Children's Page

 

You've found it!

This page is your passport to fun for the world of the young!

On it you will find:

Programs
Events
Activities
Unicorn rides (Okay, we got a little carried away...)
But take a peek at this jam-packed page!

Take & Make Crafts for Kids

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Available in March while supplies last.

 

Kids & Teen Take & Make Craft Kit: Yarn-wrapped

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      available beginning Wed. March 16

Kids Take & Make Craft Kit: Paper Kites

      available beginning Wed. March 23
 

All kits are available while supplies last.

Please, 1 kit per person.

Follow the links to learn what is included in each kit.

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Paper Kites

February Drop-in Crafts & Activities

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Monday, March 14, 2022, 10:30am - 5:00pm: Pi Day!

Monday, March 21, 2022, 10:30am - 5:00pm: Welcome Spring Drop-in Craft.

 

Stop by the library on these days to make a craft or partake in the activity. Spend 5 minutes or spend half an hour. Just have fun!

 

Indoors on the 3rd Floor. Open to kids and teens. Masks required. No registration needed. 

Virtual STEM Program: Color

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Tues. March 14, 6:00pm
Virtual via Zoom

Click here to register

Explore the science of color and light!
Parent/guardian participation welcome and encouraged!

Ages 5-12. Supply kit available. Registration required. 

Virtual Family Storytime: Eric Carle

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Saturday, March 19 @ 10:30am

Virtual via Zoom
Families with children of all ages. 

Click here to register*
 

Join Ms. Casey virtually for a storytime for families with kids of all ages featuring books and activities.

Craft kit available for pick-up starting Friday, March 11. Registration required. 

Virtual Baby Storytime

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Mondays @ 11am, January 10 - March 28, 2022

Virtual via Zoom/Outdoors on the Patio
Ages 0-2 years, older siblings welcome

Click here to register*
 

Sing songs, listen to stories, and act out rhymes at this storytime for the youngest of library visitors!
Ages 0-2 years, older siblings welcome. With Ms. Casey

The Winter session will be outdoors when the weather is nice and the "Feels like" temperature is 45 degrees or higher, according to Accuweather. Masks will not be required outdoors. When it is raining, snowing, or the "feels like" temperature is below 45 degrees, storytime will be held virtually via Zoom. Baby Storytime meeting locations - currently outdoor or virtual - may change as dictated by the pandemic. Casey will contact registrants with changes when/if they occur.


The Fall session begins on January 10 and runs through March 28, except for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 17 and Presidents' Day on February 21. Registration is required, however, you only have to register once.
 

 

Mr. Mark's Storytime (Virtual Edition)

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Tuesdays @ 3:30 pm
Virtual via Zoom. 
Ages 3 & up.

Click here to register (you only have to register once)

A Classic Mr. Mark Storytime - from the comfort of your living room!

 

Zora the Reading Dog

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Fridays @ 4:00, 4:10, & 4:20 pm
In the Roosevelt Room
Ages 6 & up.

Email Mr. Mark at mmalcolm@minlib.net or call 978-897-1010 x106 to register.

Zora won't read to you but you can read to Zora. Just email Mr. Mark at mmalcolm@minlib.net and he'll get you all set up to have your own ten minute session - just you and Zora. She doesn't care how well you read, she just wants to listen. If you don't have a dog you can have Zora, at least for ten minutes.

Photography in a Snap

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For Students in Grades 4-7

Meets one Thursday a month from 3:30-4:30pm

Click here to register.

If you sign up for this club you'll get to:

a. Go on field trips around Maynard to take fantastic photos

b. Capture stunning photos of beautiful downtown Maynard

c. Possibly get your family to take you on more trips so you can take "vacation" pictures

d. Upgrade the family album

e. Be part of a photography exhibit in the library

Upcoming Dates: 

December 16, 2021

January 27, 2022

February 24, 2022

March 24, 2022

April 28, 2022

May 26, 2022

Good Night Moon Mural

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Upside Down Umbrella and Events Board

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Children's Desk

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Good Night Moon Mural

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Photos of the Children's Department