CHILDREN'S Calendar of Events
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Saturday, May 26, 2018


9:30 AM - 4:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Memorial Day weekend.


Monday, May 28, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Memorial Day.


Tuesday, May 29, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMLyme Disease Presentation      


Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:        
Description:  As part of Lyme Awareness Month, The Central Mas Lyme Foundation will be offering a FREE presentation on Lyme disease.  Learn the facts about this disease and how to protect you and your family.  Information materials will be available.

All are welcome to attend!


Saturday, June 2, 2018


10:30 AM - 12:00 PMFamily Movie!      


Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for the movie showing of "Peter Rabbit".  Be sure to bring your friends!

View trailer here:




Tuesday, June 5, 2018


11:30 AM - Deb Hudgins, music and movement for preschoolers      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Deb's program's all about summertime today ~ "Hooray for Summer!"
Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.


Thursday, June 7, 2018


6:00 PM - 7:00 PMHistory of the Quabbin Reservoir with J.R. Greene      


Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:        
Description:  J.R. Greene, a lifelong resident of Athol, has authored sixteen books about the Quabbin Reservoir and the towns destroyed to create it.  Greene is the chairman of the board of directors of the Friends of Quabbin, and the Quabbin - Ware River watersheds representative on the Metropolitan Water Resources Advisory Board.
    The 70 minute long narrated slide program begins with a brief history of how Metro Boston's water supply system expanded across the state from the Lake Cochituate through Wachusett Reservoir to the construction of the Quabbin Reservoir.  The bulk of the program shows what the villages in the doomed valley looked like, and what life in them was like.


Tuesday, June 12, 2018


1:00 PM - Kidding Around Yoga      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Children ages 4 and up please. Wear some comfy clothes, and learn some yoga moves with your little one!
Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk.


Thursday, June 14, 2018


4:00 PM - Paint a picture for Father's Day!      


Location:  Storytime room
Contact:        
Description:  Make an abstract artwork to give to your loved one on Father's Day!
Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk. Ages 5-12 please.


Monday, June 18, 2018


9:30 AM - Summer Reading Sign-up Online!      


Location:  online
Contact:        
Description:  Go to our Summer Reading subheading under Children's to sign-up! 
Each week that you meet the minimum amount of time reading (100 minutes a week), you will be entered into our random drawing to win a prize. Celebrate at the end of our program on August 1st from 11-1 with a party on the front lawn of the library!



Tuesday, June 19, 2018


11:00 AM - Rube Goldberg Workshop with Jay Mankita!      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Jay will show you how to make a Rube Goldberg machine during this hands-on workshop!
Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.
Ages 4-12 please.


Wednesday, June 20, 2018


11:30 AM - Greg Cooney, musical show-and-tell with songs and stories      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk.
This program is for children of all ages!


Thursday, June 21, 2018


6:00 PM - Archaeological program      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Grandparents, parents, and others, bring your children to our archaeological program featuring, Craig Chartier, Director, of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project. Learn about some of the artifacts found in the northeastern United States, and go home with a sample arrowhead!
Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk. Ages 3 and up please. 


Tuesday, June 26, 2018


10:30 AM - Drop-in storytime      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Drop-n Storytime will begin today, and run for 6 weeks ending on July 31st. Drop-in storytime is for children ages 0-5. 


Wednesday, June 27, 2018


1:00 PM - Deb Hudgins, music and movement for preschoolers      


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Independence Day.


Saturday, September 1, 2018


9:30 AM - 4:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Labor Day weekend.


Monday, September 3, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Labor Day.


Monday, October 8, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Columbus Day.


Monday, November 12, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Veteran's Day.


Thursday, November 22, 2018


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Thanksgiving.


Friday, November 23, 2018


9:30 AM - 5:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend.


Saturday, November 24, 2018


9:30 AM - 4:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend.


Monday, December 24, 2018


9:30 AM - 12:00 PMLibrary Closing at Noon      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closing at 12pm for the observance of Christmas Eve.


Tuesday, December 25, 2018


9:30 AM - 8:00 PMLibrary Closed      


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Christmas.

