KIDS! Read to Baxter

KIDS! Come read to Baxter, the Library Cat, on Wednesday afternoons from March 9th through the 30th at 3 pm in the children’s room. Baxter loves to read, but he loves being read to even more! For more information, please call the library at 333-6640 ext.3.

A Seuss Inspired Story Time! 3/2 @10AM

In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, we welcome you to a special Seuss inspired preschool story time. All gather in the Children’s Room and the children ages 3-5 (and experienced listeners who are almost three) move to the program room for Dr. Seuss inspired stories, a craft, and special party games. March 2, 10 am.

Math Fun for Kids!

The Auburn Public Library is pleased to offer another session of Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8’s Math Club for children in Kindergarten through grade 2 beginning on Tuesday March 1st from 4-5 pm and running through Tuesday, March 22nd. Crazy 8’s Math Club is designed to make math fun. Kids will jump, run, build stuff and make a mess all while learning cool math concepts. Some of the fun activities planned include; Toilet Paper Olympics, Lets’s Get Loud, Bouncy Dice Explosion and M&M Madness and Mayhem. Come join the fun. Space is limited so please call the library at 333-6640 ext. 3 to register or for more information. The Auburn Public library is pleased to be part of this nationwide initiative to make math more fun and accessible for kids.

Comets, Meteorites and Asteroids, February 16

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and seen a shooting star or comet or watched a movie like “Armageddon”? During this presentation, we’ll find out about these objects and how we use them to learn about other planets, comets, and asteroids. Comets, meteorites and asteroids are the only direct examples of material from outside our planet. We’ll look at a number of different types of meteorites and examine examples from asteroids, Mars, and the Moon and learn what they tell us about our solar system. We’ll also look at what can happen to Earth when one of these objects hits our planet. In the end, we’ll talk about how to start a collection of meteorites and get you started with a free specimen (while supplies last).  Presented by Jon Wallace.

February 16, 2-3PM.

Snow date; Friday 2/19 at 2pm

APL Farmer’s Market is February 26!

The Auburn Public Library’s annual farmer’s market is on the horizon! So gear up to buy some agricultural crafts, produce and more! We will have live baby animals, music by Aaron Wardwell, and lots of local crafters and farmers!

Be sure to visit our facebook page for updates.

 

Some of the Vendors who will be present:

Top It Frozen Yogurt Bar

Maine Gourmet Chocolates (desserts)lamb

Glass by CLM

Knitting Away (hats, scarves, etc.)

Double Z Land and Livestock (grass fed beef and lamb)

Valley View Farm

4 Season Farm Market (root cellar crops like carrots)

Bert’s Awesome Stuff (jams and chutneys)

Generations Textiles

Mysty Mountain Farms (laser engraved signs)

Mainely Soap

Southern Maine Chapter of Embroiders Guild

Wise (woven baskets)

John Henderson (cards)

Angry Mountain Farm (homemade breads and pies)

Winter stories Jan. 29

Join us for some winter stories as part of the City of Auburn’s Winter Festival. We will share winter stories, create a craft, and enjoy some hot cocoa and cookies. We hope to see you here! Friday 10-11AM.

Other Winter Festival Activities at the Library:

Snowman Making  – Friday, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM  Come and build a snowman (or a snowwoman) on the front lawn of the Library.

Free family movie: Minions -Saturday 1-3PM. Come join us as we celebrate Auburn’s Winter Festival with a free showing of the 2015 movie, Minions. Juice and crackers provided. Parents must stay with their child(ren) during the movie.

See the whole schedule of activities on the Winter Festival website!

 

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