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Thursday September 21, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Library Babies  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Grafton Writers Group  
    Contact: Heidi Fowler   508-839-4649   graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com
   

Do you like to write? Do you want to get some practice in writing and possibly share with other writers? If so, please consider joining fellow writers at the Grafton Library. We gather to learn and to share on the 3rd Thursdayof the month from 7:00 to 8:30.

 

The group is open to writers age 16 and up, and is held in the main reading room of the library, facilitated by Tasha and Stephen Halpert.


Saturday September 23, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Saturday Storytime-Preschool  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Join us before the library opens for shorter, repeat showings of our most popular storytimes. 9/16, 9/30 & 10/14 will be Baby & Toddler Storytime, while 9/23, 10/7 & 10/21 will be Preschool storytime. 

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Build a Scarecrow Day!  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Create and display your own scarecrow on the Library lawn or outside the fence bordering Grafton Common.

Stakes, twine, and hay will be provided on the Common at this event only.                 

Post a photo of your favorite scarecrow and share on social media, using the tag  #GraftonMAScarecrow

Vote for a favorite scarecrow online at www.graftonlibrary.org. The winner will be announced on Friday, October 13th!

 

   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Teen Program: Wreck This Journal  
    Contact: Allison Cusher, Teen Librarian     cushera@graftonlibrary.org
   

Participants will each receive their own copy of Wreck This Journal by Keri SMith. Paint, poke, create, destroy, and wreck - to create a journal as unique as you are. For anyone who's ever had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or a sketchbook comes Wreck This Journal, this illustrated book challenges readers to muster up their best mistake - and mess-making abilities to fill the pages of the book - or destroy them.

At this program we will have a bunch of supplies out to get you started on your journal.

This free program is for teens in grades 6-12. Registration begins September 9.

    Location: Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library

Monday September 25, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Silly Science at UniBank  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Silly Science @ UniBank is a 45 minute storytime program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for a STEM- themed storytime that features math and science themes. 

Registration is required for this program. The program will run on 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2 ,10/16 & 10/23. Participants must commit to the entire 6 week session. 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every child participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: UniBank, 89 Worcester Street
   7:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Reads Well With Others Book Group:  
    Contact: Heidi Fowler   508-839-4649 x1102   fowlerh@graftonlibrary.org
   

The Reads Well With Others Book Group meets to discuss The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs.

Description: Set to inherit half of Bella Vista, a 100-acre apple orchard in a town called Archangel, along with a half-sister she's never heard of, Tess Delaney, who makes a living restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners, discovers a world filled with the simple pleasures of food and family.

Copies are available to check out at the Library.

Please register for this program; call 508-839-4649 x1102 or email graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com.

    Location: Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library

Tuesday September 26, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. 

The program will run on 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 & 10/17.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

* Registration Required. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event. Participants must commit to attending all 6 sessions.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   7:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Inspirational Book Group  
    Contact: Heidi Fowler   5088394649   fowlerh@graftonlibrary.org
   

The Inspirational Book Group meets to discuss Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Gilbert.

Description: A smart, witty, accessible, and laugh-out-loud funny reflection on human nature brilliantly describes all that science has to tell us about the uniquely human ability to envision the future, and how likely we are to enjoy it when we get there. 

A 15-minute guided meditation (optional) concludes the program.

Copies are available to check out at the Library.

Please register for this program; call 508-839-4649 x1102 or email graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com.

    Location: Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library

Wednesday September 27, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Thursday September 28, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Library Babies  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Friday September 29, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Tinker Bags  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Need something to do on your half day? Swing by the library and grab a Tinker Bag.  Filled with miscellaneous odds & ends, there is no limit to what you can create with these grab bags. Work at the library or take one home. Don’t forget to bring your imagination!

    Location: Grafton Public Library
   5:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Teen Program: Dungeons & Dragons  
    Contact: Allison Cusher, Teen Librarian     cushera@graftonlibrary.org
   

Join us for another night of D&D. Pizza and snacks will be served. 

