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Freeport Community Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Freeport Community Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Baby and Me
10:00-11:00AM
 Baby and Me
Monday, Jul. 1, 10:00-11:00AMBaby and Me
Parents, grandparents, and nannies come meet and play with other babies in our cheery story room. Infant toys and music will be available.

This program is recommended for infant children and adult supervision is required.

For directions to the library, or to view its business h...read more
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Sign Language Story Time
10:00-10:30AM
 Sign Language Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 2, 10:00-10:30AMSign Language Story
Every 1st Tuesday of the month you’ll now be able to experience story time two ways as Brandi joins Ali to sign along with the stories. You’ll even get the chance to learn a few signs you’ll see during the story so you can sign along too! Ages: 0-6.
Adult supervision required....read more
YOGA FOR TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOLERS AT THE LIBRARY
10:30-11am
YOGA FOR TODDLERS AND PRESCHOOLERS AT THE LIBRARY
Tuesday, Jul. 2, 10:30-11amYOGA FOR TODDLERS AN
Join us the first Tuesday of the month at 10:30 am for Yoga with Elizabeth!
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Wednesday Morning Coloring Group
10:30-11:30AM
Wednesday Morning Coloring Group
Wednesday, Jul. 3, 10:30-11:30AMWednesday Morning Co
Think coloring is just for kids? Think again!

Why all of this fuss over coloring books? First of all, it’s just plain fun! But current day research also indicates that coloring de-stresses and lessens anxiety in adults, providing a healthy break from our highly scheduled, technology...read more
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LIBRARY CLOSED
all day
 LIBRARY CLOSED
Thursday, Jul. 4, all day
The library will be closed for the Fourth of July. Regular hours will resume the next day on Friday.
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Maker Cart
2:00PM-4:00PM
 Maker Cart
Friday, Jul. 5, 2:00PM-4:00PMMaker Cart
Visit the Children's Room at the Library to try a variety of activities. These self guided activities will vary month to month and may be crafty or science related, but always creative and fun.  Ages 4 and up. Adult supervision required.
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Baby and Me
10:00-11:00AM
 Baby and Me
Monday, Jul. 8, 10:00-11:00AMBaby and Me
Parents, grandparents, and nannies come meet and play with other babies in our cheery story room. Infant toys and music will be available.

This program is recommended for infant children and adult supervision is required.

For directions to the library, or to view its business h...read more
Therapy Dog Story Hour
4:00-5:00
 Therapy Dog Story Hour
Monday, Jul. 8, 4:00-5:00Therapy Dog Story Ho
Kids of all ages can read to an attentive, loving dog. For your own special time with one of our dogs please call ahead to save your spot. Adult supervision required.
For questions or directions to the library, please visit www.freeportlibrary.com or call 865-3307.
Textile Art
6:00-7:30PM
 Textile Art
Monday, Jul. 8, 6:00-7:30PMTextile Art
Cotton Weeds quilt shop will transport their machines and expertise to the library. Each child will get a chance to work on their own sewing machine and create a treasure bag to take home. Ages 8 and up. Limited to 8 per session, sign up required. Adult supervision required for children under 11.
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Toddler Story Time
10-10:30, 10:30-11am
 Toddler Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 9, 10-10:30, 10:30-11amToddler Story Time
Join Ali for a fun morning of stories and songs!
Infants & Toddlers have two times: 10-10:30 and 10:30-11am. If you can't make the first, please wait and join the second!
A note to caregivers: the first Tuesday of the month is a bit different, Sign Language Story Time is from 10-10...read more
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Wednesday Morning Coloring Group
10:30-11:30AM
Wednesday Morning Coloring Group
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 10:30-11:30AMWednesday Morning Co
Think coloring is just for kids? Think again!

