Welcome to Teen Services!

Upcoming Events

Minecraft Miner Day
July 28: 1pm to 2pm for Beginners, then all levels from 2pm to 4pm. Drop In!
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Teen SRP: Journaling with Karla Whitney
June 28 at 6:00pm. For teens in Grades 6 and up. Create your own journal to track daily thoughts and activities. Journals and pens provided. Register today!
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Teen SRP: The Bee Movie
July 5 at 6pm. Grades 6 and Up. Join other teens for this zany animated film with celebrity voice talent including Jerry Seinfeld.
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Teen SRP: Create a Video Part 1
July 12 at 6:00pm. For teens in Grades 6 and up. Make a video Part 1: Tonight we'll create the script and storyboard.
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Teen SRP: Create a Video Part 2
July 19 at 6:00pm. For teens in Grades 6 and up. Tonight, we'll film the video based on the storyboard and script created in Part 1!
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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!
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Teen SRP: Finale!
August 2 at 6:00pm. For teens Grade 6 and up. Celebrate a great summer of reading and see the final video YOU created! Turn in Reading Logs by July 29 to attend.
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Active Programs

Bookworms Teen Book Club

Do you love to read...talk about books...write? If so, check out our teen book club, Bookworms! We meet every Wednesday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm.


TAB LogoTAB Sponsored Events

Our TAB group meets every Tuesday from 3:00pm to 4:00pm. Members organize fun teen events at the library and help with other volunteer efforts too!


Teen Summer Reading Program 2017 Build a Better WorldTeen Summer Reading

Teens Grades 6 and Up: Avoid the summer slide! Register for the Summer Reading Program starting June 12!


Scarborough Teen Writers Group LogoScarborough Teen Writers Group

Join this welcoming writng group for students in grades 6 to 12 the 4th Monday of every month from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. Aspiring and experienced writers are welcome!


Minecraft Discover logoMinecraft @ The Library

Explore the library's own dedicated Minecraft server during our monthly Minecraft Miner Days.


Learn to Code with Minecraft logoMinecraft Coding

Learn a little coding while playing with Minecraft.


Calendar

Wednesday, June 28th

  1. Teens: Illustrated Journaling
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Teen Journaling for Grades 6 and up. Inspired by graphic novel formats, Karla will show teens how to create illustrated journals to capture moments in their lives. Journals and drawing pens will be provided. Pre-registration required starting June 12. Call Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

Wednesday, July 5th

  1. Teen Movie: The Bee Movie
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Movie Night: Grades 6 and up. Honey just got funny! In this animated movie, Barry B. Benson, a bee who just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey and decides to sue the human race - upheaving nature! Jerry Seinfeld provides the voice talent for Barry and is joined by other well-known stars. Popcorn and beverages provided!

Thursday, July 6th

  1. Summer Teen Writers Group
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Great news! Our teen writing group, offered in collaboration with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM), will continue to meet over the summer. The group will meet on the following Thursdays: July 6, 20 and August 3, 17 from 6:00pm to 7:45pm. This supportive gathering gives teens the opportunity to get feedback on their work and comment on others’ writing. Check the "Scarborough Teen Writing Group" listing on our Teen Page for registration details.

Wednesday, July 12th

  1. Teens: Creating a Video Part 1
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • For teens Grades 6 and up. Start the planning process of creating a video on a book or library related theme. The group will decide what the video will be about, create a story board, develop a script, and decide on props and costumes. Pre-registration required starting June 12. Call Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

Wednesday, July 19th

  1. Teens: Creating a Video Part 2
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Tonight, the group will execute their vision as they film the video using the story board and script created in Part 1. The edited video will be “screened” at the Finale Party on August 2. Pre-registration required starting June 12. Call Youth Services at 883-4723 option 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

Thursday, July 20th

  1. Summer Teen Writers Group
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Great news! Our teen writing group, offered in collaboration with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM), will continue to meet over the summer. The group will meet on the following Thursdays: July 6, 20 and August 3, 17 from 6:00pm to 7:45pm. This supportive gathering gives teens the opportunity to get feedback on their work and comment on others’ writing. Check the "Scarborough Teen Writing Group" listing on our Teen Page for registration details.

Wednesday, July 26th

  1. Teens: Book Talks & Trailers
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • 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

Wednesday, August 2nd

  1. Teen SRP Finale!
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Join us for our "Picture This" fianle party! Celebrate a great summer of reading, make your own ice cream sundaes, and view the edited video YOU created! All who complete the reading program will receive free books and a chance to win fun prizes. Reading logs must be turned in by July 29 to attend.

Thursday, August 3rd

  1. Summer Teen Writers Group
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Great news! Our teen writing group, offered in collaboration with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM), will continue to meet over the summer. The group will meet on the following Thursdays: July 6, 20 and August 3, 17 from 6:00pm to 7:45pm. This supportive gathering gives teens the opportunity to get feedback on their work and comment on others’ writing. Check the "Scarborough Teen Writing Group" listing on our Teen Page for registration details.

Thursday, August 17th

  1. Summer Teen Writers Group
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Teens
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Great news! Our teen writing group, offered in collaboration with Portland Writers Group Maine (PWGM), will continue to meet over the summer. The group will meet on the following Thursdays: July 6, 20 and August 3, 17 from 6:00pm to 7:45pm. This supportive gathering gives teens the opportunity to get feedback on their work and comment on others’ writing. Check the "Scarborough Teen Writing Group" listing on our Teen Page for registration details.