July Siebecker: Children's / Youth Services Librarian (ex. 3)
Samantha Hoffman: Children's Department Assistant
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Music instructor & band leader Rick Marshall will teach students rudimentary rhythms, sticking combinations, beats, & self-expression through percussion.
Read more … FUN WITH RHYTHM DRUM CIRCLE
If your kid is crazy for slime, this is for them! In honor of Shark Week, we'll make glittering blue ocean slime - and then add plastic SHARKS! Space is limited, please click below to register.
Read more … Make Shark-Infested Ocean Slime!
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Pokemon is hot again! Join us for 2 hours of trading, dueling, & learning under the guidance of experienced young adult volunteers who will watch over trading for fairness and teach how to play for those who are new to the game. Please click below to register.
Read more … POKEMON CLUB!
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Minecraft players of all skill levels can bring their own devices, or may use one of the library’s eight computers to build, play & create. For elementary & up. Registration required; please click below to register.
Read more … Minecraft Club
The summer story time series features things from your child's favorite songs, including twinkling stars, itsy bitsy spiders, & more! Each program includes about 30 minutes of stories, finger-plays, songs and games related to that week’s theme, followed by a craft project and a snack; the total storytime runs approximately 60 minutes.
Please note that when you register, you are signing your child up for the entire 6 week session.
Read more … Story Time for 3 - 5 year-olds
Drop-In Rock Painting
3:00pm - 5:00pm
We are growing a very special garden this summer to celebrate our "Library's Rock!" summer reading program theme - a painted rock garden! Drop by any Monday afternoon during the summer months to paint a rock, then join us on 8/14 for a Garden Party to celebrate the instillation of the rock garden on the library's front lawn!
A VISIT FROM THE LUDLOW FIRE DEPARTMENT!
Meet real firefighters, learn about fire safety & the equipment used, take a tour through the fire truck, and even spray water with the water hose! All ages.
Sing With Me! Music Program for Preschoolers & Their Grown-ups
10:30am - 11:00am
If you have a little one who loves music, this program is for you! Join us for a half-hour of adult-&-child singing, clapping, and stomping along to favorite kids’ songs, with occasional musical instruments or accompanying books thrown in! No need to register, just drop in! Please note that adult participation is expected for this program - and it's fun!
HARRY POTTER'S BIRTHDAY PARTY!
Harry Potter's birthday, as every good fan knows, is July 31st - let's help him celebrate! Play the “Who Said That Line?” game, get sorted into your Hogwarts house, visit Olivander’s for wand selection, get yourself into a "Have Tou Seen This Wizard?" poster, do cauldron cake-decorating, & more! Costumes encouraged!
All invited, no registration necessary.
Enjoy a story time with your little one inspired by their favorite songs - twinkling stars, farms, monkeys,boats & more! Each program starts with a 15 minute free-play period, followed by about 15 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, and games, and finishes up with a simple craft & a snack.
Please note that when you register your child, you are signing up for all 5. weeks. Adult participation is expected and appreciated. Siblings welcome. Please notify the Children's Department if you are unable to make a day.
Read more … Story Time for 2-3 year olds