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This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.

Crafty Kids: Paper Plate Birds' Nest

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Stop by the Maggie Trafton Room to create a paper plate birds' nest with local volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier. This project is best for school-aged children with adult supervision. No registration is required.

Juneteenth

All Day
Auburn Public Library
Closing
Branches:
Auburn Public Library
Description:

The Library is closed for Juneteenth.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2-5)" group.

Music Together Demo for Ages 5 & Younger

Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-5)
Open
Required
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-5)
Program Type: Music
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Come enjoy some music and movement for kids ages 5 and younger, and the grownups who love them!

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months)" group.

Sprouts Story Time for Babies & Toddlers

Friday, June 21, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months)
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Stop by APL for an enjoyable and engaging lap-sit program designed for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers. Siblings are also welcome to participate.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Movie Matinee: The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Friday, June 21, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Androscoggin Community Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Androscoggin Community Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Bring your whole family to a free viewing of the movie, The Super Mario Bros. Movie. No registration is required. Parents/caregivers must stay with their child(ren) during the movie. Rated PG, running time: 1 hour 32 minutes.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.

LEGO Club

Friday, June 21, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: STEAM/STEM
Event Details:

We have all the LEGOs and space you need, just bring your imagination. Please note that this program is not suitable for very young children due to small pieces presenting a choking hazard. Registration is not required.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Ages 11 & 12)" group.

Summer Book Club - Pick Up Your Book Week!

All Day 6/24 - 6/29
Children's Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12), Tweens (Ages 11 & 12)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12), Tweens (Ages 11 & 12)
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:

Join APL's Kids Summer Reading Books Club and receive your free copy of Dan Santat's newest graphic novel, A First Time for Everything.  This program is for upper school-age kids and tweens.  Books are available the week of June

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2-5)" group.
This event is in the "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.
This event is in the "Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Ages 11 & 12)" group.
This event is in the "Teens (Grades 7-12, Ages 12-18)" group.
This event is in the "Middle School (Grades 7-8)" group.
This event is in the "High School (Grades 9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

2024 Summer Reading Kick Off

Monday, June 24, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
First Floor at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-5), Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12), Tweens (Ages 11 & 12), Teens (Grades 7-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 7-8), High School (Grades 9-12), Adults (Ages 18+), All Ages
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: First Floor
Age Group: Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-5), Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12), Tweens (Ages 11 & 12), Teens (Grades 7-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 7-8), High School (Grades 9-12), Adults (Ages 18+), All Ages
Program Type: Performance
Event Details:

Come to the Auburn Public Library for the start of our Summer Reading Program, "Adventure Begins at Your Library!" While you're here, grab a copy of the kids, teens, or adult summer reading challenge pamphlet.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.

Crafty Kids: Shell Painting

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Paint a large clam shell with local volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier. Use it to decorate your room, or to hold small treasures. This project is best for school-aged children with adult supervision. No registration is required.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2-5)" group.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Preschool (Ages 2-5)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Preschool (Ages 2-5)
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Story Time is a fun session of storytelling, singing, and crafting. This activity is best suited for children aged between 3 to 5 years and siblings are more than welcome to participate. No prior registration is needed.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)" group.

Tie-Dyed T-Shirts

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Lawn at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Full
Required
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Kids, Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Kick off summer in style with your own custom tie-dyed T-shirt. Meet children's staff on the library lawn in clothes you don't mind getting stained.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Messy Art: Session 1

Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids
Waitlist
Required
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Children's department staff will lead kids ages 3–7 years in three messy, artistic projects. Please dress accordingly. Space is limited, please register for one session only. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Messy Art: Session 2

Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids
Open
Required
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

Children's department staff will lead kids ages 3–7 years in three messy, artistic projects. Please dress accordingly. Space is limited, please register for one session only. 

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)" group.

Hour of Code

Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Open
Required
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: STEAM/STEM
Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:

Have you ever wanted to try computer coding? Join the children's library staff for an Hour of Code. The Hour of Code is an introduction to computer science through fun activities for learners of all skill levels.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2-5)" group.

Playgroup for ages 5 and Younger

Friday, June 28, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30am
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-5)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-5)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

APL's Playgroup is a delightful playtime for children aged 5 and under. We'll provide a safe and enjoyable play space with plenty of toys. It's a great opportunity to make new friends while having fun.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.

LEGO Club

Friday, June 28, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: STEAM/STEM
Event Details:

We have all the LEGOs and space you need, just bring your imagination. Please note that this program is not suitable for very young children due to small pieces presenting a choking hazard. Registration is not required.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2-5)" group.
This event is in the "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.
This event is in the "Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)" group.

Happy Birthday America Story Time

Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Preschool (Ages 2-5), Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Open
Required
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Preschool (Ages 2-5), Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Details:

Children and their families are welcome to celebrate America's birthday with Gabrielle Wallace and her family. Join us for a patriotic story time and sing-a-long, a parade, craft, and birthday cake! All are welcome. Best for kids ages 3–12.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.

Read to a Dog: Meadow

Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Kids Read to a Dog (Meadow):

We are thrilled to offer a Saturday session of "Read to a Dog " with Renee Brezovsky and her therapy dog, Meadow. Meadow is a blue merle Australian Shepherd who is excited to meet ...

Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: Read to a Dog

We are thrilled to offer a Saturday session of "Read to a Dog " with Renee Brezovsky and her therapy dog, Meadow. Meadow is a blue merle Australian Shepherd who is excited to meet you. Please sign up for your 15-minute appointment to read to Meadow by calling the library at 207-333-6640 x3.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.

Book and a Movie: Book Pick Up Week

All Day 7/1 - 7/3
Children's Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: Book Club, Movie
Event Details:

Pick up your free copy of A Bear Called Paddington, then join us July 26th at 2pm for a viewing of the movie, followed by a short discussion to compare the similarities and differences between the book and the movie.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Movie Matinee: Elemental

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Androscoggin Community Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Androscoggin Community Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Movie
Event Details:

Bring your whole family to a free viewing of the movie, Elemental. No registration is required. Parents/caregivers must stay with their child(ren) during the movie. Rated PG, running time: 1 hour 49 minutes.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.

4th of July Flag Craft

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

In commemoration 4th of July, youth will be making an American Flag out of paper plates and tissue paper.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2-5)" group.

Preschool Story Time

Wednesday, July 3, 2024 at 10:30am - 11:00am
Maggie Trafton Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Preschool (Ages 2-5)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Preschool (Ages 2-5)
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Story Time is a fun session of storytelling, singing, and crafting. This activity is best suited for children aged between 3 to 5 years and siblings are more than welcome to participate. No prior registration is needed.

Independence Day

All Day
Auburn Public Library
Closing
Branches:
Auburn Public Library
Description:

The Library is closed for Independence Day.

This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.

Book and a Movie: Book Pick Up Week

All Day 7/5 - 7/6
Children's Room at Auburn Public Library
Age Group:
Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: Book Club, Movie
Event Details:

Pick up your free copy of A Bear Called Paddington, then join us July 26th at 2pm for a viewing of the movie, followed by a short discussion to compare the similarities and differences between the book and the movie.