Saturday October 1, 2022
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Library Book Store Open

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Monday October 3, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids! Tiny Tunes

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Supporting the Mental Wellbeing of Teens

Join Dana Anderson, the Executive Director of valo, for a conversation about the ways we can all support the mental wellbeing of the youth in our lives and celebrate the launch of valo's book, "Valo: Lighting a Pathway to Teen Connection."  In true valo, style, these conversations will be open, engaging, and connecting.  Our intention is to create a space for folks to talk about the ups and downs of supporting teens today.  We hope you'll come along!

This program is designed for parents, grandparents, teachers and coaches ... come join the conversation!  The program will take place in the Androscoggin Community Room.

Curious?  Learn more at valomaine.org or email info@valomaine.org.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Join Dana Anderson, the Executive Director of valo, for a conversation about the ways we can all support the mental wellbeing of the youth in our lives and celebrate the launch of valo's book, "Valo: Lighting a Pathway to Teen Connection."  In true valo, style, these conversations will be open, engaging, and connecting.  Our intention is to create a space for folks to talk about the ups and downs of supporting teens today.  We hope you'll come along!

This program is designed for parents, grandparents, teachers and coaches ... come join the conversation!  The program will take place in the Androscoggin Community Room.

Curious?  Learn more at valomaine.org or email info@valomaine.org.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Tuesday October 4, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Try-it Tuesday: Halloween Haunted House Decoration

Join children's department volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier, to create a spooky Halloween-themed haunted house decoration for your home. This program is best for children ages 4 - 12. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join children's department volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier, to create a spooky Halloween-themed haunted house decoration for your home. This program is best for children ages 4 - 12. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fall Slow Flow Yoga

Take some time to slow down and dive deeper into the poses, while gaining strength, flexibility, and core balance.  Use the power of your breath and intention to slowly move through your practice with intention and introspection in this vinyasa style class.  This is a moderately challenging class where pose variations will be offered to help everyone find their unique level of success.  Have a yoga mat, a yoga block or two, and wear comfortable clothes that will allow you to move well.  Take some time for yourself to move and breathe with grace, poise and ease.

Learn more about our instructor, Tisha Bremner, at https://www.innerlightwell.com/.

This program will meet weekly, every Tuesday, through November 1, and registrants will have the option of taking part virtually, via Zoom, or in person.  To register (required), email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  When registering, please let us know whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Take some time to slow down and dive deeper into the poses, while gaining strength, flexibility, and core balance.  Use the power of your breath and intention to slowly move through your practice with intention and introspection in this vinyasa style class.  This is a moderately challenging class where pose variations will be offered to help everyone find their unique level of success.  Have a yoga mat, a yoga block or two, and wear comfortable clothes that will allow you to move well.  Take some time for yourself to move and breathe with grace, poise and ease.

Learn more about our instructor, Tisha Bremner, at https://www.innerlightwell.com/.

This program will meet weekly, every Tuesday, through November 1, and registrants will have the option of taking part virtually, via Zoom, or in person.  To register (required), email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  When registering, please let us know whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Wednesday October 5, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 3 - 5, siblings are welcome. Masks are recommended.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 3 - 5, siblings are welcome. Masks are recommended.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Thursday October 6, 2022
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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Kids! Homeschool Book Club - Whispering Pines, by Heidi Lang

Join children's librarian, Brandon Dyer, for Homeschool Book Club. Children who are able to make the commitment to read and attend book club will be provided with a free copy of Whispering Pines by Heidi Lang. This spooky book is best for kids ages 9 - 12. Space is limited, please call the library at 207-333-6640 x3 to register.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join children's librarian, Brandon Dyer, for Homeschool Book Club. Children who are able to make the commitment to read and attend book club will be provided with a free copy of Whispering Pines by Heidi Lang. This spooky book is best for kids ages 9 - 12. Space is limited, please call the library at 207-333-6640 x3 to register.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CareerCenter Assistance

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 and training related to one's career interests.  Appointments are on a drop in, first come-first serve basis.  Please check in at the Reference Desk (2nd floor) upon arrival.  Any change to the consultant's schedule will be posted here.

We also offer Thursday appointments with a CareerCenter consultant here at the Auburn Public Library, via Zoom.  Possible times are 9, 10, and 11 a.m., and 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (subject to availability).  To schedule a virtual meeting, please stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  On the day of the meeting, please arrive 10-15 minutes early; library staff will set up a webcam and help you get started.

The CareerCenter is a division of the Maine Department of Labor and a proud partner of the American Job Center network.

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 and training related to one's career interests.  Appointments are on a drop in, first come-first serve basis.  Please check in at the Reference Desk (2nd floor) upon arrival.  Any change to the consultant's schedule will be posted here.

We also offer Thursday appointments with a CareerCenter consultant here at the Auburn Public Library, via Zoom.  Possible times are 9, 10, and 11 a.m., and 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (subject to availability).  To schedule a virtual meeting, please stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  On the day of the meeting, please arrive 10-15 minutes early; library staff will set up a webcam and help you get started.

The CareerCenter is a division of the Maine Department of Labor and a proud partner of the American Job Center network.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Read to a Dog

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday October 7, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kids! Block Playtime for Toddlers

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide several kinds of blocks. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide several kinds of blocks. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids! Maine Student Book Award Chat-Online via Facebook

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! LEGO Club

Join us for LEGO club. We'll provide the LEGOs and the space, you provide your imagination. This program is not suitable for very young children due to small pieces presenting a choking hazard. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for LEGO club. We'll provide the LEGOs and the space, you provide your imagination. This program is not suitable for very young children due to small pieces presenting a choking hazard. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Saturday October 8, 2022
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Library Book Store Open

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Monday October 10, 2022
Tuesday October 11, 2022
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dignity in Public Discourse (Senior College in the Community)

Attendees will learn about dignity theory, explore the role it plays in public debates over controversial issues, and learn best practices for supporting dignity and moving forward together.  We discuss and analyze contentious local and national issues through a dignity lens, and apply new approaches.

This session will be led by Dr. Tora Johnson.  Dr. Johnson earned her PhD in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources from the University of Maine.  Before her son was born in 1996, she made a career of teaching and crewing aboard several of the large sailing vessels that ply the coast of New England, as well as commercial fishing in Alaska.  Dr. Johnson's current social and spatial science research focuses on supporting sustainable and prosperous rural communities in a changing world.  Centering on dignity as a guiding principle, her work utilizes best practices for resolving conflict and engaging diverse people in productive decision making.  She has collaborated with installation artists and sculptors on community-based and place-based installation art projects.  Also a writer, her award-winning book, Entanglements: The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen, was released in 2005.

This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.  

This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Attendees will learn about dignity theory, explore the role it plays in public debates over controversial issues, and learn best practices for supporting dignity and moving forward together.  We discuss and analyze contentious local and national issues through a dignity lens, and apply new approaches.

This session will be led by Dr. Tora Johnson.  Dr. Johnson earned her PhD in Human Dimensions of Natural Resources from the University of Maine.  Before her son was born in 1996, she made a career of teaching and crewing aboard several of the large sailing vessels that ply the coast of New England, as well as commercial fishing in Alaska.  Dr. Johnson's current social and spatial science research focuses on supporting sustainable and prosperous rural communities in a changing world.  Centering on dignity as a guiding principle, her work utilizes best practices for resolving conflict and engaging diverse people in productive decision making.  She has collaborated with installation artists and sculptors on community-based and place-based installation art projects.  Also a writer, her award-winning book, Entanglements: The Intertwined Fates of Whales and Fishermen, was released in 2005.

This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.  

This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

 
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2:00 PM
TED Talk Tuesday: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

On selected Tuesdays, we will feature a TED Talk which relates to either a program we are offering or an event on the calendar.  The chosen TED Talk will be shared on our Facebook page (Auburn Public Library Advocates) at this time.

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Launched in October 1987, it is a time to connect and unite individuals and organizations, while raising awareness of the issue of domestic violence.  The TED Talk we've selected to share this month touches upon one of the questions people in an abusive relationship are often asked, "Why don't you just leave?"  Today's TED Talk will address that question.  

For more information on this or other programs, email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or contact the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

On selected Tuesdays, we will feature a TED Talk which relates to either a program we are offering or an event on the calendar.  The chosen TED Talk will be shared on our Facebook page (Auburn Public Library Advocates) at this time.