This free program is for teens in grades 6-12.

    Location: Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library

Saturday September 30, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Saturday Storytime-Babies & Toddlers  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Join us before the library opens for shorter, repeat showings of our most popular storytimes. 9/16, 9/30 & 10/14 will be Baby & Toddler Storytime, while 9/23, 10/7 & 10/21 will be Preschool storytime. 

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Monday October 2, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Silly Science at UniBank  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Silly Science @ UniBank is a 45 minute storytime program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for a STEM- themed storytime that features math and science themes. 

Registration is required for this program. The program will run on 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2 ,10/16 & 10/23. Participants must commit to the entire 6 week session. 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every child participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: UniBank, 89 Worcester Street

Tuesday October 3, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. 

The program will run on 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 & 10/17.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

* Registration Required. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event. Participants must commit to attending all 6 sessions.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Wednesday October 4, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Thursday October 5, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Library Babies  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Brick Builders  
    Contact: Beth Gallaway   5088394649   gallawayb@graftonlibrary.org
   

Calling all Master Builders!

ATTENTION PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every person participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Class: Getting to Know Your Ukulele  
    Contact: Librarian   5088394649   graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com
   

The Library is offering a 4-week class session titled “Getting to Know Your Ukulele.” This class will be taught by Jan Barlow of Apple Tree Arts and is for beginners ages 13 and up – teens and adults. The classes will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th, and will meet at One Grafton Common, Grafton, MA. Particpants must commit to attending all 4 classes. This free class is limited to 12 participants. Participants need to bring a ukulele to the class. The Library has 3 ukuleles available to check out for the course of the session.

Please stop by the Library or call 508-839-4649 to register for this program and reserve a ukulele.

Location: One Grafton Common, Grafton, MA


Saturday October 7, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Saturday Storytime-Preschool  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Join us before the library opens for shorter, repeat showings of our most popular storytimes. 9/16, 9/30 & 10/14 will be Baby & Toddler Storytime, while 9/23, 10/7 & 10/21 will be Preschool storytime. 

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   1:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Lego BB8 Build  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Star Wars Reads day by assembling your own Lego BB8! 

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every person participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the program.
  • Due to the complicated instructions required for this program, if a child is more than 5 minutes late, they will not be able to participate.

Monday October 9, 2017
     Library Closed for Columbus Day  
   

The Grafton Public Library will be CLOSED Monday, October 9th in observance of Columbus Day. No items are due.

Museum Passes for Monday, October 9th may be picked up Saturday, October 7th until 5pm. The Library will re-open at 10am on Tuesday, October 10th at 10am.

Please visit our 24/7 digital library branch at graftonlibrary.org/digital.


Tuesday October 10, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. 

The program will run on 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 & 10/17.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

* Registration Required. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event. Participants must commit to attending all 6 sessions.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Wednesday October 11, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Once Upon a Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Join us for a special storytime, fun activities, and see a highlighted feature of the Willard House Clock Museum!

Ages 3 and up, siblings welcome. Please register for this program.

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every person participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Willard House & Clock Museum, 11 Willard St.

Thursday October 12, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Library Babies  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Tween Halloween Craft  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   sbanister@cwmars.org
   

Join us and create a spooky holiday decoration!

Ages 8-12

Registration is required

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Class: Getting to Know Your Ukulele  
    Contact: Librarian   5088394649   graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com
   

The Library is offering a 4-week class session titled “Getting to Know Your Ukulele.” This class will be taught by Jan Barlow of Apple Tree Arts and is for beginners ages 13 and up – teens and adults. The classes will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th, and will meet at One Grafton Common, Grafton, MA. Particpants must commit to attending all 4 classes. This free class is limited to 12 participants. Participants need to bring a ukulele to the class. The Library has 3 ukuleles available to check out for the course of the session.

Please stop by the Library or call 508-839-4649 to register for this program and reserve a ukulele.

Location: One Grafton Common, Grafton, MA


Friday October 13, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Friday Fun with Mr. Kim  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   sbanister@cwmars.org
   

Friday Fun with Mr. Kim is a music and puppetry program for preschoolers ages 2 and up.

