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Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Cancelled - Hobbit Camp     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Librarian Christina   781 848-0405 x4415   cdufour@braintreema.gov
   

CANCELLED  -  Hobbit Camp session is cancelled  

 

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
 
anim_rabbit 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Storytime children of all ages     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Pajama Storytimes, for children of all ages. Children may wear their pj's or bring a stuffed animal if they'd like.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Block Play all age children     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

It's BLOCKS -  BLOCKS  - BLOCKS! Building with blocks, Playtime with blocks -for kids of ages.  Extra blocks will be provided for children to make their own creations. They will learn spatial skills,  cause and effect. We'll have Duplos, colored blocks, white blocks with shapes, columns, arches, foam blocks, cardboard "brick" blocks.

Children age 5 up may ask at the desk for Legos to use on the side of room for older kids.

Every Friday morning, from 9:30 - 12:30, special blocks will be available to build with.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Minecraft Challenge age 6 - 8     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Minecraft Building Challenge for ages 6 - 8.

   Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Minecraft Challenge age 9-11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Minecraft Building Challenge for ages 9 - 11.

   Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:45 AM  -  10:30 AM Storytime AT POND MEADOW Park for children of all ages     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Storytime AT POND MEADOW PARK for children of all ages. Meet in the covered Pavillion by the Main Parking lot. Come hear stories, sing songs, make an easy craft and have fun!

    The entrance to Pond Meadow Park is at 470 Liberty Street. Past the office is a large parking lot, next to Pavillion where we'll be.

    Next Tuesday August 1, we'll meet at Watson Park (near the Playground end). Watson Park is at the end of Gordon Road, which starts at Braintree's Recreation Dept building, 85 Quincy Avenue, East Braintree.

     If it rains, we'll hold it at the library at 10:30.

 

 

    
 

 
z_cust_mckids 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM LEGO Building age 5 up     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

LEGO Building for age 5 up. Create your own buildings, or whatever you would like to make!

 For younger siblings, there will be blocks and duplos on the younger side of the room.

   Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytime age 3 - 5     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Summer Storytimes continue, for children age 3 - 5! These have longer stories and a more detailed craft than the ones for younger ones.

Held  Wednesdays at 10 am July 5 - August 30.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Crafternoon for ages 5 up     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Have fun making craft. For ages 5 up. Crafternoons will be held every week this summer. They continue each Wednesday at 2:00 through August 30.

 This program is part of the Children's Summer Reading Program 2017: "Build a Better World", which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Storytime children of all ages     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Pajama Storytimes, for children of all ages. Children may wear their pj's or bring a stuffed animal if they'd like.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Block Play all age children     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

It's BLOCKS -  BLOCKS  - BLOCKS! Building with blocks, Playtime with blocks -for kids of ages.  Extra blocks will be provided for children to make their own creations. They will learn spatial skills,  cause and effect. We'll have Duplos, colored blocks, white blocks with shapes, columns, arches, foam blocks, cardboard "brick" blocks.

Children age 5 up may ask at the desk for Legos to use on the side of room for older kids.

Every Friday morning this Summer, from 9:30 - 12:30, special blocks will be available to build with.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Escape the Room age 7-11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Escape the Room for ages 7 - 11.  Can you solve the clues to escape the room? This program features a Pokemon theme.

Plus put together a rainbow making Pokemon Ball to hang at home.

   Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
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anim_rabbit 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Storytime children of all ages     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Pajama Storytimes, for children of all ages. Children may wear their pj's or bring a stuffed animal if they'd like.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:45 AM  -  10:30 AM Storytime AT WATSON PARK for children of all ages     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Storytime AT WATSON PARK for children of all ages. We'll meet  near the Slides/Playground. Come hear stories, sing songs, make an easy craft and have fun!

     If it rains, we'll hold it at the library at 10:30.

     Directions: Watson Park Playground and Splash Pad are located at the end of Gordon Road. From Quincy Avenue, in East Braintree, turn at 85 Quincy Avenue (small brick building that houses Recreation Dept and has traffic light at corner. It is the first building on right after the river if coming from Union Street)This is Gordon Road. Pass the baseball fields to get to the Playground at end.

