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Friday October 20, 2017
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Baby Bounce
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Babies will enjoy a 20 minute program of rhymes, singing, body movements, songs and baby books on their paretns or caregiver's lap followed by a free play

Ages: 0 to 17 months

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Yoga for ages 3 and under
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ive Child International offers 30 minutes of yoga and midfulness for families with children sges 3 and under. Please bring your own mat or towel.

Ages: 3 and under with a Parent/Guardian

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Monthly Mystery
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you love mysteries? Use your decetive skills to help us solve one! Pick from a selection of great mystery books to talk about at our next meeting on November 3rd.

Ages: 8 to 12

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Robot Racers
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Use our robotics kit to experiment with making walking robots. We'll have a robot race, return them to their case, and the participants will get a small prize!

Suggested for ages 6 to 12

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Saturday October 21, 2017
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Lego and Construction Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with a hands-on activity with Legos and construction pieces during FREE PLAY. A building theme and teamwork is encouraged each Saturday by librarians for kids to expirement with. Parents may join in. Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). 

All materials are provided by the library

Ages: 12 and under

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Monday October 23, 2017
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Preschool Science Class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Science is all around! Learn some beginner science concepts with the help of books and fun activities! Your little scientist will also begin to explore technology, engineering and math skills!

Ages: Recommended for ages 3 to 5

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.

All ages welcome!

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Will they hatch today?
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

We have chicks eggs that arrived in the Children's Room in October. Hatching is expected between October 22-24. Visit any time to take a peep at the incubator and submit your egg-cellent name suggestions. Be sure to stop by the Children's Room at the Main Library on Mondays at 3:30 p.m. for more hatching info, chicken stories and egg fun! Submit your egg-cellent name suggestions any time.

For families of all ages

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Tuesday October 24, 2017
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use your imaginationto make Lego creations in the program room.

Ages: 4 to 12 with a caregiver

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln logs, Zoobs, Domino rally, or Marble run? 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

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved!
3:30 PM - 5:30 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

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Wednesday October 25, 2017
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Stuffed Animal Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for books, songs, parachute fun and more!

Ages: Best for 1 1/2 to 3 years old

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Craft Days - Show Your Creative Side and Decorate a Mask
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Create a mask using library craft supplies to make a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

All ages welcome

LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Flamenco for Kids with Master Dancer Isaac de los Reyes
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Flamenco offers many benefits to kids while they enjoy making noise with their feet! As part of Hispanic Heritage month we have two dance performers who will offer a class on Flamenco dancing followed by a professional performance. Edmy Ortiz is a fine artist at Three Sisters Art Studio and a Flamenco dancer Isaac de los Reyes who has traveled the world dancing joins her directly from Spain! 

Presented by Flamenco Worcester. Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library.

Ages: For all children and families

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Thursday October 26, 2017
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Paws to Read
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Read to our wonderful pet therapy dog, Bridget! Boost reading skills and confiedence! 

Space is limited, register at the Children's Room Help Desk

Ages: 12 and under

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Princess Party
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Disney princess will be joining us for a special program. She'll share stories, sing, and more! Come in your best princess dress!

Registration is required, please call 508-799-1687 to sign-up

Ages: Children and their families

Sponsored by: The Friends of the Worcester Public Library

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Craft Day - It's time For Glow in the Dark Slime
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

It's all the rage. Make your own glow in the dark slime just in time for Halloween.

All ages welcome

LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Thursday Night Chiller Theater at FPBL
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

We'll celebrate Halloween with teh 1954 monster film classic "The Creature From the Black Lagoon".

Rated G, 79 minutes, children under 12 bring an adult

Free, just drop in

Light snacks (Goldfish) provided by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Friday October 27, 2017
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Baby Bounce
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Babies will enjoy a 20 minute program of rhymes, singing, body movements, songs and baby books on their paretns or caregiver's lap followed by a free play

Ages: 0 to 17 months

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Yoga for ages 3 and under
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ive Child International offers 30 minutes of yoga and midfulness for families with children sges 3 and under. Please bring your own mat or towel.