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Launched in October 1987, it is a time to connect and unite individuals and organizations, while raising awareness of the issue of domestic violence.  The TED Talk we've selected to share this month touches upon one of the questions people in an abusive relationship are often asked, "Why don't you just leave?"  Today's TED Talk will address that question.  

For more information on this or other programs, email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or contact the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Try-it Tuesday: Candy Corn Catapults

Join children's department staff for a fun and interactive Halloween STEM activity which will feature flying objects! Children can participate in a hands-on catapult-building activity. See how well you can fling candy corn onto a target. This session is best for children in grades 2 - 6, younger elementary students are welcome. Supplies are limited, please register.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room
There are 9 spaces available.

Join children's department staff for a fun and interactive Halloween STEM activity which will feature flying objects! Children can participate in a hands-on catapult-building activity. See how well you can fling candy corn onto a target. This session is best for children in grades 2 - 6, younger elementary students are welcome. Supplies are limited, please register.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fall Slow Flow Yoga

Take some time to slow down and dive deeper into the poses, while gaining strength, flexibility, and core balance.  Use the power of your breath and intention to slowly move through your practice with intention and introspection in this vinyasa style class.  This is a moderately challenging class where pose variations will be offered to help everyone find their unique level of success.  Have a yoga mat, a yoga block or two, and wear comfortable clothes that will allow you to move well.  Take some time for yourself to move and breathe with grace, poise and ease.

Learn more about our instructor, Tisha Bremner, at https://www.innerlightwell.com/.

This program will meet weekly, every Tuesday, through November 1, and registrants will have the option of taking part virtually, via Zoom, or in person.  To register (required), email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  When registering, please let us know whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Take some time to slow down and dive deeper into the poses, while gaining strength, flexibility, and core balance.  Use the power of your breath and intention to slowly move through your practice with intention and introspection in this vinyasa style class.  This is a moderately challenging class where pose variations will be offered to help everyone find their unique level of success.  Have a yoga mat, a yoga block or two, and wear comfortable clothes that will allow you to move well.  Take some time for yourself to move and breathe with grace, poise and ease.

Learn more about our instructor, Tisha Bremner, at https://www.innerlightwell.com/.

This program will meet weekly, every Tuesday, through November 1, and registrants will have the option of taking part virtually, via Zoom, or in person.  To register (required), email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  When registering, please let us know whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Wednesday October 12, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 3 - 5, siblings are welcome. Masks are recommended.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 3 - 5, siblings are welcome. Masks are recommended.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
TEENS! Anime Club

Drop-in for our teen Anime Club meet-up! We do a fun craft and enjoy snacks while we watch your favorite anime! This will be held in the Teen Space on the second floor, from 4:00 - 5:00 PM. 

LOCATION: Teen Space

Drop-in for our teen Anime Club meet-up! We do a fun craft and enjoy snacks while we watch your favorite anime! This will be held in the Teen Space on the second floor, from 4:00 - 5:00 PM. 

LOCATION: Teen Space

Thursday October 13, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Kids! Move & Groove w/ Ms. Jenn

Join Jenn Tyler for interactive stories, music, and movement. Sing, dance, pretend, and use rhythm scarves, bean bags, and even a parachute! This program is best for children ages 3 - 7. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join Jenn Tyler for interactive stories, music, and movement. Sing, dance, pretend, and use rhythm scarves, bean bags, and even a parachute! This program is best for children ages 3 - 7. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CareerCenter Assistance

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 and training related to one's career interests.  Appointments are on a drop in, first come-first serve basis.  Please check in at the Reference Desk (2nd floor) upon arrival.  Any change to the consultant's schedule will be posted here.

We also offer Thursday appointments with a CareerCenter consultant here at the Auburn Public Library, via Zoom.  Possible times are 9, 10, and 11 a.m., and 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (subject to availability).  To schedule a virtual meeting, please stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  On the day of the meeting, please arrive 10-15 minutes early; library staff will set up a webcam and help you get started.

The CareerCenter is a division of the Maine Department of Labor and a proud partner of the American Job Center network.

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 and training related to one's career interests.  Appointments are on a drop in, first come-first serve basis.  Please check in at the Reference Desk (2nd floor) upon arrival.  Any change to the consultant's schedule will be posted here.

We also offer Thursday appointments with a CareerCenter consultant here at the Auburn Public Library, via Zoom.  Possible times are 9, 10, and 11 a.m., and 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (subject to availability).  To schedule a virtual meeting, please stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  On the day of the meeting, please arrive 10-15 minutes early; library staff will set up a webcam and help you get started.

The CareerCenter is a division of the Maine Department of Labor and a proud partner of the American Job Center network.

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Inside the Medina of Fez, Morocco (Senior College in the Community)
This class will introduce the great Moroccan City of Fez, and its oldest quarter, the medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the only intact medieval city in the Arab world. Considered the imperial and spiritual capital of Morocco, the Fez medina is a jewel of history, culture, artisan crafts, and architecture. Learn about some of its famous citizens, including Fatima al-Fihri, who in the year 859 CE, used her inheritance to found the famous Qarawiyyin Mosque and University that still stand today.  
 
Kay Hardy Campbell, the presenter, is a life-long student of Arabic language, culture, history, and music, Kay majored in Arabic at the University of Minnesota and earned a Master's degree from Harvard in Middle Eastern Studies. She lived in Saudi Arabia for several years, and writes about Arab culture for AramcoWorld Magazine. Her first novel, A Caravan of Brides, is set in the world of Saudi women. She has published several articles about the folk music and folk dances of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf, and is a director and co-founder of the Arabic Music Retreat. On her first visit to Morocco, she felt instantly drawn to the city of Fez, particularly its medina, sensing that history was very near. She and her husband live in Midcoast Maine. The medina is the setting for Kay Hardy Campbell's novel, The Sons of Fez: A Moroccan Time Travel Adventure. 
 
This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.
 
This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
 
 
LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room
This class will introduce the great Moroccan City of Fez, and its oldest quarter, the medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the only intact medieval city in the Arab world. Considered the imperial and spiritual capital of Morocco, the Fez medina is a jewel of history, culture, artisan crafts, and architecture. Learn about some of its famous citizens, including Fatima al-Fihri, who in the year 859 CE, used her inheritance to found the famous Qarawiyyin Mosque and University that still stand today.  
 
Kay Hardy Campbell, the presenter, is a life-long student of Arabic language, culture, history, and music, Kay majored in Arabic at the University of Minnesota and earned a Master's degree from Harvard in Middle Eastern Studies. She lived in Saudi Arabia for several years, and writes about Arab culture for AramcoWorld Magazine. Her first novel, A Caravan of Brides, is set in the world of Saudi women. She has published several articles about the folk music and folk dances of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf, and is a director and co-founder of the Arabic Music Retreat. On her first visit to Morocco, she felt instantly drawn to the city of Fez, particularly its medina, sensing that history was very near. She and her husband live in Midcoast Maine. The medina is the setting for Kay Hardy Campbell's novel, The Sons of Fez: A Moroccan Time Travel Adventure. 
 
This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.
 
This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
 
 
LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Read to a Dog

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teens! Halloween Cupcake War

Love a good Halloween treat?  Joins us in the Teen Space for our first annual Cupcake War!  Come decorate your own cupcake.  Cupcakes and decorating supplies provided.  Participants vote for their favorite.  Everyone wins because you get to eat your cupcake after the competition!

This event will take place in person, in the Teen Space (2nd floor), and is for teens (ages 12-18).  For our planning purposes, registration is required.  To register, click the link below or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

 

LOCATION: Teen Space
There are 12 spaces available.

Love a good Halloween treat?  Joins us in the Teen Space for our first annual Cupcake War!  Come decorate your own cupcake.  Cupcakes and decorating supplies provided.  Participants vote for their favorite.  Everyone wins because you get to eat your cupcake after the competition!

This event will take place in person, in the Teen Space (2nd floor), and is for teens (ages 12-18).  For our planning purposes, registration is required.  To register, click the link below or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

 

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 12 spaces available.

