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Evening Book Discussion - Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town

The next meeting of the Evening Book Discussion Group is Wednesday, September 12.

Monday Movie Matinee - Book Club

Monday, September 10 @ 1:30pm

Morning Book Discussion - The English Wife

The next meeting of the Morning Book Discussion Group is Tuesday, September 4th.

ScheckMate Performance

September 14 at 7pm. Scheckmate will bring middle-to-late Baroque period music to the Library with this special performance featuring Raffael Scheck on cello & Timothy Burris on lute and guitar.

Sijo Poetry Reading and Workshop

August 21 at 6:30pm. Register for this great evening of sijo poetry.

Summer Reading Finale

August 15 from 4pm to 6pm. Turn in your reading logs by August 11 to join in the finale!

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Yesterday

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, August 14th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Every Tuesday: Baby Lapsit - Meeting Room 9:30 AM
      Ages birth to 18 months with an adult
      Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn.

      Learn More

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  2. Summer Toddler Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, August 14th
    • 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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  3. Family Craft Night
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, August 14th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Get creative! This fun craft time offers family time to unplug, unwind, and explore your artistic side together. Pre-registration required. Ages 4 up with an adult

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Today

  1. Open Play & Discovery
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Wednesday, August 15th
    • 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. Youth Summer Reading Grand Finale!
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, August 15th
    • End time: 06:00pm
    • Turn in your reading logs by August 11 to attend this celebration of summer reading finale! For more information, call 883-4723, opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Tomorrow

  1. Dungeon & Dragons (ages 12 up)
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, August 16th
    • 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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Friday, August 17th

  1. Reading Therapy Dog Sessions
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Friday, August 17th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Gracie and Emma, special therapy dogs, and their owners, Pat Tour and Mindy Beller, will offer children a powerful way to improve their reading skills; reading to the dogs in a private, cozy nook we'll be creating just for them. For Scarborough students. Register for 15 minutes sessions by calling 883-4723, opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Saturday, August 18th

  1. Open 10am to 2pm - Summer Hours
  2. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, August 18th
    • 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, August 19th

  1. Closed - Summer Hours

Tuesday, August 21st

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, August 21st
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Every Tuesday: Baby Lapsit - Meeting Room 9:30 AM
      Ages birth to 18 months with an adult
      Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn.

      Learn More

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 7-11)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, August 21st
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • Ages 7-11 must register. Call 883-4723, opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org
      Sarah and Dungeon Masters will lead you through magical worlds and mystical challenges.

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  3. French Conversation Group
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, August 21st
    • 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!

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  4. Sijo Poetry Reading & Workshop
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, August 21st
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • David McCann returns to the Library for an evening of sijo poetry. David is a retired Harvard Professor of Korean Literature, published poet, and highly recognized expert in Korean sijo – a counterpart to the Japanese poetry form of haiku. David will begin the evening with readings from his recently published collection Lost and Found, then continue with a workshop in writing this unique poetry form. Registration is requested. Email askSPL@scarboroughlibrary.org or call 883-4723 option 4. This event is free to attend and open to the public.

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Thursday, August 23rd

  1. Dungeon & Dragons (ages 12 up)
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, August 23rd
    • 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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Saturday, August 25th

  1. Open 10am to 2pm - Summer Hours
  2. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, August 25th
    • 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, August 26th

  1. Closed - Summer Hours
  2. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, August 26th
    • 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, August 26th
    • 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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