Early Release Mighty Makers Mob
Thursday June 4, 3:00-4:00pm, J Craft Room, ages 8 and up. Registration required.
Join the Mighty Maker’s Mob for fun, creative projects that encourage innovation and ingenuity! Come learn an exciting new process every month!
Saturday June 6, 10:00am-11:00am, Costin Room, ages 2-6.
Bond with your dad (and with donuts). Mothers, siblings and other family members welcome! Volunteer readers needed; contact the Children’s Room, 508-532-5570 x4, for details.
Mother Goose on the Loose at Drop-in Baby Lapsit
Saturdays June 6 and 20, and Fridays June 12 and 26, 10:30-11:00am, J Program Room, ages 0-3 with caregiver.
This month, 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.
Passport to Parenting Workshop: Sustaining Skills over the Summer
Tuesday June 9, 7:00-8:00pm, J Program Room, For parents and caretakers of children in elementary school or with special needs. Pre-registration preferred through ECAF (tel. 508-782-6932).
Learn about the many ways you can reinforce your child’s learning over the summer months. Led by Tiffany Szymanski from RCS, Realizing Children’s Strengths.
Help Me Get Ready to Read Workshop
Saturday June 13, 11:00am-12:00noon, Costin Room. For parents, caretakers and teachers (PDP credits available) of preschool children.
Join professionals Susan Marx and Barbara Kasok as they share tips and techniques to add to your read-aloud times with children that will help them get ready to read!
Fathers’ Day Open Craft
Saturday June 20, 10:00-3:00pm, J Craft Room, ages 5 and up.
Drop in and make something clever and heartfelt to show your dad how much he means to you. Ideas and materials supplied; you bring the feeling!
*Thursday June 25 - Saturday June 27, FPL Main Branch, All Ages.*
Join us for our first ever Super-Con!
See the exciting lineup of all-ages events below!
Don’t miss Super-Con!
FPL Super-Con Program: Every Hero Has a Great Story!
Thursday June 25, 7pm-8pm, Main Library Costin Room,
Comic mime Robert Rivest is the kickoff act for the FPL Super-Con! He leads family audiences on a fun, upbeat journey of everyday heroes, superheroes and heroes from Greek mythology and popular books. This exciting program is highly participatory. Everyone gets the opportunity to learn mime, act out their favorite hero, and help Robert create a new hero and story on the spot. Join the fun! Open to all ages.
Film: The Incredibles
(Rated PG: for action violence)
Friday June 26, 7:00pm-9:00pm, Costin Room,
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying
to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into
action to save the world.
Saturday June 27th, All day, Main Library
All day photo-ops with our Batman, Robin and
Wonder Woman cut-outs made for us by
students at the Joseph P. Keefe Technical
Vocational School. Please bring your own
Saturday June 27th,
10am - 12pm, J Craft Room, Ages 3 and up
Design your own superhero
mask and cuffs.
27th, 10am - 12pm, Costin Room
superhero emblem painted on your face!
Toy Story Marathon (all
Saturday June 27th,
J Program Room, All ages
Toy Story 2: 12-1:30pm
Toy Story 3: 2-3:45pm
America and Supergirl Appearance
Saturday June 27th, 11am - 12pm, Costin Room, All ages
Come meet our special guests and find out
what it takes to be a superhero.
Hero Costume Contest
27th, 12pm - 1pm, Costin Room
Come as your favorite hero -
historical, literary, community or super!
Prizes for best costume in three categories:
children (up to age 11), teen (12-19) &
adult (20 +).
Superhero Trivia Contest presented by Vertigo Trivia
27th, 1pm - 2pm, Costin Room, All ages
Show off your Superb Knowledge! Team
sign-ups start at 10am on Saturday. Bring your
own team of up to 6 players or join up with new
people at the sign-up. Best team wins a prize!
Comic Drawing for Teens
27th, 2:15pm - 4:15pm, Costin Room, Grades 6-12
Dean Calusdian, author and illustrator of the
graphic novel The Stocking Dead, will lead a
complete workshop on the basics of creating your
own comic strip from story to inking to publishing!
All drawing materials provided.
Open Lego Build
Monday June 29, 2:00-4:00pm, J Craft Room, ages 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!
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.
Truck Day Summer Reading Kick-off with special guests, Batman and Merida!
Saturday June 20, 10:00am-12noon, McAuliffe Branch Library/Pinefield Shopping Center parking lot, all ages.
Explore big trucks from the DPW, Fire, and Police Departments! Even more trucks from the post office and other community hero groups. An Ice Cream truck, too! Meet special superheroes at the Library that day and sign up for our summer reading program. .... Every Hero Has A Story!
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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