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Hey Creators!*

The theme for February will be:  Together

Artists and creators in grades 6-12 are invited to submit artwork of any kind. Write a poem or a short story, paint, draw, make a collage, even submit a photograph. Fanart is welcome. To submit, email your creation to kids [at] scarboroughlibrary.org or bring it to the Youth Services Desk. Exhibition will begin 2/3, but submissions will be accepted through 2/24.

 

*The Creators* project is an opportunity for artists, writers, and creators in grades 6-12 to display their work at the Library. Exhibits must relate in some way to the monthly theme, be smaller than 11"x17", and be any artistic medium (paint, pencil, writing, poetry, etc.). Turn submissions in at the Youth Services Desk or by email: kids [at] scarboroughlibrary.org (subject: Creators%20submission)

Recommend a theme for March!

Upcoming Events

Dungeons & Dragons
April 19. Explore this fantasy tabletop role-playing game made popular in the early 1970's! Select "Learn More" for times, games, and appropriate ages.
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Active Programs

Bookworms Teen Book Club

Do you love to read...talk about books...write? If so, check out our teen book club, Bookworms! We meet every Wednesday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.


TAB LogoTeen Advisory Board (TAB)

Our TAB group meets every Tuesday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Members organize fun teen events at the library and help with other volunteer efforts too!


Scarborough Teen Writers Group LogoScarborough Teen Writers Group

Join this welcoming writng group for students in grades 6 to 12. Fourth Monday of the month from 3:30pm to 5:30 pm starting September 25, 2017


Minecraft Discover logoMinecraft @ The Library

Explore the library's own dedicated Minecraft server during our monthly Minecraft Miner Days.


Coding with Bots LogoRobot Coding Competition

Learn about simple robotics and coding with our fun little robots.


Calendar

Yesterday

  1. Family Movie Night: Coco
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • We're offering more April "stay-cation" together time! Bring the family to Coco - a heartwarming, award-winning animated movie. Popcorn and beverages included! No registration required. (PG; 105 mins.)

Today

  1. Dungeons & Dragons
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 11:30am
    • Voyage on the High Sea (ages 7-11) 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM / Adventures in a Fantasy Land (ages 12+) 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game originally made popular in the early 1970’s. Join a group of adventurers to explore magical worlds, take on challenges, and become heroes! We’ll be running short games to give new or experienced players a taste of D&D. Sign ups are requested but not required. Limit 15 per session. For more information, stop by Youth Services, call 883-4723 opt. 3, or send an email to kids@scarboroughlibrary.org (link sends e-mail).

Monday, April 23rd

  1. Scarborough Teen Writers Group
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • 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/

Tuesday, April 24th

  1. Teen Advisory Board Meeting
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • The Scarborough Public Library Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens in grades 6-12 who are interested in becoming more involved in the library. Teens work with the Youth Services librarian to give input on the Young Adult collection; help lead/create programming; volunteer at events; organize community service projects; and influence how the library serves teens. Contact Youth Services at 883-4723 opt. 3 or stop by the Youth Room for more information!

Wednesday, April 25th

  1. Bookworms Teen Book Club
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • Do you love to read...talk about books...write? Check out our teen book club and get to know other like-minded young adults! Contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 for more information.

Tuesday, May 1st

  1. Teen Advisory Board Meeting
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • The Scarborough Public Library Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens in grades 6-12 who are interested in becoming more involved in the library. Teens work with the Youth Services librarian to give input on the Young Adult collection; help lead/create programming; volunteer at events; organize community service projects; and influence how the library serves teens. Contact Youth Services at 883-4723 opt. 3 or stop by the Youth Room for more information!

Wednesday, May 2nd

  1. Bookworms Teen Book Club
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • Do you love to read...talk about books...write? Check out our teen book club and get to know other like-minded young adults! Contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 for more information.

Tuesday, May 8th

  1. Teen Advisory Board Meeting
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • The Scarborough Public Library Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens in grades 6-12 who are interested in becoming more involved in the library. Teens work with the Youth Services librarian to give input on the Young Adult collection; help lead/create programming; volunteer at events; organize community service projects; and influence how the library serves teens. Contact Youth Services at 883-4723 opt. 3 or stop by the Youth Room for more information!

Wednesday, May 9th

  1. Bookworms Teen Book Club
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • Do you love to read...talk about books...write? Check out our teen book club and get to know other like-minded young adults! Contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 for more information.

Tuesday, May 15th

  1. Teen Advisory Board Meeting
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • The Scarborough Public Library Teen Advisory Board is a group of teens in grades 6-12 who are interested in becoming more involved in the library. Teens work with the Youth Services librarian to give input on the Young Adult collection; help lead/create programming; volunteer at events; organize community service projects; and influence how the library serves teens. Contact Youth Services at 883-4723 opt. 3 or stop by the Youth Room for more information!