Rick Gray will address Mercury and Lead Contamination in Maine’s Environment on March 28

Baby eagles in nest

Rick Gray, a Cape resident and wildlife research biologist, will share what he has learned working with Maine’s wild bird population about the health of our natural environment. What can the impact of mercury and lead contamination on Maine’s wildlife tell us about the safety of these contaminants in our food, water, and natural spaces? The talk will take place on Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Community Room.

Learn about Civil Liberties and the Supreme Court on March 30

There has been only one consistently liberal era of Supreme Court history–the Warren Court of the 1950s and 1960s. In this talk, University of Maine at Farmington Political Science Professor James P. Melcher will discuss the effect the Warren Court had on American civil liberties and how its decisions continue to affect the United Statesd today. Some of the cases Professor Melcher will discuss include cases on access to lawyers (Gideon v. Wainwright), the Exclusionary Rule (Mapp v. Ohio) and Miranda warnings for people being arrested (Miranda v. Arizona). The talk will take place on Thursday, March 30 at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Community Room.Supreme Court Building

Wonder: Parent-Child Book Discussion for Ages 8 – 12

Wonder, by R. J. PalacioWe are pleased to be partnering with the non-profit organization Facing Maine for a parent-child book discussion (and pizza party!) based on the bestselling book Wonder, by R. J. Palacio. The event will take place on Saturday, April 1 at 11:30 a.m. A movie based on the book is coming out on April 7–this is your chance to read the book before you see the movie! Please click here for details and registration information.

“Lincoln Center Local” Screening: Artist to Artist on Thursday, March 9

Paul GemignaniJoin us for a screening of Artist to Artist, a conversation between Paul Gemignani and Justin Levine, which was recorded at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on February 2, 2016. Stephen Sondheim’s musical director for the last 40 years sits for an intimate conversation about his exceptional career.

The screening will take place in the library’s Community Room on Thursday, March 9 at 6:30 pm. All are welcome!

Lincoln Center Local partners with your local library to bring exclusive free screenings of Lincoln Center’s finest performances directly to your neighborhood.

 

March Exhibit in the Stier Family Gallery

Road to Camp, by Gail Pfeifle

Cape Elizabeth artist Gail Pfeifle will be having her work exhibited at the Stier Family Gallery through the month of March.

A reception will be held on Thursday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m. All are welcome.

Ms Pfeifle will be exhibiting a new collection of landscapes and leaf designs showing the progress
from the design sketches to the finished paintings. A twenty year resident of Cape Elizabeth Ms Pfeifle is inspired by the abundance of material along the seacoast as well as the mountains and lakes by her summer cottage on Clearwater Lake in Industry, ME.