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Children's Programs

 
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These programs are sponsored by the

Friends of the Scituate Town Library

We offer special programming

during vacations and summer months,

as well as during the school year.

Be sure to check the Calendar

to see what's happening today!

     

Early Literacy Programs

 

Family Story Time -- Wednesdays @ 10:00 am


A drop in story time for ages Infants to 5 years. Share books, rhymes, and music with your children. Plan to stay after to play with puzzles and toys in the Children's Room.

No registration required. Story Time runs approximately 20-30 minutes. Parents/caregivers are expected to stay with children during all story time sessions. Story Time runs all year round, but check the calendar to be sure.

 

Music with Mama Steph -- Fridays @ 10:00 am


Join Stephanie Chase for traditional music, musical stories and sing-a-longs.
Mama Steph usually runs October - July, but check the calendar to be sure.

Due to the overwhelming popularity of the MamaSteph program, a ticket is required to attend. Free tickets can be picked up in the Children's Room from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday through Thursday before that week's Friday morning program. Free tickets must be picked up by an adult with a library card and are limited to 6 (six) per adult. Each person attending the program must have a ticket. This includes infants in strollers/buckets/laps, children and adults.

 

Family Folk: Music with Mike McCusker -- Saturdays, Fall & Winter @ 10:00 am


A fun interactive sing-a-long blending folk music and traditional children's songs both past and present. Come sing with Mike!


Book Clubs

 

Book Bunch -- once a month; no meeting in September


A reading group for kids in Grades 1, 2 and 3. The group reads the same book ahead of time, and then meets to do a related activity and chat about the book. Please see the display and sign-up sheet in the Children's Room. Check the calendar for more details.

 

Mother Daughter Book Club -- one Wednesday a month @ 6:30 pm


The Mother/Daughter Book Group has been meeting since June, 2008 to discuss books of interest to both young girls and their mothers or other adult caregivers.  The group meets at intervals of a month or two apart. Both the adults and girls read the books which the group has selected and then come for discussion, craft, and snacks.  Most of the girls are in grades 3-5, although the group is open to other ages as well. There is a display and sign-up sheet in the Childr
en's Room.

See a list of the Mother/Daughter Book Club book selections.

 

Guys Read -- once a month; no meeting in September


A reading group for guys in Grades 4-6. We rate the book we've read, eat ice cream, and do something cool like play wiffle ball or learn how to dust for fingerprints. Please see the display and sign-up sheet in the Children's Room. Check the calendar for more details.


Other Special Programming

Lego® Club -- 4-5 pm. First Thursday of each month.


Lego® Club is open to children in grades K-6. New members welcome any time.

Check the calendar to be sure.

Children under 8 MUST be accompanied by an adult. For safety reasons, no younger siblings please.

* Teens may sign up as helpers. *

 

Music & Movement with Diana Kane

Building Stories with Big Ryan

Read to the Dog

Origami Workshop

Make & Take Crafts

Tie Dye

Pirate Parties

Build Fairy or Elf House

and much more!

 

 

Check the Calendar to see what's happening today!


 

 

 
 
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