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Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Meeting Room and Children's Room
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, felt board fun, and songs! Then enjoy a FREE healthy snack and fun craft to take home. Learn about the planets in the solar system and then make an outer space wreath!Email
Planet Suncatchers 12:00 pm
Planet Suncatchers @ Youth/Children's Room
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Make sun catchers to decorate your windows at home! Try and make them look like the planets in our solar system or design your own planets! Materials available all afternoon.Email
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**ALL MONTH** Interactive Kids and Teen Boards
**ALL MONTH** Interactive Kids and Teen Boards
Aug 3 all-day
Display boards you can have fun with!!Email
**ALL MONTH** Library Scavenger Hunts
**ALL MONTH** Library Scavenger Hunts
Aug 3 all-day
More than one scavenger hunt! Scavenger hunts come in multiple levels so that kids of all ages can play! Collect a small prize for completing your scavenger hunt.Email
End of Summer Reading Program Party 12:00 pm
End of Summer Reading Program Party @ Meeting Room
Aug 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Celebrate Reading for the Stars by eating Pizza and Ice Cream while jamming out to music and talking about our favorite books! EVERY reader will get a FREE book and together we will do a fun TAKE HOME CRAFT! Raffle Continue reading End of Summer Reading Program Party
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Tunes for Tots 10:00 am
Tunes for Tots @ Youth Department
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come bring your little one to sing songs and jam it out on kid friendly instruments.Email
Technology Help 10:30 am
Technology Help
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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Knitting and Needlecraft 1:00 pm
Knitting and Needlecraft
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Collage Collaberation Extravaganza! 3:00 pm
Collage Collaberation Extravaganza! @ Meeting Room
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Make a ENORMOUS collage by drawing, coloring, and pasting magazine images onto a giant piece of paper which we will proudly display! Also make your own small collage to take home!Email
Craft Event 3:00 pm
Craft Event @ Meeting Room
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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TLR Roads Scholars 10:00 am
TLR Roads Scholars @ Meeting Room
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join Team Long Run in their Roads Scholars Summer Reading program. After playing games and running in Pondicherry Park, come to the library for a refreshing snack and to pick out your next read!Email
Lego Club 2:30 pm
Lego Club @ Computer/Youth Services
Aug 7 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come when you can and leave when you have to! Join us for fun building with all the secret LEGOs Miss Sam keeps hidden away in her closet the rest of the week. If you build something special, you can Continue reading Lego Club
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Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Meeting Room and Children's Room
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, felt board fun, and songs! Then enjoy a FREE healthy snack and fun craft to take home.Email
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Art Journaling 9:00 am
Art Journaling
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Have you ever thought about keeping a journal? Not the kind you write your thoughts and feelings in, but an “art journal.” You’ll learn how to document your days with basic drawing, painting, and pasting. Join me, local artist Kim Continue reading Art Journaling
Daily Journaling 9:00 am
Daily Journaling
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Friendship bracelets 1:00 pm
Friendship bracelets
Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Make Friendship Bracelets out of string with Miss Sam in Youth Services, Teens and Kids welcome!Email
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Tunes for Tots 10:00 am
Tunes for Tots @ Youth Department
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come bring your little one to sing songs and jam it out on kid friendly instruments.Email
Technology Help 10:30 am
Technology Help
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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Knitting and Needlecraft 1:00 pm
Knitting and Needlecraft
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Book Making 3:00 pm
Book Making @ Meeting Room
Aug 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Join us to make ring notebooks and journals!Email
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Nonfiction Book Group 10:00 am
Nonfiction Book Group
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
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TLR Roads Scholars 10:00 am
TLR Roads Scholars @ Courtyard
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join Team Long Run in their Roads Scholars Summer Reading program. After playing games and running in Pondicherry Park, come to the library for a refreshing snack and to pick out your next read!Email
TLR Roads Scholars 10:00 am
TLR Roads Scholars @ Meeting Room
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join Team Long Run in their Roads Scholars Summer Reading program. After playing games and running in Pondicherry Park, come to the library for a refreshing snack and to pick out your next read!Email
Lego Club 2:30 pm
Lego Club @ Computer/Youth Services
Aug 14 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come when you can and leave when you have to! Join us for fun building with all the secret LEGOs Miss Sam keeps hidden away in her closet the rest of the week. If you build something special, you can Continue reading Lego Club
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Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Meeting Room and Children's Room
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, felt board fun, and songs! Then enjoy a FREE healthy snack and fun craft to take home.Email
TEEN EVENT – Library Graffitti 2:00 pm
TEEN EVENT – Library Graffitti
