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Monday and Friday
10:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday
10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday
10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday
1:00pm-5:00pm

 

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Mon, October 14
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Mon, November 11
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Thu, November 28

 

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Library Genealogy Group

September 23 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. The Library Genealogy Group returns after the summer hiatus. Note the new start time of 1:30pm!

Minecraft Miner Day

Sunday, September 22: 1pm - 2pm for beginners. All levels from 2pm -4pm. Explore the Library's Minecraft world - and learn some coding too!

Morning Book Disussion - In the Midst of Winter by Isabelle Allende

Tuesday, October 1 @ 10am

Mother Goose Story Time

Every Tuesday at 10:30am for birth to age 3 with an adult. Mrs. C will offer stories, songs, rhymes, and movement for our littlest library visitors.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meeting

September 17 at 3:00pm. Students in Grades 6-12: Join us for our TAB meeting.

Teen Book Club

Wednesdays at 3:00pm. For Grades 6 thru 9 who love to read, write, create, illustrate and talk about books!

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Yesterday

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, September 21st
    • End time: 12:00pm
    • LIBRARY KNITTING GROUP
      EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10:00 AM TO NOON
      LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM

      Whether you’ve been knitting for decades or days, join the Library's Knitting Group in the Conference Room (located near the public computers). Bring knitting needles, yarn, patterns...whatever you have. FMI call 883-4723 option 4.

      LEARN MORE

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  2. Saturday Story Time
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • End date: Saturday, September 21st
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

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Today

  1. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, September 22nd
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Every Fourth Sunday of the month. Explore the Library’s Minecraft world created by our volunteer “tech teens!.” We’ll begin with a session just for beginners at 1:00 PM, then everyone can join in starting at 2:00 PM. If you’ve created your own Minecraft world, bring it along to show others on our big screen! Computers will be available, or you can bring your own laptop. No sign up is needed—just drop in! Please remember that children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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  2. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, September 22nd
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Every Fourth Sunday of the month. Explore the Library’s Minecraft world created by our volunteer “tech teens!.” We’ll begin with a session just for beginners at 1:00 PM, then everyone can join in starting at 2:00 PM. If you’ve created your own Minecraft world, bring it along to show others on our big screen! Computers will be available, or you can bring your own laptop. No sign up is needed—just drop in! Please remember that children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Tomorrow

  1. Genealogy Group
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Monday, September 23rd
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Roots. Branches. Shoots. You may think we’re talking about trees – and in a way, we are. We’re talking about family trees! The Scarborough Public Library Genealogy Group is offered the fourth Monday of each month from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Whether you are just starting to explore your heritage or well into the process, this monthly “drop in” gathering will introduce you to vetted resources for ancestral research.The group will be facilitated by Don Taylor, a retired Information Technology Security Specialist who became interested in Genealogy in the 1970s. Since 2005, Don has focused on genealogical research, specializing in Internet research and genetic genealogy. He is a member of the Maine Genealogical Society (MGS), New England Historic Genealogical Society, and is on the Board of Directors of the Scarborough Historical Society (SHS) where he helps others research their Scarborough roots. Don also manages a personal genealogy blog.Join us and start exploring your family tree; it’s free to attend! FMI, contact Adult Reference at 883-4723 option 4, or email askSPL@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Tuesday, September 24th

  1. Mother Goose Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, September 24th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Mrs. C will be offering this story time filled with nursery rhymes, movement, picture books, and songs while we search for a new Youth Services Assistant. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

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  2. Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, September 24th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Our TAB group meets every Tuesday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Members organize fun teen events at the library and help with other volunteer efforts too! For more information about joining, contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Wednesday, September 25th

  1. Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, September 25th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • If you are in Grades 6 and up and like reading books, talking about books, writing about books, illustrating book themes, and creating fun skits, this book club is for you! For more information, contact Youth Services at 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Thursday, September 26th

  1. Family Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, September 26th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah for a half hour of stories, songs, and fingerplays. No registration required.

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  2. Girls Who Code
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Thursday, September 26th
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • We're excited to be partnering once again with Rachel McDonnell, Alayna Hebert, and Chrystine Muncherian to host another Girls Who Code Club at the Library on Thursdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm starting September 12 and ending December 19. Girls Who Code Clubs are free after-school programs for girls (in this case, Grades 6-8) to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models to use computer science to change the world. The curriculum focuses on a Girls Who Code Project where girls work in teams to solve a real world problem they care about through code. To participate, send an email to gwcscarborough@gmail.com, and Rachel, Alayna, or Chrystine will provide information on how to register through the Girls Who Code platform.

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Saturday, September 28th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, September 28th
    • End time: 12:00pm
    • LIBRARY KNITTING GROUP
      EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10:00 AM TO NOON
      LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM

      Whether you’ve been knitting for decades or days, join the Library's Knitting Group in the Conference Room (located near the public computers). Bring knitting needles, yarn, patterns...whatever you have. FMI call 883-4723 option 4.

      LEARN MORE

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  2. Saturday Story Time
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • End date: Saturday, September 28th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

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Tuesday, October 1st

  1. Book Discussion Group
  2. Mother Goose Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, October 1st
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Mrs. C will be offering this story time filled with nursery rhymes, movement, picture books, and songs while we search for a new Youth Services Assistant. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  3. Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, October 1st
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Our TAB group meets every Tuesday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Members organize fun teen events at the library and help with other volunteer efforts too! For more information about joining, contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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  4. Pajamarama
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, October 1st
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Pajamas in the library? Absolutely! Children ages 4 and up are invited to wear their coziest pajamas and bring their favorite thing to cuddle for this special story time filled with books and crafts, presented by Sarah. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required by calling the Youth Room at 883-4723 option 3, or emailing kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Wednesday, October 2nd

  1. Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, October 2nd
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • If you are in Grades 6 and up and like reading books, talking about books, writing about books, illustrating book themes, and creating fun skits, this book club is for you! For more information, contact Youth Services at 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Thursday, October 3rd

  1. Family Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, October 3rd
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah for a half hour of stories, songs, and fingerplays. No registration required.

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Girls Who Code
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Thursday, October 3rd
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • We're excited to be partnering once again with Rachel McDonnell, Alayna Hebert, and Chrystine Muncherian to host another Girls Who Code Club at the Library on Thursdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm starting September 12 and ending December 19. Girls Who Code Clubs are free after-school programs for girls (in this case, Grades 6-8) to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models to use computer science to change the world. The curriculum focuses on a Girls Who Code Project where girls work in teams to solve a real world problem they care about through code. To participate, send an email to gwcscarborough@gmail.com, and Rachel, Alayna, or Chrystine will provide information on how to register through the Girls Who Code platform.

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  3. Let's Talk America
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, October 3rd
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • Let's Talk America! forums are happening all around the country, bringing people together for inclusive, respectful dialogue about issues facing our communities, our state, and our nation. Come share your views—and consider new insights. These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, contact local facilitator, Sam Kelley at cell 650-1814.

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