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Friday May 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_smiley 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Junior Room closed for cleaning     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

We are Spring cleaning......Junior Library will be closed today!

    Location: Children's Room
Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Learn about Foster Parenting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lori Roscoe   978-557-2722   forkin@noblenet.org
   

Learn about Foster Parenting and Adopting from Foster Care. The Massachusetts Department of Children & Families services children of all ages- from infants to adolescents-from every community-who need a home.

    Location: Marcy Room
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
nat_bush.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Stoneham JUNIOR Garden Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

~~As Cicero said "“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”   Displaying Garden Clun August 2016 015.JPG

Join the Stoneham YOUTH Garden club and explore the fun of gardening and the wonders of nature!  Grow a PIZZA  or Salsa herb garden, grow a pumpkin (Pumpkin kits supplied by Topsfield Fair) , and/or  help beautify the Library and Senior Center with colorful sunflowers, etc.    All this and more.

This club will hold weekly meetings every Wednesday  morning through July 26th .  Ages 6+ (First grade)  REGISTER for one, some,  or all in the Stoneham Junior Library.

Special thanks  to the Stoneham Garden Club for offering this FABULOUS  program

    Location: Marcy Room
Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Musical StoryTime on Town Common     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

Join us for a fun MUSICAL StoryTime ON THE TOWN COMMON.   

Children's Librarian, Janice Chase, along with the ever popular musician/singer Dara Van Remoortel,  will host a fun Musical Storytime event for all       ages   on the Town Common           during the Farmer's Market.   

                            Everyone welcome.  No registration necessary.

        Funded by a GRANT for the Massachusetts/Stoneham Cultural Council. 

Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
nat_bush.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Stoneham JUNIOR Garden Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

~~As Cicero said "“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”  Displaying Garden Clun August 2016 015.JPG

Join the Stoneham YOUTH Garden club and explore the fun of gardening and the wonders of nature!  Grow a PIZZA  or Salsa herb garden, grow a pumpkin (Pumpkin kits supplied by Topsfield Fair) , and/or  help beautify the Library and Senior Center with colorful sunflowers, etc.    All this and more.

This club will hold weekly meetings every Wednesday  morning through July 26th .  Ages 6+ (First grade)  REGISTER for one, some,  or all in the Stoneham Junior Library.

Special thanks to the Stoneham Garden Club for offering this FABULOUS  program

    Location: Marcy Room
Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
nat_bush.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Stoneham JUNIOR Garden Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

~~As Cicero said "“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” Displaying Garden Clun August 2016 001.JPG

Join the Stoneham YOUTH Garden club and explore the fun of gardening and the wonders of nature!  Grow a PIZZA  or Salsa herb garden, grow a pumpkin (Pumpkin kits supplied by Topsfield Fair) , and/or  help beautify the Library and Senior Center with colorful sunflowers, etc.    All this and more.

This club will hold weekly meetings every Wednesday  morning through July 26th .  Ages 6+ (First grade)  REGISTER for one, some,  or all in the Stoneham Junior Library.

Special thanks to the Stoneham Garden Club for offering this FABULOUS  program

    Location: Marcy Room
Friday July 7, 2017 Go To Top
rec_hotairballoon 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO DAY     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

 LEGO DAY ~ Drop-in NO registration necessary.

Come build with LEGOs at the library. We supply the LEGOs: YOU supply the creativity! And wait until you see our LEGO collection! WOW

For Boys and Girls.

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult smiley

    Location: Children's Room
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_hammer 6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Wooden Toy workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

  WOODEN TOY WORKSHOP~ BUILD A ROBOT!   Registration required, Space is limited

The children get to use real hammers and nails to put the projects together, ~~This will be a super fun Woodworking program. Boys and girls (with an adult)  will  build wooden projects using precut pieces of wood, hammer, nails and paints!!!  Loads of fun!  Take home a wooden robot.

Space is limited.  This is a Child/ Adult  team project. Best for children ages 5+.   Participants need FREE TICKETS, to be picked up in the Junior Library.     Please also  note,  add  $3.00 per project if you'd like to paint your robot.  The $3.00 will  cover paint supplies.  Tickets will be available in the Junior Library starting June 22nd

THANK YOU  smileyto our program sponsor, Salem Five Bank , Main Street,   Soneham.

