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Saturday June 12, 2021
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Music Mashup Remix on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us this Saturday outside the library for an engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5. We will use instruments, scarves, and other manipulatives while we read, dance to music, and make some noise! This is a remix of our weekly Music Mashup program with different songs and activities.

Space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events. This event will be cancelled in the event of rain and severe weather. 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Monday June 14, 2021
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Virtual Minecraft Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12 in the fall.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 44 spaces available.
Tuesday June 15, 2021
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Preschool Explorers on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us outside of the library for a special edition of Preschool Explorers. Join Ms. Carly for a special storytime designed for preschoolers to explore a STEAM related concept through stories, songs, and an activity or demonstration. This program is best suited for children ages 4-5, although siblings and grown ups are welcome to join the fun if they'd like.

In order for us to keep distance between families, space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
 
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Crafternoon Kits
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

crafternoon

Drop by the library every Tuesday afternoon to pick up the materials for a fun new art project!  Virtual Crafternoon videos will be posted on the library's YouTube channel and Facebook page each Tuesday for you to watch and craft along to!

Crafternoon kits available for pick up from 12-3 on Tuesdays or while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
Wednesday June 16, 2021
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Among Us
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you tried the awesome new game Among Us? Want some new friends to play with?  All participants will meet on Zoom where the game code will be shared.  You will need to download and set up this free game from your app store before we meet on Zoom.  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 6 spaces available.
Thursday June 17, 2021
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Music Mashup on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us outside of the library for a special edition of Music Mashup. Designed for children ages 2 through 5 and their whole family, this program invites children to explore movement through music, use instruments and other manipulatives, and enjoy a story or two together. 

Space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and/or practice social distancing while participating in our events. This event will be cancelled in the event of rain and severe weather. 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
 
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“Young Scientists” with STEM Beginnings
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Join STEM Beginnings for a 6-week virtual series. Children will learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. This is an interactive class using Zoom and parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. Weekly registration is required. Class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6, and siblings are welcome. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly.

The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts. 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
There are 2 spaces available.
Friday June 18, 2021
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Toddler Time on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us outside of the library for a special edition of Toddler Time. This storytime is filled with age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities, and fingerplay that build your child's early literacy skills. For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult! 

Space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events. This event will be postponed in the event of rain and severe weather. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
 
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Summer Reading Kickoff with Scott Jameson at Ellsworth McAfee
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

See the show audiences are calling “Superb!”, “A blast!”, and “Heartwarming fun for the whole family.” Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson at our Summer Reading Kick Off at Ellsworth McAfee Park for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and perched on the very edge of your seat. Umbrellas will be plucked from thin air, a drawing will come to life, basketballs will be spun and juggled, and a member of the audience will unlock telekinetic abilities. For more information visit Scott’s website at www.scottjameson.com, or contact the children's services staff. Don’t miss it! Registration is requested.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be postponed or cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
Monday June 21, 2021
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Among Us
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you tried the awesome new game Among Us? Want some new friends to play with?  All participants will meet on Zoom where the game code will be shared.  You will need to download and set up this free game from your app store before we meet on Zoom.  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 8 spaces available.
Tuesday June 22, 2021
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Preschool Explorers on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us outside of the library for a special edition of Preschool Explorers. Join Ms. Carly for a special storytime designed for preschoolers to explore a STEAM related concept through stories, songs, and an activity or demonstration. This program is best suited for children ages 4-5, although siblings and grown ups are welcome to join the fun if they'd like.

In order for us to keep distance between families, space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Crafternoon Kits
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Drop by the library every Tuesday afternoon to pick up the materials for a fun new art project!  Virtual Crafternoon videos will be posted on the library's YouTube channel and Facebook page each Tuesday for you to watch and craft along to!

Crafternoon kits available for pick up from 12-3 on Tuesdays or while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
 
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Virtual Minecraft Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 44 spaces available.
Wednesday June 23, 2021
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Mother Goose - CANCELLED
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

This event is cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group) Virtual Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom - T.A.G. meets once a month to discuss all things Teen. T.A.G. plans Teen events and helps the Teen Librarian choose new materials for the Teen Room. Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall are welcome. Registration is required.  You will be emailed the Zoom link the day of the meeting.  

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 40 spaces available.
Thursday June 24, 2021
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Music Mashup on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us outside of the library for a special edition of Music Mashup. Designed for children ages 2 through 5 and their whole family, this program invites children to explore movement through music, use instruments and other manipulatives, and enjoy a story or two together. 

