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Picture Book: A Storytelling Series for Children Featuring Maine Authors & Illustrators—Connie and Peter Roop’s “Keep the Lights Burning Abbie”

August 2, 2023 @ 10:30 am 11:30 am

Join author and illustrator Connie and Peter Roop for a reading of their book Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie. This book tells the exciting true story of Abbie Burgess, who in 1856 managed to single-handedly keep the lighthouse lamps lit during a dangerous storm off the coast of Maine.

On four consecutive Wednesdays, beginning August 2, the Farnsworth Art Museum, in partnership with Katie Drago and the Rockland Public Library, will host a youth storytelling series. The program will take place in the Farnsworth Library

This program is free to the public.

The other programs in this seris are:
August 9: Fran Hodgkins In a Patch of Grass

August 16: Chris Van Dusen’s The Circus Ship

August 23: Daniel Minter’s Blue

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Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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