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!

The Homework Center presents Future Leaders!

What does it mean to be a Leader? What are Leadership skills? Join us for the “Future Leaders Program” to find out!

Through research and discussion on pertinent topics, fourth and fifth grade students will share their thoughts, listen to their peers and develop appreciation for varied viewpoints. They will also hone their ability to express themselves respectfully in a group setting.

Facilitated by Ms. Meena Bharath of Red Crocus Learning Center. For questions and to sign up, contact 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.

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.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime

Ages 0-2 with an adult.
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. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

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!

The Homework Center presents Future Leaders!

What does it mean to be a Leader? What are Leadership skills? Join us for the “Future Leaders Program” to find out!

Through research and discussion on pertinent topics, fourth and fifth grade students will share their thoughts, listen to their peers and develop appreciation for varied viewpoints. They will also hone their ability to express themselves respectfully in a group setting.

Facilitated by Ms. Meena Bharath of Red Crocus Learning Center. For questions and to sign up, contact 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.

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All Ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5636 x5 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 Dog, Chewy, listens as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Dads & Donuts with Special Activities

All ages.
This month bond with your dad (and with donuts) through stories, songs and fun moving and grooving, including an obstacle course, dancing and a parachute! Mothers, siblings and other family members welcome! Volunteer readers and donut donators needed; contact the Children’s Room, 508-532-5570 x4, for details.

Movie Matinee: Moana (PG)

All ages at parents’ discretion.
Moana (Rated PG for peril, some scary images and brief thematic elements). Moana is a daughter of her tribe’s chief, coming from a long line of navigators. She sets off for a fabled island with her hero, the demigod Maui. Along the way, they battle the treacherous ocean and all which it hides.

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 Storytime

Ages 0-2 with an adult.
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. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

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.

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!

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.

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 Storytime

Ages 0-2 with an adult.
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. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

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!

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.

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

All Ages. Registration required. Call 508-532-5636 x5 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 Dog, Chewy, listens 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.

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!

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime

Ages 0-2 with an adult.
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. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

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!  

Vacation Week Super-Cold Science with the Museum of Science

Grades K+

Amazing things happen when matter changes temperature. With the help of a Museum

educator and an intensely cold liquid, participants experience the remarkable changes in size, form, and behavior that occur when a variety of objects and substances are super-cooled. Funded by the Museum of Science's Boston Marathon Team.

Vacation Week Kids Yoga Adventure

Ages 5 and up.

Relax and join us for a kid friendly yoga adventure with our certified yoga teacher Sonia.

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!

Vacation Week Book Bingo

Grades K+

Prizes, laughs, and best of all — books! Join us for our ever-popular Book Bingo.

Vacation Week 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: The Music Lesson, lithograph by Thomas Hart Benton; 88 Instruments, book by Chris Barton.

Vacation Week Movie Matinee: Moana

All ages at parents’ discretion. Families welcome to bring their own snacks.

Moana (Rated PG for peril, some scary images, and brief thematic elements)

Moana is a daughter of the chief of her tribe, coming from a long line of navigators. She sets off for a fabled island with her hero, the demigod Maui. Along the way, they battle the treacherous ocean and all which it hides.

Vacation Week Earth Day Open Craft

All ages.

Drop in for some earth friendly crafts, and pick up some books about Earth Day while you are here!

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.

Vacation Week Earth Day Open Craft

All Ages.

Drop in and make some wild and weird creations with our recyclable materials and a little of your creativity.

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 Storytime

Ages 0-2 with an adult.
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. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

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.

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
 

Silhouette Portraits thumbnail Photo

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.