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Youth Library Phone: 978-829-1789
Come visit and take advantage of all the great services we have to
offer: StoryTimes for all ages and other events, suggested reads, puzzles
& games, links to resources and of course all of our great books, CDs,
videos, and recorded books.
Homework Center Opens
The homework center will be open every Monday through Thursday, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The Homework Center has 4 dedicated computers, free black and white prints (color prints are 25 cents), online and print references, and a dedicated staff member to provide assistance as you work on your homework projects.
APRIL VACATION WEEK SPECIAL EVENTS
Call 978-829-1789 to register for these events.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20
- 2 p.m. Origami Airplane Contest, ages 8-12
- 3:30 p.m. 3-D Printer Workshop, ages 8-12
THURSDAY, APRIL 21
- 10:30 a.m. Music Together with Nancy Bell, for all ages, sponsored by Strengthening Families
- 6:30 p.m. Riverfront Children's Theatre performance of Princess Venala and Timo the Woodsman. For all ages.
FRIDAY, APRIL 22
- 10:30 a.m. Steam Garden with Lezli Lee. Ages 0-5.
- 2 p.m. Make a ROBOT COSTUME. Ages 6-12.
- 3-4:30 p.m. TheraPAWS Teams and a BOOKCRAFT.
SATURDAY, APRIL 23
Children's Literature Festival, Day 3
- 10:30 a.m. Birthday Breakfast for GYPSY GOLD
- 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Crafts, TheraPAWS, and MEET THE AUTHORS panel with Lauren Roy, Alicia Potter and Corrine Smith, and others. A celebration of Children's Books!
Special April Events
- Read a story and do a craft
- With Eva Kelly of the Fitchburg Public Schools
- April 28 at 4:30 p.m. Ages 5 and up
Design with Dad, or Mom, or Uncle...
- Build a marble drop game
- Saturday, April 16, 10:30 a.m.
- Please register
1/2 DAY MOVIE
- School is out early, so join us in the Garden room for a ½ day movie. It's Part 8 of the series about a boy wizard and his friends.
- Each monthly half-day at 1 p.m.
For Grades 5-12, but note that the film is PG-13
- Science, technology, arts and math activities, with Lezli Lee from MOC
- Ages 0-5
- Fridays April 8 and 15, 10:30 a.m.
WEEKLY PROGRAMS IN THE YOUTH LIBRARY
10:30 - 11:30 - Read! Build! Play! Join us to read, build and play with Duplos to help your child develop their early literacy skills. Drop-in program for ages 2-5.
- 10:30 a.m. - Storytime with Ms. Jane. Listen to stories about winter happenings
- 4- 4:45 p.m. - Afternoon craft with Ms. June
- 5 - 6 p.m. - Gaming at the Library. Play Xbox or Wii games with your friends at the library. Permission slip required. For ages 6-12.
- 4 - 5 p.m. - Owls After School Book Club Read great books and discuss them. For ages 6-10
- 5 - 6 p.m. - Gaming for Tweens and Teens. Play Xbox or Wii games with your friends at the library. For ages 10-18. Permission slip required for patrons 12 and under.
- 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Lego Club
- 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Gaming at the Library. Play Xbox or Wiigames with your friends at the library. Permission slip required. For ages 6-12.
Monday thru Thursday-HOMEWORK CENTER
3:30 – 5:00pm – Do your homework at the library! The homework center provides students ages 6 and up with a safe and supportive environment for their studies. Computers, reference materials and extra school supplies are available for students.
Family Storytime every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
Every Tuesday, Miss Jane will delight your preschooler with stories, songs, and movement. Come and "shake your sillies out"!
On the first Tuesday of every month, Mister Wally joins us with his guitar for more fun!
Tuesday Crafts with Miss June
Time to get creative! Join our resident artist, Miss June, to create fun things every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Youth Library. For ages 6-12, no registration required.
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