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!

Children's Page

 

4th Annual Maynard Library Comic-Con!

Saturday, January 25, 2020

10:30am - 4:00pm

Open to all ages

The Maynard Public Library is thrilled to announce that the 4th Annual Maynard Comic Con will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 10:30 am - 4:00 pm.

Events and activities will be available throughout the day, including scavenger hunts, an escape room, a super hero training camp, and a special workshop run by Cathy G. Johnson, creater of the graphic novel The Breakaways!

There will be graphic novels and comics for sale, including The Breakaways, and local authors and illustrators set up in our Artist Alley.

People of all ages are welcome to participate, and costumes are encouraged!
 

Coding with Scratch Workshops

A three-part coding workshop for kids ages 8-12 to learn the basics of coding with Scratch.

Week 1: Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Week 2: Thursday, February 6, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Week 3: Thursday, February 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Participants are asked to provide their own device as the library has a very limited supply available.
Ages 8-12


Visit the Children's Desk or call 978-897-1010 x106 to register
Please note: You will be registered for all 3 sessions.

Family STEM Night

A Once-monthly Thursday Night Event

Next Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020

Family STEM Nights are a once-monthly Thursday night event. Every month focuses on a different theme, and children ages 5+ and their adults are given a chance to design, explore, and/or experiment! During some of the past programs we've built marble runs, played with microscopes, and made paper circuits. 

February Theme: Freezing and Melting

Ages 5+; Register at the Children's Desk or call 978-897-1010 x106

Lego Club

Thursdays @ 3:30pm

Ages 4 and over

If you join the Lego Club, you'll get to build:

-Rockets

-Towers

-Robots

-The new Maynard High School... oh wait! They did that already, but almost anything else!

Adventures in Slumberland Storytime

Every Tuesday at 7pm

Bring your kids ages 3 and over and join Mr. Mark for his weekly storytime!

January 21, 2020: Special Storytime Theme: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Please sign up at the Children's Desk or call 978-897-1010 x106.

Young Artist's Club

Upcoming Dates: December 11 @ 3:30pm

Call the Children's Desk at 978-897-1010 x106 to confirm dates. Ages 3-5

Have your kids join this early childhood painting program! 

Down a new pathway of art

We will show your child the way

Remember... today the Maynard Library

Tomorrow the MFA!

Sign up at the Children's Desk or call 978-897-1010 x106.

Tuesday Crafternoons

A new monthly craft program for kids ages 5+

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 3:30 pm

January's craft: Posable Super Heroes!
Ages 5+, with Ms. Casey

 

Register by visiting the Children's Desk or calling 978-897-1010 x106

Baby Storytime

Mondays @ 11am

Come listen to books, sing songs, and enjoy lap time activities, designed for you and your baby! This half hour program focuses on rhymes, music, and movement for ages 0-24 months.

Winter Session: January 6, 2020 - March 30, 2020

Saturday Storytime

Every Saturday

10:30 am

Join Miss Sharon for story fun on Saturday mornings at 10:30. There will be songs, crafts and of course, stories.

Library Explorers Club

January 2020: Explore the 300s & 400s

Saturday Event: January 18, 2020
 

What are those numbers at the bottom of the spine of a book? Come and find out! 

 

Join us every month as we explore a different class in the Dewey Decimal System! Learn how to find books around the library, and have a chance to impress family and friends with interesting facts!

 

Work at your own pace at home over the month or join us on the last Saturday of the month!

Open to children, teens, and adults!

Toy Time

Every Wednesday at 10:30am (Ages 1-5)

Kids, come to Toy Time to do the following!

-Fly a helicopter

-Play with trains

-Build with blocks

-Color with crayons

-Clean my office, oh wait, that's not part of it!

-and much, much more!

Sign up at the Children's Desk or call 978-897-1010 x106.

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Maynard Public Library 77 Nason Street Maynard, MA 01754 Phone 978-897-1010