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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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Indigenous People Day
Mon, October 14
Veterans Day
Mon, November 11
Thanksgiving Day
Thu, November 28

 

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Friend Fest at 21 Taps

Thursday, October 17 from 5-7pm at 21 Taps. Join the Friend Fest and meet members of the Library Friends.

Mother Goose Story Time

Every Tuesday at 10:30am for birth to age 3 with an adult. Jaclyn will offer stories, songs, rhymes, and movement for our littlest library visitors.

October Books On Tap

October 21 at 5:30 at O'Reilly's Cure on Rt 1. Arrive between 5:00pm and 5:30pm. Discussion begins at 5:30pm. Book selection: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

October French Group

October 15 at 6:30pm. Practice your French speaking skills in a welcoming group setting.

Teen Lock In

October 25 from 6-8:30pm. Teens in Grades 6 thru 8: Take over the Library for a night of Spooktacular themed activities! Registration required.

Teen Writers Group

October 21 from 3:00pm - 4:30pm. Click on "Learn More" to get all the details about the new format for this teen writers group for high schoolers!

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Today

  1. CLOSED - INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY

Tomorrow

  1. Mother Goose Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, October 15th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Join Jaclyn in this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

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  2. Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, October 15th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Our TAB group meets every Tuesday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Members organize fun teen events at the library and help with other volunteer efforts too! For more information about joining, contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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  3. Friend Fest @ 21 Taps
    • Start time: 05:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, October 15th
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • This is a special social event for current members and those interested in becoming a Friend of the Library. Come learn about the Friends, meet some new people, play some games, grab a beer and a bite. Some appetizers will be provided by the Friends. Membership signup available that night. RSVP at membership@scarboroughlibraryfriends.org

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  4. French Conversation Group
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, October 15th
    • 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, October 16th

  1. Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, October 16th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • If you are in Grades 6 and up and like reading books, talking about books, writing about books, illustrating book themes, and creating fun skits, this book club is for you! For more information, contact Youth Services at 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Thursday, October 17th

  1. Family Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, October 17th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah for a half hour of stories, songs, and fingerplays. No registration required.

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  2. Girls Who Code
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Thursday, October 17th
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • We're excited to be partnering once again with Rachel McDonnell, Alayna Hebert, and Chrystine Muncherian to host another Girls Who Code Club at the Library on Thursdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm starting September 12 and ending December 19. Girls Who Code Clubs are free after-school programs for girls (in this case, Grades 6-8) to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models to use computer science to change the world. The curriculum focuses on a Girls Who Code Project where girls work in teams to solve a real world problem they care about through code. To participate, send an email to gwcscarborough@gmail.com, and Rachel, Alayna, or Chrystine will provide information on how to register through the Girls Who Code platform.

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  3. Library Trustees

Saturday, October 19th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, October 19th
    • 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, October 19th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Join Sarah for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

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Monday, October 21st

  1. Teen Writers Group
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Monday, October 21st
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • The Scarborough Teen Writers Group (STWG) for grades 9-12 is offered in collaboration with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM). Gatherings are held the third Monday of the month from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm in October, November, December, March, and May, and the second Monday in April. Each gathering will introduce different ways to inspire your work—from prompts and storyboards, to online tools like Twine, an online tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.

      To register, email Renee at writerwrenee@gmail.com, or you can email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org or call the Library at 883-4723 option 3.

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  2. Books on Tap @ O'Reilly's Cure
    • Start time: 05:30pm
    • End date: Monday, October 21st
    • End time: 07:00pm
    • NOTE TIME CHANGE. Books. Bites. Brews. What a great combination! We’ve partnered with O’Reilly’s Cure here in Scarborough to offer a new book group—Books on Tap—moderated by Tom Corbett, our Systems Librarian (and beer enthusiast). Here’s how it works: Arrive between 5:00 pm and 5:30 pm and settle into the lounge area; purchase bites and beverages from O’Reilly’s menu; then share good conversation about the book selected for the month from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Visit our website at http://www.scarboroughlibrary.org/adults/events/series/books-tap-reading-group

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Tuesday, October 22nd

  1. Mother Goose Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, October 22nd
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Join Jaclyn in this program that is filled with nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. Ages birth to 3 years with an adult.

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, October 22nd
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Our TAB group meets every Tuesday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Members organize fun teen events at the library and help with other volunteer efforts too! For more information about joining, contact Youth Services, 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Wednesday, October 23rd

  1. Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, October 23rd
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • If you are in Grades 6 and up and like reading books, talking about books, writing about books, illustrating book themes, and creating fun skits, this book club is for you! For more information, contact Youth Services at 883-4723, option 3 or email: kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Thursday, October 24th

  1. Family Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, October 24th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah for a half hour of stories, songs, and fingerplays. No registration required.

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Girls Who Code
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Thursday, October 24th
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • We're excited to be partnering once again with Rachel McDonnell, Alayna Hebert, and Chrystine Muncherian to host another Girls Who Code Club at the Library on Thursdays from 3:30pm to 4:30pm starting September 12 and ending December 19. Girls Who Code Clubs are free after-school programs for girls (in this case, Grades 6-8) to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models to use computer science to change the world. The curriculum focuses on a Girls Who Code Project where girls work in teams to solve a real world problem they care about through code. To participate, send an email to gwcscarborough@gmail.com, and Rachel, Alayna, or Chrystine will provide information on how to register through the Girls Who Code platform.

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Friday, October 25th

  1. Spooktacular Lock In
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Friday, October 25th
    • End time: 08:30pm
    • Teen in Grades 6 thru 8: Take over the Library for a night of “Spooktacular” themed activities planned by the Library's Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Doors will open at 6:00 pm, then we’ll “lock in” everyone at 6:30 pm for two hours of games and fun activities! Pick up is at 8:30 pm. Haunted stacks, arcade-style games, fortune telling, crafts, snacks...and more are in the works! Pre-Register by 5:00 pm October 23. Minimum of 25 must be registered. Call Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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