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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
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 "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 "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 "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 "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 "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.

Independence Day

All Day
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
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.
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.

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

The Poop Museum

5:00pm - 6:00pm
STEAM/STEM
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)
Program Type: STEAM/STEM
Event Details:

The Poop Museum is the place to come for those who are curious and have questions about
poop, and also, if, like Susie Maguire, they LOVE poop and think it’s fascinating!

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 Mosaic 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:

Get crafty with local volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier. We'll provide everything you need to create a turtle using a paper mosaic technique. 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 "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!