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.

 

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 Great Event BBQ September 8, 2018

We want to thank everyone in the community for their donations to our BOTTLES FOR BOOKS cart! Since 2002 we have raised just over $100,000 !!!

To help us celebrate this milestone, please come to the Great Event BBQ on Saturday, September 9, from 11:30 – 1:00 and receive either a hotdog or a hamburg, a bag of chips and a drink free of charge.

THANK YOU for all the bottles and cans……All of our books, DVD’s, and audios are bought with this money.

Turning refundable bottles and turning them into books

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

Annual Summer Reading Program “Libraries Rock” for Children Begins June 26th at SSCL

The Stockton Springs Community Library (SSCL) will begin its summer reading program for children on Tuesday, June 26th from 9:30 to 11:30 am and will take place every Tuesday from 9:30 to 11:30 am through July 31st. This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock!” 

There will be stories, games, snacks, and lots of fun!

Tuesday, June 26th will be an introduction to the program. There will be a skit, story, and snack, and participants will create their own story log. In addition to stories, snacks, and activities, each week will have a special theme:

On July 3rd there will be stories, snacks, and instrument making.

On July 10th the theme will be “Sounds of Nature.”

On July 17th the theme will be “Science.”

July 24th theme to be announced.

July 31st will be a special Street Party and Barbeque with special guest mime Scott Cannon from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. (There will not be a morning program that day).

 

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

 

The 3rd Annual “Great Event” Community Yard Sale in Stockton Springs Space Rental Begins

It’s time to reserve your space 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 8th and space rentals for the Giant Yard Sale have begun. Mark your calendars and SAVE THE DATE for the Giant Yard Sale, Barbecue, Bake Sale, Homemade donuts, Children’s Events, and much more!

The town of Stockton Springs will once again be filled with festivities on Saturday, September 8th and everyone is invited to join in the celebration to be held on the grounds of the library and the Stockton Springs Town Office. Last year’s event was a great success and we expect that all 25 of the spaces will be rented, so sign up early.

Rental of space at the Giant Yard Sale has begun. Crafters are also welcome. Spaces are approximately 10’ x 15’. Cost is $35, $30 if reserved before July 1st. 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 or visit www.stocktonspringslibrary.org.

This fun family event is always chock full of good bargains, great food, entertainment for the kiddies, community spirit, and much, much more, so circle September 8th on your calendar and we’ll see you in Stockton Springs for The GREAT EVENT!