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January Teen Writers Group

Monday, January 22, 2018 - 3:30pm
Click on "Learn More" to get all the details about this great monthly teen writers group!

Listen to Learn

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
January 23 at 6pm. Join Scarborough's Town Manager and Superintendent of schools and share your thoughts on community services.

Monthly Minecraft Miner Day

Sunday, January 28, 2018 - 1:00pm
January 28: 1pm to 2pm for Beginners, then all levels from 2pm to 4pm. Drop In!

Monday Movie Matinee - Paris Can Wait

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 1:30pm
Monday Movie Matinee February 5 @ 1:30pm

Morning Book Discussion - Nomadland

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:00am
The next meeting of the Morning Book Discussion Group is Tuesday, March 6.

Evening Book Discussion - The Woman Next Door

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 6:30pm
The next meeting of the Evening Book Discussion Group is Wednesday, March 14.

 

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Yesterday

  1. Postponed to 2/11! Bayside Brass Performance
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, January 21st
    • End time: 01:00pm
    • Postponed to February 11 at Noon! We’ll fill the Library rafters with music as we clear the center of the building for a “before hours” performance by Bayside Brass. Dedicated to serious repertoire for brass, the quintet includes Alan King and Dan Laciano on trumpet, Caitlin Ramsey on horn, Doug Ertman on tuba, and our own Jeff Ertman on trombone. Join us and celebrate the new year with light refreshments and wonderful music! This event is free to attend. No registration required. Snow date is Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Noon.

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Today

  1. Genealogy Group
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Monday, January 22nd
    • End time: 03:00pm
    • Roots. Branches. Shoots. You may think we’re talking about trees – and in a way, we are. We’re talking about family trees! A new Scarborough Public Library Genealogy Group will be offered the fourth Monday of each month from 1:00pm to 3:00pm starting October 23, 2017. 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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  2. Scarborough Teen Writers Group
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Monday, January 22nd
    • End time: 05:30pm
    • The Scarborough Library is pleased to offer a teen writing group for grades 6-12, offered in collaboration with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM). Teen writers will have the chance to receive feedback on their work and comment on others’ writing. All genres are welcome, including fantasy, sci-fi, poetry, and nonfiction. Each workshop will include a short session about topics such as point of view, voice, characterization, and critiquing skills. The Scarborough Teen Writers Group (STWG) will meet every fourth Monday of the month. To register, call the Youth Room at 883-4723 opt. 3, email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org, or visit the PWGM's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/pwgmwriterssocialgroup/

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Tomorrow

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, January 23rd
    • End time: 10:00am
    • Every Tuesday: Baby Lapsit - Meeting Room 9:30 AM
      Ages birth to 18 months with an adult
      Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn.

      Learn More

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  2. Toddler Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, January 23rd
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Every Tuesday: Toddler Time - Meeting Room 10:30 AM
      Ages 18 months and up with an adult
      Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement with Marilyn.

      Learn More

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  3. Teen Advisory Board Meeting
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, January 23rd
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • The Scarborough Public Library Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens in grades 6-10 who are interested in becoming more involved in the library. Meetings are on Tuesdays from 3pm to 4pm. Help lead/create programming; volunteer at events; organize community service projects; and influence how the library serves teens. For more information, contact Youth Services Room, 883-4723, option 3

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  4. Listen to Learn
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, January 23rd
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • The Library will host this final Listen to Learn session with Town Manager, Tom Hall, and Superintendent of Schools, Julie Kukenberger. This informal conversation is designed to give residents the opportunity to share thoughts on what services they value most, what services they want more of, and what services they feel are more than needed. This input will reflect community priorities in guiding budget development for FY19 and beyond. Lend your voice to make our community stronger!

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Wednesday, January 24th

  1. Bookworms Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, January 24th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Do you love to read...talk about books...write? Check out our teen book club and get to know other like-minded young adults! Contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 for more information.

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Thursday, January 25th

  1. Family Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, January 25th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Bring moms, dads, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles—whoever is "family" to you—to our Family Story Time with Sarah, offered every Thursday at 10:30 am in the Youth Room. This program is for children ages 3 and up.

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Saturday, January 27th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, January 27th
    • 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, January 27th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

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Sunday, January 28th

  1. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, January 28th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • New Schedule: Every Fourth Sunday of the month starting January 28, 2018! 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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Tuesday, January 30th

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, January 30th
    • End time: 10:00am
    • Every Tuesday: Baby Lapsit - Meeting Room 9:30 AM
      Ages birth to 18 months with an adult
      Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn.

      Learn More

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  2. Toddler Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, January 30th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Every Tuesday: Toddler Time - Meeting Room 10:30 AM
      Ages 18 months and up with an adult
      Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement with Marilyn.

      Learn More

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  3. Teen Advisory Board Meeting
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, January 30th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • The Scarborough Public Library Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens in grades 6-10 who are interested in becoming more involved in the library. Meetings are on Tuesdays from 3pm to 4pm. Help lead/create programming; volunteer at events; organize community service projects; and influence how the library serves teens. For more information, contact Youth Services Room, 883-4723, option 3

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Wednesday, January 31st

  1. Bookworms Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, January 31st
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Do you love to read...talk about books...write? Check out our teen book club and get to know other like-minded young adults! Contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 for more information.

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Thursday, February 1st

  1. Family Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, February 1st
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Bring moms, dads, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles—whoever is "family" to you—to our Family Story Time with Sarah, offered every Thursday at 10:30 am in the Youth Room. This program is for children ages 3 and up.

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  2. Let's Talk America
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, February 1st
    • 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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