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Monday and Friday
10:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday
10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday
10:00am-2:00pm (July-Labor Day)
Sunday
Closed (July-Labor Day)

 

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Labor Day
Mon, September 02
Indigenous People Day
Mon, October 14
Veterans Day
Mon, November 11

 

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Apollo 11 Documentary

July 30 at 6:30pm. Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission at the screening of this acclaimed documentary.

Mathnasium Game Night

July 31 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm for all ages. Mathnasium will bring fun logic and strategy games to play together - and we'll add classic board games too!

Meet and Greet with Mike Shaw

July 25 at 10:30am. Our weekly Meet and Greet is a story time and show-and-tell in one! Meet Mike Shaw and check out a BIG truck.

Meet and Greet with Mike Thurlow

August 1 at 10:30am. Our Meet and Greet visitor will be Fire Chief, Mike Thurlow...and a fire truck!

Read ME Author Susan Conley

July 23 at 6:30pm. Join us for an evening with award-winning author, Susan Conley.

Teen Meetup - Nina Sophia Swart

July 24 at 6:00pm for Grades 6 and up. Join artist Nina Sophia Swart and create your own Zine and learn about book/journal binding.

Stop in and pick up your free copy of the latest issue of BookPage. This popular service is provided by the Friends of Scarborough Library. The new issue arrives the first of every month. Get your copy while they last!

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Yesterday

  1. Meet & Greet Julie Campilio
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, July 18th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Special Guest: Julie Campilio - Yoga Instructor. Special guests from around town will read a story and share something special about what they do! Complete list of all guests available on our Meet & Greet page.

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  2. D&D Gr. 6-12
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, July 18th
    • End time: 06:00pm
    • Sarah will be running Dungeons & Dragons, a fantasy tabletop role-playing game originally made popular in the early 1970’s. Game days will be Thursdays June 20 thru August 22 for students in Grades 6 thru 12. Pre-registration required. Call 883-4723 option 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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Today

  1. Reading Therapy Dogs
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Friday, July 19th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Many of you know Gracie—a therapy dog who has visited us many times with her owner, Pat Touri. She will be joined by Emmie and her owner Mindy Beller to offer children who are reluctant readers with a powerful way to improve their reading skills: reading to the dogs in a private, cozy nook created just for them. To register your child for a 15 minute session, call 883-4723 opt. 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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  2. Youth Tech with Tom Gr. 1-4
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Friday, July 19th
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Learn coding by training Bill, Widget, Jack, Jill and our other robots -- or bring your own Dash or Dot! Must be coming or going into Grades 1 through 6. Register at https://www.scarboroughlibrary.org/youthtech/events/series/coding-robots/coding-robots-registration-form. You can also email Tom Corbett at tcorbett@scarboroughlibrary.org with questions. Limited to 12 participants.

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Tomorrow

  1. SUMMER HOURS 10am-2pm
  2. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, July 20th
    • End time: 12:00pm
    • LIBRARY KNITTING GROUP
      EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10:00 AM TO NOON
      LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM

      Whether you’ve been knitting for decades or days, join the Library's Knitting Group in the Conference Room (located near the public computers). Bring knitting needles, yarn, patterns...whatever you have. FMI call 883-4723 option 4.

      LEARN MORE

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Sunday, July 21st

  1. CLOSED - SUMMER HOURS

Tuesday, July 23rd

  1. Baby Time
  2. Rhymin' Time Story Time
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Tuesday, July 23rd
    • End time: 11:00am
    • Nursery rhymes, movement activities, songs, finger play with Marilyn. Every Tuesday - Rhymin' Time Story Time Meeting Room 10:30 AM Ages 18 months to 3 years with an adultLearn More

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  3. Author Susan Conley
    • Start time: 06:30pm
    • End date: Tuesday, July 23rd
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • Special Read ME event with award-winning author, Susan Conley! Read ME is a statewide summer reading program that gets Maine’s adults all reading the same books...written by Maine authors and recommended by a Maine author—Tess Gerritsen. This year’s selected titles are Paris Was the Place by Susan Conley and After the Eclipse: A Mother’s Murder, a Daughter’s Search by Sarah Perry. We are pleased to welcome Susan Conley to the Library. In addition to her four books, Susan’s writing has appeared in major publications including the New York Times Magazine, the Paris Review, and the Harvard Review—to name a few. Susan is a faculty member of the Stonecoast Writing Program and cofounder of the Telling Room, a creative writing lab for youth in Portland.This event is free to attend and open to the public. Join the Read ME Facebook group to stay connected with other readers from around the State of Maine. Find copies of the books at the Library or through the Minerva Catalog.

