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Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Read to Finnegan
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Finnegan the Dog

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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Read to Finnegan
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Finnegan the Dog

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 3 spaces available.
Tuesday September 4, 2018
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Just 4s and 5s (Morning Session)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Carly for some stories and a craft/activity.

Grown-ups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 ext. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Just 4s and 5s (Afternoon Session)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Carly for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grown-ups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 ext. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Wednesday September 5, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Read to Finnegan
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Finnegan the Dog

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 3 spaces available.
Thursday September 6, 2018
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Henry Knox Trail Celebration!
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

During the American Revolution, Colonel Henry Knox formed an expedition to transport sixty tons of brass and iron weaponry from Fort Ticonderoga, down the Hudson River, over the Berkshire hills and across Massachusetts to Boston. Did you know that Northborough is a stop on the Henry Knox Trail?

Join Knox descendant Mary Ames Mitchell as she travels the trail to Northborough for a reading of her book, Henry’s Big Kaboom, a brief discussion, and a sing-a-long. For preschool-aged children and their caregivers. No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Music Mashup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday September 7, 2018
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Toddler Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Crafternoon - Grandparent's Day!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

Drop in to create a card with the beautiful poem “A Grandchild’s Hand

that you can share with your grandparent or special adult in honor of

Grandparent’s Day (Sunday, September 9th).

No registration necessary.

 

 

CONTACT:  Children's Services Staff  508-393-5025 ext 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Saturday September 8, 2018
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Saturday Storytime: Color Me A Story
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Saturday Stories is a family program for busy parents who cannot attend our weekly story times. 

Drop in for a quick story and color a themed coloring page.

For families with children ages 2 through 6.

No registration required.

 
CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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STEAM Workshop: Marshmallow Catapults
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This 3-week STEAM workshop will be led by an intrepid high school volunteer! 

Kids will learn about engineering as they build marshmallow catapults.

For children in grades 3 through 5.

Registration is required.

 
CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 12:02 PM     
Tuesday September 11, 2018
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Just 4s and 5s (Morning Session)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Carly for some stories and a craft/activity.

Grown-ups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 ext. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Just 4s and 5s (Afternoon Session)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Carly for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grown-ups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 ext. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Lego Club
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Legos

Drop in to create with our huge collection of Legos! 

Complete our challenge of the day or use our idea books to make your own structures which can be shared in the display cases.

All are welcome!

No registration required.

 
CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 ext. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Wednesday September 12, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday September 13, 2018
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Music Mashup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday September 14, 2018
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Applefest Family Magic Show
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Celebrate Applefest with the Brenner Family Magic Show!

Learn about live animals and prepare to be amazed when they magically disappear!

You might even be picked to be part of the show!

For families. Registration required.

 
CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday September 15, 2018
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Saturday Storytime: Brunch Storytime
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Saturday Stories is a family program for busy parents who cannot attend our weekly story times.

Drop in for fun books, silly songs and enjoy a snack. In honor of Applefest, this month we’ll have cider donuts and apple cider. 

For families with children ages 2 through 6.

Registration is requested.

 
 
CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 12:00 AM     
Monday September 17, 2018
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Chew On This Book Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Kids in grades 3 through 5 are invited to choose and read a book that fits our monthly theme. When we meet, kids will tell the group about their book and we will explore common themes.

While we ‘chew’ on the books, we’ll chew on a delicious themed or seasonal snack, too! The theme for September is BANNED BOOKS; a list of book suggestions is available at the library. We will be chewing on cider donuts and apple cider.

Registration is required.

 
CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Tuesday September 18, 2018
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Just 4s and 5s (Morning Session)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Carly for some stories and a craft/activity.

Grown-ups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 ext. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Just 4s and 5s (Afternoon Session)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Carly for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grown-ups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 ext. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Wednesday September 19, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday September 20, 2018
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Music Mashup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Beginning Reader Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

This book club is for newly independent readers to practice reading out loud by working through a story together in a small group.

Best suited to kindergarten-aged children. Parents and caregivers will remain outside of the room for this independent book club.

Books will be available to check out in advance in the Children's Room.

Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 12 spaces available.
Friday September 21, 2018
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Toddler Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday September 22, 2018
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Saturday Storytime: Color Me A Story
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

crayons

Saturday Stories is a family program for busy parents who cannot attend our weekly story times. 

Drop in for a quick story and color a themed coloring page.

For families with children ages 2 through 6.

No registration required.

 
CONTACT:  Children's Services Department  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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STEAM Workshop: Elephant Toothpaste
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This 3-week STEAM workshop will be led by an intrepid high school volunteer! 

Kids will learn about chemistry as they make elephant toothpaste.

For children in grades 3 through 5.

Registration is required.

 
CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 12:00 PM     
Tuesday September 25, 2018
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Just 4s and 5s (Morning Session)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Carly for some stories and a craft/activity.

Grown-ups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 ext. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
 
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Just 4s and 5s (Afternoon Session)
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

A storytime with a little independence

Join Ms. Carly for some stories and a craft/activity.

This is a "repeat performance" of the morning session to allow morning preschoolers  a chance to attend a library storytime.

Grown-ups remain outside our program room for this storytime.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 ext. 4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Wednesday September 26, 2018
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Mother Goose on the Loose
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Mother Goose on the Loose
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the LooseA special storytime for our littlest patrons! Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program for children ages birth through 2 years. Come join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays! We will use musical instruments, puppets, and other props to further children's early learning skills.
 
For ages birth to 2 yrs. w/ caregiver.
 
No registration required.
            
CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Read to Finnegan
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Finnegan the Dog

Sign up to read to our very special “read” dog!

Finnegan is trained to sit with children and listen to them read.  This kind of support from lovable puppies

can foster your child’s self-confidence, build reading skills, and it’s just plain fun!

Choose a 15-minute time slot by clicking on the Register button below.

Because of greatly increased interest in this program, we ask that only children who are reading independently register.  Call the library to inquire about time for our younger patrons who cannot read on their own.  Thank you!

 

CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
There are 3 spaces available.
Thursday September 27, 2018
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Music Mashup
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 

An engaging and interactive program developed for families with children ages 2 through 5.  

We will use instruments, scarves, and other toys while we read, dance to music, and make some noise!

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday September 28, 2018
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Toddler Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

 

Enjoy age- and developmentally-appropriate stories, songs, movement activities and fingerplay

as we build your child's early literacy skills.

For children ages 2 and 3 years old with a favorite adult!  

No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Katrina  508-393-5025 x.4  kireland@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday September 29, 2018
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STEAM Workshop: Film Canister Rocket
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This 3-week STEAM workshop will be led by an intrepid high school volunteer! 

Kids will learn about engineering and chemistry as they build film canister rockets.

For children in grades 3 through 5.

Registration is required.

 
CONTACT:  Children's Room Staff  508-393-5025 x.4  childrens@northboroughlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM     

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