Philip Michael Lauro II Discovery Room

Friday November 15, 2019

Drop-In Playgroup (all ages)
9:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Join us for an hour of fun and play!

Children ages birth to five, with caregiver, will enjoy playtime, stories and songs.


No Registration Required.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

Friday November 15, 2019

Brown Bag Bingo (gr. k+)
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Pack a lunch and join us for this fun game of chance.


We have lots of prizes to give away!


For Grade K and Up.


No Registration Required.


Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

Saturday November 16, 2019

Tasty Treats Together (all ages)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Kids, bring your favorite adult for a fun hour of stories, crafts, and of course, donuts!

Fun for all ages..

Please Register.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Saturday November 16, 2019

Barks and Bandanas (gr. 4 & Up)
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Help PAWS (Preserving Animal Welfare Society, a Longmeadow High School outreach group) sew bandanas for shelter animals. This group focuses on helping animals in need, through local community organizations. These cute bandanas will be donated to Dakin Animal Shelter.

Sewing experience is helpful but not required.
Please Register.

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Monday November 18, 2019

Grow, Play, Learn Sponsored by Pathways for Parents CFCE
(Birth to 4 yrs.)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Come join us for stories, songs and skill building led by an Early Childhood Development trained staff member. This program will guide caregivers in strengthening interactions with their child.

Program includes curriculum, Ages and Stages Questionnaire and resources to fit your child’s individual needs.


No Registration Required.

Sponsored by: Pathways for Parents CFCE

Monday November 18, 2019

Youth Chess (all ages)
3:15 PM - 4:15PM

All skill levels welcome!

A volunteer instructor will provide help for beginners and tips to sharpen your game for more advanced students.

No Registration Required..

Location: Betty Ann Low Room

Tuesday November 19, 2019

Story Stretchers I (gr. K-1)
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Program Full. Please Join The Wait List.

An intermediate Early Literacy Class for
kindergartners and first graders designed to increase independence at the library and promote learning through books. Children read together, play games, and make an art project. Children attend class on their own.
Registration is for the fall session, which ends in December.


Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Wednesday November 20, 2019

Parent and Tot (24-36 mo.)
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Program Full. Please Join The Wait List.

An introductory Early Literacy Class designed to increase children’s comfort level with books and the written word. Children listen to stories, sing active songs and finger plays, get up for active dances, and make an art project. Class ends with the Clean-Up Train followed by the Rainbow Song. Children attend with a parent or caregiver.
Registration is for the Fall session, which ends in December.


Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Wednesday November 20, 2019

Movement Across Milestones
(Birth to 15 months)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Program Full. Please Join The Wait List.

Children from birth to fifteen months, with their caregivers, are invited to join Physical Therapist Lisa Erickson in Movement Across Milestones. This four week program will focus on motor development education, with suggestions for caregivers to promote typical motor development. Caregivers will also receive ideas on floor time play, while children engage in social games.
This program is Sponsored By: Pathways For Parents CFCE.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wednesday November 20, 2019

Story Stretchers II (grades 1-2)
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Program Full. Please Join The Wait List.

An advanced Early Literacy Class for for first and second graders with more independent reading skills. Children read together, play more advanced literacy games, and make an art project. Children attend class on their own.
Registration is for the Fall session, which ends in December.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Thursday November 21, 2019

Story Time (ages 3-5)
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

A transitional Early Literacy Class designed to continue children’s comfort level with books and promote independence at the library. Children listen to stories, sing, play active and literacy games, and continue to work on appropriate behavior.
Children attend the first half of the program alone, then are joined by a parent or caregiver to help with the art project.
Registration is for the Fall session, which ends in December.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Thursday November 21, 2019

Thanksgiving Origami (all ages)
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us for this fun Thanksgiving-themed origami session as we learn to fold a turkey. This program is led by a local team of Origami experts. Friends under seven will need help from a caregiver.

Please Register.

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Friday November 22, 2019

Books and Babies (18-24 mo.)
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

A lapsit program designed to introduce children to literacy and the Library. 30 minutes of stories, songs and fingerplays followed by 30 minutes of social play with library toys.
Children attend with a parent or caregiver.
Registration is for the Fall session, which ends in December.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Friday November 22, 2019

Minecraft with Friends (gr. 1+)
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Children entering grades 1 & up can craft and game in each others worlds and will be served a light snack. We have a limited number of iPads for children to use, but cannot guarantee games will be saved.

Online Register Required.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Saturday November 23, 2019

Cuentos en Español
(all ages/todos édades)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Come to the Library to hear stories and sing songs in Spanish!


Venga a la biblioteca para escuchar cuentos y cantar en Español!



Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room


10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Monday November 25, 2019

Grow, Play, Learn Sponsored by Pathways for Parents CFCE
(Birth to 4 yrs.)

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Come join us for stories, songs and skill building led by an Early Childhood Development trained staff member. This program will guide caregivers in strengthening interactions with their child.

Program includes curriculum, Ages and Stages Questionnaire and resources to fit your child’s individual needs.


No Registration Required.

Sponsored by: Pathways for Parents CFCE

Monday November 25, 2019

Youth Chess (all ages)
3:15 PM - 4:15PM

All skill levels welcome!

A volunteer instructor will provide help for beginners and tips to sharpen your game for more advanced students.

No Registration Required..

Location: Betty Ann Low Room

Wednesday November 27, 2019

Movement Across Milestones
(Birth to 15 months)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Program Full. Please Join The Wait List.

Children from birth to fifteen months, with their caregivers, are invited to join Physical Therapist Lisa Erickson in Movement Across Milestones. This four week program will focus on motor development education, with suggestions for caregivers to promote typical motor development. Caregivers will also receive ideas on floor time play, while children engage in social games.
This program is Sponsored By: Pathways For Parents CFCE.

Location: Betty Ann Low Meeting Room

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Saturday November 30, 2019

Build It! (all ages)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Come in and enjoy stories about inventing and creating. Then spend time building and crafting, using zoobs, brainflakes, cardboard and more! This hands on program is fun for all ages, friends under five will need help from a grown up. This month's theme is Dinosaurs!

Please Registrar.

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM


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