Friday October 14, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kids! Playgroup for Infants - 5 Years Old

Join us for a special playtime for infants to children 5 years old. We'll provide a room full of toys. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a special playtime for infants to children 5 years old. We'll provide a room full of toys. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids! Maine Student Book Award Chat-Online via Facebook

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Saturday October 15, 2022
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Library Book Store Open

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kids! Mad Science Halloween Spooktacular

Get ready for a Halloween science adventure that starts off with a spooky... but not too spooky... Halloween story about Dr. Erlenmeyer Funkenstein and the Mad Science Goblin! Prepare for science tricks & treats. Reach into a magic bag...Boo! That's okay, we promise it won't bite. Get hands-on with gooey eyeballs and find out what can happen to a scientist if they do not follow proper safety rules. You will marvel at the foaming Jack O'Lantern and hear the sound of the Spooky Mad Science Goblin. Witness ghosts appear out of thin air and a chemical reaction that will light up the room. Finally, ultraviolet light will reveal an interesting visitor and complete your experience with the most "maddening" and scientifically spooky Halloween show ever! No registration is required.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Get ready for a Halloween science adventure that starts off with a spooky... but not too spooky... Halloween story about Dr. Erlenmeyer Funkenstein and the Mad Science Goblin! Prepare for science tricks & treats. Reach into a magic bag...Boo! That's okay, we promise it won't bite. Get hands-on with gooey eyeballs and find out what can happen to a scientist if they do not follow proper safety rules. You will marvel at the foaming Jack O'Lantern and hear the sound of the Spooky Mad Science Goblin. Witness ghosts appear out of thin air and a chemical reaction that will light up the room. Finally, ultraviolet light will reveal an interesting visitor and complete your experience with the most "maddening" and scientifically spooky Halloween show ever! No registration is required.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Monday October 17, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids! Tiny Tunes

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Medicare 101

Open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15.  Do you know all you need to know to select the right insurance plan for you?  If not, you are invited to this free seminar with an experienced insurance broker who specializes in helping clients with Medicare planning needs.  Medicare 101 is meant to help people navigate the options with Medicare and sign up with social security.  This presentation will help you have a better understanding of your medicare options, deadlines and fines that may be imposed if you do not sign up on time.

This program is offered by Renata Lahner of The Lahner Group, whose mission is to provide unbiased Medicare and insurance advice for individuals from all walks of life while simplifying the complexities of your healthcare options.  Renata specializes in helping clients with Medicare, social security, and life insurance needs.   The program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15.  Do you know all you need to know to select the right insurance plan for you?  If not, you are invited to this free seminar with an experienced insurance broker who specializes in helping clients with Medicare planning needs.  Medicare 101 is meant to help people navigate the options with Medicare and sign up with social security.  This presentation will help you have a better understanding of your medicare options, deadlines and fines that may be imposed if you do not sign up on time.

This program is offered by Renata Lahner of The Lahner Group, whose mission is to provide unbiased Medicare and insurance advice for individuals from all walks of life while simplifying the complexities of your healthcare options.  Renata specializes in helping clients with Medicare, social security, and life insurance needs.   The program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Kids Can Cook: Graveyard Pudding

Kids in grades 2 - 6 are welcome to join us for Kids Can Cook! This month we'll be making a graveyard pudding dessert with chocolate pudding, cookies, and gummy worms! Supplies are limited, please register online or call the library at 207-333-6640, x 3. Registration will open up in mid-September.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room
There are 4 spaces available.

Kids in grades 2 - 6 are welcome to join us for Kids Can Cook! This month we'll be making a graveyard pudding dessert with chocolate pudding, cookies, and gummy worms! Supplies are limited, please register online or call the library at 207-333-6640, x 3. Registration will open up in mid-September.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Monday Book Group

Monday's Book of the Month club will read a book each month that matches the month in theme or setting. The October selection is The Sentence by Louise Erdrich. The Book of the Month Club meets the third Monday of each month at 5:30PM (Oct. 17 and Nov. 21). Copies of the book are available through online requesting or the Cloud Library. All are welcome.

LOCATION: First floor

Monday's Book of the Month club will read a book each month that matches the month in theme or setting. The October selection is The Sentence by Louise Erdrich. The Book of the Month Club meets the third Monday of each month at 5:30PM (Oct. 17 and Nov. 21). Copies of the book are available through online requesting or the Cloud Library. All are welcome.

LOCATION: First floor

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Medicare 101

Open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15.  Do you know all you need to know to select the right insurance plan for you?  If not, you are invited to this free seminar with an experienced insurance broker who specializes in helping clients with Medicare planning needs.  Medicare 101 is meant to help people navigate the options with Medicare and sign up with social security.  This presentation will help you have a better understanding of your medicare options, deadlines and fines that may be imposed if you do not sign up on time.

This program is offered by Renata Lahner of The Lahner Group, whose mission is to provide unbiased Medicare and insurance advice for individuals from all walks of life while simplifying the complexities of your healthcare options.  Renata specializes in helping clients with Medicare, social security, and life insurance needs.   The program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Open enrollment for Medicare begins October 15.  Do you know all you need to know to select the right insurance plan for you?  If not, you are invited to this free seminar with an experienced insurance broker who specializes in helping clients with Medicare planning needs.  Medicare 101 is meant to help people navigate the options with Medicare and sign up with social security.  This presentation will help you have a better understanding of your medicare options, deadlines and fines that may be imposed if you do not sign up on time.

This program is offered by Renata Lahner of The Lahner Group, whose mission is to provide unbiased Medicare and insurance advice for individuals from all walks of life while simplifying the complexities of your healthcare options.  Renata specializes in helping clients with Medicare, social security, and life insurance needs.   The program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Tuesday October 18, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Try-it Tuesday: Paint a Pumpkin

Join children's department staff for an afternoon of pumpkin painting. We'll provide everything you need. Please plan to wear a paint-friendly outfit. This program is suitable for kids of all ages. Limited supplies. Please call the children's department to register your child at 207-333-6640 x3.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room
There are 16 spaces available.

Join children's department staff for an afternoon of pumpkin painting. We'll provide everything you need. Please plan to wear a paint-friendly outfit. This program is suitable for kids of all ages. Limited supplies. Please call the children's department to register your child at 207-333-6640 x3.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

There are 16 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fall Slow Flow Yoga

Take some time to slow down and dive deeper into the poses, while gaining strength, flexibility, and core balance.  Use the power of your breath and intention to slowly move through your practice with intention and introspection in this vinyasa style class.  This is a moderately challenging class where pose variations will be offered to help everyone find their unique level of success.  Have a yoga mat, a yoga block or two, and wear comfortable clothes that will allow you to move well.  Take some time for yourself to move and breathe with grace, poise and ease.

Learn more about our instructor, Tisha Bremner, at https://www.innerlightwell.com/.

This program will meet weekly, every Tuesday, through November 1, and registrants will have the option of taking part virtually, via Zoom, or in person.  To register (required), email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  When registering, please let us know whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Take some time to slow down and dive deeper into the poses, while gaining strength, flexibility, and core balance.  Use the power of your breath and intention to slowly move through your practice with intention and introspection in this vinyasa style class.  This is a moderately challenging class where pose variations will be offered to help everyone find their unique level of success.  Have a yoga mat, a yoga block or two, and wear comfortable clothes that will allow you to move well.  Take some time for yourself to move and breathe with grace, poise and ease.

Learn more about our instructor, Tisha Bremner, at https://www.innerlightwell.com/.

This program will meet weekly, every Tuesday, through November 1, and registrants will have the option of taking part virtually, via Zoom, or in person.  To register (required), email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  When registering, please let us know whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Wednesday October 19, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 3 - 5, siblings are welcome. Masks are recommended.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 3 - 5, siblings are welcome. Masks are recommended.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
TEENS! Gaming Hour

Join us for Gaming Hour! The Xbox and Wii will be set up with a few games for each, along with some board and card games and puzzles. Teens are welcome to bring their own games, but only those rated T (Teen) and E (Everyone) will be allowed. Gaming Hour is for teens, ages 12-18.

This program will take place in the Androscoggin Community Room.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Join us for Gaming Hour! The Xbox and Wii will be set up with a few games for each, along with some board and card games and puzzles. Teens are welcome to bring their own games, but only those rated T (Teen) and E (Everyone) will be allowed. Gaming Hour is for teens, ages 12-18.

