|Kids ages 9 – 12 are invited to create dynamic playdough sculptures that light up and buzz. We’ll supply the squishy circuit kits, you supply the imagination. The kits will remain property of the library, but you’re welcome to take as many pictures of your creation as you like. Supplies are limited, please register.
February 28 at 4PM.
Do you use physics in your everyday life? Children in grades 3-5 are invited to find out during a six-week session at the Auburn Public Library with Maisy Cyr from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Service. Using force, motion, inertia and energy kids will be able to make cars crash and marshmallows fly,build paper tables and tall buildings. Come join the fun. Space is limited so please call the library at 333-6640 ext.3 to register or register online.
March 7 at 4PM.
~~Meteorites – Hunting and Identification
Come and have an ‘out of this world’ experience – literally! See rocks that have fallen to Earth from asteroids, Mars, the Moon, and comets. Find out how we search for them and details about the recent fireball seen over Maine. You’ll also get to start your own collection with a free meteorite specimen (while supplies last)!
Thursday Feb 23, 2017 , 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
KIDS! DIY Tweens Make Valentine Cards
Wednesday, February 8th
4-5 PM in the Maggie Trafton Program Room
Come Join Heather and make some Valentine cards just in time for Valentine’s Day. All materials provided by the library. Free. Space is limited so please register online or call the library at 333-6640 ext.3.
Are you interested in technology? Would you like to learn how to code? Christina Dorman from the Maine State Library will be here with robots Dash and Dot for some robot jousting. LEGOs will be involved.
Space is limited so please register. For more information, please call the Auburn Public Library’s children’s department at (207) 333-6640 x3.
Jan. 24 at 4:30PM.
Using pinecones and recycled materials, Heather will help kids ages 8 – 12 create birdfeeders to hang in their backyards. All materials will be provided by the library. Space is limited, please register for this free program. Please call the library for more information at (207) 333-6640 x3.
Thursday January 11 at 4PM.
*Please note peanut butter will be used in this activity.
Please join Caroline Coffin for a free demonstration of the Music Together program.
Music Together is a research-based music and movement program that supports the musical development of babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers.
This program is for children ages 0 – 5. Space is limited. Please register for each child.
Thursday Dec 29, 2016
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Chewonki’s Scales & Tales program will discuss the important role reptiles play in the natural world. With the help of live animals, real turtle shells, snake skins, skeletons and other reptilian artifacts, this program will give participants an opportunity to develop respect and a better understanding of these fascinating creatures.
December 28 at 11AM
Join us for a drop-in Holiday Make-it Take-it Workshop. Kids can make holiday cards, small gifts, and ornaments for their families for the holidays. All materials will be provided by he library. No registration is required for this free program. For more information please call the children’s department at 333-6640 x3.
Friday December 23, 2-4PM.