Camden Public Library will host a number of programs in January. A selection follows:

Outdoor Story Time with Miss Amy will be held Wednesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. on January 6, 13, 20 and 27. Stories and crafts with masks and social distancing. Attendees are asked to bring a blanket to sit on. For all ages. Weather permitting. Email Miss Amy to register at

Art & Journaling will be held Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27, from 4 to 5 p.m. on Zoom. Email Amy at if you would like to be emailed project ideas and a link to the Zoom Meeting.

Tech Help Hour on Zoom on Thursdays, January 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 1 to 2 p.m. Those with questions about devices and processes can make an appointment by visiting

Songwriter Sessions on Zoom will be held on Thursdays, January 7 and 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. A supportive group meeting online for songwriting, performance practice, and collaborating. For more information and a link to participate, email Ken Gross at

Explorations: Read-Aloud Group for Adults will be held on Facebook Live on Fridays from 11 a.m. to noon. On January 8, Joseph Coté will read selections from “The Prince of los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood,” by Richard Blanco. January 15, he will read from “As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning: A Memoir,” by Laurie Lee. January 22 will feature selections from Thomas Wolf’s “The Nightingale’s Sonata: The Musical Odyssey of Lea Luboshutz.” On January 29, Coté will read from W. Somerset Maugham’s “Of Human Bondage.” New readings become available to watch every Friday at 11 a.m. in the “videos” section of the library’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Online Chess Club will hold matches Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. Members may also challenge other members at any time. To join, visit For more information, email

Tuesday Book Club will meet via Zoom on January 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. This month, the group will be reading “Girl on the Velvet Swing” by Simon Baatz. To participate, email

Young Adult Book Lovers Group will meet via Zoom on Tuesday, January 26, from 4 to 5 p.m. In January, the group will read books from the new North Star YA Book Award list. To participate, email