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North Pond Hermit Story Event

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

North Pond Hermit Story Event

Reception: March 9 at 5pm, Waterville City Hall, 1 Common St, 1st Floor
Presentation: March 9 at 6pm, Waterville Opera House, 1 Common St, 2nd Floor

“The Stranger in the Woods” by Michael Finkel

Tickets: Contact the Waterville Public Library at (207) 872-5433

Unless you have been living in the woods for the past several decades, you likely have heard of Central Maine’s North Pond Hermit. Author Michael Finkel has written a book about the North Pond Hermit called “The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit.” Mr. Finkel will share his new book at a free book launch event on Thursday, March 9, 2017. All are invited to attend.

From 5p-6p that evening, join the author at a reception in Waterville City Hall, 1 Common Street, Waterville, ME 04901. The reception is sponsored by the Colby College Center for the Arts & Humanities and will include free light refreshments by the Last Unicorn. Beginning at 6p in the Waterville Opera House, Mr. Finkel will then give a presentation that will include photographs, video clips, as well as a question and answer session. The author will sign books immediately following this presentation.

This event is free, but tickets are required. Free tickets can be picked up at any Bull Moose location or at the Waterville Public Library, 73 Elm Street, Waterville, ME 04901. Books can be pre-ordered at any Bull Moose location. Books will also be available for purchase at the event.

This event is presented by the Waterville Public Library, Bull Moose, and publisher Alfred A. Knopf. Event partners are the City of Waterville, Waterville Opera House, Colby College Center for the Arts & Humanities, Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, and Waterville Creates!.

For more information about this event please contact the Waterville Public Library at (207) 872-5433 or CLICK HERE


March 9
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Waterville Opera House
1 Common Street
Waterville, ME United States
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