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   Tuesday, April 22, 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Earth-Day Drop In Craft
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact:    
Stop by and make an Earth-Day collage with recycled materials.  Lots of supplies will be provided.  All ages are welcome.  No registration is necessary.


   Wednesday, April 23, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
 
A special storytime for our littlest patrons!  This is an early literacy program for children birth  to 2 years old.  Join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays!  We will be using musical instruments and puppets to further children’s early learning skills!  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, March 19th.



1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Kid's Author Reading and Book Signing - Brought to you by Northborough Moms & Tots!
Event Location: Children's Program Room
Contact: Liz Nolan   
northboroughmoms@yahoo.com
Join us for a reading of The Amazing Monster by Michelle Falanga!  This story is a magical tale about the destructive effects of bullying and the positive effects of love and acceptance.  It features a sweet little boy and a tiny bunny with magic eyes.
 
This is a drop-in event, so you do not have to register before hand.  Please keep in mind though, there is a capacity to the room, so come a little early to ensure you will get in!
 
PLEASE DIRECT ALL QUESTIONS TO LIZ NOLAN @northboroughmoms@yahoo.com
 
You may purchase the book ahead of time on AMAZON.  No books will be for sale this day.
 
This event is being put on by the Northborough Moms & Tots.  Please do not contact the library with questions.



2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Pop Improv Workshop - Skyrise Theater
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
During this program, kids will learn a fun way to interact using imagination and creativity to perform scenes without a script!  For children in grades 2 to 5.  Registration is required and begins April 1st.  This program is provided by funding from The Friends of the Northborough Library.


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Teen Movie Night
Event Location: Northborough Free Library Meeting Room
Contact: Bonny Krantz   508 393-5025 ext. 7
bkrantz@cwmars.org
Join us for another fun Teen movie night!! Popcorn and soda will be served.  All Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome.  Check with the Teen Librarian for the movie title.  No registration is required.  This event will be held in the Meeting Room. 



   Thursday, April 24, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tower Hill Botanic Garden - Grow Into Gardening
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Session #1 is FULL
Tower Hill Botanic Garden will be visiting us for this popular planting program.  There will be two sessions for this program - Session #1 from 10:00 - 11:00 will be for 4 - 6 year olds and Session #2 from 11:30 - 12:30 is for 7 - 10 year olds.  Stories, play acting and planting will all be a part of this program.  There will be$1.00 fee per child for gardening supplies.  Registration is required and begins April 1st.



2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Extreme Science
Event Location: Northborough Free Library Meeting Room
Contact: Bonny Krantz   508 393-5025 ext. 7
bkrantz@cwmars.org
For this program we will be using windbags, science and teamwork to create a windbag structure.  This program is for all Teens in grades 6-12.  Registration is required and begins April 1st.  This event will be held in the Meeting Room.



   Friday, April 25, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Legos in the Library
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Drop in and create with some legos!!  We have tons of legos for you to use!  Bring a friend along or join some others at the library.  We also have Duplos for the smaller ones.  All ages are welcome and no registration is necessary.


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friday Flick - Sensory Friendly Movie
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   

Unwind at the end of April School vacation week with an afternoon movie!  Sign up with some friends.  We will be showing this movie in a sensory friendly manner in honor of Autism Awareness Month.  A snack will be provided.  All ages are welcome.  Registration is required and begins April 1st.




   Saturday, April 26, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Read to Kodiak (the dog)
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Come read to Kodiak!  Kodiak is a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud!  Kodiak  is a very good listener, and very gentle. Bring a book from home or choose one at the library! For any child interested in practicing reading.  There will be 15 minute slots from 1:00 - 2:30.  Registration is required and begins immediately. We ask that you commit to at least three of the four Saturdays in April.


3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Puppies Storytime
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
First we will read some fun stories about puppies!  Next we will make a cute paper bag puppy puppet!  For children ages preschool to 2nd grade.  Registration is required and begins April 1st.


