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Pre-School Programs begin October 10, 2017
Tuesdays from 10:00 – 10:50 am.
Looking for a fun activity to do with your toddler? Come to toddler story hour and meet other parents, enjoy songs, movements, stories, and a craft with your toddler! This group is geared for toddlers and their caregivers age 18 months-35 months by September 1st. Caregivers must remain in the room with their toddler and pre-registration is required. Register Here! Note: The first 15 toddlers and their caregivers to arrive will be allowed into class that day. If we are full, try again next week.
Tuesdays from 11:00-12:00.
Sign up for Pre-K story hour and enjoy songs, movements, stories, and a craft! This group is geared for Pre-K children ages 3 years by September 1st. Caregivers must remain on the same floor as their child and pre-registration is required. Register here! Note: The first 15 Pre-K children to arrive will be allowed into class that day. If we are full, try again next week. We’d love to have you attend!
Bouncing Babies is a drop in program that meets Thursdays from 10:00-10:45 for babies from birth- 24 months and their caregivers. The program includes books, rhymes and songs! Register here!
Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Programs on Thursdays at 11:00 am. See below. CFCE is held mid-September to mid-June.
Tune In Together
meets the FIRST Thursday of the month, from 11:00-12:00. Toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers are welcome to attend this hour long music program is led by a music educator.
meets the SECOND Thursday of the month, from 10:30-11:30. Toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers are welcome to attend this hour long hands-on program.
meets the THIRD Thursday of the month, from 10:30-11:30. Toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers are welcome to attend this hour long relaxing program.
Read, Build, Play
meets the FOURTH Thursday of the month, from 10:30-11:30. Toddlers and preschoolers and their caregivers are welcome to attend this hour long creative program.
CFCE programs will also be held on the FIFTH Thursday of the month from 10:30-11:30!
Grades K-5 Children’s Programs
Wednesdays from 4:00-4:45 children in grades K-5 are invited to fun activities each week! After-school program begins October 11, 2017.
PAWS TO PAGES
is held Thursdays from 4:00-4:45 pm. Begins October 26, 2017Paws and Pages encourages children to become better readers by sharing a book with trained therapy dogs. This program is possible because of a generous volunteer and her canine helper.
Teens (Grades 6-9)
Check out the Teen Page for information on programs and more!
Snow Day/Delay Policy
If the Spencer/East Brookfield school district has as snow day or snow delay we will not hold early childhood programs that day.
IPAD! Available for use in Children’s Room!
The Richard Sugden Library has reduced price passes to the Ecotarium, Old SturbridgeVillage, Massachusetts State Parks (free), Tower Hill Botanic Garden, and the USS Constitution Museum (free).
UNATTENDED CHILD POLICY
The responsibility for the safety of children in the library rests with the parent/caregiver and not with the library personnel¦ Children 10 years of age or younger must be attended by a parent or adult caregiver while in the library. The parent or caregiver must be in the immediate vicinity of and in visual contact with the child.(See Librarian for the complete policy.)
CHILDREN’S BOOK SALE
There is an on-going Children’s Book Sale, in the Children’s Room.
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