The library will be closed Monday, April 15 for Patriots' Day

Kids’ Programs

Programs at the Medfield Public Library

All programs are FREE thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Medfield Library. Programs are generally held in the Children’s Room or the Meeting Room, however during the warm months some may be held outside on Gazebo Green.  Advance registration is required for certain programs, due to space and supplies being limited.  Feel free to contact us for more information.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

There are so many great kids’ programs at the library!

For a full list of the library’s events, check our CALENDAR.

Tip: For a caregiver friendly format, switch to “Month View” & change “All Events” to “Children” in the drop down menu.

MPL STORYTIMES

Join us in the Children’s Room on

Thursdays & Fridays (through April 30*)

Please choose the one session per week that best fits your schedule and your child(ren)’s needs

Pattycake Babies : Ages 0-18 months w/ caregiver

10:15-10:30 am 


Rhyme Time: Ages 18-36 months w/ caregiver

10:40-11:00 am


No Registration Required

*Please Note that we will be changing our weekly Storytimes to Wednesdays & Thursdays beginning May 1st

WEEKEND DROP-IN FUN

Drop into the Activity Room to enjoy the day’s activities!

Best for ages 3-10 with a caregiver

Saturdays, 11-2*

Sundays, 1-4*

No Registration Required

*Except when the library is closed

TUMMY TIME

Exclusively for pre-walkers & their caregiver(s), this relaxed program is perfect for baby’s development.

◊ Monday, 5/6 ⋅ 1:00-2:30 pm ◊

◊ Monday, 6/10 ⋅ 1:00-2:30 pm ◊

No Registration Required

Drop-in any time during the 90 minute period with your pre-walker and a blanket.

KIDS' YOGA

Little Yogis can join Certified Children’s Yoga Instructor, Adrienne Mandigo, for yoga and mindfulness.

◊ Monthly in the Meeting Room On Mondays ◊


◊ 5/20: AGES 3-6 ◊ (10:15 – 11:00 am)

◊ 6/17: AGES 3-6 ◊ (10:15 – 11:00 am)

No Registration Required

LEGO CLUB

A chance for LEGO fans ages 5-10 to build together.

(Upstairs in the Children’s Program Room)


◊ Wednesday, 4/24 ⋅ 4:15-5:00 pm – REGISTER

◊ Wednesday, 5/8 ⋅ 4:15-5:00 pm – REGISTER

◊ Wednesday, 5/22 ⋅ 4:15-5:00 pm – REGISTER

◊ Wednesday, 6/5 ⋅ 4:15-5:00 pm – REGISTER

Please note that 6/5 will be the final LEGO Club this season. Some of our regular programming goes on hiatus over the summer to allow us to focus on Summer Reading Programming. We will resume the program again in the fall. 

POKÉMON PALS

A chance for Pokémon fans between ages 6-9 to share their love of all things Pokémon.

(Upstairs in the Children’s Program Room)


◊ Wednesday, 4/17 ⋅ 4:15-5:00 pm REGISTER

◊ Wednesday, 5/1 ⋅ 4:15-5:00 pm REGISTER

◊ Wednesday, 5/15 ⋅ 4:15-5:00 pm REGISTER

◊ Wednesday, 5/29 ⋅ 4:15-5:00 pm REGISTER

◊ Wednesday, 6/12 ⋅ 4:15-5:00 pm REGISTER

 

Please note that 6/5 will be the final Pokémon Pals this season.

Some of our regular programming goes on hiatus over the summer to allow us to focus on Summer Reading Programming. 

DROP-IN SENSORY PLAY

Stop by for a variety of sensory activities

Best for ages 2-6 with a caregiver

Every Tuesday (10:15-11:45 am)

No Registration Required

Please note that 6/18 will be the final Drop-In Sensory Play session this season.

Some of our regular programming goes on hiatus over the summer to allow us to focus on Summer Reading Programming.

MOOVE, GROOVE & LEARN

Join Miss Yvette from Walpole CFCE for music, movement, a story and lots of fun!

5/13, 6/3, 9/16, 10/7, 11/18, 12/9

10:15-10:45am

Best for ages 0-5 yrs. with a caregiver

No Registration Required

This program is funded by the Walpole CFCE, which is funded through the MA Dept. of Early Education and Care’s Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant. 

BOOK BUDDIES

This program is for emerging readers ages 5-7.

Practice reading a book by working through a story together, and then do a fun activity.

◊ Tuesday, April 29 ◊

◊ 4:15-5:00 pm ◊

No Registration Required

(Located upstairs in the Children’s Program Room)

JOYS OF NATURE - LIVE ANIMAL SHOW

◊ Wednesday, April 17 ◊

 

Join us downstairs in the Dailey Room

for an educational program with Joy from Joys of Nature.

Joy has been doing live animal programming for over 20 years.

Her sessions allow kids to get up close and personal

with some incredible animals.

 

This program is for kids ages 5-10 with an adult. 

There are Two Showings: 

 

10:30-11:00 or 11:30-12:00 

 

SPACE IS LIMITED! REGISTRATION REQUIRED! 

 

Click here to sign up. Please choose 1 showing only and enter each audience member’s name.

BIG RYAN STORYTIME

Join storyteller Big Ryan for a family-friendly hour

of original stories, puppet play & more!

 

◊ Saturday, May 11 (11:00am – 12:00 pm ◊

 

Best for ages 3 and up with a caregiver

 

No Registration Required

 

Downstairs in the meeting room.

SUMMER READING KICKOFF EVENT

◊ Saturday, June 22 ◊

10am – 2 pm

 

Stop by the Gazebo to pick up everything you’ll need for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge

Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader

 

Then, stay for some fun events:

 

    • Goats & Giggles: Stop in between 10-12 to snuggle some goats.
    • Drop-In Fun: Stop in between 10-1:30 for crafts, games, and more in the Children’s Program room.
    • Through Me to You Puppetry: Come for a puppet show from 1-1:45pm with Newton and his friends.

 

Can’t make it to the Kickoff?

Visit the library any day after to pick up a Challenge Bag.

 

All Ages Welcome – No Registration Required

Summer Reading is brought to you by the

Friends of the Medfield Public Library