Ages: 3 and under with a Parent/Guardian

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Monster Party
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Dress up in your favorite costume and join us for a monster party of crafts, snacks, and of course trick-or-treating in the library.

All ages welcome

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Saturday October 28, 2017
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Lego and Construction Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with a hands-on activity with Legos and construction pieces during FREE PLAY. A building theme and teamwork is encouraged each Saturday by librarians for kids to expirement with. Parents may join in. Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). 

All materials are provided by the library

Ages: 12 and under

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

Enjoy breakfast with us while we talk about our favorite books! We'll choose one MCBA-nominated book per month and chat about it over juice, chocolate milk and donughts. No need to read the book before attending - all are welcome

The Massachusetts Children's Book Award Program encourages children in the fourth, fifth and sixth 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.

Open to grades 4 through 6

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Art Lessons with Bayda
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join Bayda our local artist and Worcester Art Museum instructor whose popular art classes at the Library continue to be a hit program on Saturdays. The theme for this fall is dancing with Art inculding the art of animal charachters.

Ages: 7 to 12

Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Monday October 30, 2017
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Preschool Science Class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Science is all around! Learn some beginner science concepts with the help of books and fun activities! Your little scientist will also begin to explore technology, engineering and math skills!

Ages: Recommended for ages 3 to 5

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Trick-Or-Treat at the Library
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Come in costume and join us for a Halloween story, craft, and fun Trick-Or-Treat parade! 

Ages: Children ages 6 and under

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 yeard old to explore different textures, substances and tools.

We'll have moon sand, colored rice, toys and much more!

 

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Cinema at the Library: 'The Mummy'
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tom Cruise headlines a spectacular, all-new cinematic version of the legend that has fascinated cultures all over the world since the dawn of civilization: The Mummy. Rated PG-13.

Children under 13 must be accompanied by a caregiver

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Halloween Fun
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

It's Halloween time in the Children's room. Join us for a Boo-rific fun Halloween Party with spooky games, stories, and music.

You are welcome to dress-up.

Ages: 6 to 12

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Tuesday October 31, 2017
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use your imaginationto make Lego creations in the program room.

Ages: 4 to 12 with a caregiver

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Trick-or-Treat Stop
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Make the library a stop on your trick-or-treating route. Show off your costume and go on a quick "monster hunt" to earn candy! 

For all ages and their families

 

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Trick-or-Treat Stop
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Make the library a stop on your trick-or-treating route. Show off your costume and go on a quick "monster hunt" to earn candy! 

For all ages and their families

 

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Trick-or-Treat Stop
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Make the library a stop on your trick-or-treating route. Show off your costume and go on a quick "monster hunt" to earn candy! 

For all ages and their families

 

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Trick-or-Treat Stop
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Make the library a stop on your trick-or-treating route. Show off your costume and go on a quick "monster hunt" to earn candy! 

For all ages and their families

 

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Craft Day - Enjoy a Halloween Treat and Make a Glowing Spider Web
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us for Halloween treat while making a Glowing Spider Web, the perfect decoration for your room

All ages welcome

LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln logs, Zoobs, Domino rally, or Marble run? 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

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved!
3:30 PM - 5:30 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

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Wednesday November 1, 2017
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Stuffed Animal Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for books, songs, parachute fun and more!

Ages: Best for 1 1/2 to 3 years old

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Thursday November 2, 2017
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Rad Robots: Robotics demo with local community member and former engineer Howard Drake
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you crazy about cyborgs? Bonkers for bionics? Join us for a robotics demonstration as we learn about robots built from LEGO "Mindstorms" kits, a color detecting, line following robot, and talking turtle robots. We'll learn what skills are required to build a robot, then interact with the robots ourselves! Make sure to try the ultrasonic sensor (echo location) on the robots -- it's the coolest!