Why all of this fuss over coloring books? First of all, it’s just plain fun! But current day research also indicates that coloring de-stresses and lessens anxiety in adults, providing a healthy break from our highly scheduled, technology...read more
Textile Art
6:00-7:30PM
 Textile Art
Wednesday, Jul. 10, 6:00-7:30PMTextile Art
Cotton Weeds quilt shop will transport their machines and expertise to the library. Each child will get a chance to work on their own sewing machine and create a treasure bag to take home. Ages 8 and up. Limited to 8 per session, sign up required. Adult supervision required for children under 11.
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Make a Stuffy
11:00AM-12:00PM
 Make a Stuffy
Thursday, Jul. 11, 11:00AM-12:00PMMake a Stuffy
Bring your creativity and crafting skills to this awesome event. Julie Yeo will show us how to sew our own stuffed animals using felted sweaters, ribbons, and fabric. Ages 6 and up. Limited to 25, sign up required. Adult supervision required for children under 11.
Midday Movie: The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
1PM
Midday Movie: The Place Beyond the Pines (2012)
Thursday, Jul. 11, 1PMMidday Movie: The Pl
The Place Beyond the Pines is a rolicking Shakespearean crime drama for the ages! A motorcycle stunt driver takes to robbing banks to provide for his old flame and their young son. He crosses paths with an ambitious young cop and nothing is ever the same. These two men -- and later, their sons -- mu...read more
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First Impressions Matter: a Resume and Interview Workshop
1:00-3:00PM
First Impressions Matter: a Resume and Interview Workshop
Friday, Jul. 12, 1:00-3:00PMFirst Impressions Ma
First Impressions Matter is a resume and interview workshop that offers current tools, resources, and guidance to write an effective resume and to prepare for a successful interview. This two-hour workshop is offered through New Ventures Maine.

This workshop is free but sign-up is require...read more
Maker Cart
2:00PM-4:00PM
 Maker Cart
Friday, Jul. 12, 2:00PM-4:00PMMaker Cart
Visit the Children's Room at the Library to try a variety of activities. These self guided activities will vary month to month and may be crafty or science related, but always creative and fun.  Ages 4 and up. Adult supervision required.
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Baby and Me
10:00-11:00AM
 Baby and Me
Monday, Jul. 15, 10:00-11:00AMBaby and Me
Parents, grandparents, and nannies come meet and play with other babies in our cheery story room. Infant toys and music will be available.

This program is recommended for infant children and adult supervision is required.

For directions to the library, or to view its business h...read more
Therapy Dog Story Hour
4:00-5:00
 Therapy Dog Story Hour
Monday, Jul. 15, 4:00-5:00Therapy Dog Story Ho
Kids of all ages can read to an attentive, loving dog. For your own special time with one of our dogs please call ahead to save your spot. Adult supervision required.
For questions or directions to the library, please visit www.freeportlibrary.com or call 865-3307.
Ed Robinson Author Talk: Nature Notes from Maine
6:30-7:30PM
Ed Robinson Author Talk: Nature Notes from Maine
Monday, Jul. 15, 6:30-7:30PMEd Robinson Author T
Harpswell author Ed Robinson will be showing "The Wonder of Maine's Wildlife," a gorgeous, sprawling photo presentation featuring some of Maine's iconic wildlife. There will also be a smattering of animal calls and anecdotes aplenty!

Ed's book, "Nature Notes fro...read more
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Toddler Story Time
10-10:30, 10:30-11am
 Toddler Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 10-10:30, 10:30-11amToddler Story Time
Join Ali for a fun morning of stories and songs!
Infants & Toddlers have two times: 10-10:30 and 10:30-11am. If you can't make the first, please wait and join the second!
A note to caregivers: the first Tuesday of the month is a bit different, Sign Language Story Time is from 10-10...read more
Pine Needle Baskets
3:00PM-5:00PM
 Pine Needle Baskets
Tuesday, Jul. 16, 3:00PM-5:00PMPine Needle Baskets
Rewild Maine returns this summer for basket making! Learn how to weave your own basket using pine needles you could can harvest from the Maine woods! Ages 8 and up. Limited to 10 per session, sign up required. Adult supervision required for children under 11.
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Wednesday Morning Coloring Group
10:30-11:30AM
Wednesday Morning Coloring Group
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 10:30-11:30AMWednesday Morning Co
Think coloring is just for kids? Think again!

Why all of this fuss over coloring books? First of all, it’s just plain fun! But current day research also indicates that coloring de-stresses and lessens anxiety in adults, providing a healthy break from our highly scheduled, technology...read more
What’s the Buzz About Bees
6:00-7:00PM
What’s the Buzz About Bees
Wednesday, Jul. 17, 6:00-7:00PMWhat’s the Buz
Buzz into the library to learn about bees from The Honey Exchange. They’ll bring an observation hive and a honey tasting for us to try. We’ll also have a take home gardening project, so you can help the bees in your own neighborhood. (Limited to one per family while supplies last.) Famil...read more
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Maker Cart
2:00PM-4:00PM
 Maker Cart
Friday, Jul. 19, 2:00PM-4:00PMMaker Cart
Visit the Children's Room at the Library to try a variety of activities. These self guided activities will vary month to month and may be crafty or science related, but always creative and fun.  Ages 4 and up. Adult supervision required.
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Baby and Me
10:00-11:00AM
 Baby and Me
Monday, Jul. 22, 10:00-11:00AMBaby and Me
Parents, grandparents, and nannies come meet and play with other babies in our cheery story room. Infant toys and music will be available.

