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Saturday January 28, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday Storytime ~ Dog Stories

Saturday Storytime: Dog Stories – Ages 3 to 7:  Saturday, January 28 at 10:30

Join some awesome teen volunteers for fun stories about Dogs!

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 18 spaces available.

Saturday Storytime: Dog Stories – Ages 3 to 7:  Saturday, January 28 at 10:30

Join some awesome teen volunteers for fun stories about Dogs!

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 18 spaces available.

 
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7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Harvard Friends of the Arts Present: Aine Minogue

Aine is a hugely talented "Irish harpist [who] combines a hypnotic Celtic spirituality and contemporary sophistication in her playing and delicately lovely singing" - Boston Globe

Free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:00pm. Show starts at 7:30pm.

Seating is limited and must be reserved online in advance. Masks will be required per order of the HPL Trustees. 

Further information: https://aineminogue.com/about

CONTACT: Harvard Friends of the Arts  friendsofHPL4@gmail.com
LOCATION: Harvard Public Library ~ Volunteers Hall

Aine is a hugely talented "Irish harpist [who] combines a hypnotic Celtic spirituality and contemporary sophistication in her playing and delicately lovely singing" - Boston Globe

Free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:00pm. Show starts at 7:30pm.

Seating is limited and must be reserved online in advance. Masks will be required per order of the HPL Trustees. 

Further information: https://aineminogue.com/about

CONTACT:
  Harvard Friends of the Arts
  
   friendsofHPL4@gmail.com

LOCATION: Harvard Public Library ~ Volunteers Hall


Monday January 30, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 46 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 46 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Stories for 4's & 5's

Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7 and their caregivers, features a few longer, more complex picturebook stories and some fun fingerplays and songs.  Enrollment is limited to 30 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 27 spaces available.

Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7 and their caregivers, features a few longer, more complex picturebook stories and some fun fingerplays and songs.  Enrollment is limited to 30 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 27 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Book Gobblers Book Group for 1st & 2nd Graders

In this read-aloud book discussion group, Abby reads a story aloud to the group, then we discuss the book together.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 9 spaces available.

In this read-aloud book discussion group, Abby reads a story aloud to the group, then we discuss the book together.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 9 spaces available.

Tuesday January 31, 2023
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
6th Grade Book Group

The 6th Grade Book is: The Bookwanderers by Anna James.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.  

We will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  We can get you a copy of the book in print format and/or in audiobook format (either on CD or in e-audio format)!

Book group members should read OR listen to at least half (but preferably all!) of the book prior to the group meeting.

 

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 5 spaces available.

The 6th Grade Book is: The Bookwanderers by Anna James.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.  

We will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  We can get you a copy of the book in print format and/or in audiobook format (either on CD or in e-audio format)!

Book group members should read OR listen to at least half (but preferably all!) of the book prior to the group meeting.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 5 spaces available.

Wednesday February 1, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 24 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 22 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 24 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 22 spaces available.

 
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3:35 PM - 4:30 PM
LEGO Club

LEGO Club – Grades K - 6:  Wednesday, February 1 from 3:45 to 4:30 PM

Come have fun building LEGO creations with other Harvard LEGO fans!  Participants can use the library-owned LEGO bricks to build creative models.  Creative building is encouraged, and the library will have various LEGO books available for inspiration.  LEGO Club is supervised by teen volunteers.

Registration is required – enrollment is limited to 12 children in Grades K through 6.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org`
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 3 spaces available.

LEGO Club – Grades K - 6:  Wednesday, February 1 from 3:45 to 4:30 PM

Come have fun building LEGO creations with other Harvard LEGO fans!  Participants can use the library-owned LEGO bricks to build creative models.  Creative building is encouraged, and the library will have various LEGO books available for inspiration.  LEGO Club is supervised by teen volunteers.

Registration is required – enrollment is limited to 12 children in Grades K through 6.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org`

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 3 spaces available.

Thursday February 2, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 45 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 45 spaces available.

Friday February 3, 2023
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Family Movie Night: The Bad Guys

Family Movie Night at the HPL!

Come enjoy the movie The Bad Guys (rated PG).

Registration is required!  Attendance is limited to 100 total attendees.  All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the movie (note that the library is closed during the movie, and only Volunteers Hall will be available during the movie).

