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.

NEW Fall Storytimes

Our storytimes combine books, music, rhymes, and movement to develop early literacy. Join us from September 6 – November 30* for Fall Storytime fun! *No Storytimes Nov. 22 & 23

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 (best for siblings) – 0-36 mos. Wed. or Thurs. at 11:15

Preschool Pageturners – Ages 3-5 Wed or Thurs. at 11:45

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.

Susan's Surprise K & 1st Grade Fun

Join other kids your age for creative fun!

Thursday Oct. 19

4:30 – 5:30 pm

Children’s Program Room

Sign up for each week separately by choosing a date above – or visit/call the Children’s Desk.

Storyteller Kurt Jackson

Join our favorite storyteller and MAP teacher as he shares some of his not-so-spooky Halloween tales.  Pajamas welcome!

Thursday, Oct. 26

7:00 – 7:45 pm

Children’s Program Room

Ages 5 & up

 

Engineering Science Bug Putty

Create your own formula for a home-made type of putty called Science Bug Putty. Experiment with amounts, ingredients, mixing and then text your creations!

Thursday, Nov. 9 (Medfield Half-Day)

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Meeting Room

Grades 3 – 5

Please sign up

 

Dino Dig

Children play the part of a paleontologist as they find and assemble the bones of a wooden dinosaur model. They’ll even be able to see a real cast of a dinosaur footprint, tooth and claw!

Thursday, Nov. 9 (Medfield Half-Day)

3:15 – 4:15 pm

Meeting Room

Grades K – 2

Please sign up

Nina's 4th & 5th Grade Fun

Join other kids your age for creative fun!

Nov. 16 – T-Shirt Crafts

4:30 – 5:45 pm

Children’s Program Room

Sign up for each week separately by choosing a date above – or visit/call the Children’s Desk.

Yoga for Kids

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

Mondays Nov. 6 & Dec. 4
10:30 – 11:15 am

Children’s Program Room

Ages 3 – 5

Sign up for each week separately by choosing a date above – or visit/call the Children’s Desk.

Bernadette's 2nd & 3rd Grade Fun

Join other kids your age for creative fun!
Thursdays Oct. 26 – Slime, Nov. 30 – Pop-Up Crafts

4:30 – 5:45 pm

Children’s Program Room

Sign up for each week separately by choosing a date above – or visit/call the Children’s Desk.

Pokémon Club

Bring your collection of cards and play with other Pokémon fans. Mondays Oct. 16 & Oct. 30 and Nov. 13 & Nov. 27

4:30-5:30 pm

Children’s Program Room

Grades 1 – 5

Sign up for each week separately by choosing a date above – or visit/call the Children’s Desk.

Write On Club

Join beloved literary specialist, Jan Rimer, for this exceptional Writing Club.

Tuesdays Sept. 26 – Dec. 5

4:15-5:30 pm

Children’s Program Room

2nd Graders

Space is limited. Please visit or call the Children’s Desk to sign up.

Half Day Fun

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

Oct. 6, Nov. 9, 14 & 22

1:00-4:00 pm

Children’s Program Room

Grades K – 5

Family Lego Day

Drop in and use the library’s Lego collection to build fantastic creations!

Saturdays Sept. 30, Oct. 7 & 21 and Nov. 4 & 18

11:00-4:00 pm

Children’s Program Room

Ages 3 & up with Adult

Read to a Dog

Bring your favorite book or pick any from our collection to share with a specialized reading dog.

Saturdays, Oct. 28 and Nov. 25

1:30 – 3:00 pm

Children’s Program Room

Ages 5 & up

Space is limited. Sign up for your 15 min. slot.  Please visit or call the Children’s Desk to sign up

Music Makers

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

Fridays Sept. 29, Oct. 13 & 27, Nov. 17, Dec. 1 & 15

10:30 – 11:00 & 11:05 – 11:35

Children’s Program Room

Ages 0-5 with Adult

Space is limited. Please visit or call the Children’s Desk to sign up. This program is reserved for Medfield residents and is possible thanks to New ‘N Towne.

Parachute Play

Ring around the Parachute with music, games and fun!

Mondays Oct. 16 and Nov.20

10:30 – 11:15

Children’s Program Room

Ages 2 – 4 with Adult