This program will take place in the Androscoggin Community Room.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Thursday October 20, 2022
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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Kids! Chickadee Story Time

Join Auburn Public Library Children's Department Librarian, Brandon Dyer, for a special Chickadee Award story time. He will read one of the nominated picture books and offer a related activity. The Chickadee Award is a student-chosen picture book award program for children in grades K - 4. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Join Auburn Public Library Children's Department Librarian, Brandon Dyer, for a special Chickadee Award story time. He will read one of the nominated picture books and offer a related activity. The Chickadee Award is a student-chosen picture book award program for children in grades K - 4. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CareerCenter Assistance

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 and training related to one's career interests.  Appointments are on a drop in, first come-first serve basis.  Please check in at the Reference Desk (2nd floor) upon arrival.  Any change to the consultant's schedule will be posted here.

We also offer Thursday appointments with a CareerCenter consultant here at the Auburn Public Library, via Zoom.  Possible times are 9, 10, and 11 a.m., and 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (subject to availability).  To schedule a virtual meeting, please stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  On the day of the meeting, please arrive 10-15 minutes early; library staff will set up a webcam and help you get started.

The CareerCenter is a division of the Maine Department of Labor and a proud partner of the American Job Center network.

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 and training related to one's career interests.  Appointments are on a drop in, first come-first serve basis.  Please check in at the Reference Desk (2nd floor) upon arrival.  Any change to the consultant's schedule will be posted here.

We also offer Thursday appointments with a CareerCenter consultant here at the Auburn Public Library, via Zoom.  Possible times are 9, 10, and 11 a.m., and 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (subject to availability).  To schedule a virtual meeting, please stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  On the day of the meeting, please arrive 10-15 minutes early; library staff will set up a webcam and help you get started.

The CareerCenter is a division of the Maine Department of Labor and a proud partner of the American Job Center network.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Read to a Dog

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Digital Literacy Workshop: Navigating the Internet

In today's workshop, students will learn about web browsers and search engines and build skills to navigate the internet.  Some skills covered include using a web browser, using a search engine, navigating a website, and learning tips and tricks for advanced searches.  Participants will have hands-on experience practicing their new skills.

This program, one in a series of five, is made possible by a grant from the Public Library Association's Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, which is supported by AT&T.

This workshop will take place in person, in the library's Computer Lab located on the 2nd floor.  Registration is required as space is limited.  To register, click on the link below or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

The next program in this series, Learning the Basics of Email, will take place on November 17.

 

LOCATION: Computer Lab (2nd floor)
There are 11 spaces available.

In today's workshop, students will learn about web browsers and search engines and build skills to navigate the internet.  Some skills covered include using a web browser, using a search engine, navigating a website, and learning tips and tricks for advanced searches.  Participants will have hands-on experience practicing their new skills.

This program, one in a series of five, is made possible by a grant from the Public Library Association's Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, which is supported by AT&T.

This workshop will take place in person, in the library's Computer Lab located on the 2nd floor.  Registration is required as space is limited.  To register, click on the link below or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

The next program in this series, Learning the Basics of Email, will take place on November 17.

 

LOCATION: Computer Lab (2nd floor)

There are 11 spaces available.

Friday October 21, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday Book Club

Please join us to discuss our October selection, The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. New Members are always welcome!The discussion will take place in the conference room on the ground floor.

LOCATION: Conference Room

Please join us to discuss our October selection, The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. New Members are always welcome!The discussion will take place in the conference room on the ground floor.

LOCATION: Conference Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids! Maine Student Book Award Chat-Online via Facebook

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

 
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4:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Kids! Free Family Movie: Monsters, Inc.

Join us for a free viewing of the family movie, Monsters, Inc. Rated G, running time 1 hour 36 minutes. No registration is required. Parents/caregivers must remain with their child(ren) during the movie.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Join us for a free viewing of the family movie, Monsters, Inc. Rated G, running time 1 hour 36 minutes. No registration is required. Parents/caregivers must remain with their child(ren) during the movie.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Saturday October 22, 2022
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Library Book Store Open

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kids! 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.

LOCATION: Children's Room

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.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday October 24, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids! Tiny Tunes

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Happiness, Humor, and Health (Senior College in the Community)
You don’t have to be a scientist to know that humor and laughter make you feel good. So is it the endorphins? the ridiculousness? the punch line? your racing pulse? your big breaths? identifying with the joke, story, cartoon? Why does a belly laugh bring tears? We will share and learn together the answers to these and even more questions as we explore the connections between happiness, humor, laughter, health, and life in general. Please bring your jokes, stories, whatever makes you laugh, makes you happy.
 
Dr. Elcha Buckman is a smart, nice and fun person who comes from a funny family, and has passed this on to her sons (is it genetic?). She can be funny but since graduate school in 1975 she sometimes takes her humor very seriously. Elcha holds a BS, MS, and PhD from Boston University and is certified in child, adolescent, and family psychiatry, but admits these aren’t required to be humorous and laugh. For over 70 years Elcha has observed, listened, studied, researched, lectured, published, and practiced humor to help people find their happiness, sense of humor and health. In addition to loving that, her hobbies are her friends, children, grandchildren, Mini-Schnauzer, needlework, music, swimming, and exploring.
 
This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
 
You don’t have to be a scientist to know that humor and laughter make you feel good. So is it the endorphins? the ridiculousness? the punch line? your racing pulse? your big breaths? identifying with the joke, story, cartoon? Why does a belly laugh bring tears? We will share and learn together the answers to these and even more questions as we explore the connections between happiness, humor, laughter, health, and life in general. Please bring your jokes, stories, whatever makes you laugh, makes you happy.
 
Dr. Elcha Buckman is a smart, nice and fun person who comes from a funny family, and has passed this on to her sons (is it genetic?). She can be funny but since graduate school in 1975 she sometimes takes her humor very seriously. Elcha holds a BS, MS, and PhD from Boston University and is certified in child, adolescent, and family psychiatry, but admits these aren’t required to be humorous and laugh. For over 70 years Elcha has observed, listened, studied, researched, lectured, published, and practiced humor to help people find their happiness, sense of humor and health. In addition to loving that, her hobbies are her friends, children, grandchildren, Mini-Schnauzer, needlework, music, swimming, and exploring.
 
This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
 
Tuesday October 25, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mystery book club

Do you love a good mystery? Come and discuss with other mystery lovers! Our new Mystery Book Club will met on October 25 at 10:30AM. Our October selection is Poacher's Son by Paul Doiron, the first in the Mike
Bowditch series. Other meetings might center around a series, an author or a theme. Bring your ideas! And each meeting will have time to talk about what we are currently reading.

We'll have a few copies of the book at the desk, it is also available through online requesting and on the Cloud Library.

LOCATION: Conference Room

Do you love a good mystery? Come and discuss with other mystery lovers! Our new Mystery Book Club will met on October 25 at 10:30AM. Our October selection is Poacher's Son by Paul Doiron, the first in the Mike
Bowditch series. Other meetings might center around a series, an author or a theme. Bring your ideas! And each meeting will have time to talk about what we are currently reading.

We'll have a few copies of the book at the desk, it is also available through online requesting and on the Cloud Library.

LOCATION: Conference Room

 
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2:00 PM
TED Talk Tuesday: Bullying Prevention Month

On selected Tuesdays, we will feature a TED Talk which relates to either a program we are offering or an event on the calendar.  The chosen TED Talk will be shared on our Facebook page (Auburn Public Library Advocates) at this time.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.  It is a month-long effort to prevent bullying, and promote kindness, acceptance and inclusion.  The TED Talk we've selected to share this month shares what it's like to be young ... and different.  We hope you enjoy it!

For more information on this or other programs, email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or contact the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

On selected Tuesdays, we will feature a TED Talk which relates to either a program we are offering or an event on the calendar.  The chosen TED Talk will be shared on our Facebook page (Auburn Public Library Advocates) at this time.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month.  It is a month-long effort to prevent bullying, and promote kindness, acceptance and inclusion.  The TED Talk we've selected to share this month shares what it's like to be young ... and different.  We hope you enjoy it!

For more information on this or other programs, email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or contact the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Try-it Tuesday: Candy Corn Beaded Keychain

Join children's department staff as we create candy corn keychains with pony beads and gimp. This program is best for children in grades 2 - 6. Supplies are limited, please register.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Join children's department staff as we create candy corn keychains with pony beads and gimp. This program is best for children in grades 2 - 6. Supplies are limited, please register.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fall Slow Flow Yoga

Take some time to slow down and dive deeper into the poses, while gaining strength, flexibility, and core balance.  Use the power of your breath and intention to slowly move through your practice with intention and introspection in this vinyasa style class.  This is a moderately challenging class where pose variations will be offered to help everyone find their unique level of success.  Have a yoga mat, a yoga block or two, and wear comfortable clothes that will allow you to move well.  Take some time for yourself to move and breathe with grace, poise and ease.

