We have a great number of programs, meetings, and events going on both within the two libraries and at other locations around the City. See the entire calendar of events here or check out the newsletters page:

Online Event Listings

Ongoing children’s programs

At the Plumb Memorial Library:

Mondays:  9:00AM     Art in a Jar
Can you figure out what book cover is in the jar? Contest is open to kids 1 – 12 years old – Good luck!

Mondays:  10:30AM – 11:00AM     Budding Bookworms
A themed drop-in story and craft time for kids 1 – 5 years old and their caregivers. Do the Freezer Dance and ever popular Do Re Mi.

Tuesdays:  10:00AM – 10:30AM     Fun for Little Ones
Mrs. Fritsch offers stories, songs, and movement for babies and toddlers up to age 2. Drop-in; siblings welcome.

Tuesdays:  1:30PM – 2:00PM     Book Buzz
Preschool children and their caregivers drop-in for a cook discussion, book-based craft, and a healthy snack with Ms Maura.

Wednesdays:  1:30PM – 2:30PM     Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead
Ms Maura reads a story, then it’s time to explore a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math activity.  Drop-in for ages 1-5 yrs.

Thursdays:  10:30AM – 11:00AM    AlphaBits
Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills needed for Kindergarten readiness. Drop-in; siblings welcome.

Thursdays:  6:00PM – 7:30PM    Life Is Art
Kids ages 10 and up and welcome to this crafty session with Ms. Ronda. Registration begins 2 weeks before each program.

Fridays:  10:30AM – 11:30AM     Stay & Play with Family Place
Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers. Chat over coffee or tea, juice provided; bring a snack and a friend.

At the Huntington Branch Library:

Mondays: 3:30PM – 5:30PM     Marvelous Monday
Start the week off right – Miss Marissa provides science fun for kids, ages 3 – 10 with this drop-in program which runs every 15 minutes. No registration needed.

Tuesdays: 11:00AM – 11:30AM     Bouncing Babies and Jumping Beans
Join Miss Marissa for stories, singing, dancing, scarves, and maracas!  Then stay to play. No registration needed, but check for special sessions. For infants to age 3 and their caregivers.

Wednesdays: 11:00AM – 11:30AM     Toddler Movement Program
Miss Robin provides a fun, active, musical program for kids ages 2 1/2 – 4 years old and a caregiver.  Sessions run for an entire month at a time and registration is required.

Wednesdays: 2:30PM – 3:00PM    Parachute Playtime
Children of all ages can sing and play with the library’s giant colorful parachute!

Thursdays: 11:00AM – 11:30AM      Stories with Danielle
Join Danielle as she engages 3 – 4 years olds with this brief drop-in storybook session.

Fridays: 10:30AM -11:30AM      Show-and-Tell Stories
Listen to Miss Marissa read stories. Then, play a game or do an experiment! Participants are encouraged to bring along a show-and-tell item.  For all ages – no registration required.

Fridays: 2:45PM – 3:15PM      Spanish with Sandra
Kids ages 3 – 5 and their caregivers learn Spanish through songs, games, stories, and other fun activities. Please register. NO CLASSES IN JULY OR AUGUST.