In order for us to keep distance between families, space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and/or practice social distancing while participating in our events. This event will be cancelled in the event of rain and severe weather. 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
 
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Teen Take and Make Origami Kits
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Stop by the library and grab a Take and Make bag!! This month we are testing out our origami skills! Each Take and Make kit includes 10 sheets of origami paper and a list of links to fun origami instructions. This craft is designed for Teens in grades 6-12. Bags will be available in a bin in the Teen Room while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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“Young Scientists” with STEM Beginnings
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Join STEM Beginnings for a 6-week virtual series. Children will learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. This is an interactive class using Zoom and parents/caregivers are encouraged to help their child. Weekly registration is required. Class size is limited to 12 children, ages 3-6, and siblings are welcome. A list of materials for families to prepare for each class will be provided weekly.

The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), which is a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts. 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
There are 7 spaces available.
Friday June 25, 2021
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Toddler Time on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us outside of the library for a special edition of Toddler Time. This storytime is filled with age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities, and fingerplay that build your child's early literacy skills. For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult! 

Space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events. This event will be postponed in the event of rain and severe weather. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Ed the Wizard's Balloon Animal Twisting Workshop at Ellsworth McAfee
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn to make balloon animals with Ed the Wizard at Ellsworth McAfee Park!

This workshop is best suited for kids 7 years old and up, although siblings are welcome. kids will learn to make a variety of animals to take home such as a dog, mouse, cat, giraffe, parrot, and others.

Space is limited and registration is required. 

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
There are 19 spaces available.
Monday June 28, 2021 - Tuesday August 31, 2021
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Doc Tac’s Tails and Tales Town Wide Scavenger Hunt

Have you met our new bearded dragon, Doctor Taco?

We have hidden cutouts of Doctor Taco around Northborough outside and at local businesses.Visit the library to receive a passport with clues to help you find them all. Snap a photo of each, then bring your list back the library to claim a small prize!

No registration required! This event will run through the end of August.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
Monday June 28, 2021
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Food Wars: Edible Cookie Dough
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Food Wars is back by popular demand.  Join us on Zoom as we all make edible cookie dough together.  Participants will need to pick up an ingredients kit at the library in order to participate. Details on when to pick up your kit will be emailed to you a week before the event.  All dry good ingredients will be supplied in your kit.  Participants will need to provide their own milk and butter (or milk and butter substitutes).  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall only.  Registration is required and space is limited.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all participants the day of the event.  

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Tuesday June 29, 2021
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TAG Outdoor Preschool Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Join us for an animal themed storytime led by members of the library's Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.)!

This program is best suited for preschool-aged children, although siblings are welcome. 

Space is limited and registration is required. 

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 x. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Crafternoon Kits
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

crafternoon

Drop by the library every Tuesday afternoon to pick up the materials for a fun new art project!  Virtual Crafternoon videos will be posted on the library's YouTube channel and Facebook page each Tuesday for you to watch and craft along to!

Crafternoon kits available for pick up from 12-3 on Tuesdays or while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
 
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Among Us
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have you tried the awesome new game Among Us? Want some new friends to play with?  All participants will meet on Zoom where the game code will be shared.  You will need to download and set up this free game from your app store before we meet on Zoom.  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 8 spaces available.
Wednesday June 30, 2021
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Mother Goose at Ellsworth McAfee Park
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a special edition of Mother Goose on the Loose, an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. 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. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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VCA Northboro Animal Hospital Visit at Ellsworth McAfee
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee for a visit from the VCA Northboro Animal Hospital with a special four-legged guest! Find out what it's like to take care of animals and get your questions answered!

Registration is requested so we can notify you of weather delays or cancellations!

