All Upcoming Adult Events

Weekly Library Knitting Group

Library Knitting Group, fiber arts

Does a project have you in a knot? Get advice from avid knitters. Find ideas to get you started on knitting projects for gifts. Or just bring your yarn and needles and enjoy the comradery of this great group! Please note that youth knitters are welcome but must be at least 7 years old. An adult must also accompany and participate along with the child.


Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 10:00am

Library Genealogy Group

genealogy group, ancestry, research help

Please Note: The February meeting will be held Tuesday the 26th! Join us for our monthly Scarborough Public Library Genealogy Group. Whether you are just starting to explore your heritage or well into the process, this “drop in” gathering will introduce you to vetted resources for ancestral research. Don Taylor will be the group's facilitator, bringing a wealth of experience in Internet research and genetic genealogy.


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 1:00pm

Crash Course in Online Learning

Crash Course, Online Learning,, Learning Express, Pronunciator, Scarborough Public Library

FREE access to self-directed, high quality learning is at your fingertips using®, LearningExpress™, and Pronunciator©...and all you need is your Scarborough Public Library card! Catherine will review how to create accounts, track your progress—and in many cases earn certificates of learning along the way.


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:30pm

March Let's Talk America

Let's Talk America

The best answer to a question begins with a meaningful conversation! The Let's Talk America! forum offers a respectful environment to discuss contemporary issues happening locally and globally. The March 7 topic will be posted here the week of the event. FMI, contact the forum's facilitator, Sam Kelley, at 650-1814.


Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 6:00pm

Monthly Drop-In Sketching Group

Drop In Sketching Group, Monthly, 2nd Friday

Our next gathering will be March 8.  Find your creative side in 2019! Noodling. Doodling. Dabbling. If a program description includes these words, you can be sure it will be relaxed and fun. Basic supplies provided, or bring your own sketch pad and pens/pencils. We'll be joined by retired illustrator, Michael Brown. This event is free to attend.


Friday, March 8, 2019 - 10:00am

Jogging Your Memory

Maine Strong Balance Ctr, Jogging Your Memory, Scarborough Public Library

Last fall’s program in partnership with Maine Strong Balance focused on safe landing strategies to prevent falls, and you left wanting more! Jogging Your Memory will look at the anti-aging effects of exercise on the brain. Learn more about studies that use brain imaging to show how participating in a walking program can increase the physical size and performance of the hippocampus in the brain—an organ critical for memory!


Friday, March 15, 2019 - 1:30pm

8th Annual Textile Day

textile day 2019, fiber artists, spinning, carding, weaving, rug hooking, embroidery, bobbin lace

Spinning Wheels. Looms. Weaving. Wool Carding. Felting. Rug Hooking and Braiding. Embroidery. Bobbin Lace. Quilting. Knitting. Join us for a celebration of fiber and textile arts! The Library will be filled with demonstrations and hands-on activities FOR ALL AGES presented by talented artisans from around Maine. Many of the original works and kits on display will be available for purchase as well! This event is free to attend. Gather family and friends and join in the fun!


Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 10:30am