ALL LIBRARY PROGRAMS ARE FREE
(REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR SOME)
Creative Movement with Julie!
September 20th at 11:30am REGISTER HERE
October 11th at 11:30am (Registration starts Sept 21st)
November 15th at 11:30am (Registration starts Oct 12th)
Julie will have your 3 to 5 year olds moving, leaping, walking like a superhero, and exploring all the ways they can move their bodies! Please only bring 3 to 5 year olds as younger children can get hurt. Registration is required as this is a popular program!
September 18 – 22nd
Fairy and Gnome Week
Come into the Children’s Room all week to create a Fairy or Gnome of your own, create some whimiscal activities, and enter to win a family four pack of tickets to the Portsmouth Fairy House Tour that weekend!
On Friday, September 22nd visit the library between 1:30pm-4pm to create flowerpot house to take home!
September 9th, October 7th, November 4th at 10:30am
Sensory Storytime is an interactive storytime led by Clare that is intended for children aged 4 and up who are on the autism spectrum, have sensory processing issues, or just want a fun storytime. This half-hour program includes books, songs, and ends with bubbles. Kids can follow along with their own visual schedules. Monthly program with no registration.
October 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
Light Up Stuffies!
Create your own creature with a light-up feature with Sarah Chapman! In this class youwill design a plush toy, make a simple circuit, and stuff and finish your plush toy. Your final stuffed toy will have an L.E.D. light wherever you decide: on its nose, eye, heart, or belly button. This program is for 9 – 12 year olds. It is a 4 week program and attendees must be able to attend all four. REGISTER HERE for all 4 weeks.
Saturday, October 14th 12:30 – 1:30pm
Are you in 5th or 6th grade and enjoy reading? Come and share what you’ve been reading, what you enjoy to read, and listen to what other kids have been reading to get some ideas for new books. Amy will have Flatbread pizza for lunch to munch while you talk! REGISTRATION is required (so we know how much pizza to order)
October 6th at 10:30am
PUMPKIN PATCH STORYTIME
All ages are welcome to join the library for an outdoor storytime at the Main Street Congregational Church Pumpkin Patch (right next door to the library). We’ll read pumpkin stories, sing songs, do some movement and have fun! Afterwards, join us inside the library for a craft!
(Rain date is Oct 10th at 10am)
October 19th at 3:30pm
Cupcake Decorating with Janna!
Create delicious works of art while experimenting with frosting and decorations! Janna will have a theme and design to work from for each workshop. Monthly program for 6 to 10 year olds with REGISTRATION REQUIRED for each program.
October 18 at 6:30pm
Pumpkin Cookie Decorating
The whole family can come for some fall stories, pumpkin rhymes, and create a sweet treat with a pumpkin shaped cookie! No registration is required and all ages welcome!
November 2nd 6:30 – 8pm
MINDFULNESS FOR PRESCHOOL EDUCATORS
Join Sheryl White as she gives hands-on activities and information to use when working with preschools to create a more mindful classroom or home. She will also discuss the benefits of practicing mindfulness and give lots of tips to take away. Certificates will be given out. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
For questions about programming contact
Clare Dombrowski (Children’s Librarian) at firstname.lastname@example.org
For information concerning access to Programs, please contact the Assistant Library Director at 978-388-8148 or by mail at Amesbury Public Library, 149 Main St., Amesbury, MA 01913. While the Library seeks to provide reasonable accommodation upon request for access to routine Library programs and resources, it is preferable that requests for accommodation with regard to scheduled events be made at least one week prior to the event to allow the Library sufficient time to make alternate arrangements for the event.
Funding for programming and supplies is provided by the Friends of the Amesbury Library, local businesses, donations from the community, and the donation of presenters of their time. Thank you to them all!