(28 Arlington St.)
Please register in the notebook on the information table in the Children’s Room at the library. We regret that we are unable to accept e-mail or phone registrations at this time.
If you register for a program and your child cannot make it, please call and cancel the day before the program or sooner if possible. Spots are usually limited for these programs, and by cancelling the day before or sooner you give another child a chance to attend.
* Music and More (10 a.m.): Bernadette Baird presents music and movement for toddlers and young children. Sing, play musical instruments and dance. The Family Foundations Network is a program funded by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care and managed by Community Teamwork, Inc. Registration is required.
* K-2 Storytime (4 p.m.)
* Teen Wii Day (3:30 p.m.): For grades 7-12. Come play Wii games and hang out with other teens in the area. We have Guitar Hero, Wii Sports, DDR, and Wii Game Party. Feel free to bring your favorite Wii games to play with others, or even bring your favorite board games. Snacks will be served and other games will be out for your enjoyment. This is a drop-in program and no signups are necessary. This event will be held in the Community Room. For more information, contact young-adult librarian Amanda Hogue.
* Preschool Storytime (1 p.m.): Children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) may register for the fall session, which consists of five or six classes. Registration is required. Select the day that’s best for you: Tuesdays (10:30 a..m.), Wednesdays (1 p.m.), Thursdays (10:30 a.m.).
* Junior Scrabble Club (4 p.m.): For grades 4 to 6. All are welcome to come and hang out to play Scrabble and have some laughs. Snacks will sometimes be served and dates are subject to change. Signups are in the Children’s Room. For details, see Miss Amanda or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Preschool Storytime (10:30 a.m.): Children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) may register for the fall session, which consists of five or six classes. Registration is required. Select the day that’s best for you: Tuesdays (10:30 a..m.), Wednesdays (1 p.m.), Thursdays (10:30 a.m.).
* Halloween Party (4 p.m.): For children 2 through grade 2.
* Toddler Crafts (10 a.m.): Children ages 2 to 3 1/2 are invited for a short story and a simple craft. Registration is required.
* Monkey Business (10:30 a.m.): A drop-in musical program for children under age 2. There will be play time, phymes, puppets, instruments and more. No registration is needed.
* Altered Book Club (3:30 p.m.): Ever wanted to know what you can do with those old hardcover books that no one reads anymore? Do you have a taste for art and color? Then look no further then the Altered Book Club. Altered books have been defined as “any book, old or new that has been recycled by creative means into a work of art.” Students will bring old hardcover books from home, or one can be provided, and turn them into beautiful artwork. Each week will be a different theme to get the creative juices flowing. Signups are at the Reference Desk on the second floor. For more information, e-mail young-adult librarian Amanda Hogue, or go to http://www.alteredbookartists.com.