Please note that the library will not be providing snacks.

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 82 spaces available.

Family Movie Night at the HPL!

Come enjoy the movie The Bad Guys (rated PG).

Registration is required!  Attendance is limited to 100 total attendees.  All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the movie (note that the library is closed during the movie, and only Volunteers Hall will be available during the movie).

Please note that the library will not be providing snacks.

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 82 spaces available.

Monday February 6, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 45 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 45 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Stories for 4's & 5's

Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7 and their caregivers, features a few longer, more complex picturebook stories and some fun fingerplays and songs.  Enrollment is limited to 30 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 30 spaces available.

Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7 and their caregivers, features a few longer, more complex picturebook stories and some fun fingerplays and songs.  Enrollment is limited to 30 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
3rd Grade Book Group

The 3rd Grade Book is: School Ship Tobermory by Alexander McCall Smith.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.  

We will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  We can get you a copy of the book in print format and/or in audiobook format (either on CD or in e-audio format)!

Book group members should read OR listen to at least half (but preferably all!) of the book prior to the group meeting.

 

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 10 spaces available.

The 3rd Grade Book is: School Ship Tobermory by Alexander McCall Smith.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.  

We will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  We can get you a copy of the book in print format and/or in audiobook format (either on CD or in e-audio format)!

Book group members should read OR listen to at least half (but preferably all!) of the book prior to the group meeting.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Tuesday February 7, 2023
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Write Stuff for 4th through 6th Graders

This low-key, supportive, once-monthly writing group is for kids in grades 4 through 6 who love to write.  We talk books and writing, do some fun writing exercises, and share as much (or as little!) of our writing with each other as time allows.  Writing group membership is limited to 12 children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students to keep the group size small.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room

This low-key, supportive, once-monthly writing group is for kids in grades 4 through 6 who love to write.  We talk books and writing, do some fun writing exercises, and share as much (or as little!) of our writing with each other as time allows.  Writing group membership is limited to 12 children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students to keep the group size small.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room


Wednesday February 8, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 24 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 24 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 24 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Toe Jam Puppet Band Winter Show

Toe Jam Puppet Band Winter Show – All Ages: Wednesday, February 8 from 2:00 to 2:45 PM

Toe Jam Puppet Band is the fun family band for kids and their parents too! 

Toe Jam Puppet Band’s unique musical performances are very interactive and theatrical.  Audience members of all ages are encouraged to sing and dance along with Toe Jam as they entertain with a unique combination of original songs and interactive storytelling. 

Get ready for a Car Wash, watch out for the Flying Laundry and be prepared to laugh with glee, Toe Jam style!

Come have a great time laughing together with your family and friends!

Registration is required!  Attendance is limited to 100 total attendees.

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 88 spaces available.

Toe Jam Puppet Band Winter Show – All Ages: Wednesday, February 8 from 2:00 to 2:45 PM

Toe Jam Puppet Band is the fun family band for kids and their parents too! 

Toe Jam Puppet Band’s unique musical performances are very interactive and theatrical.  Audience members of all ages are encouraged to sing and dance along with Toe Jam as they entertain with a unique combination of original songs and interactive storytelling. 

Get ready for a Car Wash, watch out for the Flying Laundry and be prepared to laugh with glee, Toe Jam style!

Come have a great time laughing together with your family and friends!

Registration is required!  Attendance is limited to 100 total attendees.

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 88 spaces available.

Thursday February 9, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 44 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 44 spaces available.

Monday February 13, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 45 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 45 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Stories for 4's & 5's

Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7 and their caregivers, features a few longer, more complex picturebook stories and some fun fingerplays and songs.  Enrollment is limited to 30 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 30 spaces available.

Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7 and their caregivers, features a few longer, more complex picturebook stories and some fun fingerplays and songs.  Enrollment is limited to 30 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
4th Grade Book Group

The 4th Grade Book is: The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.  

We will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  We can get you a copy of the book in print format and/or in audiobook format (either on CD or in e-audio format)!

Book group members should read OR listen to at least half (but preferably all!) of the book prior to the group meeting.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 10 spaces available.

The 4th Grade Book is: The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.  

We will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  We can get you a copy of the book in print format and/or in audiobook format (either on CD or in e-audio format)!

