2018 Winter Series

  A Few Seconds With Our Fathers..Songs and Stories of WWII a Tribute to Veterans of All Wars Tuesday February 13 at 7:00 pm   Award winning songwriter Curt Bessette and Jenn Kurtz present a program honoring WWII veterans and their generation through stories, Curt’s original songs, popular war-era songs and the historical facts that …

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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard STEM Nights

STEM logo

  The South Berwick Public Library is starting a monthly STEM Night in 2018! The 4th Tuesday evening of every month from 5:30-7:00 pm starting January 23rd                                         Recommended for ages 4-12   Engineer James Mertz from …

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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 ~ David Witherill

    David Witherill:  February 6 (snow date 2/27)   David Witherill has been around the salt water all of his life, starting at two weeks of age when his father took him for his first sail. After graduating from Maine Maritime Academy he spent a career at sea as a deck officer, including eighteen years as master and five …

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Family Time~ Saturday Program

Gingerbread House

Saturdays 11:00-12:00 ~ 2018   Family Time is a drop-in event that will occur every Saturday from 11:00-12:00, unless otherwise noted. All ages are welcome! Each session will begin with a short story followed by a related activity. Themes will change each week.    January 13 – Movie January 20 –  Games in the Library   …

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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 children …

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Adult Book Discussion~Hidden Figures

Flight of the Sparrow book cover

Wednesday February 7th  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 still …

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Lego Club

Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 January Challenges!   January Challenges! All are welcome to join LEGO club! Children are welcome to free build or join the challenge offered each week. 1/3: Car Races! Build a car, and we will race them down a multi-lane ramp! 1/10: Snow Transportation Build a snowmobile, skis, toboggan, sled, or any other kind …

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