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Wednesday, July 24th

  1. Reading Buddies
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • End date: Wednesday, July 24th
    • End time: 04:30pm
    • Little Buddies up to Grade 5 sign up to read for 20 minutes one-on-one with specially trained Big Buddies - teens in high school. Call Youth Services to sign up. 883-4723, option 3.

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  2. Teen Meetup - Zines
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End date: Wednesday, July 24th
    • End time: 07:30pm
    • This summer, Wednesday nights are for teens in Grades 6 and up at the Library's Teen Meetup! Call your friends and drop in from 6pm - 7:30pm to catch up on what you're reading, good movies you've seen, or channels you're following. This week, we'll be joined by artist Nina Sophia Swart. Create your own Zines (mini magazines) and learn about book/journal binding too. Supplies provided. No regisration required! FMI call 883-4723 opt. 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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Thursday, July 25th

  1. Meet & Greet Mike Shaw
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Thursday, July 25th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Special Guest: Mike Shaw - Director of Scarborough Public Works. Special guests from around town will read a story and share something special about what they do! Complete list of all guests available on our Meet & Greet page.

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  2. D&D Gr. 6-12
    • Start time: 04:00pm
    • End date: Thursday, July 25th
    • End time: 06:00pm
    • Sarah will be running Dungeons & Dragons, a fantasy tabletop role-playing game originally made popular in the early 1970’s. Game days will be Thursdays June 20 thru August 22 for students in Grades 6 thru 12. Pre-registration required. Call 883-4723 option 3 or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org.

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Friday, July 26th

  1. Reading Therapy Dogs
    • Start time: 10:30am
    • End date: Friday, July 26th
    • End time: 11:30am
    • Many of you know Gracie—a therapy dog who has visited us many times with her owner, Pat Touri. She will be joined by Emmie and her owner Mindy Beller to offer children who are reluctant readers with a powerful way to improve their reading skills: reading to the dogs in a private, cozy nook created just for them. To register your child for a 15 minute session, call 883-4723 opt. 3, or email kids@scarboroughlibrary.org

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  2. Youth Tech with Tom Gr. 5-8
    • Start time: 01:30pm
    • End date: Friday, July 26th
    • End time: 03:30pm
    • Want to practice your coding skills while having fun with Minecraft?  This summer the library will be offering coding for Grades 4 thru 8 on two Friday afternoons, July 26th and August 2, 2019.  We'll work together to try and create a plugin for our Minecraft server by doing real-world coding. Maybe we'll succeed, maybe we won't, and we'll probably run out of time, but we'll have fun trying! We recommend attending both Fridays since we'll be working on the same project both days.  You can bring your own Minecraft account or use one from us while at the library! Register at https://www.scarboroughlibrary.org/youthtech/events/series/minecraft-coding/minecraft-coding-registration-form.  (Limited to 12 participants.)

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Saturday, July 27th

  1. SUMMER HOURS 10am-2pm
  2. Knitting Group
    • Start time: 10:00am
    • End date: Saturday, July 27th
    • End time: 12:00pm
    • LIBRARY KNITTING GROUP
      EVERY SATURDAY FROM 10:00 AM TO NOON
      LOCATION: CONFERENCE ROOM

      Whether you’ve been knitting for decades or days, join the Library's Knitting Group in the Conference Room (located near the public computers). Bring knitting needles, yarn, patterns...whatever you have. FMI call 883-4723 option 4.

      LEARN MORE

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Sunday, July 28th

  1. CLOSED - SUMMER HOURS
  2. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, July 28th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • New Schedule: Every Fourth Sunday of the month starting January 28, 2018! 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.     

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  3. Minecraft Miner Day
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • End date: Sunday, July 28th
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • New Schedule: Every Fourth Sunday of the month starting January 28, 2018! 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.     

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