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and/or practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Nailed It!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us on Zoom for a fun library edition of Nailed It!  We will be decorating cupcakes in an attempt to match the top secret cupcake picture that will be provided.  All participants will be provided with a cupcake decorating kit (cupcake included). Participants will need to pick up the cupcake decorating kit at the library prior to the event in order to participate. Details on when to pick up your kit will be emailed to you one week before the event.  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall only. Registration is required and space is limited.  When registering please indicate if you need a gluten free cupcake.  The Zoom link will be emailed to all participants the day of the event.  This event is sponsored by Main Street Pastries and More. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
There are 16 spaces available.
Thursday July 1, 2021
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Music Mashup at Ellsworth McAfee Park
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a special edition of Music Mashup. Designed for children ages 2 through 5 and their whole family, this program invites children to explore movement through music, use instruments and other manipulatives, and enjoy a story or two together. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Virtual Minecraft Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Friday July 2, 2021
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Toddler Time at Ellsworth McAfee
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee for a special edition of Toddler Time. This storytime is filled with age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities, and fingerplay that build your child's early literacy skills. For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult! No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
Tuesday July 6, 2021
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Preschool Explorers at Ellsworth McAfee
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee for a special edition of Preschool Explorers. Join Ms. Carly for a storytime designed for preschoolers to explore a STEAM related concept through stories, songs, and an activity or demonstration. This program is best suited for children ages 4-5, although siblings and grown ups are welcome to join the fun if they'd like. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Crafternoon Kits
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

crafternoon

Drop by the library every Tuesday afternoon to pick up the materials for a fun new art project!  Virtual Crafternoon videos will be posted on the library's YouTube channel and Facebook page each Tuesday for you to watch and craft along to!

Crafternoon kits available for pick up from 12-3 on Tuesdays or while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
 
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Virtual Minecraft Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
 
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PJ Storytime on ZOOM
6:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Get dressed in your pajama best and join Ms. Lindsay for a bedtime themed storytime. Bring your favorite stuffed animal and enjoy cozy stories to end the night right.

This program is intended for families with children ages 2 to 6.

We will be hosting this special story time on Zoom! Register here, and a link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to your email with additional information.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
Wednesday July 7, 2021
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Mother Goose at Ellsworth McAfee Park
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a special edition of Mother Goose on the Loose, an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. 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. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Among Us
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you tried the awesome new game Among Us? Want some new friends to play with?  All participants will meet on Zoom where the game code will be shared.  You will need to download and set up this free game from your app store before we meet on Zoom.  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall.   Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Thursday July 8, 2021
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Music Mashup at Ellsworth McAfee Park
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a special edition of Music Mashup. Designed for children ages 2 through 5 and their whole family, this program invites children to explore movement through music, use instruments and other manipulatives, and enjoy a story or two together. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Teen Take and Make Leftovers Edition
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Stop by the library and grab a Take and Make bag!! All of the extra Take and Make bags from past Take and Make events are up for grabs!  Grab one of each craft or several of your favorite. Supplies and instructions for each craft are included in each bag. You may need some additional supplies such as scissors, a stapler, glue, a writing utensil and a glue gun. These crafts are designed for Teens in grades 6-12. Teen Take and Make kits will be in a bin in the Teen Room.

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
Friday July 9, 2021
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Toddler Time at Ellsworth McAfee
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee for a special edition of Toddler Time. This storytime is filled with age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities, and fingerplay that build your child's early literacy skills. For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult! No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
Monday July 12, 2021
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Virtual Endangered Species Trivia
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Brush up on your endangered species and join us for a virtual round of trivia!

Come as a team or on your own. We'll be using Zoom and Kahoot for the event. There will be a small prize for first place. Out of town teams are welcome to play, but prizes must be picked up at the library. Register here and invitations will be sent via email. Families welcome! 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Trigonometry for Beginners
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun Teen led crash course in trigonometry! As an added bonus participants will earn points for participation. The Teen with the most points at end of the 4 weeks will win a gift card! This is a 4 week Zoom program.  Registration is required.  Please only register if you can attend all 4 weeks. This program is recommended for Teens entering grades 6-8 in the fall. However, if you have studied fractions before, and have an understanding of right triangles, as well as multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction you are welcome to register.  The zoom link will be sent out the day of the event. Program dates: Mondays July 12th, 19th, 26th and August 2nd.

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Tuesday July 13, 2021
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Preschool Explorers at Ellsworth McAfee
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee for a special edition of Preschool Explorers. Join Ms. Carly for a storytime designed for preschoolers to explore a STEAM related concept through stories, songs, and an activity or demonstration. This program is best suited for children ages 4-5, although siblings and grown ups are welcome to join the fun if they'd like. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Crafternoon Kits
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Drop by the library every Tuesday afternoon to pick up the materials for a fun new art project!  Virtual Crafternoon videos will be posted on the library's YouTube channel and Facebook page each Tuesday for you to watch and craft along to!

Crafternoon kits available for pick up from 12-3 on Tuesdays or while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
 
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Library Field Day Games
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for a fun hour of fun and games!  We will be playing pool noodle tag, running a relay race, and some other fun social distancing games. This program is for all Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall.  Registration is required.  Space is limited.

