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Monday and Friday
10:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday
10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday
10:00am-2:00pm July-Labor Day
Sunday
Closed July-Labor Day

 

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Labor Day
Mon, September 03
Columbus Day
Mon, October 08
Veteran's Day
Mon, November 12

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African Drumming for Kids

July 24 at 6:30pm. African Drumming for Kids with Annegret Baier. Register today!

Meet and Greet with Mike Shaw

July 26 at 10:30am. Our weekly Meet and Greet is a story time and show-and-tell in one! Meet Mike Shaw and check out a BIG truck.

Meet and Greet with Robbie Moulton

July 19 at 10:30am. Meet Scarborough Police Chief, Robbie Moulton, and see a police car close up at our next Meet and Greet.

Northern Stars Planetarium

July 31, 2018. Come inside a Star Lab like the one above, right in the middle of the library! Register for one of four show times.

Teen SRP: Game night and rock painting

July 28 at 6:00pm. For teens in Grades 6 and up. Chill out and play classic and new board games...and paint rocks!

Teen SRP: GarageBand Part 1

July 25 at 6:00pm. For teens in Grades 6 and up. GarageBand, Part 1. Attending both sessions is recommended

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Yesterday

  1. Summer Toddler Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, July 17th
    • 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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  2. Family Craft Night
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, July 17th
    • 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 and up with an adult. Call 883-4723, opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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  3. French Conversation Group
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, July 17th
    • 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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Today

  1. Open Play & Discovery
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Wednesday, July 18th
    • 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. Summer Baby Time
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Wednesday, July 18th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Marilyn will led ages babies thru 2, in songs, rhymes, movement activities, and finger plays. A perfect opportunity to fill that time between naps and dinner.

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  3. Teen Game Night and Rock Art

Tomorrow

  1. Meet and Greet Summer Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, July 19th
    • 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, July 19th
    • 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, July 20th

  1. Coding with Robots
  2. Reading Therapy Dog Sessions
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Friday, July 20th
    • 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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  3. Learn to code with Minecraft

Saturday, July 21st

  1. Open 10am to 2pm - Summer Hours
  2. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, July 21st
    • 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, July 22nd

  1. Closed - Summer Hours
  2. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, July 22nd
    • 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, July 22nd
    • 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, July 23rd

  1. Summer Story Time Ages 4-6
    • Start time: 10:15am
    • End date: Monday, July 23rd
    • 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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  2. Scarborough Teen Writers Group
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Monday, July 23rd
    • 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, July 24th

  1. Summer Toddler Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, July 24th
    • 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

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 7-11)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, July 24th
    • 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. African Drumming with Annegret Baier
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, July 24th
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • For Grades 2-5 with an adult. Pre-registration required. Explore rhythms and dance from West Africa on Djembe drums and other rhythmic instruments. Call 883-4723, opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Wednesday, July 25th

  1. Open Play & Discovery
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Wednesday, July 25th
    • 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.

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Summer Baby Time
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Wednesday, July 25th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Marilyn will led ages babies thru 2, in songs, rhymes, movement activities, and finger plays. A perfect opportunity to fill that time between naps and dinner.

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  3. Teens make music with GarageBand

Thursday, July 26th

  1. Meet and Greet Summer Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, July 26th
    • 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

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Dungeon & Dragons (ages 12 up)
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, July 26th
    • 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.

    • View this event in Google Calendar

 

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