Ages: 7+ and their families

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Friday November 3, 2017
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Baby Bounce
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Babies will enjoy a 20 minute program of rhymes, singing, body movements, songs and baby books on their paretns or caregiver's lap followed by a free play

Ages: 0 to 17 months

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Yoga for ages 3 and under
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ive Child International offers 30 minutes of yoga and midfulness for families with children sges 3 and under. Please bring your own mat or towel.

Ages: 3 and under with a Parent/Guardian

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Monthly Mystery
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Do you love a good mystery book? Use your detective skills and help us find the clues for solving a puzzling story.

Ages: 8 to 12

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Saturday November 4, 2017
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Lego and Construction Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with a hands-on activity with Legos and construction pieces during FREE PLAY. A building theme and teamwork is encouraged each Saturday by librarians for kids to expirement with. Parents may join in. Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). 

All materials are provided by the library

Ages: 12 and under

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Monday November 6, 2017
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Preschool Science Class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Science is all around! Learn some beginner science concepts with the help of books and fun activities! Your little scientist will also begin to explore technology, engineering and math skills!

Ages: Recommended for ages 3 to 5

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Tuesday November 7, 2017
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use your imaginationto make Lego creations in the program room.

Ages: 4 to 12 with a caregiver

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln logs, Zoobs, Domino rally, or Marble run? 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

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved!
3:30 PM - 5:30 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

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Wednesday November 8, 2017
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Stuffed Animal Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for books, songs, parachute fun and more!

Ages: Best for 1 1/2 to 3 years old

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Make! With Technocopia: Vinyl Sticker Edition
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Have you ever wondered what a makerspace is? Are you fascinated with the idea of a FabLab? Join us for a maker fair and vinyl sticker workshop with Travis from Technocopia to discover the wonders of DIY technology! We'll learn about all the different tools in a makerspace, including 3D printers, laser cutters and vinyl sticker machines. Then we'll get to make stickers of our own! We'll also make our own buttons and 3D doodle designs. Makers unite!

All materials provided; ages 7+ and their families

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Thursday November 9, 2017
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Sensory Storytime
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sensory Storytime is an interactive and educational program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children with sensory integration challenges. It combines books, songs, movement, and activities ensuring that all children have a chance to learn pre-literacy skills.

Ages: 2 to 6

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Game Day
2:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Join you friends playing library board games such as Connect 4, Scrabble, Pictureka, Uno or bring one of your own to share!

All ages welcome

LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
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Paws to Read
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Read to our wonderful pet therapy dog, Bridget! Boost reading skills and confiedence! 

Space is limited, register at the Children's Room Help Desk

Ages: 12 and under

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Make! With Technocopia: Vinyl Sticker Edition
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Have you ever wondered what a makerspace is? Are you fascinated with the idea of a FabLab? Join us for a maker fair and vinyl sticker workshop with Travis from Technocopia to discover the wonders of DIY technology! We'll learn about all the different tools in a makerspace, including 3D printers, laser cutters and vinyl sticker machines. Then we'll get to make stickers of our own! We'll also make our own buttons and 3D doodle designs. Makers unite!

All materials provided; ages 7+ and their families

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Friday November 10, 2017
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Monday November 13, 2017
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Preschool Science Class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Science is all around! Learn some beginner science concepts with the help of books and fun activities! Your little scientist will also begin to explore technology, engineering and math skills!

Ages: Recommended for ages 3 to 5

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Tuesday November 14, 2017 - Thursday November 16, 2017
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Baby Chicks!
12:00 AM

Expected hatch date: Chick it out! Our incubated eggs are expected to hatch anytime between November 14-16. Come in beforehand, beginning October 26, to take a peep at the egg observatory and to submit your egg-cellent name suggestions. Names will be drawn randomly.

