Here’s what’s in store for young people at the library at 2 N. Main St. for February:
On Sunday, March 31 at 1:30 p.m., Stand Tall Family Yoga will offer a special class that welcomes kids up to age 11 and walkers up to age 5 with an adult. The class features a lively form of yoga that involves child-friendly yoga poses, games, stories, songs and mini relaxation to end the class. Participants will learn breathing techniques and stretching. Space is limited. Sign up at https://mhl.org/calendar. Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.
Play Away at MHL
On Saturday, March 9 at 2:30 p.m., preschoolers to age 5 accompanied by a favorite adult can "play" at different stations with activities related to a theme and books. Get ready for Spring! Register at https://mhl.org/calendar.
March events in the Children’s Room:
Legomania on Saturdays, March 2 at 2 p.m. & March 30 at 3 p.m. for ages 5 & up. This program is for children who love to build with LEGOs. Each child will build on their own base, and then share their creation with the group before putting it on display in the Children's Room. Register at https://mhl.org/calendar.
Mes Petits Amis on Monday, March 4 at 9:30 a.m. for preschoolers & their families – a new program introducing the French language using rhymes, songs and simple stories. It's like Wiggle Words but in French (with some English thrown in!). Pick up a token for each attendee.
Reading with Annie on Tuesdays, March 5 & 19 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. for children able to read on their own. Annie is a therapy dog who loves to be read to. The sessions are 15 minutes long and only the child who is reading is allowed in the room with Annie and her handler. Register at https://mhl.org/calendar.
Board Game Day with the Junior Friends on Wednesday, March 6 from 3:45-4:30 p.m. for ages 6 & up. Join the Junior Friends for some board and card games. Register at https://mhl.org/calendar.
Make It Take It Tuesdays for ages 3 & up & an adult, on Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19 & 26 from 5:45-6:30 p.m. Join us for a drop-in craft program. Pick up a token in the Children’s Room.
In-Be-Tweens Programs are for Grades 4 & 5. Space is limited. Registration required.
Spring Craft on Monday, March 11 from 3:45-4:15 p.m.
Spring Card on Thursday, March 28 from 4:00-4:30 p.m.
Picture Book Pals on Thursday, March 14 from 1:30-2 p.m. for ages 4 & 5 & a favorite adult. Miss Kim will share a brand new picture book and lead a fun activity to accompany the story. Register the child attending at https://mhl.org/calendar.
Musical Mornings with Peter Sheridan on Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m. A children's musician for 20 years, Peter performs at many libraries, day care centers and schools. He plays guitar, accordion, harmonica and other instruments and uses puppets and books in his program. No registration needed.
Jr. Green Gatherings for ages 4-7 on Saturday, March 16 at 10 a.m. Learn more about nature and gardening through a book and related activities. Register at https://mhl.org/calendar.
A collaboration of the Andover Jr. Garden Club and MHL Children’s Room.
Night Readers on Wednesday, March 20 at 7 p.m. for ages 9-12 & an adult. This month’s selection is Newbery Award winner, Mercy Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina. Request and read the book beforehand. Register at https://mhl.org/calendar.
Thinking Thursday on Thursday, March 21 at 3:45 p.m. for ages 5-8. Share a story, do simple experiments and create a craft to take home. Register at https://mhl.org/calendar.
Kids Coloring Craze on Saturday, March 23 from 2:30-4 p.m. for Grades 3-5. Are you crazy about coloring? This is the program for you! There will be lots of coloring pages available for you to color with colored pencils, markers, and gel pens! Come color with us and let your creativity fly! Register at https://mhl.org/calendar.
Around the World in 30 minutes for birth-5 & an adult, on Friday, March 29 at 9:30 a.m. Explore different languages through songs, rhymes, stories and games. For native speakers and those who want to expose their child to different languages and cultures at an early age. Pick up a token in the Children’s Room.
Dads and Donuts on Saturdays, March 9 & 30 at 10 a.m. for ages 2-5. A story time for preschoolers & their families. After stories and a craft, share coffee, juice, and donuts. Pick up a token in the Children’s Room.
All events are sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. Join the Friends at www.mhl.org/friends. For more information, visit www.mhl.org, or call 978-623-8440. All programs are held at Memorial Hall Library.
All events are sponsored by the Friends of Memorial Hall Library. For more information, visit www.mhl.org, or call 978-623-8440. All programs are held at Memorial Hall Library.