Youth/Young Adult Services

SUMMER READING 2018

There will be reading challenges, lots of fun activities and games!

Sign up and get started on a summer of at the Library!

Sign up begins Monday June 25th

with the Kick Off Party beginning at 10 am.

There will be a Scavenger Hunt, Maker Cart, & Rock Star photo booth

Sign up and get your reading log for a summer of reading fun.

Earn raffle tickets for prizes, record your minutes for books and t shirts!

 

Fun events for all ages all summer!

Making Musical Instruments for PreK  through 3rd grade

STEAM Makers for Grades 3 and 4

Science in the Garden for grades 5 through 8

Maker Cart Wednesdays for Grades 4 and up

 

To register for the STEAM Makers and Science in the Garden

contact Melissa Madigan  at mmadigan@yarmouthlibrary.org

or call Merrill Library at 846-4763

 


 Do you like to read and discuss books?

Then come talk to us about the

Teen Book Group

A Novel Bunch 

A Teen book sharing

for students grades 6 and up

day and time to be determined.

Do you like graphic novels, historic fiction, fantasy or books made into movies?

We are the group for you!

FMI 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