Full Programs & Events

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

Wii U Afternoon
Wednesdays, August 8th and August 15th, 2:00-3:30 Ages 10 and up
Enjoy playing games including Mario Kart, Minecraft, and Just Dance on our Wii U in the refreshingly cool and air conditioned Deering Room!

Meet the Music Storytime
Thursdays 1 p.m. June 28th-August 16th
ages 4 and up

Learn about the artists behind some of the world's most famous music, listen to their creations and enjoy fun activities. *For preschool and school age children who can enjoy a longer story and activity

Shake, Shimmy, and Dance
Fridays 10 a.m. June 29th-August 17th
ages 3 and under

Babies and Toddlers, along with their favorite adults, siblings, cousins or friends, are invited to join us for a dance party every week this summer until August 17th. Come for a story or two and at least half an hour of dancing and songs.

Chewonki Animals Rock!
Tuesday August 14th 3 p.m-4.p.m. All Ages Animal Experts from Chewonki, a school, camp, and environmental education organization will present a Traveling Natural History program. They will present intriguing aspects of the natural world and bring LIVE animal guests. The topic is TBD


Summer Reading Finale with Matt Loosigian!
Friday August 17th 1 p.m.


WATERCOLOR CLASSES WITH JUDITH KINSMAN
Wednesdays, August 1, 15, 22 & 29 September 5 & 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. 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.
Deering Room, Dyer Library

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
August 15 September 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

KNITTING AND CRAFTING GROUP
August 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 September 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



Pokemon League
August 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

The Pokemon League meets Thursday evenings from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in the Deering Room. Check back for schedule changes.

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.

ANIME Club
August 3rd and 31st 2018
2:00pm-3:15pm
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.

Buried in Time
Buried in Time
June 23 - October 21, 2018

Laurel Hill contains the graves of most of the people who played an important part in the history of the community, but it is also the final resting place of numerous less well-known individuals who led interesting, and historically revealing, lives. Buried in Time features portraits, photographs, documents, and other personal objects associated with a variety Saco residents, from all walks of life, who are buried in the cemetery.

First exhibit program 6:00 p.m. July 13th presented by Ron Romano, author of "Early Gravestones in Southern Maine" and "Portland's Historic Eastern Cemetery".