Monday July 16, 2018
misc_kidsreading1
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Summer Sprouts Story Time

For young children ages 0 to 3 years. Older siblings are always welcome to join in!

Join us for a fun session of stories, songs, fingerplays, instruments, and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills.

Please note, we have 2 sessions that are the same, one is at 10:15am and the other is at 11:00am.

There is no registration, HOWEVER, there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to check to see if there is still room available in the session.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For young children ages 0 to 3 years. Older siblings are always welcome to join in!

Join us for a fun session of stories, songs, fingerplays, instruments, and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills.

Please note, we have 2 sessions that are the same, one is at 10:15am and the other is at 11:00am.

There is no registration, HOWEVER, there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to check to see if there is still room available in the session.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
rec_scissors&glue
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Maker Mondays

For ages 5 to 11

Join us every Monday afternoon to make some kind of craft activity. It will be different each week. Drop by any time during the hour to create that week's project.

No registration required

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Craft Room

For ages 5 to 11

Join us every Monday afternoon to make some kind of craft activity. It will be different each week. Drop by any time during the hour to create that week's project.

No registration required

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

 
anim_dog_scottie
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Barks & Books with Prince

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Tuesday July 17, 2018
misc_kidsreading
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

Get your early literacy on and come on down for story time! There will be books, music, dancing, instruments, fingerplays and more. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

Get your early literacy on and come on down for story time! There will be books, music, dancing, instruments, fingerplays and more. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Movie Matinee

For all ages

Bring your blankets, sleeping bags and pillows and spread out on our meeting room floor to enjoy a classic family movie. Snacks and drinks are allowed. Some chairs will be provided.

Join us to watch Leap, a movie about two best friends who follow their dreams! This movie runs for 1 hour and 29 minutes, and is rated PG for some impolite humor and action.

Image result for leap movie

No registration required, just come and cool off and enjoy a film!

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

For all ages

Bring your blankets, sleeping bags and pillows and spread out on our meeting room floor to enjoy a classic family movie. Snacks and drinks are allowed. Some chairs will be provided.

Join us to watch Leap, a movie about two best friends who follow their dreams! This movie runs for 1 hour and 29 minutes, and is rated PG for some impolite humor and action.

Image result for leap movie

No registration required, just come and cool off and enjoy a film!

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
nat_stars
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Pajamarama Story Time

For ages 3 to 7 (younger siblings are always welcome)

Join Miss Heather for a rocking fun night time story time! Wear your pjs and sing, dance and listen to fun stories.

No registration required. Pajamas optional.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For ages 3 to 7 (younger siblings are always welcome)

Join Miss Heather for a rocking fun night time story time! Wear your pjs and sing, dance and listen to fun stories.

No registration required. Pajamas optional.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Wednesday July 18, 2018
school_chemistry2
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Little Einsteins

For ages 3 to 6.

Want your preschooler to have fun with science? Math? Engineering? Then come to this hands on program where each time we meet we focus on a different subject to explore. You never know what you'll learn next!

This program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required and begins on June 4th. Call the Children's desk or click on the Register button below to sign up.

CONTACT:  Heather Maganzini  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Craft Room
There are 8 spaces available.

For ages 3 to 6.

Want your preschooler to have fun with science? Math? Engineering? Then come to this hands on program where each time we meet we focus on a different subject to explore. You never know what you'll learn next!

This program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required and begins on June 4th. Call the Children's desk or click on the Register button below to sign up.

CONTACT:
  Heather Maganzini
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

There are 8 spaces available.

Thursday July 19, 2018
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fractured Fairy Tales: Goldilocks & the 3 Pigs

For ages 3 and up

Join actors from Kidstock as they present a mashup of Goldilocks AND The Three Little Pigs and have it performed by...members of the audience! Kids in the audience will be pulled out to help act out the show, with support from the Kidstock actors, of course. Come have a rollickingly interactive time with theater--fun for the participants and for everyone else, too!

This program has limited space. Pick up a FREE ticket at the Children's desk beginning on July 9th. Every "body" coming into the room needs a ticket. Limit of 6 tickets per person, and tickets may NOT be held via phone or email. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

For ages 3 and up

Join actors from Kidstock as they present a mashup of Goldilocks AND The Three Little Pigs and have it performed by...members of the audience! Kids in the audience will be pulled out to help act out the show, with support from the Kidstock actors, of course. Come have a rollickingly interactive time with theater--fun for the participants and for everyone else, too!

