Download the Camden Public Library Youth Services Brochure 2014 with listings of weekly, monthly and annual events (updated 10/2014).


School Vacation Camps

During school vacations: winter, spring and summer, the library offers fun-filled learning and craft activities. Space is limited, so registering your child is recommended. We’ll post the detail under “Kids Events Calendar” leading up to each vacation week.


Children’s Book Week: May 1-7th, 2017 —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.


2016 Summer Reading Program – “Ready. Set. Read.”

Meets weekly on Thursdays in July and August (Ages 4-7, 10-11:00 a.m.; Ages 8-12, 11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m. Unless otherwise noted. There are a few days when both groups meet at the same time)


11th Annual Children’s Book-Fair-by-the-Sea Saturday, August 20th, 2016, 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. Check out this year’s line-up of authors, add it to your calendar, and join us!


Halloween Spooktacular, Wednesday, Oct. 26th, 2016, 5-6 pm. Join us for this annual celebration in costume for stories, games and crafts. (Young Family friendly)


Pumpkin Palooza, Thursday, Oct. 27th, 2016. Grand lighting at 7pm. 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 by bringing your carved pumpkin, then carry your pumpkin home after the lighting for Halloween at your house. This is for Anyone and everyone!


November is National Picture Book Month! Look for special displays, book suggestions, and activities all month.

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