Kids Programs

Programs at the Medfield Public Library

All programs are FREE thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Medfield Library. Please respect the age limits and arrive on time. For programs that require advance sign-up, you may do so online (below), in person, or by phone. Feel free to contact us for more information.

Storytimes

Pattycake Place:  Wed. & Thurs. @ 10:15 am for ages 0-24 months

Toddler Time:  Wed. & Thurs. @ 10:45 am for ages 18-36 months

*All Together Now:  Wed. & Thurs. @ 11:15 am for ages 0-36 months

These weekly storytimes are music-based and full of songs, rhymes and movement activities. They’re designed especially for babies & toddlers to enjoy with their caregivers.

 

*Preschool Pageturners:  Wed. & Thurs. @ 11:45 am for ages 3-5 years

This weekly storytime for preschoolers is designed to encourage the love of books which will help develop important early literacy skills.

 

*All Together Now & Preschool Pageturners will not take place during June, July & August

 

Lunch Bunch:  Wed. & Thurs. June 4 – Aug. 22 @ 11:30 am

This outdoor summer storytime welcomes all ages to enjoy books and an activity in Gazebo Park.  In the event of inclement weather, Lunch Bunch will be cancelled.

 

No registration required for any Storytimes

 

There will be no Storytimes June 26, 27, July 3, 4, Aug. 28, 29, Sept. 4, 5

Music Makers

Enhance your little one’s love of music during this 30-minute bonding time, with songs, dance, and movement games to excite your budding musician!

Monday June 10 @ 10:30 – 11:00 am or 11:05 – 11:35 am

Monday July 1 @ 10:30 – 11:00 am or 11:05 – 11:35 am

Monday Aug. 12 @ 10:30 – 11:00 am or 11:05 – 11:35 am

Ages 0-5 with Adult

Registration required as space is limited

Registration begins 2 weeks before the date of each program

Parachute Play

Ring around the parachute with music, games and a craft!  Toddlers are invited to come play with their caregivers.

Monday May 20 @ 10:15 – 10:55 am or 11:00 – 11:40 am

Monday July 8 @ 10:15 – 10:55 am or 11:00 – 11:40 am

Monday Aug. 19 @ 10:15 – 10:55 am or 11:00 – 11:40 am

Ages 2-5 with Adult

Registration required as space is limited

Registration begins 2 weeks before the date of each program – choose a time above to register

This program is offered thanks to the Walpole Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program

Beginning Reader Book Club

This month we’re reading Are You Ready to Play Outside? An Elephant and Piggie Book by Mo Willems.  Children just learning to read will work through the book together followed by a craft or activity. Copies will be available at the Children’s Room desk, starting one month before the meeting.

Tuesday May 21 @ 4:15 – 4:45 pm

No registration required

PJ Storytime

Join us in your pajama best!  Enjoy a read aloud and a craft or activity to end the night right.

Tuesday May 30 @ 6:30-7:15 pm

Ages 3 & up with an adult

No registration required

Barn Babies

During this hands-on program, children will be able to interact with a variety of animals including a diapered goat, a little pot-bellied pig, baby bunnies, chicks or ducks, puppies, and kittens!

Tuesday June 18 @ 2:00-2:30 pm & 2:30-3:00 pm

Ages 3 & up with an adult

Registration required as space is limited

Registration begins June 11

 

Surprise K & 1st Grade Fun

Join other kids your age for surprise, creative fun!

Thursday May 23 @ 4:15-5:00 pm

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each class separately by choosing a date above

Yoga for Little Kids

Get bendy with your buddies at this yoga class designed especially for preschoolers.

Tuesdays June 11,  July 9July 30 @ 10:15 – 11:00 am

Ages 3 – 5

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each class separately by choosing a date above

Yoga for Big Kids

Get bendy with your buddies at this yoga class designed especially for grade school children.

Tuesdays July 9July 30 @ 11:05 – 11:50 am

Incoming K – 5th graders

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each class separately by choosing a date above

Storyteller, Kurt Jackson

Drop in and join our favorite storyteller and MAP teacher as he shares some favorite tales. Pajamas welcome!

Date TBD @ 7:00 – 7:45 pm

Ages 4 & up with an adult

No registration required

Lego Club

Lego Club is back!  Challenge yourself to create different structures using the library’s collection of Legos.

Friday June 7July 12Aug. 9 @ 4:45 – 5:45 pm

Ages 5 & up

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each date separately by choosing a date above

Saturday Family Create & Build

Drop in for some casual art & Lego building with the family.

Saturdays: June 1 – Aug. 24 @ 11:00 – 1:00 pm

Ages 3 & up with an adult

No registration required

Summer Crafts

Drop in this summer and make a craft.  We’ll have something different each week.

Weekdays: June 24 – Aug. 23 @ 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Ages 3 & up with an adult

No registration required