 

Registration is required. Please register each person attending-children AND caregivers.


Saturday October 14, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Saturday Storytime-Babies & Toddlers  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Join us before the library opens for shorter, repeat showings of our most popular storytimes. 9/16, 9/30 & 10/14 will be Baby & Toddler Storytime, while 9/23, 10/7 & 10/21 will be Preschool storytime. 

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Afternoon Knitters  
    Contact: Lee    508-839-4649   graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com
   

 

Whether you are an experienced knitter or just want to learn – join us at the library for an afternoon of knitting. Experienced knitters are encouraged to bring their current projects.

Have extra needles or yarn? Donate to our Give and Take Box to clear out your stash or find a special yarn. Sign up in the library or by emailing graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com

    Location: Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library

Monday October 16, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Silly Science at UniBank  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Silly Science @ UniBank is a 45 minute storytime program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for a STEM- themed storytime that features math and science themes. 

Registration is required for this program. The program will run on 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2 ,10/16 & 10/23. Participants must commit to the entire 6 week session. 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every child participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: UniBank, 89 Worcester Street

Tuesday October 17, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. 

The program will run on 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10 & 10/17.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

* Registration Required. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event. Participants must commit to attending all 6 sessions.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Wednesday October 18, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Thursday October 19, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Library Babies  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Class: Getting to Know Your Ukulele  
    Contact: Librarian   5088394649   graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com
   

The Library is offering a 4-week class session titled “Getting to Know Your Ukulele.” This class will be taught by Jan Barlow of Apple Tree Arts and is for beginners ages 13 and up – teens and adults. The classes will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th, and will meet at One Grafton Common, Grafton, MA. Particpants must commit to attending all 4 classes. This free class is limited to 12 participants. Participants need to bring a ukulele to the class. The Library has 3 ukuleles available to check out for the course of the session.

Please stop by the Library or call 508-839-4649 to register for this program and reserve a ukulele.

Location: One Grafton Common, Grafton, MA


Saturday October 21, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM Saturday Storytime-Preschool  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Join us before the library opens for shorter, repeat showings of our most popular storytimes. 9/16, 9/30 & 10/14 will be Baby & Toddler Storytime, while 9/23, 10/7 & 10/21 will be Preschool storytime. 

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Saturday STEAM Ahead  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Join us for a special program involving art & science elements. Kids ages 8-12 can join us for a seasonal activity that is hands-on fun.

Registration required.


Monday October 23, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Silly Science at UniBank  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Silly Science @ UniBank is a 45 minute storytime program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for a STEM- themed storytime that features math and science themes. 

Registration is required for this program. The program will run on 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2 ,10/16 & 10/23. Participants must commit to the entire 6 week session. 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every child participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: UniBank, 89 Worcester Street

Thursday October 26, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Class: Getting to Know Your Ukulele  
    Contact: Librarian   5088394649   graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com
   

The Library is offering a 4-week class session titled “Getting to Know Your Ukulele.” This class will be taught by Jan Barlow of Apple Tree Arts and is for beginners ages 13 and up – teens and adults. The classes will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th, and will meet at One Grafton Common, Grafton, MA. Particpants must commit to attending all 4 classes. This free class is limited to 12 participants. Participants need to bring a ukulele to the class. The Library has 3 ukuleles available to check out for the course of the session.

Please stop by the Library or call 508-839-4649 to register for this program and reserve a ukulele.

Location: One Grafton Common, Grafton, MA


Tuesday October 31, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Spooky Stories  
    Contact: Cyndi Zarriello   5088390557   zarrielloc@graftonlibrary.org
   

Join us for an all-ages Halloween storytime. It will be a ghastly good time!

Costumes are encouraged!

   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Halloween @ the Library  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

 

Trick or Treating on South Street? Don't forget to include the Library as a trick or treating stop! We'll have a special activity after 5 pm: spin the wheel to pick your Halloween treat!

