Kids in grades 5 – 8 can become part of this year’s Animal Advocates Club, offered in partnership with the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland (ARLGP.) The club meets once a month after school with Felicia Mazzone from ARLGP for hands-on fun and learning through service projects, plus a different live animal friend from the shelter each month. FMI and registration information, please click here!
AND please read these important guidelines for parents about the use of the library by unattended children.
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For grades 2 – adult
Many of the engineering challenges facing humans today are similar to difficulties that exist in the natural world.
Join us as we explore the ways engineers have taken advantage of nature’s bright ideas through biomimicry–and meet some live animals that help us draw comparisons between human-made products and animal adaptations!
Thursday, August 17
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Note: The library will be closed all day on August 17 so that staff may attend the Town’s Annual Staff Development Day. We will open at 6:00 p.m. for this special program only!
We have a variety of events related to the eclipse coming up. Please click here for complete details! (Please note, our eclipse glasses are gone, except for those we have in reserve for those we will distribute at upcoming events. If you already received some of our glasses and plan to come to our Eclipse Party, please bring them with you so we can make sure we have enough for others.)
Matt Gabriel, from Animal World Experience, will be here to run our Hunger Games Survival Course on Tuesday, August 15 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. FMI and registration information, please click here!
This week, our new Alternative Art with Balloons series for ages 11 and up begins with a surprising project using buttons to make a beautiful bowl. This is a four week series of programs using balloons to make art in unusual ways. Make a bowl out of buttons on Wednesday, August 2 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. No registration is necessary.