This year our Maggie Trafton Authors for Young Readers series is pleased to host Maine authors Liza Walsh and Hazel Mitchell. They will present a joint program ILLUSTRATED RHYMES. Hazel and Liza will discuss how to create a world through writing and illustrations. Focusing on their recent books, Where Do Fairies Go When It Snows? and Do Fairies Bring the Spring? the pair will also discuss the importance of questions, nature, and fairies! We hope you will join us for this very special program. The program is free, but please stop by or call the library to get your free tickets. 207-333-6640 ext.3.
October 2 at 6PM.
Join us for a special Crafternoon in anticipation of our upcoming Maggie Trafton Author’s Evening with authors Liza Walsh and Hazel Mitchell. We will be making fairy houses. All materials will be provided by the library. Best for kids in grades 2-6.
September 27 from 2-4PM.
September 26 at 2PM.
Bruce is the bestselling author of the John Byron Mystery Series from HarperCollins Publishers. The debut novel in the series, Among The Shadows, won critical praise. The second novel, Beneath the Depths, has now been released and Bruce invites the public to hear him talk about his newest cliffhanger. Bruce is a retired detective sergeant with more than twenty-seven years in law enforcement. At the time of his retirement, from the Portland, Maine police department, he supervised all homicide and violent crime investigations for Maine’s largest city. Bruce also spent four years working counter-terrorism with the FBI, where he earned the Director’s Award, the highest honor a non-agent can receive.
The Auburn Public Library will host quilt artist Sheryl Whitmore during the September 15 ArtWalk L/A. Whitmore’s quilts use a variety of colors and textures for emphasis on natural subjects, and are inspired by nature and the fabrics she finds in her travels. Her quilts will be displayed in the Library’s Androscoggin Community Room from 5-8 P.M. Whitmore will be joined by the Maine Music Society’s Chamber Singers at 7PM for a special musical concert.
Ahoy mateys! If it’s pirate chatter ye be after, you’ve come to the right place. Mango’s Pirate Language Course will teach you everything you need to know to “parley” in perfect Pirate.
Visit Mango to get started or download the “Mango for Libraries” app from your app store.
Need a snazzy Pirate name? Try this Pirate Name Generator!
While you’re there, check out the other 70 languages available!
Come join Christina Dorman from the Maine State Library for a special Robot Dance Party with coding robots Dash & Dot. This will be a lot of fun as well as an introduction to coding for kids. Space is limited so please call to register at 333-6640 ext. or register online at www.auburnpubliclibrary.org
Best for kids ages 8-12.
September 19 at 4PM.
The Auburn Public Library is looking for a full time Library Assistant for our Collection Services department. This paraprofessional position has primary responsibility for acquisitions, copy cataloging, material processing and periodical management. It also includes occasional coverage of public service desks. Hours may include some evenings and weekends.
Minimum qualifications include a bachelors degree, 1-2 years of experience in library services, and a proven record of strong customer service experience. Candidates should be well-read in recent popular books and genres. Formal coursework or experience in cataloging will be preferred. Familiarity with the Sierra library system and Minerva cataloging standards is a plus. The ideal candidate will enjoy detail, be highly organized and appreciate a high level of accuracy.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Please send a resume with a cover letter to email@example.com. Deadline for application is Monday October 2.
No phone calls, please.
Job Description: Collection Services Assistant
Teens! Join us once a month for a do it yourself craft. This month, we’re getting organized! Stop by the Teen Space to make an organizer using cereal boxes and Washi tape. This program will include a snack and is just for teens ages 12-18!
September 14 at 4PM.
Tuesday Sept. 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.
The Library will be closed on September 4 in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours resume on September 5.
Regular Hours (Labor Day to Memorial Day)
Monday, Thursday: 9AM-8PM
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9AM-6PM.