Welcome to Youth Services!

Stop in and investigate all the Library has to offer for all ages and interests. We have books (print and ebooks), magazines, movies, and more. Looking for something to do? Attend one of our programs, from preschool story time to Minecraft Miner Day, we have it all. Need a book recommendation? Our trained staff excels at matching books with your child's ability and interest.

Upcoming Events

Minecraft Miner DayMinecraft Miner Day
Sept. 24th: 1pm to 2pm for Beginners, then all levels from 2pm to 4pm. Drop In!

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Dash & Dot, Wonder League Robotics, Info NightInfo Night: Wonder League Robotics
September 25 at 6:00pm. Parents and kiddos ages 6 to 12: Learn more about our Dash & Dot Wonder League Competition!

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Parent & Child, Workshop, Family Place LibrariesOctober Parent & Child Workshop
Tuesday, October 17 from 9:30am to 11am. Enjoy play-based "exploration stations" with your wee ones. Our guest, Our guest, Chelsea Beliveau, will share yoga practices for parents and wee ones.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 9:30am
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Active Programs

Minecraft Discover logoMinecraft @ The Library

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


Saturday Story Time logoSaturday Story Time

Saturday Story Times resume September 16, 2017! Story time comes to the weekend!  Join Brenda on Saturdays at 11am for stories and music.


Toddler Time LogoToddler Time

Toddler Time resumes Tuesday, September 12, 2017! Our weekly story time for toddlers is offered Tuesdays at 10:30am. Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement for ages 18 months and up 


Baby Lapsit LogoBaby Lapsit

Baby Lapsit resumes Tuesday, September 12, 2017! Our weekly story time for the library's "wee ones" is offered Tuesdays at 9:30am. Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, and finger play for children up to 18 months.


Youth Calendar

Today

  1. Saturday Story Time with Sarah and Brenda
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah & Brenda for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

Tomorrow

  1. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • 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.     

Monday, September 25th

  1. Wonder League Info Night
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • Info Night: Wonder League Robotics Competition
      For Parents and Children ages 6 to 12
      Monday, September 25, 2017 at 6:00 pm

      Join Tom Corbett, our Systems Librarian, to learn more about this real-world coding challenge using our Dash & Dot robots. Teams will participate in three rounds of missions to become eligible for a Wonder Workshop Invitational Round in Spring 2018. Come join in the fun! Can't make the event but interested in more info? Email Tom at tcorbett@scarboroughlibrary.org

Tuesday, September 26th

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Baby Lapsit - Meeting Room 9:30 AM
      Ages birth to 18 months with an adult
      Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn.

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  2. Toddler Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Toddler Time - Meeting Room 10:30 AM
      Ages 18 months and up with an adult
      Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement with Marilyn.

      Learn More

Saturday, September 30th

  1. Saturday Story Time with Sarah and Brenda
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah & Brenda for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

Tuesday, October 3rd

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Baby Lapsit - Meeting Room 9:30 AM
      Ages birth to 18 months with an adult
      Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn.

      Learn More

  2. Toddler Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Toddler Time - Meeting Room 10:30 AM
      Ages 18 months and up with an adult
      Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement with Marilyn.

      Learn More

Saturday, October 7th

  1. Saturday Story Time with Sarah and Brenda
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah & Brenda for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

Tuesday, October 10th

  1. Baby Lapsit
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Baby Lapsit - Meeting Room 9:30 AM
      Ages birth to 18 months with an adult
      Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn.

      Learn More

  2. Toddler Time
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • Every Tuesday: Toddler Time - Meeting Room 10:30 AM
      Ages 18 months and up with an adult
      Picture books, rhymes, songs, and movement with Marilyn.

      Learn More

Saturday, October 14th

  1. Saturday Story Time with Sarah and Brenda
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 11:00am
    • Join Sarah & Brenda for a mix of stories and songs. All ages with an adult.

Tuesday, October 17th

  1. Parent & Child Workshop
    • Calendar: Scarborough Public Library Youth Services
    • Start time: 09:30am
    • This special "drop in" workshop will be offered from 9:30am to 11:00am in place of our regular Tuesday story times on October 17. It is free to attend, and no registration is required. As a designated member of the Family Places Libraries network, we embrace the fact that literacy begins at birth, and libraries can help build healthy communities by nourishing healthy families. Our play-based workshops offer “exploration stations” featuring developmental toys you can enjoy with your child(ren). Our guest, Chelsea Beliveau, a dedicated student/instructor of yoga for over 15 years will mingle through the room to share ways parents and wee ones can use yoga to align mind, body, and spirit - together! FMI, contact the Youth Room at 883-4723 option 3.