Library has a variety of fun and educational events for families. We welcome all
families to visit us for a storytime, art activity or other program at their
local branch. Family events
are a great opportunity for families to meet new friends, schedule play dates
for children and mingle with other parents.
Please visit the full
library calendar for a complete listing of events, locations and details.
The following events are a few of our most favorite family programs.
For children from birth to 18 months. Babies and their caregivers share
quality time in a 20-minute session designed to encourage language
development through sharing board books and movement activities, followed by
time for visiting and play.
For children ages 18 months to 3. Toddlers and their caregivers are welcome to
join us for 20 minutes of action-packed fun with stories, rhymes, fingerplays,
and musical movement for this busy age group. Come shake your sillies out with
us! No registration required.
For children ages 3 to 6. Children and their caregivers are invited to come
and share 30 minutes of stories, music and movement that encourages the
development of early literacy skills. No registration required.
For all ages, with a focus on children age 2 and up. Children, parents and
their caregivers are invited to come and share 30 minutes of stories, music
and movement that encourages the development of early literacy skills. No
TAILS FOR READING
School Age children are welcome to read books aloud to therapy dogs to
encourage confidence in reading. Please call or stop by the library to sign
up for 15-minute reading sessions.
Sing, Play, Learn with MacPhail Music Storytime
For kids ages birth-5.
Join Macphail Center for Music's early childhood music specialists as we explore the magic of music and play. Through hands-on musical play activities, familes will experience music's impact on learning and reading readiness skills. Together we will sing, rhyme, read, move and create!
Registration required by calling your library. Please note that spaces is limited for these events.
Lil' Lego Lab at Watertown Library
Who says the big kids get to have all the fun? Kids 5-7 (parent or guardian is required to attend) can join us for Lego building fun at the library! Bring your imagination, we supply the bricks.
Pajama Storytime at Watertown Library
Ages Preschool and up
. Grab your favorite stuffed animal and where your pj's for a fun evening of stories and song. Afterwards, kids can tuck their toy in for a night in the library. Pick up the toys the next day-pictures will be emailed out to parents. Note: This works best with a toy your child can easily live without for a day!
No registration required
Monday, April 11, 6:30pm
Thursday, April 14, 11:00am