Children's Programs - Main Library

Children's Programs

Ahoy Mateys
Construction Zone | Lego Club
Story Teen PJ Storytime |
Young Writers Club

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Ahoy Mateys! on April 2 for K-2nd graders

We will read Pirate stories, hunt for buried treasure and create a unique pirate flag!

This program is for children in grades K-2 from 4:00-4:45.

Registration is encouraged and begins on March 19.






Construction Zone on April 16th for 3rd-5th graders

Can you create a paper structure big enough to stand in? Can you build the highest tower using only dried spaghetti and marshmallows? Can you design the fastest 4-wheeled LEGO vehicle?

Put your engineering skills to the test on Thursday, April 16 from 4:00-4:45 pm.

Registration is encouraged and begins on April 2.





Lego Club meets on the following Thursdays: April 8, May 14 and June 11.

Children in Elementary School are invited to drop-in to this program. The Club begins at 4:00 and is open until 5:00.

Children do not have to stay until the end of the meeting if they finish their creations early.






Storytimes with Story Teens:

Our next PJ storytime with the Story Teens is on April 16. Join us at 7:00 pm. You may drop-in to this program - no registration is needed.









Young Writers Club

Students in Grades 5-12 are invited to the Young Writers Club.

Get inspired with story prompts. Learn tips from published writers. Share your own writing.

This club meets on the 4th Tuesday of every month from 4:30-5:30.



Dads and Donuts Storytime: the 2nd Saturday of every month

Children ages 2 and up are invited to attend a special storytime each month. On the 2nd Saturday at 10:30am, Dads are invited to bring their children to hear stories and songs and end with a snack.

Although dads are in the majority in this storytime, moms and other relatives are always invited.

You may drop-in to these storytimes.

This program is supported by The Chelmsford Friends of the Library and The Family Resource Network.




Storytimes in the winter: January 26-May 15 (except school vacation weeks)

Ages 0-12 months on Fridays at 10:00 am

Ages 12-18 months on Fridays at 11:00 am

Ages 12-30 months on Mondays at 10:00 am or Wednesdays at 11:00 am

Ages 2.5 - 5 years on Wednesdays at 10:00 am or Mondays at 11:00 am

Ages 4-6 years on Thursdays at 1:00 pm (These "big kids" attend without a care giver)

The MacKay Branch in N. Chelmsford has storytimes on Fridays at 10:30 for children ages 2 and up




PARTNERS in early literacy at storytime

Participation is Important!
Arrive early
Relax and respond
Time for adult/child bonding
No chit chat
Electronic devices off
Respect others in the group
Special circumstances? Tell us.


Visit our storytime page for more information.