    Location: Marcy Room
Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Special Musical StoryTime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stoneham Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

Musical StoryTime with DARA,  Children's songwriter and early childhood music specialist. 

Dara is Back by popular demand with her Keyboard, felt board, finger puppets, and other engaging props.  Dara incorporates familiar songs, nursery rhymes, easy to learn songs, finger plays, and creative movement to create a wonderful Musical StoryTime for all ages to enjoy. 

All ages welcome but best for ages 2 +   No  registration necessary.

Sponsored by a grant from the Massachusetts/Stoneham Cultural Council

 

 

    Location: Marcy Room
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
nat_bush.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Stoneham JUNIOR Garden Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

~~As Cicero said "“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”Displaying Garden Clun August 2016 001.JPG

Join the Stoneham YOUTH Garden club and explore the fun of gardening and the wonders of nature!  Grow a PIZZA  or Salsa herb garden, grow a pumpkin (Pumpkin kits supplied by Topsfield Fair) , and/or  help beautify the Library and Senior Center with colorful sunflowers, etc.    All this and more.

This club will hold weekly meetings every Wednesday  morning through July 26th .  Ages 6+ (First grade)  REGISTER for one, some,  or all in the Stoneham Junior Library.

Special thanks to the Stoneham Garden Club for offering this FABULOUS  program

    Location: Marcy Room
Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_smiley 10:10 AM  -  11:15 AM Hula Hoops! FUN FUN FUN!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   


A repeat of last summer's fantastic program....

This is guaranteed to  be a very FUN HULA HOOPING PROGRAM  SPACE IS LIMITED,  Please arrive early.

It is ALL about the HULA HOOP!, a teaching demonstration on how to hula hoop, and then a  performance to show different things that can be done laughwith the hoop.    

cheekyEveryone will have the opportunity to play with the different types and sizes of hoops, with instructor either  teaching basic hooping or giving challenges and tricks to more experienced hoopers.   wink Finally everyone will be brought together for a couple of group games & creativity with the hoop.

"Fantastic Program" Somerville Public Library

"Two thumbs up for Bella Pinto Hoops"   Framingham Library

"She was WONDERFUL"   Cambridge

For ages 6+    Special Thanks to StonehamBank,   Montvale Ave, Stoneham,  for funding this fabulous  program

    Location: Marcy Room
Friday July 14, 2017 Go To Top
rec_hotairballoon 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO DAY     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

 LEGO DAY ~ Drop-in NO registration necessary.

Come build with LEGOs at the library. We supply the LEGOs: YOU supply the creativity! And wait until you see our LEGO collection! WOW

For Boys and Girls.

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult smiley

    Location: Children's Room
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Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM FIREFLIES IN THE LIBRARY!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

FIREFLIES!
Come learn about the
fascinating nocturnal insects
which brighten our warm
summer nights

FIREFLIES in the Library!   

In this firefly program we will learn about these special nocturnal insects, and about the ways in which they have been used around the world as sources of light. Fireflies have been used as flashlights, and lanterns for centuries. Learn about what makes their ‘cool light’ different from the ‘hot light’ of a candle or flame.

Afterwards we will play a game with flashlights, in which we learn about the way fireflies communicate to one another. Firefly Hands on Activities: Look at live fireflies up close with magnifiers, Make a firefly catcher to take home for warm summer nights, Try on ‘bug eyes’ to get a feel for how bugs, such as fireflies, see the world.

 

Great family event.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  

Participants are asked to bring a recycled  spaghetti  sized glass jar to the event. There will be some jars available for purchase at the event ($2.00)

Special Thanks to program sponsor,  the Massachusetts/Stoneham Cultural Council. 

    Location: Marcy Room
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Special Musical StoryTime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stoneham Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

Musical StoryTime with DARA,  Children's songwriter and early childhood music specialist. 

Dara is Back by popular demand with her Keyboard, felt board, finger puppets, and other engaging props.  Dara incorporates familiar songs, nursery rhymes, easy to learn songs, finger plays, and creative movement to create a wonderful Musical StoryTime for all ages to enjoy. 

All ages welcome but best for ages 2 +   No  registration necessary.     

