Upcoming Events

Saturday Story Time, Scarborough Public LibrarySaturday Story Time
Every Saturday at 11am. Bring the family for stories and songs!

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 11:00am
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Mother Goose Story Time, Birth to Age 3Mother Goose Story Time
Every Tuesday at 10:30am for birth to age 3 with an adult. Jaclyn will offer stories, songs, rhymes, and movement for our littlest library visitors.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 10:30am
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Active Programs

Family Story Time LogoFamily Story Time

Bring moms, dads, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles - whoever is "family" to you - for stories and songs with Sarah. Thursdays at 10:30am.


Minecraft Discover logoMinecraft Miner Day

Explore the library's own dedicated Minecraft server during our monthly Minecraft Miner Days - the 4th Sunday of every month!


Mother Goose Story Time logoMother Goose Time

Jaclyn will lead this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.


Pajamarama LogoPajamarama

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


Saturday Story Time logoSaturday Story Time

Join Sarah on Saturdays at 11am for stories and music.


After School Policy

The Scarborough Public Library welcomes students after school who are attending one of our many youth programs, looking for a quiet place to do homework, or using library services.

We offer the following reminders and suggestions and encourage you to share this information with your child.

  • The Library is a public facility and should not be used as an alternative to afterschool care.
  • Children under the age of 10 cannot be in the Library without the supervision of an adult.
  • Library staff do not monitor the comings and goings of students in and out of the building. The responsibility for the safety and behavior of children visiting the library rests with the parent/ guardian or assigned chaperone.
  • We require that students keep personal belongings with them at all times.
  • If a student is exhibiting inappropriate behavior, he/she will be asked to leave the Library and its grounds.
  • The Library is not responsibile for monitoring what a student accesses on his/her computer or mobile device.
  • We close at 5:00 pm on Mondays and Fridays and 8:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. Students must be picked up prior to that time as they cannot remain in the building and there is no protected area outside to wait on cold, snowy, or rainy days.

The Library is committed to working closely with school administrators and other community partners to create a safe, nurturing environment for students. We thank you for your help and cooperation in making this possible.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Louise Capizzo, Youth Services Manager, at 396-6278 or lcapizzo [at] scarboroughlibrary.org or Nancy Crowell, Library Director, at 396-6266 or ncrowell [at] scarboroughlibrary.org

Good Reads

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Today

  1. Saturday Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

Tuesday, January 21st

  1. Mother Goose Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Join Jaclyn in this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

Saturday, January 25th

  1. Saturday Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

Sunday, January 26th

  1. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • Every Fourth 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! Please remember that children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tuesday, January 28th

  1. Mother Goose Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Join Jaclyn in this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

Saturday, February 1st

  1. Saturday Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

Tuesday, February 4th

  1. Mother Goose Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Join Jaclyn in this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

  2. 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 Sarah. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required by calling the Youth Room at 883-4723 option 3, or emailing kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

Saturday, February 8th

  1. Saturday Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

Tuesday, February 11th

  1. Mother Goose Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Join Jaclyn in this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

Saturday, February 15th

  1. Saturday Story Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.