The Birds are Coming, April 23

The Auburn Public Library and the Stanton Bird Club  are partnering to celebrate the International Year of the Bird with a number of informational and fun programs.  This is a special partnership in that the Stanton Bird Club is also beginning its centennial celebration!

On April 23rd veteran bird watcher Tom Hayward will present a program at 6:00 p.m. entitled “The Birds Are Coming!” a look at what birds are returning to Maine this time of year and ways to make them feel welcome.

On May 5th, volunteers from the Stanton Bird Club will host a program for 6- to 12-year olds, “Bird’s Eye View.”  There will be fun hands-on activities to learn all about birds – nests, pecking for food, and more.  Programs will continue throughout the Summer and Fall, including “lunch and learns,” bird watching, and author visits.

Book Sale Clear Out! Dec. 2

Shop without spending much money and help us clear out our book sale room!  Visit our Book Sale Clear Out Sale. All books remaining in the ground floor book sale room after our fall sale will be $1 a bag. We still have lots of books in all subject areas so don’t miss this great chance to stock up and find a gift or two!  Saturday Dec. 2, 9AM-1PM.  (Does not include books in the first floor sale area).

Family Code Night, Dec. 7

Thursday December 7th at 6 pm in the Androscoggin Community Room

“Family Code Night” is a whole-family event at which kids grades K-5 and their parents do their first hour of computer programming – together!  At this special evening of learning and fun, you’ll play in parent-child teams to complete fun puzzles and challenges at your own pace, and learn core concepts in coding in this very first hour.  Afterwards, you’ll go home with a special “Code On at Home” guide to continue coding puzzles, learning and fun at home. No coding experience needed, bring one device for each two attendees. The library has a limited supply of laptops but it is best if you can bring your own. This is a great experience to share with your kids!  Please register by calling 333-6640 ext.3 or register online at

Roundtable Multi-Faith Discussion Dec. 5

December 5 at 12:30PM.

Back for more, the Auburn Public Library invites the public to listen in as local religious leaders discuss a previously selected topic in a series of Multi-Faith Roundtable discussions. Once again, these lively yet friendly discussions will be between some of the leading Clergy who also serve as Chaplains for the Auburn Police Department: Rabbi Sruli Dresdner of Temple Shalom, Pastor Roger Cousineau of East Auburn Baptist Church, Rev. Doctor Jodi Cohen Hayashida of First Universalist Church in Auburn, and Pastor Richard Waller of the Auburn Church of the Nazarene.

Lewiston Auburn Merger Debate Sept. 25

The second debate on the question of “Should Lewiston and Auburn merge?” will be held at the Auburn Public Library on Mon., 9/25, from 6:00 until 7:30.  The debate, which is sponsored by the Sun Journal and the Library, will have Chip Morrison representing the “yes” side, and Councilor Bob Stone representing the “no” side.  Cushman Anthony, a retired Portland attorney, will serve as moderator.

Image created by the Sun Journal.

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