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Story Times and Book Clubs


Free IN PERSON registration for Fall 2015 Story Times and Book Clubs begins Monday, September 14th at 6:30 PM. Telephone registrations begin at 10 AM on Tuesday, September 15th.

Introduce your child to books and reading at our fun , Story Times, Book Clubs, and Page-turning Pals.

STORY TIMES

We offer a variety of registration and drop-in story times:

Mother Goose  (10:30 - 11:15 a.m.) is a twice weekly, drop-in storytime for babies - 48 months old. We hope one of the two offerings per week will fit into your busy preschool schedule! Join us in the Meeting Room for lots of fun.
Registration is not required.

Baby Lap Time (0-12 months) is a weekly, early literacy storytime for parents and children held in our Story Hour Room.  We share songs, books, and the latest baby brain research. See the table below for days, dates and times. Registration is required.

Wiggle Words (2-3’s), Book Bunch (3-4's), and Book Worms (4-5’s) are weekly Storytimes held in our Story Hour Room. Fun stories and activities are selected for our 2-5 year olds. See the table below for days, dates, and times. Registration is required.

Free IN PERSON registration begins Monday, September 14th at 6:30 PM. Telephone registrations begin at 10 AM on Tuesday, September 15th.


Drop-In Storytimes
Fall 2015

Mother Goose (0-4 years):
Wednesdays, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
October 7, 14, 21, 28
November 4, 18
December 2 and 9
 Attend with Parent – Drop-In

Mother Goose (0-4 Years):
Thursdays, 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.
  October 8, 15, 22, and 29
November 5, 12, 19
December  3
 Attend with Parent –-- Drop-In

Pajama Time (3-7 years):
6:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Monday, September 28
Monday, October 19
Wednesday, November 18
Wednesday, December 16
*Parents Choice --- Drop-In

* Parents Choice =
Parents & Caregivers can choose
to stay in the Story Hour Room
with their child or wait for them
in the Children's Room.


Registration Storytimes
Fall 2015

Baby Lap Time (0-12 months):
   Tuesday, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
October 6 - November 10
  Attend with Parent–Registration Required

Wiggle Words (2-3 Years):
Monday, 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
October 5 - December 7
  Attend with Parent–Registration Required

Book Bunch (3-4 Years):
Monday, 1:15 - 1:45
October 5 - December 7
  Parents Choice–Registration Required


Book Worms (4-5 Years):
Tuesdays, 1:15 - 1:45
October 6 - December 1
Children attend without parent.



BOOK CLUBS

Free IN PERSON registration begins Monday, September 14th at 6:30 PM and is open to 15 participants per book club. Telephone registrations begin at 10 AM on Tuesday, September 15th.



Book Clubs for Kids!
Fall 2015:
4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
in the Story Hour Room

Kindergarten Book Club - Tues. 10/6, 11/3, 12/1

1st Grade Book Club - Wed. 10/7, 11/4, 12/2

2nd Grade Book Club -  Thurs. 10/8, 11/12, 12/10

3rd Grade Book Club - Wed. 10/14, 11/18, 12/9

4th Grade Book Club - Tues. 10/13, 11/10, 12/8

5th Grade Book Club - Thurs. 10/1, 11/5, 12/3

Book selections for each grade will be available at the Children's Desk four weeks prior to the club meeting. Read the book yourself or have someone read it to you, then come to the meeting prepared to have some fun.

Please register your child for the grade in which they are currently enrolled.

Parents and caregivers must remain in the Children's area while the book clubs are in progress.

Evening Adult/Child Book Clubs
in the Story Hour Room

Four Eyes for Grades 3 & 4 will meet in the evening 6:30-7:30 pm
Tuesday, October 13
Tuesday, November 17
Tuesday, December 15

Book Buzz for Grades 5 & 6 will meet in the evening 7-8 pm
Thursday,October 22
Thursday, November 19
Thursday, December 17

These book clubs are open to kids in grades 3 to 6 with an adult family member, caregiver, or friend. The groups meet once a month. Registration is required and groups are limited to eight pairs  (16 total participants).

Mini Masters Art Book Club
in the Story Hour Room

For kids in Grades 3 and up, monthly 4-4:45 PM
Wednesday October 21
Thursday, November 19
Wednesday, December 16

Do you love art? Do you want to learn new mediums and investigate famous artists? This is the book club for you!

The book selection for each month will be about the life and works of a famous artist. At each meeting, we'll talk about the artists and then explore the style of that artist with a fun art project.

Registration is required.

If you are looking for our Fall PROGRAM & EVENTS schedule, please click on PROGRAMS in the menu to your left.

PAGE-TURNING PALS
Page-turning pals is a special program for children who need a little nudge to grow into their love for reading. Sophie – a dog belonging to our new friend Martha -- loves children and loves to have children read to her.

If your child would benefit from the gentle encouragement of these patient canine listeners, please consider signing up to give your child the chance to shine at reading.

There are four 15-minute time slots available on the third Monday of each month, October-December from 4-5 pm. Call the Children’s Room at 978-399-2302 to reserve a slot. Parents & caregivers are asked to wait in the Children's Room during the program.






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