Events Calendar / Kids

Stories for Scooters

Ages 0-3.
Twenty fun-filled minutes of tiny tales and tunes in interactive fashion for little library-goers and their adults, with playtime afterward!  

Weekly Story Times

Ages 3-5.
Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft. And on the first Thursday of the month, meet some of our community police officers as they help out with Story Time!

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.
Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs, Lilah, Montana, Eloise and Friday, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.
Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at baby lapsit time!  Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success.

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Silhouette Portraits

A Fundraising Event to benefit the Friends of the Framingham Library

Hand-cut artist Jean Comerford, these lovely portraits make wonderful gifts and precious mementos. All work is done free-hand and wiggly little ones are welcome!

By appointment only: Please contact Marsha Farmelant at (508) 875-1918 or mfarmelant@aol.com

Pricing: Silhouette…$35                 Duplicate of original silhouette…$15
               5x7 Frame…$35                8x10 Frame…$45
     For one silhouette                       For 2-3 silhouettes
 

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Silhouette Portraits

A Fundraising Event to benefit the Friends of the Framingham Library

Hand-cut artist Jean Comerford, these lovely portraits make wonderful gifts and precious mementos. All work is done free-hand and wiggly little ones are welcome!

By appointment only: Please contact Marsha Farmelant at (508) 875-1918 or mfarmelant@aol.com

Pricing: Silhouette…$35                 Duplicate of original silhouette…$15
               5x7 Frame…$35                8x10 Frame…$45
     For one silhouette                       For 2-3 silhouettes
 

Open Lego

Grades K+.

Drop in and make something creative with our supplied LEGOs. Look through our LEGO idea books to make something super exciting or design your own structure! Leave your name with the creation, and we’ll display it on top of our shelves for a month!

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.
Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs, Lilah, Montana, Eloise and Friday, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs, Lilah, Montana, Eloise and Friday, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Weekly Story Times

Ages 3-5.

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft. And on the first Thursday of the month, meet some of our community police officers as they help out with Story Time!

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs, Lilah, Montana, Eloise and Friday, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

KEVA Plank Building

All ages.

Explore your artistic nature, problem solve and engage in play with the deceptively simple KEVA planks. Come amaze us with your creations!

Dads & Donuts with Outdoor Rx

All ages.

This month bond with your dad (and with donuts) through stories, songs and fun while learning about the Appalachian Mountain Club’s local, outdoor events! Mothers, siblings and other family members welcome! Volunteer readers and donut donators needed; contact the Children’s Room, 508-532-5570 x4, for details.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at baby lapsit time!  Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. 

Movie Matinee

All ages at parents’ discretion.

Sing (Rated PG for some rude humor and mild peril).

A koala impresario stages a grand singing competition for the world's animals in order to save his elegant theater and bring it back to its former glory.

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs, Lilah, Montana, Eloise and Friday, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

The Library’s 4th Annual Fashion Show and Afternoon Tea

The Homework Center presents: The Library’s 4th Annual Fashion Show and Afternoon Tea. Fashions, jewelry and accessories from “Under the Same Moon,” a foundation promoting the work of Guatemalan artisans will be featured and available for purchase. Proceeds will benefit The Framingham Public Library Foundation and Under the Same Moon. Tickets go on sale for $25 on April 7 at both Libraries. Questions? jgatlin@minlib.net

Weekly Story Times

Ages 3-5.

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft. And on the first Thursday of the month, meet some of our community police officers as they help out with Story Time!

Drop-in Baby Lapsit

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at baby lapsit time!  Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. 

Mother’s Day Open Craft

All Ages.

Drop in and make a heartfelt handicraft for your mom to celebrate her on her day! We supply materials and ideas; you supply the clever hands and the loving hearts.

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs, Lilah, Montana, Eloise and Friday, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs, Lilah, Montana, Eloise and Friday, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Weekly Story Times

Ages 3-5.

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft. And on the first Thursday of the month, meet some of our community police officers as they help out with Story Time!

On the Go Storytime Workshops with the Danforth Art Museum

Ages 4+.

Join Museum staff as they look at an art reproduction from their permanent collection, read a thematically related book and finish with a simple art-making activity. This month: Evanescence IV, photographic C-print by Steven Duede; E-I-E-I-O, How Old MacDonald Got His Farm, book by Judy Sierra.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at baby lapsit time!  Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. 

Open Lego

Grades K+.

Drop in and make something creative with our supplied LEGOs. Look through our LEGO idea books to make something super exciting or design your own structure! Leave your name with the creation, and we’ll display it on top of our shelves for a month!

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs, Lilah, Montana, Eloise and Friday, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs, Lilah, Montana, Eloise and Friday, listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Weekly Story Times

Ages 3-5.

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft. And on the first Thursday of the month, meet some of our community police officers as they help out with Story Time!

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Annual Town-wide Spelling Bee!

The Homework Center presents: Annual Town-wide Spelling Bee! Middle school students – sign up in your school office to represent your school! Scripts National Spelling Bee Word Study Packets will be available at middle school offices beginning April 10.

Questions? jgatlin@minlib.net

Drop-in Baby Lapsit

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at baby lapsit time!  Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success.