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Science Saturday with Cool-ology for grades K-4

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Science
Age Group:
Youth, School Aged (grades k-4)
Event Details:

Join us for a SCIENCE FILLED LAB provided by Cool-ology, a hands-on STEAM centered program that believes in learning by doing. In June, we will be doing some Gross But So Cool...

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This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Preschool Stories for ages 3-5

Monday, June 10, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Preschool Stories:

A live, in-person storytime for children ages 3-5!  Join us for an interactive story time filled with songs, movement, books and manipulates that are age appropriate for pr...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Aged (grades k-4)" group.

Homeschool Meetup

Monday, June 10, 2024 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Classes & Workshops, Music, Arts & Culture, Science
Age Group:
Youth, School Aged (grades k-4)
Event Details:

Join us for a special Homeschool Meetup with publisher Starry Forest Books! We will learn about the art of storytelling in this hands-on workshop that melds improvisation, creative...

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This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Tuesdays are for Twos Storytime for ages 2 to 3

Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Tuesdays are for Twos:

Children & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a program filled with singing, dancing, rhyming & stories for ages 2-3!  Each week will be something new alon...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Stories & Music for Babies up to 24 months

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Stories & Music for Babies:

Babies & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a gentle storytime of rhyming, movement & song for babies just under 24 months.  Each week we will promote bond...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Stories & Music for Babies up to 24 months (class two)

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 at 10:45am - 11:15am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Stories & Music for Babies:

Babies & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a gentle storytime of rhyming, movement & song for babies just under 24 months.  Each week we will promote bond...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Aged (grades k-4)" group.

Read Aloud to a Therapy Dog for Grades 1 and up

Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Youth Services at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Book Groups
Age Group:
Youth, School Aged (grades k-4)
Event Details:

Practicing reading aloud with a therapy dog! Call 203-488-1441 x321 or email npavain@blackstonelibrary.org to sign up for a 10 minute session.  Meet Colt, the spirited thre...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Video Stories for Babies up to age 5

Friday, June 14, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Video Stories:

A storytime featuring movies, music & more! For children through age 5. We’re saving Fridays for a special event that features songs, hand rhymes, & a video story we can...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Preschool Stories for ages 3-5

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Preschool Stories:

A live, in-person storytime for children ages 3-5!  Join us for an interactive story time filled with songs, movement, books and manipulates that are age appropriate for pr...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "School Aged (grades k-4)" group.

Lego Challenges for Grades 2-5

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Hands-On or DIY, Science
Age Group:
Youth, School Aged (grades k-4)
Event Details:

What can you build? Dig into the library’s collection of LEGO bricks and test your engineering skills with some LEGO building prompts.

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This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Tuesdays are for Twos Storytime for ages 2 to 3

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Tuesdays are for Twos:

Children & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a program filled with singing, dancing, rhyming & stories for ages 2-3!  Each week will be something new alon...

Closed for Juneteenth

All Day
James Blackstone Memorial Library, Virtual

The Blackstone Library will be closed in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day

Closing
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Video Stories for Babies up to age 5

Friday, June 21, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Video Stories:

A storytime featuring movies, music & more! For children through age 5. We’re saving Fridays for a special event that features songs, hand rhymes, & a video story we can...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School Aged (grades k-4)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School (grades 5-8)" group.
This event is in the "High School (grades 9-12)" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Mystic Aquarium Touch Tank

Saturday, June 22, 2024 at 10:30am - 12:30pm
Lobby at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Hands-On or DIY, Science
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5), School Aged (grades k-4), Teens, Middle School (grades 5-8), High School (grades 9-12), Adults, Everyone
Event Details:

Stop into the lower lobby anytime between 10:30-12:30 today to experience Mystic Aquarium's traveling touch tank! The aquarium will bring an assortment of live invertebrates such a...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Preschool Stories for ages 3-5

Monday, June 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Preschool Stories:

A live, in-person storytime for children ages 3-5!  Join us for an interactive story time filled with songs, movement, books and manipulates that are age appropriate for pr...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School Aged (grades k-4)" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Middle School (grades 5-8)" group.
This event is in the "High School (grades 9-12)" group.

Decorate a Kindness Shell for Ages 3 and up

All Day
Youth Services at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Music, Arts & Culture
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5), School Aged (grades k-4), Teens, Middle School (grades 5-8), High School (grades 9-12)
Event Details:

Drop-in event. Spread some kindness! Community members of all ages are welcomed to decorate shells with uplifting messages and designs. Once decorated, you can add your kindness sh...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Tuesdays are for Twos Storytime for ages 2 to 3

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Tuesdays are for Twos:

Children & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a program filled with singing, dancing, rhyming & stories for ages 2-3!  Each week will be something new alon...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School Aged (grades k-4)" group.

Summer Family Take-N-Makes

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 9:00am - 8:00pm
Youth Services at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Hands-On or DIY
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5), School Aged (grades k-4)
Take-N-Makes:

Drop-in event. Looking for something fun to do - how about dropping by the library to grab an interactive kit that you can complete with your family and/or friends? Each month...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Stories & Music for Babies up to 24 months

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Stories & Music for Babies:

Babies & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a gentle storytime of rhyming, movement & song for babies just under 24 months.  Each week we will promote bond...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Stories & Music for Babies up to 24 months (class two)

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 10:45am - 11:15am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Stories & Music for Babies:

Babies & their caregivers are invited to sign up for a gentle storytime of rhyming, movement & song for babies just under 24 months.  Each week we will promote bond...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.
This event is in the "School Aged (grades k-4)" group.

Sand Art ages 3 and up

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Lawn at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5), School Aged (grades k-4)
Event Details:

Drop-in event. Stop by and make a colorful sand art project! The event will take place outside, weather permitting.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Video Stories for Babies up to age 5

Friday, June 28, 2024 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Video Stories:

A storytime featuring movies, music & more! For children through age 5. We’re saving Fridays for a special event that features songs, hand rhymes, & a video story we can...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Saturday Songs & Stories for ages 5 and under

Saturday, June 29, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Saturday Songs & Stories:

Let’s sing dance and read! Join us once a month for a feel good storytime for the entire family. We will be sure to include songs, rhymes, books and instruments to get everyon...

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Children (ages 0-5)" group.

Preschool Stories for ages 3-5

Monday, July 1, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Auditorium at James Blackstone Memorial Library
Program Type:
Storytimes
Age Group:
Youth, Children (ages 0-5)
Preschool Stories:

A live, in-person storytime for children ages 3-5!  Join us for an interactive story time filled with songs, movement, books and manipulates that are age appropriate for pr...