This program is recommended for infant children and adult supervision is required.

For directions to the library, or to view its business h...read more
Therapy Dog Story Hour
4:00-5:00
 Therapy Dog Story Hour
Monday, Jul. 22, 4:00-5:00Therapy Dog Story Ho
Kids of all ages can read to an attentive, loving dog. For your own special time with one of our dogs please call ahead to save your spot. Adult supervision required.
For questions or directions to the library, please visit www.freeportlibrary.com or call 865-3307.
Apollo Talk
6:30-7:30PM
 Apollo Talk
Monday, Jul. 22, 6:30-7:30PM
Come learn about the Apollo Moon landing with resident Science Guy Jon Wallace! 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing.

...read more

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Toddler Story Time
10-10:30, 10:30-11am
 Toddler Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 23, 10-10:30, 10:30-11amToddler Story Time
Join Ali for a fun morning of stories and songs!
Infants & Toddlers have two times: 10-10:30 and 10:30-11am. If you can't make the first, please wait and join the second!
A note to caregivers: the first Tuesday of the month is a bit different, Sign Language Story Time is from 10-10...read more
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Wednesday Morning Coloring Group
10:30-11:30AM
Wednesday Morning Coloring Group
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 10:30-11:30AMWednesday Morning Co
Think coloring is just for kids? Think again!

Why all of this fuss over coloring books? First of all, it’s just plain fun! But current day research also indicates that coloring de-stresses and lessens anxiety in adults, providing a healthy break from our highly scheduled, technology...read more
Handmade Leather Wallets
4:00-7:00PM
 Handmade Leather Wallets
Wednesday, Jul. 24, 4:00-7:00PMHandmade Leather Wal
Teens will learn how to work and sew with leather to create their own wallet. ReWild Maine will also share how traditional leather is made in this hands-on craft. Grades 6th and up. Limited to 10, sign up required.
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Midday Movie: The Upside (2017)
1PM
 Midday Movie: The Upside (2017)
Thursday, Jul. 25, 1PMMidday Movie: The Up
The Upside is a comedic story of a quadriplegic man and his new caretasker with a dubious past. Stars Brian Cranston, Kevin Hart, and Nicole Kidman. The Upside is based upon the French movie Intouchables.

This film is rated PG-13 and is 126 minutes long.

All Midday Movies ...read more
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Maker Cart
2:00PM-4:00PM
 Maker Cart
Friday, Jul. 26, 2:00PM-4:00PMMaker Cart
Visit the Children's Room at the Library to try a variety of activities. These self guided activities will vary month to month and may be crafty or science related, but always creative and fun.  Ages 4 and up. Adult supervision required.
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Baby and Me
10:00-11:00AM
 Baby and Me
Monday, Jul. 29, 10:00-11:00AMBaby and Me
Parents, grandparents, and nannies come meet and play with other babies in our cheery story room. Infant toys and music will be available.

This program is recommended for infant children and adult supervision is required.

For directions to the library, or to view its business h...read more
Therapy Dog Story Hour
4:00-5:00
 Therapy Dog Story Hour
Monday, Jul. 29, 4:00-5:00Therapy Dog Story Ho
Kids of all ages can read to an attentive, loving dog. For your own special time with one of our dogs please call ahead to save your spot. Adult supervision required.
For questions or directions to the library, please visit www.freeportlibrary.com or call 865-3307.
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Toddler Story Time
10-10:30, 10:30-11am
 Toddler Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 30, 10-10:30, 10:30-11amToddler Story Time
Join Ali for a fun morning of stories and songs!
Infants & Toddlers have two times: 10-10:30 and 10:30-11am. If you can't make the first, please wait and join the second!
A note to caregivers: the first Tuesday of the month is a bit different, Sign Language Story Time is from 10-10...read more
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Wednesday Morning Coloring Group
10:30-11:30AM
Wednesday Morning Coloring Group
Wednesday, Jul. 31, 10:30-11:30AMWednesday Morning Co
Think coloring is just for kids? Think again!

Why all of this fuss over coloring books? First of all, it’s just plain fun! But current day research also indicates that coloring de-stresses and lessens anxiety in adults, providing a healthy break from our highly scheduled, technology...read more
   
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