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Take Your Child to the Library Day

Portland Public Library will join other libraries throughout the country and participate in the second annual “Take Your Child to the Library” Day on Saturday, February 2. This is a nationwide campaign dedicated to bringing more children into their local libraries. Portland Public Library will host a number of special events throughout the day in the Sam L. Cohen Children’s Library, including:

11:00 - 11:30 Performance by students of the Suzuki Violin Studio

12:00 - 1:00   Face Painting

1:00 - 1:30     Storytelling

1:30 - 1:45      Meet Angie & Learn About the Library

Did you know that children ages 5 and up are eligible to receive their own library cards? A parent needs be present and provide proof of residency in Cumberland or York County.  Take Your Child to the Library and together discover and enjoy all the wonderful resources your library has to offer.

Participating libraries in Maine 
Ellsworth Public Library - NEW for '13!
Harrison Village Library - NEW for '13!
Jackson Memorial Library - NEW for '13!
Kezar Falls Circulating Library, Parsonsfield, Maine - NEW for '13! 
Lewiston Public Library - NEW for '13!
McArthur Public Library, Biddeford, Maine
Kezar Falls Circulating Library, Parsonsfield, Maine - NEW for '13!
Portland Public Library, Portland, Maine 
Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, Maine - NEW for '13!Waterford Library - NEW for '13!
Windham Public Library, Windham, Maine NEW for '13! Guests will be encouraged to read a picture book from the year they were born (1938-2013!) A giant room of books organized by year has been assembled! (We on staff think this is wicked cool!) http://www.windham.lib.me.us/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/takechildlibraryday.pdf


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