In order for us to keep distance between participants, space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please note: All Teens will be required to wear masks, except where unsafe to do so, and distance from other participants for the duration of the program. This event will be cancelled in the event of rain and severe weather. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Wednesday July 14, 2021
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Mother Goose at Ellsworth McAfee Park
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a special edition of Mother Goose on the Loose, an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. 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. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Among Us
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you tried the awesome new game Among Us? Want some new friends to play with?  All participants will meet on Zoom where the game code will be shared.  You will need to download and set up this free game from your app store before we meet on Zoom.  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall.    Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Thursday July 15, 2021
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Music Mashup at Ellsworth McAfee Park
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a special edition of Music Mashup. Designed for children ages 2 through 5 and their whole family, this program invites children to explore movement through music, use instruments and other manipulatives, and enjoy a story or two together. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Virtual Minecraft Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Friday July 16, 2021
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Toddler Time at Ellsworth McAfee
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee for a special edition of Toddler Time. This storytime is filled with age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities, and fingerplay that build your child's early literacy skills. For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult! No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
Saturday July 17, 2021
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Music Mashup Remix on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us this Saturday outside the library for an engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5. We will use instruments, scarves, and other manipulatives while we read, dance to music, and make some noise! This is a remix of our weekly Music Mashup program with different songs and activities.

Space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events. This event will be cancelled in the event of rain and severe weather. 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
Monday July 19, 2021
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Lego Club on the Library Lawn
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us on the library lawn for a special outdoor Lego Club! Grab a Lego kit to build with. Try to complete our challenge of the week or free build. It's up to you!

In order for us to keep distance between families, space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and/or practice social distancing while participating in our events.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Monday, June 28, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Trigonometry for Beginners
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun Teen led crash course in trigonometry! As an added bonus participants will earn points for participation. The Teen with the most points at end of the 4 weeks will win a gift card! This is a 4 week Zoom program.  Registration is required.  Please only register if you can attend all 4 weeks. This program is recommended for Teens entering grades 6-8 in the fall. However, if you have studied fractions before, and have an understanding of right triangles, as well as multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction you are welcome to register.  The zoom link will be sent out the day of the event. Program dates: Mondays July 12th, 19th, 26th and August 2nd.

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Tuesday July 20, 2021
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Preschool Explorers at Ellsworth McAfee
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee for a special edition of Preschool Explorers. Join Ms. Carly for a storytime designed for preschoolers to explore a STEAM related concept through stories, songs, and an activity or demonstration. This program is best suited for children ages 4-5, although siblings and grown ups are welcome to join the fun if they'd like. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Crafternoon Kits
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Drop by the library every Tuesday afternoon to pick up the materials for a fun new art project!  Virtual Crafternoon videos will be posted on the library's YouTube channel and Facebook page each Tuesday for you to watch and craft along to!

Crafternoon kits available for pick up from 12-3 on Tuesdays or while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
 
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Virtual Minecraft Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
 
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PJ Storytime on ZOOM
6:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Get dressed in your pajama best and join Ms. Lindsay for a bedtime themed storytime. Bring your favorite stuffed animal and enjoy cozy stories to end the night right.

This program is intended for families with children ages 2 to 6.

We will be hosting this special story time on Zoom! Register here, and a link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to your email with additional information.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
Wednesday July 21, 2021
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Mother Goose at Ellsworth McAfee Park
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a special edition of Mother Goose on the Loose, an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. 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. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Virtual Animal Bingo!
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Join us for Bingo on Zoom! Stop by the library to pick up your Bingo card, then join our Zoom meeting for a chance to win! Families welcome! 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 9:45 AM     
 
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T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group) Virtual Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom - T.A.G. meets once a month to discuss all things Teen. T.A.G. plans Teen events and helps the Teen Librarian choose new materials for the Teen Room. Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall are welcome. Registration is required.  You will be emailed the Zoom link the day of the meeting.  

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Thursday July 22, 2021
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Music Mashup at Ellsworth McAfee Park
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a special edition of Music Mashup. Designed for children ages 2 through 5 and their whole family, this program invites children to explore movement through music, use instruments and other manipulatives, and enjoy a story or two together. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Science Experiments
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Time to get messy! We will be testing out some science experiments that are too messy to do inside.  Please dress appropriately in case of extra messiness! This program is for all Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall.  Registration is required.  Space is limited.

