The first floor of the library is now open! We are also available by phone or email during business hours for help, questions and item recommendations.

Kids’ Programs

Programs at the Medfield Public Library

All programs are FREE thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Medfield Library. Many of these programs will be brought to you virtually, through Zoom, an online video and audio conferencing platform.  Advance registration is required to receive the Zoom meeting links.  Feel free to contact us for more information.

Virtual Storytimes

Join us from home for Virtual Storytimes on Zoom!

 

  • Virtual Rhyme Time Storytime (Ages 0-3 yrs)
      • Every Thursday* @ 10:00 AM
      • *NO STORYTIMES July 1, Sept. 2 & 9
  • Virtual Tails & Tales Storytime (Ages 3-5 yrs)
      • Thursdays: June 17, July 22, August 12 @ 11:00 AM

REGISTER HERE & you’ll receive an email with the General Zoom link.  Each storytime is geared towards a specific age group but all children are invited!  

 

Please make sure that a caregiver is present or nearby during the Zoom session.

Storytime on the Green

Join us on Gazebo Green for an outdoor session of stories, followed by some fun movement activities! Caregivers with children of all ages are welcome to come with a blanket/chairs and spread out on the grass.

 

  • Wednesdays: June 9 thru August 25 @ 10:30 AM

No registration required

 

In the event of rain, storytime will be cancelled

Virtual Animal Experience with Roger Williams Park Zoo

Join us on Zoom & get up close with three Roger Williams Park Zoo animals. Kids will have the chance to ask & answer questions with a trained animal handler to learn more about these wild wonders!

Registration required to receive the Zoom invite.  Pick the desired date below to register.  A registration confirmation email, with the Zoom invite, will be sent out as early as the week before the program date.

 

Best for ages 3 yrs. & up but everyone is invited!

 

Special sign up required.

To register, please choose only one date above, either June 28th OR June 30th You’re one registration will allow your whole household to attend! You’ll receive an email with the Zoom invite.

 

Please make sure that a caregiver is present or nearby during the Zoom session.

Kids Yoga on the Green

Join Certified Children’s Yoga Instructor & Elementary Educator, Erin Mann, on Gazebo Green for an outdoor session of yoga for kids. Yoga activities are a great way to learn about relaxation, meditation, and peace – while having fun at the same time!  Children and caregivers can spread out on the grass with our sanitized yoga mats or bring their own.

 

Special sign up required.

To register, click on desired age group above.

 

Caregivers should be present during the session.

Virtual Music Makers

Zoom along with Cheer Captain Charlotte as she leads the way with music, movement, stories, and fun!  Children of all ages with their caregivers are welcome, especially ages 0-5.

 

  • Mondays: June 21, July 26, Aug. 9 @ 10:30 AM

REGISTER HERE & you’ll receive an email with the General Zoom link. 

 

Please make sure that a caregiver is present or nearby during the Zoom session.

Music & Movement on the Green

Join us on Gazebo Green for an outdoor session of music & movement with your little, budding musicians!  Caregivers with children of all ages are welcome to come with a blanket/chairs and spread out on the grass.

 

  • Mondays: July 12 & Aug. 23 @ 10:30 AM & 11:15 AM
    • Led by award-winning singer/songwriter, Carrie Rowan

No registration required

 

Please join us during one of the two time slots.

 

In the event of rain, Music & Movement will be cancelled

Kurt Jackson Presents - A Kids' Storytelling Spectacular!

Join Kurt Jackson at Gazebo Park for a night of stories created and performed by young storytellers!  Do you have a child (age 5-12 yrs.) who wants to create a story and share it? Register your child here and they can be part of the show!

 

  • Tuesday: August 10 @ 6:40 PM
    • Rain date – Tuesday: August 17

Children and caregivers of all ages are invited to the show! 

 

No Registration Required to attend!

Virtual Big Ryan's Tall Tales

Join Big Ryan on Zoom for stories, talking animal friends, and fun! Best for ages 3 & up but everyone is welcome to attend!

 

  • Thursday: July 15 @ 11:00 AM

REGISTER HERE & you’ll receive an email with the General Zoom link. 

 

Please make sure that a caregiver is present or nearby during the Zoom session.

Virtual PJ Yoga Storytime

Join Miss Erin on Zoom for books and poses to ease into a mindful night’s rest – parents are invited to participate too!

 

  • Monday: August 9 @ 6:30 PM

Best for ages 3 & up but all kids are invited!

 

REGISTER HERE and you’ll receive an email with the General Zoom link.

 

Please make sure that a caregiver is present or nearby during the Zoom session.

Virtual Crayon Critter Paintings with Charlotte

Join Charlotte on Zoom to make wax-resist animal artwork! Crayon drawings plus colorful watercolor paint equals really cool masterpieces!

 

  • Wednesday: July 21 @ 4:00 PM

This program is designed for ages 5-8.

 

Special sign up required.

REGISTER HERE  & you’ll receive an email with a Special Zoom link.

 

Please make sure a caregiver is present or nearby during the Zoom session.

Silly Virtual Storytime with Mr. Vinny

Join Mr. Vinny on Zoom for storytelling, puppets, doodling, bad music and of course a lot of high energy silliness!! Best for ages 3 & up but everyone is welcome to attend!

 

  • Thursday: August 5 @ 11:00 AM

REGISTER HERE & you’ll receive an email with the General Zoom link. 

 

Please make sure that a caregiver is present or nearby during the Zoom session.

Virtual "My Grownup & Me" Craft Time with Middi

Caregivers & preschoolers are invited to join Librarian Middi on Zoom for a half hour of creative bonding time! Enjoy a read-aloud and a simple craft together.

 

  • Monday: Aug. 2 @ 10:30 AM

This program is designed for ages 3-5, together with a caregiver.

 

Special sign up required.

REGISTER HERE & you’ll receive an email with a Special Zoom link.

 

 

Virtual Doggie Mix-up Drawings with Pop Up Art School

Join Pop up Art School on Zoom to learn how to draw at least four breeds of dogs. Cut the pictures in half to mix and match for maximum doggy cuteness.

 

  • Wednesday: July 28 @ 4:00 PM

This program is designed for ages 8-12.

 

Special sign up required.

REGISTER HERE & you’ll receive an email with a Special Zoom link.

Virtual Mark Parisi Kids' Cartoon Workshop

Join cartoonist, Mark Parisi, creator of the Marty Pants series, for a fun, interactive presentation/drawing workshop on Zoom.  There will be cartoons & cartooning tips, book reading, live drawing, and Q & A with Mark. Make sure to have paper & a pencil or marker at the ready!

 

  • Wednesday: August 4 @ 4:00 PM

Best for ages 7-12 but Adults will love it too!

 

Special sign up required.

REGISTER HERE & you’ll receive an email with a Special Zoom link.