Kids! West African Rhythms and Songs with Annegret Baier, Aug. 6

Annagret plays a wide variety of percussion instruments including djembe, conga, kpanlogo, kalimba, balaphone and more. Audiences witness a stunning demonstration of her skillful playing and her powerful and uplifting stage presence and are invited to participate in dancing, drumming, singing and hand clapping. All ages will enjoy this interactive and educational presentation.
Monday Aug 6, 2018,  6:00 PM  –  7:00 PM

KIDS! Dahlov Ipcar Stories at Bates College Museum of Art, July 25

~~Join us at the Bates College Museum of Art for a special story time- Wednesday 7/25, at 1pm at Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell Street in Lewiston. We will read from Dahlov Ipcar’s books and create a small craft/art project. Afterwards, children can check out the wonderful exhibit of her work at the museum.  Please Register.

Date:

Wednesday Jul 25, 2018
Time:
1:00 PM  –  2:00 PM

Kids! Bats with Jerry Schneider, July 24

Come learn all about bats and echolocation in this fun program. We will learn about local and tropical bats including the vampire bat, desert red bat, and the silver-haired bat. After the slides and discussion, kids will get to make a bat t-shirt to take home. All materials will be supplied by the library. Space is limited so please register.

Date:
Tuesday Jul 24, 2018
Time:
1:30 PM  –  2:30 PM
Location:
Androscoggin Community Room

Kids! Move and Groove with Miss Jenn, July 26

Join Miss Jenn (Jenn Tyler) for a Moving and Grooving musically themed story times on July 26th and August 7th. There will be reading, singing, dancing, parachute play, and a craft. Move and Groove is a music and movement program incorporating rhythm sticks, bean bags, bells, scarves and parachute play. The focus is on learning about rhythm, making music, and moving young bodies. This program is designed for children ages 2 – 7 but can be enjoyed by siblings up to age 9 and the adults who accompany their children. Come join the fun! Please register.

Date:
Thursday Jul 26, 2018
Time:
11:00 AM  –  12:00 PM
Location:
Androscoggin Community Room

Teens! Libraries Rock — DIY Music Workshop, July 20

Teens!  Making it in the music industry is a lot like winning the lottery — it can be difficult to succeed.  The good news is ANYONE can do it!  Come to this workshop with musician Aaron Wardwell for tips on writing, recording and getting exposure.  Aaron will also show you how to use the resources the Auburn Public Library has available in your quest for success with your music!

Because this is part of the Teen Summer Reading Program, attendance at this program enters you into the weekly drawing for a $20 gift card.

This program is just for teens, ages 12-18!  Because space is limited in our Media Lab, reservations are required.  Please click here to reserve your space in this workshop.

July 20 at 4PM.

Concert by Marc Black, July 18

Join Marc for a history of the 1950’s and 1960’s through the performance of the popular music of those eras.  Black,a recent inductee into the NY Chapter of the Blues Hall of Fame, has created an engaging and humorous program… and an opportunity for the audience to relive this colorful time in our history.

Date:
Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
Time:
4:00 PM  –  6:00 PM
Location:
Androscoggin Community Room

Kids! Family Concert with Judy Pancoast, July 17

She’s New England’s own Grammy Nominee for Best Children’s Album. Judy will invite children into “Judy’s Tune Room” to enjoy a 45-60 minute concert featuring original songs in a variety of styles from pop and rock to country and jazz. The children will even help Judy turn one of their own ideas into a short, memorable and melodic song. Come help the library rock this summer!

Date:
Tuesday Jul 17, 2018
Time:
1:00 PM  –  2:00 PM
Location:
Androscoggin Community Room

Inside Dance Conversation with Erica Mott Productions, July 5

Join us for a conversation with independent curator Michele Steinwald and dance-maker Erica Mott about her new show MYCELIAL: Street Parliament, a multi-year collaboration with technologists, musicians, and dancers from Egypt.

This event is absolutely free and all are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

For more information please visit https://www.batesdancefestival.org/performances/erica-mott-productions/

Teens! Pizza and Pages Book Club

Teens! Libraries Rock — Pizza & Pages Book Club starts July 12
Teens! Join our Summer Book Club, Pizza & Pages!  We will be reading three books over the course of the summer and at the conclusion of each will meet to discuss them while enjoying pizza.  Sign up at the Reference Desk (2nd floor) and stop by to pick up a copy of the book.  Note: when signing up, please make sure you can attend the corresponding discussion.  All discussions will take place in the Teen Space.  

July 12,  we will be discussing Solo by Kwame Alexander.  Participation in this program enters you into the weekly gift card drawing.

For more more information or to sign up, contact Donna at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

LOCATION: Teen Space
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