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Saturday, May 26, 2018

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Memorial Day weekend.


Monday, May 28, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Memorial Day.


Tuesday, May 29, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Lyme Disease Presentation


Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:        
Description:  As part of Lyme Awareness Month, The Central Mas Lyme Foundation will be offering a FREE presentation on Lyme disease.  Learn the facts about this disease and how to protect you and your family.  Information materials will be available.

All are welcome to attend!


Saturday, June 2, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Movie!


Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:        
Description:  Join us for the movie showing of "Peter Rabbit".  Be sure to bring your friends!

View trailer here:




Tuesday, June 5, 2018

11:30 AM -
Deb Hudgins, music and movement for preschoolers


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Deb's program's all about summertime today ~ "Hooray for Summer!"
Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.


Thursday, June 7, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
History of the Quabbin Reservoir with J.R. Greene


Location:  Meeting Room
Contact:        
Description:  J.R. Greene, a lifelong resident of Athol, has authored sixteen books about the Quabbin Reservoir and the towns destroyed to create it.  Greene is the chairman of the board of directors of the Friends of Quabbin, and the Quabbin - Ware River watersheds representative on the Metropolitan Water Resources Advisory Board.
    The 70 minute long narrated slide program begins with a brief history of how Metro Boston's water supply system expanded across the state from the Lake Cochituate through Wachusett Reservoir to the construction of the Quabbin Reservoir.  The bulk of the program shows what the villages in the doomed valley looked like, and what life in them was like.


Tuesday, June 12, 2018

1:00 PM -
Kidding Around Yoga


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Children ages 4 and up please. Wear some comfy clothes, and learn some yoga moves with your little one!
Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk.


Thursday, June 14, 2018

4:00 PM -
Paint a picture for Father's Day!


Location:  Storytime room
Contact:        
Description:  Make an abstract artwork to give to your loved one on Father's Day!
Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk. Ages 5-12 please.


Monday, June 18, 2018

9:30 AM -
Summer Reading Sign-up Online!


Location:  online
Contact:        
Description:  Go to our Summer Reading subheading under Children's to sign-up! 
Each week that you meet the minimum amount of time reading (100 minutes a week), you will be entered into our random drawing to win a prize. Celebrate at the end of our program on August 1st from 11-1 with a party on the front lawn of the library!



Tuesday, June 19, 2018

11:00 AM -
Rube Goldberg Workshop with Jay Mankita!


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Jay will show you how to make a Rube Goldberg machine during this hands-on workshop!
Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.
Ages 4-12 please.


Wednesday, June 20, 2018

11:30 AM -
Greg Cooney, musical show-and-tell with songs and stories


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk.
This program is for children of all ages!


Thursday, June 21, 2018

6:00 PM -
Archaeological program


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Grandparents, parents, and others, bring your children to our archaeological program featuring, Craig Chartier, Director, of the Plymouth Archaeological Rediscovery Project. Learn about some of the artifacts found in the northeastern United States, and go home with a sample arrowhead!
Sign-up required at the Children's room circulation desk. Ages 3 and up please. 


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

10:30 AM -
Drop-in storytime


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Drop-n Storytime will begin today, and run for 6 weeks ending on July 31st. Drop-in storytime is for children ages 0-5. 


Wednesday, June 27, 2018

1:00 PM -
Deb Hudgins, music and movement for preschoolers


Location:  Meeting room
Contact:        
Description:  Sign up required at the Children's room circulation desk.


Wednesday, July 4, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Independence Day.


Saturday, September 1, 2018

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Labor Day weekend.


Monday, September 3, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Labor Day.


Monday, October 8, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Columbus Day.


Monday, November 12, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Veteran's Day.


Thursday, November 22, 2018

9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Thanksgiving.


Friday, November 23, 2018

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend.


Saturday, November 24, 2018

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for Thanksgiving weekend.


Monday, December 24, 2018

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Library Closing at Noon


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closing at 12pm for the observance of Christmas Eve.


Tuesday, December 25, 2018

9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Library Closed


Location:  Library
Contact:        
Description:  The library will be closed for the observance of Christmas.