Youth/Young Adult Services

Up coming events in Youth Services!


We are starting a Teen Book Group

A Novel Bunch 

A Teen book sharing

for students grades 6 and up

we will meet the third Wednesday of the month

 from 6pm – 7pm

Registration is required!

FMI email Melissa at

Curiosity Challenge

March 5 – 26
3:30 – 4:30pm
Grades 5-8


Using old parts, an assortment of gadgets

and gizmos we will build a marble run!

How crazy can we make it?


Registration Required
at the Circ desk or email Melissa at

We must have 5 participants to hold this program!

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)



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., 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



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