Category: Children’s Services

Kindergarten Coding JAM with Osmo: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 PM (Register Kindergarten Only)

Future engineers in kindergarten are invited to try out hands on coding with Gail Ramsay (Code & Circuit, Amesbury) and Kathy Watson (Kimball Library) with generously donated Blue-bots (robots designed for kids) and NEW coding with OSMO including Coding with Awbie, Coding Duo and Coding Jam. Coding Awbie teaches logic skills and problem solving, and it helps kids succeed in an increasingly digital world. Coding Awbie is the easiest way… Read more

10th Annual Jack Frost Jamboree: Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Jack FrostWe have lots of fun events planned!  Join us for some snappy winter fun on Saturday, January 25th. Think ‘winter carnival’ with a twist. PS. Cross fingers for SNOW.  🙂 **Mini Golf Course **Face Painting (11:00 AM – 2:00 PM) **Crafts **Games (the more you play, the more prizes you win!) **Hot Dogs, popcorn and hot chocolate **Snowshoeing (weather permitting) **Roasting marshmallows (weather permitting) This is a FREE event sponsored… Read more

Tween Book Club (Ages 10-12) Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @6:30 PM

lincolnThe book of the month is The Secret Life of Lincoln Jones. My secret life is filled with psychic vampires, wheelchair zombies, chain-rattlin’ ghosts, and a one-eyed cat. But they’re nothing compared to my real-life stalker: a sixth-grade girl named Kandi Kain. . . .Lincoln Jones is always working on the latest story he’s got going in his notebook. Those stories are his refuge. A place where the hero always… Read more

New Year’s Eve Party! (Grades K-5) – Monday, December 30, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Are you excited for the New Year? We are! Join us for lots of fun as we prepare to celebrate! We will be doing fun activities and you’ll even make goodies you can take home for your own celebration. You’ll love the crafts and games we have planned. You don’t want to miss the library’s last party of 2019! Kids in grades K-5 are invited to join us on Monday… Read more

STEM Toy Drop-In (Register All) on Saturday 12/28/19 from 10:30-12:30

Join us for some time building, exploring and designing with our STEM building supplies. Whether you’re a pro at science, technology, engineering and math or you are just being introduced, you’ll love expanding your brain power with our magnetic tiles, brain flakes, and KEVA planks! Anyone under 3 must be supervised by an adult in the room at all times due to small objects as potential choking hazards. Swing by… Read more

Brown Bag Book Club (Grades 3 & 4) Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 – 6:30-7:30pm

Diva and FleaThe Brown Bag Book Club meets on the third Thursday of each month. Hope you’ll join in the fun reading at home, then coming to discuss the book with your friends! Registration is required and you’re welcome to bring a lunch in a bag. We always provide sweets and drinks. Why not give us a try? Register now! This month our book is ‘The Story of Diva and Flea’ as… Read more

Hour of Code After School: Dec. 13 2019 (Grades 1-5)

Join us after school as we commemorate Computer Science Education Week by learning some basic coding skills. Kids in grades 1-5 are invited to come to the library after school to try out some kid-appropriate coding programs. Students will have the option to work individually or cooperatively on coding projects. We will be focusing on Scratch, a visual programming language geared towards kids. This program will be self-paced so there… Read more