Children’s Room

Telephone number: 413-967-9691       Cathy Rezendes, Children’s Librarian

The Children’s Room is open all of the hours the library is open.  In addition to books we have music CD’s, books on CD, DVDs and magazines appropriate for children from birth to 12 years old.

Scroll down for our calendar of events!

Please note a correction to calendars sent home from school:

The correct date for Pizza Wars & Movie Night is Monday July 18th at 4:30 pm

The correct date for Tie Dye Workshop is Monday July 25th at 3 & 6 pm


Programming

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  • Storytime is held each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.  Join us for stories, songs and a fun craft!  Ages 2-5.  Siblings and friends are always   welcome!

 

 

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    • Lego Club:  Held every third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm.  Children will each build their own Lego creation to be displayed in the Children’s Room for one month, until next Lego Club. To avoid mix -ups, please do not bring Lego from home; all you need to bring with you is your imagination! 

 

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  • Crafty Saturday!  Every Saturday morning there will be a drop-in craft in the Children’s Room.  Come in and get creative!

 

 

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YMLA’s Summer Reading Program is quickly approaching!

Register & sign up for your reading logs and events starting June 22nd

Registration is required for special events.  Space may be limited for some.

We will be promoting health and wellness with this year’s theme:

“On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!”

Here are a few of the events you can look forward to:

  • Marvelous Marvin The Magic of Science
  • MineCRAFT Party
  • Circus Minimus One Man Circus-in-a-Suitcase
  • Sciencetellers
  • Toe Jam Puppet Band Interactive Variety Show This program is supported in part by a grant from the Ware Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.
  • Jungle Jim Reading OlympicsThis program is supported in part by a grant from the Ware Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. 
  • Storytimes, crafts, prizes, and more!
  • More details to come closer to event start date.  Be sure to check back!

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We are very excited to be partnering with Special Olympics this year where participants can use their reading to help local athletes!  Each raffle ticket earned for reading can be used to           “purchase” a portion of either a basketball or soccer ball to be donated to Special Olympics        Massachusetts.

“On Your Mark, Get Set…Read!” is sponsored by your local library, the Friends of the Library, the Ware Cultural Council, Country Bank, Monson Savings Bank, North Brookfield Savings Bank, Janine’s      Frostee, the Massachusetts Library System, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

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July 2016

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  • Toddler Storytime
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  • Toe Jam Puppet Band
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  • Veggie Painting
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  • MineCRAFT Party
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  • Circus Minimus "One Man Circus-in-a-Suitcase"
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  • Pizza Wars & Movie Night
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  • Toddler Storytime
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  • Jungle Jim "Reading Olympics"
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  • Tye Die Workshop
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  • Toddler Storytime
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