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The Central Library will be open on Wednesday, November 22 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and closed on Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving.

 

The Apponaug and Conimicut branch libraries will be open on Wednesday, November 22 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., and Apponaug, Conimicut, and Norwood will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.

Childrens Events

Tuesday, November 21
10:00am - 11:30am
For families participating in 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and those interested in learning about this self-directed family reading program.  Stop by between 10am -11:30am for a craft, snacks, photo-op, and play time.  Celebrate... Read More
Capacity: 15/Unlimited
Tuesday, November 21
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Maggie is a certified therapy dog who will be coming with her owner, Rennie on Tuesdays to listen to YOU read.  New readers need a lot of practice to become proficient, Maggie is a patient, non-judgmental listener.  Sign up for a 15 minute time... Read More
Friday, November 24
11:00am - 12:00pm
For families with kids ages 2 and up.  Come join us for post Thanksgiving Day yoga.  Get up and moving, stretch your body, and share some smiles with friends and family.  No mats or experience needed!  Please register below.
Capacity: 55/60
Saturday, November 25
10:00am - 4:00pm
Drop in to the Children's Library between 10am-4pm to find the hidden emojis and to "emoji" yourself with a make your own mask craft.    
Tuesday, November 28
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Maggie is a certified therapy dog who will be coming with her owner, Rennie on Tuesdays to listen to YOU read.  New readers need a lot of practice to become proficient, Maggie is a patient, non-judgmental listener.  Sign up for a 15 minute time... Read More
Wednesday, November 29
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Thursday, November 30
7:00pm - 8:00pm
 Read the book of the month, talk about it with other kids, and enjoy a book themed snack.  This month's selection is Paper Wishes by Lois Sepahban: It's 1942, Manami and her family are sent to a Japanese internment camp. A kind... Read More
Wednesday, December 06
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Friday, December 08
9:45am - 10:15am
Yoga Sprouts is yoga for kids with Miss Ellen.  It's a half hour of simple poses and songs designed for you and your child.  Dress comfortable to be on the floor with your little one!  Mats are not needed.  Please register below.  Call to... Read More
Capacity: 0/15
Friday, December 08
3:45pm - 4:30pm
Yoga Sprouts is yoga for kids with Miss Ellen.  It's 45 minutes of fun movements and songs perfect for kids.  Dress comfortable to be on the floor, mats are not needed, but bring it along if you have one.  Please register below.  ... Read More
Capacity: 1/12
Saturday, December 09
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Get in the spirit of the season with Barty Smarty’s Christmas Caper, a wild and wacky holiday celebration.   The Christmas Caper is a live event for children, families, and adults. It’s a rousing 40 minutes of sing-alongs, get-out-... Read More
Capacity: 26/125
Wednesday, December 13
4:00pm - 4:45pm
 For kids ages 6-9.  Run, run, as fast as you can to Create Club starring the Gingerbread Man!  Listen to stories, play a game and make a snack.  Register below.
Capacity: 10/14
Wednesday, December 13
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Monday, December 18
6:30pm - 8:15pm
  Recommended for ages 5 and up.  Hampstead Stage Company is back with their production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.   See the timeless story with a universal message about the true spirit of the holiday season and the importance... Read More
Capacity: 10/100
Tuesday, December 19
6:45pm - 8:00pm
 Read the book of the month, talk about it with other kids, and enjoy a book themed snack. This months selection: The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy is the clever, funny, totally true version of the fairy... Read More
Wednesday, December 20
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Tuesday, December 26
10:00am - 8:00pm
Read the book of the day, then make the craft that goes with the story.  Drop in anytime between 10am - 8pm.
Wednesday, December 27
10:00am - 8:00pm
Read the book of the day, then make the craft that goes with the story.  Drop in anytime between 10am - 8pm.
Wednesday, December 27
2:30pm - 4:00pm
  For kids in grades K-6.  Design and paint a rock with a message of kindness, and place it in the library for others to find.  Please register below.    
Capacity: 2/25
Wednesday, December 27
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sharpen your chess skills while enjoying the camaraderie of other players at our weekly Chess for Everyone gathering.   Beginners can learn from a skilled chess master, and seasoned players can improve their game by challenging... Read More
Thursday, December 28
2:30pm - 3:30pm
  For school kids and their families.  Play bingo with family and friends.  We will play a series of games, each winner can choose a book to keep!  Please register below.  
Capacity: 25/60
Thursday, December 28
10:00am - 8:00pm
Read the book of the day, then make the craft that goes with the story.  Drop in anytime between 10am - 8pm.
Friday, December 29
11:00am - 12:00pm
  For families with kids ages 4 and up.  Joel is back!  Join us for a hands-on winter show filled with music, fiddlestix and fun!  Please register below.
Capacity: 20/80
Friday, December 29
10:00am - 8:00pm
Read the book of the day, then make the craft that goes with the story.  Drop in anytime between 10am - 8pm.