This program has limited space. Pick up a FREE ticket at the Children's desk beginning on July 9th. Every "body" coming into the room needs a ticket. Limit of 6 tickets per person, and tickets may NOT be held via phone or email. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Friday July 20, 2018
nat_leaf_green
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Fun Fridays: Fairy House Building

For all ages.

Come make a little house fit for a fairy out of items you find in nature! We will be using sticks, grass, rocks, and more! Feel free to bring your own materials or use some of ours.

Image result for fairy house

PLEASE NOTE:

- Each Family Fun Friday program is drop-in: NO tickets or sign up required, and will be held OUTSIDE behind the library. Our rainy location will be the library’s meeting room.

- To make these events even more fun, don’t forget to bring sunblock, picnic blankets, chairs, snacks and drinks!

- Parking is NOT allowed anywhere on the driveway to and from the Tewksbury State Hospital.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Outside

For all ages.

Come make a little house fit for a fairy out of items you find in nature! We will be using sticks, grass, rocks, and more! Feel free to bring your own materials or use some of ours.

Image result for fairy house

PLEASE NOTE:

- Each Family Fun Friday program is drop-in: NO tickets or sign up required, and will be held OUTSIDE behind the library. Our rainy location will be the library’s meeting room.

- To make these events even more fun, don’t forget to bring sunblock, picnic blankets, chairs, snacks and drinks!

- Parking is NOT allowed anywhere on the driveway to and from the Tewksbury State Hospital.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Outside

Monday July 23, 2018
misc_kidsreading1
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Summer Sprouts Story Time

For young children ages 0 to 3 years. Older siblings are always welcome to join in!

Join us for a fun session of stories, songs, fingerplays, instruments, and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills.

Please note, we have 2 sessions that are the same, one is at 10:15am and the other is at 11:00am.

There is no registration, HOWEVER, there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to check to see if there is still room available in the session.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For young children ages 0 to 3 years. Older siblings are always welcome to join in!

Join us for a fun session of stories, songs, fingerplays, instruments, and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills.

Please note, we have 2 sessions that are the same, one is at 10:15am and the other is at 11:00am.

There is no registration, HOWEVER, there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to check to see if there is still room available in the session.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
All Hands Drumming

For ages 5 to 11

Join Tony as he leads us in with heart-pounding beats in our drum circle with a variety of percussion instruments.

Image result for all hands drumming tony

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpYRupcihK4

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

For ages 5 to 11

Join Tony as he leads us in with heart-pounding beats in our drum circle with a variety of percussion instruments.

Image result for all hands drumming tony

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpYRupcihK4

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
anim_dog_scottie
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Barks & Books with Prince

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Tuesday July 24, 2018
misc_kidsreading
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

Get your early literacy on and come on down for story time! There will be books, music, dancing, instruments, fingerplays and more. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

Get your early literacy on and come on down for story time! There will be books, music, dancing, instruments, fingerplays and more. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
ent_filmproj
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Movie Matinee

For all ages

Bring your blankets, sleeping bags and pillows and spread out on our meeting room floor to enjoy a classic family movie. Snacks and drinks are allowed. Some chairs will be provided.

Join us for a classic, Paddington 2! This movie runs for 1 hour and 43 minutes, and is rated PG for some action and mild rude humor.

Image result for paddington 2

No registration required, just come and cool off and enjoy a film!

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

For all ages

Bring your blankets, sleeping bags and pillows and spread out on our meeting room floor to enjoy a classic family movie. Snacks and drinks are allowed. Some chairs will be provided.

Join us for a classic, Paddington 2! This movie runs for 1 hour and 43 minutes, and is rated PG for some action and mild rude humor.

Image result for paddington 2

No registration required, just come and cool off and enjoy a film!

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday July 25, 2018
ent_masks_color
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Acting Up with Reader's Theatre

For independently reading children ages 8 to 11. Kids will have the most success if they are comfortable reading out loud in front of a crowd. 

Join us as we create a short one-of-a-kind play based on a book. Attendees MUST BE ABLE TO COME TO BOTH SESSIONS: Wednesday, July 25th and Thursday, the 26th. Both sessions are from 10:30am – 12:00pm.

Today, we will read the book, put together our script, assign parts and rehearse.

The performance will be at 12:15pm on Thursday the 26th. All are welcome!

Limit of 12. Registration is required and begins on July 16th.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

For independently reading children ages 8 to 11. Kids will have the most success if they are comfortable reading out loud in front of a crowd. 

