There is always something going on at the library!

Please note: our programming may occasionally be interrupted or rescheduled due to holidays,  school vacations, weather, illness or other circumstances beyond our control. Please view our children’s programming here for the most up to date information.

March will feature some new programs and events!

This month we will be introducing a brand new math club for kids! Bedtime Math’s Crazy Eight’s Club is an 8-week series where kids will build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club! We’ll do mischief-making activities, like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice and Toilet Paper Olympics, and make some cool gadgets to take home, too. Registration for the entire 8-week series is required. (ages 5-8, with a caregiver).  This club will meet on Mondays (3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7) at 4:30 PM. Please pre-register.

Family Movie Night will feature Disney’s Coco (Thursday, March 22nd @ 6:30 PM). This animated film is about a boy’s journey into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and to lift a curse. Join us for snacks and this terrific new film!


Weekly Programming:

Toys & Noise Drop-In Playgroup
Mondays @ 10 AM 
Connect with other caregivers while little ones enjoy unstructured developmental playtime, and practice social interaction skills with their peers (ages birth-5, with a caregiver).

Mother Goose on the Loose
Tuesdays @ 10 AM 
Join Miss Jennie for an interactive lapsit for babies and young toddlers, birth through age 2.  Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Older siblings may also come. No registration is needed.

Preschool Pals
Wednesdays @ 10 AM
Please join Tricia for a fun filled interactive storytime. Each week we will read stories, sing and do a weekly themed craft. This program is for children ages 3-6 years old. No registration is needed.

Storytime Stars
Wednesdays @ 1:30 PM  
Join Ms. Jennie for an afternoon session of storytime. We’ll read stories, rhymes and do a craft (ages 3 and up, with a caregiver).

Toddler Time
Fridays @ 10 AM
Read & sing along with Ms.Tricia (ages 2-3, with a caregiver). No registration is needed.

Early Explorers
Thursdays, @ 10 AM
Little ones are invited to join us for art, science, music, and more. Try new things, learn new skills, and have lots of fun! This program is designed for children ages 3 to 5. No registration is required.


Other Programs:

Drop-In Craft
Saturday @ 10 AM on March 31st
Stop by the library and make a fun craft with Ms. Jennie (all-ages).

PJ Storytime
Tuesday @ 6:30 PM on March 13th
Put on your PJs and snuggle in while Ms. Kerry reads some bedtime stories (ages 3-7, with a caregiver; stuffed friends welcome).

Itty Bitty Yoga
Wednesday @ 11 AM on March 28th
Beth from Breathe Wellness Yoga leads toddlers and preschoolers through a variety of yoga poses and exercises (ages 2-5, with a caregiver).

Art Club
Thursday @ 4 PM, March 8th
Create a masterpiece using all kinds of materials with Ms.Debby! (ages 7-11)
This program requires registration.

Mad Science
Thursday @ 3:30 PM on March 15th
Scientific discoveries abound! (ages 7-11). Please preregister.

LEGO Playtime
Saturday @ 2 PM on March 10th
Come and create with our enormous LEGO collection.

Craft Corner
Wednesday @ 4:30 PM on March 21st
Join us for a fun after school craft! (ages 7-11).

Let’s Play
Saturday @ 2 PM on March 24th
Join us for an afternoon of board game play!


Book Clubs:
BeTween the Lines
Thursday@ 6 PM on March 24th
Join our book club just for tweens. We’ll chat about this month’s book and enjoy a snack break! This month, we’ll read the graphic novel Princeless Vol. 1, 2, 3 by Jeremy Whitley. Please pick up this month’s selection at the Adult Desk. This club’s book selections are intended for kids in grades 5-8.

“Hooked on Books” Book Club for Intermediate Readers
Tuesday @ 4:30 PM on March 27th
Are you an intermediate reader who is ready to explore chapter books? Do you like to have fun? Are you “hooked on books?” Then our monthly after-school book club is for you! Each month we will explore a different genre or format. This month it’s adventure, with Kristin Earhart’s Race the Wild: Great Reef Games.Pick up a copy of this month’s selection at the Children’s Desk (intermediate readers).

Copies of each month’s book club selections are available at the circulation desk. Please register.


Performers & Events:
Kiddie Time Song & Dance
Thursday @ 10 AM on March 1st
Joe & Stephanie from Monument Square Music School will be here for music, songs, and dancing (ages 3-6, with a caregiver).

Young Scientist STEM Program
6-Week Series, Mondays @ 4:30 PM (3/5)
Children will learn STEM concepts through hands-on activities, engaging stories, challenges, and simple experiments ideal for for little hands. This program is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care, and is administered by the YMCA of Central Massachusetts (YFCP). Registration for the entire 6-week series is required, and this program fills up fast. (ages 3-6, with a caregiver)