We had a similar experience in Thomaston on Tuesday, although we did have to tell him we were closing and he was outside filming the building as my staff and I locked up and left. He may have filmed a patron or two from a distance but there were not any confrontations.
Thomaston Public Library
60 Main St.
Thomaston, ME 04861
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Subject: [MELIBS-L] First Amendment Auditor at Skidompha
Since these things tend to cluster, we wanted to share that we had a
visitor with a camera in our library for at least an hour yesterday. He
filmed every inch of the library and got several staff members on camera.
It was very slow when he was here so we don't believe he filmed any
patrons. As like in Camden a week or so ago -- he didn't say much to us and
we didn't say much to him. Thankfully, he left about 5 minutes before we
would have needed to tell him we were closing.
Happy Thursday, y'all. :)
Youth Services Librarian
184 Main Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543
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