Join us as we create a short one-of-a-kind play based on a book. Attendees MUST BE ABLE TO COME TO BOTH SESSIONS: Wednesday, July 25th and Thursday, the 26th. Both sessions are from 10:30am – 12:00pm.

Today, we will read the book, put together our script, assign parts and rehearse.

The performance will be at 12:15pm on Thursday the 26th. All are welcome!

Limit of 12. Registration is required and begins on July 16th.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

 
anim_dog_scottie
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Barks & Books with Misty

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Misty on 2 Wednesdays per month. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Misty on 2 Wednesdays per month. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Thursday July 26, 2018
ent_masks_color
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Acting Up with Reader's Theatre

For independently reading children ages 8 to 11. Kids will have the most success if they are comfortable reading out loud in front of a crowd. 

Join us as we create a short one-of-a-kind play based on a book. Attendees MUST BE ABLE TO COME TO BOTH SESSIONS: Wednesday, July 25th and Thursday, the 26th. Both sessions are from 10:30am – 12:00pm.

Today, we will practice our lines and acting, work on our costumes, and put on our performance for everyone!

The performance will be at 12:15pm on Thursday the 26th. All are welcome!

Limit of 12. Registration is required and begins on July 16th.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

For independently reading children ages 8 to 11. Kids will have the most success if they are comfortable reading out loud in front of a crowd. 

Join us as we create a short one-of-a-kind play based on a book. Attendees MUST BE ABLE TO COME TO BOTH SESSIONS: Wednesday, July 25th and Thursday, the 26th. Both sessions are from 10:30am – 12:00pm.

Today, we will practice our lines and acting, work on our costumes, and put on our performance for everyone!

The performance will be at 12:15pm on Thursday the 26th. All are welcome!

Limit of 12. Registration is required and begins on July 16th.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
Performance of Acting Up with Readers Theatre!

For all ages. 

Come one, come all to Tewksbury's Acting Up with Readers Theatre performance held today for one time only! 

Doors open at 12:00, performance to begin at 12:15. Seating is first come, first served. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4490  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

For all ages. 

Come one, come all to Tewksbury's Acting Up with Readers Theatre performance held today for one time only! 

Doors open at 12:00, performance to begin at 12:15. Seating is first come, first served. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4490
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Friday July 27, 2018
nat_moon_full
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Fun Fridays: Bubble Day!

For all ages.

Come on down to Bubble Day!  We’ll be blowing bubbles and having fun.

Use some of our bubbles or bring your own. We welcome donations!

Image result for girl blowing bubbles clipart

PLEASE NOTE:

- Each Family Fun Friday program is drop-in: NO tickets or sign up required, and will be held OUTSIDE behind the library. Our rainy location will be the library’s meeting room.

- To make these events even more fun, don’t forget to bring sunblock, picnic blankets, chairs, snacks and drinks!

- Parking is NOT allowed anywhere on the driveway to and from the Tewksbury State Hospital.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Outside

For all ages.

Come on down to Bubble Day!  We’ll be blowing bubbles and having fun.

Use some of our bubbles or bring your own. We welcome donations!

Image result for girl blowing bubbles clipart

PLEASE NOTE:

- Each Family Fun Friday program is drop-in: NO tickets or sign up required, and will be held OUTSIDE behind the library. Our rainy location will be the library’s meeting room.

- To make these events even more fun, don’t forget to bring sunblock, picnic blankets, chairs, snacks and drinks!

- Parking is NOT allowed anywhere on the driveway to and from the Tewksbury State Hospital.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Outside

Monday July 30, 2018
misc_kidsreading1
10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Summer Sprouts Story Time

For young children ages 0 to 3 years. Older siblings are always welcome to join in!

Join us for a fun session of stories, songs, fingerplays, instruments, and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills.

Please note, we have 2 sessions that are the same, one is at 10:15am and the other is at 11:00am.

There is no registration, HOWEVER, there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to check to see if there is still room available in the session.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For young children ages 0 to 3 years. Older siblings are always welcome to join in!

Join us for a fun session of stories, songs, fingerplays, instruments, and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills.

Please note, we have 2 sessions that are the same, one is at 10:15am and the other is at 11:00am.

There is no registration, HOWEVER, there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to check to see if there is still room available in the session.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
rec_scissors&glue
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Maker Mondays

For ages 5 to 11

Join us every Monday afternoon to make some kind of craft activity. It will be different each week. Drop by any time during the hour to create that week's project.

