All Upcoming Library Events

New! Library Genealogy Group

genealogy group, ancestry, research help

Join us for our monthly Scarborough Public Library Genealogy Group, offered the fourth Monday of each month from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Whether you are just starting to explore your heritage or well into the process, this “drop in” gathering will introduce you to vetted resources for ancestral research. Don Taylor will be the group's facilitator, bringing a wealth of experience in Internet research and genetic genealogy.


Monday, November 27, 2017 - 1:00pm

Crash Course in Digital Library Resources

Tech Crash Course in Library Service

 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.


Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 6:30pm

Monday Movie Matinee: Maudie

Mauide Movie Poster

Maud (Sally Hawkins) is a bright-eyed, intelligent woman living in Nova Scotia. Hunched with crippled hands from arthritis she yearns for independence from her overly protective family. She answers an advertisement for a housekeeper placed by bachelor Everett (Ethan Hawke). She is a terrible housekeeper and spends most of her time painting. But over time, she wins Everett's heart and he supports and encourages her as she blossoms into a famous folk artist. Rated PG-13; 115 minutes.


Monday, December 4, 2017 - 1:30pm

Jim Neuger: Europe on the Edge

Jim Neuger, Camden Conference, Europe on the Edge

Europe will be our focus as our Camden Conference series continues with the presentation, Europe on the Edge, presented by Jim Neuger. The topic will look at the succession of crises that Europe has gone through - the near-collapse of the euro, Russia's use of military force to redraw borders, mass influx of refugees, the daily threat of terrorism, Britain's decision to quit the European Union, the rise of populist political parties - and speculate about the future.


Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 6:30pm

Colin Woodard: Journalism in the Age of Trump

Colin Woodard, Camden Conference, Journalism in the Age of Trump

The final program in our Camden Conference series will explore the changing role of the press during the current presidential administration. In a world of “alternate facts” and “fake news,” how is the Fourth Estate moving forward with its obligation to report factually—and how is it being perceived by the public. Colin is an award-winning author and journalist.


Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
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