All Upcoming Library 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, October 20, 2018 - 10:00am

Library Genealogy Group

genealogy group, ancestry, research help

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.


Monday, October 22, 2018 - 1:00pm

China's View of the World and of America

Stephen Harder, Camden Conference, China's View of the World

The Library in partnership with the Camden Conference will welcome Stephen Harder for our first program in this year's series. Stephen's talk, China’s View of the World – and of America, discusses important aspects of Chinese history, culture, economics and politics that shape a Chinese view of the world – and the Chinese view of America.


Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 6:30pm

Teen Lock In

Teen Lock In, Halloween Carnival, TAB, Scarborough Public Library

Middle School students in Grades 6 through 8: Take over the Library for a night of “Halloween Carnival” themed activities planned by our Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Doors will open at 6:00 pm, then we’ll “lock in” everyone at 6:30 pm for two hours of games and special activities! Pick up is at 8:30 pm. Haunted stacks, arcade-style games, karaoke, snacks...and more are in the works! Pre-Register by 5:00 pm October 24. Minimum of 25 must be registered.


Friday, October 26, 2018 - 6:00pm

Crash Course in Digital Library Resources

Digital Library Services, Kanopy, Digital Maine Library

New services! MARVEL is now Digital Maine Library. Join Catherine, our Assistant Director/Adult Services Manager, for a crash course on new features available through this great resource, including the language learning tool, Pronunciator. This exciting product replaces Transparent Language and offers over 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and even an app for your mobile device.


Friday, October 26, 2018 - 10:30pm

Minecraft Miner Day

Minecraft Miner Day

Offered every 4th 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!


Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 1:00pm

Five Wishes: Aging With Dignity

Five Wishes, Compassionate Care Hospice, Advance Directives

Have you planned in advance for the challenges that may come with aging, serious illness, disability, or loneliness? Amy Miers, Social Worker for Compassionate Care Hospice located in Scarborough, will present Five Wishes—a program of the organization, Aging with Dignity. Attendees will receive a Five Wishes booklet to complete during the discussion or take home to finish at their leisure. This event is free to attend. No pre-registration is required.


Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 6:30pm

Monday Movie Matinee - Won't You Be My Neighbor

Won't You Be My Neighbor Movie

One of America's most beloved children's show hosts, Mr. Rogers remains an iconic television figure for families worldwide. This documentary takes a closer look at the person behind the show that helped define what it meant to be a good person and part of a healthy community. Mr. Rogers inspired a generation by not skirting real world issues and confronting issues of social justice in a way that was approachable to kids and appreciated by the entire family. Rated PG-13; 94 minutes.


Monday, November 5, 2018 - 1:30pm


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