February Vacation Week 2018

February Vacation Week is fast approaching! At the library, we are planning some vacation programs, as well as continuing our regular weekly programs. We look forward to seeing you!

2018 Winter Series~ An Evening With Ida

Curt Bessette and Jenn Kurtz

  Susan Poulin ~ An Evening With Ida  Tuesday March 27 at 7:00 pm An evening with Ida is “Guaranteed to put you in touch with your “innah Mainah.”  Ida has Moxie, and she’s not afraid to drink it!  Get ready to laugh when “the funniest woman in Maine” and our local friend and neighbor Susan …

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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard STEM Nights

STEM logo

  The South Berwick Public Library is starting a monthly STEM Night in 2018! Tuesday January 30  The 4th Tuesday evening of every month Age 5 and Under ~ 5:30-6:00 Age 6-12 ~ 6:15 -7:00 pm  Engineer James Mertz from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard will be leading the sessions. The first hands-on workshop is targets …

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S.A.D. Light Therapy Stations at the Library

Light Therapy Session

    Feeling sad or tired? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a common problem for people living in our latitude. According to the Mayo Clinic, light therapy is a first option treatment for many people affected by this syndrome. A Strawberry Festival grant has enabled the Friends of the South Berwick Public Library to purchase …

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Author Series ~ T.L. Chasse Vintage Maine novels

 T. L. Chasse   February 20    7:00 pm Author of Vintage Maine novels T.L. Chasse lives in Southern Maine with her husband of 30+ years and their son. Their daughter and son-in-law are not far away. In addition to writing stories, she enjoys spending time with her family and travelling. She is also obsessed with all …

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Family Time~ Saturday Program

Saturdays 11:00-12:00 Family Time is a drop-in event that will occur every Saturday from 11:00-12:00, unless otherwise noted. All ages are welcome!  Themes and activities will change each week. February 2018 Family Times: February 3: LEGO Build February 10: Book & Cook No Family time February 17th February 24: “Family Vacation” Beach Party     …

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Film: White Like Me

  Tuesday March 13th 7:00 pm   Film followed by discussion The South Berwick Public Library and SURJ Southern Maine (Stand Up for Racial Justice) have collaborated to show this hour long film and lead a discussion of the topic. White Like Me, based on the work of acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise, explores …

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Story Times

  Winter Story Times will be cancelled if local schools are closed Baby & Toddler Story Time (Ages 0-2-years old) Wednesdays 10:30-11:00  Our baby and toddler story time uses songs, fingerplays, board books, rhymes, and bounces to promote literacy development in children 2-months to 2-years-old. After story time ends, there is time for caregivers and …

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Adult Book Discussion~Hidden Figures

Flight of the Sparrow book cover

Rescheduled to Wednesday February 14th  at 7:00 pm Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly   “Meticulous… the depth and detail that are the book’s strength make it an effective, fact-based rudder with which would-be scientists and their allies can stabilize their flights of fancy. This hardworking, earnest book is the perfect foil for the glamour …

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Lego Club

Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 February Challenges!   All are welcome to join LEGO club! Children are welcome to free build or join the challenge offered each week. February