   Monday, April 28, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
3rd & 4th Grade Book Club
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
For this month we will be reading The Odd Squad: Bully Bait by Michael Fry.  We will have a fun discussion, play a game, and enjoy a snack!  Registration is required and will begin March 31st. 


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
High School Book Club
Event Location: Northborough Free Library Conference Room
Contact: Bonny Krantz   508 393-5025 ext. 7
bkrantz@cwmars.org
This month we are reading Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne. We will have a short book discussion, play a game, and enjoy a snack. This group is open to Teens in grades 9-12.  Registration is required and begins April 1st. Stop by the Teen Desk to sign up and get a copy of the book or call 508-393-5025 ext. 7. We will be meeting in the Conference Room.



7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Middle School Book Club
Event Location: Northborough Free Library Conference Room
Contact: Bonny Krantz   508 393-5025 ext. 7
bkrantz@cwmars.org
This month we are reading The True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex.  We will have a short book discussion, play a game, and enjoy a snack. This group is open to Teens in grades 6-8. Registration is required and begins April 1st. Stop by the Teen desk to sign up and get a copy of the book or call 508-393-5025 ext. 7.  We will be meeting in the Conference Room.


   Tuesday, April 29, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bookmunchers - 5th Grade Book Club
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Let's read one of the NSCBA (Northboro/Southboro Children's Book Award) books together!  For the month of April we will be reading and discussing, An Elephant in the Garden by Michael Morpurgo.  Registration is required and will begin Tuesday, March 25th.  While registering you can pick up a copy of the book in the Children's Room.


   Wednesday, April 30, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
 
A special storytime for our littlest patrons!  This is an early literacy program for children birth  to 2 years old.  Join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays!  We will be using musical instruments and puppets to further children’s early learning skills!  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, March 19th.



   Saturday, May 03, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Read to Kodiak (the dog)
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Come read to Kodiak!  Kodiak is a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud!  Kodiak  is a very good listener, and very gentle. Bring a book from home or choose one at the library! For any child interested in practicing reading.  There will be 15 minute slots from 1:00 - 2:30.  Registration is required and begins immediately. We ask that you commit to at least three of the five Saturdays in May.


   Monday, May 05, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Legos in the Library
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   

Come by the Children's Room to build with some of our many legos that we own!!  We also have Duplos for the little ones!  If you build a creation that you would like displayed we would be happy to do so!  All ages are welcome and no registration is necessary.




6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
T.A.G. (Teen Advisory Group)
Event Location: Northborough Free Library Meeting Room
Contact: Bonny Krantz   508 393-5025 ext. 7
bkrantz@cwmars.org
This group meets once a month to help the Teen Librarian plan Teen events, choose new materials for the Teen Room and to discuss all things Teen.  No registration is necessary, just stop by!! new members welcome!! This group is open to all Teens in grades 6-12.  This month we will be meeting in the Meeting Room.  A snack will be served.


   Wednesday, May 07, 2014
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Cinco de Mayo Drop in Craft
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by making your own fun paper plate sombrero!!  All ages are welcome!  No registration is necessary.


10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
A special storytime for our littlest patrons!  This is an early literacy program for children birth  to 2 years old.  Join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays!  We will be using musical instruments and puppets to further children’s early learning skills!  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, April 23rd.



   Thursday, May 08, 2014
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
On My Own Storytime
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
 
This is an independent storytime for children ages 3 to 5.  We will be reading some stories and doing a related craft/activity each week.  Grown-ups are asked to join in for our fun craft/activity.  Sometimes we will also listen to a song, read a poem or do some stretching.  This month’s theme will be Location, Location, Location (stories about neighborhoods, crafts with maps, etc...). Registration is required and begins Thursday, April 17th. Sign-up is for three Thursdays in May (no storytime on 5/1 and 5/22) .



   Friday, May 09, 2014
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Drop in Craft
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Make a special craft for your mom or other special female grownup!  Write down a reason you love her or have a grownup help you!  All ages are welcome and no registration is necessary.


