On Stonington: photographs by Jeff Dworsky (select other button for another photo)
On Stonington: photographs by Jeff Dworsky (select other button for another photo)
Camden Public Library will open its annual Maritime Month speaker series on Tuesday, April 4, with a gallery talk by Jeff Dworsky on his exhibit “A Way of Life: The Fishing Families of Stonington.”

On Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m., photographer Peter Ralston will present a slide talk on his trip to Greenland.

On Thursday, April 13, at 7 p.m., the library will again host a panel of Maine schooner captains, discussing the business of passenger sailing on Penobscot Bay.  

On Tuesday, April 18, at 7 p.m., geologist Steve Norton will discuss the glacial history that has shaped the midcoast, and how modern processes influence human activity and vice versa. Norton taught geology at University of Maine, and his talk is part of Coastal Mountains Land Trust’s series on how to read the natural landscape.

On Tuesday, April 25, at 7 p.m., Dr. José Antonio Fernández-Robledo will speak on “Science on the Half Shell: How Oyster Parasites Might Benefit Human Health.” The talk will be part of Bigelow Marine Laboratories’ Cafe Sci series; refreshments will be served, and a question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

On Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m., Camden’s Philosophical Society will present films and discussions of “Moby Dick” and “The Old Man and the Sea.” 

For more information, visit librarycamden.org.