No registration required

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Craft Room

For ages 5 to 11

Join us every Monday afternoon to make some kind of craft activity. It will be different each week. Drop by any time during the hour to create that week's project.

No registration required

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

Tuesday July 31, 2018
misc_kidsreading
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

Get your early literacy on and come on down for story time! There will be books, music, dancing, instruments, fingerplays and more. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

Get your early literacy on and come on down for story time! There will be books, music, dancing, instruments, fingerplays and more. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Museum of Science: Outwit the Elements

For kids entering grades 1 to 6 (ages 6 to 12)

Join educators from the Museum of Science as they teach you how to experiment with making a treehouse that would stand against the elements and also let you figure out how to guide a snowboarder to safety from an avalanche in their Blizzards: Outwit the Elements program. This will be a hands on experimentation session for all participants.

Each of the 2 sessions is limited to 30 participants each. Registration is REQUIRED and begins on July 23rd. Call the Children's desk to sign up or click on the Register button below.

This program is funded by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

For kids entering grades 1 to 6 (ages 6 to 12)

Join educators from the Museum of Science as they teach you how to experiment with making a treehouse that would stand against the elements and also let you figure out how to guide a snowboarder to safety from an avalanche in their Blizzards: Outwit the Elements program. This will be a hands on experimentation session for all participants.

Each of the 2 sessions is limited to 30 participants each. Registration is REQUIRED and begins on July 23rd. Call the Children's desk to sign up or click on the Register button below.

This program is funded by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

 
school_chemistry2
3:15 PM - 4:05 PM
Museum of Science: Outwit the Elements

For kids entering grades 1 to 6 (ages 6 to 12)

Join educators from the Museum of Science as they teach you how to experiment with making a treehouse that would stand against the elements and also let you figure out how to guide a snowboarder to safety from an avalanche in their Blizzards: Outwit the Elements program. This will be a hands on experimentation session for all participants.

Each of the 2 sessions is limited to 30 participants each. Registration is REQUIRED and begins on July 23rd. Call the Children's desk to sign up or click on the Register button below.

This program is funded by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

For kids entering grades 1 to 6 (ages 6 to 12)

Join educators from the Museum of Science as they teach you how to experiment with making a treehouse that would stand against the elements and also let you figure out how to guide a snowboarder to safety from an avalanche in their Blizzards: Outwit the Elements program. This will be a hands on experimentation session for all participants.

Each of the 2 sessions is limited to 30 participants each. Registration is REQUIRED and begins on July 23rd. Call the Children's desk to sign up or click on the Register button below.

This program is funded by the Friends of the Tewksbury Public Library

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

Wednesday August 1, 2018
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Summer Scientists

For ages 7 to 11.

Want to experiment with science? Calculate crazy math? Have fun engineering? Then come to this hands on program where each time we meet we focus on a different subject to explore. You never know what you'll learn next!

This program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required and begins on July 23rd. Call the Children's desk or click on the Register button below to sign up.

CONTACT:  Noelle Boc  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Craft Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

For ages 7 to 11.

Want to experiment with science? Calculate crazy math? Have fun engineering? Then come to this hands on program where each time we meet we focus on a different subject to explore. You never know what you'll learn next!

This program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required and begins on July 23rd. Call the Children's desk or click on the Register button below to sign up.

CONTACT:
  Noelle Boc
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Barks & Books with Misty

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Misty on 2 Wednesdays per month. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Misty on 2 Wednesdays per month. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Thursday August 2, 2018
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Fun Time in the Garden

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

Drop by the Community Garden out back for some fun activities!

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Outside

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

Drop by the Community Garden out back for some fun activities!

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Outside

Friday August 3, 2018
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Fun Fridays: Sprinkler Day

For all ages.

Wear your bathing suit and bring a towel! Join us for a fun day with a slip n' slide, a kiddie pool, and sprinklers.

This program will be held OUTSIDE behind the library ONLY if the weather permits, otherwise it will be cancelled.

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PLEASE NOTE:

- Each Family Fun Friday program is drop-in: NO tickets or sign up required, and will be held OUTSIDE behind the library. No rainy location for this program.

- To make these events even more fun, don’t forget to bring sunblock, picnic blankets, chairs, snacks and drinks!

- Parking is NOT allowed anywhere on the driveway to and from the Tewksbury State Hospital.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Outside

For all ages.