In order for us to keep distance between participants, space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please note: All Teens will be required to wear masks, except where unsafe to do so, and distance from other participants for the duration of the program. This event will be cancelled in the event of rain and severe weather. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Friday July 23, 2021
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Toddler Time at Ellsworth McAfee
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee for a special edition of Toddler Time. This storytime is filled with age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities, and fingerplay that build your child's early literacy skills. For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult! No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
Monday July 26, 2021
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Trigonometry for Beginners
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun Teen led crash course in trigonometry! As an added bonus participants will earn points for participation. The Teen with the most points at end of the 4 weeks will win a gift card! This is a 4 week Zoom program.  Registration is required.  Please only register if you can attend all 4 weeks. This program is recommended for Teens entering grades 6-8 in the fall. However, if you have studied fractions before, and have an understanding of right triangles, as well as multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction you are welcome to register.  The zoom link will be sent out the day of the event. Program dates: Mondays July 12th, 19th, 26th and August 2nd.

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Tuesday July 27, 2021
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Preschool Explorers on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us outside of the library for a special edition of Preschool Explorers. Join Ms. Carly for a special storytime designed for preschoolers to explore a STEAM related concept through stories, songs, and an activity or demonstration. This program is best suited for children ages 4-5, although siblings and grown ups are welcome to join the fun if they'd like.

In order for us to keep distance between families, space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Crafternoon Kits
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Drop by the library every Tuesday afternoon to pick up the materials for a fun new art project!  Virtual Crafternoon videos will be posted on the library's YouTube channel and Facebook page each Tuesday for you to watch and craft along to!

Crafternoon kits available for pick up from 12-3 on Tuesdays or while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
 
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Among Us
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have you tried the awesome new game Among Us? Want some new friends to play with?  All participants will meet on Zoom where the game code will be shared.  You will need to download and set up this free game from your app store before we meet on Zoom.  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall.   Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Wednesday July 28, 2021
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Mother Goose on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us outside of the library for a special edition of Mother Goose on the Loose, an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. 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.

In order for us to keep distance between families, space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 9:08 AM     
 
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Graphic Novel Book Chat
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Do you love graphic novels? We certainly do!  Join us for a fun talk about all thinkg graphic novels, comics and manga!  Have a great title you want to discuss? Great, we would love to hear about it!  All Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall are welcome! This event will take place on Zoom, the link will be sent the day of the event. Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Thursday July 29, 2021
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Music Mashup on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us outside of the library for a special edition of Music Mashup. Designed for children ages 2 through 5 and their whole family, this program invites children to explore movement through music, use instruments and other manipulatives, and enjoy a story or two together. 

In order for us to keep distance between families, space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and/or practice social distancing while participating in our events. This event will be cancelled in the event of rain and severe weather. 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Flying High Dogs at Ellsworth McAfee
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a performance you won't want to miss!

Mike Piazza is a multiple world finalist and world record holder in K-9 Frisbee and the current #1 Professional K-9 frisbee performer in the world. Join him and 4 of the most athletic Border Collies on the planet for a high-flying canine performance! Registration is requested

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be postponed or cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Virtual Minecraft Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Friday July 30, 2021
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Toddler Time on the Library Lawn
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us outside of the library for a special edition of Toddler Time. This storytime is filled with age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities, and fingerplay that build your child's early literacy skills. For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult! 

Space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events. This event will be postponed in the event of rain and severe weather. 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
Monday August 2, 2021
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Trigonometry for Beginners
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun Teen led crash course in trigonometry! As an added bonus participants will earn points for participation. The Teen with the most points at end of the 4 weeks will win a gift card! This is a 4 week Zoom program.  Registration is required.  Please only register if you can attend all 4 weeks. This program is recommended for Teens entering grades 6-8 in the fall. However, if you have studied fractions before, and have an understanding of right triangles, as well as multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction you are welcome to register.  The zoom link will be sent out the day of the event. Program dates: Mondays July 12th, 19th, 26th and August 2nd.

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Tuesday August 3, 2021
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Preschool Explorers at Ellsworth McAfee
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee for a special edition of Preschool Explorers. Join Ms. Carly for a storytime designed for preschoolers to explore a STEAM related concept through stories, songs, and an activity or demonstration. This program is best suited for children ages 4-5, although siblings and grown ups are welcome to join the fun if they'd like. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Crafternoon Kits
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

crafternoon

Drop by the library every Tuesday afternoon to pick up the materials for a fun new art project!  Virtual Crafternoon videos will be posted on the library's YouTube channel and Facebook page each Tuesday for you to watch and craft along to!

