ALL LIBRARY PROGRAMS ARE FREE
(REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR SOME)
January 15 – March 15
In collaboration with the Amesbury elementary schools, join us for winter reading! Have your own individual account and record as a classroom at school!
More information here!
BOOK MAKING WORKSHOPS
March 4th 3:30pm – 4:30pm: Name Notebooks REGISTER
March 11th 3:30pm – 5pm: Chain-stitch Binding REGISTER
March 18th 6pm – 7:30pm: Tunnel Books REGISTER
March 25th 6pm – 7pm: Accordion Books REGISTER
This four week session for 8 – 12 year olds with Nicole will allow kids to try different book making techniques! Sign up for one or sign up for them all (some of the projects are long so you can work on them over multiple weeks in need be!) Sew a book, fold a book, cut a book…so many ways to create! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR EACH WEEK
Sheryl Faye Presents: Susan B. Anthony
March 27th at 6:30pm
Meet Susan B. Anthony and learn about her fight to get women’ the right to vote. Faye does a dramatic presentation that is great for kids and adults alike! In celebration of the 100 year anniversary of women’s right to vote in this country. Registration not required! An after-hours program sponsored by the Charles E. Lernar Family Foundation.
Wednesday, March 18 at 10am REGISTER
Friday, April 10 at 11:30am
Join talented teacher Julie Pike Edmond for a great movement program for 3 to 5 year olds! These programs will have you pretending to be race cars, jumping over lily pads, and learning how to move your body!
STITCH A BIT
Tuesdays from 6pm – 7:45pm
February 25th: Felt Kindness Hearts
March 31st: Suffragette Badges
Come learn some new stitches (no experience necessary) or work on some! These workshops are for the whole family! Each month, Sarah Chapman will bring a different stitching project to create! All are welcome and supplies are provided!
SOCIAL JUSTICE STORYTIME
Saturdays at 10am
March 21st: Women’s Right to Vote
Each month this storytime intended for 4 – 7 year olds and their adults will explore a social justice topic through picture books, discussion, and sometimes activities or games. This program is a great way to open the door to discuss different parts of our world on a level that kids will understand! Adults will have handouts to take home.
BUILDING BLOCK SATURDAYS
First Saturday of the Month
September – May
Come build all day in the children’s room with Lego, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, and more! If you make a sturdy structure, put it on display for the month!
Join Amy for a delicious book tasting! Enjoy some Flatbread pizza and then try some different books Read snippets of books and descriptions, discuss different titles, decide what looks tasty and perhaps take a new read home. Amy will have all titles ready for the tasting! Each month is a different theme. In addition to our suggestions, feel free to bring a book you’re currently enjoying to share with the group (does NOT need to match the monthly theme)! Registration is required so we know how much pizza to get! All free!
For questions about programming contact
Clare Dombrowski (Children’s Librarian) at email@example.com
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!