Meet Rebecca and Josefina!

We have two new American Girl Dolls!

Josefina is available to play with at the library in the children’s room. Your child may sign her out for a 1 hour time slot at the desk in the children’s room. We hope you will stop by and meet Josefina.

Rebecca is available to borrow for Auburn and Lewiston cardholders. Check availability or place a hold here.

Read more about all of our American Girl Dolls available for loan.

For more information, call the children’s rooom at 333-6640 ext.3.

Teens: Yoga

Teens! In January, we bring back our Teen Life Skills Series with a focus this month on “Healthy Lifestyles.” Join Tisha Bremner from Inner Light Yoga of Maine for this 3-part series, An Introduction to Yoga for Teens. Learn the poses, breath techniques, and mindful attention practices in a fun and easy way in this class designed to inspire you to relieve stress and take really good care of yourself. You should wear comfortable clothing in which you can move easily. A healthy snack will be provided at the conclusion of each class. First session is Tuesday January 12, 3:30-4:15.  Please register for this program, which is just for teens, ages 12-18 (grades 7-12).

Futures Lab open January 4

NEW! Students — teens and adults alike — who are working on their post-secondary aspirations are welcome in our Computer Lab on specified Monday evenings.  Whether a student is just starting his/her college search, completing online applications or working on financial aid paperwork, there will be a college navigator and/or a representative from College for Maine Androscoggin on hand to answer any questions which might arise. 6-8PM in the Computer Lab.

Conversations Jan. 5

Auburn Public Library announces a new series of programs called Conversations: A Multi-Faith Perspective. The public is invited to listen in as clergy of different faiths have round-table discussions on different inter-faith topics. Each of the four monthly round-tables will be held on the first Tuesday of the month at the Auburn Public Library.  All programs run from 12:30 to 1:30PM.

The idea for these discussions started when the new Rabbi of Temple Shalom in Auburn, Sruli Dresdner, met and spent an exhilarating week with his colleagues at the Maine Police Academy, sponsored by the Auburn Police Department’s Chaplaincy Program where he met Pastor Roger Cousineau of East Auburn Baptist Church, Rev. Doctor Jody Cohen Hayashida of First Universalist Church in New Auburn, and Pastor Richard Waller of the Auburn Church of the Nazarene.

Participants will be able to listen in as local religious leaders discuss their views and share their perspective among their colleagues.  The audience will have an opportunity to ask questions which must be written down on the provided notecards.

Teen Life Skills: Nutrition Jan. 5

Healthy Androscoggin joins us as we turn our attention to Healthy Lifestyles to kick off the new year!  During this interactive class, we will explore the USDA’s My Plate and gain knowledge on how to choose and prepare healthy meals and beverages.  We will play a game and prepare a healthy, delicious snack together.  Handouts, prizes and free gifts will be provided.  So that we can plan accordingly, registration is requested.  This program is just for teens, ages 12-18!

Vacation Lego Club

Looking for something to do over vacation week? Join us for a special vacation LEGO club! We’ll supply the LEGOs and you supply the imagination. Come join the fun! Not suitable for very young children. Tuesday December 29, 2-4PM.

Holiday Hours

The Library will close for the Christmas holiday at 1PM on Thursday December 24, and remain closed December 25 and 26. We will close at 1PM on New Year’s Eve, and remain closed Friday January 1. We will be open on Saturday January 2 for our regular hours.

KIDS! Drop in Holiday Make It-Take It Dec. 16

Come join us for an informal drop-in holiday craft making session. Kids can make holiday cards, small gifts and ornaments for their families for the holidays. All materials will be provided by the library for this FREE program.
For more information, please call the Auburn Public Library’s children’s department at 207-333-6640 ext.3

Wednesday Dec. 16, 2-4PM, in the Maggie Trafton Room.

Drop in Computer Help

Whether you’d like help conducting a digital job search, connecting on social media, creating a spreadsheet to track holiday expenses, or refreshing your basic computer skills, our knowledgeable volunteers are here to help on a one to one basis. You come with your questions and our volunteers will provide guidance in a relaxed and personal atmosphere.

Tuesdays 9-11 in the computer lab (no session on December 29).

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