Drop-in Baby Lapsit
Fridays October 2, 16 and 30, and Saturdays, October 10 and 24, 10:30-11:00am,
J Program Room, ages 0-3 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 Goose on the Loose
Wednesdays through October 28, 10:15-10:45am, J Program Room, Ages 0-3, Registration required.
“Mother Goose on the Loose” is an eight-week, thirty-minute program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, instruments, and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers.
Book Buddy Reading to Dogs
Sundays October 4 and 18, 2:00-3:00pm, and Saturdays October 17 and 31, 2:00-3:00pm, J Program Room, 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 and Montana listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.
Open Lego Build
Saturday October 10, 2:00pm-4:00pm, J Craft Room, Main Library, Age 5 and up.
Drop in and make something creative with our supplied LEGOs. Plus, look through our new LEGO idea books to make something super exciting! Leave your name with the creation and we’ll display it on top of our shelves for a month!
Halloween Book Bingo
Saturday October 24, 3:00-4:00pm, J Craft Room, Main Library, Grades K+.
Prizes, laughs, and best of all books! Join us for our ever-popular Book Bingo, played this time with our special Halloween boards, and pick up some Halloween books for a reading treat.
Saturday October 31, 10:00am-12:00noon, various rooms, Main Library, All Ages
Join us for an apple stamping craft, a life-sized version of Candyland, and the movie
Curious George, A Halloween Boofest!, screened at 10:00am & 11:00am. Don’t forget
to wear your costume!
McAuliffe Branch Special Events
Mondays 10:00-10:20am, McAuliffe Branch Children’s Room, Ages 2-4, Drop-in
Drop-in Baby Lapsit Storytime
Tuesdays 10:00-10:30am, McAuliffe Branch Children’s Room, 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.
Halloween Storytime and Craft
Wednesday October 28, 7:00-7:30pm, McAuliffe Branch Children's Room, Ages 3-7, Registration Required.
Join us for a fun evening of Halloween Stories and a craft. Wear your favorite costume!
Get in the library habit—drop in every week for some age appropriate stories and the occasional thematic craft time.
Library, 49 Lexington Street
||2 to 5 Year Old Storytime
J Program Room
Wednesdays 1:15-1:45pm, or Thursdays 10:15-10:45am
corner of Nicholas and Water Streets
||2 to 4 Year Old Storytime
Drop-In Baby Lapsit Storytime|
0-2 years old with an adult
Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at baby lapsit
time! Parents can network while babies pick up phonemic awareness, one of the foundations for
successfully learning to read. 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.
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