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Book Buddy Main Library

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

Registration required. Call 508-532-5636 x5 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.

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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.

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Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of the popular children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! For ages 0-3 accompanied by a caregiver. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk!

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Origami Workshop Series

We will be folding a variety of animals and geometric shapes. Led by Lucas Gustafson, a middle schooler who started folding at the age of 6 and is a longtime member of the Origami Club at MIT.

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Weekly StoryTimes 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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Drop-in Baby Lapsit at Main Library

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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Movie Matinee at Main Library

The LEGO Ninjago Movie (Rated PG for some mild action and rude humor). Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas.

All ages at parents’ discretion

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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.

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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.

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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!

For Ages 0-3 years old.

Weekly StoryTimes at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Weekly StoryTimes 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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Drop-in Baby Lapsit at Main Library

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 Main Library

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

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

Book Buddy Main Library thumbnail Photo

Book Buddy Main Library

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

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

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.

Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

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.

Book Buddy Main Library thumbnail Photo

Book Buddy Main Library

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

Registration required. Call 508-532-5636 x5 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!

For Ages 0-3 years old.

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Origami Workshop Series

We will be folding a variety of animals and geometric shapes. Led by Lucas Gustafson, a middle schooler who started folding at the age of 6 and is a longtime member of the Origami Club at MIT.

Weekly StoryTimes at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Weekly StoryTimes 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.

Bookmarkers Book Group: Organizational Meeting

On Thursday March 15th (grades K-2) and Thursday March 29th (grades 3-5) 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! Interested? Come choose the first book to read and help shape how Bookmarkers will work!

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit at Main Library

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 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.

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Pop-Up Makers’ Workshop

Get in the habit of making! Join us for an afternoon of St. Patrick’s Day S.T.E.M. challenges!

All ages are welcome! No registration required.

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.

Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

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.

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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!

For Ages 0-3 years old.

Community Puzzle Swap

What to do with jigsaw puzzles you’ve completed? Swap them! Bring your puzzles to exchange with others. Primarily 500+ pieces, but all levels are welcome. Bring what you have; reuse, recycle!

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Weekly StoryTimes 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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Drop-in Baby Lapsit at Main Library

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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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!

For Grades K+. No registration required.

Book Buddy Main Library thumbnail Photo

Book Buddy Main Library

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

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

Book Buddy Main Library thumbnail Photo

Book Buddy Main Library

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

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

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.

Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

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.

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!

For Ages 0-3 years old.

Origami Workshop Series thumbnail Photo

Origami Workshop Series

We will be folding a variety of animals and geometric shapes. Led by Lucas Gustafson, a middle schooler who started folding at the age of 6 and is a longtime member of the Origami Club at MIT.

Weekly StoryTimes at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Weekly StoryTimes 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.

Bookmarkers Book Group: Organizational Meeting

On Thursday March 15th (grades K-2) and Thursday March 29th (grades 3-5) 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! Interested? Come choose the first book to read and help shape how Bookmarkers will work!

Drop-in Baby Lapsit at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Baby Lapsit at Main Library

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 Bingo at McAuliffe

Prizes, laughs, and best of all — books! Join us to win some bookish treats, and pick up some fun books to alternate with your school assignments!