   Saturday, May 10, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Read to Kodiak (the dog)
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Come read to Kodiak!  Kodiak is a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud!  Kodiak  is a very good listener, and very gentle. Bring a book from home or choose one at the library! For any child interested in practicing reading.  There will be 15 minute slots from 1:00 - 2:30.  Registration is required and begins immediately. We ask that you commit to at least three of the five Saturdays in May.


3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Mother's Day Storytime & Craft
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Join us for a very special storytime and craft celebrating moms or a special grownup friend!  There will be stories, songs, a craft, and a snack!    For children ages preschool to 2nd grade.  Registration is required and begins May 3rd.


   Monday, May 12, 2014
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Middle School & High School Book Clubs
Event Location: Northborough Free Library Meeting Room
Contact: Bonny Krantz   508 393-5025 ext. 7
bkrantz@cwmars.org
This month the Middle School and High School Book Clubs are teaming up for our end of the school year celebration.  This month we are reading The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.  During our meeting we will be watching a movie and enjoying some pizza.  This program is open to all Teens in grades 6-12.  Registration is required and begins May 1st.  Stop by the Teen desk to register and pick up a copy of the book or call 508-393-5025 ext. 7. This event will be held in the Meeting Room.



6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Retro Craft - Fabric Bangle Bracelets
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Come make a bracelet out of strong recycled cardboard, scraps of fabric, button, and more!!  For children ages 5 - 9.  Registration is required and begins May 3rd.


   Tuesday, May 13, 2014
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Chess & Checkers
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Sign-up for a game of chess and/or checkers!!  Bring a friend to play with or join some new friends.  We have plenty of games to use -- we even have 4-way chess!  A snack will be provided.  For ages 6 and up.  Registration is required and begins May 3rd.



   Wednesday, May 14, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Baby Sign Language with Baby Kneads
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
 
Baby Sign Language with Sheryl White from Baby Kneads!  Why teach your baby sign language?   Sign language will reduce frustration for  everyone, deepen the bond between you and your baby, and allow babies to express   themselves, and much more… For children ages birth to age 2.  Registration is required and begins immediately.   
 
 



5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
Science Experiments - Science & Art
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
We will be doing some fun science experiments and in the process we will be making art!  We will be making marbled milk paper and oil & water fireworks!  For children ages 6 to 10,  Registration is required and begins May 3rd.


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Manga & Graphic Novel Club
Event Location: Northborough Free Library Meeting Room
Contact: Bonny Krantz   508 393-5025 ext. 7
bkrantz@cwmars.org
Join us for our end of the school year celebration!  This month we are reading The Sea of Monsters: The Graphic Novel by Rick Riordan.  During our meeting we will be watching a movie and enjoying some pizza.  All Teens in grades 6-12 are welcome.  Registration is required and begins May 1st.  Stop by the Teen Desk to register and pick up a copy of the book or call 508-393-5025 ext. 7. We will be meeting in the Meeting Room.



   Thursday, May 15, 2014
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
On My Own Storytime
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
 
This is an independent storytime for children ages 3 to 5.  We will be reading some stories and doing a related craft/activity each week.  Grown-ups are asked to join in for our fun craft/activity.  Sometimes we will also listen to a song, read a poem or do some stretching.  This month’s theme will be Location, Location, Location (stories about neighborhoods, crafts with maps, etc...). Registration is required and begins Thursday, April 17th. Sign-up is for three Thursdays in May (no storytime on 5/1 and 5/22) .



3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Get Your Garden Going
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Start your garden!!  You can plant either vegetable seeds or flowers and then watch them grow all summer!  For kids ages 6 - 8 years old.  Space is limited.  Registration begins May 3rd.


   Saturday, May 17, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Read to Kodiak (the dog)
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Come read to Kodiak!  Kodiak is a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud!  Kodiak  is a very good listener, and very gentle. Bring a book from home or choose one at the library! For any child interested in practicing reading.  There will be 15 minute slots from 1:00 - 2:30.  Registration is required and begins immediately. We ask that you commit to at least three of the five Saturdays in May.


