Children's Events

winter readingChildren's Winter Reading Challenge - January 25 to February 28 on Beanstack. Ages 0 - 12.
Join us for a Winter Reading Challenge! Log your minutes on Beanstack and win prizes during the chilly winter months. Grownups may participate when reading to their little ones. Older children can curl up with their favorite stories and stop in to win prizes when they complete the challenges.
All ages can register January 25 @

birdhouseBirdhouse Decorating Contest!  Details March 1st

In coordination with the Longwood Gardens Community Reads Book, you are invited to decorate a birdhouse and enter it into our Birdhouse Decorating Contest! The birdhouses may be submitted on March 26 & 27 and will be displayed at the library during the month of April. The prize categories are Best for the Birds, Most Creative Upcycle, and Favorite Book Character. Open for all ages! Get more details and the contest rules and entry form at the Reference Desk starting March 1. VOTE! Come to the library during the month of April to see the birdhouses and vote for your favorites in each category!


spring readingCOMING SOON!

Join us for a Spring Reading Challenge warm up! Log your reading minutes to win free books and a chance to win fun raffle prizes. Younger children may read with their grownups, and older children may log their minutes independently. Runs from March 20 to April 30. Register online through Beanstack! Ages 0 – 12.


1000 Books Before Kindergarten
This program will help prepare your child for one of their biggest milestones: kindergarten! Reading aloud to your child is one of the best ways to prepare them for kindergarten.  With 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, parents are challenged to read to their children to get them ready to read.   

Stop by the Children's Desk to register for the program and learn more!   

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January 24, 2021