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2017 Fall Programs


CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS & EVENTS

(For a listing of all of our drop-in and sign-up Preschool Story Times,
click on "Story Times" on the menu on the left hand side of this page.)

These events and programs are offered to Westford residents and non-resident Friends of the J. V. Fletcher Library, Inc. Your membership in the Friends of the J. V. Fletcher Library, Inc. makes these programs possible. Have you joined the Friends yet?


Date and Time
Program Description
Shows will be held in the ground floor Meeting Room.
Wednesday, September 20
11:30 a.m.
This free drop-in program is for all ages. Please bring a blanket and a picnic lunch. If it rains, please eat before you come and the show will be in the Meeting Room.
Preschool Concert with "Toddlerbilly" Musician Matt Heaton
Now that the kids are back in school, bring the little ones by for fantastic songs for all ages.
Friday, September 22
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Register online starting Monday, September 11. This free program is for children in grades 3 to 5.
Advanced Snap Circuits and Takeaparts
We have five new exciting Snap Circuits kits to play with: RC Cars, Light, Motion, Arcade, and 3D Illumination
REGISTRATION IS FULL
Saturday, September 23
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Free drop-in for ages 5 and up with parent or caregiver.
Lego® Club
Come create something fun with Library Legos®. All creations will be displayed in the library until the next time we meet.
Tuesday, October 10
12 to 2 p.m.
Free drop-in for ages 4 and up with parent or caregiver.
Drop-in Diwali Craft
Fun activity for a Westford no school day. Make a sparkly ragnoli design and decorate a diya. The crafts are for ages 4 and up – younger kids can come and color ragnoli designs.
Saturday, October 21
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Free drop-in for ages 5 and up.
Lego® Club
Come create something fun with Library Legos®. All creations will be displayed in the library until the next time we meet.
Wednesday, October 25
3:30 to 5:00 p.m.
Free drop-in with parent or caregiver. Best for ages 4 and up.
Drop-in Halloween Craft
Make one or all: a batty bookmark, a Frankenstein's monster sun catcher, or a hanging bat.
Friday, October 27
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Register online starting Friday, September 22. This free program is for children in grades 3 to 5.
Advanced Snap Circuits and Takeaparts
We have five new exciting Snap Circuits kits to play with: RC Cars, Light, Motion, Arcade, and 3D Illumination
Friday, November 17
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Register online starting Friday October 27. This free program is for children in grades 3 to 5.
Advanced Snap Circuits and Takeaparts
We have five new exciting Snap Circuits kits to play with: RC Cars, Light, Motion, Arcade, and 3D Illumination
Saturday, November 18
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Free drop-in for ages 5 and up.

Lego® Club
Come create something fun with Library Legos®. All creations will be displayed in the library until the next time we meet.
Saturday, December 2
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
This free program is for kids ages 5 and up, registration is required. On-line registration opens on Saturday, November 18 at 10:00 a.m.
Lego® Minecraft® Creeper Build
Help build a kid-sized Lego® Minecraft® Creeper with local Brick Master Suzanne Eaton. Kids will assemble panels of green Lego® to create a single giant Creeper. All materials are provided by and go home with Suzanne.
Thursday, December 14
10:30 a.m.
Tickets ($2.00) for children and adults are available in person only starting Monday, November 27. This program is for all ages.
Holiday fun for Everyone with Steve Blunt
Get in the spirit of all the winter holidays! Celebrate the season with musician Steve Blunt – we’ll be ringing jingle bells, dancing, and singing along.
Saturday, December 16
2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Free drop-in for ages 5 and up.
Lego® Club
Come create something fun with Library Legos®. All creations will be displayed in the library until the next time we meet.
Thursday, December 28
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
This free drop-in program is generously funded by the KDK Memorial Foundation (in honor of Kurt Kelly).

3rd Annual 9-Hole Mini Golf in the Library
Again! Mini-golf in the library. Here is something to do with the whole family during the holiday break. Sign up for teams in the Children’s room.

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