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Monday and Friday
10:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday
10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday
10:00am-2:00pm July-Labor Day
Sunday
Closed July-Labor Day

 

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Labor Day
Mon, September 03
Columbus Day
Mon, October 08
Veteran's Day
Mon, November 12

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Evening Book Discussion - Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town

The next meeting of the Evening Book Discussion Group is Wednesday, September 12.

Monday Movie Matinee - Book Club

Monday, September 10 @ 1:30pm

Morning Book Discussion - The English Wife

The next meeting of the Morning Book Discussion Group is Tuesday, September 4th.

ScheckMate Performance

September 14 at 7pm. Scheckmate will bring middle-to-late Baroque period music to the Library with this special performance featuring Raffael Scheck on cello & Timothy Burris on lute and guitar.

Sijo Poetry Reading and Workshop

August 21 at 6:30pm. Register for this great evening of sijo poetry.

The Wire Today

September 19 at 6:30pm. Professors Jason Mittell and Brian Purnell will lead a discussion of this gritty series.

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Today

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, August 21st
    • End time: 11:00am
    • 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

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  2. Dungeons & Dragons (Ages 7-11)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, August 21st
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • Ages 7-11 must register. Call 883-4723, opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org
      Sarah and Dungeon Masters will lead you through magical worlds and mystical challenges.

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  3. French Conversation Group
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, August 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!

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  4. Sijo Poetry Reading & Workshop
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, August 21st
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • David McCann returns to the Library for an evening of sijo poetry. David is a retired Harvard Professor of Korean Literature, published poet, and highly recognized expert in Korean sijo – a counterpart to the Japanese poetry form of haiku. David will begin the evening with readings from his recently published collection Lost and Found, then continue with a workshop in writing this unique poetry form. Registration is requested. Email askSPL@scarboroughlibrary.org or call 883-4723 option 4. This event is free to attend and open to the public.

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Thursday, August 23rd

  1. Dungeon & Dragons (ages 12 up)
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, August 23rd
    • End time: 06:00pm
    • For ages 12 & up. Registration requested. Call 883-4723, opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.orgSarah and guest Dungeon Masters will lead you through magical worlds and mystical challenges. The story will continue throughout the summer, but attending every session is not required.

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Saturday, August 25th

  1. Open 10am to 2pm - Summer Hours
  2. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, August 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

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Sunday, August 26th

  1. Closed - Summer Hours

Monday, August 27th

  1. Scarborough Teen Writers Group
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Monday, August 27th
    • End time: 05:30pm
    • The Scarborough Library is pleased to offer a teen writing group for grades 6-12, offered in collaboration with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM). Teen writers will have the chance to receive feedback on their work and comment on others’ writing. All genres are welcome, including fantasy, sci-fi, poetry, and nonfiction. Each workshop will include a short session about topics such as point of view, voice, characterization, and critiquing skills. The Scarborough Teen Writers Group (STWG) will meet every fourth Monday of the month. To register, call the Youth Room at 883-4723 opt. 3, email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org, or visit the PWGM's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/pwgmwriterssocialgroup/

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Tuesday, August 28th

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, August 28th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • 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

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Saturday, September 1st

  1. Open 10am to 2pm - Summer Hours
  2. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, September 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

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Sunday, September 2nd

  1. Closed - Summer Hours

Monday, September 3rd

  1. Closed - Labor Day

Tuesday, September 4th

  1. Book Discussion Group
  2. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, September 4th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • 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

    • View this event in Google Calendar

 

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