KIDS! A I Am A Story Turk& Runt/Stone Soup, Nov. 9

We are thrilled to partner with the Public Theater for this new program. I Am A Story is an interactive and theatrical program designed to introduce children and their families to the magical and meaningful world of live theatre through contemporary and classic children’s literature. Utilizing theatrical techniques to bring stories to life, I Am A Story provides young audiences with an entertaining and engaging environment that encourages participants to navigate their own narrative and empowers them to Think, Explore, and Connect. This program is recommended for children ages 4-8 (Pre-K to Grade 3).

This month they will be performing Turk& Runt and Stone Soup.

Date:Saturday Nov 9, 2019

Time:10:00 AM  –  10:45 AM

KIDS! High Touch High Tech Science Sounds Fun!, Nov. 9

We are happy to have Dr. G from High Touch High Tech Science join us on Saturday 11/9 at 11 am in the Maggie Room for a hands on science program.This program introduces kids to sound. They will learn about how sound travels in waves as we do a fun slinky experiment. Kids will explore how our hearing works and will build their very own ear drums. We will finish this program with a salt dance party! Space is limited so please register.

Date:Saturday Nov 9, 2019

Time:11:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

KIDS! I am A Story, Oct. 19

~~Join The Public Theatre and the Auburn Public Library for a morning of interactive and theatrical storytelling.

This month: Big Pumpkin & Sammy’s Spooktacular Halloween 

I Am A Story is an interactive and theatrical program designed to introduce children and their families to the magical and meaningful world of live theatre through contemporary and classic children’s literature. Utilizing theatrical techniques to bring stories to life, I Am A Story provides young audiences with an entertaining and engaging environment that encourages participants to navigate their own narrative and empowers them to Think, Explore, and Connect. I Am A Story is held at the Auburn Public Library from 10:00-10:45 AM and is recommended for children ages 4-8 (Pre-K to Grade 3).

Date:Saturday Oct 19, 2019

Time:10:00 AM  –  10:45 AM

Kids! Maine Student Book Award Kick-off Party, Sept. 26

Are you interested in learning more about the Maine Student Book Award? Join us for a kick-off party here at the library. We will have the booklist, review forms, and listen to some book talks. We will have snacks to enjoy while we discuss these great books. We have been busy reading these titles over the summer and can’t wait to share our favorites with you. Learn how you can participate in the Maine Student Book Award program this school year. This program is geared to students in grades 4 – 8.

See the list of this year’s nominees (and past winners!) here.

Date:Thursday Sep 26, 2019

Time:4:00 PM  –  5:00 PM

Location:Maggie Trafton Program Room

KIDS! Music Together, Sept. 4 and 5

Music Together is a research-based music and movement program designed to support the musical development of babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers. Music Together provides a rich array of musical experiences to unlock their potential.

We are offering two special classes with Caroline Coffin:

Rhythm Kids Class (Kindergarten through 2nd grade) in the Maggie Room. In this class kids explore drums and music from around the world through musical games and other activities. Students drum, sing, and move to new rhythms. Date:Wednesday Sep 4, 2019 Time:4:30 PM  –  5:30 PM Space is limited, so please register here.

Mixed Ages Class (Babies to age 5) in the Maggie Room. In this class the whole family participates. Date:Thursday Sep 5, 2019 Time:10:00 AM  –  11:00 AM Space is limited, so please register here.

Come join the fun!

KIDS! Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pig, Sept. 7

We are excited to welcome Farmer Minor and Daisy the pig for their Pig out on Reading program. Come meet Daisy, Farmer Minor and the pugs and share some stories with the most famous pig in the world! There will be time for petting and kissing Daisy after the stories. Best for children ages 4-12.

Date:Saturday Sep 7, 2019

Time:11:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

Location:Androscoggin Community Room

KIDS! Fairy Fair, Sept. 7

2-4 PM on the library lawn (Rain Location Androscoggin Room)
For the young and young at heart…Come make fairy crafts! Join local fairy enthusiast Mary Gagnon and her friends for a special event celebrating fairies. Feel free to dress up, the fairies won’t mind. We hope you will join the fun. There will even be a raffle of some fairy treasure.

Date:Saturday Sep 7, 2019

Time:2:00 PM  –  4:00 PM

KIDS! Move and Groove with Miss Jenn, Aug. 8

Jenn Tyler (Miss Jenn) will be back again this summer on Thursday, July 18th at 11am and again on Thursday August 8th at 11am. Join Miss Jenn for a moving and grooving musically themed story time. There will be reading, singing, dancing, parachute play, and a craft. Come join the fun!

Date: Thursday Aug 8, 2019

Time:11:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

Location:Androscoggin Community Room

KIDS! Mad Science 3,2,1 Blast Off!, July 22

Join us as we welcome back Mad Science of Maine with 3,2,1 Blast Off! Explore Space as we embark on an out-of-this-world galactic expedition! From Earth’s atmosphere to the outer reaches of our solar system, this stellar space show will send your young readers to the Moon! Launch into the excitement of Earth, Mars, the Moon and beyond as we scale the solar system in a life size interactive demonstration. Examine life in space as we challenge your interplanetary voyagers in Mission: Spacewalk! Help us analyze the atmosphere and zero gravity with an awesome bell jar experiment. Continue the journey with a combustion reaction that reinforces the nightly marvel known as a shooting star. And, if that is not enough, prepare for liftoff with a miniature rocket launch!


 Date:Monday Jul 22, 2019

Time:6:00 PM  –  7:00 PM

Location:Androscoggin Community Room

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