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Baby Chicks!
12:00 AM

Expected hatch date: Chick it out! Our incubated eggs are expected to hatch anytime between November 14-16. Come in beforehand, beginning October 26, to take a peep at the egg observatory and to submit your egg-cellent name suggestions. Names will be drawn randomly.

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Tuesday November 14, 2017
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use your imaginationto make Lego creations in the program room.

Ages: 4 to 12 with a caregiver

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Make! With Technocopia: Vinyl Sticker Edition
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Have you ever wondered what a makerspace is? Are you fascinated with the idea of a FabLab? Join us for a maker fair and vinyl sticker workshop with Travis from Technocopia to discover the wonders of DIY technology! We'll learn about all the different tools in a makerspace, including 3D printers, laser cutters and vinyl sticker machines. Then we'll get to make stickers of our own! We'll also make our own buttons and 3D doodle designs. Makers unite!

All materials provided; ages 7+ and their families

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln logs, Zoobs, Domino rally, or Marble run? 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

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved!
3:30 PM - 5:30 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

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Wednesday November 15, 2017
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Stuffed Animal Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for books, songs, parachute fun and more!

Ages: Best for 1 1/2 to 3 years old

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Thursday November 16, 2017
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Breakfast Club
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Come in for a book club and breakfast! We'll choose one Massachusetts Children's Book Award nominated book per month and talk about it over juice, chocolate milk and doughnuts.

The Massachusetts Children's Book Award Program encourages children in the fourth, fifth, and sisth grades to read great books. It also gives children a chance to voice thei opinion and choose the book they think deserves to be named the MCBA book of the year.

Open to grades 4 through 6

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Movie Matinee - Free Birds
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Description: Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history and get turkey off the Thanksgiving menu for good.

Rated PG

All ages welcome

LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Make! With Technocopia: Vinyl Sticker Edition
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Have you ever wondered what a makerspace is? Are you fascinated with the idea of a FabLab? Join us for a maker fair and vinyl sticker workshop with Travis from Technocopia to discover the wonders of DIY technology! We'll learn about all the different tools in a makerspace, including 3D printers, laser cutters and vinyl sticker machines. Then we'll get to make stickers of our own! We'll also make our own buttons and 3D doodle designs. Makers unite!

All materials provided; ages 7+ and their families

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Thursday Night Holiday Cinema at FPBL
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

We'll celebrate Thanksgiving with a screening of the 1952 holiday film classic "Plymouth Adventure". 

Rated: NR, 105 minutes, children nder 12 bring an adult

Free, just drop-in

Light snacks courtesy of the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Friday November 17, 2017
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Baby Bounce
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Babies will enjoy a 20 minute program of rhymes, singing, body movements, songs and baby books on their paretns or caregiver's lap followed by a free play

Ages: 0 to 17 months

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Yoga for ages 3 and under
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Ive Child International offers 30 minutes of yoga and midfulness for families with children sges 3 and under. Please bring your own mat or towel.

Ages: 3 and under with a Parent/Guardian

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Video Games in the Library!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us on Fun Fridays and play our monthly video games with your friends, on the big screen!

Ages: 6 to 12

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Saturday November 18, 2017
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Lego and Construction Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with a hands-on activity with Legos and construction pieces during FREE PLAY. A building theme and teamwork is encouraged each Saturday by librarians for kids to expirement with. Parents may join in. Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). 

All materials are provided by the library

Ages: 12 and under

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

Enjoy breakfast with us while we talk about our favorite books! We'll choose one MCBA-nominated book per month and chat about it over juice, chocolate milk and donughts. No need to read the book before attending - all are welcome

The Massachusetts Children's Book Award Program encourages children in the fourth, fifth and sixth 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.

Open to grades 4 through 6

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Art Lessons with Bayda
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join Bayda our local artist and Worcester Art Museum instructor whose popular art classes at the Library continue to be a hit program on Saturdays. The theme for this fall is dancing with Art inculding the art of animal charachters.

