Welcome to Youth Services!

Upcoming Events

June Pajamarama, Tree theme, Scarborough Public LibraryJune 6 Pajamarama
June 6 at 6:30pm. Wear your PJ's for this fun evening of stories and crafts with a "tree" theme!

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
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SRP Kick Off Event, Scot Cannon, Mime, IllusionistSummer Reading Kick Off
June 14 at 6:00pm at Wentworth School Cafe. Kick off our summer of reading at this performance by mime and illusionist, Scot Cannon!

Wednesday, June 14, 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!


Youth Summer Reading 2017 Build a Better WorldYouth Summer Reading

Avoid the summer slide! Sign up for our Summer Reading Program and explore fun ways to "Build a Better World!"


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

We're on break! Check our Summer Story Time and Meet & Greet listing. Story time comes to the weekend!  Join Janet and Brenda on Saturdays at 11am for stories and music.


Toddler Time LogoToddler Time

We're on break! Check our Summer Story Time and Meet & Greet listing. 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

We're on break! Check our Summer Story Time and Meet & Greet listing. 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.


Meet and Greet bannerMeet and Greet

Special guests from around town will read a story and share something special about what they do!


Summer Story TimeSummer Story Time

Taking our cue from the more casual summer schedule, we’re offering a story time for infants and toddlers (birth to Age 3) that will include stories with Marilyn and some play-based fun!


Youth Calendar

Tuesday, June 6th

  1. 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.

Wednesday, June 14th

  1. Summer Reading Kick Off
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • We’re planning an AWESOME Summer Reading Program, made possible through the financial support of the Friends of the Scarborough Library! We'll kick off our summer of fun with a special event on Wednesday, June 14 at 6:00pm at the Wentworth School Cafe. Join us for a fun, eclectic mix of mime, music, storytelling, song, and audience participation as Scot Canon teaches us some basic mime illusions. You’ll also get to see Scot’s “Baby Guitar” and eat invisible fruit! Come ready to move, sing, and laugh. This event is free to attend. Following the performance, our awesome Youth Services staff will help children register for the Summer Reading Program. No pre-registration required. Just come and join in the fun!

Tuesday, June 27th

  1. Summer Story Times
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • For ages birth to 3. Taking our cue from the more casual summer schedule, we’re offering a story time for infants and toddlers that will include stories with Marilyn and “discovery stations” for some play-based fun!

Thursday, June 29th

  1. Meet & Greet Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Special guests from around town will read a story and share something special about what they do! (Hint: There will be some pretty cool “vehicles” involved.) Check back for a list of who will be visiting us @ the Library!

Tuesday, July 4th

  1. Summer Story Times
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • For ages birth to 3. Taking our cue from the more casual summer schedule, we’re offering a story time for infants and toddlers that will include stories with Marilyn and “discovery stations” for some play-based fun!

Thursday, July 6th

  1. Meet & Greet Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Special guests from around town will read a story and share something special about what they do! (Hint: There will be some pretty cool “vehicles” involved.) Check back for a list of who will be visiting us @ the Library!

Tuesday, July 11th

  1. Summer Story Times
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • For ages birth to 3. Taking our cue from the more casual summer schedule, we’re offering a story time for infants and toddlers that will include stories with Marilyn and “discovery stations” for some play-based fun!

Thursday, July 13th

  1. Meet & Greet Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Special guests from around town will read a story and share something special about what they do! (Hint: There will be some pretty cool “vehicles” involved.) Check back for a list of who will be visiting us @ the Library!

Tuesday, July 18th

  1. Summer Story Times
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • For ages birth to 3. Taking our cue from the more casual summer schedule, we’re offering a story time for infants and toddlers that will include stories with Marilyn and “discovery stations” for some play-based fun!

Thursday, July 20th

  1. Meet & Greet Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Special guests from around town will read a story and share something special about what they do! (Hint: There will be some pretty cool “vehicles” involved.) Check back for a list of who will be visiting us @ the Library!