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Come join us at the Auburn Public Library for our 2015 Summer Reading Kick-off with Mad Science of Maine scheduled for June 22nd at 6pm. Register for our Summer Reading Program then!

2015 Summer Reading Kick OFF Mad Science Superheroes

Check it out!




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4:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Maggie Trafton Room)
Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Tweens, do you have an old tee that you can’t part with, even though it’s
stained or doesn’t fit? GREAT! BRING IT IN and make it into a pillow!
We will show you how to do blanket stitches and/or cut and tie fringe
edges to finish your up-cycled pillow! This DIY craft is best for kids ages
8-12. Space and supplies are limited; please register online or call for more
information at 207-333-6640 ext. 3


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Here is a great post shared by Alice Ozma of ” The Reading Promise” that higlights some of the wondeful reasons you should read aloud to your children. Come visit us at the library and we can help you select great books to share with your child.

Reasons to Read Aloud to Children


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It’s National Children’s Book Week. Stop into the library and check out a  children’s book to read with a child or just for your own enjoyment. We have lots of great titles to choose from! What’s your favorite children’s book? I have too many to count.

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The Painted Turtle, by Gloria Varney

Please join us in the Maggie Trafton program room to hear Gloria read her story “The Painted Turtle” and talk about life on a small farm in Maine. Gloria will also be selling and signing her books.  Gloria lives and works on Nezinscot farm in Turner, Maine with her family.

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Did you know today was Polar Bear Day? Stop by the library to read up on these fascinating animals. School may have  been cancelled but we are here with lots of great books to read. Have you ever read Polar Bear Night by Lauren Thompson? Or check out Polar Bears International at:
http://www.polarbearsinternational.org for some cool facts about polar bears.

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Here’s a list of some great books to read to children. How many have you read?

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