Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) - Ages 0 - 2 and up: Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30
Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, illustrations, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 45 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome). Ask to be put on the email list for last minute schedule changes.
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's (7 week session begins 2/24 ~ pre-registration required) - Ages 4 & 5+: Mondays at 2:00
This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner. Registration for the next 7 week session begins on February 3; that 7 week session begins on February 24 and runs through April 7. Pre-registration required: Limit of 12 children.
Family Movie Night! Movie is rated PG - All Ages: Friday, April 4 at 6:30 PM
We can't tell you the name of the movie here, but here is a clue: this film won the 2014 Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film.
Game Hour & Chess Club - Grades 3 to 6: Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:00
This drop-in, after school program for children in grades 3 to 6 is facilitated by teen volunteers. Play an assortment of great games, including Set, Scrabble, Mille Bornes, Apples to Apples, Slamwich, Quiddler, Hoopla, and, of course, Chess!
Bagels n' Books Group for 3rd Graders: Monday, March 31 from 4 to 4:45 PM
Bagels n' Books Group for 4th Graders: Monday, March 17 from 4 to 4:45 PM
Bagels n' Books Group for 5th Graders: Monday, April 14 from 4 to 4:45 PM (Group A) and Tuesday, April 15 from 4 to 4:45 PM (Group B)
Bagels n' Books Group for 6th Graders: Monday, March 24 from 4 to 4:45 PM
The 3rd Grade Book is: The Year of the Dog Grace Lin. The 4th Grade Book is: Remarkable Lizzie K. Foley. The 5th Grade Book is: The Name Of This Book Is Secret P. Bosch. The 6th Grade Book is: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library Chris Grabenstein. this once-monthly book group for a lively book discussion and a yummy snack of bagels & cream cheese. Book group members should read all of the book prior to the group meeting. Sign up for a book group, and we will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing. New members are welcome ~ spaces are limited for some groups. Please call the Children's Room for more information & to pre-register.
Teen Book Groups: Grades 7 - 9 ~ Tuesday, April 1 from 4:30 to 5:30 PM and Grades 10 -12 ~ Tuesday, April 8 from 4:30 to 5:30 PM
The Teen Book Groups meet on one Tuesday a month; refreshments are served. Book group members should read all of the book prior to the group meeting. Sign up for the book group, and we will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing. New members are always welcome ~ please pre-register.
Teen Program ~ Spring Treats Workshop - Grades 6 and up: Thursday, March 20 at 2:45 PM
Early Release Movie for Bromfield Students: Movie is rated PG - Wednesday, March 26 at 12:30 PM
The Brown Bag Book Club is held the third Wednesday of every month at noon. Drop-ins are welcome! The next meeting on March 19th will discuss: Imperial Womanby Pearl S. Buck.
Harvard Great Books Discussion Group
Great Books meets in the Conference Room monthly on Thursday night at 7 pm. Hope to see you then: March 27; April 24; May 22.