Youth/Young Adult Services

Up coming events in Youth Services!

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Do you enjoy reading and writing

 A Novel Bunch 

A Teen reading & writing  program

for students grades 6 and up

We will meet the first Wednesday of the month

 from 6pm – 7pm

Our next meeting will be December 6

Registration is required!

FMI email Melissa at mmadigan@yarmouthlibrary.org


Curiosity Challenge

Thursdays
Session 2 November 30 – December 21
3:30 – 4:30pm
Grades 5-8

The focus of session 2 will be Astronomy

Are there other solar systems out there?

Have you ever built a telescope or used one?

We will build several “tools” we can use to examine the stars we see at night.

Registration Required
at the Circ desk or email Melissa at mmadigan@yarmouthlibrary.org


Kid’s Book Group Totes!

We have made available all of the titles that the kid’s have read in Book Group for check out!

Some of the titles available are, ‘Flora and Ulysses’ by Kate DiCamillo, ‘Ruby Holler’ By Sharon Creech and ‘Eleven’ by Patricia Reilly Giff. Ask for a complete list of available totes at the Circulation Desk. You can find the Totes in the Juvenile Chapter Book area near the Circulation Desk.


Table Top role playing games
for Grades 4 – 8

Gaming (like D&D or Magic) will be taking place here at the library! Drop-in games every Friday from 2:45-4:30pm and Saturdays 11am – 2pm. 

Drop in, no registration required.

 


 What You Can Find in our Collection:

Fiction and Non-Fiction books (including Maine Book Award titles)

Audio Books (on CD)

Periodicals

 

Links to Local School Library Catalogs and Community Services:

Yarmouth High School Library

Harrison Middle School Library

Yarmouth Community Services

If You Are Stumped on What to Read Next Check Out These Links!

Guys Read, a website started by the author Jon Scieszka to inspire guy readers.

Good Readsa great site for tracking what you are reading and find new reads based on what you all ready read.

Maine InfoNet Download Library, find downloadable audio and e-books for almost every device.

Young Adult Library Associationextensive lists of award winners in all Young Adult categories, past and present.

mr.schureads.blogspot.com, great book reviews, videos about books and interviews with authors. Great for all ages and reading levels.

 


What is a Maker Space?

Check out these blogs about Maker Spaces in Libraries to find out more,

A Maker Space Takes Over A Local Library

and

TinkerLab 

Here at Merrill Library our Maker Space now lives on a cart in the Junior Readers area. Come check it out! There are many interesting things to create, explore and discover!

Merrill Library Maker Space Cart

Merrill Library Maker Space Cart