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

Our weekly storytimes combine books, music, rhymes, and movement to develop early literacy.  Join us Wednesdays or Thursdays for Storytime fun!  *No Storytimes Nov. 21 & 22, Dec. 26 & 27 and Feb. 20 & 21. 

Pattycake Place: 0-24 mos.     Wed. & Thurs. at 10:15

Toddler Time: 18-36 mos.     Wed. & Thurs. at 10:45

All Together Now: 0-36 mos.     Wed. & Thurs. at 11:15

Preschool Pageturners: 3-5 yrs.     Wed. & Thurs. at 11:45

Please choose one age appropriate session per week, so we have room for everyone in the Children’s Program Room

No registration required

Drop-In Winter Crafts

Drop in to make seasonal arts and crafts each week!

Weekdays from Dec. 17 – Dec. 28

2:00-5:00 pm

Ages 3 & up with an adult

No registration required

Irish Step Dancing

In this introductory class, students will learn the first movements of a reel, as well as a traditional Irish circle dance!  All they’ll need is an interest in rhythm, movement and fun!  Taught by two-time World Champion Irish Step Dancer, Liam Harney.

Tuesday Jan. 8 – Ages 4-6

Wednesday Jan. 9 – Ages 7-9

4:15-5:15 pm

Registration required as space is limited.

Register for your child’s age group by choosing a date above

Nina's 4th & 5th Grade Fun

Join other kids your age for creative fun!

Thursdays Jan. 10 and Feb. 7

4:15-5:15 pm

Jan. 10 – String Art

Feb. 7 – Activity TBD

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each class separately by choosing a date above

Bernadette's 2nd & 3rd Grade Fun

Join other kids your age for creative fun!

Thursdays Jan. 24  and Feb. 14

4:15-5:15 pm

Jan. 24 – Stuffed Snowmen

Feb. 14 – Activity TBD

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each class separately by choosing a date above

Parachute Play

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

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

Monday Jan. 7 @ 10:15 – 10:55 am or 11:00 – 11:40 am

Monday Feb. 11 @ 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

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

PJ Storytime

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

Thursday Jan. 24

Tuesday Feb. 26

6:30-7:15 pm

Ages 4 & up with an adult

No registration required

Music Makers

Enhance your little one’s love of music during this 30-minute bonding time, with songs, dance, and movement games.

Monday Jan. 14 @ 10:30 – 10:55 am or 11:00 – 11:25 am

Monday Feb. 4 @ 10:30 – 10:55 am or 11:00 – 11:25 am

Ages 0-5 with Adult

Registration required as space is limited

Registration begins 2 weeks before the date of each program

Susan's Surprise K & 1st Grade Fun

Join other kids your age for surprise, creative fun!

Thursdays Jan. 31 and Feb. 28

4:15-5:00 pm

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each class separately by choosing a date above

Kids Yoga

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

Mondays Dec. 3, Jan. 28

Wednesday Feb. 20

10:15 – 11:00 am

Ages 3 – 5

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 of his favorite tales.  Pajamas welcome!

Tuesday Jan. 15

7:00-7:45 pm

Ages 4 and up

No registration required

Read to a Dog

Kids can relax with some one on one time with a specialized reading dog.  It’s a great opportunity for emergent readers to share books with a non-judgmental audience.  Dogs will simply love you and listen!  Bring your favorite book or pick one from our collections.

Saturdays Dec. 15, Jan. 12 and Feb. 9

1:30 – 3:15 pm

Ages 5 and up

Registration required as space is limited

Register for your 15 min. slot by visiting or calling the Children’s Desk

Lego Club

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

Fridays Jan. 18 & Feb. 15

4:15 – 5:15 pm

Ages 5 and up

Registration required as space is limited

Register for each date separately by choosing a date above

Winter Family Saturdays

Family Games & Puzzles

Drop in to try out games and puzzles from our Toy Collection!

Saturdays Dec. 8, Jan. 5, and Feb. 2

11:00 – 4:00 pm

Ages 3 & up with an adult

No registration required

Family Lego Day

Drop in and use the library’s Lego collection to build fantastic creations!  We’ll also have materials available for coloring at the craft table.

Saturdays Dec. 22, Jan. 19, and Feb. 16

11:00 – 4:00 pm

Ages 3 & up with an adult

No registration required

Family Create Day

Drop in to try out different arts and crafts projects!

Saturdays Dec. 29, Jan. 26, and Feb. 23

11:00 – 4:00 pm

Ages 3 & up with an adult

No registration required