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.

Fall Storytimes

Join us for Fall Storytimes starting September 11, 2019.  Storytimes take place every Wednesday and Thursday, except for the dates listed below.  Please choose one that fits your schedule best, so there is room for everyone in the Program Room.  No registration required.

No Storytimes Nov. 27 & 28.

 

*Pattycake Place:  10:15 am – Recommended for ages 0-24 months

*Toddler Time:  10:45 am – Recommended for ages 18-36 months

*All Together Now:  11:15 am – Recommended for for ages 0-36 months

*These programs 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:  11:45 am – Recommended for Ages 3-5 

**This program for preschoolers is designed to encourage a love of books that help develop important early literacy skills.  Participants are encouraged to separate from their caregivers for the first part of the program but we ask for help with our craft at the end. On Nov. 13 & 14, the kiddos will have a chance to be part of Medfield’s Town Wide Master Plan, with an “Our Neighborhood of Tomorrow” theme! 

Music Makers

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

Ages 0-5 with an adult

 

Monday, Nov. 25  @  10:30-11:00 am  &  11:05-11:35 am

 

Registration required as space is limited

Registration begins 2 weeks before each class date

Register by choosing your preferred time above

 

This program is reserved for Medfield residents and is offered thanks to New ‘N Towne Club of Medfield

Parachute Play

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

Ages 2.5 – 5 with an adult

 

Monday, Nov. 18  @  10:15-10:55 am  & 11:00-11:40 am

 

Registration required as space is limited

Registration begins 2 weeks before each class date

Register by choosing your preferred time above

 

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

smART Club for K & 1st Graders

Kindergarten and 1st Graders can join other kids their age for a different surprise, creative learning activity each month! 

 

Thursday, Nov. 7  @  4:30-5:15 pm

 

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each separately by choosing a date above

smART Club for 2nd & 3rd Grade

2nd and 3rd Graders can join other kids their age for a different creative learning activity each month!

 

Thursday, Nov. 14  @  4:30-5:15 pm – Learn Finger Knitting

 

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each separately by choosing a date above

smART Club for 4th & 5th Grade

4th and 5th Graders can join other kids their age for a different creative learning activity each month! 

 

Thursday, Nov. 21  @  4:30-5:15 pm – Seasonal Treat Jars

 

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each separately by choosing a date above

Read to a Dog

Bring your favorite book or pick any from our collection to share with a specialized therapy dog for 15 minutes.

Ages 5 and up

 

Saturday, Nov. 16  @  1:00-3:30 pm

 

Registration required as space is limited

Register for your 15 minute time slot by calling or visiting the Children’s Desk

 

Beginning Reader Book Club

This book club is for newly independent readers to practice reading out loud by working through a story together, followed by a related craft or activity. Extra copies of the book will be available for checkout at the Children’s Desk one month before each meeting.  Pick one up ahead of time so your new reader can enjoy it and become familiar with it! 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 26  @  4:30-5:15 pm – Dance, Dance, Dance! by Ethan Long

 

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each separately by choosing a date above

Imagining a Future Medfield

School age kids can get involved in Medfield’s Town Wide Master Plan by imagining and creating a Medfield of the Future.  Crafters, innovators, and future community leaders welcome! 

Grades 2-5

 

Tuesday, Nov. 19  @  4:30-5:15 pm

 

Registration required as space is limited

Lego Club

Challenge yourself to build with the library’s collection of Legos.  Then we’ll put them out on display for all to see! 

Ages 5 – 10

 

Friday, Nov. 22  @  4:30-5:15 pm

 

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each separately by choosing a date above

PJ Storytime - A Medfield of Your Dreams

Join us in your pajama best! Enjoy a read aloud and an activity to end the night right. During this special storytime, kiddos will have a chance to be part of Medfield’s Town Wide Master Plan by crafting the “Medfield of Your Dreams”!

Designed for preschool age through 1st Grade with an adult

No registration required

 

Thursday, Nov. 21  @  6:30 – 7:15 pm

Rainforest Reptiles

Get up close and personal with a selection of alligators, turtles & snakes from the rainforests around the world.  Herpetologists will share facts and dispel your misconceptions about the rainforest and the reptiles that live in them. 

Ages 4 & up with an adult

 

Friday, Nov. 8  @  3:30 – 4:15 pm

 

Registration required as space is limited