Learn more about our instructor, Tisha Bremner, at https://www.innerlightwell.com/.

This program will meet weekly, every Tuesday, through November 1, and registrants will have the option of taking part virtually, via Zoom, or in person. To register (required), email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  When registering, please let us know whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Take some time to slow down and dive deeper into the poses, while gaining strength, flexibility, and core balance.  Use the power of your breath and intention to slowly move through your practice with intention and introspection in this vinyasa style class.  This is a moderately challenging class where pose variations will be offered to help everyone find their unique level of success.  Have a yoga mat, a yoga block or two, and wear comfortable clothes that will allow you to move well.  Take some time for yourself to move and breathe with grace, poise and ease.

Learn more about our instructor, Tisha Bremner, at https://www.innerlightwell.com/.

This program will meet weekly, every Tuesday, through November 1, and registrants will have the option of taking part virtually, via Zoom, or in person. To register (required), email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  When registering, please let us know whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Wednesday October 26, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 3 - 5, siblings are welcome. Masks are recommended.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 3 - 5, siblings are welcome. Masks are recommended.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teens! Harry Potter Trivia

Calling all Potterheads! Get into the start of the holiday season this October as we host a Harry Potter trivia competition! Get your sorting hats on and wands at the ready.

This event is for teens, ages 12-18 and will take place in the Teen Space (2nd floor).  No registration is necessary.

LOCATION: Teen Space

Calling all Potterheads! Get into the start of the holiday season this October as we host a Harry Potter trivia competition! Get your sorting hats on and wands at the ready.

This event is for teens, ages 12-18 and will take place in the Teen Space (2nd floor).  No registration is necessary.

LOCATION: Teen Space

Thursday October 27, 2022
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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Kids! Homeschool Book Club - Whispering Pines, by Heidi Lang

Join children's librarian, Brandon Dyer, for Homeschool Book Club. Children who are able to make the commitment to read and attend book club will be provided with a free copy of Whispering Pines by Heidi Lang. This spooky book is best for kids ages 9 - 12. Space is limited, please call the library at 207-333-6640 x3 to register.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join children's librarian, Brandon Dyer, for Homeschool Book Club. Children who are able to make the commitment to read and attend book club will be provided with a free copy of Whispering Pines by Heidi Lang. This spooky book is best for kids ages 9 - 12. Space is limited, please call the library at 207-333-6640 x3 to register.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
CareerCenter Assistance

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 and training related to one's career interests.  Appointments are on a drop in, first come-first serve basis.  Please check in at the Reference Desk (2nd floor) upon arrival.  Any change to the consultant's schedule will be posted here.

We also offer Thursday appointments with a CareerCenter consultant here at the Auburn Public Library, via Zoom.  Possible times are 9, 10, and 11 a.m., and 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (subject to availability).  To schedule a virtual meeting, please stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  On the day of the meeting, please arrive 10-15 minutes early; library staff will set up a webcam and help you get started.

The CareerCenter is a division of the Maine Department of Labor and a proud partner of the American Job Center network.

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 and training related to one's career interests.  Appointments are on a drop in, first come-first serve basis.  Please check in at the Reference Desk (2nd floor) upon arrival.  Any change to the consultant's schedule will be posted here.

We also offer Thursday appointments with a CareerCenter consultant here at the Auburn Public Library, via Zoom.  Possible times are 9, 10, and 11 a.m., and 2, 3, and 4 p.m. (subject to availability).  To schedule a virtual meeting, please stop by the Reference Desk or give us a call at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  On the day of the meeting, please arrive 10-15 minutes early; library staff will set up a webcam and help you get started.

The CareerCenter is a division of the Maine Department of Labor and a proud partner of the American Job Center network.

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Auburn Abroad: The Interesting Life of Pauline Jordan Rankin
Pauline Jordan, a native of Auburn, was the daughter of Charles A. Jordan who built the Jordan House on Academy Street.  Trained as a nurse, duringg WWI, she signed up with the Red Cross and was stationed in Europe.  Later, she joined the Near East Relief Effort.  She married an engineer who would become a diplomat.  As a civilian, Pauline was held as a prisoner of war in both WWI and WWII.
 
Lin Wright is a genealogist and historian who enjoys researching people and using their lives to illustrate the larger stories of different times and places.  Lin earned an M.A. in American and New England Studies from USM and a certificate in Genealogical Research from BU.  She currently teaches on generalogical subjects at LAC Senior College, serves on the LAC Senior College Board, as President of the Asbury Grove Historical Society, and as her church's historian.
 
This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.
 
This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
 
 
LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room
Pauline Jordan, a native of Auburn, was the daughter of Charles A. Jordan who built the Jordan House on Academy Street.  Trained as a nurse, duringg WWI, she signed up with the Red Cross and was stationed in Europe.  Later, she joined the Near East Relief Effort.  She married an engineer who would become a diplomat.  As a civilian, Pauline was held as a prisoner of war in both WWI and WWII.
 
Lin Wright is a genealogist and historian who enjoys researching people and using their lives to illustrate the larger stories of different times and places.  Lin earned an M.A. in American and New England Studies from USM and a certificate in Genealogical Research from BU.  She currently teaches on generalogical subjects at LAC Senior College, serves on the LAC Senior College Board, as President of the Asbury Grove Historical Society, and as her church's historian.
 
This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.
 
This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
 
 
LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Read to a Dog

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
TEENS! Movie -- Hocus Pocus

Teens!  Join us in the Teen Space to celebrate Halloween with this classic movie, Hocus Pocus.  What's it about?  Three 17th Century witches who were hanged for their murderous crimes are resurrected on Halloween in modern-day Salem by an unsuspecting boy, who must now figure out how to get them back in the ground! (Rated  PG).

Teens ages 12-18 are invited to join us in the Teen Space for this comedy!

LOCATION: Teen Space

Teens!  Join us in the Teen Space to celebrate Halloween with this classic movie, Hocus Pocus.  What's it about?  Three 17th Century witches who were hanged for their murderous crimes are resurrected on Halloween in modern-day Salem by an unsuspecting boy, who must now figure out how to get them back in the ground! (Rated  PG).

Teens ages 12-18 are invited to join us in the Teen Space for this comedy!

LOCATION: Teen Space

Friday October 28, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids! Maine Student Book Award Chat-Online via Facebook

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Saturday October 29, 2022
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Library Book Store Open

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kids! 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.

LOCATION: Children's Room

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.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday October 31, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids! Tiny Tunes

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Tuesday November 1, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Try-it Tuesday: Paint with Leaves

Try something new each Tuesday with children's staff and local volunteers.

Children of all ages are welcome to join children's department volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier, for a creative session of watercolor painting with leaves. This will be a very messy project, please wear your play clothes. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Try something new each Tuesday with children's staff and local volunteers.

Children of all ages are welcome to join children's department volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier, for a creative session of watercolor painting with leaves. This will be a very messy project, please wear your play clothes. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Fall Slow Flow Yoga

Take some time to slow down and dive deeper into the poses, while gaining strength, flexibility, and core balance.  Use the power of your breath and intention to slowly move through your practice with intention and introspection in this vinyasa style class.  This is a moderately challenging class where pose variations will be offered to help everyone find their unique level of success.  Have a yoga mat, a yoga block or two, and wear comfortable clothes that will allow you to move well.  Take some time for yourself to move and breathe with grace, poise and ease.

Learn more about our instructor, Tisha Bremner, at https://www.innerlightwell.com/.

This program will meet weekly, every Tuesday, through November 1, and registrants will have the option of taking part virtually, via Zoom, or in person.  To register (required), email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  When registering, please let us know whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Take some time to slow down and dive deeper into the poses, while gaining strength, flexibility, and core balance.  Use the power of your breath and intention to slowly move through your practice with intention and introspection in this vinyasa style class.  This is a moderately challenging class where pose variations will be offered to help everyone find their unique level of success.  Have a yoga mat, a yoga block or two, and wear comfortable clothes that will allow you to move well.  Take some time for yourself to move and breathe with grace, poise and ease.

