “A fascinating exegesis of power in Russia…as entertaining and readable as it is informative.” Come and hear about Russia’s 21st century Tsar.
Thursday, June 4, 7:00 p.m.
Author, Bette Freedson, will read from her new book “Soul Mothers’ Wisdom, Seven Insights for the Single Mother” a guide to comfort and support single mothers as they take on the challenge of parenting. Famed pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton calls Soul Mothers’ Wisdom a “fine book full of support for single parents who have to face the job of raising children alone”. Join Bette J. Freedson for a conversation about Soul Mothers’ Wisdom, parenting tips, and inspiring single mother stories. Signed copies will be available for purchase at the end of the program.
Adult Mental Health First Aid Training
Saturday, June 6, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) will present “Adult Mental Health First Aid Training.” This course is appropriate for anyone 16 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions. This program is sponsored by the York Diversity Forum, York Hospital and Maine Behavioral Healthcare. The program leads to a three year certification that will allow participants to help guide someone with a mental health need to the right kind of help. Registration is limited to 30 participants. To register go to: http://www.namimaine.org/events/event_details.asp?id=619855&group=# For more information email: Christopher@namimaine.org
Community Resource Directory
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