Sponsored by a grant from the Massachusetts/Stoneham Cultural Council

 

 

    Location: Marcy Room
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
nat_bush.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Stoneham JUNIOR Garden Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

~~As Cicero said "“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”  Displaying Garden Clun August 2016 001.JPG

Join the Stoneham YOUTH Garden club and explore the fun of gardening and the wonders of nature!  Grow a PIZZA  or Salsa herb garden, grow a pumpkin (Pumpkin kits supplied by Topsfield Fair) , and/or  help beautify the Library and Senior Center with colorful sunflowers, etc.    All this and more.

This club will hold weekly meetings every Wednesday  morning through July 26th .  Ages 6+ (First grade)  REGISTER for one, some,  or all in the Stoneham Junior Library.

Special thanks to the Stoneham Garden Club for offering this FABULOUS  program

    Location: Marcy Room
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
ent_magic 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Magical Science     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

~~This is a Museum of Science Traveling Program.  In this presentation, participants explore how magic tricks really work. This program investigates the science behind the “magic” of several classic magic tricks. You might learn how to snatch a tablecloth without disturbing the items on top, make a balloon fireproof, and use electromagnetism to defy gravity. For the grand finale, our educator demonstrates how science can make it safe to lie down on a real bed of nails.~~

Best for ages 5+.  Sponsored by the Junior Friends of the Stoneham Public Library.

    Location: Marcy Room
Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
rec_hotairballoon 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO DAY     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

 LEGO DAY ~ Drop-in NO registration necessary.

Come build with LEGOs at the library. We supply the LEGOs: YOU supply the creativity! And wait until you see our LEGO collection! WOW

For Boys and Girls.

Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult smiley

    Location: Children's Room
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Family Puppet Show     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

Diane Kordas of Romper Rhythm Puppets is coming back,  much to the delight of her young fans. 

Fun music, antics, audience participation, and beautiful handmade puppets makes this show a favorite for families.  Guaranteed to be a crowd pleasing event.

Special thanks to our Local Cultural Council,  for the MA/Stoneham Cultural Council.  grant.

    Location: Marcy Room
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
nat_bush.GIF 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Stoneham JUNIOR Garden Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

~~As Cicero said "“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”  Displaying Garden Clun August 2016 001.JPG

Join the Stoneham YOUTH Garden club and explore the fun of gardening and the wonders of nature!  Grow a PIZZA  or Salsa herb garden, grow a pumpkin (Pumpkin kits supplied by Topsfield Fair) , and/or  help beautify the Library and Senior Center with colorful sunflowers, etc.    All this and more.

This club will hold weekly meetings every Wednesday  morning through July 26th .  Ages 6+ (First grade)  REGISTER for one, some,  or all in the Stoneham Junior Library.

Special thanks to the Stoneham Garden Club for offering this FABULOUS  program

    Location: Marcy Room
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Creative Art for Kids     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

~~for the 2017 Summer Library Reading Theme “Build a Better World”~~Design and build your own building with cardboard and paint in Buchanan’s style.POP UP ART!  This is a creative , HANDS-ON program for boys and girls AGES 7 TO 13.  Space is limited, registration will be required.  Registration start date TBA.     Learn about Beverly Buchanan, a contemporary artist who cobbles together small buildings made from found objests and slabs of wood painted in bright colors.  Go home with a creation of your very own.  Space is limited,  pick up your FREE Tickets in the Junior Library.

Sponsored by the Stoneham Business and Educational Community  SBCEF~ (Your neighbors and friends) and M.E.L.D.

 

    Location: Marcy Room
Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:20 AM Rockets: there and back again     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

 A Museum of Science Traveling Program.   Just like real rockets,  Participants engineer, launch, and return vehicles for an imaginary space journey.   Space is limited to 25 particiapnts ages 5+.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  Thanks to a generous grant from the Museum of Science, the Library will offer two sessions.   Back to Back.

Space is Limited,  Registration required.   Registration will begin in July TBA.

[Museums]
    Location: Marcy Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:20 PM Rockets: there and back again     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Junior Library   781-438-1325   
   

 A Museum of Science Traveling Program.   Just like real rockets,  Participants engineer, launch, and return vehicles for an imaginary space journey.   Space is limited to 25 participants ages 5+.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  Thanks to a generous grant from the Museum of Science, the Library will offer two sessions.   Back to Back.

Space is limited, Registration required.  registration will begin in July TBA.

[Museums]
    Location: Marcy Room
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