Upcoming Teen Events

Minecraft Miner Day
July 28: 1pm to 2pm for Beginners, then all levels from 2pm to 4pm. Drop In!
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Teen SRP: Book Talks & Trailers
July 26 at 6:00pm. For teens in Grades 6 and up. Find great books to read through fun book trailers and book talks with Connie!
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Teen SRP: Finale!
August 2 at 6:00pm. For teens Grade 6 and up. Celebrate a great summer of reading and see the final video YOU created! Turn in Reading Logs by July 29 to attend.
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Teen Calendar

Yesterday

  1. Teens: Creating a Video Part 2
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Tonight, the group will execute their vision as they film the video using the story board and script created in Part 1. The edited video will be “screened” at the Finale Party on August 2. Pre-registration required starting June 12. Call Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

Today

  1. Summer Teen Writers Group
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Great news! Our teen writing group, offered in collaboration with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM), will continue to meet over the summer. The group will meet on the following Thursdays: July 6, 20 and August 3, 17 from 6:00pm to 7:45pm. This supportive gathering gives teens the opportunity to get feedback on their work and comment on others’ writing. Check the "Scarborough Teen Writing Group" listing on our Teen Page for registration details.

Tomorrow

  1. Coding with Robots
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • The library has brought in some fun robots to help introduce simple robotics and coding to our younger patrons. This summer the library's Systems Librarian, Tom Corbett, will offer a four-week coding class for grades 1-6 starting on June 30th. Graduates wanting to continue their "robot studies" can then join one of our library teams and participate in a national robot coding competition this Fall. Register at http://www.scarboroughlibrary.org/youthtech

  2. Code With Minecraft
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • Want to learn how to code while having fun with Minecraft? This summer the library will be offering a four-week coding class for Grades 5 to 8 on Friday afternoons, June 30 thru July 21. This is a multi-part series. Attendance is required for each event. Bring your own Minecraft account or use one from us while at the library! Register at www.scarboroughlibrary.org/youthtech.

Wednesday, July 26th

  1. Teens: Book Talks & Trailers
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • For Grades 6 and up. What are book talks and online book trailers, and how are they used to help teens find great books to read? Find out as Connie uncovers great reads by demonstrating and exploring these two great techniques! Pre-registration required starting June 12. Call Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

Friday, July 28th

  1. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • 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.     

Wednesday, August 2nd

  1. Teen SRP Finale!
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Join us for our "Picture This" fianle party! Celebrate a great summer of reading, make your own ice cream sundaes, and view the edited video YOU created! All who complete the reading program will receive free books and a chance to win fun prizes. Reading logs must be turned in by July 29 to attend.

Thursday, August 3rd

  1. Summer Teen Writers Group
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Great news! Our teen writing group, offered in collaboration with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM), will continue to meet over the summer. The group will meet on the following Thursdays: July 6, 20 and August 3, 17 from 6:00pm to 7:45pm. This supportive gathering gives teens the opportunity to get feedback on their work and comment on others’ writing. Check the "Scarborough Teen Writing Group" listing on our Teen Page for registration details.

Thursday, August 17th

  1. Summer Teen Writers Group
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Great news! Our teen writing group, offered in collaboration with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM), will continue to meet over the summer. The group will meet on the following Thursdays: July 6, 20 and August 3, 17 from 6:00pm to 7:45pm. This supportive gathering gives teens the opportunity to get feedback on their work and comment on others’ writing. Check the "Scarborough Teen Writing Group" listing on our Teen Page for registration details.