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Living Well With Chronic Pain

SMAA, Chronic Pain, Workshop

Note! The May 24 workshop has been cancelled. Next session will be May 31. The Library will serve as the location for this six-part workshop being offered by Southern Maine Agency on Aging (SMAA). Are you or someone you love dealing with chronic pain due to a condition? Is it leaving you exhausted, frustrated, or sad? Trained facilitators associated with SMAA will present techniques to help you cope with your pain.

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Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 9:00am

Minecraft Miner Day

Minecraft Miner Day

Offered every 4th Sunday of the month! 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!

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Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 1:00pm

Monday Movie Matinee - The Greatest Showman

This original musical brings to life the story of P.T. Barnum and his creation of "the greatest show on earth". Rising from nothing, P.T. sets out to make a better life for his family. His creativity and drive take him on an fantastic journey beyond what he or anyone else could have imagined. In the end he creates a magical experience that will be enjoyed and celebrated by generations to come.

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Monday, June 4, 2018 - 1:30pm

Morning Book Discussion - The Hello Girls

Hello Girls book cover

This is the story of how America's first women soldiers helped win World War I, earned the vote, and fought the U.S. Army. In 1918, the U.S. Army Signal Corps sent 223 women to France. The army discharged the last Hello Girls in 1920, the same year Congress ratified the Nineteenth Amendment granting the ballot. When the operators sailed home, the army unexpectedly dismissed them without veterans' benefits.

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 10:00am

Teen Lock In

Teen Lock In, Crime Theme, TAB, Scarborough Public Library

Middle School students entering Grades 6 through 8 in the fall: Take over the Library for a fun night of “Ancient Civilization” activities. Escape a Minotaur in our book stack Labyrinth; test your knowledge of Norse Mythology; make Roman catapults and Chinese lanterns; play Ancient Civilizations Jeopardy - and not so Ancient Xbox...and more. Doors will open at 6:00 pm, then we’ll “lock in” everyone at 6:30 pm for two hours of games and special activities! Pick up is at 8:30 pm.

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Friday, June 15, 2018 - 6:00pm

Morning Book Discussion - Life in a Jar

Life in a Jar book cover

During World War II, Irena Sendler, a Polish Catholic social worker, organized a rescue network of fellow social workers to save 2,500 Jewish children from certain death in the Warsaw ghetto. Incredibly, after the war her heroism, like that of many others, was suppressed by communist Poland and remained virtually unknown for 60 years. Then, a group of Kansas teenagers turned it into a history project and  play called Life in a Jar.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 10:00am
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