Kids Recurring Events

Saturday Songs & Stories for babies through age 5

Saturday Songs & Stories for babies through age 5

Saturdays

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Let’s sing dance and read! Sign up with us once a month for a feel good storytime for the entire family. We will be sure to include songs, rhymes, books and instruments to get you moving and grooving.

Space is limited & a waiting list will open when each event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you can attend.

We can’t wait to see you @ the library! To sign up for this and other children’s events, visit our Youth Services Events Sign Up Page Here.


Video Stories for ages 5 and under

Video Stories for ages 5 and under

Fridays

11:00 am - 11:30 am

A storytime featuring movies, music & more! For children through age 5.
We’re saving Fridays for a special event that features songs, hand rhymes, & a video story we can all share on the screen! All you need is to be ready to join in the fun. Signup is required for each event and a snack is included.
Space is limited & a waiting list will open when each event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you can attend. We can’t wait to see you soon! To sign up for this and other children’s events, visit our Youth Services Events Sign Up Page Here.

Kings & Queens of Comics: A Graphic Novel Book Group for grades 3-6

Kings & Queens of Comics: A Graphic Novel Book Group for grades 3-6

Thursdays

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A book club for readers that are all about comics! Are you an intermediate student that cannot get enough graphic novels? Join us each month for a different comic filled read as we share our likes and dislikes, favorite scenes and authors. Our first book is part of the Wings of Fire series, the Dragonet Prophecy by Tui Sutherland. We will vote on our next read at our first meeting.

Copies of the books will be available at the Youth Services desk but you can sign up ahead of time online.

Space is limited & a waiting list will open when each event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you can attend. We can’t wait to see you soon! To sign up for this and other children’s events, visit our Youth Services Events Sign Up Page Here.


Junior Teen Advisory Group for grades 6-8

Junior Teen Advisory Group for grades 6-8

Wednesdays

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A club for intermediate students who want to make a difference!

Are you an intermediate student who loves books, crafts, and making the world a better place? Consider joining our Junior Teen Advisory Group! This small counsel of dedicated middle-grade students volunteers to provide book reviews, vote on books to purchase & more.

Starting in September, on a trial basis, we’re going back to in-person JTAG meetings at the library! To help keep families safe, we’re offering a variety of in-person & virtual events @ Blackstone Teen Services. A waiting list will open when the event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you are sure you can attend. If you are sick, please do not attend, but let Miss Sarah know as soon as possible.

We can’t wait to see you @ the library! To sign up for this and other teen events, visit our Teen Services Events Sign Up Page Here.


Stories & Music for babies through 24 months

Stories & Music for babies through 24 months

Wednesdays

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Babies & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a gentle storytime of rhyming, movement & song.

If you’re not able to join us for an in-person storytime, a virtual storytime is also available on Mondays. Space is limited & a waiting list will open when each event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you can attend.

We can’t wait to see you @ the library! To sign up for this and other children’s events, visit our Youth Services Events Sign Up Page Here.


Stories & Music for babies through 24 months

Stories & Music for babies through 24 months

Wednesdays

10:45 am - 11:15 am

Babies & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a gentle storytime of rhyming, movement & song.

If you’re not able to join us for an in-person storytime, a virtual storytime is also available on Mondays. Space is limited & a waiting list will open when each event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you can attend.

We can’t wait to see you @ the library! To sign up for this and other children’s events, visit our Youth Services Events Sign Up Page Here.


Video Stories for ages 5 and under

Video Stories for ages 5 and under

Fridays

11:00 am - 11:30 am

A storytime featuring movies, music & more! For children through age 5.
We’re saving Fridays for a special event that features songs, hand rhymes, & a video story we can all share on the screen! All you need is to be ready to join in the fun. Signup is required for each event and a snack is included.
Space is limited & a waiting list will open when each event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you can attend. We can’t wait to see you soon! To sign up for this and other children’s events, visit our Youth Services Events Sign Up Page Here.

Page to Paper: Picture Book Art Exploration for grades K-2

Page to Paper: Picture Book Art Exploration for grades K-2

Saturdays

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get ready to get messy. Join us once a month for a different art project inspired by various picture books that go along with this summer’s Ocean’s of Possibilities theme. During each session we will read a book from a specific author and then practice different art techniques inspired by the book’s illustrations.

Space is limited & a waiting list will open when each event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you can attend. We can’t wait to see you soon! To sign up for this and other children’s events, visit our Youth Services Events Sign Up Page Here.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Blackstone Memorial Library


Preschool Stories Ages 3-5

Preschool Stories Ages 3-5

Mondays

10:00 am - 10:30 am

A live, in-person storytime for children ages 3-5! Children & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a program filled with singing, dancing, rhyming & stories! Each week will be something new along with your old favorites.

Space is limited & a waiting list will open when each event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you can attend.

We can’t wait to see you @ the library! To sign up for this and other children’s events, visit our Youth Services Events Sign Up Page Here.


Tuesdays are for Twos! Storytime for ages 2-3

Tuesdays are for Twos! Storytime for ages 2-3

Tuesdays

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a program filled with singing, dancing, rhyming & stories! Each week will be something new along with your old favorites.

Space is limited & a waiting list will open when each event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you can attend.

We can’t wait to see you @ the library! To sign up for this and other children’s events, visit our Youth Services Events Sign Up Page Here.


SUMMER Take-N-Make for grades K-12

SUMMER Take-N-Make for grades K-12

9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Drop-in event. The program with no schedule is back for another season, this time for grades K-12! If you’ve enjoyed our TeenCraft Events & Take-and-Makes in the past, this program is for you. Each month, we’re putting together a different craft kit with an underwater theme, No sign up is required but kits are limited. Drop by to pick one up while supplies last!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Blackstone Library


Gaming Cafe: a Tabletop Space for grades 5-8

Gaming Cafe: a Tabletop Space for grades 5-8

Thursdays

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Gaming as a group, sounds good to me! Join our gaming club where you can meet a bunch of middle school peeps to decompress, connect and laugh. Each month we will meet in-person to play a combination of multiplayer games that call for strategy, teamwork and plain old fun!

Space is limited & a waiting list will open when each event is full. Please be respectful of limited space & only sign up for events you can attend. We can’t wait to see you soon! To sign up for this and other children’s events, visit our Youth Services Events Sign Up Page Here.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Blackstone Library