Welcome to Youth Services!

Upcoming Events

Magic Show, Jay Fraser, Friends of Scarborough LibraryMagic with Jay Fraser
April 29 at 1:00 pm at the Scarborough Middle School Cafe. The Library Friends present this fun magic event for everyone in the family!

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Minecraft Miner DayMinecraft Miner Day
April 30: 1pm to 2pm for Beginners, then all levels from 2pm to 4pm. Drop In!

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
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May Pajamarama, grandmother theme, Books and CraftsMay 2 Pajamarama
May 2 at 6:30pm. Wear your PJ's for this fun evening of stories and crafts with a "grandmother" theme! Invite your own grandmother to join you if you'd like!

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Star Wars Event, Scarborough Public Library, TAB Star Wars Event
May 4 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. For Grades 4 thru 8. Star Wars themed games, crafts, and more! Register by May 3.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 3:00pm
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Raising Media Smart Families, Scarborough Public Library, Scarborough School DepartmentMedia Smart Family Event
May 11 from 6pm to 7pm at Wentworth School. For parents and children Grades K-5. Learn how to raise a "media smart" family!

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Active Programs

TAB LogoTAB Sponsored Events

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!


Minecraft Discover logoMinecraft @ The Library

With the help of our teen development team, the library has its own dedicated Minecraft server!  Moving forward, we'll have some surprises waiting for you and your friends to discover in our uniquely Maine Minecraft worlds. Watch for Minecraft Miner Days and other special events.


Pajamarama LogoPajamarama

Storytime and crafts in pajamas for ages 4 and up every first Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm.


Saturday Story Time logoSaturday Story Time

Story time comes to the weekend!  Join Janet and Brenda on Saturdays at 11am for stories and music.


Toddler Time LogoToddler Time

Our weekly story time for toddlers is offered Tuesdays at 10:30am. Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement for ages 18 months and up 


Baby Lapsit LogoBaby Lapsit

Our weekly story time for the library's "wee ones" is offered Tuesdays at 9:30am. Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, and finger play for children up to 18 months.


Youth Calendar

Yesterday

  1. Saturday Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Every Saturday: Family Story Time
      11:00am in the Youth Room
      All Ages

      Work all week? This story time is a great way to spend quality time together as a family! Janet will be joined by Brenda for a mix of stories and song.

      Learn More

Tuesday, April 25th

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Baby Lapsit - Meeting Room 9:30 AM
      Ages birth to 18 months with an adult
      Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn.

      Learn More

  2. Toddler Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Toddler Time - Meeting Room 10:30 AM
      Ages 18 months and up with an adult
      Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement with Marilyn.

      Learn More

Saturday, April 29th

  1. Saturday Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Every Saturday: Family Story Time
      11:00am in the Youth Room
      All Ages

      Work all week? This story time is a great way to spend quality time together as a family! Janet will be joined by Brenda for a mix of stories and song.

      Learn More

  2. Magic Show
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • Creative Magic Experience with Jay Fraser
      Now you see it...now you don’t! Join the Friends of the Scarborough Library for this fun family show presented by skilled magician, Jay Fraser. His slight of hand and tricks of the eye will leave everyone wondering, “How’d he do that?” This program is free to attend; no tickets required!

Sunday, April 30th

  1. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • 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.     

Tuesday, May 2nd

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Baby Lapsit - Meeting Room 9:30 AM
      Ages birth to 18 months with an adult
      Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn.

      Learn More

  2. Toddler Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Toddler Time - Meeting Room 10:30 AM
      Ages 18 months and up with an adult
      Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement with Marilyn.

      Learn More

  3. Pajamarama
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • Pajamas in the library? Absolutely! Children ages 4 and up are invited to wear their coziest pajamas and bring their favorite thing to cuddle for this special story time filled with books and crafts, presented by Janet Follis. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required.

Thursday, May 4th

  1. Star Wars Event
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • In a Library far, far away (it’s really our Library) members of the Jedi Order (also known as our Teen Advisory Board) planned a special mission (a fun Star Wars themed event) for future members of the Jedi Order (kiddos in Grades 4 thru 8). Alright...back to our galaxy! Our TAB team have a fun afternoon of activities in store—including origami Yoda, decorate your own alien, battle of the Star Wars characters, Kahoot, and more!

      Register to attend by Wednesday, May 3 by emailing kids@scarboroughlibrary.org or calling the Youth Room at 883-4723 option 3. It’s free to attend and refreshments will also be included!

Saturday, May 6th

  1. Saturday Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Every Saturday: Family Story Time
      11:00am in the Youth Room
      All Ages

      Work all week? This story time is a great way to spend quality time together as a family! Janet will be joined by Brenda for a mix of stories and song.

      Learn More

Tuesday, May 9th

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Baby Lapsit - Meeting Room 9:30 AM
      Ages birth to 18 months with an adult
      Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn.

      Learn More

  2. Toddler Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Toddler Time - Meeting Room 10:30 AM
      Ages 18 months and up with an adult
      Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement with Marilyn.

      Learn More

Thursday, May 11th

  1. Family Media Smart Event
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • The Library is partnering with the Scarborough Public Schools to introduce important digital literacy skills to all ages within our community using content and services provided by Common Sense, a non-profit organization dedicated to "helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology.”

      The initiative will start with elementary school children—a critical age for developing smart media habits. Parents and children in Grades K-5 are invited to a special Raising Media Smart Elementary Children event on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Wentworth Intermediate. Families will circulate through fun activities to help children use media wisely. Check our website Events page for more details!

Saturday, May 13th

  1. Saturday Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Every Saturday: Family Story Time
      11:00am in the Youth Room
      All Ages

      Work all week? This story time is a great way to spend quality time together as a family! Janet will be joined by Brenda for a mix of stories and song.

      Learn More