Wear your bathing suit and bring a towel! Join us for a fun day with a slip n' slide, a kiddie pool, and sprinklers.

This program will be held OUTSIDE behind the library ONLY if the weather permits, otherwise it will be cancelled.

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PLEASE NOTE:

- Each Family Fun Friday program is drop-in: NO tickets or sign up required, and will be held OUTSIDE behind the library. No rainy location for this program.

- To make these events even more fun, don’t forget to bring sunblock, picnic blankets, chairs, snacks and drinks!

- Parking is NOT allowed anywhere on the driveway to and from the Tewksbury State Hospital.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Outside

Monday August 6, 2018
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10:15 AM - 10:40 AM
Summer Sprouts Story Time

For young children ages 0 to 3 years. Older siblings are always welcome to join in!

Join us for a fun session of stories, songs, fingerplays, instruments, and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills.

Please note, we have 2 sessions that are the same, one is at 10:15am and the other is at 11:00am.

There is no registration, HOWEVER, there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to check to see if there is still room available in the session.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For young children ages 0 to 3 years. Older siblings are always welcome to join in!

Join us for a fun session of stories, songs, fingerplays, instruments, and gentle movement that help build early literacy skills.

Please note, we have 2 sessions that are the same, one is at 10:15am and the other is at 11:00am.

There is no registration, HOWEVER, there is limited space in the room. Please check in at the Children's desk upon arrival to check to see if there is still room available in the session.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Maker Mondays

For ages 5 to 11

Join us every Monday afternoon to make some kind of craft activity. It will be different each week. Drop by any time during the hour to create that week's project.

No registration required

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Craft Room

For ages 5 to 11

Join us every Monday afternoon to make some kind of craft activity. It will be different each week. Drop by any time during the hour to create that week's project.

No registration required

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Barks & Books with Prince

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Tuesday August 7, 2018
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Preschool Story Time

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

Get your early literacy on and come on down for story time! There will be books, music, dancing, instruments, fingerplays and more. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For ages 3 to 6. Older and younger siblings are always welcome.

Get your early literacy on and come on down for story time! There will be books, music, dancing, instruments, fingerplays and more. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Movie Matinee

For all ages

Bring your blankets, sleeping bags and pillows and spread out on our meeting room floor to enjoy a classic family movie. Snacks and drinks are allowed. Some chairs will be provided.

Rock out with Pixar's latest hit, Coco! This movie runs for 1 hour and 45 minutes, and is rated PG for thematic elements.

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No registration required, just come and cool off and enjoy a film!

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

For all ages

Bring your blankets, sleeping bags and pillows and spread out on our meeting room floor to enjoy a classic family movie. Snacks and drinks are allowed. Some chairs will be provided.

Rock out with Pixar's latest hit, Coco! This movie runs for 1 hour and 45 minutes, and is rated PG for thematic elements.

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No registration required, just come and cool off and enjoy a film!

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Pajamarama Story Time

For ages 3 to 7 (younger siblings are always welcome)

Join Miss Heather for a rocking fun night time story time! Wear your pjs and sing, dance and listen to fun stories.

No registration required. Pajamas optional.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For ages 3 to 7 (younger siblings are always welcome)

Join Miss Heather for a rocking fun night time story time! Wear your pjs and sing, dance and listen to fun stories.

No registration required. Pajamas optional.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Wednesday August 8, 2018
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Little Einsteins

For ages 3 to 6.

Want your preschooler to have fun with science? Math? Engineering? Then come to this hands on program where each time we meet we focus on a different subject to explore. You never know what you'll learn next!

This program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required and begins on June 4th. Call the Children's desk or click on the Register button below to sign up.

CONTACT:  Heather Maganzini  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Craft Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

For ages 3 to 6.

Want your preschooler to have fun with science? Math? Engineering? Then come to this hands on program where each time we meet we focus on a different subject to explore. You never know what you'll learn next!

This program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required and begins on June 4th. Call the Children's desk or click on the Register button below to sign up.

CONTACT:
  Heather Maganzini
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

Registration will begin on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM     

Thursday August 9, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Summer Sprouts Craft

For ages 18 months+ to 6 years.

Drop by this morning to make a fun craft with us! Limit of 1 craft per child, please.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Craft Room

For ages 18 months+ to 6 years.

Drop by this morning to make a fun craft with us! Limit of 1 craft per child, please.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  hmaganzini@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Craft Room

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Rock Out Dance Party

For ages 5 to 11. Older or younger siblings are always welcome!

