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Virtual Events 2020: Register Here

Fall 2020 Virtual Events

Register for the events!

You will receive a Zoom link one day prior to the event.

To register for any event, please email the librarian on your campus:

(If you can't attend the event, you can still register, and we will send you a link to the recorded presentation)

WCCC:  Email  Elizabeth Phillips

NMCC:  Email Gail Roy


These virtual presentations are a partnership between WCCC and NMCC

Event #1: Shriner Klown Oct 19 12 noon - 1 p.m.

Shawn Lahey is an IT professional by day and an Anah Temple Shrine Clown the rest of the time. He will put on his clown face during this presentation and talk about the work of the Shriners and the role of the clowns in fundraising and philanthropy for this organization. He may also share a few tips for a great Halloween costume!

Event # 2 Author Talk with Kaileigh Deacon - October 27 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Kaileigh Deacon is a freelance writer who spends most of her time when she isn't working writing and reading. In her freelance work she writes for a small town newspaper which is not nearly as exciting as cozy mysteries would have you believe. Her writing tastes lean the same as her reading which is to say all over the map.  Currently She has written six books she self published that are a collection of short stories all centered around the same characters. She has a number of works in progress, and in addition to publishing weekly at a newspaper, also has had short stories published. 

Event # 3 Dealing with Stress / Hannah Longley, LCSW, NAMI Maine - November 3 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Hannah Longley was born and raised in Maine, received her BA in Psychology from Wheaton College in Massachusetts then went on to complete her Masters in Clinical Social Work from Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. Hannah has worked largely in crisis services in various roles throughout her career. Hannah has also provided services and supports to various law enforcement agencies in different capacities. Hannah has provided numerous psychoeducational and crisis intervention trainings throughout her career to various populations. Prior to coming to NAMI Maine, Hannah was a Psychological Health Coordinator for the Maine Army National Guard, providing assessment and referral services for soldiers and their families. Hannah currently works at the Director of Community Programs with NAMI Maine. She is a member of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and is an approved ICISF instructor for both Group Debriefings and Assisting Individuals in crisis. She is also a certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor through the National Behavioral Health Council for adults, youth, veterans, and first responder models.

Event #4 Zentangle Workshop with Ann Cannizzaro - November 17 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Ann Cannizzaro is an educator, artist, and lifelong learner living in Downeast Maine.  “Zentangle found me when I needed a way to find calm and inspiration in my life,” says Ann. “I was going through a difficult period and Zentangle helped me to find artistic flow and creativity when everything else was on ‘overwhelm.'” Ann Cannizzaro will teach participants about the inspiring and mindful drawing practice called Zentangle.  This popular drawing method is for everyone and anyone.  The eight-step process will lead participants to create miniature masterpieces, while learning about ‘tangles’, ‘tiles’, and ‘strings’.  Attendees will learn and practice everything they need to know to begin their own journeys of discovery and creative flow through drawing.

Simple Materials needed:

Pencil - a soft 2B pencil is fine; Eraser - pencil cap eraser works fine, or a gum eraser;  A good quality paper cut into 3.5 inch squares is preferred ( a notebook is fine too!); Pens - a fine line black pen is required ( other colored pens and even some gel pens, including white, will inspire more inspiration after you master the basics!)

For more information download the attached flyer