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February Books On Tap

Books on Tap, The Other Wes Moore, Scarborough Public Library

The selection for the February 18th Books on Tap gathering at O'Reilly's Cure will be The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore. Two kids with the same name lived in the same decaying city. One went on to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison. Here is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.

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Monday, February 18, 2019 - 6:00pm

Stay-cation Parent & Child Workshop

Parent & Child, Workshop, Family Place Libraries

We're the location for your February stay-cation! This special "drop in" workshop will be offered from 9:30am to 11:00am in place of our regular Tuesday story times on February 19. It is free to attend, and no registration is required. As a designated member of the Family Places Libraries network, we embrace the fact that literacy begins at birth, and libraries can help build healthy communities by nourishing healthy families.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 9:30am

Family Rag Doll Workshop

Rag Doll Workshop, Karen Richards Toothaker, The Rag Doll Gift

Another wonderful February stay-cation event to put on your calendar! Join Karen Richards Toothaker as she shares her picture book The Rag Doll Gift—then create a rag doll with your child(ren) using fabric and other materials provided by Karen. Appropriate for families with children ages 5 and up, although younger children are also welcome with parent’s help. To register, call 883-4723 opt.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 6:30pm

Tracking Animals with the Land Trust

February Staycation, Animal Tracks, Field Journals, Scarborough Land Trust

More February stay-cation fun - for Ages 5 to 10! Scarborough Land Trust Stewardship Director, Hannah Chamberlain, will present a story time about animals in winter, followed by a “Make Your Own Animal Tracks Field Guide” activity. Mrs. C is creating one-of-a-kind hand-bound journals, and Hannah is making a variety of animal footprint stamps to create your personal journal.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:30am

Teen Zine Workshop

Teen Zine Workshop, Zines, Staycation, Scarborough Public Library

For Grades 6-8. Stay-cation destination events continue! What are “zines?” (Hint: The word is an abbreviation of “magazine.”) Join artist Nina Sophia Swart to create your own zine on anything you’re passionate about and want to share. Think Snapchat and Instagram in paper format! Supplies provided. To register, call 883-4723 opt. 3 or email kids [at] scarboroughlibrary.org.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:00pm

Staycation Dungeons and Dragons

Staycation Dungeons & Dragons, Scarborough Public Library

These special February stay-cation Dungeons & Dragons events are a great way to learn more about this game made popular in the '70's and '80's. Join fellow adventurers to explore magical worlds, take on challenges, and become heroes! Sarah will be running short games open to both new and experienced players: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm for ages 7 to 11, and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for ages 12 and up. To register, call 883-4723 opt.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:30am

Minecraft Miner Day

Minecraft Miner Day, Scarborough Public Library

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!

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Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 1:00pm

Minecraft Parents Info Night

Come to the library for an informative session on Minecraft targeted to parents of 3rd through 5th graders.  Tom Corbett, our Systems Librarian, will discuss the pros and cons of playing Minecraft, highlight our library's Minecraft services, and offer suggestions on how parents can manage a child's access to the game using their home router or an attached home networking management device like Disney's Circle.

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Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00pm

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.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 1:00pm

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