Kids! West African Rhythms and Songs with Annegret Baier, Aug. 6

Annagret plays a wide variety of percussion instruments including djembe, conga, kpanlogo, kalimba, balaphone and more. Audiences witness a stunning demonstration of her skillful playing and her powerful and uplifting stage presence and are invited to participate in dancing, drumming, singing and hand clapping. All ages will enjoy this interactive and educational presentation.
Monday Aug 6, 2018,  6:00 PM  –  7:00 PM

KIDS! Dahlov Ipcar Stories at Bates College Museum of Art, July 25

~~Join us at the Bates College Museum of Art for a special story time- Wednesday 7/25, at 1pm at Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell Street in Lewiston. We will read from Dahlov Ipcar’s books and create a small craft/art project. Afterwards, children can check out the wonderful exhibit of her work at the museum.  Please Register.

Date:

Wednesday Jul 25, 2018
Time:
1:00 PM  –  2:00 PM

Kids! Bats with Jerry Schneider, July 24

Come learn all about bats and echolocation in this fun program. We will learn about local and tropical bats including the vampire bat, desert red bat, and the silver-haired bat. After the slides and discussion, kids will get to make a bat t-shirt to take home. All materials will be supplied by the library. Space is limited so please register.

Date:
Tuesday Jul 24, 2018
Time:
1:30 PM  –  2:30 PM
Location:
Androscoggin Community Room

Kids! Family Concert with Judy Pancoast, July 17

She’s New England’s own Grammy Nominee for Best Children’s Album. Judy will invite children into “Judy’s Tune Room” to enjoy a 45-60 minute concert featuring original songs in a variety of styles from pop and rock to country and jazz. The children will even help Judy turn one of their own ideas into a short, memorable and melodic song. Come help the library rock this summer!

Date:
Tuesday Jul 17, 2018
Time:
1:00 PM  –  2:00 PM
Location:
Androscoggin Community Room

Kids! Rockin’ Origami Stories, July 10

Kids! Rockin’ Origami Stories! With Kristine Kallevig
Kristine will be telling several short origami stories and folding giant-sized origami. Everyone will fold and take away at least one origami model during the program. Free! All materials will be provided by the library. Come listen, fold, create, and ROCK! If you love origami, this program is for you.
July 10 at 2PM. 

Sharks4Kids, Feb. 22 at 6PM

~~Swim on into the library to dive deep into the world of SHARKS!

Sharks are one of the most important animals we have on this planet. Join Sharks4Kids for an hour long adventure into the ocean to explore these magnificent animals. Learning more about their role in the ecosystem will help to demonstrate why we should protect these animals instead of fearing them. Explore sharks and their unique adaptations with a focus on the species found in the Gulf of Maine.

Thursday February 22 at 6PM.

WinterFest Activities, January 26-27

Come celebrate Auburn’s Winter Festival! The following activities will be held at the Library:

Friday January 26

10AM: Join us for winter Stories and a snowman craft.

3PM:  We will be hosting a drop-in craft program from 3-5 pm in the Maggie Trafton Program Room. Corinna will help kids create some fun winter themed crafts. Free. Best for school aged children.

Saturday January 27

1PM: Join us for the free family movie, “The BFG.” Free juice and crackers will be provided. Parents must remain with their children during the movie.

For more information on Library events, please call the Childrens Department at 333-6640, ext. 3.

For a full schedule of events throughout the city, visit the city’s Winterfest 2018 page.

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