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.

 

Weekly Programming:

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.

The Young Scientist STEM Program
Wednesdays @ 4:15 PM  
The Young Scientists STEM series is for children ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver. Children learn STEM concepts through hands-on activities, engaging stories, challenges, and simple experiments ideal for little hands. The program is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care and administered by the YMCA of Central Massachusetts (YFCP). Registration is required.

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.

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:

PJ Storytime
Thursday @ 6:30 PM on September 14th
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
Wednesday @ 11 AM on September 27th
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, September 14th
Create a masterpiece using all kinds of materials with Ms.Debby! (grades 1-5)
This program requires registration.

Mad Science
Thursday @ 4 PM on September 21st
Scientific discoveries abound! (Grades 1-5). Please preregister.

Read to a Dog
Saturday @ 1 PM on September 9th
Odie is a certified therapy dog who loves to hear stories! He and his handler, Rachel, will be here, and YOU are invited to read to him! Practice your reading, build your confidence, and make a new furry friend.

LEGO Playtime
Saturday @ 2 PM on September 9th
Come and create with our enormous LEGO collection.

Craft Corner
Wednesday @ 4:30 PM on September 13th
Join us for a fun afterschool craft! (ages 7-11)

 

Book Clubs:

Bookworms Book Club for Beginner Readers
Monday @ 4PM (starting September 25th)

Just learning to read? Be a “Bookworm,” and check out Ms. Jennie’s brand-new book club for beginner readers. During our program, we will read a story, play a literacy game or do a related craft. We will meet twice a month. Ages 4 and up. Please pre-register.

“Hooked on Books” Book Club for Intermediate Readers
Tuesday @ 4:30 PM on September 26th
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.

BeTween the Lines
Thursday @ 6 PM on September 28th

Join our book club just for tweens. We’ll chat about monthly book selection and enjoy a snack break! Please ask for the book at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

 

Performers & Events:

Coming soon…

Halloween Tales from Around the World
Thursday @ 6:30 PM on October 26th

Professional storyteller Elisa Pearmain will share Halloween tales from near and far. These spooky stories will be most appropriate for older kids, ages 9 and up. Parents are welcome to join!

 

Halloween Stories & Fun
Saturday @ 2 PM on October 28th
Dress up in your Halloween costume and join us for some spooky stories, treats, games and a craft (ages 3-10, with a caregiver)