May 3rd at 6:00pm
Davis Bates will present a family friendly program of songs and stories from New England history and folklore. A great event for kids you love music and singing and great for adults who want to learn a little about New England’s past! No registration required
TAKES PLACE AT THE SENIOR COMMUNITY CENTER at
THE TRANSPORTATION CENTER
Funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council
Saturday, May 20 @ 11am
This half hour storytime is designed for anyone aged 4 and up on the autism spectrum, who have sensory issues, or other special needs and their neurotypical peers! It involves interactive stories, activities, and bubbles at the end. Once a month! No registration required
Saturday, May 6th @ 2:30pm – 4pm
All ages are welcome to come play and build with Lego! We have Duplo and regular Lego and the librarian will provide a building challenge. Items built will be displayed in the Children’s Room for a month.
April Vacation Week
April 19th at 2pm
6 to 10 year olds can join Janna for a spring cupcake decorating workshop! Come make a flower cupcake, learn some decorating techniques, and hear a fun story. REGISTRATION REQUIRED
STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER
April 20th – 21st
Bring in your stuffie for a vacation, too! Drop off all day Thursday (10am – 5pm) and pick up all day on Friday (10am-5pm). Your animal will stay the night at the library and then bring you a note and activity when you pick them up. No need to sign up but make sure to fill out an emergency contact form! (If you are on vacation yourself we can make arrangements for a longer stay!)
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
April 22 All day!
Come into the Children’s Room to enjoy some games, activities, and projects to learn about the earth and you can do you help protect the environment! Great family activities and all ages are welcome. Just come on by!
May 12 at 4pm: Art Story Hike
In collaboration with Amesbury Trails, we will be doing a short family hike at Woodsom Farms, with a break in the middle to read an art and nature story, create some sun art, and try our hand at a colorful art creation. All ages are welcome. Strollers not recommended, but backpacks are great! Please REGISTER so we know who to expect!
May 23 at 10:30am: Messy Art
Come for our messy art program for 2 – 6 year olds! Create and have fun with colors and different media! Everyone is welcome and no registration is required for this exploration!
May 9th – June: StoryWalk
Check out the River Walk (starting passed the red barn, after the half circle path at the end of Water St) to read our community read book Art & Max while doing a little outdoor walk, run, or bike! Read as you stroll with the whole family!
Lindsay and her giant handmade puppets are sure to entertain! Come here short stories, some familiar and some not, that are great for ages 2 and up!
Funding provided by a donation from
Gwen’s Birthday Fund
Registration is not required but our space is limited
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!