Children's Pages

Things to Do

YMCA Play, Learn and Grow
ages 0-8
Mondays 11:00-12:00pm
The literacy based playgroup includes a feature book themed activity, sensory and manipulative play, gross motor activities, circle time with stories and songs, and a spot for babies to play and explore! Each week Project ABC brings new and exciting themes to the playgroups, and are now focusing on 
STEM and STEAM activities.
Please sign up at the Children's Desk
Morning Movie and Craft
all ages
Saturday, January 6th 10:30am
PBS' The Gruffalo
30 minutes long
Based on the book by Julia Donaldson

Enjoy hot chocolate and a craft after the movie.
Baby Kneads Signing
ages 2 months to pre-verbal
Four Wednesdays this Winter at 1:00pm
January 17, January 24, January 31, February 7

Learn how to reduce frustration and help give your baby the ability to communicate before he/she can speak.  Come learn and practice several signs, and learn how to teach American Sign Language to your baby.
Sign up at the Children's Desk 
Space is limited.

Winnie the Pooh Picnic
ages 0 - 5
Thursday January 18th 11:30 - 1:00pm
Celebrate A.A. Milne's birthday with songs, stories, games and crafts.  Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a winter picnic.
Please sign up at the Children's Desk.  

Harry Potter Hogwart's Training Academy
all ages
Thursday January 25th 4:30pm
Professor Jungle-Flick will teach the children how to perform their own magic, play some Quidditch  and even learn Defense Against the Dark Arts! 

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Holliston Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

Please sign up at the Children's Desk.  
Morning Movie and Craft
all ages
Saturday February 3rd 10:30am
Lego DC Comics Superheroes: Justice League Gotham City Breakout
87 minutes
Enjoy hot chocolate and a craft after the movie.
Library Overnight
grades 3 and up with an adult
Friday, February 9th 6:30pm - Saturday February 10th 7:30am         
This is your chance to sleep at the library!  
We will provide dinner, activities and a light breakfast (yes there will be coffee for the adults!)  You provide the sleeping bag and the energy!! Further details available at the Children's Desk.
Please sign up at the Children's Desk.  
Space is limited.

Tinker Time
ages 4 & up
Thursday, February 15th 4:00-5:00pm
Test, tinker and play with amazing tech toys like Snap Circuit Jr, Makey Makey, GoldieBlox and Hexbugs as well as engineering tools such as Keva and K'Nex.  Participate in a science experiment as well!

Family Game Night
ages 4 & up
Wednesday, February 21st 5:30-8pm
Board games and pizza!  We provide the games and the pizza and you provide the fun!
Drop-in Craft
all ages
Thursday, February 22nd 11:00am-4:00pm
Get out of the house and make a mess at the library instead!
Dr.Seuss's Birthday PArty
ages 3 & up
Thursday, March 1st 4:15-5:15pm
It's a Party!
Crazy games, zany crafts and fun times!
Please sign up at the Children's Desk.
Irish Magic and Music Show
all ages
Friday, March 9th 4:30pm
Join Magician Debbie O'Carroll and Musician Tom  O'Carroll in this fun and entertaining celebration of Irish culture!  Stage magic, comedy, songs, lore and lots of  audience participation enchant all ages with the history, language and customs of the Emerald Isle.
Please sign up at the Children's Desk.
Morning Movie and Craft
all ages
Saturday March 10th 10:30am
Warner Brother's The Cat in the Hat
30 minutes
Enjoy hot chocolate and a craft after the movie.
Family Game Night
ages 4 & up
Tuesday, March 20th 5:30-8pm
Board games and Pizza!  We provide the games and the pizza and you provide the fun!
Preschool Time at the Library
ages 3-5
Tuesdays 10:15am-11:15am
January 23 - March 27
Weekly learning activities, games, and stories for independent 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited (priority given to children entering kindergarten fall of 2018, if needed). If the program has already started and you're interested in joining in, please email
Sign up at the Children's Desk


French Group with Sue Taibi-Nemiri
grades k - 2
January 26
February 9
March 16
Lego Club
Ages 5 & up
Thursday January 4
Thursday February 1
Tuesday March 13
The lego club is going strong!  Come build your own creation with Legos we provide.  Creations are displayed in the library until the next club meeting


Tales and Tunes Storytime
Ages 2-5
ages 1.5 - 5
Wednesdays 10:15 am
January - March
except February 21


Library Playgroup
ages 0-5
Fridays 10:15am - 12:30pm

Trying to meet people in town?  Tired of being stuck in your own house?  Come to the library to connect with other young families.  Grown-ups can chat and connect with other parents and caregivers while supervising their children's play.  Toys and coffee provided by the library!
Wild Book Bunch Book Club
Grades 3&4
Thursdays 4:15-5:00pm
January 11
February 8
March 8