The Library is a Teal Pumpkin Project participant and will only provide non-food treats.


Monday November 6, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Silly Science at UniBank  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Silly Science @ UniBank is a 45 minute storytime program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for a STEM- themed storytime that features math and science themes. 

Registration is required for this program. Participants must commit to the entire 5 week session. 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every child participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: UniBank, 89 Worcester Street

Tuesday November 7, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. 

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

* Registration Required. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event. Participants must commit to attending all 6 sessions.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Wednesday November 8, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Thursday November 9, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Library Babies  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Saturday November 11, 2017
     Library Closed for Veteran's Day  
   

The Grafton Public Library will be CLOSED Saturday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. No items are due.

Museum Passes for Saturday, November 11th or Sunday, November 12th may be picked up on Friday, November 10th until 5pm. The Library will re-open at 10am on Monday, November 13th at 10am.

Please visit our 24/7 digital library branch at graftonlibrary.org/digital.


Monday November 13, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Silly Science at UniBank  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Silly Science @ UniBank is a 45 minute storytime program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for a STEM- themed storytime that features math and science themes. 

Registration is required for this program. Participants must commit to the entire 5 week session. 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every child participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: UniBank, 89 Worcester Street

Tuesday November 14, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. 

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

* Registration Required. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event. Participants must commit to attending all 6 sessions.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Wednesday November 15, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Thursday November 16, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Library Babies  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Monday November 20, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Silly Science at UniBank  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Silly Science @ UniBank is a 45 minute storytime program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for a STEM- themed storytime that features math and science themes. 

Registration is required for this program. Participants must commit to the entire 5 week session. 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every child participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: UniBank, 89 Worcester Street

Tuesday November 21, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. 

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

* Registration Required. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event. Participants must commit to attending all 6 sessions.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Wednesday November 22, 2017
   5:00 PM Library Closes at 5pm  
   

The Grafton Public Library will be closing at 5pm on Wendesday, November 22nd for Thanksgiving. 

Museum Passes for Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th may be picked up on Wednesday, November 22nd until 5pm. The Library will re-open at 10am on Saturday, November 25th at 10am.

Please visit our 24/7 digital library branch at graftonlibrary.org/digital.


Thursday November 23, 2017
     Library Closed for Thanksgiving  
   

The Grafton Public Library will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 23rd for Thanksgiving. No items will be due.

Museum Passes for Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th may be picked up on Wednesday, November 22nd until 5pm. The Library will re-open at 10am on Saturday, November 25th at 10am.

Please visit our 24/7 digital library branch at graftonlibrary.org/digital.


Friday November 24, 2017
     Library Closed for Thanksgiving  
   

The Grafton Public Library will be CLOSED on Friday, November 24th for Thanksgiving. No items will be due.

Museum Passes for Friday, November 24th and Saturday, November 25th may be picked up on Wednesday, November 22nd until 5pm. The Library will re-open at 10am on Saturday, November 25th at 10am.

Please visit our 24/7 digital library branch at graftonlibrary.org/digital.


Saturday November 25, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Afternoon Knitters  
    Contact: Lee    508-839-4649   graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com
   

 

Whether you are an experienced knitter or just want to learn – join us at the library for an afternoon of knitting. Experienced knitters are encouraged to bring their current projects.

Have extra needles or yarn? Donate to our Give and Take Box to clear out your stash or find a special yarn. Sign up in the library or by emailing graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com

    Location: Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library

Monday November 27, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Silly Science at UniBank  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Silly Science @ UniBank is a 45 minute storytime program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for a STEM- themed storytime that features math and science themes. 

Registration is required for this program. Participants must commit to the entire 5 week session. 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every child participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: UniBank, 89 Worcester Street

Tuesday November 28, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. 

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

* Registration Required. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event. Participants must commit to attending all 6 sessions.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Wednesday November 29, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Thursday November 30, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Library Babies  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Monday December 4, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Silly Science at UniBank  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Silly Science @ UniBank is a 45 minute storytime program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for a STEM- themed storytime that features math and science themes. 

