There is always something going on at the library!

July and August are going to be jam packed with all kinds of fun filled events. 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.


Weekly Programming:

Mother Goose on the Loose
Mondays @ 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.

LEGO Lunch
Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 11 AM (Starting July 6th)
Join us for stories, LEGO playtime, and a nutritious, free lunch served at noon. Offered to children and teens, ages 5 to 18, on a first-come, first-served basis. This program is offered in partnership with the MA Department of Elementary & Secondary Education’s Child Nutrition Outreach Program).

Summer Storytime
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 Surprise
Wednesdays @ 5:30 PM
Join Miss Jennie each week for stories, rhymes, and a craft. This program is for children ages 3-6 years old. 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:

PJ Storytime
Thursday @ 6:30 PM on August 10th
Put on your PJs and snuggle in while Ms. Susan reads some bedtime stories (ages 3-7, with a caregiver; stuffed friends welcome).

Itty Bitty Yoga
Tuesday @ 10 AM on July 25th
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
Tuesday, July 11th @ 3 PM & Monday, August 7th @ 6:30 PM
Create a masterpiece using all kinds of materials with Ms.Debby! (grades 1-5)
This program requires registration.

Kids STEAM Lab
Friday @ 11 AM on August 18th
Join Ms. Jennie for storytime where we’ll explore math, science, and the arts with children’s books and related activities (ages 3 to 8, with a caregiver).


Book Clubs:

“Hooked on Books” Book Club for Intermediate Readers
Tuesday @ 4:30 PM on July 18th
Come and talk about what you’ve been reading, & make some summertime book suggestions for your friends. We’ll enjoy popsicles outsides, if the weather allows.


Performers & Events:

Sparky’s Puppets
Thursday, July 20th @ 11 AM
Enter the magical world of children’s stories, brought to life by colorful puppets and lively humor. Ages 3 to 10.

Catch the Science Bug
Tuesday, July 25th @ 2 PM
Join a real scientist for an interactive presentation. Ages 7 to 10. Please pre-register.

Hampstead Stage Company’s Beauty & the Beast
Wednesday, August 2nd @ 2PM
A live theater performance of the classic French tale that tells the story of a young girl, Belle, who is sent by her father to live in a beautiful palace with a terrifying beast. The Beast must help Belle to discover his inner beauty and to help her to break the spell that has kept him locked in his beastly state. A heartwarming story of family, sacrifice, trust and love. (ages 5+)

Toe Jam Puppet Band
Saturday, August 12th @ 2 PM
Come celebrate the end of the summer reading program with one of the best children’s bands out there! We’ll also have ice cream party after their performance.