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Tuesday November 13, 2018
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Lego 'n' More Constructive Playtime
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids ages 4-12 can enjoy an open-ended constructive playtime using Legos, Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, and trains!

Build solo or buddy up and work on a team project! 

*Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Festively Fall Crafternoons - Star Spangled Wreaths
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate different fall holidays each week by creating a fun and unique seasonal craft. Ages 6 and up. While supplies last

Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. at the Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt and Tatnuck Branch Libraries

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Festively Fall Crafternoons - Star Spangled Wreaths
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate different fall holidays each week by creating a fun and unique seasonal craft. Ages 6 and up. While supplies last

Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. at the Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt and Tatnuck Branch Libraries

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Festively Fall Crafternoons - Star Spangled Wreaths
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate different fall holidays each week by creating a fun and unique seasonal craft. Ages 6 and up. While supplies last

Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. at the Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt and Tatnuck Branch Libraries

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
 
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Festively Fall Crafternoons - Star Spangled Wreaths
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate different fall holidays each week by creating a fun and unique seasonal craft. Ages 6 and up. While supplies last

Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. at the Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt and Tatnuck Branch Libraries

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
Wednesday November 14, 2018
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Autumn Songfest with Musician Jeannie Mack
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sing and clap along with Jeannie in celebration of the autumn season! Listen along as she tells stories about falling leaves, pumpkins, and Thanksgiving Day!

Ages: 2 to 6

*Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Slime Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ages 8 and up are invited to a special slime workshop with artist Mandy Roberge. Supports STEAM (science, technology, engineering, math, and art.) 

*This program was made possible by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
Thursday November 15, 2018
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Craft Day! Make an Indian Corn Pin or Magnet
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Come join us for a fun filled "Crafternoon" at the GBV branch where you can make an Indian Corn Pin or Magnet to keep for yourself or give as a gift!

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  GBV Branch    
LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
Friday November 16, 2018
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Movie Matinee: Incredibles 2 at the Goddard and Tatnuck Branches
4:00 PM - 6:05 PM

Watch this newly released DVD on the big screen. Refreshments provided

For families of all ages

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Movie Matinee: Incredibles 2 at the Tatnuck and Goddard Branches
4:00 PM - 6:05 PM

Watch this newly released DVD on the big screen. Refreshments provided

For families of all ages

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
Saturday November 17, 2018
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LEGOS
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. Your structure may be featured in our Lego display case. All materials are provided by the library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Weekly Playgroup
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you have a child between the ages of birth and 4 years old? Are you looking to help them be "school ready"? Drop by the Worcester Family Partnership's playgroup for crafts, songs, stories, and social play.

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Movie Matinee: Incredibles 2
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Elastigirl is on a mission to save the world from the evil villain Screenslaver, but she will need help from the rest of her family, including baby Jack-Jack. Movie includes several scenes with flashing lights.

 A small snack will be provided. Rated PG

Ages: Families with children 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Movie Matinee: Incredibles 2 at the Burncoat and Roosevelt Branches
3:00 PM - 5:05 PM

Drive-in movies! Arrive @ 2:30 if you'd like to make a "car" box to sit in while you enjoy the film. Bring your own pillows and blankets to make your "car" cozy while you watch this newly released DVD on the big screen.

Refreshments will be provided

For families of all ages

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Movie Matinee: Incredibles 2 at the Roosevelt and Burncoat Branches
3:00 PM - 5:05 PM

Drive-in movies! Arrive @ 2:30 if you'd like to make a "car" box to sit in while you enjoy the film. Bring your own pillows and blankets to make your "car" cozy while you watch this newly released DVD on the big screen.

Refreshments will be provided

For families of all ages

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
Monday November 19, 2018
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Terrific Toddlers! Learn and Play Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You're growing so fast so let's celebrate terrific you and all you are learning to do!

Songs, stories, playtime, and more!

Ages: 1 1/2 to 3 years old with a caregiver

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Construction Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Magna Tiles, or K'Nex? Choose from a variety of materials each week as you visit different building stations. Bring a friend! Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)! 

All ages welcome

 

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Construction Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Magna Tiles, or K'Nex? Choose from a variety of materials each week as you visit different building stations. Bring a friend! Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)! 

