Children's Programs & Activities

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All library events can be found under Events and Event Calendar.

Story Times


Pre-registration is required. Please sign up today!

To see our program calendar… CLICK HERE

Storytime Schedule: January – June 

Lapsit Squirm & Wiggle

Tuesdays: 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. – For infants ages 6 to 18 months
This lively lapsit program provides one-on-one interaction between caregiver and child. We will share books, learn nursery rhymes and enjoy music, movement and toys.


Toddler Time

Tuesdays: 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. – For children ages 18 to 36 months
This program encourages children and their caregivers to actively participate in stories, songs, and finger plays. We will work on our toddler skills, such as counting, color recognition, and taking turns, while having lots of fun.



Tuesdays, 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. and Thursdays 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. – For children ages 3 to 5 years
Each story time is based around a theme and includes picture books, flannel board stories, finger plays, and a simple craft. Parents/caregivers are welcome to join their children in these activities or make it an independent session. (Parents/caregivers must remain at the library.)





Museum Passes


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.