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THE VALLEY DISPATCH, Lakeview Junior High,

1570 Lakeview Ave.

All programs require registration. Contact Penny in person, by e-mail (pberube@mvlc.org) or by phone (978-957-8539).


MONKEY BUSINESS

* Dec. 2, 16, 23, 9:30 a.m.: For children under the age of 2 and a grownup. This is all music and movement. About 20 minutes long with added playtime a few minutes before and after. New registration required.

TODDLER TIME

* Dec. 2, 16, 23, 9:30 a.m.: For 2-year- olds and a grownup. Short stories between active songs and rhymes. About 20 minutes with a short playtime before and after. New registration required.

MOMMY & ME

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

For children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) to attend independently. Adults wait in another room in the library. Stories, songs, rhymes and a craft. About 30 to 45 minutes depending on the craft and the group. Please select the day of the week that’s best for you. Only one session a week may be attended.

* Dec. 6, 13, 20, 10:30 a.m.: (Group is full. No new registrations accepted at this time).

* Dec. 7, 14, 21, 2:30 p.m.: (Several openings for this session.)

* Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 9 a.m.: (Group is full. No new registrations accepted at this time).

HOLIDAY CRAFTS

Age 4 through grade 4. (Sorry, no prekindergarten). Make holiday decorations. Sponsored by the Junior Friends of the Library.

* Dec. 13, 3:45-4:45 p.m.

KINDERGARTEN,

GRADE-1 PROGRAMS

* Nov. 29, 3:45-4:45 p.m.: For children in kindergarten and first grade. Stories, crafts, parties and more will be offered by the Junior Friends of the Library for this age group.

JUNIOR FRIENDS

OF THE LIBRARY

A community-service group for students in grades 5 to 12, which plan and carry out special programs and activities at the library for younger children. Activties with children.

* Dec. 6, 3:30-4:45 p.m.: Planning session.

Activities with children:

* Dec. 13, 3:30-5 p.m.

* Dec. 29, 1-3:30 p.m.

SCHOOL VACATION FUN

* Dec. 27, 10 a.m., 2 p.m.: Craft Day: Register for either time; ages 3 and up. parents will wait in other room.

* Dec. 20, 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.: Bingo: Register for either time; parents will wait in other room.

* Dec. 29, 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.: Game Day: Register for either time; all ages welcome.