Children's Programs & Activities

Story Times

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Fall Story Time Schedule

September 8th- December 22nd
*No story time on Thursday, November 26th  

Please call or come in to register!

 

Lapsit Squirm & WiggleFor infants birth to 18 months

Tuesdays: 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. with Hilary

Through board books, rhymes, songs and creative movement, this story time will enhance and nurture your child’s curious mind and developing mobility.

Toddler Time- For Ages 18-36 months

Tuesdays: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. with Hilary

This program encourages children and their grownups to actively participate in stories, songs and finger plays. Movement activities enriched with props will facilitate imagination and growth. A simple craft will also be provided.

Preschool- For Ages 3-6 years old

Tuesdays: 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. with Hilary
Thursdays: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. with Katie

Each story time is based around a theme and includes picture books, flannel board stories, fingerplays and a craft. Parents/caregivers are welcome to join the program or make it an independent activity (please do not leave the library).

 

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Looming/Board Game Club
Beginning September 10th @ 3:30-5:00 p.m. 

On Thursday, September 10th we will be looming colorful bracelets. The following Thursday we will be playing a game of Junior Scrabble. We will be alternating clubs each week. No registration necessary. 

 

LEGO CLUB

Lego Picture

 

  Mondays 3:00-7:30 p.m.

All ages are welcome to have fun with our new collection of LEGOs. There is no pre-registration required for this program.  Please do not bring your own LEGOs.   We have plenty for all.   We’ll start off with a fun challenge question then have free play.  The LEGO creations made each week will be on display in the Kent Room until the following Tuesday.  Check out our Facebook page to see the photos!

Thank you to the LEGO Foundation and the Maine State Library for donating the LEGOs!

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Book To Movie Young Reader Group
Beginning September 16th @ 4:00-5:00 p.m.

This group will meet the first and last Wednesday of the month. The Chosen book will be distributed on the first Wednesday of the month and movie will be shown, on the last Wednesday of the month. The first book will be Kate Dicamillo’s Because of Winn Dixie. Sign-up is required


Museum Passes

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Thanks to the Friends of the William Fogg Library, we are able to offer memberships to these area museums and attractions, and as a result, get free museum passes. Please sign up for a pass at the front desk.

  •  Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, NH
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Historic New England–range of locations
  • Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

 

Thanks to Kennebunk Savings Bank, we can also offer passes to these museums and attractions:

  •  Museum of Science, Boston
  • Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, Dover, NH
  • Seacoast Science Center, Rye, NH

 

Lectures & Special Programs

These will be posted on our Home page under What’s Happening at the Library as they are scheduled. Please also look for our quarterly newsletter, mailed to your home if you are an Eliot resident, and also posted on this website. Flyers about upcoming programs are also posted at the library and around town.