All ages welcome

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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Lego 'n' More Constructive Playtime
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids ages 4-12 can enjoy an open-ended constructive playtime using Legos, Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, and trains!

Build solo or buddy up and work on a team project! 

*Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Craft Day! Make a Pinecone Turkey
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

It's time for another fun and exciting "Crafternoon" at the GBV Branch. Come join us to make a Pinecone Turkey to decorate for your Thanksgiving table.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  GBV Branch    
LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
 
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Festively Fall Crafternoons - Thanksgiving Potholders & Magic Rainbow Leaves
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate different fall holidays each week by creating a fun and unique seasonal craft. Ages 6 and up. While supplies last

Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. at the Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt and Tatnuck Branch Libraries

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
 
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Festively Fall Crafternoons - Thanksgiving Potholders & Magic Rainbow Leaves
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate different fall holidays each week by creating a fun and unique seasonal craft. Ages 6 and up. While supplies last

Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. at the Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt and Tatnuck Branch Libraries

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Festively Fall Crafternoons - Thanksgiving Potholders & Magic Rainbow Leaves
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate different fall holidays each week by creating a fun and unique seasonal craft. Ages 6 and up. While supplies last

Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. at the Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt and Tatnuck Branch Libraries

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Festively Fall Crafternoons - Thanksgiving Potholders & Magic Rainbow Leaves
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate different fall holidays each week by creating a fun and unique seasonal craft. Ages 6 and up. While supplies last

Tuesdays @ 4 p.m. at the Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt and Tatnuck Branch Libraries

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
Saturday November 24, 2018
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LEGOS
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. Your structure may be featured in our Lego display case. All materials are provided by the library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Native American Nature Tales with master storyteller Diane Edgecomb
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Native American Nature Tales brings to life tribal myths and legends of the animals and birds of North America. Ranging from the humorous to the heart-felt, these stories celebrate native culture and its strong links to the natrual world. We learn an Abenaki canoeing song, explore over seven different animals in the Northwest legend of Loon's Song and discover why America is called Turtle Island. Join one of England's favorite storytellers, Diane Edgecomb as these rich stories create a colorful weave embracing all of nature. 

Ages: Families with children ages 4 and up

*Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Saxe Room - Main Library
Monday November 26, 2018
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Terrific Toddlers! Learn and Play Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You're growing so fast so let's celebrate terrific you and all you are learning to do!

Songs, stories, playtime, and more!

Ages: 1 1/2 to 3 years old with a caregiver

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Sensory Play
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Sensory Play is an interactive program for children birth to 5 years old to explore different textures, substances and tools. We'll have moon sand, colored rice, toys and much more!

 

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Construction Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Magna Tiles, or K'Nex? Choose from a variety of materials each week as you visit different building stations. Bring a friend! Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)! 

All ages welcome

 

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Construction Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Magna Tiles, or K'Nex? Choose from a variety of materials each week as you visit different building stations. Bring a friend! Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)! 

All ages welcome

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
Tuesday November 27, 2018
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Lego 'n' More Constructive Playtime
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids ages 4-12 can enjoy an open-ended constructive playtime using Legos, Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, and trains!

Build solo or buddy up and work on a team project! 

*Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
Wednesday November 28, 2018
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Bwana Iguana Reptile Show
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join reptile enthusiast Ray Ward for a reptile meet and greet! Ray is a member of the National Geographic Society and the first president of the Rhode Island Herpetological Association. An avid reptile lover, he has owned and cared for all kinds of tetrapods since his youth. Learn about these various vertebrates and their environments...and see them for yourself!

*This program was made possible by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

For families of all ages

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
Thursday November 29, 2018
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Movie Matinee: My Pet Dinosaur
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Come join us for an afternoon movie. We will be watching My Pet Dinosaur. Rated G

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  GBV Branch    
LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
 
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3D Doodling
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Try our 3D printing pens! We will provide the materials and you provide the creativity to draw your own 3-dimensional creation! 

Ages: 6 to 12

*Please register at the Children's Welcome Desk, there are 2 time slots available: 4:00pm and 4:30pm

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Friday November 30, 2018
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Baby Bounce
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Get your little one bouncing and singing in this storytime just for babies with rhymes, songs, stories, bounces and fingerplays.

