Welcome to Youth Services

Baxter Memorial Library Summer Reading Program 2018
Theme: Fairy Tales

Visit Baxter Memorial Library on or after June 20th to join our Summer Reading Program!
Events kick off on June 20th from 2:00-6:00pm with our free annual Spring into Summer event hosted by the Friends of Baxter Memorial Library featuring live prince and princess characters, Happy Hearts Creative Movement, touch-a-truck, face painting, hot dogs, snow cones and more!

Great Prizes Await!

  • After 4 hours of reading, you win a bookmark
  • After 8 hours of reading, you win a free Subway kid’s meal
  • After 12 hours of reading, you win a book from Baxter Library
  • After 16 hours of reading, you win a small pizza from Domino’s Pizza

We will also offer a Wee Readers program for children 2 years old & younger.

The first 450 kids (16 & younger) to sign up get a free ticket to a Portland Sea Dogs game.

The final day of the program is August 15th, although you have until the last day of August to finish your 16 hour reading game sheet and collect your prizes.


Regular Story Times will resume September 4th, 2018

Pre-School Story Time – Tuesdays

Baby and Me – Thursdays

Toddler Time – Thursdays

Literacy Games Featuring Favorite Characters Pre-k to Elementary