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Pre-School Programs run from October 2018 – Mid May 2019. Register below!
Tuesdays from 10:00 – 10:45 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!
Community Connections Programs
These free programs are provided by a grant through the Department of Early Education and Care.
Mondays, 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Parent/Caregiver & Child Playgroup for infants – age 5 years
Thursdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Read, Build, Play
meets the FIRST & THIRD Thursday of the month, from 10:00-11:00. Infant – age 5 years and their caregivers are welcome to attend this hour long STEM creative program.
meets the SECOND Thursday of the month, from 10:00-11:00. Infant – age 5 years and their caregivers are welcome to attend this hour long hands-on sensory program.
meets the FOURTH Thursday of the month, from 10:00-11:00. Infant – age 5 years and their caregivers are welcome to attend this fun hour long literacy program.
Community Connections programs will also be held on the FIFTH Thursday of the month from 10:00-11:00! Infant – age 5 years and their caregivers are welcome to attend this hour long music program.
Imagination Station (Grades K-5 )
Grades K-5 are invited to fun activities with Ms. Amy. Wednesdays, after school from
4:00-4:45 (runs until mid-May)!
Paws To Pages
LAST Thursday of each month from 4:00-5:00 pm. Paws and Pages encourages children to become better readers by sharing a book with trained therapy dogs. Research has shown that reading aloud to a therapy dog helps improve reading skills and confidence. This program is possible because of a generous volunteer and her canine helper. Come relax and read to a therapy dog!
Teen Mania Mondays (Grades 6-9)
Check out the Teen Page for information on programs and more!
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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