Ages: 0 to 18 months

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday December 1, 2018
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Weekly Playgroup
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you have a child between the ages of birth and 4 years old? Are you looking to help them be "school ready"? Drop by the Worcester Family Partnership's playgroup for crafts, songs, stories, and social play.

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
Monday December 3, 2018
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Terrific Toddlers!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You're growing so fast so let's celebrate terrific you and all you are learning to do! Songs, stories, playtime, and more! Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: Toddlers 1 & 1/2 to 3 years old with a caregiver

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Family Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

We will explore themes through rhymes, stories, books and crafts.

Children of all ages are welcome

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Construction Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Magna Tiles, or K'Nex? Choose from a variety of materials each week as you visit different building stations. Bring a friend! Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)! 

All ages welcome

 

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Construction Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Magna Tiles, or K'Nex? Choose from a variety of materials each week as you visit different building stations. Bring a friend! Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)! 

All ages welcome

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Make and Take - Origami
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Practice folding paper to make your own unique creations

Ages: 6 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Tuesday December 4, 2018
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Lego 'n' More Constructive Playtime
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids ages 4-12 can enjoy an open-ended constructive playtime using Legos, Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, and trains!

Build solo or buddy up and work on a team project! 

*Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Fuzzy Gingerbread Wreaths & Snowy Tree Signs
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Fuzzy Gingerbread Wreaths & Snowy Tree Signs
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Fuzzy Gingerbread Wreaths & Snowy Tree Signs
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Fuzzy Gingerbread Wreaths & Snowy Tree Signs
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
Wednesday December 5, 2018
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Preschool Free-Play Exploration
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fun, interactive stations are set up with activities that encourage early literacy, motor skill development, curiosity, and play! 

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: 3 to 5

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
Thursday December 6, 2018
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GAME DAY!
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

gather your friends and join us at the library to get unplugged and play some old fashioned games

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  GBV Branch    
LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
 
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Chanukah Story Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for the story of Chanukah, and to learn more about this celebration. The program will include a story, art, game-playing and more!

Presented by Chani Fofelman of the Central Mass Chabad for families with kids 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Friday December 7, 2018
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Santa Visit
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Santa Claus is coming to town! Children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa* and take a magical photo. Please bring your own camera. Numbers to see Santa will be handed out upon arrival. Free and open to all! Program time and space is limited.

*Santa's visit at the Main Library will include a dramatic read-aloud by Santa, traditional holiday caroling, and a craft.

**Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

For ages 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Baby Bounce
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Get your little one bouncing and singing in this storytime just for babies with rhymes, songs, stories, bounces, and fingerplays.

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather

Ages: 0 to 17 months old

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Gingerbread Houses
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Build your own gingerbread house -- and then decorate your masterpiece with candy! 

Space is limited (while supplies last).

For children and teens of all ages, and their families

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Yarn Art Workshop - Rolling Pin Art
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We'd like to invite you and your friends to join our art with yarn workshops. These projects will have you using yarn in creative new ways.

Ages: 7 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday December 8, 2018
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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The Breakfast Club
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Grades 4-6; come talk about your favorite MCBA-nominated books. You do not need to read the books prior to attending; just show up and we'll chat about them over juice and Dunkin Donuts!

The Massachusetts Children's Boo Award Program encourages children in the 4th, 5th, and 6th grades to read great books. It also gives children a chance to voice their opinion and choose the book they think deserves to be named the MCBA book of the year.

*This series was made possible by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Weekly Playgroup
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you have a child between the ages of birth and 4 years old? Are you looking to help them be "school ready"? Drop by the Worcester Family Partnership's playgroup for crafts, songs, stories, and social play.

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
Monday December 10, 2018
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Terrific Toddlers!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You're growing so fast so let's celebrate terrific you and all you are learning to do! Songs, stories, playtime, and more! Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: Toddlers 1 & 1/2 to 3 years old with a caregiver

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Family Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

We will explore themes through rhymes, stories, books and crafts.

Children of all ages are welcome

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Construction Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Magna Tiles, or K'Nex? Choose from a variety of materials each week as you visit different building stations. Bring a friend! Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)! 

