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Closed

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Monday Move Matinee: Joy

Join us for this dark comedy on August 1 @ 1:30pm.

August Pajamarama

Tuesday, August 2 at 6:30pm. Wear your favorite PJs and join Janet for stories written by the favorite children's author, Mo Willems!

Teen Reading Finale: Star Wars Theme

Teens: Turn Reading Logs in by this Saturday to attend our Teen Finale on August 3 at 6:00pm. For Grades 6 and up.

Meet and Greet with Mike Thurlow

August 4 at 10:30am. We wrap our great summertime Meet and Greet with a visit from Fire Chief, Mike Thurlow...and a fire truck!

Scarborough Writers Workshop August Gathering

July 12 at 5:45pm. Adults: Share your writing with aspiring and experienced writers! Click "Learn More" for info on how to register.

Summer Reading Finale

August 10 from 4pm to 6pm. Turn in your reading logs by August 6 to join in the fun!


Stop in and pick up your free copy of the latest issue of BookPage. This popular service is provided by the Friends of Scarborough Library. The new issue arrives the first of every month. Get your copy while they last!

Calendar

Yesterday

  1. Coding with Bots
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • End date: Friday, July 29th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • For Grades 3-5: Train Bill, Widget, Jack, and Jill (our four robots) using apps and a simple programming language from Google called Blockly. Pre-registration is required. Parents of children under 10 must remain in the Library.

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  2. R.E.A.D. Therapy Dog
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Friday, July 29th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Many of you know Gracie—a special therapy dog who has visited us many times with her owner, Pat Touri. We are excited to share that Gracie has become a Reading Education Assistance Dog. She will be with us in July to offer children who are reluctant readers with a powerful way to improve their reading skills—by reading to Gracie in a private, cozy nook we’ll be creating just for them. Sessions last 15 minutes. To register your child for a time, stop by Youth Services, call 883-4723 opt. 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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  3. Therapy Dog
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Friday, July 29th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Many of you know Gracie—a special therapy dog who has visited us many times with her owner, Pat Touri. We are excited to share that Gracie has become a Reading Education Assistance Dog. She will be with us in July to offer children who are reluctant readers with a powerful way to improve their reading skills—by reading to Gracie in a private, cozy nook we’ll be creating just for them. Sessions last 15 minutes. To register your child for a time, stop by Youth Services, call 883-4723 opt. 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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  4. Janet's Book Group
    • Start time: 11:15am
    • End date: Friday, July 29th
    • End time: 12:15pm
    • Calling all students going into grades 4 & 5! If you love reading and talking about books, then join us this summer on Fridays beginning July 8 from 11:15am to 12:15pm for Janet’s Book Group. This fun group is a great way to make new "book friends" too! What will we be reading? From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg. Loooong title; great book!To register, call the Youth Services Department 883-4723 option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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Today

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, July 30th
    • 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. Summer Hours 10am-2pm

Tomorrow

  1. Closed

Monday, August 1st

  1. Movie Matinee
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Monday, August 1st
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Monday Movie Matinee
      First Monday of Each Month

      Movie: JOY Join us for a FREE viewing of contemporary and classic movies - from recent theater releases to old favorites. Check the homepage of our website for the monthly selection at www.scarboroughlibrary.org. This event is open to the public.

      Learn More

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  2. Javascript Workshop
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, August 1st
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For High School students and Adults: Our partnership with the Maine State of Learning (MSOL) continues with this FREE workshop to help you achieve skills that will improve your career pathways and personal goals. Learn the basics of Javascript, a programming language that can provide dynamic interactivity on websites. We’ll start with simple features and work our way into more database-driven apps. No Session July 4.

      Learn More

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  3. Javascript Workshop
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, August 1st
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For High School students and Adults: Our partnership with the Maine State of Learning (MSOL) continues with this FREE workshop to help you achieve skills that will improve your career pathways and personal goals. Learn the basics of Javascript, a programming language that can provide dynamic interactivity on websites. We’ll start with simple features and work our way into more database-driven apps. No Session July 4.

