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October 19-25 Proclaimed Friends of the Scarborough Library Week by Library Trustees

On October 16, 2014, the Board of Trustees of the Scarborough Public Library Corporation proclaimed October 19-25, 2014, as Friends of the Scarborough Library Week in Scarborough, Maine and urges everyone to join the Friends of the Library and thank them for all they do to make our library and community so much better. Image: Arrow in circle Read the full proclamation here.

Friends Program Series Begins in October

The Friends of the Scarborough Library resume their annual programming series with a theme that reflects the bounty of our town—and our state: From Farm to Table—Production to Healthy Eating. Mark the next event on your calendar! Image: Arrow in circle Click here for more information.

Library Fundraiser Announced

Portland Pie Company (Scarborough location only) will sponsor a fundraiser to benefit the Library on Thursday, April 16, 2015 to mark National Library Week. The restaurant is open on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The donation is limited to pizza and beer purchases. For every pizza sold, there will be a contribution of $1.00; for every Shipyard beer there will be another $1.00 contributed to the Library. The contribution is automatic it is not necessary for patrons to mention the Library fundraiser.


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Be among the first in Scarborough to own a Friends book tote bag bearing the Friends name and logo. For only $12 you will get a unique and functional organic cotton bag with strong rope handles. Plus, each purchase supports the Friends and helps protect books and other material that you borrow from the Library. FMI: contact the Friends at Don't wait - the supply is limited.

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Stop by Library and pick up your * free copy * of the latest issue of BookPage featuring book reviews, author interviews, best bets for book clubs, and book blogs. BookPage is a monthly book review publication distributed to more than 450,000 avid readers through subscribing bookstores and public libraries. It is a broad-based selection guide to the best new books published every month. The tone is upbeat and literate, focusing on bestsellers as well as new discoveries. All of the content from the print edition is posted on each month.

This popular publication is provided by the Friends. A new issue arrives the first of every month. Get your copy while they last.


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Did you know? With your library card, you can borrow selected Museum and Park passes for 1day. Museum and Park passes are purchased for the Library by the Friends. Show your support by becoming a member of the Friends! Learn more >>>



Scarborough Public Library
Library Events Calendar (includes Friends events)

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Scarborough ME 04074