All ages welcome

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Gingerbread Houses
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Build your own gingerbread house -- and then decorate your masterpiece with candy! 

Space is limited (while supplies last).

For children and teens of all ages, and their families

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Talk it up! Book Group
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you excited to read a new book and share your thoughts? Come join our monthly Talk It Up group to make new friends and discover new books.

Refreshments will be provided

Ages: 9 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Tuesday December 11, 2018
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Lego 'n' More Constructive Playtime
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids ages 4-12 can enjoy an open-ended constructive playtime using Legos, Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, and trains!

Build solo or buddy up and work on a team project! 

*Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Craft Day! Create a Woodland Snowman
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Come join us for a fun filled "Crafternoon" at the GBV branch where you can make aWoodland Snowman to decorate your house

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  GBV Branch    
LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Sand Art Gingerbread Men & Holiday Magic Scratches
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Sand Art Gingerbread Men & Holiday Magic Scratches
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Sand Art Gingerbread Men & Holiday Magic Scratches
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Sand Art Gingerbread Men & Holiday Magic Scratches
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
Wednesday December 12, 2018
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Preschool Free-Play Exploration
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fun, interactive stations are set up with activities that encourage early literacy, motor skill development, curiosity, and play! 

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: 3 to 5

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
Thursday December 13, 2018
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Movie Matinee Double Feature: How the Grinch Stole Christmas and the Polar Express
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM

Come join us for an afternoon double feature movie matinee. We will be watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas and The Polar Express

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  GBV Branch    
LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
Friday December 14, 2018
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Baby Bounce
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Get your little one bouncing and singing in this storytime just for babies with rhymes, songs, stories, bounces, and fingerplays.

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather

Ages: 0 to 17 months old

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Gingerbread Houses
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Build your own gingerbread house -- and then decorate your masterpiece with candy!

For children and teens of all ages and their families

*Two sessions available 3:00pm to 3:50pm or 4:00pm to 4:50pm 

**Space is limited, please call 508-799-1687 to reserve your spot

 

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch  508-799-1687  
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Friday Fun & Games - Bingo
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Test your luck at this game favorite and possibly go home with a prize

Ages: 6 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday December 15, 2018
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Weekly Playgroup
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you have a child between the ages of birth and 4 years old? Are you looking to help them be "school ready"? Drop by the Worcester Family Partnership's playgroup for crafts, songs, stories, and social play.

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Movie Matinee: A Wrinkle in Time
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Meg and Charles travel across dimensions to find their scientist father with the help of Meg's friend, Calvin, and three mysterious travelers. Based on the novel by Madeleine L'Engle. A small snack will be provided. Rated PG

Ages: Families with children under 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Santa Visit
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Santa Claus is coming to town! Children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa* and take a magical photo. Please bring your own camera. Numbers to see Santa will be handed out upon arrival. Free and open to all! Program time and space is limited.

**Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

For ages 12 and under

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
Monday December 17, 2018
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Terrific Toddlers!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You're growing so fast so let's celebrate terrific you and all you are learning to do! Songs, stories, playtime, and more! Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: Toddlers 1 & 1/2 to 3 years old with a caregiver

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Family Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

We will explore themes through rhymes, stories, books and crafts.

Children of all ages are welcome

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Construction Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Magna Tiles, or K'Nex? Choose from a variety of materials each week as you visit different building stations. Bring a friend! Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)! 

All ages welcome

 

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Construction Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln Logs, Keva Planks, Magna Tiles, or K'Nex? Choose from a variety of materials each week as you visit different building stations. Bring a friend! Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)! 

All ages welcome

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Tween Crafternoons
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tweens are invited to spend an afternoon creating sticker art, coloring, puzzling and more. Snacks will be provided. No younger sibilings allowed please smiley

Ages: 9 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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Lego 'n' More Constructive Playtime
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids ages 4-12 can enjoy an open-ended constructive playtime using Legos, Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, and trains!

Build solo or buddy up and work on a team project! 

*Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Craft Day! Make a Kaleidoscope
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Come join us for a fun filled "Crafternoon" at the GBV branch where you can make and decorate your very own Kaleidoscope!

