Tuesday, October 6th, 6 – 7pm: How Do Colleges Really Choose Students? An inside look at the college admissions process. High school students and their parents are invited to a presentation by Wendy Thompson of Westport Educational Consulting, to help families understand the role essays, interviews,extracurricular activities, sports, and other factors at play in the admissions decisions colleges make.
Tuesday, October 13th, 12 – 1pm: Facebook Basics Join us for a one-hour tutorial on Facebook. The first half of this class will provide the basics such as how to set up a personal account, add friends, and how to upload/share photos. The second half will cover more advanced topics such as understanding privacy settings, protecting your identity/information, and general best practices. Please feel free to bring a snack or bag lunch and we will meet in the Program Room.
Wednesday, November 4th, 6 – 7pm: Meet the Author Event with Michael Dekker, author of French & Indian Wars in Maine.
Michael Dekker has been active with several historical societies in mid-coast Maine and has done extensive research on the French and Indian Wars. His book published by Arcadia Publishing will be available for purchase and signing at the event.
Tuesday, November 10th, 6:00pm: Meet the Author Event with Paul Doiron, author of the award-winning Mike Bowditch crime series. Paul will read from the sixth novel in the series, The Precipice and copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing.
Click the title to find book club selections in the MINERVA catalog:
- Tuesday, October 20th @ 6:30 | The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
- Tuesday, November 17th @ 6:30 | Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
- Tuesday, December 8th @ 6:30 | In The Woods by Tana French
- Tuesday, January 12th @ 6:30 | The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
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