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DIG INTO READING! @ THE LIBRARY! SIGN UP STARTS JUNE 9TH
The Scarborough Public Library offers "family friendly" Summer Reading Programs filled with fun activities and special events...made possible through our generous sponsors, the Friends of the Scarborough Library.
For more information visit the Youth web page.
TEENS: START READING "BENEATH THE SURFACE" REGISTRATION STARTS JUNE 9, 2013
The theme for this year's Teen Summer Reading Program invites students entering grades 6, 7, and 8 to go "Beneath the Surface" and explore books, blogs, poetry, and more. For more information visit the Teen web page.
News From the Friends of the Library
For Details Visit the Friends web site at http://www.scarboroughcrossroads.org/libraryfriends
Thousands of books have been sorted and packed for the Friends Annual Book Sale June 21-23, 2013. Proceeds from the Book Sale provide vital support to the Library's programs for youth and for library books and eBooks.
The Book Sale opens to the public on June 21 at 10 a.m. Thousands of gently used books will be on sale in a broad range of fiction and non-fiction categories. The book sale is always a wonderful opportunity to stock up on summer reading at low, low prices. Don't forget, Sunday, June 23 is Bargain Day: the Friends provide the bag, you fill it with books. On Sunday this year, there will be a $3 per plastic grocery bag or $5 for a larger tote special sale. Book sale details can also be found on the Friends website.
First Monday of the Month at 1:30 p.m.
Monday, July 1, 2013
This animated film follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric Witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to harness all of her skills and resources to undo a beastly curse before it's too late, discovering the meaning of true bravery. Voices by: Emma Thompson, Kelly Macdonald, Kevin McKidd Walt Disney Pictures/Pixar Animation; Directed by Mark Andrews Rated PG; 100 minutes. The event is free...light refreshments will be served.
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Book Discussion Group
First Tuesday of the month 10 a.m.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova
Kostova's masterful novel travels from American cities to the coast of Normandy, from the late 19th century to the late 20th, from young love to last love, to create a story of obsession, history's losses, and the power of art to preserve human hope.
For more information about this welcoming book group call 883-4723 option 4. Book Group Reading list.
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Let’s Talk America
First Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 2
""Has the US Govt gone too far into the privacy of it's citizens - considering the recent IRS accusations and the monitoring of our phone calls and e-mails? "
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.
For more information, contact local facilitator, Sam Kelley at 883-5181 or cell 650-1814.
Next closing: Thursday, July 4th, independence Day. Returns may be placed in the book drop. They will be processed on the next business day.
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Children’s Weekly Programs Programs for children and families, including storytimes and special events appear on our Youth Services pages.
Follow this link for information about student After School Use of the Library for parents and guardians.
To register for youth programs e-mail the Youth Services Staff email@example.com or phone 883-4723 extension 6278.
Check for program cancellations at 396-6288
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. Get your copy while they last, starting Feb 1st.
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Did you know? Your library card expires on an annual basis so that we can verify your address, phone number, and e-mail address.
Having an inactive card will temporarily restrict some of the online services you currently enjoy, like renewing a book, borrowing an eBook or eReader, or requesting a book from another library. If you've given us your e-mail address, we'll e-mail you when your card is about to expire. If another family member uses your e-mail, the email you receive may be related to their card(s) as well. Better check!
Did you know? With your library card, you can borrow selected Museum and Park passes for 1 day. Learn more>>>
Wireless Access Did you know that the library offers wireless Internet access—free to the community—from various locations in and around the library? Find details--HERE