All Upcoming Adult Events

Friend Fest at 21 Taps

Library Friend Fest, 21 Taps, Friends of Scarborough Library Maine

Join the Friend Fest at 21 Taps, 185 US Route 1, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. 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 [at]


Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 5:00pm

October Books On Tap

Books on Tap October Selection

The selection for the October 21 Books on Tap will be Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. Please note that we'll be starting 30 minutes earlier in order to overlap less with the live Irish music (stay after to enjoy!). Please arrive at O'Reilly's between 5:00 and 5:30 and we'll start our discussion right at 5:30 and wrap up at 6:30.


Monday, October 21, 2019 - 5:30pm

Library Genealogy Group

genealogy group, ancestry, research help

Note the NEW TIME from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. 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, October 28, 2019 - 1:30pm

Local Author Showcase

Local Author Showcase, Kathy Billings, Andrew Downs, Sean Page, Lois Stailing

Read Local! The Library’s Local Author Showcase series returns, featuring published authors from Scarborough and neighboring communities. Each guest author will talk about his or her work, then the audience will be invited to ask questions. Books will also be available for purchase and signing. The event is free to attend and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Featured authors will be:


Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 6:30pm

Monday Movie Matinee - They Shall Not Grow Old

Movie They Shall Not Grow Old

Marking the centenary of the First World War, internationally renowned director Peter Jackson (The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogies) uses the voices of the veterans combined with original archival footage to bring to life the reality of war on the front line for a whole new generation. Footage has been colorized and transformed with modern production techniques to present never-before-seen detail. Rated R; 99 minutes.


Monday, November 4, 2019 - 1:30pm

Friends of the Scarborough Library Emerson Lecture - Shipwrecks & Salvage

Shipwrecks & Salvage program

Last September the Friends of Scarborough Library received a generous bequest from Fred Emerson - an engineer, businessman, entrepreneur, and Library Friend. In honor of his generosity and belief in lifelong learning, the Friends Board has used a portion of the bequest to create The Emerson Lectures, a series that will explore innovative ideas in business, science, technology, and engineering.


Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 6:30pm

Monthly Drop-In Sketching Group

Drop In Sketching Group, Monthly, 2nd Friday

Our next gathering will be November 8.  This event is an Adult Programming series. Find your creative side! Noodling. Doodling. Dabbling. If a program description includes these words, you can be sure it will be relaxed and fun. Basic supplies provided, or bring your own sketch pad and pens/pencils. We'll be joined by retired illustrator, Michael Brown. This event is free to attend.


Friday, November 8, 2019 - 10:00am