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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.; closed Sunday.

* April 1, 10:30-11 a.m., children’s room, Toddler Craft; Children 2 to 3 1/2 are invited for stories, song and a simple craft. Contact Penny Berube, craft room, Preschool Storytime. This week we’ll talk about Groundhog Day. Our craft will be a groundhog puppet. We’ll hear some groundhog stories, and sing a groundhog song. This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny to see if room is available.

* April 4, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Monkey Business (Under age 2). This program is for children and a caregiver. We use music, movement and rhymes to help develop language skills in our youngest patrons. No registration is needed. Drop in.

* April 4, 1-1:45 p.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime: This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mlvc.org) to see if room is available.

* April 5, 10:30-11:15 a.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime: This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mlvc.org) to see if room is available.

* April 5, 3:30-4:30 p.m., craft room, Junior Friends of the Library: This is a community-service club for students in grades 5-12. They plan a monthly event such as a Halloween party or bingo for younger children. See Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mlvc.org) for more information.

* April 6, 1-1:45 p.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime: This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mlvc.org) to see if room is available.

* April 7, 9:30-10:15 a.m., meeting room, (Age 2 to 3 1/2) Toddler Time: After a short play time, we use music, short stories, instruments, rhymes, puppets and movement to help develop prereading skills. No registration is needed. Contact with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mvlc.org).

* April 7, 10:30-11:15 a.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime: This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mlvc.org) to see if room is available.

* April 11, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Monkey Business (Under age 2). This program is for children and a caregiver. We use music, movement and rhymes to help develop language skills in our youngest patrons. No registration is needed. Drop in.

* April 11, 1-1:45 p.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime: This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mlvc.org) to see if room is available.

* April 12, 10:30-11:15 a.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime: This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mlvc.org) to see if room is available.

* April 12, 3:30-4:30 p.m., craft room, Junior Friends of the Library: This is a community-service club for students in grades 5-12. They plan a monthly event such as a Halloween party or bingo for younger children. See Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mlvc.org) for more information.

* April 13, 1-1:45 p.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime: This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mlvc.org) to see if room is available.

* April 14, meeting room, (Age 2 to 3 1/2) Toddler Time: After a short play time, we use music, short stories, instruments, rhymes, puppets and movement to help develop prereading skills. No registration is needed. Contact with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mvlc.org).

* April 14, 10:30-11:15 a.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime: This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mlvc.org) to see if room is available.

* April 15, 10:30-11 a.m., children’s room, Toddler Tea Party: Children ages 2-3 are invited to a tea party. After a story and song, we have apple juice or water and cookies, usually animal crackers or Teddy Grahams. Wear your fancy clothes Contact Penny Berube (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mvlc.org).

* April 19, 10:30-11:30 a.m., children’s room, Vacation Week Spring Crafts: Will be making some spring crafts. You may register all your children at one time. Contact Penny Berube (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mvlc.org).

* April 20, 6:15-7 p.m., children’s room, PJs and Popcorn: Parents and children are invited to join us for an evening or songs and stories. Popcorn and water will be provided. Children may wear pajamas if they wish. Ages 3-8. You may sign up all your children with one registration. Use your name and specify the number of children where indicated.

* April 21, 10:30 a.m., craft room, Tween Crafts: Children in the 3rd-6th grades are invited to make crafts of your choice that are age appropriate. Please register. Contact Penny Berube (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mvlc.org).

* April 25, 10:30-11:15 a.m., Monkey Business (Under age 2). This program is for children and a caregiver. We use music, movement and rhymes to help develop language skills in our youngest patrons. No registration is needed. Drop in.

* April 26, 10:30-11:15 a.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime. This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mvlc.org) to see if room is available.

* April 27, 1-1:45 p.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime. This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mvlc.org) to see if room is available.

* April 28, 9:30-10:15 a.m., meeting room, (Age 2 to 3 1/2) Toddler Time: After a short play time, we use music, short stories, instruments, rhymes, puppets and movement to help develop prereading skills. No registration is needed. Contact with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mvlc.org).

* April 28, 10:30–11:15 a.m., craft room, Preschool Storytime. This program is for children ages 3 1/2 to 5, but not in kindergarten. Check with Penny (978-454-5474, ext. 5, pberube@mvlc.org) to see if room is available.