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Special Events for Children

Tunes for 2s and 3s

Wed Jul 1, 2015 10:30 AM at The Rabbit Hole, Main branch

image Have musical fun with your child in a warm, personal setting with singing, take-home song sheets, rhymes, movement, fingerplays, instruments and other surprises. Meets at 10:30am on June 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, and 15. Led by Martha Leader, Musician/Educator. *THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. If a registrant does not show up on time, their spot for that day will be made available to the public.*

Super Reader Summer Sign-Up!

Tue Jul 7, 2015 3:30 PM at Coolidge Corner Library

Make a cape, and decorate, then eat, a cake! Costumes are encouraged! Ages 3 and up are welcome to attend.

New England Birds of Prey

Tue Jul 7, 2015 4:00 PM at Putterham Branch Library

Come meet the birds of prey that make their homes in New England! Ages 5 and up are welcome to attend. Registration is required, call 617-730-2385 to sign up.

Big Ryan's Tall Tales

Thu Jul 9, 2015 11:00 AM at Main Library, Hunneman Hall

Storyteller Big Ryan will share original stories, along with some music and movement!  Ages 4 and up are welcome to attend.

Uncover the Mystery of Owl Pellets

Thu Jul 16, 2015 4:00 PM at Putterham Branch

Science and nature lovers should join us for this fascinating look at owl pellets, the regurgitated remains of the owls last meal, as we rebuild the skeleton of the animal that was eaten, we can uncover the mystery behind what type of owl it may have been and where it may have lived. You may want to attend the Raptors program first. Ages 8 and older – Registration required

Meet Your New Best Friend: A Ball Python

Tue Jul 21, 2015 4:30 PM at Putterham Branch

Jean Valjean, a 3 year old and 3 foot long, Ball Python will be visiting the library today. Come learn the facts about snakes, as well as some common myths, and learn what it takes to be a snake owner. Ages 8 and older - Registration required

Campfire Storytime

Wed Jul 22, 2015 7:00 PM at Putterham Branch

Help us build our indoor “campfire” and then share campfire songs and stories. Ages 3-6 and family.

Ralph the Shy Guinea Pig

Tue Jul 28, 2015 10:30 AM at Putterham Branch

Have you ever wondered if a guinea pig would make a good pet? Or if they really are pigs? Come meet Ralph the guinea pig and find out the answers to these questions from our very own young animal expert, Lila. Ages 5 and older – Registration required

Chloe the Friendly Bearded Dragon

Thu Jul 30, 2015 10:30 AM at Putterham Branch

Lila is back! This time with Chloe, the Friendly Bearded Dragon. Lila will introduce us to this exotic species and we will learn all about their care, what they eat, how they sleep, and what they like to do for fun! Ages 5 and older – Registration required

Make a Hedgehog Book

Tue Aug 4, 2015 4:00 PM at Putterham Branch

Come make a Hedgehog book in preparation for Hedgie’s visit next week. We will use the art of paper folding of recycled books to create hedgehogs, a fun and simple craft. Ages 8 and older - Registration required

Hedgie’s Visit

Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:30 AM at Putterham Branch

Hedgie the hedgehog will join us for stories about hedgehogs and then we will share information about the care of hedgehogs as pets as well as facts about hedgehogs in the wild. Ages 5 and older - Registration required

End of the Summer Reading Program Ice Cream Party!

Wed Aug 19, 2015 3:30 PM at Coolidge Corner Branch

Drop-in to the meeting room and make ice cream sundaes to celebrate great summer reading!

End of the Summer Reading Program Ice Cream Party!

Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:30 PM at Putterham Branch

Drop-in to the meeting room and make ice cream sundaes to celebrate great summer reading!

Ongoing Activities for Children