Full Programs & Events

All programs and events are free and open to the public unless otherwise specified.

Saco Student Art Show
March 11 - April 29
Our biennial student art show exhibits art by Saco students in kindergarten through 8th grade. Visit this colorful, creative, explosion of imagination and support your local budding artists!

Project Personal Freedom
Tuesday April 18th 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Project Personal Freedom is a daily guidebook that includes inspirational and instructional tips on how to access your own freedom. Kingsley wrote this book as a result of the work she has done with hundreds of clients over the past 17 years. She looks forward to reading from her book, discussing the concepts behind her work, and answering questions.

APRIL VACATION PROGRAMS
Birds of Prey and a Raven (who thinks he's a bird of prey!) presented by Wind Over Wings
Tuesday April 18th, 2 p.m.
Wind Over Wings is a nonprofit dedicated to cultivating curiosity, responsibility and appreciation of wildlife. Come meet a Saw-Whet Owl, Common Raven, Red-shouldered Hawk and Great Horned Owl.

Poet-tea: Poetry "Tea Party"
Wednesday April 19th at 2 p.m.
Join us for a Poetry tea party to celebrate National Poetry month. "Tea" and treats will be provided. Stuffed animals and favorite poems/poets encouraged.

Little Builders
Thursday April 20th 10:00 a.m.
Little Builders is for ages 0-5 years old. Play with Duplo blocks and other building toys, socialize, make new friends along with fun creations!

Upcycling Craft Day
Friday April 21st, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Come at your leisure to create crafts from recyclables in celebration of Earth Day.

LITTLE WIGGLER BOOKS AND BABIES
March 3, 10, 17 & 31
April 7, 14 & 28
Fridays, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

We welcome our very youngest library patrons (up to 18 months) every Friday morning for baby bounces, songs, and stories in the Deering Room, with social and play time afterwards. This program stimulates language development and increases your baby's capacity for learning. Deering Room, Dyer Library

ROMP & RHYME TODDLERS
March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
April 6, 13 & 27
Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

This special program for kids 18 months to three years old includes finger plays, songs, sign language, movement and stories with social time for parents and play time for children afterwards. Through repetition and fun challenges toddlers learn speech and listening skills. Make it part of your routine and join us every Thursday morning! Deering Room, Dyer Library

LEGO CLUB
March 7, 14, 21 & 28
April 4, 11 & 25
3-4 p.m.

Calling children of all ages who love Legos! Join the after school lego club to create and build. Legos are provided. Children aged 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

LAUGHING WITH LOIS: PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
March 7, 14, 21 & 28
April 4, 11 & 25
Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Bring your 3-5-year-old preschooler to the library every Tuesday morning for a reading adventure! This program involves children's literature, songs, and a craft project and is designed to help children develop early social and behavioral skills essential for schooling. Deering Room, Dyer Library

Pokemon League
March 9, 16, 23 & 30
April 6, 13 & 27
The Pokemon League meets Thursday evenings from 6:30pm-7:30pm in the Deering Room. League follows school schedule, if there is no school due to vacation or a snow day the Pokemon League will not meet.

A Pokemon League provides a nearby place for you to get together with other fans of the Pokemon Trading Card Game and have some fun. Using your own cards you can play, trade, and even earn cool prizes! The best part is that you can do all this with other Pokemon players who love collecting and playing just as much as you do.

DYER LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
March 7
April 4
6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Join us for this book club at the Dyer Library that takes place after work! Contact Cheryl Spaulding, ext. 104 for the latest title.
Deering Room, Dyer Library


KNITTING AND CRAFTING GROUP
March 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
April 6, 13, 20 & 27

Drop in anytime Thursdays from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Knit, crochet, embroider, hook rugs--just bring yourself and your latest project! Deering Room, Dyer Library



BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
March 15
April 19
1:30-3:00 p.m.
Open to all who love to read and talk! Contact Chris at the Reference Desk for this month's book. Deering Room, Dyer Library

WATERCOLOR CLASSES WITH JUDITH KINSMAN
March 1, 8. 15, 22 & 29
April 5, 12, 19 & 26
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Whether you are a beginner or an advanced watercolorist, bring your paints to the Deering Room of the Dyer Library on Wednesday mornings. Learn new techniques or practice old ones with famed Saco Watercolorist Judith Kinsman. PRE- REGISTRATION REQUIRED. These classes are available in four-week sessions, $70 per session with a Dyer Library card or $75 without. To register contact zoebthomas@sacomuseum.org or (207) 283-3861 ext. 115.
Deering Room, Dyer Library

WEDNESDAY LOUNGE
March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
April 5, 12, & 26
Join us on Wednesdays for after school "lounge", where tweens and teens can be themselves. A safe and fun space for homework, socializing and/or participating in various group activities. Drop in for ten minutes for stay for an hour.

ANIME AFTERNOON
Friday, March 31 and April 29

Interested in Anime? Already a fan or curious to know what it's all about? Join us for old and new favorites, plus snacks and socializing. Meets the last Friday of each month.