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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.

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Sunday, November 16, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kitchen Gardens
Presented by Roger Doiron

Image: Roger Doiron at the White HouseScarborough resident Roger Doiron is founder and director of Kitchen Gardens International. He first became involved with food issues at the height of the "Mad Cow" furor when he was the head of the Friends of Earth's European office in Brussels.

Roger is a highly published expert and award winner in the concept and design of kitchen gardens. He won the United Nations Foundation award for the kitchen garden he planted at the White House. Roger wants to empower everyone to grow a garden—and attending this program is a great way to start! The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.


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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)

Friends of the Scarborough Library
48 Gorham Road
Scarborough ME 04074