Come join us as Chewonki presents their Owls of Maine program. Three live owls are the highlight of this program, which introduces participants to the owls native to Maine and New England. Beginning with slides and sounds, participants will learn the identifying characteristics and calls of each owl. Then, using talons, wings, and skulls, we explore the adaptations of these silent nocturnal hunters. This program ends with an intimate and detailed look at live owls, bringing these creatures of the night into the light! Best for school-age children. No registration required.
~~KIDS! Tinker Tuesday Grandfather Tang’s Story Bag
Tuesday , January 23rd
4-5 PM in the Maggie Trafton Program Room
Come and enjoy the story, “Grandfather Tang’s Story”, by Ann Tompert and Illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker. Participants will then get to try their own hand at re-creating the tangram animals in the story and then, using fusible fabric, create one of the animals (or their own design) that will be ironed onto a canvas bag that they may take home.Space is limited, so please register online here, or call the library at 333-6640 ext.3.
Are you looking for something fun to do over vacation? Come play library bingo! Everyone has a chance to win a book. Best for kids in grades 2 – 6. Come join the fun! Please register for this free event online, or by calling the Auburn Public Library’s children’s department at 207-333-6640 x3.
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 the library. Free. For more information please call the children room at 333-6640 ext.3.
This is a drop in program. December 22, 2-4PM.
Back by popular demand! Join Pat Masonheimer, Gab Wallace and their family in this annual holiday favorite, as they lead children ages 3 through 12 in creating a gingerbread house of their very own.
*Space is limited; registration is required.
There are two sessions of this program. Please register for only one.
9:30 session is full.
Please call the Auburn Public Library Children’s Department for more information at 207-333-6640, ext. 3.
KIDS! Mad Science presents “Spooktacular Science”
Thursday, October 26th
6 PM in the Androscoggin Community Room
Join us for some science tricks& treats when Mad Science of Maine presents their Spooktacular Science Show. Prepare for foaming jack-o-lanterns, witches brew, and ghosts in bottles. Come join the fun! Best for school age children. Free!
KIDS! Motion Commotion!
4-5 in the Maggie Trafton Program Room
Join Cathy Gray, Community Education Assistant for Androscoggin and Sagadahoc Counties for “Motion Commotion”. This program explores the science of motion-how things move through space and time. Kids will discover how human factors such as reaction time, affect their body’s motion. Space is limited so please register. The program is designed for kids in grades 3-6.
~~KIDS! Let’s Pretend
Friday mornings October 6, 13, 20, and 27th
10:00-11:00 AM in the Maggie Trafton Program Room
A four-week play group for children from ages 2-5. Come join us as we explore different themes with your young child. Each week we will read a story about a different theme, create a related craft, and have fun pretending. Let your child’s imagination soar! Join us for one session or come to all four. Free. No registration required. For more information call the children’s room at 333-6640 ext.3
10/6 Mother Goose
10/13 Construction Workers
This year our Maggie Trafton Authors for Young Readers series is pleased to host Maine authors Liza Walsh and Hazel Mitchell. They will present a joint program ILLUSTRATED RHYMES. Hazel and Liza will discuss how to create a world through writing and illustrations. Focusing on their recent books, Where Do Fairies Go When It Snows? and Do Fairies Bring the Spring? the pair will also discuss the importance of questions, nature, and fairies! We hope you will join us for this very special program. The program is free, but please stop by or call the library to get your free tickets. 207-333-6640 ext.3.
October 2 at 6PM.