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Friday October 20, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

Please note the time change for the fall!

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room

Saturday October 21, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Read with Kodiak and Echo  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

School is back in session, and that means Kodiak and Echo are back, too!

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dogs!

Kodiak and Echo are Bernese Mountain dogs, trained to sit with children

and listen to them read. This kind of support from lovable puppies can foster

your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

  CHOOSE A 15-MINUTE TIME SLOT BY CLICKING THE REGISTER BUTTON BELOW.

    Location: Children's Program Room

Monday October 23, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Young Scientists - presented by the YMCA Family Community Partnership  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

In this free 6-week workshop, children will learn

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math)

concepts through hands-on activities, storytime, challenges

and simple experiments.

Registration is required.  Register once for the entire 6-week workshop.  For children ages 3 - 5 with their caregiver (siblings are welcome).

Please note:  there is no waiting list for this program however we will take names of those waiting to get in right before the start of class.

Any registered patron more than 10 minutes lates will forfeit their slot for that particular day.  Thank you for your understanding.

    Location: Children's Program Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Digital Storytelling  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   5083935025   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Record, illustrate and create your own digital

story!  We will be learning digital skills through

open source software Audacity, parsing out our

illustrations with mixed media, and working together

to build a final product that will be unveiled during a mini-release party for family and friends.  For kids

in grades 3 -5.  Registration is required and is for all sessions.


Tuesday October 24, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Just 4s and 5s (morning session)  
    Contact: Melissa   508-393-5025 ext. 4   mchase@cwmars.org
   

Just 4s and 5s!

        A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

    Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

      NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

      FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Just 4s and 5s (afternoon session)  
    Contact: Melissa   508-393-5025 ext. 4   mchase@cwmars.org
   

JUST 4s and 5s!

A storytime with a little independence. 

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session 

to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

    Location: Children's Program Room

Wednesday October 25, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Read to Finnegan  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Finnegan the Dog

 

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Thursday October 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Bilingual French/English Storytime  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Join Miss Kathlyn and Miss Katrina for a special French story time.  We'll sing familiar songs, as well as

read old favorites and new stories in both English and French.  

Recommended for children ages 3 through 6 with their caregiver.

No registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Crafternoon  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   5083935025   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Drop by the Children's Room

and make the spooky craft of the day!

We will have all the fun materials

   you will need! All ages welcome!


Friday October 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

Please note the time change for the fall!

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room

Saturday October 28, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Read with Kodiak and Echo  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

School is back in session, and that means Kodiak and Echo are back, too!

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dogs!

Kodiak and Echo are Bernese Mountain dogs, trained to sit with children

and listen to them read. This kind of support from lovable puppies can foster

your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

  CHOOSE A 15-MINUTE TIME SLOT BY CLICKING THE REGISTER BUTTON BELOW.

    Location: Children's Program Room

Monday October 30, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Digital Storytelling  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   5083935025   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Record, illustrate and create your own digital

story!  We will be learning digital skills through

open source software Audacity, parsing out our

illustrations with mixed media, and working together

to build a final product that will be unveiled during a mini-release party for family and friends.  For kids

in grades 3 -5.  Registration is required and is for all sessions.


Tuesday October 31, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Kids Halloween Party  
   

Who:  You and your grown-up :)

What:  Our Halloween Party!

Where:  Northboro Library Meeting Room

When:  Tuesday, October 31st  10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

How:  Registration is required.

Wearing a costume is optional -- come for some fun!


Wednesday November 1, 2017
   9:45 AM  -  10:15 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
    Location: Meeting Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
    Location: Meeting Room

Thursday November 2, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music Mashup  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room

Friday November 3, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

Please note the time change for the fall!

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room

Monday November 6, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Books & Brownies  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   5083935025   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

What are you reading?  Come tell us about it!

Bring a friend, binge on brownies, and get suggestions

from peers who are reading great books.  Books & Brownies

will meet monthly.  For kids in grades 2 through 5.  Registration

is required.  Please make us aware of any food allergies -- thank you.


Tuesday November 7, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Just 4s and 5s (morning session)  
    Contact: Melissa   508-393-5025 ext. 4   mchase@cwmars.org
   

Just 4s and 5s!

        A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

    Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

      NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

      FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Just 4s and 5s (afternoon session)  
    Contact: Melissa   508-393-5025 ext. 4   mchase@cwmars.org
   

JUST 4s and 5s!

A storytime with a little independence. 

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session 

to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

    Location: Children's Program Room

Wednesday November 8, 2017
   9:45 AM  -  10:15 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
    Location: Meeting Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
    Location: Meeting Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Read to Finnegan  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Finnegan the Dog

 

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Thursday November 9, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music Mashup  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room

Tuesday November 14, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Just 4s and 5s (morning session)  
    Contact: Melissa   508-393-5025 ext. 4   mchase@cwmars.org
   

Just 4s and 5s!

        A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

    Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

      NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

      FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Just 4s and 5s (afternoon session)  
    Contact: Melissa   508-393-5025 ext. 4   mchase@cwmars.org
   

JUST 4s and 5s!

A storytime with a little independence. 

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session 

to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

    Location: Children's Program Room

Wednesday November 15, 2017
   9:45 AM  -  10:15 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
    Location: Meeting Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
    Location: Meeting Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Read to Finnegan  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Finnegan the Dog

 

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Thursday November 16, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music Mashup  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Read-Aloud Book Club  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Beginning Reader Read-Aloud Book Club

3rd Thursday of the Month

4:00- 4:30 p.m.

This book club is for newly independent readers to practice their new reading skills by reading outloud in a group setting, followed by short book discussion and an activity.

Best suited to kindergarten aged children

Books will be available to check out in advance in the children’s room.

Registration Required

    Location: Children's Program Room

Friday November 17, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

Please note the time change for the fall!

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room

Tuesday November 21, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Just 4s and 5s (morning session)  
    Contact: Melissa   508-393-5025 ext. 4   mchase@cwmars.org
   

Just 4s and 5s!

        A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

    Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

      NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

      FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

    Location: Children's Program Room
   1:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Just 4s and 5s (afternoon session)  
    Contact: Melissa   508-393-5025 ext. 4   mchase@cwmars.org
   

JUST 4s and 5s!

A storytime with a little independence. 

Join Ms. Melissa for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session 

to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grownups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND 5 ONLY

    Location: Children's Program Room

Wednesday November 22, 2017
   9:45 AM  -  10:15 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
    Location: Meeting Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
    Location: Meeting Room

Wednesday November 29, 2017
   9:45 AM  -  10:15 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
    Location: Meeting Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
    Location: Meeting Room
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Read to Finnegan  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Finnegan the Dog

 

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Thursday November 30, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music Mashup  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

    Location: Meeting Room

Thursday December 21, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Read-Aloud Book Club  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Beginning Reader Read-Aloud Book Club

3rd Thursday of the Month

4:00- 4:30 p.m.

This book club is for newly independent readers to practice their new reading skills by reading outloud in a group setting, followed by short book discussion and an activity.

Best suited to kindergarten aged children

Books will be available to check out in advance in the children’s room.

Registration Required

    Location: Children's Program Room

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