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Monday and Friday
10:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday
10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday
10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday
1:00pm-5:00pm

 

 

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AARP Tax Help at the Library: For an appointment, call 207-518-8579 beginning January 21.

January Books On Tap

January 20th at 4:00 and 5:30 at O'Reilly's Cure on Rt 1. Arrive early if you want to order a drink and/or appetizer. Discussions begins at 4:00 and 5:30pm. Take your pick, or both! Book selection: In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Pilbrick.

January French Group

Next meeting January 21. Practice your French speaking skills in a welcoming group setting.

Library Genealogy Group

Next meeting January 27 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Explore your family tree using a range of resources!

Monday Movie Matinee - Downton Abbey

Two Showings: Monday, February 3 & Monday, February 10 @1:30pm

Scarborough Historical Society Meeting - Slavery in Maine

Sunday, February 2 @ 2pm. Guest speaker Vana Carmona discusses slavery in Maine.

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Today

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, January 18th
    • End time: 12:00pm
    • LIBRARY KNITTING GROUP
      EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10:00 AM TO NOON
      LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM

      Whether you’ve been knitting for decades or days, join the Library's Knitting Group in the Conference Room (located near the public computers). Bring knitting needles, yarn, patterns...whatever you have. FMI call 883-4723 option 4.

      LEARN MORE

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  2. Saturday Story Time
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • End date: Saturday, January 18th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

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Monday, January 20th

  1. CLOSED - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  2. Books on Tap @ O'Reilly's Cure
    • Start time: 05:30pm
    • End date: Monday, January 20th
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • NOTE TIME CHANGE. Books. Bites. Brews. What a great combination! We’ve partnered with O’Reilly’s Cure here in Scarborough to offer a new book group—Books on Tap—moderated by Tom Corbett, our Systems Librarian (and beer enthusiast). Here’s how it works: Arrive between 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm and settle into the lounge area; purchase bites and beverages from O’Reilly’s menu; then share good conversation about the book selected for the month from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Visit our website at http://www.scarboroughlibrary.org/adults/events/series/books-tap-reading-group

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Tuesday, January 21st

  1. Mother Goose Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, January 21st
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Join Jaclyn in this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

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  2. Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, January 21st
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • 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! For more information about joining, contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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  3. French Conversation Group
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, January 21st
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • Every Third Tuesday of the Month: French Conversation Group
      6:30pm to 8:00pm in the Conference Room

      Our new French Conversation Group will give intermediate to advanced French speakers the chance to do just that, although beginners are welcome to come and absorb as much as they can!

      Learn More

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Wednesday, January 22nd

  1. Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, January 22nd
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • If you are in Grades 6 and up and like reading books, talking about books, writing about books, illustrating book themes, and creating fun skits, this book club is for you! For more information, contact Youth Services at 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Saturday, January 25th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, January 25th
    • End time: 12:00pm
    • LIBRARY KNITTING GROUP
      EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10:00 AM TO NOON
      LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM

      Whether you’ve been knitting for decades or days, join the Library's Knitting Group in the Conference Room (located near the public computers). Bring knitting needles, yarn, patterns...whatever you have. FMI call 883-4723 option 4.

      LEARN MORE

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Saturday Story Time
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • End date: Saturday, January 25th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Sunday, January 26th

  1. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, January 26th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • 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.

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  2. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, January 26th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • 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.

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Monday, January 27th

  1. Genealogy Group
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Monday, January 27th
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Roots. Branches. Shoots. You may think we’re talking about trees – and in a way, we are. We’re talking about family trees! The Scarborough Public Library Genealogy Group is offered the fourth Monday of each month from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Whether you are just starting to explore your heritage or well into the process, this monthly “drop in” gathering will introduce you to vetted resources for ancestral research.The group will be facilitated by Don Taylor, a retired Information Technology Security Specialist who became interested in Genealogy in the 1970s. Since 2005, Don has focused on genealogical research, specializing in Internet research and genetic genealogy. He is a member of the Maine Genealogical Society (MGS), New England Historic Genealogical Society, and is on the Board of Directors of the Scarborough Historical Society (SHS) where he helps others research their Scarborough roots. Don also manages a personal genealogy blog.Join us and start exploring your family tree; it’s free to attend! FMI, contact Adult Reference at 883-4723 option 4, or email askSPL@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Tuesday, January 28th

  1. Mother Goose Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, January 28th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Join Jaclyn in this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, January 28th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • 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! For more information about joining, contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Wednesday, January 29th

  1. Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, January 29th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • If you are in Grades 6 and up and like reading books, talking about books, writing about books, illustrating book themes, and creating fun skits, this book club is for you! For more information, contact Youth Services at 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Saturday, February 1st

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, February 1st
    • End time: 12:00pm
    • LIBRARY KNITTING GROUP
      EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10:00 AM TO NOON
      LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM

      Whether you’ve been knitting for decades or days, join the Library's Knitting Group in the Conference Room (located near the public computers). Bring knitting needles, yarn, patterns...whatever you have. FMI call 883-4723 option 4.

      LEARN MORE

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Saturday Story Time
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • End date: Saturday, February 1st
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

    • View this event in Google Calendar

 

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