   Monday, May 19, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Final Book Group of the School Year
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Join us for a very special book group meeting!  For this meeting, please read Matilda by Roald Dahl.  Children in the younger grades - read with your grownup if you'd like to or if you think the book is challenging!  At our meeting we will be watching the movie Matilda (1996 comedy directed by Danny Devito, rated PG) and then talking about the movie and the book!  Snacks will be provided but please send your child with a beverage.  Registration is required and has begun.


   Tuesday, May 20, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Music with Bill Roy
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Come sing along with Bill Roy from Apple Tree Arts!  Mr. Roy will have his fun guitar with him!!  All ages are welcome!  Registration is required and begins May 3rd!


   Wednesday, May 21, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
A special storytime for our littlest patrons!  This is an early literacy program for children birth  to 2 years old.  Join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays!  We will be using musical instruments and puppets to further children’s early learning skills!  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, April 23rd.



   Friday, May 23, 2014
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Red, White & Blue Drop in Craft
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Create your own sparkly wind sock with red, white, and blue materials!  Bring it home and hang it up in remembrance of Memorial Day!  All ages are welcome and no registration is necessary.


   Saturday, May 24, 2014
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Hungry Storytime
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
This Saturday storytime will be all about food!!  There will be stories, songs, a craft, and a snack!  For children ages preschool to 2nd grade.  Registration is required and will begin May 3rd.


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Read to Kodiak (the dog)
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Come read to Kodiak!  Kodiak is a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud!  Kodiak  is a very good listener, and very gentle. Bring a book from home or choose one at the library! For any child interested in practicing reading.  There will be 15 minute slots from 1:00 - 2:30.  Registration is required and begins immediately. We ask that you commit to at least three of the five Saturdays in May.


   Tuesday, May 27, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bookmunchers - 5th Grade Book Club
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Read the book of your choice for this meeting!!  We will come together and talk about each story that was read and give each other some suggestions to read over the summer!  While sharing we will enjoy a yummy snack!   This will be our last meeting for the school year (check out the events and activities over the summer for 6th graders with the Teen librarian)!  Registration is required and begins Tuesday, April 29th.


   Wednesday, May 28, 2014
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Mother Goose on the Loose
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
A special storytime for our littlest patrons!  This is an early literacy program for children birth  to 2 years old.  Join us for a story, songs, rhymes, bouncing, and fingerplays!  We will be using musical instruments and puppets to further children’s early learning skills!  Registration is required and begins Wednesday, April 23rd.



4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Buzzing Bees Afternoon Storytime
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Let's learn about our very special buzzing friends!  We will read some fun stories about bees and then do a special craft.  This storytime is for ages 5 to 7 years old.  Registration is required and begins May 3rd.


   Thursday, May 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
On My Own Storytime
Event Location: Northborough Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
 
This is an independent storytime for children ages 3 to 5.  We will be reading some stories and doing a related craft/activity each week.  Grown-ups are asked to join in for our fun craft/activity.  Sometimes we will also listen to a song, read a poem or do some stretching.  This month’s theme will be Location, Location, Location (stories about neighborhoods, crafts with maps, etc...). Registration is required and begins Thursday, April 17th. Sign-up is for three Thursdays in May (no storytime on 5/1 and 5/22) .



   Saturday, May 31, 2014
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dads & Donuts Storytime
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Bring your dad or another special male grownup to this Saturday storytime! We will enjoy some breakfast treats, read stories and then do a craft!  For children ages 2 to 7 years old.  Registration is required and begins May 3rd.


1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Read to Kodiak (the dog)
Event Location: Northboro Free Library
Contact: Children's Room Staff   
Come read to Kodiak!  Kodiak is a Bernese Mountain Dog who is specifically trained to help kids practice reading out loud!  Kodiak  is a very good listener, and very gentle. Bring a book from home or choose one at the library! For any child interested in practicing reading.  There will be 15 minute slots from 1:00 - 2:30.  Registration is required and begins immediately. We ask that you commit to at least three of the five Saturdays in May.