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:

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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!

 

Weekly Crazy 8’s Math Club, hosted in cooperation with UMaine 4-H STEM Ambassadors. This 6-week math club is for students in grades 3-5, and begins Thursday, October 12th, 3:30-4:30 PM; sessions will be held each Thursday through December 7th. Build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics to learn how math makes life exciting! Space is limited; the program is free but some paperwork and parental permission is required. Call the Library to reserve a 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 Tuesday, December 5th; half-hour personalized slots are available 2:00-4:00 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, December 4th at 5:45 PM; the group will be discussing The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson. 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 Wednesday, December 28th, 1:00-3:00 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. Call the Library to sign up for the next class (to be scheduled this summer)– space is limited! Other dates and more information will be posted periodically on our calendar.

 

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Children’s art workshop (for students in grades 2-5), various dates September through May. Our next art workshop will be held Monday, December 18th, 3:00-4:00 PM; space is limited, so sign up today! 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).  Our next pre-opera talk is scheduled for Wednesday, January 31; 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 2017 December calendar, or visit our online calendar which includes even more City of Brewer events!

 

Read ~ Connect ~ Discover

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