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ESTELLE SAASTAMOINEN MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY

GLENNIS JAMES CHILDREN'S CORNER


207-354-8860    39 CROSS ROAD   CUSHING MAINE

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Library Christmas Party - Sunday December 15th

Once again the Cushing Library is hosting a Christmas Party for our patrons - large & small. Join us for Christmas crafts for the children. 11:00 - and a visit from Santa at 11:45!

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Ten Reasons for the Decline of the Evening News- Peter Imber 1/12/2020 1-3pm

Fifty years ago at the height of his popularity as “The most trusted man in America” Walter Cronkite and the CBS Evening News averaged nearly 30 million viewers a night. Today, the three major network television evening news broadcasts have a combined audience every night that is half of that. How this happened will be the focus of this talk.

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How Buildings Speak: Architecture as Media- Judith Bing and J. Brooke Harrington 2/9/2020 1-3pm

This presentation will explore – through selected historic and contemporary examples – how architecture communicates its purposes and values, as a medium of expression. From the pyramids of ancient Egypt or cathedrals of medieval France, to the global modernism of airports, highrises, and museums, buildings “speak” in visual terms legible to most observers – with provocative exceptions.