Children's Programs & Activities

Story Times

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Story Time Schedule 2016
June 21st-August 16th 

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 & Preschool For Ages 18 months to 6 years old

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.

Lego Club
Mondays 1:00-7:00 pm
Begins June 6th

Lego Picture

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 Saturday.  Check out our Facebook page to see the photos! Thank you to the LEGO Foundation and the Maine State Library for donating the LEGOs!


Family Movie Night
Wednesdays 6:00-7:30 pm
Begins June 22nd
*Family movie night will be canceled on 8/10

book to movie group

 Popcorn and water will be provided. Movie titles are available on our Summer Reading Calendar.

STEAM Program
(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics)
Thursdays 10:30-11:30 am
Begins June 23rd
*STEAM Program canceled on 7/7 & 7/21


At each session we will be reading great books and doing related science experiments and an art project. Topics will include weather, colors, the human body, gravity and many more! For ages 4-7 years old.

2016 Summer Reading Calendar

Summer Reading Calender 1Summer Reading Calender 2




Museum Passes

dover-museum 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.