Learn more about our instructor, Tisha Bremner, at https://www.innerlightwell.com/.

This program will meet weekly, every Tuesday, through November 1, and registrants will have the option of taking part virtually, via Zoom, or in person.  To register (required), email dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.  When registering, please let us know whether you plan to attend in person or virtually.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Wednesday November 2, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Thursday November 3, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Read to a Dog

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday November 4, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kids! Playgroup for Ages 0 - 5

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide a room full of toys for kids ages 0 - 5. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide a room full of toys for kids ages 0 - 5. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids! Maine Student Book Award Chat-Online via Facebook

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! LEGO Club

Join us for LEGO club. We'll provide the LEGOs and the space, you provide your imagination. This program is not suitable for very young children due to small pieces presenting a choking hazard. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for LEGO club. We'll provide the LEGOs and the space, you provide your imagination. This program is not suitable for very young children due to small pieces presenting a choking hazard. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Saturday November 5, 2022
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Library Book Store Open

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Monday November 7, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids! Tiny Tunes

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Kids Can Cook: Mini Pizzas with Cibo Pizza

Kids in grades 2 - 6 are welcome to join us for Kids Can Cook with children's department staff and Corwin St. Pierre of Cibo Pizza! This month, we'll be making mini pizzas! Supplies are limited. Registration will open in mid-October.

LOCATION: Cibo Pizza, 49 Spring Street, Auburn

Kids in grades 2 - 6 are welcome to join us for Kids Can Cook with children's department staff and Corwin St. Pierre of Cibo Pizza! This month, we'll be making mini pizzas! Supplies are limited. Registration will open in mid-October.

LOCATION: Cibo Pizza, 49 Spring Street, Auburn

Tuesday November 8, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Try-it Tuesday: Construction Paper Turkey

Try something new each Tuesday with children's staff and local volunteers.

Children of all ages are welcome to join children's department volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier, to create a construction paper turkey. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Try something new each Tuesday with children's staff and local volunteers.

Children of all ages are welcome to join children's department volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier, to create a construction paper turkey. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Wednesday November 9, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Thursday November 10, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Read to a Dog

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday November 11, 2022
 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids! Maine Student Book Award Chat-Online via Facebook

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Saturday November 12, 2022
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Library Book Store Open

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kids! 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.

LOCATION: Children's Room

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.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday November 14, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids! Tiny Tunes

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Tuesday November 15, 2022
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1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Self-Awareness as a Key Attribute in the Practice of Civility (Senior College in the Community)

Civility is defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as "a polite act or expression" in which one is being polite and courteous when interacting with others.  Dr. Charles W. Plummer will present his personal belief that the practice of civility is very much needed to restore peace and harmony in a world that is rampant with acts of violence, conflict, animosity, and discord.  The goal of his presentation is to introduce to those present just how important it is to understand one's personality style in the practice of civility.

Charles W. Plummer has a B.S Degree in Education, a Master's Degree in Administration and Supervision and a PH.D. in Religious Studies and one in Metaphysics. After graduating from Lisbon High School in 1952, he joined the United States Navy and served as a combat aircrewman with an attack squadron that operated off several aircraft carriers.  After being honorably discharged in 1956, he then attended Farmington State Teachers College and after graduating, he became a fifth-grade teacher in the Auburn School System.  After nine years as a teacher, he then became the principal of an elementary school and after serving in that position for 23 years. he retired.  He is well-known for his living-history presentations as well-known Civil War Union and Confederate Generals, Chaplains, and Doctors and has traveled widely performing for historical societies and civic organizations. His most recent presentation was that as Maine's first governor, William King, and the important role that he played that led to Maine becoming a state in 1820.  For over twenty years he has taught courses for L. a. Senior College and is a firm believer in life-long learning because doing so strengthens our brains as we age and keeps it functioning at a higher level.   

This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.  

This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Civility is defined in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary as "a polite act or expression" in which one is being polite and courteous when interacting with others.  Dr. Charles W. Plummer will present his personal belief that the practice of civility is very much needed to restore peace and harmony in a world that is rampant with acts of violence, conflict, animosity, and discord.  The goal of his presentation is to introduce to those present just how important it is to understand one's personality style in the practice of civility.

Charles W. Plummer has a B.S Degree in Education, a Master's Degree in Administration and Supervision and a PH.D. in Religious Studies and one in Metaphysics. After graduating from Lisbon High School in 1952, he joined the United States Navy and served as a combat aircrewman with an attack squadron that operated off several aircraft carriers.  After being honorably discharged in 1956, he then attended Farmington State Teachers College and after graduating, he became a fifth-grade teacher in the Auburn School System.  After nine years as a teacher, he then became the principal of an elementary school and after serving in that position for 23 years. he retired.  He is well-known for his living-history presentations as well-known Civil War Union and Confederate Generals, Chaplains, and Doctors and has traveled widely performing for historical societies and civic organizations. His most recent presentation was that as Maine's first governor, William King, and the important role that he played that led to Maine becoming a state in 1820.  For over twenty years he has taught courses for L. a. Senior College and is a firm believer in life-long learning because doing so strengthens our brains as we age and keeps it functioning at a higher level.   

This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.  

This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Try-it Tuesday: Glass Votive Decoupage

Try something new each Tuesday with children's staff and local volunteers.

Join children's department volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier, as she leads children of all ages in decoupaging a glass votive. Decoupage is the art of decorating objects with paper cut-outs. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Try something new each Tuesday with children's staff and local volunteers.

Join children's department volunteer, Mary Ann Cormier, as she leads children of all ages in decoupaging a glass votive. Decoupage is the art of decorating objects with paper cut-outs. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The ride of her life: an author talk with Elizabeth Letts

Author Elizabeth Letts will join us, via Zoom, to talk about her book, "The ride of her life : the true story of a woman, her horse, and their last-chance journey across America."  This is of local interest, as the main character, Annie Wilkins, was from Minot, Maine.  In 1954, Annie was 63, a farmer, who was down on her luck.  She had lost her farm to foreclosure and her doctor had given her two years to live.  Instead of taking the spot she was offered in the county charity home, she decided to try to fulfill a lifelong dream to see the Pacific Ocean -- by traveling there on horseback!  Annie's journey took her through small towns and big cities and took her nearly two years,  In her research for the book, which also took about two years, author Elizabeth Letts visited local libraries and historical societies in the towns Annie passed through.  She will join us, via Zoom, to share her journey in researching and writing this book.

Registration is required and can be done by either clicking the link below or emailing dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org.  The Zoom link for this program will be emailed to you on the day of the program, November 15.

 

LOCATION: Online via Zoom

Author Elizabeth Letts will join us, via Zoom, to talk about her book, "The ride of her life : the true story of a woman, her horse, and their last-chance journey across America."  This is of local interest, as the main character, Annie Wilkins, was from Minot, Maine.  In 1954, Annie was 63, a farmer, who was down on her luck.  She had lost her farm to foreclosure and her doctor had given her two years to live.  Instead of taking the spot she was offered in the county charity home, she decided to try to fulfill a lifelong dream to see the Pacific Ocean -- by traveling there on horseback!  Annie's journey took her through small towns and big cities and took her nearly two years,  In her research for the book, which also took about two years, author Elizabeth Letts visited local libraries and historical societies in the towns Annie passed through.  She will join us, via Zoom, to share her journey in researching and writing this book.

Registration is required and can be done by either clicking the link below or emailing dwallace@auburnpubliclibrary.org.  The Zoom link for this program will be emailed to you on the day of the program, November 15.

 

LOCATION: Online via Zoom

Wednesday November 16, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Kids! Art with Nicole: Turkey Painting

Join Nicole White of Artful Nights Maine as she leads kids in creating a turkey-themed painting on canvas. This program is best for school-aged children. Please register by calling the library at 207-333-6640, x3. Priority will be given to children who have not yet participated in a session of Art with Nicole.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join Nicole White of Artful Nights Maine as she leads kids in creating a turkey-themed painting on canvas. This program is best for school-aged children. Please register by calling the library at 207-333-6640, x3. Priority will be given to children who have not yet participated in a session of Art with Nicole.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Thursday November 17, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Digital Literacy Workshop: Learning Email Basics

Participants in today's workshop will learn about the tools and apps needed to use email.  Skills practiced will include performing basic email functions such as logging into and out of an account; sending, receiving and replying to emails; recognizing spam; and organizing, searching and deleting emails.  Students will learn several tips and tricks for working with email and will have time for hands-on practice.

