Programs

We offer a variety of regular Library programs to help patrons connect with the community and the Library, and discover new interests and skills. These programs include the following:

Come out for our annual Take Your Child to the Library celebration on Saturday, February 17th! Join us at 10:00 AM for storytelling by Maine author Dr. Bob Peddicord. Snacks and Lego free-play will follow at 10:45. Call the Library for more information.

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Twice-weekly preschool Story Time each Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:30 AM, September through May. Read, sing, and do crafts!

 

Weekly adult knitting social each Friday, 9:30-11:00 AM, year-round. Bring yarn projects of any sort and socialize in our comfortable conference room. Experienced or new knitters and crocheters welcome!

 

10258000_549507121827146_6159699520527742363_oWeekly Dog Ears program each Wednesday, September through June, 3:30-5:00 PM! Contact library staff to schedule your 15-minute appointment to read to one of our Tail Waggin’ Tutors! These visits are shown to increase the skills and confidence of reluctant or struggling readers. Call today to reserve your spot!

 

keepcalm-smDrop-in Tech Help for those who have questions or want to learn more about technology use. These sessions aim to be relaxed and focused on the individual’s needs and questions. Our next Tech Help event is scheduled for Monday, February 12th; half-hour personalized slots are available 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

 

Monthly adult Book Club on the first Monday of the month, September through May, 5:45 PM. Discuss the book of the month with other members! Book Club will meet next on Monday, February 5th at 5:45 PM; the group will be discussing Love and Other Consolation Prizes by Jamie Ford. Call the Library for more information.

Seasonal Lego Fun at the Library. Children of all ages are invited to the Brewer Public Library for Lego free-build time on specific dates. Our next Lego session will be held Saturday, February 3rd, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. No sign-up is required; call the Library with any questions.

 

Regular adult nutrition classes, held quarterly. These sessions help adults gain knowledge of how to have a more balanced diet, as well as provide delicious recipe ideas. Check our calendar for future dates and more information.

 

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Children’s art workshop (for students in grades 2-5), various dates September through May. Check our calendar for future dates and more information.

 

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Annual Summer Reading Program, six weeks June through July, for children ages newborn through 12th grade.

 

Seasonal pre-opera talk, fall through spring. These talks are presented in cooperation with the Orono Friends of the Opera group and present information to help attendees make the most of their experience with the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD (presented at the Collins Center for the Arts).  This months pre-opera talks are scheduled for Wednesday, February 7, and Wednesday, February 28; call the Library for more information.

 

2015 StoryWalk viewSeasonal StoryWalk® project, Memorial Day weekend through late October. The StoryWalk® is now closed for the winter; call the Library for more information on the project.

 

One-day pass to the Maine Discovery Museum is available FREE to patrons in good standing. Visit the Library circulation desk, or call us for more information.

 

Download our 2018 February calendar, or visit our online calendar which includes even more City of Brewer events!

 

Read ~ Connect ~ Discover

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