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Storytimes

Infant Storytime ~ Mother Goose on the Loose (no sign-up) – Ages 0 – 2 and up:

Monday, June 2 & Monday, June 16 and Thursday, June 5 & Thursday, June 19 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.

Summer schedule for the Infant Storytime will be: Thursdays at 10:30 from July 10 through August 7

Children’s Programs

Family Movie Night! Movie is Rated PG – All Ages: Friday, June 20 at 6:30 PM

We can’t tell you the title of the movie here, but here is a clue: this recent animated film features a very popular building brick toy. Popcorn and water will be served. Please pre-register, so we know how much popcorn to buy!

Ice Cream Social ~ Summer Reading Kickoff! – All Ages: Tuesday, June 24 at 3:00 PM

Come make your own yummy sundaes, socialize with friends, and enjoy fun activities, including: face painting, paper airplane making, sidewalk chalk art, and bubble blowing. Volunteers needed to help with activities – please sign up to volunteer in the Children’s Room. Two rain dates are scheduled: Wednesday, June 25 & Thursday, June 26. Ice Cream Social attendees are encouraged to bring their own non-disposable bowls, cups, & spoons. As in the past, the library will also still provide disposable bowls, cups & spoons. Please, PLEASE pre-register for the Ice Cream Social (preferably at least a week ahead), both so we can provide enough sweet treats for all, and also so that we can notify you if we need to use a rain date. Call the Children’s Room at (978) 456 – 2381 to pre-register.

Adult Programs

The Brown Bag Book Club is held the third Wednesday of every month at noon. Drop-ins are welcome! The next meeting on June 18th will be at Fruitlands to discuss summer suggestions.

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