Registration is required for this program. Participants must commit to the entire 5 week session. 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every child participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: UniBank, 89 Worcester Street

Tuesday December 5, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. 

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

* Registration Required. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event. Participants must commit to attending all 6 sessions.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Wednesday December 6, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Thursday December 7, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Library Babies  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Monday December 11, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Silly Science at UniBank  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   5088394649   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

Silly Science @ UniBank is a 45 minute storytime program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for a STEM- themed storytime that features math and science themes. 

Registration is required for this program. Participants must commit to the entire 5 week session. 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

  • Please register one participant at a time. You must register every child participating. Unregistered children will not be able to participate.
  • Please adhere to age recommendations when registering your child.   If your child is not an appropriate age, they will be removed from the registration list.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: UniBank, 89 Worcester Street

Tuesday December 12, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Storytime  
    Contact: Sarah Banister     banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Preschool Storytime is a 30-minute program for children ages 3.5-5.  Join us as we share stories, songs, felt board fun, and movement activities. 

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

* Registration Required. Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event. Participants must commit to attending all 6 sessions.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Wednesday December 13, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Sarah Banister   508-839-4649 x1107   banisters@graftonlibrary.org
   

 

Toddler Time is a 30-minute program for children who are walking-age 3 years. 

We will share stories, sing songs, enjoy movement activities, and recite rhymes and finger plays together.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Thursday December 14, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  10:45 AM Library Babies  
    Contact: Jennifer McNeil   5088394649   mcneilj@graftonlibrary.org
   

Library Babies is a 20-minute program for our very youngest visitors, ages birth-walking. Join us as we read stories, sing songs, recite favorite nursery rhymes, and interact with the babies using bounces and finger plays.

This is a drop-in program; registration is not required.

The Children’s Room will be CLOSED for the duration of this program. A selection of materials will be available in the Main Reading Room.

Please note our Storytime Policy: If there is no school, storytime programs are cancelled. If there is a half-day of school, morning storytimes are cancelled.

 

PARENTS/CAREGIVERS:

CAN YOUR CHILD BE ALONE AT THE LIBRARY?

Children are always welcome at the library.  However, the library is a public building and very busy on a daily basis.  For the protection and well-being of children, the Grafton Public Library has established an Unattended Child Policy.

Please note that program attendees must also comply with the Library's Unattended Child Policy:

  • 0-7 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian at all times;
  • 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library;
  • 13+ may be unaccompanied provided child is able to use Library independently and follow the Library's Code of Conduct.
  • Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian over the age of 14. 

All library policies are online at graftonlibrary.org/home/policies

    Location: Children's Room, Grafton Public Library

Saturday December 23, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Saturday Afternoon Knitters  
    Contact: Lee    508-839-4649   graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com
   

 

Whether you are an experienced knitter or just want to learn – join us at the library for an afternoon of knitting. Experienced knitters are encouraged to bring their current projects.

Have extra needles or yarn? Donate to our Give and Take Box to clear out your stash or find a special yarn. Sign up in the library or by emailing graftonlibrary.ma@gmail.com

    Location: Main Reading Room, Grafton Public Library

Monday December 25, 2017
     Library Closed for Christmas  
   

The Grafton Public Library will be CLOSED on Monday, December 25th for Christmas. No items will be due.

Museum Passes for Tuesday, December 26th may be picked up on Saturday, December 24th until 5pm. The Library will re-open at 10am on Tuesday, December 26th at 10am.

Please visit our 24/7 digital library branch at graftonlibrary.org/digital.


Monday January 1, 2018
     Library Closed for New Year's  
   

The Grafton Public Library will be CLOSED on Monday, January 1st for New Year's. No items will be due.

Museum Passes for Monday, January 1st or Tuesday, January 2nd may be picked up on Saturday, December 31st until 5pm. The Library will re-open at 10am on Tuesday, January 2nd at 10am.

Please visit our 24/7 digital library branch at graftonlibrary.org/digital.


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