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Storytimes:  No Storytimes in June

  • All Infant Storytimes are drop-in.
  • Please pre-register for the Storytime for 2’s & 3’s and Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s by calling the Children’s Room at 978-456-2381.
  • Weather Policy:  On the days that the Harvard Public Schools are closed or have a delayed opening due to bad weather, storytimes will be cancelled.

Infant Storytime: Mother Goose on the Loose

  • Ages 0–2 and up
  • Drop-In
  • Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30 
  • No Storytimes in June
  • Summer schedule for the Infant Storytime will be:  Thursdays at 10:30 from July 5 through August 16.
Mother Goose on the Loose

Mother Goose on the Loose is an early literacy program that uses rhymes and songs to help pre-reading children get ready for reading. It incorporates music, movement, ritual, repetition, positive reinforcement, developmental tips, nursery rhymes,  puppets, musical instruments, colored scarves, and book reading into a fun-filled 30 to 45 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).  Ask to be put on the email list for last minute schedule changes: call the Children's Room at (978) 456 - 2381 

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s

  • Ages 2–3
  • Pre-registration required
  • No Storytimes in June
  • The 6 week summer session runs from July 11 through August 15.  Registration for that session begins June 13. 
storytime rabbit

This 20 to 30 minute interactive theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, creative dramatics, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old.
Pre-registration required: Limit of 10 (minimum of 5) children and their caregivers per time slot.  Call the Children's Room at (978) 456 - 2381.

Art & Stories for 4’s & 5’s

  • Ages 4–5+
  • Pre-registration required
  • Mondays at 1:15
  • No Storytimes in June 
  • Registration for the 6 week summer session began June 13; that 6 week summer session runs from July 10 through August 14.
paintbrushes

This 30 to 45 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, begins with a few longer picturebook stories, then ends with a process art project that encourages preschoolers to explore art materials in an open-ended, creative manner.  Pre-registration required: Limit of 12 children.  Call the Children's Room at (978) 456 - 2381.