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33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
(207)443-5141 www.patten.lib.me.us

May 2019

Maine Tracks: The Underground Railroad in Maine

Tuesday May 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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Maine’s connection to the famous Underground Railroad that helped free runaway slaves in the mid-1800s does not begin and end with Harriet Beecher Stowe. Indeed, from Kittery to Fort Fairfield, Mainers conspired together to break the law — the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 — forming a network of “safe houses,” hiding slaves from slave hunters and scurrying them to Canada. Author Mark Alan Leslie will weave the tale of the brave families, including those from Augusta eastward, who housed…

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June 2019

Pirates and Lost Treasure of Coastal Maine

Tuesday June 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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Presented by author and pirate re-enactor Greg Latimer, this talk will offer insightful and factual information about Maine-based pirates as well as pirates from “away,” who, while not based in Maine, traveled to the area for a variety of purposes. Many of these facts will be new to readers, as Maine is not often considered a pirate enclave. In fact, just like today’s seasonal tourists, pirates traveled to Maine during the summer months, when the Caribbean was hot and subject…

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“Treasure Island” (1934)

Tuesday June 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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Special guest, Curt Dale Clark, Artistic Director for Maine State Music Theatre, and co-author of “Treasure Island: A Musical Adventure,” which premieres June 26 and runs through July 13. Visit www.msmt.org to purchase tickets. This film is the first sound version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of a young English lad, a one-legged pirate named Long John Silver and a quest for buried treasure. Jackie Cooper, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, and Otto Kruger star. Directed by Victor…

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The Two Sides of Robert Louis Stevenson

Wednesday June 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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In 1885, Robert Louis Stevenson published “A Child’s Garden of Verses,” a charming collection still read by and to children today. In 1886, he published “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” a brilliant and frightening tale of Gothic horror that probes the darkest corners of human nature. How do we reconcile the two sides of Stevenson’s genius? Join David Ingmundson for a discussion of the author, his work, his childhood, his illnesses, successes, and fears. Perhaps the answers…

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“Captain Blood” (1935)

Tuesday June 18, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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After being wrongly convicted as a traitor, Peter Blood (Errol Flynn), an English physician, is sent to exile in the British colonies of the Caribbean, where he becomes a pirate. Co-starring Olivia de Havilland and Basil Rathbone. Directed by Michael Curtiz.

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“Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” (2003)

Tuesday June 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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The first (and some say the best) of the Jack Sparrow series. Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley star. Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate “Captain” Jack Sparrow to save his love–the governor’s daughter–from Jack’s former pirate allies, who are now undead. Sponsored by

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July 2019

“The Princess Bride” (1987)

Tuesday July 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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An elderly man reads his bedridden grandson the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love. Directed by Rob Reiner, screenplay by William Goldman, and starring Carey Elwes, Robin Wright, and Mandy Patinkin. A cult classic! Sponsored by

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“The Black Swan” (1942)

Tuesday July 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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When notorious pirate Henry Morgan is made governor of Jamaica, he enlists the help of some of his former partners in ridding the Caribbean of buccaneers. When one of them apparently abducts the previous governor’s pretty daughter and joins up with the rebels, things are set for a fight. Tyrone Power, Maureen O’Hara, George Sanders and Anthony Quinn star. Sponsored by

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“Captain Phillips” (2013)

Tuesday July 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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Tom Hanks stars in the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Nominated for six Academy Awards and four Golden Globes. Sponsored by

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“The Crimson Pirate” (1952)

Tuesday July 23, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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Burt Lancaster plays a pirate with a taste for intrigue and acrobatics who involves himself in the goings-on of a revolution in the Caribbean in the late 1700s. A light hearted adventure involving prison breaks, an oddball scientist, sailing ships, naval fights, and tons of swordplay. Sponsored by

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“The Buccaneer” (1958)

Tuesday July 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Patten Free Library, 33 Summer Street
Bath,ME04530United States
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During the war of 1812, Louisiana buccaneer Jean Lafitte assists the Americans in defending New Orleans against the attacking British war fleet. Starring Yul Brynner, Claire Bloom, Charles Boyer, and Charlton Heston. Directed by Anthony Quinn. Sponsored by

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