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join other teens in revamping the Bridgton Library’s Teen Room. Paint the ceiling tiles! Also help put up other new decorations and name our newest addition to the library… (ages 12-19)Email
TEEN EVENT – Library Graffitti 2:00 pm
TEEN EVENT – Library Graffitti @ Courtyard/Meeting Room
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join other teens in revamping the Bridgton Library’s Teen Room. Paint the ceiling tiles! Also help put up other new decorations and name our newest addition to the library… 12-19Email
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Story walk 10:00 am
Story walk
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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Author Visit: Richard Blanco 1:00 pm
Author Visit: Richard Blanco
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Only a few weeks old, Richard Blanco already belonged to three countries, a foreshadowing of the negotiations of cultural identity, community, and belonging that would shape his life and continue to inform his work. Selected by President Obama as the Continue reading Author Visit: Richard Blanco
Richard Blanco 1:00 pm
Richard Blanco
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Tunes for Tots 10:00 am
Tunes for Tots @ Youth Department
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come bring your little one to sing songs and jam it out on kid friendly instruments.Email
Technology Help 10:30 am
Technology Help
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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Knitting and Needlecraft 1:00 pm
Knitting and Needlecraft
Aug 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Chalk It Up! 3:00 pm
Chalk It Up! @ Meeting Room//Courtyard
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Decorate the courtyard with wonderful chalk drawings!Email
Craft Event 3:00 pm
Craft Event @ Meeting Room
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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Trustees Meeting 6:30 pm
Trustees Meeting
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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Lego Club 2:30 pm
Lego Club @ Computer/Youth Services
Aug 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come when you can and leave when you have to! Join us for fun building with all the secret LEGOs Miss Sam keeps hidden away in her closet the rest of the week. If you build something special, you can Continue reading Lego Club
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Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Meeting Room and Children's Room
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, felt board fun, and songs! Then enjoy a FREE healthy snack and fun craft to take home.Email
TEEN EVENT – Creation Station Journaling 3:00 pm
TEEN EVENT – Creation Station Journaling
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join other teens at the Youth Library to share writing pieces, manga drawing, and poetry (sharing optional!), and then create your own journal with an original cover! (ages 12-19)Email
TEEN EVENT – Creation Station Journaling 3:00 pm
TEEN EVENT – Creation Station Journaling @ Meeting Room
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join other teens at the Youth Library to share writing pieces, manga drawing, and poetry (sharing optional!), and then create your own journal with an original cover! 12-19Email
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Mail Art 9:00 am
Mail Art
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
When was the last time you got art in the mail? Original Mail Art is easy and inexpensive to make and send. Give old paper new life as snail mail. Come have fun making one-of-a-kind cards out of stuff that Continue reading Mail Art
Collage boxes 1:00 pm
Collage boxes
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Kids and Youth Event! Decoupage a box to store your treasures in using paper, magazine and newspaper cut outs. Bring your own images if you like, or use the many materials available at the library!Email
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Tunes for Tots 10:00 am
Tunes for Tots @ Youth Department
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come bring your little one to sing songs and jam it out on kid friendly instruments.Email
Technology Help 10:30 am
Technology Help
Aug 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
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Knitting and Needlecraft 1:00 pm
Knitting and Needlecraft
Aug 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Lego Club 2:30 pm
Lego Club @ Computer/Youth Services
Aug 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Come when you can and leave when you have to! Join us for fun building with all the secret LEGOs Miss Sam keeps hidden away in her closet the rest of the week. If you build something special, you can Continue reading Lego Club
Bookies 3:00 pm
Bookies
Aug 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The hate u give by Angie ThomasEmail
Bookies 3:00 pm
Bookies
Aug 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Hate U Give by Angie ThomasEmail
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Preschool Storytime 10:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Meeting Room and Children's Room
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join us for stories, felt board fun, and songs! Then enjoy a FREE healthy snack and fun craft to take home.Email
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Street Art 9:00 am
Street Art
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The author of The Guerilla Art Kit, Keri Smith, explains guerrilla art in her own words… “as any anonymous work (including but not limited to graffiti, signage, performance, additions, and decoration) installed, performed, or attached in public space, with the Continue reading Street Art
Local Author: Robert Spencer 1:00 pm
Local Author: Robert Spencer
Aug 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Local Author: Robert Spencer
ABOUT THE BOOK: Lizzie Millett was born in Waterford, Maine, in 1861. She and younger sister Hattie escaped from their troubled childhoods and, each in her own way, built successful lives. Lizzie’s struggles to achieve personal and professional success in Continue reading Local Author: Robert Spencer