 

 

    
 

 
z_cust_mckids 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Make Architectural house model, floor plan age 5 up     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

 Make an model of a famous modern house - "Fallingwater" designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, one of America's most famous architects. Also try making an architectural floor plan of a room.

First, Braintree children Nora, Myles and Ethan tell about their family visit to "Fallingwater" in  Chicago, and interesting things they found out about it!

For children age 5 up, they can create the model of LEGOs or blocks. Older youth age 7 - 11 additionally may choose to learn to draw "floor plans"  (what  a house looks like from the top) and try it out by drawing the plan of "Fallingwater", or their own room. Fun for those who like to draw, or learn or build.

This is also a Kids Book Club event. To participate, read ahead, at home "Wright 3" by Blue Balliet. Copies are available at the desk, or you can place a hold. In "Wright 3", three kids find a series of mysterious coincidences about the famous Robie House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. They try to stop the house from being demolished. If you liked the mystery "Chasing Vermeer" by this author (Balliet), the same children (Calder, Petra, Tommy) try to puzzle out what is going in in "Wright 3". This book is written at a fifth grade level, so best for kids going into 5th and 6th grade, or as a read-aloud for grades 3 and 4. We will chat about the book while making the Frank Lloyd Wright House models.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytime age 3 - 5     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Summer Storytimes continue, for children age 3 - 5! These have longer stories and a more detailed craft than the ones for younger ones.

Held  Wednesdays at 10 am July 5 - August 30.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Crafternoon for ages 5 up     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Have fun making a craft from SEASHELLS. For ages 5 up. Crafternoons will be held every week this summer. They continue each Wednesday at 2:00 through August 30.

 This program is part of the Children's Summer Reading Program 2017: "Build a Better World", which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_ 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Performance of The House that Jack Built     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept   781 848-0405 x4425   braintreereference@braintreema.gov
   

  Performance by Mary Jo Maiachack of  "The House that Jack Built", with audience participation .Best for kids ages 4 and up. Watch her draw about Paco making room for his friends to live, hear "The Treasure House" and an origami surprise, learn a poem about a spooky house, and more fun!

Limited to the first 100 who arrive.

 This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Block Play all age children     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

It's BLOCKS -  BLOCKS  - BLOCKS! Building with blocks, Playtime with blocks -for kids of ages.  Extra blocks will be provided for children to make their own creations. They will learn spatial skills,  cause and effect. We'll have Duplos, colored blocks, white blocks with shapes, columns, arches, foam blocks, cardboard "brick" blocks.

Children age 5 up may ask at the desk for Legos to use on the side of room for older kids.

Every Friday morning, from 9:30 - 12:30, special blocks will be available to build with.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Minecraft Challenge age 6 - 8     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Minecraft Building Challenge for ages 6 - 8.

   Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Minecraft Challenge age 9-11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Minecraft Building Challenge for ages 9 - 11.

   Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
anim_rabbit 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Storytime children of all ages     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Pajama Storytimes, for children of all ages. Children may wear their pj's or bring a stuffed animal if they'd like.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build a Raceway ages 6-11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Build a Raceway for ages 6- 11. Whose will go the fastest? We'll provide tubes, building materials to make a Raceway  3 levels high.

   Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytime age 3 - 5     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Summer Storytimes, for children age 3 - 5! These have longer stories and a more detailed craft than the ones for younger ones.

Held  Wednesdays at 10 am July 5 - August 30.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
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rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Crafternoon for ages 5 up     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Have fun making a craft of "ICE CREAM STICKS". For ages 5 up. Crafternoons will be held every week this summer. They continue each Wednesday at 2:00 through August 30.

 This program is part of the Children's Summer Reading Program 2017: "Build a Better World", which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Make Horse Stable age 6 up     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

 Do you love horses? Come make a Horse Stable to put your cd collection in, or your horse figures in. Fun for those who love horses or farms.  For age 6 up. 

While making your stable, of cardboard, to take home, Nora, a young Braintree horse lover will tell about the two special horses she loves, takes care of and has ridden. You may share about your favorite breed of horses, or about horse books you've read.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
 
z_cust_mckids 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Castle Contest drop-off starts     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

"Castle Contest" drop-off starts today.

