Children's Programs - Main Library

Children's Programs

Lego Club
Story Teen PJ Storytime |
Make bird feeders |
April Vacation Programs
Young Writers Club

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Welcome Spring!

Join us for stories on Saturday, April 18 at 10:30 am. After a few stories, we'll have a bird craft and make birdfeeders.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Spring crafts for ages 6 and up on Tuesday, April 21 at 10:30 am

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library




Welcome Spring again! on Wednesday, April 22 at 10:30

Elaine Kessler has joined us before to say Goodbye to winter and Hello to spring. Come for songs, dancing and puppets. Drop-in for ages 3 and up

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library




APRIL VACATION PROGRAM on Thursday, April 23

It's a Book and a Puzzle! Learn how to make an Origami Book in this workshop

Children ages 8 and up can register (beginning April 9) for this workshop.







Make your own worm farm and bring it home.

Drop-in on Friday, April 24 at 10:30 am

Sponsored by the Open Gate Garden Club in memory of June Cook.

If possible, bring an empty jar the size of pizza sauce. We will have some available if you forget.






Lego Club meets on the following Thursdays: 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.