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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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Mon, September 07
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Scarborough Community Newspapers Digital Archives

Welcome

Welcome to the Scarborough Public Library's new website!

Death in Shorts: Mystery Author Panel

Meet Rogue Wave anthology authors!

Still Alice

Join us for Julianne Moore's Oscar winning performance in Still Alice.

Let's Talk America! June Topic

Racism in America: Talk about this issue straight from current headlines!

Teen Lock-Down

Teens: Kick off a summer of fun @ the Library!

Performance by Double or Nothing!

Bring the family to our Summer Reading Program kick-off at Wentworth School!

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Stop in and pick up your free copy of the latest issue of BookPage. This popular service is provided by the Friends of Scarborough Library. The new issue arrives the first of every month. Get your copy while they last!

Calendar

Yesterday

  1. Your Government, Your Neighborhood
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • End date: Wednesday, May 27th
    • End time: 01:00pm
    • Senator Angus King created the initiative Your Government, Your Neighborhood to get members of his staff out of the office and into communities. These informal “drop in” sessions offer constituents the opportunity to share concerns and learn more about the Senator’s efforts to help Maine residents. Stop by and lend your voice to the conversation! For more information about these events, call 1-800-432-1599.

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  2. Bookworms Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, May 27th
    • 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!

      LEARN MORE

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  3. Estate Planning 101
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, May 27th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Estate Planning 101: Edward F. Saxby, Jr., Esq.
      Co-sponsored by Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution

      Are your estate planning documents in order? Do you even have a plan in place? This free seminar will help you secure your future—and ensure that your wishes are clear.

      Attorney Edward Saxby will facilitate the seminar. Mr. Saxby currently practices with South Portland Elder Law, LLC. He has 20 years of experience as an Elder Law attorney and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Lawyers, and a member of the Maine Bar since 1984. His presentation will include:

      • Assets that are included when probating estates • Wills & Trusts
      • Estate Planning • Powers of Attorney • Advance Directives
      • Property ownership in deeds...and more!

      This event is free to attend. Seating is limited. Registration is required by contacting Melanie Lee at (207) 602-7602 or leem@sbsavings.com.

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Saturday, May 30th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, May 30th
    • 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, May 31st

  1. Death in Shorts
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, May 31st
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Are you a fan of mystery novels? Join us for this “Death in Shorts” mystery short story event, featuring authors whose stories appear in Level Best Books’ twelfth anthology, Best New England Crime Stories 2015: Rogue Wave. Panelists will include:

      Marissa Guibord (local author and Scarborough resident!)
      Dale T. Phillips
      Barbara Ross (moderator)
      Karla M. Whitney

      This event is free to attend and open to the public.

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Monday, June 1st

  1. Movie Matinee
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Monday, June 1st
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Monday Movie Matinee
      First Monday of Each Month

      Join us for a FREE viewing of contemporary and classic movies - from recent theater releases to old favorites. Check the homepage of our website for the monthly selection at www.scarboroughlibrary.org. This event is open to the public.

      Learn More

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Tuesday, June 2nd

  1. Book Discussion Group

Thursday, June 4th

  1. Let's Talk America!
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Thursday, June 4th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Let's Talk America!
      Every First Thursday of the Month

      Let's Talk America! forums are happening all around the country, bringing people together for inclusive, respectful dialogue about issues facing our communities, our state, and our nation. Come share your views—and consider new insights. This program is free and open to the public. Check our website homepage a week prior for the monthly topic. For more information, contact local facilitator, Sam Kelley at cell 650-1814.

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Friday, June 5th

  1. Teen Lock Down
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Friday, June 5th
    • End time: 08:30pm
    • TEEN “LOCK DOWN” NIGHT @ THE LIBRARY
      FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2015 6:00 TO 8:30 PM
      (For students going into 6th through 8th Grade in the fall)

      Our Teen Advisory Board (TAB) has planned a “Super Hero Training Camp” theme for this this year’s Teen Summer Reading Program kick-off. Play a super hero trivia game.
      Design your inner super hero. Dressing in a super hero theme is also optional. Have fun singing Karaoke or play in a Wii tournament—there will be something for everyone, including snacks!

      Arrive by 6:30 PM, then the doors will lock and the fun will begin.
      To register, call the Youth Room at 883-4723 option 3 by June 3rd.
      Minimum of 25 must be registered.

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Saturday, June 6th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, June 6th
    • 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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