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Book Sale - Bargain Day!

Monday, June 25 from 10:00am to 5:00 pm. It's BARGAIN DAY! Fill your plastic grocery bag for $3 or canvas tote for $5.

Book Sale - Member Preview

Friday, June 22 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Book Sale preview for Friends Members Only! Location: Scarborough High School Cafe

Book Sale - Public Day 1

Saturday, June 23 from 10:00am to 5:00pm - Friends' Book Sale at Scarborough High School

Book Sale - Public Day 2

Sunday, June 24 from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Friends' Book Sale at Scarborough High School. Lots of great selections to chose from!

June French Group

Tuesday, June 19 at 6:30pm. Practice your French language skills with this welcoming group! Select "Learn More" for details.

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Come to the Summer Reading Program Kick-Off, featuring master juggler Michael Menes. At Wentworth on June 20th at 6:00PM.

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!

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  1. French Conversation Group
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, June 19th
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • Every Third Tuesday of the Month: French Conversation Group
      6:30pm to 8:00pm in the Conference Room

      Our new French Conversation Group will give intermediate to advanced French speakers the chance to do just that, although beginners are welcome to come and absorb as much as they can!

      Learn More

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Wednesday, June 20th

  1. Summer Reading Kick-Off with Michael Menes
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, June 20th
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • At the Wentworth Intermediate School Cafe, Kick-Off our summer reading program with master juggler and variety performer, Michael Menes. Funding provided by the Friends of the Scarborough Library.

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Thursday, June 21st

  1. Living Well with Chronic Pain
    • Start time: 09:00am
    • End date: Thursday, June 21st
    • End time: 10:30am
    • NEW SCHEDULE: Presented by Southern Maine Agency on Aging. Thursdays, May 10-May 17; May 31-June 21, 2018 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM The Library will serve as the location for this six-part workshop being offered by Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA). Are you or someone you love dealing with chronic pain due to a condition? Is it leaving you exhausted, frustrated, or sad? Trained facilitators associated with SMAA will present techniques to help you cope with your pain. Over the course of the series, topics will address sleep, nutrition, communicating with family and providers, gentle exercises, action planning, and emotional support. The series is free to attend, however registration is required. Contact SMAA at 396-6578, or send an email to sadams@smaaa.org .

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Friday, June 22nd

  1. Book Sale at High School - Friends Member Preview
    • Start time: 05:00pm
    • End date: Friday, June 22nd
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • This Book Sale Preview from 5:00pm to 8:00pm is for members of the Friends of the Scarborough Library only. Get first pick from over 25,000 books! The book sale will return to the Scarborough High School Cafe to accommodate the incredible inventory. With a plentiful selection of books, puzzles, and audio-visual titles to choose from, readers of all ages should find at least one item by their favorite author at this much-anticipated annual Friends event.

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Saturday, June 23rd

  1. Book Sale at High School - Public Day 1
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, June 23rd
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • First day hours: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm! This year’s book sale returns to the Scarborough High School Cafe to accommodate the more than 25,000 donated books. With a plentiful inventory of books, puzzles, and audio-visual titles to choose from, readers of all ages should find at least one item by their favorite author at this annual Friends sponsored event. Visit the Friends' website for more details at www.scarboroughlibraryfriends.org

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  2. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, June 23rd
    • 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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Sunday, June 24th

  1. Book Sale at High School - Public Day 2
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Sunday, June 24th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Day 2 hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. More books are waiting for a new home.This year’s book sale returns to the Scarborough High School Cafe to accommodate the more than 25,000 donated books. All materials are sorted in genres to make browsing easier. Visit the Friends' website for more details at www.scarboroughlibraryfriends.org

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  2. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, June 24th
    • 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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  3. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, June 24th
    • 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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Monday, June 25th

  1. Book Sale Bargain Day at High School
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Monday, June 25th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Monday is Bargain day from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Bargain day means fill small bags for $3.00 or large totes for $5. This year’s book sale returns to the Scarborough High School Cafe to accommodate the more than 25,000 donated books. Visit the Friends' website for more details at www.scarboroughlibraryfriends.org

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  2. Summer Story Time Ages 4-6
    • Start time: 10:15am
    • End date: Monday, June 25th
    • End time: 10:45am
    • Join Marilyn for this perfect pre=school story time filled with books and movement. Ages 4-6.

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  3. Scarborough Teen Writers Group
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Monday, June 25th
    • 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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Tuesday, June 26th

  1. Summer Toddler Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, June 26th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Marilyn will present a mix of stories, movement, and discovery stations to build strength and observation skills in our littlest visitors. Every Tuesday:- Meeting Room 10:30 AMBirth thru age 3 with an adultLearn More

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Wednesday, June 27th

  1. Open Play & Discovery
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Wednesday, June 27th
    • End time: 12:00pm
    • Parents of babies and preschoolers "Drop-In" and explore developmental toys through open play. A great opportunity to meet other families.

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  2. Recycled Art for Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, June 27th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Members from the Scarborough High School Ecos Club will show how to turn trash into treasure. For Scarborough students going into Grades 6 and up in the Fall. Pre-registration required. Call 883-4723, opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Thursday, June 28th

  1. Meet and Greet Summer Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, June 28th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • 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 complete list of guests. For Families

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  2. Dungeon & Dragons (ages 12 up)
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, June 28th
    • End time: 06:00pm
    • For ages 12 & up. Registration requested. Call 883-4723, opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.orgSarah and guest Dungeon Masters will lead you through magical worlds and mystical challenges. The story will continue throughout the summer, but attending every session is not required.

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