Event News and Information

Special April Events in the Children's Department
April is Autism Awareness Month
Did you know a puzzle piece is sometimes used as a symbol for Autism Awareness?
During the month of April, stop by the Children’s Department to participate in our Autism Awareness activity.  Decorate your very own puzzle with a picture of what makes you, you.
Everyone – kids and grownups – is welcome to make a puzzle.
While supplies last.

This month we will also be holding a raffle for an Autism Awareness gift basket.  Stop by the Children’s Desk for your raffle ticket.

National Library Week
April 9 – April 14, 2018
Kids are invited to drop by the Children’s Desk to make a decoration for National Library Week.
While supplies last

Storytimes

Mother Goose on the Loose
This storytime is for children age 3 years and younger but big siblings are always welcome. This is a drop-in storytime.
Tuesdays 10:30 A.M.
March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018
April 3, April 10, April 24, 2018
May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22, May 29, 2018
This is a drop in activity.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
March 7, 14, 21, 2018
April 4, April 11, April 25, 2018
May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30, 2018
For children age 3 years and older
No sign up required

Toe Tapping Thursdays
Thursdays at 10:30 AM
April 26, 2018
May 31, 2018
Come get your wiggles out with us!  We'll stretch, dance, and move to the beat!  All children and their grownups are welcome - yes even "prewalkers" because they can boogie with their grownups.
No sign up required

School Age Programs
Lego Club
Like Legos? Then come and build with us! We'll supply the Legos you supply the imagination.
This drop-in activity is for children in 1st grade and older.
Saturdays at 9:30
March 24, 2018
April 21, 2018
May 19, 2018

Special Needs Storytime
This storytime is especially for special needs children and their families.  Children of all abilities are welcome to come share stories, music, and more.  Stay for the entire session or as long as your child wishes.  Siblings are always welcome! This is a drop in program.  Questions?  Contact Molly Hancock, Coordinator of Youth Services at 978-670-4127 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
Saturdays at 10 AM
April 28 and May 12, 2018

April Vacation at the Library
STEM Explorers
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
2 PM
Grades 3 - 5
Calling all STEM explorers!  Join us in a building challenge that will let you explore the magic of circuits and 21st century STEM learning with LittleBits!  LittleBits is a platform of electronic building blocks for creating inventions that easily snap together with magnets.  This program is for children in grades 3 through 5 and children will be working in pairs or teams to build an invention.
Sign up is required.  Sign up begins on Monday, April 2, 2018.  To reserve your spot call the Children's Department at 978-674-1529 or to register online click here.
*This program is sponsored by the library foundation.

Teddy Bear Picnic
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
10 AM
Ages 3 years and older
Come celebrate spring with us!  Join us for stories, songs, and a craft.  Bring your favorite cuddly stuffed animal too!
Sign up is required and begins on April 2, 2018. To reserve your spot call the Children's Department at 978-674-1529 or to register online click here.

Family Fort Storytime
Thursday, April 19, 2018
6:30 PM
Ages 3 years and older
Build your own special family fort and join us for a special storytime. We will provide some building supplies but feel free to bring flashlights, pillows, blankets and other cozy items from home.   
Sign up is required and begins on April 2, 2018. To reserve your spot call the Children's Department at 978-674-1529 or to register online click here

Lego Club
Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:30 AM
Grade 1 and older
Are you a Lego master builder? Children in grades 1-6 are welcome to join us for a morning of Lego building challenges and fun!
This is a drop in activity.  No sign up required.

To see what else is happening at the library visit our online calendar.

 

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