Wear your rockstar clothes and come on down! We'll be dancing to classic dance tunes with Miss Noelle showing off the moves first and then we'll all boogie on down with her.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

For ages 5 to 11. Older or younger siblings are always welcome!

Wear your rockstar clothes and come on down! We'll be dancing to classic dance tunes with Miss Noelle showing off the moves first and then we'll all boogie on down with her.

No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Friday August 10, 2018
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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Summer Reading Club Party!

For ages 3 to 11.

Get ready to dance, get your face painted, play with bubbles and play games! Juggler & Entertainer Michael Menes of Maine will be here to send out our last Family Fun Friday of the summer with a bang.

Raffle prizes will be drawn (winner need NOT be present to win) and other summer reading prizes will be given out, including certificates!

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PLEASE NOTE:

- Each Family Fun Friday program is drop-in: NO tickets or sign up required, and will be held OUTSIDE behind the library. Our rainy location will be the library’s meeting room.

- To make these events even more fun, don’t forget to bring sunblock, picnic blankets, chairs, snacks and drinks!

- Parking is NOT allowed anywhere on the driveway to and from the Tewksbury State Hospital.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4490  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Outside

For ages 3 to 11.

Get ready to dance, get your face painted, play with bubbles and play games! Juggler & Entertainer Michael Menes of Maine will be here to send out our last Family Fun Friday of the summer with a bang.

Raffle prizes will be drawn (winner need NOT be present to win) and other summer reading prizes will be given out, including certificates!

 Image result for Michael Menes of Maine

PLEASE NOTE:

- Each Family Fun Friday program is drop-in: NO tickets or sign up required, and will be held OUTSIDE behind the library. Our rainy location will be the library’s meeting room.

- To make these events even more fun, don’t forget to bring sunblock, picnic blankets, chairs, snacks and drinks!

- Parking is NOT allowed anywhere on the driveway to and from the Tewksbury State Hospital.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4490
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Outside

Monday August 13, 2018
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Barks & Books with Prince

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Wednesday August 15, 2018
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Barks & Books with Misty

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Misty on 2 Wednesdays per month. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Misty on 2 Wednesdays per month. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Monday August 20, 2018
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Barks & Books with Prince

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room

Tuesday August 21, 2018
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Bully Proofing

For ages 5 to 11

Join Mr. Garofano from ATA Black Belt Academy to learn how to deal with bullies! Kids will learn how to not fall victim to bullies and what to do to help in a situation when a friend is getting bullied. An extremely valuable workshop for any student heading back to school!

Registration is REQUIRED and begins on August 13th. Sign up by clicking the register button below.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4490  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

For ages 5 to 11

Join Mr. Garofano from ATA Black Belt Academy to learn how to deal with bullies! Kids will learn how to not fall victim to bullies and what to do to help in a situation when a friend is getting bullied. An extremely valuable workshop for any student heading back to school!

Registration is REQUIRED and begins on August 13th. Sign up by clicking the register button below.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4490
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday August 22, 2018
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Stranger Danger

For ages 5 to 11

Join the ATA Black Belt Academy as they present this important workshop for the whole family. With the help of an interactive video, learn tips on getting away from strangers, properly answering the door & phone, family passwords, and more.

Registration is REQUIRED and begins on August 13th. Sign up by calling the Children's desk or through our online Events Calendar.

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4490  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

For ages 5 to 11

Join the ATA Black Belt Academy as they present this important workshop for the whole family. With the help of an interactive video, learn tips on getting away from strangers, properly answering the door & phone, family passwords, and more.

Registration is REQUIRED and begins on August 13th. Sign up by calling the Children's desk or through our online Events Calendar.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4490
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday August 27, 2018
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Barks & Books with Prince

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:  Children's Room  978-640-4496  nboc@tewksburypl.org
LOCATION: Story Time Room

For students reading INDEPENDENTLY in Grades K to 5

Kids (especially those struggling with reading) are invited to sign up for a one-on-one session with our service dog Prince on Mondays. Each session lasts for 15 minutes. Bring your own book or borrow one of ours to read. No other adults or children are allowed in the room during the session. This is a great way to build literacy confidence and fluency with a non-judgmental canine reading partner!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED and is available now!

Sign up for your 15 minute time slot by calling the Children’s Room Desk at 978.640.4496. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  978.640.4496
  nboc@tewksburypl.org

LOCATION: Story Time Room


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