Book group members should read OR listen to at least half (but preferably all!) of the book prior to the group meeting.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Tuesday February 14, 2023
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
5th Grade Book Group

The 5th Grade Book is: El Deafo by Cece Bell.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.  

We will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  We can get you a copy of the book in print format and/or in audiobook format (either on CD or in e-audio format)!

Book group members should read OR listen to at least half (but preferably all!) of the book prior to the group meeting.

 

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

The 5th Grade Book is: El Deafo by Cece Bell.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.  

We will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  We can get you a copy of the book in print format and/or in audiobook format (either on CD or in e-audio format)!

Book group members should read OR listen to at least half (but preferably all!) of the book prior to the group meeting.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday February 15, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 24 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 24 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 24 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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3:45 PM - 4:00 PM
Paws and Read for Grades K through 5

Paws and Read – Grades K through 5:  Wednesday, February 15, appointments at 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, and 4:30

Reading to Rhia or Chase, the library’s Therapy Dogs, is a fantastic way to bolster a child’s reading confidence!  Children who are independent readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read to one of these wonderful therapy dogs; on each date, eight children total will get a chance to have either Rhia or Chase’s undivided canine attention.

Registration is required – please choose one fifteen minute slot when you register.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Paws and Read – Grades K through 5:  Wednesday, February 15, appointments at 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, and 4:30

Reading to Rhia or Chase, the library’s Therapy Dogs, is a fantastic way to bolster a child’s reading confidence!  Children who are independent readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read to one of these wonderful therapy dogs; on each date, eight children total will get a chance to have either Rhia or Chase’s undivided canine attention.

Registration is required – please choose one fifteen minute slot when you register.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Paws and Read for Grades K through 5

Paws and Read – Grades K through 5:  Wednesday, February 15, appointments at 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, and 4:30

Reading to Rhia or Chase, the library’s Therapy Dogs, is a fantastic way to bolster a child’s reading confidence!  Children who are independent readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read to one of these wonderful therapy dogs; on each date, eight children total will get a chance to have either Rhia or Chase’s undivided canine attention.

Registration is required – please choose one fifteen minute slot when you register.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There is 1 space available.

Paws and Read – Grades K through 5:  Wednesday, February 15, appointments at 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, and 4:30

Reading to Rhia or Chase, the library’s Therapy Dogs, is a fantastic way to bolster a child’s reading confidence!  Children who are independent readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read to one of these wonderful therapy dogs; on each date, eight children total will get a chance to have either Rhia or Chase’s undivided canine attention.

Registration is required – please choose one fifteen minute slot when you register.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There is 1 space available.

 
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4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Paws and Read for Grades K through 5

Paws and Read – Grades K through 5:  Wednesday, February 15, appointments at 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, and 4:30

Reading to Rhia or Chase, the library’s Therapy Dogs, is a fantastic way to bolster a child’s reading confidence!  Children who are independent readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read to one of these wonderful therapy dogs; on each date, eight children total will get a chance to have either Rhia or Chase’s undivided canine attention.

Registration is required – please choose one fifteen minute slot when you register.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 2 spaces available.

Paws and Read – Grades K through 5:  Wednesday, February 15, appointments at 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, and 4:30

Reading to Rhia or Chase, the library’s Therapy Dogs, is a fantastic way to bolster a child’s reading confidence!  Children who are independent readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read to one of these wonderful therapy dogs; on each date, eight children total will get a chance to have either Rhia or Chase’s undivided canine attention.

Registration is required – please choose one fifteen minute slot when you register.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 2 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Paws and Read for Grades K through 5

Paws and Read – Grades K through 5:  Wednesday, February 15, appointments at 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, and 4:30

Reading to Rhia or Chase, the library’s Therapy Dogs, is a fantastic way to bolster a child’s reading confidence!  Children who are independent readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read to one of these wonderful therapy dogs; on each date, eight children total will get a chance to have either Rhia or Chase’s undivided canine attention.

Registration is required – please choose one fifteen minute slot when you register.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There is 1 space available.

Paws and Read – Grades K through 5:  Wednesday, February 15, appointments at 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, and 4:30

Reading to Rhia or Chase, the library’s Therapy Dogs, is a fantastic way to bolster a child’s reading confidence!  Children who are independent readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read to one of these wonderful therapy dogs; on each date, eight children total will get a chance to have either Rhia or Chase’s undivided canine attention.