This program, one in a series of five, is made possible by a grant from the Public Library Association's Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, which is supported by AT&T.

This workshop will take place in person, in the library's Computer Lab located on the 2nd floor.  Registration is required as space is limited.  To register, click on the link below or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

The next program in this series, Cybersecurity, will take place on January 19.

 

LOCATION: Computer Lab (2nd floor)
There are 11 spaces available.

Participants in today's workshop will learn about the tools and apps needed to use email.  Skills practiced will include performing basic email functions such as logging into and out of an account; sending, receiving and replying to emails; recognizing spam; and organizing, searching and deleting emails.  Students will learn several tips and tricks for working with email and will have time for hands-on practice.

This program, one in a series of five, is made possible by a grant from the Public Library Association's Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, which is supported by AT&T.

This workshop will take place in person, in the library's Computer Lab located on the 2nd floor.  Registration is required as space is limited.  To register, click on the link below or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

The next program in this series, Cybersecurity, will take place on January 19.

 

LOCATION: Computer Lab (2nd floor)

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Read to a Dog

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday November 18, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kids! Playgroup for Ages 0 - 5

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide a room full of toys for kids ages 0 - 5. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide a room full of toys for kids ages 0 - 5. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids! Maine Student Book Award Chat-Online via Facebook

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Saturday November 19, 2022
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Library Book Store Open

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Monday November 21, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids! Tiny Tunes

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Tuesday November 22, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Try-it Tuesday: TBA

Try something new each Tuesday with children's staff and local volunteers.

Try something new each Tuesday with children's staff and local volunteers.

Wednesday November 23, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Thursday November 24, 2022
Friday November 25, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids! Maine Student Book Award Chat-Online via Facebook

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Saturday November 26, 2022
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9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Library Book Store Open

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

The Library Book Store on the ground floor will be open Saturdays starting September 3 from 9:30-12:30. We have been busy restocking and reorganizing and we have hundreds of books on the shelves for you to choose from! Prices range from 25 cents to $2. 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

 
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Sprouts Story Time

Join Ms. Heather for a fun and interactive lap-sit program for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome. We'll read short stories, sing, and enjoy flannel board rhymes and fingerplays. We'll provide a small selection of toys after the program so you can play and make new friends.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join Ms. Heather for a fun and interactive lap-sit program for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers. Siblings are welcome. We'll read short stories, sing, and enjoy flannel board rhymes and fingerplays. We'll provide a small selection of toys after the program so you can play and make new friends.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Monday November 28, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids! Tiny Tunes

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Tuesday November 29, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Try-it Tuesday: TBA

Try something new each Tuesday with children's staff and local volunteers.

Try something new each Tuesday with children's staff and local volunteers.

Wednesday November 30, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! 4H: Introduction to Aquaculture

Did you know Maine has a thriving aquaculture industry? Come join APL Children's Librarian, Brandon Dyer, and 4H Volunteer, Jason Collins as they teach kids about what sustainable aquaculture is and its impact on Maine. This program is best for kids ages 8 and up. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Did you know Maine has a thriving aquaculture industry? Come join APL Children's Librarian, Brandon Dyer, and 4H Volunteer, Jason Collins as they teach kids about what sustainable aquaculture is and its impact on Maine. This program is best for kids ages 8 and up. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Thursday December 1, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Read to a Dog

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday December 2, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kids! Playgroup for Ages 0 - 5

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide a room full of toys for kids ages 0 - 5. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide a room full of toys for kids ages 0 - 5. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! LEGO Club

Join us for LEGO club. We'll provide the LEGOs and the space, you provide your imagination. This program is not suitable for very young children due to small pieces presenting a choking hazard. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for LEGO club. We'll provide the LEGOs and the space, you provide your imagination. This program is not suitable for very young children due to small pieces presenting a choking hazard. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Monday December 5, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids! Tiny Tunes

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Tuesday December 6, 2022
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Maine's First Refugee Resettlement Experiences (Senior College in the Community)
This course will cover the details regarding the first two organized refugee resettlement programs that introduced Maine’s first refugees: the 1961-63 Cuban refugee resettlements in Portland and the 1975 Vietnamese refugee resettlements that are more commonly identified as the first refugee resettlements in Maine history.
 
This talk will be presented by Phil Nadeau who served as a public administrator for 23 years and adjunct instructor at LA College in Lewiston; the Muskie School of Public service; and Penobscot Valley Senior College.  His refugee research has been published, he's spoken nationally; and he's been interviewed by the national/international news media and programs on HBO and NPR.
 
This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.
 
This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
 
LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room
This course will cover the details regarding the first two organized refugee resettlement programs that introduced Maine’s first refugees: the 1961-63 Cuban refugee resettlements in Portland and the 1975 Vietnamese refugee resettlements that are more commonly identified as the first refugee resettlements in Maine history.
 
This talk will be presented by Phil Nadeau who served as a public administrator for 23 years and adjunct instructor at LA College in Lewiston; the Muskie School of Public service; and Penobscot Valley Senior College.  His refugee research has been published, he's spoken nationally; and he's been interviewed by the national/international news media and programs on HBO and NPR.
 
This program will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.
 
This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
 
LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Wednesday December 7, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Thursday December 8, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Read to a Dog

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday December 9, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids! Maine Student Book Award Chat-Online via Facebook

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Monday December 12, 2022
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Kids! Tiny Tunes

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a fun music and movement program for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. Siblings welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
A Gathering of Celtic and Christmas

A Gathering of Celtic and Christmas is a mix of The Softer Side of Celtic along with famliar -- and perhaps not so familiar -- Christmas songs and tunes.  It combines the music, stories and a wee bit of history from Scotland, Ireland and England.  There will be singing, laughing, clapping and perhaps a bit of foot stomping in this interactive program!

Jeff Snow is a talented multi-instrumentalist who shares the music, and the stories behind the music.  In concert, Jeff plays the guitar, autoharp, and bouzouki.  He can also find his way around a drum set!  More information about Jeff Snow can be found at http://www.jeffsnow.net/concerts.html.

This program is for adults and will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.  For our planning purposes, please register by using the link below or by calling the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room
There are many spaces available.

A Gathering of Celtic and Christmas is a mix of The Softer Side of Celtic along with famliar -- and perhaps not so familiar -- Christmas songs and tunes.  It combines the music, stories and a wee bit of history from Scotland, Ireland and England.  There will be singing, laughing, clapping and perhaps a bit of foot stomping in this interactive program!

Jeff Snow is a talented multi-instrumentalist who shares the music, and the stories behind the music.  In concert, Jeff plays the guitar, autoharp, and bouzouki.  He can also find his way around a drum set!  More information about Jeff Snow can be found at http://www.jeffsnow.net/concerts.html.

This program is for adults and will take place in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.  For our planning purposes, please register by using the link below or by calling the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Tuesday December 13, 2022
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Executive Order 9066 (Senior College in the Community)
In 1942, 127,000 JapaneseAmericans, many of whom were  American citizens born in the United States, were incarcerated.  Their crime?  Living on the West Coast.  They were incarcerated in internment camps (read concentration camps) in desolate areas of the United States.  They were held because they looked different from the majority of Americans.  Very few German-Americans and Italian-Americans were held as they didn't stand out.  How did it happen and what were the results?  That's what we will look at in this program.
 
This presentation will be led by Alan Elze, who has given classes at Senior College since 2005.  Alan has taught over 75 classes for Senior College on a wide variety of subjects.
 
This program will take place, in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.
 
This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
 
 
In 1942, 127,000 JapaneseAmericans, many of whom were  American citizens born in the United States, were incarcerated.  Their crime?  Living on the West Coast.  They were incarcerated in internment camps (read concentration camps) in desolate areas of the United States.  They were held because they looked different from the majority of Americans.  Very few German-Americans and Italian-Americans were held as they didn't stand out.  How did it happen and what were the results?  That's what we will look at in this program.
 
This presentation will be led by Alan Elze, who has given classes at Senior College since 2005.  Alan has taught over 75 classes for Senior College on a wide variety of subjects.
 
