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Book Buddy Read to Dogs @ McAuliffe Branch

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Our therapy dogs Chewie and Rocco are looking for new friends to read to them!

Sign up today to reserve a 15 mintue slot by calling 508-532-5636 X5!

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Drop In Baby Lapsit at Main Library

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

For ages 0-2 with caregiver! No registration required.

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Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit 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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Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

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Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

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Early Release StoryWalk with Craft!

Meet us in the Children’s Room for a librarian-led StoryWalk of The Saved Seed by Brenda Moore with pumpkin decorating afterward! Can’t make it on this day? The StoryWalk will be up in Nobscot Park for self-tours until November 25! Co-sponsored by the Framingham Garden Club.

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Early Release Open Lego

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!

Grades K+.

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Bookmarkers with Haley Hein

Enjoy reading by meeting with friends to choose, read, and discuss books together. You’ll increase your comprehension, discuss what you know, and turn reading into a social activity that encourages more reading!

October 11: grades K-2

October 25: grades 3-5.

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Drop In Baby Lapsit at Main Library

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

For ages 0-2 with caregiver! No registration required.

Book Buddy Read to Dogs @ McAuliffe Branch thumbnail Photo

Book Buddy Read to Dogs @ McAuliffe Branch

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Our therapy dogs Chewie and Rocco are looking for new friends to read to them!

Sign up today to reserve a 15 mintue slot by calling 508-532-5636 X5!

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Book Buddy Read to Dogs: October Dates!

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs Eloise, Montana, and Lilah listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.
- Tuesday October 2, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Saturdays October 13 & 27, 2018, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
- Sundays October 14 & 28, 2018 - 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Reading will take place in the Children's Program Room. All ages are welcome! Registration is required.Please call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

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Book Buddy Read to Dogs: October Dates!

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs Eloise, Montana, and Lilah listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.
- Tuesday October 2, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Saturdays October 13 & 27, 2018, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
- Sundays October 14 & 28, 2018 - 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Reading will take place in the Children's Program Room. All ages are welcome! Registration is required.Please call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

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Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit 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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Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

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Fright Night Outdoor Movie: House on Haunted Hill

It’s our second annual Halloween outdoor movie! The weather may be getting a little chillier, but that’s perfect for a spooky classic. We’ll have hot cocoa, cider, candy, and other treats for a taste of fall before the movie. Make sure to bring your own lawn chair and/or blankets to get nice and cozy!

All Ages Halloween event!

House on Haunted Hill (1959) 75min

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Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit 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.

Mother Goose on the Loose thumbnail Photo

Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

Weekly Story Time at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Baby Lapsit 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.

Mother Goose on the Loose thumbnail Photo

Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

Weekly Story Time at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Baby Lapsit 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.

Mother Goose on the Loose thumbnail Photo

Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

Weekly Story Time at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Baby Lapsit 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.

Mother Goose on the Loose thumbnail Photo

Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

Weekly Story Time at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.