School Vacation Camps
During school vacations: winter, spring and summer, the library offers fun-filled learning and craft activities. Limited space, so registering your child is recommended.
Children’s Book Week
May 4-10th, 2015 —With a new theme every day, Miss Amy and Miss Stefanie dress up in colorful costumes, bringing to life favorite literary characters. Special stories and activities are held all week.
2015 Summer Reading Program
Meets weekly on Thursdays Every Hero Has a Story! (Ages 4-7, 10-11:00 a.m.; Ages 8-12, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.)
Every Hero Has a Story! Summer Reading Program
4-7 year olds will meet Thursdays from 10-11:00.
8-12 year olds will meet Thursdays from 11:30-12:30. Unless otherwise noted! Call to sign up!
July 9th, 11:00 (both groups)– Summer Reading Program Kick-off event! We’ll meet in the Meadow Lot. Let’s celebrate our Hometown Heroes! Come meet your local fireman, police officer, EMT, Warden, Serviceman, etc.
July 16th– Get your hero on! We’ll be making masks, capes and more, to become our own super hero! Make and decorate and then enjoy your own photo shoot!
July 23rd Super Hero Comic Workshop 11:00 (for both groups) with special guest, illustrator/author, Josh Alves. Create your own superhero comic strip. Draw your comic, write your story and share your inner hero with the world!
July 20th– Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Aug. 10th –The Incredibles Join us for Monday Night Movies in the park.
July 30th Tall Tale Heroes Folk heroes from stories. Paul Bunyan, Davy Crockett, Mike Fink, Johnny Appleseed, Annie Oakley, Calamity Jane, Pecos Bill and more.
August 6th (11:00 for everyone)—Super Hero Convention! Join us in your super hero costume! Try out your super skills in the super hero obstacle course and other super games and activities. In the Amphitheatre.
August 13th (FINALE’) 11:00 (both groups)— Enjoy a magical, laughable performance by Maine’s Dynamic Duo, The Steelgraves! Come explore heroes and superheroes, as they don their superhero alter-egos and inspire your super powers! Join us in Harbor Park with a picnic lunch for book awards.
10th Annual Children’s Book-Fair-by-the-Sea
Saturday, August 22nd, 2015, 1-4 p.m. Join us as we celebrate the joys of children’s books and the writers and artists who bring them to life! Kids, parents, and lovers of children’s books can meet their favorite author, purchase their books, and have them personally signed. This year’s line-up includes Cynthia Lord, Matt Tavares, Jamie Hogan, Eva Murray, Russ Cox, Melissa Sweet, Ellen Potter and more.
Halloween Spooktacular Thursday, Oct. 29th 2015, 6-7 p.m. Join us for this annual celebration in costume for stories, games and crafts. (Young Family friendly)
Pumpkin Palooza Wednesday, Oct. 28th 2015… Grand lighting at 7p.m. Share your creative pumpkin carving genius. Join us for a grand community lighting of as many jack-o-lanterns as we can get in the amphitheatre. Then carry your pumpkin home for Halloween. Anyone and everyone!