This program will take place, in person, in the Androscoggin Community Room.
 
This presentation, part of a fall series entitled Senior College in the Community, is made possible by a partnership with Senior College at USM Lewiston-Auburn College.  Lewiston-Auburn Senior College has a long-standing relationship with community partners.  After two years of Covid constraints, Senior College in the Community programming is once again being offered.  In addition to this program, Senior College offers in person, Zoom, and hybrid enrichment classes.  For more information about Senior College, visit usm.maine.edu/seniorcollege.
 
 
Wednesday December 14, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Kids! Preschool Story Time

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft. Best for children ages 2 - 5, siblings are welcome.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Thursday December 15, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Read to a Dog

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Come meet Michael Fralich and his therapy dog, Mocha. Mocha is an English Shepherd who loves giving kisses and being read to. Sign up for your child's 15-minute appointment to read to Mocha and make a new furry friend. Call the library to register at 207-333-6640, x3.

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday December 16, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kids! Playgroup for Ages 0 - 5

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide a room full of toys for kids ages 0 - 5. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide a room full of toys for kids ages 0 - 5. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Friday December 23, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Kids! Maine Student Book Award Chat-Online via Facebook

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Virtual Program on Auburn Public Library Advocates Facebook.

Children's staff feature books from the 2022 - 2023 Maine Student Book Award nominee list. Kids who read at least three nominated books can vote for their favorite.

LOCATION: Online - Facebook - Auburn Public Library Advocates

Friday December 30, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Kids! Playgroup for Ages 0 - 5

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide a room full of toys for kids ages 0 - 5. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a special playtime for children ages birth to 5. We'll provide a room full of toys for kids ages 0 - 5. Come have a fun morning out and make new friends. Siblings are welcome. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kids! Vacation LEGO Club

Join us for a special vacation session of our popular LEGO club. We'll provide the LEGOs and the space, you provide your imagination. This program is not suitable for very young children due to small pieces presenting a choking hazard. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Join us for a special vacation session of our popular LEGO club. We'll provide the LEGOs and the space, you provide your imagination. This program is not suitable for very young children due to small pieces presenting a choking hazard. No registration is required.

LOCATION: Maggie Trafton Room

Tuesday January 17, 2023
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Cooking Healthy on a Budget

Want to learn how to prepare delicious, healthy foods and stay in your budget? Join this FREE, 2-class series to gain tools, information and recipes to help you sharpen your skills! These engaging classes cover topics to help you shop, cook, and eat healthier foods while staying within your food budget. All participants receive a colorful cookbook with 24 healthy, low-cost recipes and nutrition tips. Each session will include either a food demo, prep, or take-home option!

This series will be led by Becca Schoen, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator from Healthy Androscoggin. Becca's passion is growing food - watching the amazing process of seed to plant - and then transforming it into delicious dishes in the kitchen!

NOTE:  This is a two-class series, please plan to attend both sessions -- Tuesday, January 17 and Wednesday, January 18!

For our planning purposes, registration is required.  Please click the link below or contact the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room
There are many spaces available.

Want to learn how to prepare delicious, healthy foods and stay in your budget? Join this FREE, 2-class series to gain tools, information and recipes to help you sharpen your skills! These engaging classes cover topics to help you shop, cook, and eat healthier foods while staying within your food budget. All participants receive a colorful cookbook with 24 healthy, low-cost recipes and nutrition tips. Each session will include either a food demo, prep, or take-home option!

This series will be led by Becca Schoen, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator from Healthy Androscoggin. Becca's passion is growing food - watching the amazing process of seed to plant - and then transforming it into delicious dishes in the kitchen!

NOTE:  This is a two-class series, please plan to attend both sessions -- Tuesday, January 17 and Wednesday, January 18!

For our planning purposes, registration is required.  Please click the link below or contact the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

There are many spaces available.

Wednesday January 18, 2023
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Cooking Healthy on a Budget

Want to learn how to prepare delicious, healthy foods and stay in your budget? Join this FREE, 2-class series to gain tools, information and recipes to help you sharpen your skills! These engaging classes cover topics to help you shop, cook, and eat healthier foods while staying within your food budget. All participants receive a colorful cookbook with 24 healthy, low-cost recipes and nutrition tips. Each session will include either a food demo, prep, or take-home option!

This series will be led by Becca Schoen, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator from Healthy Androscoggin. Becca's passion is growing food - watching the amazing process of seed to plant - and then transforming it into delicious dishes in the kitchen!

NOTE:  This is a two-class series, please plan to attend both sessions -- Tuesday, January 17 and Wednesday, January 18!  To register, click on the link for January 17.

 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Want to learn how to prepare delicious, healthy foods and stay in your budget? Join this FREE, 2-class series to gain tools, information and recipes to help you sharpen your skills! These engaging classes cover topics to help you shop, cook, and eat healthier foods while staying within your food budget. All participants receive a colorful cookbook with 24 healthy, low-cost recipes and nutrition tips. Each session will include either a food demo, prep, or take-home option!

This series will be led by Becca Schoen, SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator from Healthy Androscoggin. Becca's passion is growing food - watching the amazing process of seed to plant - and then transforming it into delicious dishes in the kitchen!

NOTE:  This is a two-class series, please plan to attend both sessions -- Tuesday, January 17 and Wednesday, January 18!  To register, click on the link for January 17.

 

LOCATION: Androscoggin Community Room

Thursday January 19, 2023
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Digital Literacy Workshop: Cybersecurity

What is cybersecurity?  Participants in today's workshop will learn how ot recognize secure websites, how to make account passwords strong and memorable, and how to recognize and avoid online scams.  Students will have the opportunity for hands-on practice and will leave the class with helpful tips and tricks.

This program, one in a series of five, is made possible by a grant from the Public Library Association's Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, which is supported by AT&T.

This workshop will take place in person, in the library's Computer Lab located on the 2nd floor.  Registration is required as space is limited.  To register, click on the link below or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

The next program in this series, Learning to Use a Tablet, will take place on February 16.

 

LOCATION: Computer Lab (2nd floor)
There are 11 spaces available.

What is cybersecurity?  Participants in today's workshop will learn how ot recognize secure websites, how to make account passwords strong and memorable, and how to recognize and avoid online scams.  Students will have the opportunity for hands-on practice and will leave the class with helpful tips and tricks.

This program, one in a series of five, is made possible by a grant from the Public Library Association's Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, which is supported by AT&T.

This workshop will take place in person, in the library's Computer Lab located on the 2nd floor.  Registration is required as space is limited.  To register, click on the link below or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

The next program in this series, Learning to Use a Tablet, will take place on February 16.

 

LOCATION: Computer Lab (2nd floor)

There are 11 spaces available.

Thursday February 16, 2023
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Digital Literacy Workshop: Learning to Use a Tablet

In today's workshop, students will learn about mobile devices in general and will also begin to build skills and confidence in using an Android tablet, in particular.  Skill building will include navigating the device, common apps, getting connected to Wi-Fi, and helpful device settings for accessibility.  Participants will also learn tips and tricks for safety and security, and there will be time to practice -- either on one's own tablet or on a tablet provided by the library.  

This program, one in a series of five, is made possible by a grant from the Public Library Association's Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, which is supported by AT&T.

This workshop will take place in person, in the library's Computer Lab located on the 2nd floor.  Registration is required as space is limited; when registering, please let us know whether you'll need to use one of the library's tablets.  To register, click on the link below or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

 

 

LOCATION: Computer Lab (2nd floor)
There are 10 spaces available.

In today's workshop, students will learn about mobile devices in general and will also begin to build skills and confidence in using an Android tablet, in particular.  Skill building will include navigating the device, common apps, getting connected to Wi-Fi, and helpful device settings for accessibility.  Participants will also learn tips and tricks for safety and security, and there will be time to practice -- either on one's own tablet or on a tablet provided by the library.  

This program, one in a series of five, is made possible by a grant from the Public Library Association's Digital Literacy Workshop Incentive, which is supported by AT&T.

This workshop will take place in person, in the library's Computer Lab located on the 2nd floor.  Registration is required as space is limited; when registering, please let us know whether you'll need to use one of the library's tablets.  To register, click on the link below or call the Reference Desk at 207-333-6640, ext. 4.

 

 

LOCATION: Computer Lab (2nd floor)

There are 10 spaces available.


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