Free LEGO Club at the Stockton Springs Community Library

The Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) is proud to offer free LEGO programs on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 4:00 – 5:00 PM starting November 15th 2018 through March 21, 2019.

Focus age group is 4 through 10 years old, however children of all ages are welcome to participate in the LEGO Fun!

Duplo and Mega Blocks will be available for younger builders (0 – 3 yrs).

The purpose is to become a creative, engaged, lifelong learner while having fun. The library provides the LEGO bricks and participants provide their imagination and creativity! LEGO creations will be displayed in the library until the following month’s LEGO Club.

Mark your calendars:
November 15, 2018
December 20, 2018
January 17, 2019
February 21, 2019
March 21, 2019

No registration necessary! SSCL is located at 6 Station Street in Stockton Springs. For more information call 567-4147.

Stockton Springs Community Library Story Time First Saturday of the Month Through April

The Stockton Springs Community Library will host a Story Time on the first Saturday of each month from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm through April. The program began on November 3rd and will end on April 6th.

Dates for the Story Time will be November 3, December 1, January 5, February 2, March 2, and April 6.

Each story time will include a story and activities. A light lunch will be provided. All are welcome!

For more information call us at 207-567-4147.

 

A message from our friends at Stockton Springs Historical Society

Santa may be coming to town on Thanksgiving but this year Santa sent Mrs. Claus out ahead of his arrival!

Hear Douglas Coffin read his Christmas story and sample Mrs. Claus’s cookies.

Meet some Maine authors and buy their books. Don’t forget to shop at Bookstacks and look out for the elves and Mrs. Claus. You never know where they will show up!

If the children have their Christmas letters for Santa written she will take them back with her to the North Pole. (if they want to find out if Santa got their letter Return addresses must be on the letters.)

“Enjoy seeing a Mickey Mouse Club’s short film about Stockton Springs in 1959. Come and see a Christmas Movie!

Popcorn and cookies offered during the event at the Alamo will be Free!

This is a fundraiser brought to you by Stockton Springs Historical Society. Homemade baked goods will be available for purchase so you can stock up for the holidays. There will be books for sale as well at both the Alamo and down the street a bit at Bookstacks.

Please join us at the Alamo Theatre in Bucksport at 12:00 noon, Saturday, November 10, 2018.

The cost will be $10.00 for Adults…. teens 12-18 are $5.00
All children under the age of 12 are free and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Annual Halloween Party at Stockton Springs Community Library Saturday, October 27th

Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) will host its popular Annual Children’s Halloween Party on Saturday, October 27th, 10:30 AM – Noon. Everyone’s invited to attend what has become one of the library’s most popular events for children of all ages.

There will be treats, a costume parade, crafts, a story, prizes, and surprises. The costume parade is a favorite feature of the party and provides an opportunity to see all of the creative costumes. Come as a character from your favorite book, a superhero, an animal, a princess, a ghost, or whatever you can imagine. There will be prizes for best costumes, most original, and most scary.

The event is free and all are welcome.

Stockton Springs Community Library is an all volunteer library located in the historic Colcord House at the corner of Main and Station Streets in downtown Stockton Springs. For more information phone 567-4147.

The 3nd Annual GREAT EVENT is Coming to Stockton Springs September 8th!

The 3nd Annual GREAT EVENT is Coming to Stockton Springs September 8th!

Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) will host the 3rd annual GREAT EVENT on Saturday, September 8th from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The grounds of the Library and Town Office will once again be filled with a Giant Yard Sale, Barbecue, Bake Sale, Homemade donuts, Children’s Events for all ages, and much more!

The atmosphere will be festive and everyone is invited to join in the celebration! Find bargains, enjoy good food, see old friends and meet new ones at the GREAT EVENT!

There are still a few spaces available in the yard sale. If you’d like to rent a space at the GREAT EVENT Giant Yard Sale you should come to the library during open hours. Library hours are Monday 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Tuesday 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Thursday 9:00 am – Noon and 6:30 – 8:30 pm, and Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. To reserve your space you must fill out an application and pay in advance either by check or cash. Spaces are approximately 10’ x 15’. Cost is $35. You may bring your own table or you can rent a table for an extra $5. Organizations and crafters are also welcome to rent space in the Giant Yard Sale. The GREAT EVENT will happen rain or shine. For more information call 567-4147.

This family event is going to be chock full of good bargains, great food, entertainment for the kiddies, community spirit, and much, much more! We’ll see you on September 8th in Stockton Springs!

 

 

The 3rd Annual “Great Event” Community Yard Sale in Stockton Springs – Spaces Still Available

There are still some spaces available to reserve for the giant yard sale in Stockton Springs coming September 8th!

Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) will host the 3rd annual GREAT EVENT on Saturday, September 8. Mark your calendars and SAVE THE DATE for the Giant Yard Sale, Barbecue, Bake Sale, Homemade donuts, Children’s Events, and much more! The day starts early at 8 am and goes on through 3 pm when the library closes.

Rental of space at the Giant Yard Sale is underway. Crafters are also welcome. Spaces are approximately 10’ x 15’. Cost is $35. You may bring your own table or you can rent a table for an extra $5. The GREAT EVENT will happen rain or shine. To reserve your space you must fill out an application and pay in advance either by check or cash.

Come to the library during open hours to pick up an application.  Library hours are Monday 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Tuesday 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Thursday  9:00 am – Noon and 6:30 – 8:30 pm, and Saturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.

For more information call 567-4147.

 

Scot Cannon at SSCL Annual Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock” July 31st at 6:00 pm

The Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) will finish its annual summer reading program for children on Tuesday, June 31st at 6:00 pm with a special presentation by musician/mime Scot Cannon. This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock!” There will be no morning program that day.

Scot Cannon received formal training in Music Education and Composition at Berklee College of Music, pantomime training with Kenyon Martin’s National Mime Theatre, Master Mime Tony Montanaro and the legendary Marcel Marceau . Scot also studied acting with the Lyric Stage of Boston. Scot has worked as a director, producer and consultant for college and theatre presentations. He has also appeared on several television programs. Experience from twelve years of teaching music at the junior high school level has given Scot the awareness and insight into “what makes young people tick”. His combined training and talent have culminated in meaningful programs for school children at all levels which inspire positive action and self-esteem. Scot Cannon is a versatile composer, author, director, producer, actor, mime, musician and teacher with original and captivating, heartwarming performances.

Everyone’s invited to come to the library on Tuesday, July 31st at 6:00 pm to enjoy Scot Cannon!

For more information call SSCL at 567-4147 or visit www.stocktonspringslibrary.org