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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 2-4)" group.

Tiny Tunes

10:00am - 10:30am
Music
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-4)
Program Type: Music
Event Details:
Tiny Tunes is a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

Crafty Kids: Make a Suncatcher

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join local volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier to create a pretty suncatcher to hang in your window. 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 2-4)" group.

Preschool Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Preschool (Ages 2-4)
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 "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

Homeschool Library Skills Tour

10:00am - 11:15am
Other
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Androscoggin Community Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Join Children's Librarian, Brandon Dyer, on a tour of the library, where you will discover the many services offered and learn how to efficiently search the library catalog and databases. Kids will also gain valuable knowledge about book care, the di...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

Read to a Dog: Mocha

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Read to a Dog
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
Program Type: Read to a Dog
Event Details:
Join APL's Read to a Dog program every Thursday and Meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha, an adorable English Shepherd who loves listening to kids read and giving kisses. Sign up your child for a 15-minute session with Mocha and make a new...
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 2-4)" group.

Playgroup for ages 5 and Younger

10:00am - 11:00am
Other
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-4)
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
APL's Playgroup is a delightful playtime, specially designed for children aged 5 and under. We'll provide a safe and enjoyable play space, along with plenty of toys. It's a great opportunity for your little ones to make new friends while having fun. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" 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, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
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 "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

LEGO Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
STEAM/STEM
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
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 "Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months)" group.
This event is in the "Preschool (Ages 2-4)" group.

Tiny Tunes

10:00am - 10:30am
Music
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-4)
Program Type: Music
Event Details:
Tiny Tunes is a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

Our Family in the Sky

4:00pm - 4:45pm
STEAM/STEM
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Grand Reading Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
Program Type: STEAM/STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Please register one parent/caregiver and one or two children only for this event as space is limited.  John Meader, an educator at Northern Stars Planetarium in Fairfield, Maine, will teach families and youth about space. Mr. Sun guides famil...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

Eclipse - When Things Line Up

5:00pm - 5:45pm
STEAM/STEM
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Grand Reading Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
Program Type: STEAM/STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
John Meader, an educator at the Northern Stars Planetarium in Fairfield, Maine, will teach families about both solar and lunar eclipses; what they are, and why they happen.   This program will also teach how to safely observe the upcoming t...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

Crafty Kids: Rainbow Macaroni Wall Hanging

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
We welcome you to drop by and create a rainbow wall hanging using colorfully dyed macaroni. 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 2-4)" group.

Preschool Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Preschool (Ages 2-4)
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 "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

Pokémon Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Other
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Androscoggin Community Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
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.

Homeschool Thursdays: Make a Bristlebot

2:00pm - 2:45pm
STEAM/STEM
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: STEAM/STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Kids ages 8–12 are invited to create a fun moving creature out of toothbrush bristles, a vibrating motor, and a watch battery. Supplies are limited, please register. Registration will open on 2/18/24. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

Read to a Dog: Mocha

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Read to a Dog
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Children's Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
Program Type: Read to a Dog
Event Details:
Join APL's Read to a Dog program every Thursday and Meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha, an adorable English Shepherd who loves listening to kids read and giving kisses. Sign up your child for a 15-minute session with Mocha and make a new...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months)" group.

Sprouts Story Time for Babies & Toddlers

9:30am - 10:00am
Story Time
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. During the program, we will read short stories, sing songs, and engage in flannel board rhymes an...
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 2-4)" group.

Sweet Peas Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-4)
Program Type: Story Time
Event Details:
Join Ms. Heather for a fun and interactive story time for children ages 4 and under and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome. We'll read very short stories, and use rhythm instruments, colorful scarves, and even a parachute to introduce popular nur...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

Fiber Art: Victorian "Crazy" Quilt

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Learn about the art of Victorian "Crazy" quilts and celebrate National Women's History Month! We will be using glue, strips of fabric, ribbon, and embellishments to create our own small quilts. We'll supply everything you need. This program is for ki...
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 2-4)" group.

Tiny Tunes

10:00am - 10:30am
Music
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Infants (Ages Birth - 24 months), Preschool (Ages 2-4)
Program Type: Music
Event Details:
Tiny Tunes is a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

The Sun and Eclipse

4:00pm - 4:45pm
STEAM/STEM
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Androscoggin Community Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
Program Type: STEAM/STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Event Details:
Jon Wallace will give a lecture to families and youth about the closest star to our planet, the sun, and explain what solar eclipses are. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)" group.

Crafty Kids: Paper Flower Pocket

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, School Age (Grades K-6, Ages 5-11)
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Celebrate the first day of spring with us. Drop by the library to create a pocket for flowers made from paper plates. 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 2-4)" group.

Preschool Story Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids, Preschool (Ages 2-4)
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.

Straw Woven Bookmark

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Arts & Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Auburn Public Library
Room: Maggie Trafton Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Celebrate National Craft Month with children's library staff. Children ages 8–12 are welcome to register to create a woven bookmark using straws, yarn, and beads. ...