Do your kids need to burn off some post-holiday energy? Come on in and have some parachute fun with Heather. Space is limited, so please register.
For Babies: Come have some fun with Heather at this special parachute play for babies and toddlers ages 6 months – 2 1/2 years. Monday, Dec. 28 at 9:30am.
For Kids: We will have two sessions for kids ages 4-8 on Wednesday Dec. 30. Session 1 at 10AM, and Session 2 at 11AM
Come join us for an informal drop-in holiday craft making session. Kids can make holiday cards, small gifts and ornaments for their families for the holidays. All materials will be provided by the library for this FREE program.
For more information, please call the Auburn Public Library’s children’s department at 207-333-6640 ext.3
Wednesday Dec. 16, 2-4PM, in the Maggie Trafton Room.
Come join us as we welcome new friends Sir Douglas, Cinnamon the Bunny, Sally, and G- Riley for a fun-filled family puppet show at the library. Join us for stories , songs and a giant chocolate chip cookie! Free! Presented by Maine Children’s Entertainment of Brunswick, Maine. FMI call the library at 333.6640 ext.3
Monday Dec. 28, 1-2PM.
Thursday, December 17th
6PM in the Androscoggin Community Room
We are delighted to welcome back Rabbi Sruli Dresdner of Temple Shalom Synagogue and his wife Lisa for a Hanukkah concert. Come join us as we celebrate Hanukkah with music and song. This is a family program suitable for all ages. Sruli and his wife Lisa are international Jewish performers and personalities, and have been featured on PBS-TV and National Public Radio. They have headlined at Jewish Festivals from Cracow, Poland to Jerusalem, Toronto to Texas.
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.
Space is limited, so please register.
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.
Register for 9:30 session
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.