Enter the creative "Castle Contest" by creating a castle at home, of any materials. It can be any colors or style. It can be realistic or an imaginary castle. The size may be up to 15 inches wide and 15 inches long. Bring in any day between today  August 10 through August 15. Open to families as a project, and children age 4 - 11. 

The library is open until 8pm on Summer Evenings Mon - Thursday, and 9 - 1 Fridays and 9 - 5 Saturdays.

   Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Friday August 11, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Block Play all age children     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

It's BLOCKS -  BLOCKS  - BLOCKS! Building with blocks, Playtime with blocks -for kids of ages.  Extra blocks will be provided for children to make their own creations. They will learn spatial skills,  cause and effect. We'll have Duplos, colored blocks, white blocks with shapes, columns, arches, foam blocks, cardboard "brick" blocks.

Children age 5 up may ask at the desk for Legos to use on the side of room for older kids.

Every Friday morning this Summer, from 9:30 - 12:30, special blocks will be available to build with.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Meet the Robot ages 7-11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Meet the Robot program for ages 7 - 11. What can robots Dash, Dot and Sphero do? Come see our bots and try them out. We might even have an obstacle course for the Sphero you could try to get it through.

   Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
anim_rabbit 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Storytime children of all ages     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Pajama Storytimes, for children of all ages. Children may wear their pj's or bring a stuffed animal if they'd like.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:15 AM  -  9:35 AM Book Babies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

 Book Babies for the littlest ones, infant to 24 months. Come for 20 minutes of fun - short stories and lots of songs!

   Starts at 9:15, in Logan Auditorium, on the Upper Level by the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

   The next one will be Tuesday August 29.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Story-times for age 2 & 3     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Story-time for ages 2 & 3. Come hear stories, sing songs, make an easy craft and have fun!

    We'll meet again on Tuesday  August 29.

    Story- times are held in Logan Auditorium, on the Upper Level by the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
z_cust_mckids 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Castle Building age 5 -11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Castle Building for age 5 - 11..  A group project -  we'll create an awesome castle out of recycled materials.

If you prefer to make your own, enter the "Make-a-Castle Contest" by making a castle at home of any materials, and bringing to display, starting 5pm on Aug 10. Last entries will be taken on Tuesday August 15 at 7pm. Castles will be displayed in the Children's Room, through the end of August.

   Held in the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytime age 3 - 5     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Summer Storytimes, for children age 3 - 5! These have longer stories and a more detailed craft than the ones for younger ones.

Held  Wednesdays at 10 am July 5 - August 30.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Crafternoon for ages 5 up     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Have fun making a "DAY AT THE BEACH" craft. For ages 5 up. Crafternoons will  continue each Wednesday at 2:00 through August 30.

 This program is part of the Children's Summer Reading Program 2017: "Build a Better World", which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
ent_stage1 1:15 PM  -  1:55 PM Theatre Workshop for Children age 6 - 11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept.   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

  

 

If children would like to be part of the 2:00 show, there are spots for 12 "guest stars".  To have a chance of being a "guest star" and  taking part in the 30 minute pre-show workshop, children must be age 6 to 11,  and arrive ahead of the 1:15 start time. Only the first 12 to arrive will be admitted to the pre-show theatre workshop.

   This workshop is sponsored by Braintree Cultural Council, a local agency, which   
              is funded by Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

The Plays will start at 2:00 pm, for ages 4 - 11(and the first 100 to arrive will be admitted).

 Part of the "Build a Better World !" 2017 Summer Reading Program.  http://activatedstorytheatre.com/index.html  is the site to preview the show.

 

Activated Story Theatre    
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
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ent_stage1 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Activated Story Theatre Finale ages 4 - 11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept.   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

   Activated Story Theatre, a nationally known acting troupe, performs for Children!!!  This show is sponsored by Braintree Cultural Council, a local agency, which   
              is funded by Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

The first 100 to arrive will be admitted to the show.

The Plays are for ages 4 - 11.  Bring back your log today or in next 2 weeks to get a certificate and a prize.

 This is the Finale of the "Build a Better World !" 2017 Summer Reading Program.  http://activatedstorytheatre.com/index.html  is the site to preview the show.

