Library Hours

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

Holidays

Patriot's Day
Mon, April 20
Memorial Day
Mon, May 25
Independence Day
Sat, July 04

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Introducing Lynda.com

We are excited to offer our patrons a full subscription to Lynda.com, the world's top site for learning technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more.

Fan Book Club Finale

The TAB Fan Book Club wraps with a viewing of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban!

Let's Talk America! April Topic

Join in the conversation about the nuclear negotiations with Iran.

Unbroken

Come watch Louis Zamperini's harrowing and inspiring story of survival during WWII.

Wildlife Encounters

Meet "Ambassador Animals" from Wildlife Encounters at this great family event!

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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. Family Story Times
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, March 26th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Every Thursday: Family Story Time - Amphitheater
      10:30 AM Ages 3 to 7 with an adult

      Join Janet and promote a love for reading with members of your family...grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends - all are welcome! And Banjo Man, Duncan Perry, will join us every second Thursday of the month for a fun sing-a-long!

      Learn More

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Tomorrow

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, March 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

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Tuesday, March 31st

  1. Parent/Child Family Place Series
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, March 31st
    • End time: 11:15am
    • PLEASE NOTE: ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FULLY SUBSCRIBED
      WE WILL BE OFFERING A SECOND SERIES IN THE FALL.

      Tuesdays from March 10 through April 7, 2015
      10:00 AM to 11:15 AM

      The Parent/Child Workshop is a five-week program for toddlers ages 0 to 3 and their parents/caregivers. It includes open exploration of developmental materials to encourage playful learning. Each session will also include a professional who will serve as a resource for parents to encourage their role as the first teachers of their children. Specialist content areas will be:

      March 10 - Week One: Library Resources for Families
      March 17 - Week Two: Speech, Hearing & Language
      March 24 - Week Three: Child Development
      March 31 - Week Four: Nutrition
      April 7 - Week Five: Music, Play & Health

      Registration is required to participate by contacting Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3. Space is limited. Please note that Tuesday story times will not be offered during this series. We encourage families who are not participating in the workshop to visit us in our Youth Room!

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  2. Fan Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, March 31st
    • End time: 05:30pm
    • You've explored the Harry Potter series...now it's time to watch one of the movies! Members of the TAB Fan Book Club have chosen to watch Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban at their finale event on Tuesday, March 31st. THE MOVIE WILL START AT 3:30 PM AND END AT 5:30 PM. Popcorn and beverages will be served! The Fan Book Club is open to ages 10 and up!

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Wednesday, April 1st

  1. Sweet Tweets Poetry
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, April 1st
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Sweet Tweets Poetry @ the Library!
      Middle School Students

      To celebrate National Poetry Month in April, the Youth Services room will sponsor four poetry workshops from 3-4 pm. We'll tackle book spine poetry, six-word memoirs, collage poetry, and blackout poetry. and teens will be challenged to write a poem that is the length of a tweet (140 characters). Illustrating their poems with photographs or drawings is encouraged.

      The series will culminate on April 8 with a final workshop and special sharing/reading of everyone's works. Family and friends are invited. Refreshments will be included.

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Thursday, April 2nd

  1. Family Story Times
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, April 2nd
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Every Thursday: Family Story Time - Amphitheater
      10:30 AM Ages 3 to 7 with an adult

      Join Janet and promote a love for reading with members of your family...grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends - all are welcome! And Banjo Man, Duncan Perry, will join us every second Thursday of the month for a fun sing-a-long!

      Learn More

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Let's Talk America!
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Thursday, April 2nd
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Let's Talk America!
      Every First Thursday of the Month

      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. This program is free and open to the public. Check our website homepage a week prior for the monthly topic. For more information, contact local facilitator, Sam Kelley at cell 650-1814.

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Saturday, April 4th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, April 4th
    • 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

Monday, April 6th

  1. Movie Matinee
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Monday, April 6th
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Monday Movie Matinee
      First Monday of Each Month

      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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Tuesday, April 7th

  1. Book Discussion Group
  2. Parent/Child Family Place Series
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, April 7th
    • End time: 11:15am
    • PLEASE NOTE: ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FULLY SUBSCRIBED
      WE WILL BE OFFERING A SECOND SERIES IN THE FALL.

      Tuesdays from March 10 through April 7, 2015
      10:00 AM to 11:15 AM

      The Parent/Child Workshop is a five-week program for toddlers ages 0 to 3 and their parents/caregivers. It includes open exploration of developmental materials to encourage playful learning. Each session will also include a professional who will serve as a resource for parents to encourage their role as the first teachers of their children. Specialist content areas will be:

      March 10 - Week One: Library Resources for Families
      March 17 - Week Two: Speech, Hearing & Language
      March 24 - Week Three: Child Development
      March 31 - Week Four: Nutrition
      April 7 - Week Five: Music, Play & Health

      Registration is required to participate by contacting Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3. Space is limited. Please note that Tuesday story times will not be offered during this series. We encourage families who are not participating in the workshop to visit us in our Youth Room!

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  3. Pajamarama
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, April 7th
    • 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, April 8th

  1. Sweet Tweets Poetry Finale
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, April 8th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Sweet Tweets Poetry Finale

      Our teen poetry series will culminate with a workshop and reading of everyone's work! Family and friends are invited. Refreshments will be served.

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Thursday, April 9th

  1. Family Story Times
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, April 9th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Every Thursday: Family Story Time - Amphitheater
      10:30 AM Ages 3 to 7 with an adult

      Join Janet and promote a love for reading with members of your family...grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends - all are welcome! And Banjo Man, Duncan Perry, will join us every second Thursday of the month for a fun sing-a-long!

      Learn More

    • View this event in Google Calendar