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Evening Book Discussion - Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Wednesday, March 11 @ 6:30pm

Library Genealogy Group

Next meeting is February 24 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Explore your family tree using a range of resources!

Monday Movie Matinee - Harriet

Monday, March 2 @ 1:30pm

Monthly Drop-In Sketching Group

March 13 from 10am to Noon. Noodle. Doodle. Join this welcoming sketching group and exercise your creative side!

Morning Book Discussion - The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Tuesday, March 3 @ 10am

Perspectives on Maine's Statehood

Sunday, March 1 at 2pm. Bicentennial Series event: Dr. Liam Riordan, Past and Present: Perspectives on Maine Statehood.

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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Yesterday

  1. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, February 23rd
    • 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, February 23rd
    • 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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Today

  1. Genealogy Group
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Monday, February 24th
    • 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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Tomorrow

  1. Mother Goose Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, February 25th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Join Jaclyn in this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

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  2. Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, February 25th
    • 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, February 26th

  1. Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, February 26th
    • 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, February 27th

  1. Family Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, February 27th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Bring moms, dads, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles...whoever is "family" to you - for stories and songs with Sarah and her ukulele. Learn more.

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Friday, February 28th

  1. Art Lab for Children
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Friday, February 28th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Jaclyn and Mrs. C for a fun hour exploring ART. Each week participants will listen to a story and then create some ART. From sun catchers to collage, using crayons, watercolors, scissors, and more, we will all be rolling up our sleeves and getting our hands dirty. Learn more.

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Saturday, February 29th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, February 29th
    • 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.

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  2. Saturday Story Time
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • End date: Saturday, February 29th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

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Sunday, March 1st

  1. Past and Present: Perspectives on Maine Statehood
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, March 1st
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Dr. Liam Riordan will open our Bicentennial Series with the presentation Past and Present: Perspectives on Maine Statehood. This illustrated presentation explores the long statehood process in Maine that culminated in 1820 with formal separation from Massachusetts. That struggle engaged a range of challenging public issues that are still recognizable in contemporary Maine politics and culture.Due to limited seating, registration is required for this event. Call 883-4723 option 4 or email askSPL@scarboroughlibrary.org. Learn more

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Monday, March 2nd

  1. Movie Matinee
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Monday, March 2nd
    • 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, March 3rd

  1. Book Discussion Group
  2. Mother Goose Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, March 3rd
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Join Jaclyn in this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

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  3. Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, March 3rd
    • 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, March 3rd
    • 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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