Children’s Summer 2019 Programs

 Past Children’s Programs Slideshows

Kindergarten Readiness

Wednesday Aug 21st from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.

Spencer Residents are invited to the Kindergarten Readiness program with Renee Coro. Come join the music and activities while gathering Kindergarten Readiness information as well.  Meets in the community room for those entering Kindergarten and their caregivers.  Sponsored by Community Connections. A grant program funded by the Department of Early Education and Care. Must be a Spencer resident to attend.

Spencer Alien Sightings Selfie Challenge
Can you find me this week? Hint: I’ll be flying from  this Main Street Business next Monday! The alien is 4″ round x 3″ tall.  Join in the fun. Find the alien. Take a selfie.  Post it to the Facebook page: Richard Sugden Library Spencer MA, or use the hashtag #SpencerAlienSightings

This week’s clue: He’s looking for his birth certificate.

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Pre-K /Toddler        Grades 1-5       Teens Grades 6-8)  Adults

Upcoming Fall Programs

(Check here for more information)

Pre-School Programs 

Toddler Story Hour

Tuesdays from 10:00 am – 10:45 am.

Every story time has stories, songs, and movement and ends with either a craft or activity.  Toddlers (aged 18 – 35 months by September 1, 2018) and their caregivers are invited to come and have some fun!  You can register ahead of time or on the day you come.  (See schedule below.)

Pre-K Story Hour

Tuesdays from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Preschool Story Hour is held for all preschoolers aged 3 years (by September 1, 2018) and up.  Caregivers are encouraged to participate in the program with their child. (Younger siblings are welcome to lap sit with their caregivers if they can or they are welcome to join you in the adjoining children’s room if they cannot.  Crafts will be reserved for Preschoolers). Every story time has stories, songs, and movement and ends with either a craft or activity.  You can register ahead of time or on the day you come.

Imagination Station (Grades K-5)

Imagination Station meets Wednesdays from 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

IPAD! Available for use in Children’s Room! 

Discount Museum Passes

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).


Child 2014The 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.)


Book with Door   There is an on-going Children’s Book Sale, in the Children’s Room.


NASA Kids Club

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Age of Learning’s award winning online curriculum includes 5000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities for ages 2-7+.

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homeworkB. J. PINCHBECK’S HOMEWORK HELPER  contains more than 700 links which include homework-help, puzzle making, fun sites and more for students, parents, and teachers,  Created by the folks at Discovery Communications.

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FACT MONSTER HOMEWORK HELPER  contains information about, search tips, homework topics listed by subject area, improving study, speaking and listening, note-taking skills and improving writing techniques.

slimeNICK.COM  Check out Nickelodeon for kids music, games, web lab and more.

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contains coloring pages, make-your-own story and games, featuring big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster and friends!

laughterFUNOLOGY.COM  is filled with magic tricks, secret codes, wacky facts, games, recipes, art and science!