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Messy Art Workshops
Maggie Trafton Room

  • Wednesday, June 24th AND Friday, June 26th
    • Session I: 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
    • Session II: 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
  • Saturday, June 27th
    • 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, July 1st
    • Session I: 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
    • Session II: 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Heather will lead kids ages 3-7 years in three messy, artistic projects. Registration is required and can be done online or by calling the Children’s Room at 333-6640 ext. 3.
***Please register for only ONE session.


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DIY: Tweens Tie-Dye Tee-Shirts!
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
4-5 pm in the Maggie Trafton Room

Tweens ages 9-12 are invited to get ready for the summer with
a tie-dye tee shirt! Join June as she demonstrates two different
effects with rubber bands prior to applying spray-dye to shirts.
The tee-shirts, dye, and plastic bags will be provided to
transport your dyed/wet tee to home to set for a period of time.
Following which, they need to be rinsed, washed, and worn!
Don your art proudly! Space is limited so please register online
at http://www.auburnpubliclibrary.org or call the library at
333-6640 ext. 3.

***Be advised that dye can discolor worn clothing.


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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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Storybook Tea Party RAFFLE

The Woman’s Literary Union is holding its 2015
Storybook Tea Party for children and adults!

APL is raffling off two sets of tickets for the
storybook sessions to be held at the historic
Horatio Foss Mansion at 19 Elm St. in Auburn.

Stories and tea! Dolls, clothes, and accessories!
Visit the WLU’s doll boutique!

Saturday, May 30

  • Session I: 10:30-12pm
  • Session II: 12:30-2pm
  • Session III: 2:30-4pm

Sunday, May 31

  • Session IV: 12:30-2pm
  • Session V: 2:30-4pm

Tickets are also sold online:
FMI: call 783-5630


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DIY: Kids/Tweens! Up-cycle an old CD into Dynamic Wall Art
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
4-5 pm in the Maggie Trafton Room

Artsy Kids and Tweens ages 7-12 are invited to join June and learn
how to up-cycle an old CD into a colorful work of art for their wall.
All materials will be provided by the library. Kids just need to
bring their imagination! Space is limited. Please call the library
at 333-6640 ext.3 to register or register online at

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DIY: Tweens! Decorate/Design Washer Jewelry
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
4-5pm in the Maggie Trafton Room

Did you know that you could create a FASHION-FORWARD STEAMPUNK-STYLE
necklace using old washers from your Dad’s toolbox? Come join June and Heather
and find out how! This DIY workshop is for tweens ages 8-12. Space and supplies
are limited so call the library at 333-6640 ext. 3 or use our online registration
form on the library’s webpage.

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Monday Knitting Club

Monday Knitting Group
March 9, 23, 2015
4-5pm in the Maggie Trafton Room

Drop-in! Join us for an informal-relaxed gathering of yarn-loving folks! Children
must be accompanied with an adult. The library has yarn, patterns, and needles
to use here for those just beginning to knit. More experienced knitters are
encouraged to bring their projects.
Please call the library art 333-6640 ext. 3 for more information.

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