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Welcome to the Children's Page!

For more information on the following programs and events please open the calendar at right or click on the heading for the program you're interested in. You may also contact the Library at 508.946.2470 and ask for the Children's Room.


Special Programs for September

  • CJ's Hideaway Storytime
    • Saturday September 19, 2015, 10:30am (Large Meeting Room)
    • Join Author Carla Marrero for a storytime featuring her new book CJ's Hideaway
  • Halloween Costume Swap
    • Saturday, October 3, 10am - 2pm (Large Meeting Room)
    • Please join us and fellow patrons to swap costumes, make masks and enjoy some refreshments. (Read more)

Regular Programs

Lego Club

Library Lego-mania!

Tuesdays, 4pm - 5pm

Come build with legos and duplos supplied by the Library. Drop-ins welcome.

No Registration required for this free program.


Family Nights

Family Fun Night

Tuesday Evenings, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Fun for the whole family. Check the detailed schedule for the evening's events. Each week will bring a new adventure.

  • September 15: New to the Library Night
    • Are you new to the Library or just interested in learning more about what it has to offer? Join us for Family Night and learn about using the Library; enjoy a tour; and have some fun. Bring proof of residence to sign up for Library cards. We will also have scavenger hunts and art projects for the kids.
      Library Meeting Room (downstairs).
  • September 22: Game Night
    • Enjoy an evening of old fashioned fun with board games, card games, puzzles and more! We’ll also bring out the Wii for some video game fun.
  • September 29: Family Art Studio
    • Join us for a night of art with books and activities to try. Be inspired by other artists. Create your masterpiece!

Storytime

Preschool Storytimes

Wednesdays @ 10:30am - 11:30am

Join us for a preschool storytime best for 3-6 year olds. Older and younger siblings are welcome. Explore a different theme each week and after the 30 minute formal program remain to socialize and share a snack.

  • September 16: Library Love
    • Enjoy stories and other activities related to the library.
  • September 23: Fall Fair
    • Celebrate the changing seasons with stories, games, and more!
  • September 30: disABILITY Storytime
    • Nicole Tarzia of disABILITY Awareness 4 Kids and Families will join us to read stories, show us her wheelchair, share toys and play a game.

Mother Goose

Mother Goose on the Loose

Thursdays, 10:15am - 11:15am
Birth - 18 months

Stories, songs, and rhymes for our youngest friends includes 20 minutes of formal program followed by time to play and socialize together. Mother Goose on the Loose is a lapsit program for birth to 18 months-old and their caregivers while Wiggles & Giggles caters to more mobile 18 months to 3 year-olds.
This program is free with no advance sign-up required. Program begins promptly at 10:15 am and concludes in 20 minutes. After that families stay in the room to talk and play until 11:15am!


Wiggles and Giggles

Wiggles and Giggles

Thursdays, 11:15am - 12:00pm
18 months - 3 years

Wiggles and Giggles is a new program at the library for children 18 months - 3 years. Younger siblings are welcome. Best for wiggly bodies- we will sing, dance, play instruments, and use the parachute. The program is followed by playtime allowing children and adults to interact with each other and the toys provided by the library.

This program is free with no advance sign-up required. Program begins promptly at 11:15am and concludes in 20 minutes. After that families stay in the room to talk and play until 12pm.