Registration is required – please choose one fifteen minute slot when you register.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There is 1 space available.

Thursday February 16, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 45 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 45 spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Children's Literature Book Discussion Group for Grownups

Are you a grownup who loves to read children's books?  You're not alone!

Join this monthly book group for grownups and discuss children’s literature with an awesome group of like-minded readers.

We usually read and discuss recently published novels for elementary and middle school aged readers, and we always have terrific, broad-ranging discussions.  We’d love to have you join us!

In February we will be discussing Holes by Louis Sachar. 

Discussion is facilitated by Abby, the head children’s librarian, who has an MA in Children’s Literature from Simmons University.  This book group meets in a hybrid model: attend in person in Volunteers Hall, or attend virtually via Zoom.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Hybrid - Volunteers Hall and Zoom
There are 16 spaces available.

Are you a grownup who loves to read children's books?  You're not alone!

Join this monthly book group for grownups and discuss children’s literature with an awesome group of like-minded readers.

We usually read and discuss recently published novels for elementary and middle school aged readers, and we always have terrific, broad-ranging discussions.  We’d love to have you join us!

In February we will be discussing Holes by Louis Sachar. 

Discussion is facilitated by Abby, the head children’s librarian, who has an MA in Children’s Literature from Simmons University.  This book group meets in a hybrid model: attend in person in Volunteers Hall, or attend virtually via Zoom.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Hybrid - Volunteers Hall and Zoom

There are 16 spaces available.

Thursday February 23, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Readathon Read Aloud at the Library!

Readathon Read Aloud at the Library! – Grades K through 5:  Thursday, February 23 at 10:30 AM

Are you participating in the HES Readathon?  Come to the library to hear some great stories!  Abby will read aloud some longer picturebooks that are fun for elementary students.

Please register so that we can let you know if there is a cancellation due to weather or any other reason.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 100 spaces available.

Readathon Read Aloud at the Library! – Grades K through 5:  Thursday, February 23 at 10:30 AM

Are you participating in the HES Readathon?  Come to the library to hear some great stories!  Abby will read aloud some longer picturebooks that are fun for elementary students.

Please register so that we can let you know if there is a cancellation due to weather or any other reason.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 100 spaces available.

Monday February 27, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 45 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 45 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Stories for 4's & 5's

Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7 and their caregivers, features a few longer, more complex picturebook stories and some fun fingerplays and songs.  Enrollment is limited to 30 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 30 spaces available.

Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7 and their caregivers, features a few longer, more complex picturebook stories and some fun fingerplays and songs.  Enrollment is limited to 30 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required.  Please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 30 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Book Gobblers Book Group for 1st & 2nd Graders

In this read-aloud book discussion group, Abby reads a story aloud to the group, then we discuss the book together.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 7 spaces available.

In this read-aloud book discussion group, Abby reads a story aloud to the group, then we discuss the book together.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 7 spaces available.

Tuesday February 28, 2023
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
6th Grade Book Group

The 6th Grade Book is: Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beaty.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.  

We will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  We can get you a copy of the book in print format and/or in audiobook format (either on CD or in e-audio format)!

Book group members should read OR listen to at least half (but preferably all!) of the book prior to the group meeting.

 

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 5 spaces available.

The 6th Grade Book is: Serafina and the Black Cloak by Robert Beaty.

Want to join a book group?  We’d love to have you – new members are welcome; however, book group membership is limited to children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students, in order to keep the book group sizes small.

Maximum group size per grade is 12 children.  

We will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  We can get you a copy of the book in print format and/or in audiobook format (either on CD or in e-audio format)!

Book group members should read OR listen to at least half (but preferably all!) of the book prior to the group meeting.

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 5 spaces available.

Wednesday March 1, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday March 2, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 47 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 47 spaces available.

