As part of our Fun with French series, Doris Bonneau will be here for a special program on French Christmas traditions. Doris will share stories, songs, and traditional foods from France and Canada. Come learn how Christmas is celebrated in other countries. All are welcome. Please call the library at 207-333-6640 x3 for more information.
Tweens ages 9 – 12 are invited to create one-of-a-kind holiday ornaments to keep or give away as gifts to family and friends. December 9 at 4PM.
Saturday, December 12th
9:30 AM or 11:00 AM in the Maggie Trafton Program
Join us as Gabrielle Wallace and Pat Masonheimer will be at APL once again to lead children in grades 3-12 in creating tiny cottages using graham crackers, candy and icing. Please register for only one session. Free. Registration is required, call the children’s room at x3 or register online.
11:00 session is full!
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“Genealogy … what is it and why should I care?” If you’ve ever been curious about your family roots, don’t miss this workshop, led by Emily Schroeder from the Maine State Library. This program is open to tweens & teens (ages 9-18), but pre-registration is required as space is limited.
Chelsea Canedy, Family Support worker, has been working for Saint Andre, Inc, supporting children and families since 2009. Chelsea specializes in brain-based, attachment-focused techniques, helping parents better understand how human brains function in order to parent in a more effect, connected way. Chelsea is also involved in meditation instruction. Chelsea has two children, a four year old girl and a 5 month old boy, who give her ample opportunity to take her own advice!~~Join Chelsea for this workshop on how to improve your relationships with your kids now, and into the future. By sharing information about the developing brain and how connection helps our kids behave better, Chelsea will help you meet your long-range goals for your children, all while strengthening your relationships with them. Please register.
Join Heather on Wednesday, October 28th at 4 pm in the Maggie Trafton Room and paint your very own Halloween pumpkin. All materials will be provided by the library. Space is limited so please call the library to register at 333-6640 ext. 3 or register online.
Do you like bugs? Want to learn more about them? Join local bug enthusiast, Jon Wallace, and learn about the different bugs he raises and exibits. This program is best suited to children in grades 3 and up. Please call the library to register at 333-6640 ext. 3 or register online. We hope you will join us.