SCARBOROUGH — Members of the Scarborough Fire Department and Scarborough Public Library Director Nancy Crowell are teaming up to offer a free workshop on personal emergency preparedness.

The event, held in collaboration with the Scarborough Adult Learning Center, will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 17 in the Scarborough High School cafeteria.

The program will include how to create an emergency preparedness kit and an emergency and communication plan;  strategies to protect household members, valuables and important documents; and information on community resources.

For more information,  contact Crowell at [email protected] or 883-4723, or Fire Chief B. Michael Thurlow at [email protected] or 730-4201.