Tag: Children’s Programming

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

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

T/ween Volunteers (Thursdays 3:15-4:30pm March 12-April 23): Become a Library Buddy!

  ‘Library Buddies’ is one of the events that has been bursting at the seams for the past decade! This crowd-pleasing event will be happening for 7 weeks on Thursdays from 3:15-4:30 PM March 12th through April 23rd. Each week teens (youth in grades 6-12) will be assigned to little buddies (kindergarten age through grade 3). T/weens can take the bus from school to arrive at 3:15 pm to prepare.… Read more

STEAM Team (Register Grades 1-5)

STEAM_LOGO_redraw4Join us for this new after school club where you can ‘blow off some steam’ and explore S.T.E.A.M! Kids in grades 1-5 are invited to join us on Monday afternoons to have some fun with our many STEM toys and materials. A different STEM toy and challenge will be featured each week. Kids will be encouraged to work collaboratively to develop both their STEAM knowledge and teamwork skills. Youth may… Read more

Register for Preschool Classes

Register your preschool children for classes.  We offer Mother Goose on the Loose for infants to age 3 on Mondays at 10:30am, Bitty Books for ages 2 and 3+ on Tuesdays at 10:15am,  Sensory Storytime for ages 2 & 3 on Thursdays at 10:30am, and Kiddie Lit for ages 3-6 on Tuesdays at 11:30am and Fridays at  11:30am. Registration is EASY on the event calendar icon, or just give us… Read more

T/ween Stitch-A-Bit: Thursdays 3:00-4:30 PM (Register Grade 5 & Up)

yarnWant to knit OR crochet a bit? Join other tween and teens after school on Thursdays from 3:00-4:30pm. Teens & tweens arriving from the 2:30 PM bus may opt to work on homework until 3:15 when the elementary school kids arrive.You need to bring your own supplies of yarn and needles. If you already know how to knit (or crochet) bring your project. If you are new to the craft,… 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

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

Holiday Drop n’ Shop : Saturday, Dec 7, 2019 10:15 AM – 2:30 PM (Grades K-5) (Registration Required)

Let the kids spend the day with crafts, art, music, games, and movement! Our finale will be a show with Michelle’s Menagerie! holiday drop n shop 10-10:15 Drop off & sign waiver.  Children may not be left unless the waiver is signed by a parent or guardian, they have a lunch, and they have appropriate outdoor gear. 10:15-11:00  Session 1: Winter Crafts 11:10-12 Session 2: Crafts & Games 12-12:30 Session 3: Lunch break with… Read more