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David McCann: Poetry Reading

Reading August 24 & Workshop August 25 at 6:30pm. Join us for a poetry reading & workshop with Dr. David McCann, retired Professor of Korean Literature at Harvard.

David McCann: Poetry Workshop

August 25 6:30pm. Poetry writing workshop with Dr. David McCann, retired Harvard Professor of Korean Literature.

Monday Movie Matinee: Hello, My Name is Doris

Join us for this funny, late-in-life coming-of-age story on September 12 @ 1:30pm.

Baby Lapsit Returns!

Story time for our littlest library visitors returns Tuesday, September 13 at 9:30am!

Toddler Time Returns!

Our Toddler Time story time returns on Tuesday, September 13 at 10:30am!

Join the Teen Advisory Board

Teens: Come to our first Teen Advisory Board (TAB) of the school year on September 13 at 3:00pm!


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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Yesterday

  1. Scarborough Teen Writers Group
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, August 23rd
    • 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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Today

  1. David McCann Poetry Reading
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Wednesday, August 24th
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • The Library will welcome David McCann, Ph.D, published poet and retired Harvard Professor of Korean Literature, for two evenings of poetry events. Dr. McCann is highly recognized as an expert in Korean sijo – a counterpart to the Japanese haiku. On August 24, Dr. McCann will offer readings from his works, including his recently published book Same Bird. He will return on August 25 to offer a poetry writing workshop. Both events are free to attend. Registration for the workshop is suggested as space is limited. Call Adult Reference at 883-4723 opt. 4 or email askSPL@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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Tomorrow

  1. David McCann Poetry Workshop
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Thursday, August 25th
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • The Library will welcome David McCann, Ph.D, published poet and retired Harvard Professor of Korean Literature, for two evenings of poetry events. Dr. McCann is highly recognized as an expert in Korean sijo – a counterpart to the Japanese haiku. On August 24, Dr. McCann will offer readings from his works, including his recently published book Same Bird. He will return on August 25 to offer a poetry writing workshop. Both events are free to attend. Registration for the workshop is suggested as space is limited. Call Adult Reference at 883-4723 opt. 4 or email askSPL@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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Saturday, August 27th

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

Sunday, August 28th

  1. Closed

Thursday, September 1st

  1. Let's Talk America
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, September 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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Saturday, September 3rd

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, September 3rd
    • 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

Sunday, September 4th

  1. Closed

Monday, September 5th

  1. Movie Matinee
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Monday, September 5th
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Monday Movie Matinee
      First Monday of Each Month

      Movie Selection: Hello, My Name is Doris. 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, September 6th

  1. Book Discussion Group

 

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