 

Activated Story Theatre    
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
z_cust_mckids 2:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bring log back for certificate, prize     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Bring your Children's Summer Reading Program Log back for a Certificate and a prize today, or any day before September 1. It's the log from the bag you got in June when signed up for our "Build a Better World" summer program .

 

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Friday August 18, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Block Play all age children     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

It's BLOCKS -  BLOCKS  - BLOCKS! Building with blocks, Playtime with blocks -for kids of ages.  Extra blocks will be provided for children to make their own creations. They will learn spatial skills,  cause and effect. We'll have Duplos, colored blocks, white blocks with shapes, columns, arches, foam blocks, cardboard "brick" blocks.

Children age 5 up may ask at the desk for Legos to use on the side of room for older kids.

Every Friday morning this summer, from 9:30 - 12:30, special blocks will be available to build with.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Monday August 21, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Science Challenge Egg Drop age 6-11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Science Challenge Egg Drop!  See them drop from way up high on the lift of a bucket truck, generously brought to the library by BELD/Braintree Electric Light Dept. You make a protective case at home with a raw egg in it. You may use any materials, plus a raw egg.Watch a BELD worker drop them, and find out whose raw egg survives the fall. For ages 6 - 11. The Science Challenge Egg Drop happens at the library, starting at 12:30 pm, in the Parking Lot.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO Building age 5 up     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

LEGO Building for age 5 up. Create your own buildings, or whatever you would like to make!

 For younger siblings, there will be blocks and duplos in the play area  of the Children's Room.

  No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday August 23, 2017 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytime age 3 - 5     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Summer Storytimes, for children age 3 - 5! These have longer stories and a more detailed craft than the ones for younger ones.

Held  Wednesdays at 10 am July 5 - August 30.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Crafternoon for ages 5 up     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Have fun making a "NECKLACE" craft. For ages 5 up. Crafternoons will  continue each Wednesday at 2:00 through next week, August 30.

 This program is part of the Children's Summer Reading Program 2017: "Build a Better World", which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Thursday August 24, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Make a Tree-house model age 6 -11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

 Imagine a pretend Tree-house!  If you could have your own special tree-house, what would it look like? What would be inside? How would you decorate it? Since it is imaginery, anything is possible!  The group will make a tree-house model from cardboard, or you can create a small model of your own. We may also try to draw an architectural floor plan, if participants want to. For children age 6-11.

This is also a Kids Book Club event. Read the funny and wacky book "The 13 Story Treehouse" ahead, and chat about it while we make the treehouses. Their 13 levels includes a swimming pool and more! Or read any of the other books in the "The 13 Story Treehouse" series by Griffiths. They will make you laugh! For kids going into third to fifth grade. We'll have copies of the book at the desk

 Held in Children's Room.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
 
anim_rabbit 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Storytime children of all ages     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Pajama Storytimes, for children of all ages. Children may wear their pj's or bring a stuffed animal if they'd like.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Friday August 25, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Block Play all age children     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

It's BLOCKS -  BLOCKS  - BLOCKS! Building with blocks, Playtime with blocks -for kids of ages.  Extra blocks will be provided for children to make their own creations. They will learn spatial skills,  cause and effect. We'll have Duplos, colored blocks, white blocks with shapes, columns, arches, foam blocks, cardboard "brick" blocks.

Children age 5 up may ask at the desk for Legos to use on the side of room for older kids.

Every Friday morning, from 9:30 - 12:30, special blocks will be available to build with.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Monday August 28, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 2:00 PM  -  3:35 PM Trolls Movie on the big screen     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

See the fun TROLLS Movie on the big screen!   Poppy is the happiest Troll ever born. Then the grumpy Bergens invade Troll Village, so Poppy and a companion try to make things better.

For children of all ages.Rated PG, length 1 hour, 32 min.

   Held in the Program Room. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
anim_rabbit 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Pajama Storytime children of all ages     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Pajama Storytimes, for children of all ages. Children may wear their pj's or bring a stuffed animal if they'd like.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
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Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 9:15 AM  -  9:35 AM Book Babies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

 Book Babies for the littlest ones, infant to 24 months. Come for 20 minutes of fun - short stories and lots of songs!

   Starts at 9:15, in Logan Auditorium, on the Upper Level by the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

   

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Story-times for age 2 & 3     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Story-time for ages 2 & 3. Come hear stories, sing songs, make an easy craft and have fun!

