Children's Programs - Main Library

Children's Programs

Armenian stories and food | Fossil hunters
Play with your food | Lego Club
Story Teen PJ Storytime | Improv
Young Writers Club

See the entire children's calendar!


Armenian stories, craft and snack on Saturday, February 28 at 10:30 am

All children ages 4-10 are invited to join us for this special celebration of Armenian culture.







Fossil Hunters

We will read books about paleontology, then go on a fossil hunting expedition of our own!

Children in grades K-2 are invited to join us on Thursday, March 5 at 4:00 pm.

Register for this program online or call the Chidlren's Department at 978-256-5521 x4








Play with Your Food: Cereal Treats

Kids in grades 5-12 are invited to make tasty snacks with cereal.

Drop-in on Wednesday, March 11 at 4:30 pm.





Lego Club meets on the following Thursdays: March 12, 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:

The theme for our March 19 storytime is Spring! Join us at 7:00 pm. You may drop-in to this program - no registration.








Center Stage!

Step into the spotlight for an afternoon of improvisational theater games on Thursday, March 19 at 4:00 pm.

This program is for kids in grades 3-5 only. Online registration begins 3/5.






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.