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

Our weekly storytimes combine books, music, rhymes, and movement to develop early literacy.  Starting in September join us Wednesdays or Thursdays for Fall Storytime fun!  *No Storytimes Aug. 29 & 30 and Nov. 21 & 22. 

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

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

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

Preschool Pageturners: 3-5 yrs.     Wed. or 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

Preschool Pageturners on  Sept. 26 & 27 and Oct. 3 & 4 is offered thanks to the Walpole Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program

Bernadette's 2nd & 3rd Grade Fun

Join other kids your age for creative fun!

Thursdays Sept. 20, Oct 18 & Nov. 15

4:15-5:15 pm

Sept. 20 – Paper Weaving

Oct. 18 – Halloween Sillouettes

Nov. 15 – Erupting Volcanoes

Registration required

Register for each class separately by choosing a date above

Susan's Surprise K & 1st Grade Fun

Join other kids your age for surprise, creative fun!

Thursdays Sept. 27, Oct 25 & Nov. 29

4:15-5:00 pm

Registration required

Register for each class separately by choosing a date above

Nina's 4th & 5th Grade Fun

Join other kids your age for creative fun!

Thursdays Oct 11 & Nov. 8

4:15-5:15 pm

Oct. 11 – Halloween Lanterns

Nov. 8 – Holiday Gifts and Wrapping Paper

Registration required

Register for each class separately by choosing a date above

Author of the Month

Enjoy reading books by a beloved author all month long and drop in with the family for a casual book club, featuring a read-a-loud, craft and activity.

Thursday Sept. 27 – Mo Willems Books

Tuesday Oct. 16 – Dav Pilkey Books

Thursday Nov. 15 – Kate DiCamillo Books

7:00 – 7:45 pm

Ages 4 and up

No registration required

Parachute Play

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

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

Monday Oct. 22 @ 10:15 – 10:55 am or 11:00 – 11:40 am

Ages 2-4 with Adult

Registration required and begins 2 weeks before the date of each program

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

Summer Music Makers

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

Monday Sept. 17 @ 10:30 – 10:55 am or 11:00 – 11:25 am

Monday Oct. 15 @ 10:30 – 10:55 am or 11:00 – 11:25 am

Monday Nov. 19 @ 10:30 – 10:55 am or 11:00 – 11:25 am

 

Ages 0-5 with Adult

 

Registration required and begins 2 weeks before the date of each program

Kids Yoga

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

Mondays Oct. 1 & Nov. 5

10:30 – 11:30 am

Ages 3 – 5

Registration required

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 not-too-spooky tales.  PJ’s welcome.

Thursday Oct. 25

7:00 – 7:45 om

Ages 4 and 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 potbellied pig, lots of baby bunnies, chicks or ducks, puppies and kittens!

Friday Oct. 5

2:00 – 2:25 pm or 2:30 – 3:00 pm

Ages 3 and up

Registration required and begins on Sept. 28

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

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 Sept. 29, Oct. 20, Nov. 10

1:30 – 3:15 pm

Ages 5 and up

Registration required

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

Half Days @ the Library

Drop in on half days this fall to try different activities with friends!

Fridays Oct. 5 and Nov. 9

Wednesday Nov. 21

1:00 – 4:00 pm

Grades K – 5

No registration required

Lego Club

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

Fridays Sept. 21, Oct. 26, Nov. 26

4:15 – 5:15 pm

Ages 5 and up

Registration required

Register for each date separately by choosing a date above

Fall Family Saturdays

Family Games & Puzzles

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

Saturdays Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 24

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 Sept. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 3

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 Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Nov. 17

11:00 – 4:00 pm

Ages 3 & up with an adult

No registration required