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  GBV Branch    
LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
 
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Gingerbread Houses
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Build your own gingerbread house -- and then decorate your masterpiece with candy! 

Space is limited (while supplies last).

For children and teens of all ages, and their families

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Polar Express Adventure
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come in your pajamas and join in the fun as your elf librarians host a fun-filled Polar Express adventure! Cozy on up with hot cocoa and cookies, and take home your very own jingle bell after a reading of award winning book The Polar Express. Parents don't forget your cameras.

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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Preschool Free-Play Exploration
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fun, interactive stations are set up with activities that encourage early literacy, motor skill development, curiosity, and play! 

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: 3 to 5

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Santa Visit
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Santa Claus is coming to town! Children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa* and take a magical photo. Please bring your own camera. Numbers to see Santa will be handed out upon arrival. Free and open to all! Program time and space is limited.

**Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

For ages 12 and under

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
Thursday December 20, 2018
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Craft Day! Create a Snowglobe
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Come join us for a fun filled "Crafternoon" at the GBV branch where you can create and decorate your very own Snow Globe!

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  GBV Branch    
LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
 
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Polar Express Party
3:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Come watch the Polar Express, have a seasonal treat, and hot chocolate! In the Polar Express a young boy takes a magical journey to the North Pole. Rated G

Children of all ages and their families are welcome

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
 
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Gingerbread Houses
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Build your own gingerbread house -- and then decorate your masterpiece with candy! 

Space is limited (while supplies last).

For children and teens of all ages, and their families

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
Friday December 21, 2018
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Baby Bounce
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Get your little one bouncing and singing in this storytime just for babies with rhymes, songs, stories, bounces, and fingerplays.

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather

Ages: 0 to 17 months old

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Winter Craft Workshop
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us and make a beautiful winter ornament with lots of love and lots of glitter as a gift for your favorite person

Ages: 6 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday December 22, 2018
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Weekly Playgroup
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you have a child between the ages of birth and 4 years old? Are you looking to help them be "school ready"? Drop by the Worcester Family Partnership's playgroup for crafts, songs, stories, and social play.

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
Wednesday December 26, 2018
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Tanglewood Marionettes presents Hansel and Gretel
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Hansel and Gretel is based on the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, and features melodies from the Humperdinck Opera. As the tale unfolds, Hansel and Gretel must call upon their inner reserves and learn new methods to overcome the challenges they encounter while lost in the woods. 

Ages: Families with children ages 12 and under

*Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Saxe Room - Main Library
 
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Craft Day! Drop in Winter Crafts
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Come join us for a fun filled "Crafternoon" at the GBV branch where you can create and decorate your very own special winter crafts! 

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  GBV Branch    
LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
 
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Relax and play video games! XBox games alternate weekly between Sonic Mania Plus and Just Dance. Both games are rated E for everyone.

All ages welcome

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
Thursday December 27, 2018
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Retro Fun Remix: The 90's
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Retro Remix has returned! Come travel back in time to the 1990's! We'll celebrate all things from the 90's with games, sampling retro food, and more! Drop in!

Ages: 7 to 12

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Cinema at the Library: The House with a Clock in Its Walls
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

A young orphan moves to Michigan to live with his uncle Jonathan, a warlock. There he discovers the existence of a magical device capable of ending the world, a clock. With the help of his uncle he needs to find the clock and save the world.

Rated PG

Adults must be accompanied by a child

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
Friday December 28, 2018
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Super Epic Dog Man Fun
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

If you are an epic Dog Man book fan, join us as we celebrate the newest book release, Dog Man: Brawl of the Wild. We will discuss the series, have trivia and prizes, decorate a Petey cookie, and you could have the chance at being one of the first kids to check out the new book!

Ages: 7 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Movie
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Follow Charlie and his grandpa Joe on their exciting adventure inside a very special chocolate factory. Will you find the lucky golden ticket in YOUR bar of chocolate? Join us and see! Based on the book by Roald Dahl. Rated PG

Ages: Families with children under 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday December 29, 2018
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Princess Ariel
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for an enchanting time with Princess Ariel! She will tell a story, sing songs, and then meet with every individual child. Don't forget to bring a camera to capture the magical moment!