Ages: 7 to 12

Sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Monday November 20, 2017
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Preschool Science Class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Science is all around! Learn some beginner science concepts with the help of books and fun activities! Your little scientist will also begin to explore technology, engineering and math skills!

Ages: Recommended for ages 3 to 5

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Tuesday November 21, 2017
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use your imaginationto make Lego creations in the program room.

Ages: 4 to 12 with a caregiver

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln logs, Zoobs, Domino rally, or Marble run? 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

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved!
3:30 PM - 5:30 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

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Wednesday November 22, 2017
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Stuffed Animal Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for books, songs, parachute fun and more!

Ages: Best for 1 1/2 to 3 years old

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Game On!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Friday November 24, 2017
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Baby Bounce
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Babies will enjoy a 20 minute program of rhymes, singing, body movements, songs and baby books on their paretns or caregiver's lap followed by a free play

Ages: 0 to 17 months

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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Saturday November 25, 2017
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Lego and Construction Play
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Develop literacy and critical thinking skills with a hands-on activity with Legos and construction pieces during FREE PLAY. A building theme and teamwork is encouraged each Saturday by librarians for kids to expirement with. Parents may join in. Supports STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). 

All materials are provided by the library

Ages: 12 and under

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Tuesday November 28, 2017
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use your imaginationto make Lego creations in the program room.

Ages: 4 to 12 with a caregiver

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Game On!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Roosevelt Branch
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misc_none
Construction Club - New and Improved
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you like Legos, Lincoln logs, Zoobs, Domino rally, or Marble run? 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

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Construction Club - New and Improved!
3:30 PM - 5:30 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

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Stuffed Animal Storytime
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for books, songs, parachute fun and more!

Ages: Best for 1 1/2 to 3 years old

LOCATION: Children's Room - Main Library
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Burncoat Branch
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misc_none
Game On!
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Weekly Game On program alternates between Just Dance (all ages) and Minecraft Mania (ages 8 to 17)

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Thursday November 30, 2017
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Craft Day - Make and Take a Special Craft
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Craft to be announced

LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
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Make and Take
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us at the library for an amazing activity that you can take home with you!

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Make-n-Take: Putting the 'Art' in STEAM!
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is an innovative approach to education and everyday learning that promotes hands-on problem-solving and experimental methods. But let's not forget that it can be creative and FUN! We'll use a variety of STEAM-inspired tools like 3D pens, spriographs, and maker kits to create a one-of-a-kind craft.

All ages welcome

 

LOCATION: Goddard Branch
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Tuesday December 5, 2017
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use your imaginationto make Lego creations in the program room.

Ages: 4 to 12 with a caregiver

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Saturday December 9, 2017
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Breakfast Club
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Enjoy breakfast with us while we talk about our favorite books! We'll choose one MCBA-nominated book per month and chat about it over juice, chocolate milk and donughts. No need to read the book before attending - all are welcome

The Massachusetts Children's Book Award Program encourages children in the fourth, fifth and sixth 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.

Open to grades 4 through 6

LOCATION: Tatnuck Branch
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Tuesday December 12, 2017
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use your imaginationto make Lego creations in the program room.

Ages: 4 to 12 with a caregiver

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Thursday December 14, 2017
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Game Day
2:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Join you friends playing library board games such as Connect 4, Scrabble, Pictureka, Uno or bring one of your own to share!

All ages welcome

LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
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Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Use your imaginationto make Lego creations in the program room.

Ages: 4 to 12 with a caregiver

LOCATION: Frances Perkins Branch
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Thursday December 21, 2017
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Movie Matinee - Home Alone
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Description: An 8 year old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidently left home by his family during Christmas vacation..

Rated PG

All ages welcome

LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
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Thursday December 28, 2017
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Room Reserved - Children's
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Saxe Room - Main Library
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Craft Day - Make and Take a Special Craft
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Craft to be announced

LOCATION: Great Brook Valley Branch
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