Youth Events

July Siebecker: Children's /  Youth Services Librarian (ex. 3)
Samantha Hoffman: Children's Department Assistant

contact us at: hubbardyouthroom@gmail.com

8/07/2018

Make Magnetic Slime!

1:00pm

Kick your slime game up a notch with slime that responds to metal - yes, really, MAGNETIC SLIME! Space is limited, please click below to register.

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8/08/2018

Story Time for 2-3 year olds

10:00am

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.

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3-D & Robotics Makerspace program

2:30pm - 4:30pm

See, learn about, and use some of the coolest new tech out there, like a 3D printer, a CNC milling/carving machine,   Ozobots, Little Bits Electronics, & a bunch of other cool stuff. Participants will learn how to use the TinkerCAD & possibly Easel programs. Optional (but helpful): bring your laptop if you have one, so you can learn on your own device (no software needs to be installed to play with the programs introduced in the workshop).

This program is generously sponsored by a grant from the Ludlow Cultural Council.

Please click below to register.

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Drop-In Legos!

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Every Wednesday afternoon during the summer we pull out our big bin of Legos! You can do free-form building, or try one of our Challenge Cards; creations will be put on display in the Children's Department for the week!

8/09/2018

FUN WITH RHYTHM DRUM CIRCLE

5:30pm

Music instructor & band leader Rick Marshall will teach students rudimentary rhythms, sticking combinations, beats, & self-expression through percussion.

 

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8/10/2018

Minecraft 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.

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8/13/2018

Story Time for 3 - 5 year-olds

10:00am

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.

 

 

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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!

Follow Up/Intermediate Ukelele Class!

3:00pm

If you took the beginner's class or if you already have some experience with playing the ukelele, this class is for you! This grant-funded class is provided free to you by the Ludlow Cultural Council.  Class size is limited, please click below to register.

 

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8/14/2018

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!