Children's Programs

June Program Highlights

Sign-ups  for the 2017 Summer Reading Program “Build a Better World” begin June 1! All ages can sign up for our program online or in the library. There will be plenty of fun activities to keep you busy this month until the program begins Friday, June 23. You also won’t want to miss the Summer Reading Kickoff at the Main Library on Saturday, June 24, see below for more info.

We’ll start the month off with Beatboxing on Monday, June 5 at 3:30 p.m. Come learn how to beatbox, for ages 6-12. Countdown to Kindergarten will be Wednesday, June 7 at 5:30 p.m. All children entering Kindergarten in 2017 are invited to join us for the fun.

WAMS World Drums will join us on Friday, June 16 from 3:30 to 4 p.m. C celebrate the talent of Worcester Arts Magnet School’s after-school drummers. Their drum circle in Afro-Caribbean tradition emphasizes mutual respect, the pursuit of excellence in musicianship, heroism and life, and the joy of rhythm.

School’s Out Library Mini-Golf will be on Wednesday,  June 21 at 3:30 p.m. (for teens) and 4 p.m. (for kids). Celebrate the end of the school year with a round of mini-golf at the library! This program is brought to you by Mobile-Mini-Golf and is sponsored by the Friends of the Worcester Public Library. We’ll also host a Pre-Summer Reading Kickoff Scavenger Hunt on Friday June 23 at 11 a.m. Search the Children’s Room for clues about favorite books and summer activities!  Present your finished clue card and receive a small prize.

The 2017 Summer Reading Program “Build a Better World” KICKOFF EVENT at the Main Library will be on Saturday, June 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sign-up for summer reading and take part in fun activities for all, including glitter tattoos and a balloon artist.

Stop by for Beautiful Art! on Monday, June 26 at 2 p.m. Learn how one community transformed their neighborhood into a beautiful place through art, view local murals, and then paint your own canvas to brighten up your space!

We’ll also have some ongoing programs throughout the summer beginning in July. As always we’ll still have our favorite programs like Legos, Minecraft, and Paws to Read!

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