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Monday August 21, 2017
   12:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Solar Eclipse 2017  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Come watch NASA's live-stream coverage of the 

Solar Eclipse--No safety glasses needed!

Make a solar eclipse craft to take home! (while supplies last)

All ages welcome. No registration required

    Location: Children's Program Room

Wednesday August 23, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  4:15 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 your child 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

Tuesday September 5, 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 fun 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 fun 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 September 6, 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 your child 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 September 7, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music Mashup (please note the time change)  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR THE FALL!!

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 September 8, 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 September 11, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Getting Started Homeschooling  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   5083935025   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

 

Sophia Sayigh, a co-founder of  Advocates for Home Education in Massachusetts, Inc. will 

answer your questions about homeschooling and share valuable information about

getting started.  Handouts are included.  Topics covered:  reasons to homeschool,

different learning styles, methods of homeschooling, teaching what you do not know,

finances, socialization, and more!  This program is for adults wanting to learn more

about homeschooling.  AHEM asks to please respect their mission to empower individuals through

education by not soliciting for your business at this event.  More information about AHEM can be

found @ www.AHEM.info.  Registration is required and space is limited.


Tuesday September 12, 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 fun 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 fun 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 September 13, 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 your child 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 September 14, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Bilingual Spanish/English Storytime  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Join Miss Cristina and Miss Katrina for our monthly bilingual Spanish story time.  We'll sing familiar songs, as well as read old favorites and new stories in both English and Spanish.  We also use scarves and instruments to explore traditional Spanish/Mexican songs and dances.

Recommended for children ages 3 through 6 with their caregiver.

No registration required.

    Location: Meeting Room
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music Mashup (please note the time change)  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR THE FALL!!

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 September 15, 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 September 16, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Apple Printing on the Lawn  
    Contact: Children's Services Department   5083935025   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Celebrate Northboro's Applefest with

an apple print craft on the grass!  Be

sure to browse our Friend's Book Sale

booth next to our craft area!  


Tuesday September 19, 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 fun 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 fun 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 September 20, 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 your child 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
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Drop in Legos  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Stop and create with friends!  Complete a challenge-of-the

day or browse through our collection of Lego idea books to

build your own.  This program supports STEAM (Science, Technology,

Engineering, Arts & Math) learning.

For kids in grades K thru 5.  No registration necessary.

 

    Location: Children's Program Room

Thursday September 21, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music Mashup (please note the time change)  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR THE FALL!!

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 September 22, 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 September 23, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Celebrate Trees!  
    Contact: Children's Services Department   5083935025   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Have fun with colorful trees at the library as we

celebrate the opening of Prism Point Photography's

art display.  Make leaf prints, explore arts and complete

a fun scavenger hunt!  Families are welcome.  Registration will begin on 9/1.


Monday September 25, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Crafternoon  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   5083935025   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Drop by the Children's Room

and make the craft of the day!

We will have all the fun materials

you will need!  All ages are welcome.


Tuesday September 26, 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 fun 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 fun 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 September 27, 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 your child 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 September 28, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Music Mashup (please note the time change)  
    Contact: Katrina   508-393-5025 x.4   kireland@cwmars.org
   

PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR THE FALL!!

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 September 29, 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 October 3, 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 fun 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 fun 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

Tuesday October 17, 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 fun 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 fun 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

Thursday October 19, 2017
   4:00 AM  -  4:30 AM Read-Aloud Book Club  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Independent 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

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 fun 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 fun 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

Tuesday October 31, 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 fun 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 fun 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

Thursday November 16, 2017
   4:00 AM  -  4:30 AM Read-Aloud Book Club  
    Contact: Children's Room Staff   508-393-5025 x.4   childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
   

Independent 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

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

Independent 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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