SHIRLEY — Check out what’s new at Hazen Memorial Library:
* Wednesdays through Feb. 27, 10:30 a.m., Mother Goose on the Loose. This is a 30-minute nursery-rhyme program for infants to 2-year-olds. It features puppets, songs, fingerplays and musical instruments that make for a stimulating time for a child’s emergent literacy. No registration is required.
* Fridays, Jan. 11 to Feb. 29, 10:30 a.m., Preschool Storytime. This 45-minute program includes stories, fingerplays, puppets, songs, dance movements and a crafts. No registration is required.
* Jan. 18, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Tykes Itsy Bitsy Yoga with instructor Alissa Nicol. This program is intended for children aged 2 to 4 and their caregivers. It includes a fascinating flow of poses, songs, stories and games through which caregivers and children can deepen their bonds. Build a toolbox of calming techniques, healthy activities and supportive friendships. Preregistration is required, and there’s a maximum capacity of 12 adults and 15 children. To sign up visit the library or call (978) 425-2620. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Hazen Memorial Library.
* Jan. 15 and 29, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Music and Movement Evening Music Playgroup for preschoolers. This is an evening of music and fun with certified music instructor Terrie, from the Family Partnership Center. This event is sponsored by the Family Partnership Center. Preregister for this event by calling the partnership center at (978) 772-8600, ext. 452.