All ages welcome

*Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Weekly Playgroup
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you have a child between the ages of birth and 4 years old? Are you looking to help them be "school ready"? Drop by the Worcester Family Partnership's playgroup for crafts, songs, stories, and social play.

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
Monday December 31, 2018
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Sensory Play
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Sensory Play is an interactive program for children birth to 5 years old to explore different textures, substances and tools. We'll have moon sand, colored rice, toys and much more!

 

CONTACT:  Frances Perkins Branch    
LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
Friday January 4, 2019
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Yarn Art Workshop - Squiggle Art
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We'd like to invite you and your friends to join our art with yarn workshops. These projects will have you using yarn in creative new ways.

Ages: 7 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday January 5, 2019
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Monday January 7, 2019
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Terrific Toddlers!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You're growing so fast so let's celebrate terrific you and all you are learning to do! Songs, stories, playtime, and more! Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: Toddlers 1 & 1/2 to 3 years old with a caregiver

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Talk it up! Book Group
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you excited to read a new book and share your thoughts? Come join our monthly Talk It Up group to make new friends and discover new books.

Refreshments will be provided

Ages: 9 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Tuesday January 8, 2019
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Snow Slime
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Snow Slime
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Snow Slime
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Snow Slime
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
Wednesday January 9, 2019
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Preschool Free-Play Exploration
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fun, interactive stations are set up with activities that encourage early literacy, motor skill development, curiosity, and play! 

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: 3 to 5

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Thursday January 10, 2019
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Paws to Read
3:25 PM - 4:30 PM

Boost reading skills and confidence by reading to Bridgette, our certified pet therapy dog.

Ages: 5 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Friday January 11, 2019
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Baby Bounce
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Get your little one bouncing and singing in this storytime just for babies with rhymes, songs, stories, bounces, and fingerplays.

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather

Ages: 0 to 17 months old

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Friday Fun & Games - Minute To Win It
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Test your skills with these fun, minute-long challenges and maybe even win a prize

Ages: 6 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday January 12, 2019
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Monday January 14, 2019
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Terrific Toddlers!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You're growing so fast so let's celebrate terrific you and all you are learning to do! Songs, stories, playtime, and more! Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: Toddlers 1 & 1/2 to 3 years old with a caregiver

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Make and Take - 3D Doodler Pens
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Draw your own 3-dimensional creations

Ages: 6 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Tuesday January 15, 2019
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Snowflake Necklaces & Winter Ornaments
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Snowflake Necklaces & Winter Ornaments
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Snowflake Necklaces & Winter Ornaments
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Snowflake Necklaces & Winter Ornaments
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
Wednesday January 16, 2019
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Preschool Free-Play Exploration
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fun, interactive stations are set up with activities that encourage early literacy, motor skill development, curiosity, and play! 

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: 3 to 5

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Friday January 18, 2019
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Baby Bounce
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Get your little one bouncing and singing in this storytime just for babies with rhymes, songs, stories, bounces, and fingerplays.

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather

Ages: 0 to 17 months old

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday January 19, 2019
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Tuesday January 22, 2019
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Tissue Paper Snowmen
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Tissue Paper Snowmen
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Tissue Paper Snowmen
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Tissue Paper Snowmen
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
Wednesday January 23, 2019
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Preschool Free-Play Exploration
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fun, interactive stations are set up with activities that encourage early literacy, motor skill development, curiosity, and play! 

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: 3 to 5

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Thursday January 24, 2019
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Paws to Read
3:25 PM - 4:30 PM

Boost reading skills and confidence by reading to Bridgette, our certified pet therapy dog.

Ages: 5 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Friday January 25, 2019
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Baby Bounce
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Get your little one bouncing and singing in this storytime just for babies with rhymes, songs, stories, bounces, and fingerplays.

