Mother Goose on the Loose at Drop-in Baby Lapsit
Fridays July 10 and 24 and Saturday July 18,10:30-11:00am, J Program Room, ages 0-3 with caregiver.
In June and on Fridays in July, sample Mother Goose on the Loose, an eight-week, thirty-minute program that uses rhymes, songs, puppets, instruments, and more to stimulate the learning process of babies and toddlers. The complete series will start in the fall on a new day and time.
Wingmasters: North American Birds of Prey
Wednesday July 8, 3:00-4:00pm, Costin Room, Main Library, grades K+
Wingmasters brings in live raptors and tells us something of the raptors’ lives as aerial super hunters.
Knight at the Castle
Thursday July 9, 7:00-8:30pm, J Program Room, Main Library, ages 3+
Join us, in costume (princess, dragon, knight, wizard, etc) if you’d like, for crafts, stories, and a movie celebrating the days of old when knights and princesses lived. Refreshments.
Saturday July 11, 11:00-12:00noon, Costin Room, Main Library, ages 0-3
Join us as we let the toddlers go wild amongst a whole host of sensory experiences and a lot of zany activities.
Monday July 13, 7:00-8:30pm, Costin Room, Main Library, grades K+, Registration required.
Come test your Lego skills against other builders. Everyone gets a weighed bag of Legos supplied by the library, the same theme to build around, and the same amount of time to create the best construction of the night! Prizes!
Wednesday July 15, 3:00-4:00pm, Costin Room, Main Library, grades K+
You will laugh, learn and have fun as you enjoy this spectacular adventure! You will be swept away to a place where truly “super” heroes really do exist!
Magic by Scott Jameson
Wednesday July 22, 3:00-4:00pm, Costin Room, Main Library, grades K+
Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat!
Bedtime Book Bingo
Thursday July 23, 7:00-8:00pm, J Craft Room, Main Library, grades K+
Prizes, laughs, and best of all books! Join us for our ever-popular Book Bingo and find some bedtime books for pre-sleep reading.
& Sticks, Everyone Can Be a Recycling Hero
Wednesday, July 29, 3:00-4:00pm, Costin Room, Main Library, grades K+
This music show is fast paced and encourages audience participation, as the children in the audience become part of the Recycled Rhythm Band!
Friday Flick- The Spongebob Movie: Sponge out of Water
July 31, 2:00-4:00pm, Costin Room, all ages at Parents’ Discretion
The Spongebob Movie: Sponge out of Water (Rated PG for mild action and rude humor)
When a pirate steals the secret recipe for the beloved Krabby Patties, SpongeBob and friends come ashore to bring back the missing formula, unleashing their inner superheroes along the way.
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 10:00am, 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.
at the Library
Wednesday July 8, 7:00-8:00pm, McAuliffe Branch Children’s Room, grades K-3. Registration required.
Playful Tunes will be bringing their large collection of exciting instruments for you to try out and play, there will also be musical activities and a marching band, everyone will make music together!
Thursday July 16, 2:00-4:00pm, McAuliffe Branch Children's Room, all ages.
Drop in to make a summer-inspired craft and browse our seasonal display of books.
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 3 1/2 Year Old Storytimes
J Program Room
Wednesdays 10:15-10:45am or Thursdays 10:15-10:45am
||3 1/2 to 5 Year Old Storytimes
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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