      Learn More

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Tuesday, August 2nd

  1. Book Discussion Group
  2. Summer Story Time
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, August 2nd
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Ages birth to 3
      Taking our cue from the more casual summer schedule, we’re offering a story time for infants and toddlers that will include stories with Marilyn and “discovery stations” for some play-based fun!

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  3. Scarborough Teen Writers Group
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, August 2nd
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • The Scarborough Library is pleased to announce a teen summer 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 other Tuesday from 6:00-7:30pm, beginning on June 21, and will end with meetings two weeks in a row on August 16 & 23. 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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  4. Pajamarama
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, August 2nd
    • 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.

      LEARN MORE

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Wednesday, August 3rd

  1. Teen Star Wars Finale
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, August 3rd
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For teens in Grades 6 and up. Congratulations! Come celebrate a great summer of reading at a Star Wars-themed party planned by our TAB teens. All who complete the reading challenges will receive free books, ice cream (thanks to the Library Friends, our awesome Summer Reading Sponsors), and a chance to win fun prizes. Reading logs must be turned in by July 30 to attend.

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Thursday, August 4th

  1. Meet and Greet
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, August 4th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • For Families
      Special guests from around town will read a story and share something special about what they do! (Hint: There will be some pretty cool “vehicles” involved.) Check the Summer Reading Program page on our website for a list of guests.

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  2. Minecraft Explorations
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, August 4th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • For Grades 4 and up: “Drop in” and explore Minecraft on the Library’s server. We'll have some surprises waiting for you and your friends to discover in our uniquely Scarborough Minecraft worlds. Parents of children under 10 must remain in the Library.

      Learn More

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  3. Minecraft Explorations
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, August 4th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • For Grades 4 and up: “Drop in” and explore Minecraft on the Library’s server. We'll have some surprises waiting for you and your friends to discover in our uniquely Scarborough Minecraft worlds. Parents of children under 10 must remain in the Library.

      Learn More

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  4. Coding With Minecraft
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, August 4th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For Grades 5 thru 8: Want to learn how to code while having fun with Minecraft? Bring your own Minecraft account or use one from us while at the Library! Pre-registration is required.

      Learn More

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  5. Coding With Minecraft
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, August 4th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For Grades 5 thru 8: Want to learn how to code while having fun with Minecraft? Bring your own Minecraft account or use one from us while at the Library! Pre-registration is required.

      Learn More

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  6. Let's Talk America
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, August 4th
    • 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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Friday, August 5th

  1. Coding with Bots
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • End date: Friday, August 5th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • For Grades 3-5: Train Bill, Widget, Jack, and Jill (our four robots) using apps and a simple programming language from Google called Blockly. Pre-registration is required. Parents of children under 10 must remain in the Library.

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. R.E.A.D. Therapy Dog
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Friday, August 5th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Many of you know Gracie—a special therapy dog who has visited us many times with her owner, Pat Touri. We are excited to share that Gracie has become a Reading Education Assistance Dog. She will be with us in July to offer children who are reluctant readers with a powerful way to improve their reading skills—by reading to Gracie in a private, cozy nook we’ll be creating just for them. Sessions last 15 minutes. To register your child for a time, stop by Youth Services, call 883-4723 opt. 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  3. Therapy Dog
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Friday, August 5th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Many of you know Gracie—a special therapy dog who has visited us many times with her owner, Pat Touri. We are excited to share that Gracie has become a Reading Education Assistance Dog. She will be with us in July to offer children who are reluctant readers with a powerful way to improve their reading skills—by reading to Gracie in a private, cozy nook we’ll be creating just for them. Sessions last 15 minutes. To register your child for a time, stop by Youth Services, call 883-4723 opt. 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Saturday, August 6th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, August 6th
    • 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

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Summer Hours 10am-2pm

Sunday, August 7th

  1. Closed

 

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