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Special Programs

Welcome to the kid’s center for additional programming.
Please see below the upcoming one-off events geared toward our smallest patrons!

Take Your Child to the Library Day!
Saturday, February 4th, 2023

Visit us in the Children’s room on Saturday, February 4th for Take Your Child to the Library Day! We will have a story time of Don’t Eat French Fries for Breakfast by Sharon Couto at 10:30 am, free books to take all day, library card sign ups, Lego Club, take and make crafts, design your own bookmark, and more! 

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block sky from Minecraft game with 3 characters from the game. One character has a bow and arrow, another a sword, and the third is a pig.
Minecraft Mondays
Every Monday when school is scheduled, 3:45 – 4:45 pm

Laptops available, or bring your own device if you’d like. All levels of experience are welcome. Play with your friends, and get building!

Don’t have a Minecraft account? Don’t worry, we will provide you with one!

Ages 10-18

Location: Teen Space

February Vacation Programs

February 21st-February 25th

Tuesday, February 21st- Storytime at Mt. Hope Farm, 10am

Join our Youth Services Librarian Miss Sarah for Storytime at Mt. Hope Farm! We will be reading Old Rock (is Not Boring) by Deb Pilutti and Petra by Marianna Coppo, followed by a craft.

Wednesday, February 22nd- Unlimited Gaming Day, 11am- 4pm, Herreshoff Room

The Herreshoff room is transforming into a massive game room! Visit the library to play board games, video games, card games, and more! Games provided by Games That Go.

Thursday, February 23rd- Stuffed Buddies Sleepover at the Library, drop off starting at 3pm to 6pm

Bring one special stuffed friend with you to the library starting at 3pm on Thursday, February 23rd or to Mrs. Katz story time that night. When you bring your stuffed buddy to Children’s, you will 1) make them a name tag 2) share story time with them 3) tuck them in for a good night’s sleep! Then, pick them up the next day and receive photos of your friend to see what they were up to! All stuffed participants will be sent home with a memory book of what they did at the sleepover. Dolls and other toys are invited as well. One toy per child please. 

Friday, February 24th- Dave Marchetti’s Animal Experience, 11am, Herreshoff Room

Join us in the Herreshoff Room for Dave Marchetti’s Animal Experience! He will be bringing a variety of animals for you to meet and learn more about! Fun for the entire family.

Saturday, February 25th- Cartoonagrams with Steve B. , 10:30am 

Learn how to draw cartoons using the letters of the alphabet from the amazing Steve B. Can you draw a bear with the letters b-e-a-r? Audience participation is part of the fun! Paper and crayons provided.

Limited to 30 participants. RSVP required. Please register here.

Chess Club is cancelled on Wednesday, February 1 & Saturday, February 4. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.