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Programs
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Unicorn rides (Okay, we got a little carried away...)
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Children's Page

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Author Visit with Julie Berry

Sat, October 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

via Zoom

A virtual author visit with Maynard's own Julie Berry to celebrate her new middle grade book Wishes and Wellingtons. Julie is also the author of Lovely War, The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place, The Emperor's Ostritch, and many more books for children and teens.

Click here to register for the Zoom event. You will receive the link a few days before the event.

Please Note: This event is immediately followed by a virtual visit from Jack Gantos. They do not use the same Zoom link.

Author Visit with Jack Gantos

Sat, October 3, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

via Zoom

We're excited that the legendary Jack Gantos will be virtually visiting the Maynard Library on Saturday, October 3, 2020 @ 3pm! He is the author of over 50 picture, middle grade, and YA books! As he describes it, "His work can lead readers from the cradle to the grave."
His works include the Rotton Ralph picture book series, the middle grade Joey Pigza series, including The Key that Swallowed Joey Pigza (2014), Dead End in Norvelt (2011) and it's sequel, From Norvelt to Nowhere (2013), The Trouble in Me (2015), and his latest book Writing Radar: Using Your Journal to Snoop Out and Craft Great Stories (2018).

Click here to register. The Zoom link will be sent out a few days prior to the event. Please Note: This event immediately follows by a virtual visit from Julie Berry. They do not use the same Zoom link.

Big Kids Storytime

Wednesdays (weekly) 3:30 - 4:15 PM

Begins Wednesday, September 9th at 3:30 PM

On Zoom

Register here to receive the Zoom link.

Storytime's in the past - you've just been bumped up to the Big League of Books.

The Big Kid Book Club will be a virtual Zoom activity where I'll read the first chapters of three new books and you'll get to vote on the one you want to hear. Then, after each chapter, we'll talk about what's going on in the story and I'll read the whole book.

You'll be taking the next step up the literary ladder. Remember, today, The Big Kid Book Club, tomorrow - your driver's license.

Baby Storytime

Mondays @ 11am via Zoom

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.

Virtual Fall Session: October 19 - December 14

*Registration required. Ages 0-2 years, older siblings welcome

*We are requiring registration so we can share the Zoom link with you. You only need to register once, and the link remains the same for every Virtual Baby Storytime.

Mr. Mark's Storytime (Virtual Edition)

Tuesdays beginning September 15

3:30am

via Zoom

A Classic Mr. Mark Storytime, live and in your living room!

Ages 3 & up. Click here to register.

In-person events are currently suspended

We look forward to resuming

In-person Bedtime, Baby, & Saturday Storytimes

Toy Time

​LEGO Club

Family STEM Nights

and Young Artist's Club & Tuesday Crafternoons

​when it is safe to do so!

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