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather

Ages: 0 to 17 months old

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday January 26, 2019
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Monday January 28, 2019
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Terrific Toddlers!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You're growing so fast so let's celebrate terrific you and all you are learning to do! Songs, stories, playtime, and more! Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: Toddlers 1 & 1/2 to 3 years old with a caregiver

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Tween Crafternoons
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tweens are invited to spend an afternoon creating sticker art, coloring, puzzling and more. Snacks will be provided. No younger sibilings allowed please smiley

Ages: 9 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Tuesday January 29, 2019
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Polar Paw Cookie Decorating
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Burncoat Branch    
LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Polar Paw Cookie Decorating
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Roosevelt Branch    
LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Polar Paw Cookie Decorating
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Goddard Branch    
LOCATION: Goddard Branch
 
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Winter Wonderland Crafternoons - Polar Paw Cookie Decorating
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brrrr, it's cold out there! Warm up in the library with weekly seasonal arts and crafts.

Ages 6 and up (while supplies last)

 

CONTACT:  Tatnuck Branch    
LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
Wednesday January 30, 2019
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Preschool Free-Play Exploration
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fun, interactive stations are set up with activities that encourage early literacy, motor skill development, curiosity, and play! 

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: 3 to 5

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Friday February 1, 2019
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Baby Bounce
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Get your little one bouncing and singing in this storytime just for babies with rhymes, songs, stories, bounces, and fingerplays.

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather

Ages: 0 to 17 months old

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Yarn Art Workshop - Woven Hearts
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

We'd like to invite you and your friends to join our art with yarn workshops. These projects will have you using yarn in creative new ways.

Ages: 7 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday February 2, 2019
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Monday February 4, 2019
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Terrific Toddlers!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You're growing so fast so let's celebrate terrific you and all you are learning to do! Songs, stories, playtime, and more! Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: Toddlers 1 & 1/2 to 3 years old with a caregiver

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Talk it up! Book Group
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Are you excited to read a new book and share your thoughts? Come join our monthly Talk It Up group to make new friends and discover new books.

Refreshments will be provided

Ages: 9 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Wednesday February 6, 2019
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Preschool Free-Play Exploration
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fun, interactive stations are set up with activities that encourage early literacy, motor skill development, curiosity, and play! 

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: 3 to 5

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Thursday February 7, 2019
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Paws to Read
3:25 PM - 4:30 PM

Boost reading skills and confidence by reading to Bridgette, our certified pet therapy dog.

Ages: 5 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Friday February 8, 2019
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Baby Bounce
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Get your little one bouncing and singing in this storytime just for babies with rhymes, songs, stories, bounces, and fingerplays.

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather

Ages: 0 to 17 months old

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Friday Fun & Games - Board Games
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Test your strategy playing a favorite game or try something new from our selection of board games available.

Ages: 6 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday February 9, 2019
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Monday February 11, 2019
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Terrific Toddlers!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

You're growing so fast so let's celebrate terrific you and all you are learning to do! Songs, stories, playtime, and more! Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: Toddlers 1 & 1/2 to 3 years old with a caregiver

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
 
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Make and Take - Crazy Painting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Use anything except paint brushes to paint your own creation

Ages: 6 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Wednesday February 13, 2019
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Preschool Free-Play Exploration
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Fun, interactive stations are set up with activities that encourage early literacy, motor skill development, curiosity, and play! 

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather.

Ages: 3 to 5

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Friday February 15, 2019
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Room Reserved - Children's
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Saxe Room - Main Library
 
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Baby Bounce
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Get your little one bouncing and singing in this storytime just for babies with rhymes, songs, stories, bounces, and fingerplays.

Storytimes will be cancelled if the Worcester Public Schools cancel or delay classes due to inclement weather

Ages: 0 to 17 months old

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday February 16, 2019
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Thursday February 21, 2019
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Paws to Read
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Boost reading skills and confidence by reading to Bridgette, our certified pet therapy dog.

Ages: 5 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Saturday February 23, 2019
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Lego and Construction Free Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with Legos during our weekly FREE PLAY time. All materials are provided by the Library. 

Ages: 12 and under

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Monday February 25, 2019
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Tween Crafternoons
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tweens are invited to spend an afternoon creating sticker art, coloring, puzzling and more. Snacks will be provided. No younger sibilings allowed please smiley

Ages: 9 to 12

CONTACT:  Children's Room    
LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
Friday March 15, 2019
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Room Reserved - Children's
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Banx Room - Main Library

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