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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, May 29
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Tue, July 04
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Monday Movie Matinee - La La Land

Oscar nominated film to be shown Monday, May 1 at 1:30. Encore presentation Monday, May 8 at 1:30.

Morning Book Discussion - Women Who Made a Difference

The next meeting of the Morning Book Discussion Group is May 2.

Lunch 'N Learn: Rich Brooks

May 2 from Noon to 1pm. Small Business Week Lunch 'N Learn with business marketing expert, Rich Brooks.

May 2 Pajamarama

May 2 at 6:30pm. Wear your PJ's for this fun evening of stories and crafts with a "grandmother" theme! Invite your own grandmother to join you if you'd like!

Lunch 'N Learn: Risk & Business Continuity

May 4 from Noon to 1pm. Small Business Week Lunch 'N Learn addresses risk reduction and business continuity - presented by Mike Thurlow and Jim Butler.

Star Wars Event

May 4 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. For Grades 4 thru 8. Star Wars themed games, crafts, and more! Register by May 3.

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Calendar

Saturday, April 29th

  1. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, April 29th
    • 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, April 29th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Every Saturday: Family Story Time
      11:00am in the Youth Room
      All Ages

      Work all week? This story time is a great way to spend quality time together as a family! Janet will be joined by Brenda for a mix of stories and song.

      Learn More

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  3. Magic Show
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Saturday, April 29th
    • End time: 02:00pm
    • Creative Magic Experience with Jay Fraser
      Now you see it...now you don’t! Join the Friends of the Scarborough Library for this fun family show presented by skilled magician, Jay Fraser. His slight of hand and tricks of the eye will leave everyone wondering, “How’d he do that?” This program is free to attend; no tickets required!

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Yesterday

  1. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, April 30th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • 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, April 30th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • 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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Today

  1. Movie Matinee
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Monday, May 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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  2. Coloring Group
    • Start time: 02:30pm
    • End date: Monday, May 1st
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • Color your stress away! We’ve partnered with the Scarborough Community Services’ 55 Plus program to offer a multi-generational coloring group for adults and youth. Supplies will be provided, but you can bring your own materials as well.

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Tomorrow

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, May 2nd
    • 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. Book Discussion Group
  3. Toddler Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, May 2nd
    • 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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  4. Lunch 'N Learn: Rich Brooks
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, May 2nd
    • End time: 01:00pm
    • This special event celebrates National Small Business Week (April 30 thru May 6). Learn how your marketing and social media strategies can maximize your business reach. Rich Brooks, President of flyte new media, is a nationally recognized speaker on entrepreneurship, digital marketing, and social media—and founder of The Agents of Change, an annual conference and weekly podcast that focuses on search, social, and mobile marketing. Rich is also the author of The Lead Machine: The Small Business Guide to Digital Marketing. Bring your lunch - beverages and dessert will be provided. Register to attend. SBW events are sponsored by SEDCO, Scarborough Community Chamber, Buy Local Scarborough, and our Library.

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  5. Teen Advisory Board Meeting
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, May 2nd
    • 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.

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  6. Pajamarama
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, May 2nd
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Pajamas in the library? Absolutely! Children ages 4 and up are invited to wear their coziest pajamas and bring their favorite thing to cuddle for this special story time filled with books and crafts, presented by Janet Follis. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required.

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Wednesday, May 3rd

  1. Bookworms Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, May 3rd
    • 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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Thursday, May 4th

  1. Lunch 'N Learn: Risk & Business Continuity
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, May 4th
    • End time: 01:00pm
    • Scarborough Fire Chief Mike Thurlow and Fire Prevention Captain & Commercial Code Inspector Jim Butler will present an overview of the fire department’s new focus on proactive fire prevention and community risk reduction and touch on lessons learned from the 2014 Scarborough Commons fire in terms of business continuity planning. Bring your lunch - beverages and dessert will be provided. Register to attend. SBW events are sponsored by SEDCO, Scarborough Community Chamber, Buy Local Scarborough, and our Library.

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  2. Star Wars Event
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, May 4th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • In a Library far, far away (it’s really our Library) members of the Jedi Order (also known as our Teen Advisory Board) planned a special mission (a fun Star Wars themed event) for future members of the Jedi Order (kiddos in Grades 4 thru 8). Alright...back to our galaxy! Our TAB team have a fun afternoon of activities in store—including origami Yoda, decorate your own alien, battle of the Star Wars characters, Kahoot, and more!

      Register to attend by Wednesday, May 3 by emailing kids@scarboroughlibrary.org or calling the Youth Room at 883-4723 option 3. It’s free to attend and refreshments will also be included!

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  3. Star Wars Event
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, May 4th
    • End time: 05:00pm
    • In a Library far, far away (it’s really our Library) members of the Jedi Order (also known as our Teen Advisory Board) planned a special mission (a fun Star Wars themed event) for future members of the Jedi Order (kiddos in Grades 4 thru 8). Alright...back to our galaxy! Our TAB team have a fun afternoon of activities in store—including origami Yoda, decorate your own alien, battle of the Star Wars characters, Kahoot, and more!

      Register to attend by Wednesday, May 3 by emailing kids@scarboroughlibrary.org or calling the Youth Room at 883-4723 option 3. It’s free to attend and refreshments will also be included!

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  4. Let's Talk America
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, May 4th
    • 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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Saturday, May 6th

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

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Saturday Story Time
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • End date: Saturday, May 6th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Every Saturday: Family Story Time
      11:00am in the Youth Room
      All Ages

      Work all week? This story time is a great way to spend quality time together as a family! Janet will be joined by Brenda for a mix of stories and song.

      Learn More

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Monday, May 8th

  1. Coloring Group
    • Start time: 02:30pm
    • End date: Monday, May 8th
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • Color your stress away! We’ve partnered with the Scarborough Community Services’ 55 Plus program to offer a multi-generational coloring group for adults and youth. Supplies will be provided, but you can bring your own materials as well.

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Tuesday, May 9th

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, May 9th
    • 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

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Toddler Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, May 9th
    • 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

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  3. Teen Advisory Board Meeting
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, May 9th
    • 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.

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  4. Scarborough Writers Workshop
    • Start time: 04:45pm
    • End date: Tuesday, May 9th
    • End time: 06:45pm
    • This monthly workshop offered in partnership with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM) now combines more time for creative writing with the opportunity to discuss your work in a welcoming atmosphere. Arrive any time after 4:45 pm for open writing using writing prompts, or work on a piece of your own. Discussion will follow from 6:45 pm to 7:45 pm. Visit our website listing for information on how to participate.

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  5. Laura Young: Why do we give?
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, May 9th
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • Please join us for this special evening with Laura Young, Vice President of Philanthropy for Maine Community Foundation. Why Do We Give? Laura will explore our motivations for giving back, our history of civic engagement in this country, and our need to belong and feel connected today in our changing world. To attend, please RSVP by May 4, 2017 by phone at 207.396.6279, or by email to cshinay@scarboroughlibrary.org. This event is free to attend; refreshments will be served.

      Laura Young serves as Vice President of Philanthropy for the Maine Community Foundation overseeing statewide advancement, marketing and communications, and works directly with donors to help them pursue their philanthropic goals. Prior to joining the Maine Community Foundation, Laura worked as Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Philanthropic Initiatives at Demont & Associates, a Portland firm providing philanthropic counsel and related services to not-for-profit organizations.

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Wednesday, May 10th

  1. Bookworms Teen Book Club
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, May 10th
    • 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

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Book Discussion Group
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Wednesday, May 10th
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • The Library's evening book discussion group meets in the Conference Room on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm.

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