Monday March 6, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 47 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 47 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Tuesday March 7, 2023
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Write Stuff for 4th through 6th Graders

This low-key, supportive, once-monthly writing group is for kids in grades 4 through 6 who love to write.  We talk books and writing, do some fun writing exercises, and share as much (or as little!) of our writing with each other as time allows.  Writing group membership is limited to 12 children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students to keep the group size small.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room

This low-key, supportive, once-monthly writing group is for kids in grades 4 through 6 who love to write.  We talk books and writing, do some fun writing exercises, and share as much (or as little!) of our writing with each other as time allows.  Writing group membership is limited to 12 children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students to keep the group size small.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room


Wednesday March 8, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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Marietta Apollonio Author/Illustrator Visit

Marietta Apollonio Author/Illustrator Visit: Wednesday, March 8 at 12:30

Attention lovers of cats, books, and libraries!  Author, illustrator, and Harvard resident Marietta Apollonio will be coming to the library to read from and talk about her new picturebook, Jack the Library Cat (published by Albert Whitman & Co.), which will be released on March 1.  There will be a book sale and signing at the conclusion of the event with books sold by the Silver Unicorn Bookstore.

Registration is required – enrollment is limited to 100 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 100 spaces available.

Marietta Apollonio Author/Illustrator Visit: Wednesday, March 8 at 12:30

Attention lovers of cats, books, and libraries!  Author, illustrator, and Harvard resident Marietta Apollonio will be coming to the library to read from and talk about her new picturebook, Jack the Library Cat (published by Albert Whitman & Co.), which will be released on March 1.  There will be a book sale and signing at the conclusion of the event with books sold by the Silver Unicorn Bookstore.

Registration is required – enrollment is limited to 100 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 100 spaces available.

Thursday March 9, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 47 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 47 spaces available.

Monday March 13, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 47 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 47 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday March 15, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday March 16, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 47 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 47 spaces available.

Monday March 20, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 47 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 47 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday March 22, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday March 23, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 47 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 47 spaces available.

Monday March 27, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 47 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 47 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday March 29, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday March 30, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 47 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 47 spaces available.

Monday April 3, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Tuesday April 4, 2023
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Write Stuff for 4th through 6th Graders

This low-key, supportive, once-monthly writing group is for kids in grades 4 through 6 who love to write.  We talk books and writing, do some fun writing exercises, and share as much (or as little!) of our writing with each other as time allows.  Writing group membership is limited to 12 children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students to keep the group size small.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room

This low-key, supportive, once-monthly writing group is for kids in grades 4 through 6 who love to write.  We talk books and writing, do some fun writing exercises, and share as much (or as little!) of our writing with each other as time allows.  Writing group membership is limited to 12 children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students to keep the group size small.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room


Wednesday April 5, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday April 6, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

Monday April 10, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday April 12, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday April 13, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

Monday April 24, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday April 26, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday April 27, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

Monday May 1, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Tuesday May 2, 2023
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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Write Stuff for 4th through 6th Graders

This low-key, supportive, once-monthly writing group is for kids in grades 4 through 6 who love to write.  We talk books and writing, do some fun writing exercises, and share as much (or as little!) of our writing with each other as time allows.  Writing group membership is limited to 12 children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students to keep the group size small.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room

This low-key, supportive, once-monthly writing group is for kids in grades 4 through 6 who love to write.  We talk books and writing, do some fun writing exercises, and share as much (or as little!) of our writing with each other as time allows.  Writing group membership is limited to 12 children who are Harvard/Devens residents/HES students to keep the group size small.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room


Wednesday May 3, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday May 4, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

Monday May 8, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday May 10, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday May 11, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

Monday May 15, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday May 17, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday May 18, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

Monday May 22, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Art & Stories for 4's & 5's

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s – Ages 4 & 5 and up

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.   Make sure to wear clothes that can get messy! 

Enrollment is limited to 12 children.  Note: if your child is younger than 4 years old, please attend one of the storytimes that is geared towards younger children. 

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Wednesday May 24, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Storytime for 2's & 3's

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Story Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s – Ages 2 & 3

This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 20 adults and children.  Note: if your child is younger than 2, please attend the Mother Goose on the Loose storytime which is geared for children ages birth to 2+.  

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Story Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Thursday May 25, 2023
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT: Children's Room  childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org
LOCATION: Volunteers Hall
There are 50 spaces available.

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime – Ages 0 – 2 and up

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes, puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children.

Registration is required - please register for each storytime individually.

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with information about items to bring with you to make storytime more fun for your child!

Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  
   childrensroom@harvardpubliclibrary.org

LOCATION: Volunteers Hall

There are 50 spaces available.


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