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Drop-in Baby Lapsit

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. 

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.

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Free Lunch at FPL!

Despite the old saying, the Framingham Public Library will be offering free lunch three days a week this summer to children between the ages of 5 and 18. Drop by, eat, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here.

Ages 5-18.

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Free Lunch at FPL!

Despite the old saying, the Framingham Public Library will be offering free lunch three days a week this summer to children between the ages of 5 and 18. Drop by, eat, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here.

Ages 5-18.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime at McAuliffe

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.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

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Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

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

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

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Stories for Scooters

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

Ages 0-3.

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Free Lunch at FPL!

Despite the old saying, the Framingham Public Library will be offering free lunch three days a week this summer to children between the ages of 5 and 18. Drop by, eat, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here.

Ages 5-18.

Mike Bent’s Wacky Science

Get ready for an award-winning show that teaches that science can be exciting and fun! Participate in high energy, hands-on activities, while discovering that simple household items can be used to perform exciting science experiments. Loads of surprises, comedy and music combine in this perfect science show.

Grades K+.

Weekly Story Times

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!

Ages 3-5.

Amazing Animal Ambassadors

Live animal presentation with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Learn about their natural habitats and meet them up close.

Grades K+, Registration required.

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Free Lunch at FPL!

Despite the old saying, the Framingham Public Library will be offering free lunch three days a week this summer to children between the ages of 5 and 18. Drop by, eat, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here.

Ages 5-18.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit

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. 

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.

Free Lunch at FPL! thumbnail Photo

Free Lunch at FPL!

Despite the old saying, the Framingham Public Library will be offering free lunch three days a week this summer to children between the ages of 5 and 18. Drop by, eat, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here.

Ages 5-18.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime at McAuliffe

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.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

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Library Crawl 2017!

A “crawl,” or tour, is a fun way to visit multiple libraries in your area. Travel from library to library, meet the friendly staff and learn more about what the libraries around have to offer! Click here for a list of participation libraries and more information.

For all ages!

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Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

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

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

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Stories for Scooters

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

Ages 0-3.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

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Movie Matinee: Lego Batman

There are big changes brewing in Gotham, and, if he wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others, and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

Rated PG; for rude humor and some action.

All ages at parents’ discretion.

Weekly Story Times

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!

Ages 3-5.

Book Bingo

Prizes, laughs, and best of all — books! Join us for our ever-popular Book Bingo, and pick up some books to add to your reading hours for the summer program.

Grades K+.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit

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. 

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

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Ghost and Goblin Yoga!

Join us for Halloween in August! Come in costume if you like and explore Halloween yoga postures, fun yoga games, and creative breath work all designed to give kids an introduction to the benefits and joy of yoga! Taught by Elizabeth Heller, Founder of PranaPlay.

Walkers to age 3. Registration required.

Playspace Grand Opening!

Ribbon cutting and grand opening of our new early literacy Playspace! After the ribbon cutting the new space will be available for play! Some of the new and exciting things the Playspace will have include a kitchen and farmers market stand, wall mounted activities, light tables, sensory tables and more!

Playspace funded in part by a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant awarded from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

All ages.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime at McAuliffe

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.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

Sparky’s Puppets

Enter the Construction Zone! Watch the three pigs hard at work on their houses, and see magic wishes build a cottage, a mansion and a castle. Other tales complete the program.

Ages 4+. Registration required.

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Stories for Scooters

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

Ages 0-3.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

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Ice Cream Social and Toe Jam Puppet Band

Join us at 2:30 to sample some ice cream and chocolate sauce with a surprise celebrity scooper (or two?). Then at 3:00, we’ll be treated to a unique combination of original songs, masterful shadow puppetry, storytelling and just plain old good fun from the Toe Jam Puppet Band.

Grades K+.

Weekly Story Times

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!

Ages 3-5.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit

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. 

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime at McAuliffe

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.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

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Stories for Scooters

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

Ages 0-3.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

Weekly Story Times

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!

Ages 3-5.

Movie and Costume Parade: Beauty and the Beast

Come in costume for a story and parade before viewing the newest adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. Refreshments provided.

Beauty and the Beast (Rated PG; for some action violence, peril and frightening images).

Ages 4+ at parents’ discretion. Registration required.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit

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. 

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

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Friday Flicks: Boss Baby

 A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year-old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. Also a hilariously universal story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family.

 Rated PG for some mild rude humor. All ages at parents’ discretion.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime at McAuliffe

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.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

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Family Movie Night: Beauty and the Beast

Emma Watson stars in this live action retelling of the much beloved classic story.  Come join us for this family event. Fresh popped popcorn!

Rated PG; for some action violence, peril and frightening images. All ages (at parents’ discretion for children).

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Stories for Scooters

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

Ages 0-3.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

Weekly Story Times

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!

Ages 3-5.

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Pajama Storytime

Come read books with us, sing songs and do a craft. All in our PJs!

Recommended for ages 2-5, but all ages welcome.

Films Plus Lunch for Kids

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, August 2 through August 25

The Framingham Public Library will be offering films and lunch three days a week this summer to children under the age of 18. Drop by, eat, watch some movie shorts, and pick up some summer reading while you’re here. August 2 will feature Bill Nye, the Science Guy (no movie will accompany lunch on August 4); August 7, 9, and 11 will feature Scooby Doo; August 14, 16 and 18 will feature Spongebob Squarepants; and August 21, 23 and 25 will feature Tom and Jerry.

Ages 18 and under.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit

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. 

Ages 0-2 with caregiver.

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Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

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

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

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime at McAuliffe

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.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs thumbnail Photo

Book Buddy Reading to Dogs

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

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

Stories for Scooters thumbnail Photo

Stories for Scooters

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

Ages 0-3.

Weekly Story Times

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!

Ages 3-5.