Kids’ Programs

 Mother Goose on the Loose with Katie Jumper!

Wednesday mornings 10:30am – 11:30am.

Songs and social time for babies, tots and moms.

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Dog Days at the Library!

 When : 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month beginning September 23

 Sept. 23, Oct.14, Oct. 28, Nov. 11, Nov. 25, Dec. 9, Dec. 23,
Jan. 13, Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10, March 24, April 14,
April 28, May12, May 26

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Kids choose a book to read to Beau!
Beau is a certified pet therapy dog who is gentle with children!

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KIDS STORY HOUR, Exploring Our World Through Reading and Activities

 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month beginning September 19.

Sept. 19, Oct.3, Oct. 17, Nov. 7, Nov.21, Dec. 5, Dec. 19, Jan.9,
Jan.23, Feb.6, Feb. 20, March 6, March 20,
April 3 , April 17, May 1, May 15

Time: 3:00 to 4:00 PM

Exploring our world through reading and activities
in a guided reading hour with Diane Parker and Beau.
Open to children grades 2 to 5.

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4-H SCRATCH SPIN CLUB! –  LEARN SCRATCH CODING!

 Six Sessions – Wednesdays, October 4 – November 8, 2017

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: FREE

 

 The course is open for boys and girls ages 10-14.

Explore MIT’s SCRATCH programming learning about computer science while
having fun. Participants will learn how to program interactive stories, games and
animations – be a part of a weekly challenge and share creations safely with others
online. The ability to code computer programs is an important part of literacy
in today’s society. When people learn to code in SCRATCH, they learn important
strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas.

Participants will need an email address to create a SCRATCH account.
Participants are asked to bring a laptop, as limited numbers are available.

Registration is required. Space is limited to six.

 

For more information, to register or to request a disability accommodation.
Contact 207-255-3345 or tara.a.wood@maine.edu

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KIDS’ STORY HOUR Saturday Mornings with Children’s Librarian Stephen Copel-Parsons.

Exploring our world through reading in a guided reading hour with Children’s Librarian Stephen Copel-Parsons on Saturday mornings. This event runs on Saturdays alternating with “Dog Days” where children come to read to Beau the black lab!

Open to children grades 2 to 5.

September: 30th 11am / October: 7th & 21st at 11am / November: 4th & 18th 11am / December: 2nd & 16th 11am