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This event is in the "Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)" group.
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Summer Book Club - Pick Up Your Book Week!

All Day 6/24 - 6/29
Book Club
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

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Performance
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 "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.

Choose Your Own Adventure

10:00am - 10:30am
Other
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 7-8), High School (Grades 9-12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Throughout this summer, the Teen Space will be home to an interactive journey where you can decide how the story is told. The prompt and ballots will be available in the Teen Space and votes can be cast at any time.

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Second Floor
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Community Credit Union's Financial & Life Navigator, Ginger Leigh Smith, will be on site at the Auburn Public Library today.  The navigator can help with resource coordination, financial education, and serves as a conduit for stability in

This event is in the "Tweens (Ages 11 & 12)" group.

Tween Anime Club

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Other
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Tweens (Ages 11 & 12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Stop by the Teen Space to watch and talk about your favorite anime, draw or color and enjoy snacks with your friends! Snacks included. 

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

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts & Crafts
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

10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time
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

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Kids, Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration 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 "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.

Dungeons & Dragons

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Other
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 7-8), High School (Grades 9-12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Come to the Teen Space for a D&D adventure in a fantasy world! Open to beginners and experienced players alike. Come with a character sheet (level 1-3) or use one that we provide.  

 

This event is in the "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

Local History Room Open

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Other
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Local History Room
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

APL's Local History Room will be open and available today from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.  A volunteer will be on hand to assist with searches on local history.  The Local History Room, located on the library’s 2nd floor, contains historical docu

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Messy Art: Session 1

10:00am - 10:30am
Arts & Crafts
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration 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

11:00am - 11:30am
Arts & Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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 "Adults (Ages 18+)" group.

CareerCenter Assistance

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Other
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Second Floor
Age Group: Adults (Ages 18+)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

CareerCenter services will be available at the Auburn Public Library today from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  A consultant will be on hand to assist with job searches, the preparation of resumes and cover letters and/or provide information on education

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

2:00pm - 3:00pm
STEAM/STEM
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Kids, Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: STEAM/STEM
Registration 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

9:30am - 10:30am
Other
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 "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.

Let's Make Comics: Summer of Comics

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens (Grades 7-12, Ages 12-18), Middle School (Grades 7-8), High School (Grades 9-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

This session of Let’s Make Comics marks the start of the Summer of Comics! 

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

LEGO Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
STEAM/STEM
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 "All Ages" group.

APL Bookstore Open

9:30am - 12:30pm
Book Sale
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Book Store Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sale
Event Details:

The Auburn Public Library Bookstore is now open on Saturday mornings. from 9:30-1:00. Choose from hundreds of gently used books, with most prices under $4. We have books for children, teens, and adults.

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

10:00am - 11:00am
Arts & Crafts, Story Time
Open
Registration
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
Registration 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

11:00am - 12:00pm
Read to a Dog
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
Book Club, Movie
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

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Movie
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.

Crafty Kids: 4th of July Flag Craft

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts & Crafts
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

10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time
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.