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Monday and Friday
10:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday
10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday
10:00am-2:00pm
Sunday
closed thru Labor Day

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Mon, October 09
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Sat, November 11

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Crafty Tuesdays: Weaving

July 25 from 5pm to 7:30pm. Families: "Drop in" and get creative! Tonight's art theme is "Weaving."

Teen SRP: Book Talks & Trailers

July 26 at 6:00pm. For teens in Grades 6 and up. Find great books to read through fun book trailers and book talks with Connie!

Meet and Greet with Mike Thurlow

July 27 at 10:30am. Our Meet and Greet visitor will be Fire Chief, Mike Thurlow...and a fire truck!

Crash Course in Digital Library Resources

July 27 at 6:30pm. Take this "crash course" in library services and maximize the power of your library card. Register today!

Minecraft Miner Day

July 28: 1pm to 2pm for Beginners, then all levels from 2pm to 4pm. Drop In!

Morning Book Discussion - The One-in-a-Million Boy

The next meeting of the Tuesday Morning Book Discussion Group is August 1.

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Calendar

Yesterday

  1. Summer Hours 10am - 2pm
  2. Summer Reading Program
    • End date: Saturday, July 22nd
    • This year's theme invites everyone to "Build a Better World." We’re creating some fun challenges that will encourage children to explore ways they can make a difference in their homes, in the community, and in the world!

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  3. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, July 22nd
    • 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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Today

  1. Closed (Summer Only)
  2. Summer Reading Program
    • End date: Sunday, July 23rd
    • This year's theme invites everyone to "Build a Better World." We’re creating some fun challenges that will encourage children to explore ways they can make a difference in their homes, in the community, and in the world!

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Tomorrow

  1. Summer Reading Program
    • End date: Monday, July 24th
    • This year's theme invites everyone to "Build a Better World." We’re creating some fun challenges that will encourage children to explore ways they can make a difference in their homes, in the community, and in the world!

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Tuesday, July 25th

  1. Summer Reading Program
    • End date: Tuesday, July 25th
    • This year's theme invites everyone to "Build a Better World." We’re creating some fun challenges that will encourage children to explore ways they can make a difference in their homes, in the community, and in the world!

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  2. Summer Story Times
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Tuesday, July 25th
    • End time: 11:00am
    • For 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. Crafty Tuesdays: Weaving
    • Start time: 05:00pm
    • End date: Tuesday, July 25th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Tuesday Evenings, July 11 thru August 1 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM! Get creative! This fun “drop in” craft time offers family time to unplug, unwind, and explore your artistic side together! We’ll provide a different crafty theme each week - and all the materials you’ll need. Here's what we have in store for Week 3:

      Tuesday, July 25: Weaving
      Weaving is a great way to improve fine motor skills – and encourages kiddos (and adults!) to use problem solving skills to explore creative expression while creating interesting patterns. Plus, it’s just plain FUN! We'll have all the supplies needed to get started!

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Wednesday, July 26th

  1. Summer Reading Program
    • End date: Wednesday, July 26th
    • This year's theme invites everyone to "Build a Better World." We’re creating some fun challenges that will encourage children to explore ways they can make a difference in their homes, in the community, and in the world!

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  2. Teens: Book Talks & Trailers
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, July 26th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • For Grades 6 and up. What are book talks and online book trailers, and how are they used to help teens find great books to read? Find out as Connie uncovers great reads by demonstrating and exploring these two great techniques! Pre-registration required starting June 12. Call Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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Thursday, July 27th

  1. Summer Reading Program
    • End date: Thursday, July 27th
    • This year's theme invites everyone to "Build a Better World." We’re creating some fun challenges that will encourage children to explore ways they can make a difference in their homes, in the community, and in the world!

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Meet and Greet: Mike Thurlow
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, July 27th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Let's see who's joining us for our 5th Meet and Greet story time. We think you might recognize him! Today's visitor will be Mike Thurlow, Fire Chief for the Town of Scarborough. What will he be bringing along? A fire truck for kiddos to explore!

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  3. Crash Course in Online Library Services
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Thursday, July 27th
    • End time: 08:00pm
    • There’s lots of learning power behind your library card! We will be offering this “crash course” on a monthly basis to help new cardholders (and longstanding cardholders) maximize available services! Learn tips on searching the catalog, downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks, and exploring our online self-guided learning platforms. We’ll also share free resources available to you through the Maine State Library and Portland Public Library.

      Computers will be available or bring your laptop or mobile device. Space is limited. For more information or to register, please call 883-4723 option 4 or email askSPL@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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Friday, July 28th

  1. Summer Reading Program
    • End date: Friday, July 28th
    • This year's theme invites everyone to "Build a Better World." We’re creating some fun challenges that will encourage children to explore ways they can make a difference in their homes, in the community, and in the world!

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. R.E.A.D. Therapy Dogs
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Friday, July 28th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Many of you know Gracie—a special therapy dog who has visited us many times with her owner, Pat Touri. She will be joined by Emmie and her owner Mindy Beller to offer children who are reluctant readers with a powerful way to improve their reading skills: reading to the dogs in a private, cozy nook we’ll be creating just for them. To register your child for a 15 minute session, call 883-4723 opt. 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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  3. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Friday, July 28th
    • 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.     

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  4. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Friday, July 28th
    • 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.     

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Saturday, July 29th

  1. Summer Hours 10am - 2pm
  2. Summer Reading Program
    • End date: Saturday, July 29th
    • This year's theme invites everyone to "Build a Better World." We’re creating some fun challenges that will encourage children to explore ways they can make a difference in their homes, in the community, and in the world!

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  3. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, July 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

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Sunday, July 30th

  1. Closed (Summer Only)
  2. Summer Reading Program
    • End date: Sunday, July 30th
    • This year's theme invites everyone to "Build a Better World." We’re creating some fun challenges that will encourage children to explore ways they can make a difference in their homes, in the community, and in the world!

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Monday, July 31st

  1. Summer Reading Program
    • End date: Monday, July 31st
    • This year's theme invites everyone to "Build a Better World." We’re creating some fun challenges that will encourage children to explore ways they can make a difference in their homes, in the community, and in the world!

    • View this event in Google Calendar

 

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