Crafternoon kits available for pick up from 12-3 on Tuesdays or while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
 
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Virtual Minecraft Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
 
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PJ Storytime on ZOOM
6:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Get dressed in your pajama best and join Ms. Lindsay for a bedtime themed storytime. Bring your favorite stuffed animal and enjoy cozy stories to end the night right.

This program is intended for families with children ages 2 to 6.

We will be hosting this special story time on Zoom! Register here, and a link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to your email with additional information.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
Wednesday August 4, 2021
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Mother Goose at Ellsworth McAfee Park
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a special edition of Mother Goose on the Loose, an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. 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. No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Among Us
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you tried the awesome new game Among Us? Want some new friends to play with?  All participants will meet on Zoom where the game code will be shared.  You will need to download and set up this free game from your app store before we meet on Zoom.  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Thursday August 5, 2021
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Music Mashup at Ellsworth McAfee Park

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee Park for a special edition of Music Mashup. Designed for children ages 2 through 5 and their whole family, this program invites children to explore movement through music, use instruments and other manipulatives, and enjoy a story or two together. 

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  (508) 393-5025 x.4  chil
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
 
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Teen Take and Make Painting kits
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Stop by the library and grab a Take and Make bag!! This month we are brushing up on our painting skills! Each Take and Make kit includes 1 5x7 canvas and a set of watercolor paints. This craft is designed for Teens in grades 6-12. Bags will be available in a bin in the Teen Room while supplies last.

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
Friday August 6, 2021
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Toddler Time at Ellsworth McAfee
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join us at Ellsworth McAfee for a special edition of Toddler Time. This storytime is filled with age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities, and fingerplay that build your child's early literacy skills. For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult! No registration required.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and practice social distancing while participating in our events.

This event will be cancelled in the case of rain or severe weather. Please sign up for our Children's Newsletter to be notified of event cancellations. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Ellsworth McAfee
Monday August 9, 2021
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Virtual Minecraft Club
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Tuesday August 10, 2021
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Fictional Animal Trivia on the Library Lawn
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Join us for a round of trivia about some of our favorite fictional furry, feathered, scaly, and slimy friends! Come as a team or on your own. There will be a small prize for first place. Families welcome! 

In order for us to keep distance between families, space is very limited at this program. If you no longer can make it, please let us know as  soon as possible so we can admit another interested party.

Please continue to help protect our town’s children until they are eligible for vaccines.  We respectfully request that you wear a mask and/or practice social distancing while participating in our events.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Among Us
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Have you tried the awesome new game Among Us? Want some new friends to play with?  All participants will meet on Zoom where the game code will be shared.  You will need to download and set up this free game from your app store before we meet on Zoom.  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall. Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Wednesday August 11, 2021
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Melican One School One Read Virtual Book Chat
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for a fun book chat about this year's One School One Read.  Share your thoughts and opinions.  All Teens entering grades 6-8 in the fall are welcome!  This event will take place on Zoom, the link will be sent the day of the event. Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Thursday August 12, 2021
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Virtual Minecraft Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Monday August 16, 2021
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Among Us
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have you tried the awesome new game Among Us? Want some new friends to play with?  All participants will meet on Zoom where the game code will be shared.  You will need to download and set up this free game from your app store before we meet on Zoom.  This program is for Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall. Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025 ext. 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Tuesday August 17, 2021
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Virtual Minecraft Club
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join our Virtual Minecraft Club! We will be meeting remotely on the library's Minecraft server. You must have your own Minecraft account to participate. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. We will be playing with Java edition for this program. Our server is now Bedrock Support Enabled, which means Bedrock account players are welcome to join us!! Instructions for accessing the library's Minecraft server from home will be emailed to you the day of the event. The best way to participate is on a PC. This club is for all students entering grades 6-12.  Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  508-393-5025 ext 7  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 12:01 AM     
Wednesday August 18, 2021
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T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group) Virtual Meeting
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Virtual Meeting via Zoom - T.A.G. meets once a month to discuss all things Teen. T.A.G. plans Teen events and helps the Teen Librarian choose new materials for the Teen Room. Teens entering grades 6-12 in the fall are welcome. Registration is required.  You will be emailed the Zoom link the day of the meeting.  

CONTACT:  Bonny Krantz  5083935025  bkrantz@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Virtual Meeting
Registration will begin on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

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