Lego Club
Ages 5 & up
4:00-5:00pm
EVERY THURSDAY!

 
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

 

YMCA Play Learn and Grow
ages 0-8 and caregivers
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.
NO Playgroup on 1/13/20
 

Tales and Tunes Storytime
ages 1.5 - 5
Wednesdays 10:15 am
 
         

Library Playgroup
ages 0-5
Tuesdays and Fridays 10:15am - 12:30pm
AND NOW SATURDAYS!!


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!
No playgroup on Saturday, January 25th,  February 8th and March 21st join us for a movie!
No playgroup on Saturday, February 22nd

 


DROP IN PLAYGROUP
All ages
NOW ON SATURDAYS!!
Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 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!
No playgroup on Saturday, January 25th,  February 8th and March 21st join us for a movie!
No playgroup on Saturday, February 22nd



SELF-ESTEEM THROUGH ART WITH JENN PIPE
GRADES K-2
Tuesday, January 21st
4:00-5:30pm.
Self-Esteem through art presents a Winter Wonderland Art Class with Jenn Pipe.  Sign up at the Children's desk, space is limited to 12. Waiting List
Sponsored by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


HENNA @ HOLLISTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
All ages welcome, parents and Kids!
Wednesday, January 22nd 3:00-5:00pm
Come enjoy the amazing experience of henna designs by Mandy, a certified henna artist.  Sign up at the Children's desk, the main desk or by emailing jkeen@minlib.net. Drop in anytime from 3-5! Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


MOVIE MATINEE & CRAFT
All ages
Saturday, January 25th at 10:30am.
Stop in to see Giggle, Giggle, Quack based on the book by Doreen Cronin (Rated G, 10 minutes) followed by a craft.


MUSIC AND MOVEMENT WITH DEB HUDGINS
Ages 0-5
Tuesday, January 28th
10:15am-10:45am
An interactive program of singing, dancing, playing instruments and listening to a story.  Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O'Dell.


PAWS FOR READING MEET AND GREET
Tuesday, January 28th 
5:30-6:30pm
Stop in and meet our local therapy dogs who will be coming in once a month! Paws for reading will be on the 4th Tuedsay of the month starting in February.  This program will be for children grades 2-6 to come in and read for 15 minutes to a non-judgemental and attentive listener. Signups for February 25th will begin at the meet and greet.


MINDFUL PARENTING TECHNIQUES
Wednesday, January 29th
7:00-8:00pm
Pamela Pinterparsons from Soul Spirit Studio will give parents the tools to help encourage mindfulness, focus and stress reduction in their children.


TINKERTIME
AGES 4 AND UP
Tuesday, February 4th
4:00-5:00pm
Come test, tinker and play!


FAMILY MOVIE MATINEE
All ages
Saturday, February 8th at 10:30am
Join us for Snow Buddies (Rated G, 1 hour and 27 minutes).  Feel free to bring a snack, popcorn will be served.


DROP IN CRAFT
All ages
Thursday, February 13th
11am-3:30pm
Drop in for a Valentine's Day themed craft!


FAMILY GAME NIGHT
All ages
Tuesday, February 18th
5:30-8:00pm
Board games and pizza!  We provide the games and the pizza and you provide the fun!
This is a drop in program.


KARAOKE PARTY
All ages
Wednesday, February 19th
1:00-4:00pm
Drop in for some Karaoke Fun!  Come sing some of your Disney favorites!


NO SCHOOL MOVIE MATINEE
All ages
Friday, February 21st at 12:00pm
Join us for The Incredibles 2 (Rated PG, 2 hours and 5 minutes).  Feel free to bring a picnic lunch! Popcorn will be served.


PLAYFUL ENGINEERS
Ages 5 and up
Saturday, February 22nd
11:00am
Jay Mankita will present a hands-on workshop in which participants will have a chance to
design, build, test and play with Rube Goldberg “Machines” and other chain reactions connecting focused play with serious science.  Participants learn through demonstration and play, exploring basic force and motion physics as they build fun chain reactions with common toys and other ordinary material.  Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O’Dell
 
 


MUSIC AND MOVEMENT WITH DEB HUDGINS
Ages 0-5
Tuesday, February 25th
10:15am
An interactive program of singing, dancing, playing musical instruments and listening to a story. This is a drop in program. Funded by a gift in honor of  Constance O’Dell
 


PAWS FOR READING
Grades 2-6
Tuesday February 25th
5:30-6:30
Each child must sign up for  a specific 15-minute time slot for "one on one" reading time with a Therapy Dog (Children must be able to read independently). Please make sure you bring something to read, or arrive a little early to pick out some books! Please sign up at the desk for a 15 minute time slot. Signups will begin during the Meet & Greet on Tuesday January 28th
 


MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
Ages 7-10
Wednesday, February 26th and Wednesday March 4th
4:30pm
Pamela PinterParsons from Soul Spirit Studio will give children the tools to help with stress reduction, focus and anxiety.  We will explore yoga, movement and mindfulness and learn a  variety of  meditation techniques. Classes are high energy and deep relaxation! 
Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O’Dell.
Sign up at the desk starting January 27th,  limited to 14.
 
 


Mini Golf
Toddler to adults
Sunday, March 1st
1:00-5:00PM
Tickets are $5 per person.  Please sign up at the Children’s Desk starting Feb. 1st. All ticket sales final.
Come play 9 holes of mini-golf in a place you already love--the library!  We provide everything--putters, balls, pencils and score cards.  You bring your family and have fun.  Everyone from toddlers to adults welcome.  Funded by the Friends of the Library.  
 
 


IRISH MUSIC AND MAGIC SHOW
All ages
Tuesday, March 10th
5:00pm
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. Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O’Dell.
 
 


DROP IN CRAFT
All ages
Thursday, March 12th
11:00am-3:30pm
Stop in for a St. Patrick's Day themed craft!


MINDFULNESS FOR KIDS
ages 4-7
Wedesday, March 18th AND Wedesday, March 25th
4:30-5:30pm
Pamela PinterParsons from Soul Spirit Studio will give children the tools to help with stress reduction, focus and anxiety.  We will explore yoga, movement and mindfulness and learn a  variety of meditation techniques. Classes are high energy and deep relaxation!  Funded by a gift in honor of Constance O’Dell. Sign up at the desk, starting February 10th  limited to 14.
 


NO SCHOOL MOVIE MATINEE
All ages
Friday, March 20th
12:00pm
Join us for Trolls (rated PG, 1 hr 33 minutes). Feel free to bring a picnic lunch! Popcorn will be served.
 
 


MOVIE MATINEE & CRAFT
All ages
Saturday, March 21st
10:30am
Join us for Curious George Swings Into Spring (58 minutes) Followed by a spring craft.
 
 


PAWS FOR READING
Grades 2-6
Tuesday, March 24th
5:30-6:30pm
Each child is given a specific 15-minute time slot for "one on one" reading time with a Therapy Dog (children must be able to read independently). Please make sure you bring something to read, or arrive a little early to pick out some books!
Please sign up at the desk for a 15 minute time slot. Signups will begin on March 2nd.
 
 


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