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(28 Arlington St.)

(Phone: 978-454-5474)

(Fax: 978-454-9120)

Library hours: Monday-Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

* March 27, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Blood Drive.

* March 29, 10:30 a.m., Monkey Business: Under age 2. This program is for children and a caregiver. You’ll have play time, music, rhymes, puppets, and movement at each session. No registration is needed. The program is held in the Meeting Room. Please be on time.

* March 29, 4 p.m., Tween Scene: Kids are invited to hang out once a month to play board games, do craft projects, or do whatever! We’ll even make a batch of popcorn to munch on. Registration is required.

* March 29, 5:30 p.m., Girl Scout Storytime.

* March 30, 10:30 a.m., Preschool Storytime: Children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) may register for the fall session. Please plan to attend all seven or eight classes. Because of high demand, should a child miss two classes in a row without notification, he/she will be dropped from the class and another child will be allowed to take the spot.

* March 30, 3:30 p.m., Junior Friends of the Library: Grades 5 to 12. This is a Community Service Club that plans monthly programs for younger children. See Penny for more information. Sign up for YA programs at the second floor reference desk. For more information, e-mail Carole Hamilton.

* March 31, 1 p.m., Preschool Storytime: Children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) may register for the fall session. Please plan to attend all seven or eight classes. Because of high demand, should a child miss two classes in a row without notification, he/she will be dropped from the class and another child will be allowed to take the spot.

* April 1, 9 a.m., Toddler Time: Ages 2 to 3 1/2. After a short play time, we use music, short stories, instruments, rhymes, puppets and movement to help develop preeading skills. No registration is needed.

* 10:30 a.m., Preschool Storytime: Children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) may register for the fall session. Please plan to attend all seven or eight classes. Because of high demand, should a child miss two classes in a row without notification, he/she will be dropped from the class and another child will be allowed to take the spot.

* April 2: Library closes at noon.

* April 5, Monkey Business: Under age 2. This program is for children and a caregiver. You’ll have play time, music, rhymes, puppets, and movement at each session. No registration is needed. The program is held in the Meeting Room. Please be on time.

* April 5, 4 p.m., Kids Club: For kindergarten through second grade. Each month will feature different stories and crafts. Registration is required.

* April 6 10:30 a.m., Preschool Storytime: Children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) may register for the fall session. Please plan to attend all seven or eight classes. Because of high demand, should a child miss two classes in a row without notification, he/she will be dropped from the class and another child will be allowed to take the spot.

* April 6, 3:30 p.m., Junior Friends of the Library: Grades 5 to 12. This is a Community Service Club that plans monthly programs for younger children. See Penny for more information. Sign up for YA programs at the second floor reference desk. For more information, e-mail Carole Hamilton.

* April 7, 1 p.m., Preschool Storytime: Children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) may register for the fall session. Please plan to attend all seven or eight classes. Because of high demand, should a child miss two classes in a row without notification, he/she will be dropped from the class and another child will be allowed to take the spot.

* April 8, 9 a.m., Toddler Time: Ages 2 to 3 1/2. After a short play time, we use music, short stories, instruments, rhymes, puppets and movement to help develop preeading skills. No registration is needed.

* April 8, 10:30 a.m., Preschool Storytime: Children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) may register for the fall session. Please plan to attend all seven or eight classes. Because of high demand, should a child miss two classes in a row without notification, he/she will be dropped from the class and another child will be allowed to take the spot.

* April 9, 10:30 a.m., Toddler Tea Party: Ages 2 to 3 1/2. Dress up in your finery for stories, tea (apple juice) and cookies (usually Teddy Grahams). Sorry, but children enrolled in our Preschool Storytimes are not eligible. Registration is required. Please sign up for each date individually.

* April 12, 10:30 a.m., Monkey Business: Under age 2. This program is for children and a caregiver. You’ll have play time, music, rhymes, puppets, and movement at each session. No registration is needed. The program is held in the Meeting Room. Please be on time.

* April 12, 4 p.m., Tween Scene: Kids are invited to hang out once a month to play board games, do craft projects, or do whatever! We’ll even make a batch of popcorn to munch on. Registration is required.

* April 13, 10:30 a.m., Preschool Storytime: Children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) may register for the fall session. Please plan to attend all seven or eight classes. Because of high demand, should a child miss two classes in a row without notification, he/she will be dropped from the class and another child will be allowed to take the spot.

* April 13, 3:30 p.m., Junior Friends of the Library: Grades 5 to 12. This is a Community Service Club that plans monthly programs for younger children. See Penny for more information. Sign up for YA programs at the second floor reference desk. For more information, e-mail Carole Hamilton.

* April 14, 1 p.m., Preschool Storytime: Children ages 3 1/2 to 5 (but not in kindergarten) may register for the fall session. Please plan to attend all seven or eight classes. Because of high demand, should a child miss two classes in a row without notification, he/she will be dropped from the class and another child will be allowed to take the spot.

* April 14, 6:30 p.m., Parenting Workshop, Aggression and Bullying: We are fortunate to have Marianne Blanchet, a social worker from Patient & Family Services, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. These programs are funded by the Family Foundations Network, a program funded by the Department of Early Education and Care and managed by Community Teamwork, Inc. Please register in the children’s room.

* April 14, 6:30 p.m., Friends of Library: With your help, we provide a variety of museum passes, programs for the community, and many extras not included in the library’s general budget.