Events Calendar / McAuliffe Branch

Framingham Public Library Foundation Brick Celebration

Join the Framingham Public Library Foundation as we thank our generous donors and celebrate the completion of the two brick patios at the Christa McAuliffe Branch Library. Entertainment will be provided by Framingham High School students and refreshments will be served.

Event will be held rain or shine.

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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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Teen Tech Time - Video Game Design

Teen Tech Time returns! We’re back from summer break, and we’ll be having monthly programs through November up at the McAuliffe Branch Library. For this one, go from gamer to designer. Video Game Design encompasses storytelling, pixel art, and object-oriented programming, all through a user-friendly, 2D game design platform.

Limited space available: Please register online by clicking the event title and filling out the form at the bottom of the page. When you do, please put the grade you're in in the "Message" section.

SPOTS ARE CURRENTLY FULL. FILL OUT REGISTRATION FORM TO GO ON WAITLIST.

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Discover Journal Writing

Discover personal growth and enrichment through journal writing. We will be writing, learning new tips and techniques and possibly sharing our stories.

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Maintaining the Genetic Integrity of Our Food System

Hannah Traggis, Garden to Table Program Educator and Coordinator for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in Wellesley will be here to talk about food systems and nutrition education for all ages. This program is sponsored by Transition Framingham and the Framingham Public Library Seed Library.
NOTE: New seeds for fall are now available from the Seed Library!

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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.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

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.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

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 at McAuliffe

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to our Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dog, Chewie, listens as children read aloud from a book of their choice.

Registration required. Call 508-532-5636 x5 or drop by sign up for a 15 minute slot.

All ages.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

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.

Open Building Play

Get creative with our Keva Planks for ages 4 and up. We also have Magnatiles and Duplos for the younger crowd.

All ages.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

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.