KIDS! Try it Tuesdays!

Try something new each Tuesday in September!

September 21 at 4PM at the Library: Squishy Circuits! Join Miss Heather for a fun workshop exploring playdough circuits that light up and buzz. This is an in-person event. Please register, kits are limited.

September 28 at 4PM at the Library: Build a Geodesic Dome! Join Miss Heather for a group building project in the children’s department. We will work together to create a geodesic dome using rolled-up newspaper poles and lots of masking tape. Join the fun!

Earth Jams Family Concert, August 11 on the Lawn

Jump on the Song Toboggan and sing-a-long with Matt Loosigian of Earth Jams. Matt is a Brunswick, Maine-based folk singer, guitarist, and songwriter specializing in playful, funny songs about ecology and being green. Join him as he works his musical magic in this interactive and fun music show.
Inspired by Matt’s incredibly dynamic voice and charismatic performance style, participants will sing, play, and dance along as this musical wizard pulls giggles out of his guitar. As he performs it’s clear that Loosigian has a great love of music, fun, and children and wants to transmit that love to the families. 
Matt Loves singing with children and families so don’t miss out on bringing your family to experience the magic of song with Matt Loosigian. 

This performance will take place on the Library lawn. Rain date of August 18.

Date:Wednesday Aug 11, 2021

Time:10:30 AM  –  11:30 AM

Location:Auburn Public Library Lawn

Antonio Rocha Storyteller, August 3

Antônio Rocha is a world famous mime and storyteller. Originally from Brazil, in 1988 he moved to Maine after receiving a Partners of the Americas grant to study in the United States. He has studied under the mime master, Tony Montanaro, and has a theater degree from the University of Maine. With his tenor voice, realistic sound effects, unique and mesmerizing moves, Antonio can reach a vast age group entertaining kids and adults. He is sure to tickle your funny bone and delight your soul no matter your age. We are delighted to welcome Antonio to the Auburn Public Library for a very special storytelling performance. We hope you will join us. This will be an in person event.

Date:Tuesday Aug 3, 2021

Time:2:00 PM  –  3:00 PM

Location:Androscoggin Community Room

KIDS! Swallowtail Butterflies with the Butterfly Guy! July 30

Swallowtails: America’s Grandest Butterflies!

Learn all about butterflies through beautiful pictures and stories. Discover their habitats, flowers that will attract them to your yard and garden, the difference between butterflies and moths, and how they behave in the wild. Create your own butterfly t-shirt. Bring your own 100% cotton shirt or buy one from Jerry. Jerry is a former teacher and children’s librarian, inventor of the award-winning Butterfly Game and member of the Vermont Butterfly Atlas Project, a five-year study of butterfly populations in Vermont. For more information or to register, please call the library at 333-6640 ext.3., or click here. If you will need a t-shirt provided by the library please let us know when you register.

This will be an in person event. We hope to host this program on the library lawn, weather permitting. Attendance is limited so please register ahead.

Date:Friday Jul 30, 2021 Time:11:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

KIDS! Virtual Concert with Judy Pancoast, July 12

Judy Pancoast, New England’s Grammy Nominee for Best Children’s Album, will present a virtual program on Facebook for the young patrons of  the Auburn Public Library on July 12th at 2 pm.

In keeping with our Summer Reading theme “Tails and Tales,” Judy’s lively musical presentation will include original songs about creatures of land and sea, including “Nothin’ Like a Dog,” “Monkey Girl,” “The Big Five” and “Sharks.” Children should be prepared to dance and sing along!

Kids, parents and librarians rave about Judy’s clever original songs and kid-friendly personality. Adults who grew up with her music are now bringing their own children to her shows. You’ll always remember a Judy Pancoast concert!

To find out more about Judy, visit her website at www.judypancoast.com. You can also hear her music on Spotifty, Apple Music, iTunes and just about every streaming service out there.

Date:Monday Jul 12, 2021

Time:2:00 PM  –  3:00 PM

KIDS! 4-H Summer of Science

Join us for a free 4 week program of STEM activities designed for kids in grades 3-7. This summer, kids will use the Engineer Design Process. All materials will be provided by UMaine 4-H.Space is limited so call the library to register at 333-6640 ext.3 or register online at www.auburnpubliclibrary.org

Week 1 (July 6th)

Week 2 (July 13th)

Week 3 (July 20th)

Week 4  (July 27)

KIDS! High Touch High tech Science presents Magnet Makers

Discover the properties of magnetism. Have FUN as we explore all the “attractive” and “repulsive” facts. Uncover the many uses for magnets and magnetic forces!

We are excited to have Dr. “G” from HighTouch HighTech Science of Maine back to help kids learn all about Magnets. Free materials kits will be available for pick-up at the library before the program. Please call the library to register and the Zoom link will be sent to you before the program on the 21st. We hope you will join us for this fun and “magnetic” program.

Call us at 333-6640 ext.3 for more information or register online . Space is limited.

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