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February French Group

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 6:30pm
Feb. 20 at 6:30pm. Practice your French language skills with this welcoming group! Select "Learn More" for details.

Youth Movie Matinee: Wonder

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 3:00pm
February 21, 2018 - 3:00pm. For students in Grades 5-12. Join fellow students for this great movie based on the best-selling book by the same name.

Dungeons & Dragons

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:30am
February 22. Explore this fantasy tabletop role-playing game made popular in the early 1970's! Select "Learn More" for times, games, and appropriate ages.

Family Movie Matinee: The Incredibles

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 1:30pm
February 23 at 1:30pm. We have a "staycation" solution to the "What to do?" problem: Gather the family for this fun Pixar animated movie!

Monthly Minecraft Miner Day

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
February 25 and every 4th Sunday of the month! 1pm to 2pm for Beginners, then all levels from 2pm to 4pm. Drop In!

February Teen Writers Group

Monday, February 26, 2018 - 3:30pm
February 26 at 3:30pm. Click on "Learn More" to get all the details about this great monthly teen writers group!

Library Genealogy Group

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Date Change: February 27 1:00 pm. Featuring special guest, Dr. Carol P. McCoy, owner of Find-Your-Roots.com and President of the Maine Genealogy Society.

Morning Book Discussion - Nomadland

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 10:00am
The next meeting of the Morning Book Discussion Group is Tuesday, March 6.

 

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Yesterday

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, February 17th
    • 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, February 17th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

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Tuesday, February 20th

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, February 20th
    • End time: 10:00am
    • 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. Toddler Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, February 20th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Every Tuesday: Toddler Time - Meeting Room 10:30 AM
      Ages 18 months and up with an adult
      Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement with Marilyn.

      Learn More

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  3. French Conversation Group
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, February 20th
    • 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, February 21st

  1. Tween/Teen Matinee: Wonder
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Wednesday, February 21st
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • For Students in Grades 5-12: Bookworms, our weekly book group for students in Grades 6 thru 8, often read and discuss books that are made into movies. Is a book better then the movie version, or is the movie version better then the book? Explore that question yourself at this screening of Wonder, the recently released film based on the best-selling book by the same name.   Popcorn and beverages will be included, and we’ll have a display of other great books and the movies that they’ve inspired for you to check out. Maybe the afternoon will inspire you to join Bookworms too! A reminder that parents/guardians of children under 10 must remain in the Library during the event.   

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  2. Tween/Teen Matinee: Wonder
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Wednesday, February 21st
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • For Students in Grades 5-12: Bookworms, our weekly book group for students in Grades 6 thru 8, often read and discuss books that are made into movies. Is a book better then the movie version, or is the movie version better then the book? Explore that question yourself at this screening of Wonder, the recently released film based on the best-selling book by the same name.   Popcorn and beverages will be included, and we’ll have a display of other great books and the movies that they’ve inspired for you to check out. Maybe the afternoon will inspire you to join Bookworms too! A reminder that parents/guardians of children under 10 must remain in the Library during the event.   

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Thursday, February 22nd

  1. Family Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, February 22nd
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Bring moms, dads, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles—whoever is "family" to you—to our Family Story Time with Sarah, offered every Thursday at 10:30 am in the Youth Room. This program is for children ages 3 and up.

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  2. Dungeons & Dragons
    • Start time: 11:30am
    • End date: Thursday, February 22nd
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game originally made popular in the early 1970’s. Join a group of fellow adventurers to explore magical worlds, take on challenges, and become heroes! We will be running short games to give new or experienced players a taste of the game. Times, games, and appropriate ages follow: · 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Tour of the Robot Factory (suggested age 7-10) · 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm When Skeletons Walk (suggested age 10-13) · 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Adventures in a Fantasy Land (suggested age 12+) Sign ups are requested but not required. For more information or to register, visit Youth Services, call 883-4723 opt. 3 or email to kids@scarboroughlibrary.org. Parents/guardians of children under 10 must remain in the Library during the event.  

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  3. Dungeons & Dragons
    • Start time: 11:30am
    • End date: Thursday, February 22nd
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Dungeons & Dragons is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game originally made popular in the early 1970’s. Join a group of fellow adventurers to explore magical worlds, take on challenges, and become heroes! We will be running short games to give new or experienced players a taste of the game. Times, games, and appropriate ages follow: · 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Tour of the Robot Factory (suggested age 7-10) · 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm When Skeletons Walk (suggested age 10-13) · 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Adventures in a Fantasy Land (suggested age 12+) Sign ups are requested but not required. For more information or to register, visit Youth Services, call 883-4723 opt. 3 or email to kids@scarboroughlibrary.org. Parents/guardians of children under 10 must remain in the Library during the event.  

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Friday, February 23rd

  1. Family Matinee: The Incredibles
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Friday, February 23rd
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • In this lauded Pixar animated film, married superheroes Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) and Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) are forced to assume mundane lives as Bob and Helen Parr after all super-powered activities have been banned by the government. While Mr. Incredible loves his wife and kids, he longs to return to a life of adventure. He gets a chance when summoned to an island to battle an out-of-control robot. Fun and suspense follow as it becomes a family affair! Popcorn and beverages will be served.  

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  2. Family Matinee: The Incredibles
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Friday, February 23rd
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • In this lauded Pixar animated film, married superheroes Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) and Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) are forced to assume mundane lives as Bob and Helen Parr after all super-powered activities have been banned by the government. While Mr. Incredible loves his wife and kids, he longs to return to a life of adventure. He gets a chance when summoned to an island to battle an out-of-control robot. Fun and suspense follow as it becomes a family affair! Popcorn and beverages will be served.  

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Saturday, February 24th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, February 24th
    • 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 24th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

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Sunday, February 25th

  1. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, February 25th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • New Schedule: Every Fourth Sunday of the month starting January 28, 2018! 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, February 25th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • New Schedule: Every Fourth Sunday of the month starting January 28, 2018! 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, February 26th

  1. Scarborough Teen Writers Group
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Monday, February 26th
    • 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, February 27th

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, February 27th
    • End time: 10:00am
    • 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. Toddler Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, February 27th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Every Tuesday: Toddler Time - Meeting Room 10:30 AM
      Ages 18 months and up with an adult
      Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement with Marilyn.

      Learn More

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  3. Genealogy Group
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, February 27th
    • End time: 03:00pm
    • February Date Moved to February 27! Roots. Branches. Shoots. You may think we’re talking about trees – and in a way, we are. We’re talking about family trees! A new Scarborough Public Library Genealogy Group will be offered the fourth Monday of each month from 1:00pm to 3:00pm starting October 23, 2017. 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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  4. Teen Advisory Board Meeting
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, February 27th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • The Scarborough Public Library Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens in grades 6-10 who are interested in becoming more involved in the library. Meetings are on Tuesdays from 3pm to 4pm. Help lead/create programming; volunteer at events; organize community service projects; and influence how the library serves teens. For more information, contact Youth Services Room, 883-4723, option 3

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Wednesday, February 28th

  1. Bookworms Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, February 28th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Do you love to read...talk about books...write? Check out our teen book club and get to know other like-minded young adults! Contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 for more information.

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