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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. 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. 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

* Dec. 22, 10:30 a.m.: This is an introduction to the preschool storytime. (Group is full. No new registrations accepted at this time.)

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

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

* Dec. 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.

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.

Activities with children:

* 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.