Here’s what’s in store for young people at the library at 2 N. Main St. during the month of May:
May events in the Children’s Room:
Make It Take It Tuesdays for ages 3 & up & an adult, on Tuesdays, May 21 and 28 from 5:45-6:30 p.m. Join us for a drop-in craft program. Pick up a token in the Children’s Room.
Dads and Donuts on Saturday, May 25 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
Musical Mornings with Peter Sheridan on Friday, May 17 at 10 a.m. A children's musician for twenty 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 4-8 on Saturday, May 18 at 10 a.m. Learn more about nature and gardening through a book and related activities. Space is limited. Register at https://mhl.org/calendar. A collaboration of the Andover Garden Club and MHL Children’s Room.
Family Book Bingo on Saturday, May 18 at 2:30 p.m. for all ages. Come join in an hour of fun for the whole family...and maybe win a book too! We will play four to five rounds of Bingo and share lots of laughs while doing it! Register at https://mhl.org/calendar the name of each person attending.
Family Yoga on Sunday, May 19 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. Sign up at https://mhl.org/calendar.
Star Readers on Monday, May 20 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. for ages 8-12. A book discussion club to keep kids reading all year long. Register at https://mhl.org/calendar and request and read the book beforehand. This month’s title is James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl.
Kids Coloring Craze on Tuesday, May 21 from 3:30-4:30 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.
Picture Book Pals on Thursday, May 23 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.
Thinking Thursday on Thursday, May 23 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.
Around the World in 30 minutes for birth-5 and an adult, on Friday, May 31 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.
Program funding is provided 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.