Summer Reading 2016 is here!

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Our theme this year is WELLNESS, FITNESS, AND SPORTS

Come by the library to pick up your swag bag! It will contain a reading log to get you started, a calendar full of the events we’ll be having, and some goodies.

Read for 2 hours each week, record the titles in your reading log, and bring your log to the library to receive a PRIZE and a RAFFLE TICKET to enter the weekly drawing.

  • Preschoolers through rising 6th graders choose a prize from The Treasure Chest
  • Rising 7th graders through high school seniors receive Prizes for Teens. NEW this summer, teens have the opportunity to win a weekly raffle basket

Summer reading is for all ages; preschool to high school!

What’s Happening in June

Children’s Programming

Preschool MakerScience

A Very Special Preschool Storytime

Lego Builder’s Club

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club

5th & 6th Grade Book Club

Please click on the Calendar tab for detailed information on our programing.

Adult Programming

Evening Adult Book Group  – Join us for lively discussion on The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro.

Daytime Adult Book Group – Join us for lively discussion on A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.

Coloring Time for Adults

Great Decisions

Please click on the Calendar tab for detailed information on our programing.

Summer Hours

Summer hours are in effect Memorial day to Labor day:

Mon: 9:00-5:00
Tues: 12:00-8:00
Wed: 9:00-5:00
Thur: 12:00-8:00
Fri: 9:00-5:00
Sat: CLOSED
Sun: CLOSED

 

Book Club for Kids

 

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Kids book club met this week and created some beautiful art while their siblings created this cool train track in the Children’s area. Don’t miss the fun next time when we discuss Friend or Fiend? by Judy Bloom with the 3rd & 4th Grade Book Club and No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman with the 4th & 5th Grade Book Club. There will be snacks and another amazing art project. Book club meets Tuesday, May 24th at 3:30 for the younger kids and Thursday, May 26th at 3;30 for the older kids. We hope to see you there.

What’s Happening in May

Children’s Programming

Preschool Storytime with Miss Michele will be on Wednesday mornings at 10:00.

NEW! Preschool Nature Playgroup – Animals Around Us on select Friday mornings at 10:00.

Bedtime Stories with Tippy will be Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30.

NEW! Preschool MakerScience – this new STEM preschool group will be on select Wednesday mornings at 10:00.

Lego Builder’s Club is on Thursday, May 19th at 3:30 this month.

Read to Java will be Friday, May 20th at 3:30.

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is Friend or Fiend? by Judy Bloom.

5th & 6th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman.

Please click on the Calendar tab for detailed information on our programing.

Adult Programming

Evening Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant.

Daytime Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman.

Coloring Time for Adults – Coloring is one of the many ways to relieve stress. Come join other adults in a stress relieving program while enjoying light refreshments and socializing.

Great Decisions – We will be discussing The Koreans.

Please click on the Calendar tab for detailed information on our programing.

What’s Happening in April

Children’s Programming

NEW! Storytime Yoga with Miss Becky continues continues for a second (4) week session on Friday mornings at 10:00.

Preschool Storytime with Miss Michele will be on Wednesday mornings at 10:00.

NEW! Animal Art begins continues on Wednesday afternoons at 3:30.

Lego Builder’s Club is on Thursday, April 14th at 3:30 this month.

Read to Java will be Friday, April 15th at 3:30.

NEW! Bedtime Stories with Tippy will be Tuesday, April 12th at 6:30.

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is 7 x 9 = Trouble! by Claudia Mills.

5th & 6th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass.

Please click on the Calendar tab for detailed information on our programing.

 

Adult Programming

Evening Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler.

Daytime Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.

NEW! Coloring Time for Adults – Coloring is one of the many ways to relieve stress. Come join other adults in a stress relieving program while enjoying light refreshments and socializing.

Great Decisions – We will be discussing Migration.

Please click on the Calendar tab for detailed information on our programing.

NEW! Animal Art

Self Help Animal Art

Registration is required, sign up at the Youth Services desk or call 781-767-3644.

Wednesday afterschool at 3:30 – March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13

Together with the Holbrook Public Library, Self Help Inc-Coordinated Family & Community Engagement will be offering Animal Art with Miss Nancy. Animal Art is for K through 3rd grade and their caregiver. Come join us for stories and creating animal themed art each week. Parents must stay with their children. This program runs (5) consecutive Wednesday afternoons March 16th – April 13th.

What’s Happening in March

Children’s Programming

NEW! Storytime Yoga with Miss Becky continues on Friday mornings through March 18th.

Preschool Storytime with Miss Karen continues Wednesday mornings through March 30th.

NEW! Animal Art begins March 16th for (5) consecutive weeks.

Lego Builder’s Club is on Thursday, March 3rd this month.

Stories with Java is at a new day and time, Friday, March 18th at 11:30.

NEW! Bedtime Stories with Tippy will be Tuesday, March 22nd at 6:30.

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling.

5th & 6th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead.

 

Adult Programming

Evening Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is Ruby by Cynthia Bond.

Daytime Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker.

Great Decisions – We will be discussing The Future of Kurdistan.