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 Storytimes combine books, music, rhymes, and movement to develop early literacy. Join us from June – August for Summer Storytime fun!

*Pattycake Place– Ages 0-24 mos. Wed. and Thurs. at 10:30

*Toddler Time– Ages 18-36 mos. Wed. and Thurs. at 11:00

* Our Storytimes are very popular.  Please choose one age appropriate session per week, so we have room for everyone in the Children’s Program Room.

Lunch Bunch – All Ages. Wed. and Thurs. at 11:30

Everybody is welcome to join us outside behind the Gazebo to enjoy stories and activities.  In case of rain, Lunch Bunch will be canceled.

No Storytimes June 14 & 15, 21 & 22 and Aug. 23 & 24, 30 & 31

Yoga for Kids - Ages 3 to 5

Enjoy stories, songs, and games that improve flexibility and coordination. This yoga class, taught by Erin Man, is perfect for little ones!

Ages 3 – 5

Mondays: June 19, July 24 & Aug. 21

10:30 – 11:15  in the Children’s Program Room

Please sign up for one or more dates!

Parachute Play - Ages 2 and up

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

Ages 2 – 4

Mondays: June 12, July 10 & Aug. 14

10:30 – 11:15 in the Children’s Program Room

Crafter's World

Drop in for something new each week.  Get creative with different materials to make a new masterpiece every week you come!

Ages 3 & up with Adult

Weekdays: June 26 – Aug. 18

1:30 – 4:30 in the Children’s Program Room

No Crafter’s World on Aug. 11

Sign Language Club

Join MAP teacher, Charlotte Brown, to learn Sign Language in a fun and interactive way.  Kids can learn the alphabet, animals, basic phrases and more!

Ages 6 – 10

Tues. & Thurs.: July 11, 13, 18 & 20

4:30 – 5:30 in the Children’s Program Room

Call or visit the Children’s Desk to sign up

Summer Songfest with Jeannie Mack

Sing, dance, clap along and try your luck at a tongue-twister or two, if you dare, with interactive songs about sea creatures, sun and sand, swimming, eating ice cream cones and more!

Ages 1 – 8

Tuesday, July 18

10:30 – 11:15, Outside at the Gazebo

No Sign up required

Rainforest Reptiles

Get up close and personal with a selection of rainforest reptiles!  Learn all about alligators and crocodiles.

Ages 5 – 12

Monday July 31

2:00 – 3:00 in the Dailey Room

Free tickets will be available for Medfield Residents starting Friday, July 28 and for non-residents on Monday, July 31.  Pick up your tickets in the Children’s Room.

 

Storyteller, Kurt Jackson

Join our favorite storyteller and MAP teacher as he shares some of his favorite tales.  Wear your cozy PJs too!

Ages 5 & up

Tuesdays: July 25 & August 22

7:00 – 7:45 in the Children’s Program Room

Stuffed Animal Slumber Party

Drop in during the MEMO Concert with your favorite stuffed animal and a cozy blanket to tuck them in.  Pick them up in the morning and see pictures of all the fun and mischief they got up to during the night!

All Ages

Thursday, August 3

5:30 – 7:00 in the Children’s Program Room

Tie Dye Day

Add a little color to your world!  Come join us for a tie dye event where you’ll create a one of a kind item with your own pattern and colors.  You bring the 100% cotton, pre-washed clothing item and we’ll provide the colors, guidance and encouragement.

Ages 6 – 10

Friday, August 11

10:30 – 1:45 in the Children’s Program Room

Call or visit the Children’s Desk to sign up for a 30 minute session

Kindergarten Kickstart

Incoming Kindergarteners are invited to come and try out a variety of fun activities to help them get ready for their big step into Kindergarten.

Monday, August 14

4:30 – 5:30 in the Meeting Room

End of Summer Celebration

Come celebrate the close of another summer with fun and learning.  We’ll have games, a bounce house and more!

All Ages

Tuesday, August 22

3:00 – 5:00 at Gazebo Park