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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.

Story Time with Ms. Jenn

10:00am - 10:45am
Story Time
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)
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:

Join Ms. Jenn for an interactive story time. We'll read stories, sing songs, dance, and do a craft. This story time is best for toddlers through early elementary-aged children. No registration is required.

This event is in the "Kids" 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.

Sand Art

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Arts & Crafts
Full
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:

Kids ages 5-12 are welcome to join children's department staff for a creative session of sand art. We'll provide colorful sand, funnels, and a jar for your unique design. Space is limited, please register. 

This event is in the "Kids" 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.

Crafty Kids: Fish-Themed Paper Wind Sock

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), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Jazz up your room with a handmade fish-themed paper wind sock. This weekly favorite 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 "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.

Book Bingo

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Other
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Are you looking for a fun activity? Drop into Book Bingo! You'll have the opportunity to win several small prizes throughout the hour. This program is best for children in grades K–6 and their families. No registration is required.

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: A Bear Called Paddington

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Book Club, Movie
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Androscoggin Community Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: Book Club, Movie
Event Details:

Join us for a viewing of Paddington. Movie rated PG, running time 1 hour 35 minutes. Parents/caregivers must stay with their children.

This event is in the "Kids" 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.

Crafty Kids: Paper Plate Snail

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), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Drop into the Maggie Trafton Room and create a paper plate snail with local volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier. This program 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 "Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)" group.
This event is in the "Tweens (Ages 11 & 12)" group.

Sparks' Ark

4:30pm - 5:30pm
STEAM/STEM
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Androscoggin Community Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8), Tweens (Ages 11 & 12)
Program Type: STEAM/STEM
Event Details:

People of all ages are welcome to join us for a live animal presentation with Sparks' Ark. Sparks' Ark will be bringing their wildlife education program and an assortment of live animals. No registration is required.

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

No-Sew Rag Doll Workshop

10:00am - 11:00am
Arts & Crafts, Author Talk, Story Time
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Androscoggin Community Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Author Talk, Story Time
Event Details:

In the book, The Rag Doll Gift, Kimberly can’t wait for her sixth birthday! On their sixth birthday, all the cousins in her family receive a rag doll homemade with love from Gran. Soon it would be Kimberly’s turn!

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

DIY Oobleck

3:00pm - 3:30pm
STEAM/STEM
Open
Registration
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:

Try your hand at making Oobleck, a non-Newtonain fluid. Is it a liquid or a solid? You be the judge. Supplies are limited so please register. 

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

Crafty Kids: Passport Adventure

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:

Create your own passport adventure. Fill out a passport booklet with postage stamps from around the world. Stamps donated by Doug Rogers and the Waterville Stamp Club. This project is best for school-aged children.

This event is in the "Kids" 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.

Pokémon Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Other
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Androscoggin Community Room
Age Group: Kids, Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12), Tweens (Ages 11 & 12)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:

Pokemon fans can bring their cards and trade, battle, or just hang out! This is a drop-in program, 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.

Ice Cream Scavenger Hunt

All Day 8/19 - 8/24
Scavenger Hunt
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Children's 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: Scavenger Hunt
Event Details:

Try our newest ice cream-themed scavenger hunt! Drop into the Children's Department between August 19th–August 31st to find all eight pictures of special flavors of ice cream.

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.

Ice Cream Scavenger Hunt

All Day 8/26 - 8/31
Scavenger Hunt
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Children's 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: Scavenger Hunt
Event Details:

Try our newest ice cream-themed scavenger hunt! Drop into the Children's Department between August 19th–August 31st to find all eight pictures of special flavors of ice cream.

Labor Day

All Day
Closing
Branches:
Auburn Public Library
Description:

The Library is closed for Labor Day.

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

APL's 4th Annual Fairy Fair

10:00am - 11:30am
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Androscoggin Community Room
Age Group: Kids, Preschool (Ages 2-5), Lower School Age (Grades K-3, Ages 5-8), Tweens (Ages 11 & 12), All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Calling all fairy enthusiasts! Join Mary Gagnon and her friends for a fairy-themed event where you can create enchanting fairy crafts. Dressing up is welcome, as fairies don't mind.

This event is in the "Kids" 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.

Crafty Kids: Pom-Pom Turtle

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), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Drop into the Maggie Trafton Room and create a turtle using pom-poms with local volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier. This program 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 "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.

Crafty Kids: TBA

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), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Drop into the Maggie Trafton Room to create something new each Tuesday with local volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier and library staff. This program 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 "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.

Crafty Kids: TBA

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), Upper School Age (Grades 3-6, Ages 8-12)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Drop into the Maggie Trafton Room to create something new each Tuesday with local volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier and library staff. This program is best for school-aged children with adult supervision. No registration is required.

Veterans' Day

All Day
Closing
Branches:
Auburn Public Library
Description:

The Library is closed for Veterans' Day.

Thanksgiving Day

All Day
Closing
Branches:
Auburn Public Library
Description:

The Library is closed for Thanksgiving.

Christmas Eve

1:00pm - 6:00pm
Closing
Branches:
Auburn Public Library
Description:

The Library will close at 1PM for Christmas Eve.