All Upcoming Library Events

Teen Writers Group

Scarborough Teen Writers Group, Portland Writers Group, Scarborough Public Library, teen writing

For Grades 9 thru 12. The Scarborough Teen Writers Group for high school teens returns the third Monday of the month with a new format! Renee Cote with Portland Writers Group Maine will introduce different ways to inspire your work—from prompts and storyboards, to online tools like Twine, an onliine tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. The last gathering in May will offer a chance for writers to share their work with friends and family.


Monday, November 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

Minecraft Miner Day

Minecraft Miner Day, Scarborough Public Library

Libraries across the country are using Minecraft to introduce technology literacy to kiddos in their communities. 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!


Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 1:00pm

Library Genealogy Group

genealogy group, ancestry, research help

Whether you are just starting to explore your heritage or well into the process, this “drop in” gathering will introduce you to vetted resources for ancestral research. Don Taylor will be the group's facilitator, bringing a wealth of experience in Internet research and genetic genealogy. FMI, contact Adult Reference at 883-4723 option 4, or email askSPL [at]


Monday, November 25, 2019 - 1:30pm

Monday Movie Matinee - The Art of Racing in the Rain

Art of Racing in the Rain movie

Enzo was born to be a race car driver. There's just one problem: He's a golden retriever. He can still watch, though. Through Enzo's eyes, we learn about the life of his owner, race car driver Denny Swift. Watch Denny experience love, heartache, and more through the eyes of his loyal dog. Conditions aren't always ideal for Denny and Enzo. Sometimes, the path forward is dark and difficult. In order to get through it, the two must learn from each other the difficult art of racing in the rain.


Monday, December 2, 2019 - 1:30pm


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