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Storytimes 

Registration Information
Register for all children’s programs by using this link to the Eventkeeper calendar:
Per vote of the Harvard Public Library Board of Trustees on 12/6/22, masks are required for program attendees aged 2 and up in programs where there are more than 45 attendees.
 
Registration is required for all storytimes due to limited space.
Registration for all storytimes is through Eventkeeper. Please register for each storytime individually.
 

Mother Goose on the Loose Storytime

  • Ages 0–2 years old and up
  • Mondays and Thursdays at 10:30 AM 
  • Enrollment is limited to 50 adults and children, registration is required

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 minute session for infants to 2-year-olds and caregivers (older siblings also welcome).
 

Storytime for 2’s & 3’s

  • Ages 2 and 3 years old
  • Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
  • Enrollment is limited to 24 adults and children, registration is required
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This 20 to 30 minute theme-based storytime includes songs, simple stories, feltboard stories, and fingerplays appropriate for children aged 2 & 3 years old and their caregivers (older siblings are also welcome). 
 

Stories for 4’s & 5’s

  • Ages 4 & 5 years old and up
  • Mondays at 1:30 PM
  • Enrollment is limited to 30 adults and children, registration is required

This 30 minute program, appropriate for children ages 4 to 7, features a few longer, more complex picturebook stories and some fun fingerplays and songs. 

Saturday Storytime ~ Dog Stories ~ Ages 3-7

  • Saturday, January 28 at 10:30 AM 
  • Enrollment is limited to 30 adults and children, registration is required

Join some awesome teen volunteers for fun stories about Dogs!