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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, July 04
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Mon, September 05
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Kids Movie Matinee: Zootopia

June 29 at 3:00pm. For children in Grades 1 thru 5. Popcorn and beverages included. Register today!

Teen Movie: Cool Runnings

June 29 at 6:00pm. For teens Grades 6 and up in the fall. Register today!

Teen Journaling

July 6 at 6:00pm. For teens in Grades 6 and up. Create your own journal to track daily thoughts and activities. Journals and pens provided. Register today!

Meet & Greet with Mike Shaw

July 7 at 10:30am. Our weekly Meet and Greet is a story time and show-and-tell in one! Meet Mike Shaw and check out a BIG truck.

Minecraft Explorations Opening Day

Drop in on July 7th for our opening day of Minecraft on our library's own server!

Minecraft Programming Opening Night

Come join us for our first night of learning how to code using Minecraft. Registration required.


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. Javascript Workshop
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, June 27th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For High School students and Adults: Our partnership with the Maine State of Learning (MSOL) continues with this FREE workshop to help you achieve skills that will improve your career pathways and personal goals. Learn the basics of Javascript, a programming language that can provide dynamic interactivity on websites. We’ll start with simple features and work our way into more database-driven apps. No Session July 4.

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  2. Javascript Workshop
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, June 27th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For High School students and Adults: Our partnership with the Maine State of Learning (MSOL) continues with this FREE workshop to help you achieve skills that will improve your career pathways and personal goals. Learn the basics of Javascript, a programming language that can provide dynamic interactivity on websites. We’ll start with simple features and work our way into more database-driven apps. No Session July 4.

      Learn More

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Tomorrow

  1. Kids Movie: Zootopia
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, June 29th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • Grades 1-5
      In a city of anthropomorphic (having human characteristics) animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. Pre-registration required. Popcorn included! Call Youth Services at 883-4723 opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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  2. Teen Movie: Cool Runnings
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, June 29th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Grades 6 and up: Cool Runnings (PG/running time 98 mins.) This adventure comedy follows the true story of a Jamaican sprinter who enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team. Pre-registration required by calling Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3, or emailing kids@scarboroughlibrary.org. Popcorn and beverages included!

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Saturday, July 2nd

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, July 2nd
    • 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.

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  2. Summer Hours 10am-2pm

Sunday, July 3rd

  1. Closed

Monday, July 4th

  1. Javascript Workshop
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Monday, July 4th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For High School students and Adults: Our partnership with the Maine State of Learning (MSOL) continues with this FREE workshop to help you achieve skills that will improve your career pathways and personal goals. Learn the basics of Javascript, a programming language that can provide dynamic interactivity on websites. We’ll start with simple features and work our way into more database-driven apps. No Session July 4.

      Learn More

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Tuesday, July 5th

  1. Book Discussion Group
  2. Summer Story Time
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, July 5th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Ages birth to 3
      Taking our cue from the more casual summer schedule, we’re offering a story time for infants and toddlers that will include stories with Marilyn and “discovery stations” for some play-based fun!

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  3. Scarborough Teen Writers Group
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, July 5th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • The Scarborough Library is pleased to announce a teen summer 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 other Tuesday from 6:00-7:30pm, beginning on June 21, and will end with meetings two weeks in a row on August 16 & 23. 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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Wednesday, July 6th

  1. Teen Journaling
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, July 6th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Teen Journaling for Grades 6 and up. Imagine if there were not electronic devices. No Facebook. No Instagram. No Twitter. Inspired by graphic novel formats, writer and artist Karla Whitney will show teens how to create illustrated journals to capture moments in their lives. Journals and drawing pens will be provided. Pre-registration required by calling Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3, or emailing kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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Thursday, July 7th

  1. Meet and Greet
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, July 7th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • For Families
      Special guests from around town will read a story and share something special about what they do! (Hint: There will be some pretty cool “vehicles” involved.) Check the Summer Reading Program page on our website for a list of guests.

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  2. Minecraft Explorations
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, July 7th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • For Grades 4 and up: “Drop in” and explore Minecraft on the Library’s server. We'll have some surprises waiting for you and your friends to discover in our uniquely Scarborough Minecraft worlds. Parents of children under 10 must remain in the Library.

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  3. Minecraft Explorations
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, July 7th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • For Grades 4 and up: “Drop in” and explore Minecraft on the Library’s server. We'll have some surprises waiting for you and your friends to discover in our uniquely Scarborough Minecraft worlds. Parents of children under 10 must remain in the Library.

      Learn More

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  4. Coding With Minecraft
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, July 7th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For Grades 5 thru 8: Want to learn how to code while having fun with Minecraft? Bring your own Minecraft account or use one from us while at the Library! Pre-registration is required.

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  5. Coding With Minecraft
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, July 7th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For Grades 5 thru 8: Want to learn how to code while having fun with Minecraft? Bring your own Minecraft account or use one from us while at the Library! Pre-registration is required.

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  6. Let's Talk America
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, July 7th
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • 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. These programs are free and open to the public. For more information, contact local facilitator, Sam Kelley at cell 650-1814.

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Friday, July 8th

  1. Coding with Bots
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • End date: Friday, July 8th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • For Grades 3-5: Train Bill, Widget, Jack, and Jill (our four robots) using apps and a simple programming language from Google called Blockly. Pre-registration is required. Parents of children under 10 must remain in the Library.

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  2. Janet's Book Group
    • Start time: 11:15am
    • End date: Friday, July 8th
    • End time: 12:15pm
    • Calling all students going into grades 4 & 5! If you love reading and talking about books, then join us this summer on Fridays beginning July 8 from 11:15am to 12:15pm for Janet’s Book Group. This fun group is a great way to make new "book friends" too! What will we be reading? From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg. Loooong title; great book!To register, call the Youth Services Department 883-4723 option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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Saturday, July 9th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, July 9th
    • 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. Summer Hours 10am-2pm

 

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