    Story- times are held in Logan Auditorium, on the Upper Level by the Children's Room. No sign-ups needed.

 

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
z_cust_mckids 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build it Challenge ages 6-11     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Build it Challenge. Try some engineering skills - How high can you build a tower of craft sticks? A tower of  raw spaghetti and marshmallows? For children ages 6- 11.

   Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday August 30, 2017 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Storytime age 3 - 5     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Today is the last of the Wednesday Summer Storytimes, for children age 3 - 5! These have longer stories and a more detailed craft than the ones for younger ones.

Held  Wednesdays at 10 am July 5  -  August 30.

Held in Logan Auditorium on the Upper Level. No sign-ups needed.

This program is part of "Build a Better World", the Children's Summer Reading Program  2017, which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Crafternoon for ages 5 up     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

Have fun making a "RED SOX NECKLACE" craft. For ages 5 up. Crafternoons end today, August 30.

 This program is part of the Children's Summer Reading Program 2017: "Build a Better World", which is sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Friday September 1, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Block Play all age children     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781 848-0405 x4425   referencedesk@braintreema.gov
   

It's BLOCKS -  BLOCKS  - BLOCKS! Building with blocks, Playtime with blocks -for kids of ages.  Extra blocks will be provided for children to make their own creations. They will learn spatial skills,  cause and effect. We'll have Duplos, colored blocks, white blocks with shapes, columns, arches, foam blocks, cardboard "brick" blocks.

Children age 5 up may ask at the desk for Legos to use on the side of room for older kids.

Today is the last BLOCK Play.

    No sign-ups needed. Part of the Children's Summer Reading Program "Build a Better World", sponsored by the Friends of Thayer Public Library.

 

    
 

    Location: Childrens Room
Wednesday September 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
Wednesday September 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's room   781-848-0405 x4425   
   

~~LEGO's age 4 and up


. What can you create?  We supply the  Lego's, you supply the imagination!

  No sign-ups needed.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Saturday September 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Saturday morning Drop In story time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781-848-0405 x4425   
   

Turn  off Saturday morning cartoons and come to the library's Drop In Story time !   Hear a story, sing a song  and make a fun craft. For ages 3 and up

No registration

    Location: Childrens Room
Wednesday September 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday October 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday October 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
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Wednesday October 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781*848*0405 x4425   
   

~~LEGO's age 4 and up


. What can you create?  We supply the  Lego's, you supply the imagination!

  No sign-ups needed.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Saturday October 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Drop in story time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   781-848-0405 x4425   
   

Turn  off Saturday morning cartoons and come to the library's Drop In Story time !   Hear a story, sing a song  and make a fun craft. For ages 3 and up

No registration

    Location: Childrens Room
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday November 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday November 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
   

~~LEGO's age 4 and up


. What can you create?  We supply the  Lego's, you supply the imagination!

  No sign-ups needed.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday November 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday November 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Saturday December 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Polar Express Event     Tell a Friend
Wednesday December 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday December 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
   

~~LEGO's age 4 and up


. What can you create?  We supply the  Lego's, you supply the imagination!

  No sign-ups needed.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
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Wednesday December 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Children's Room Program     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday January 3, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday January 10, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday January 17, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's room   781-848-0405 X4425   
   

~~LEGO's age 4 and up


. What can you create?  We supply the  Lego's, you supply the imagination!

  No sign-ups needed.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday January 24, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday January 31, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday February 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday February 14, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday February 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Lego Fun     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
   

~~LEGO's age 4 and up


. What can you create?  We supply the  Lego's, you supply the imagination!

  No sign-ups needed.

    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Saturday February 24, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Celebrating Dr. Seuss Day     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano   781-848-0405 X4420   
   

Come celebrate Dr. Seuss Day with a story, craft and cake!

 

Wednesday February 28, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday March 7, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
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Wednesday March 14, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday March 21, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday March 28, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday April 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday April 11, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday April 18, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday April 25, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday May 2, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday May 9, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday May 16, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday May 23, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
Wednesday May 30, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
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Wednesday June 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Childrens room program hold     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Terri Stano     
    Location: Logan Auditorium - upper level
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