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Children's Room - Ventress Memorial Library, Marshfield Massachusetts

 

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We are listening: we will now offer Storytimes over April vacation week 2014! 

Storytime Info 

Tales for Tots: Infants-3 years with a parent or guardian. Twenty minutes of simple stories, songs and fingerplays followed by a 30 minute play group. DROP-IN PROGRAM.  Now on Tues & Wed at 10:30 a.m.

Wiggles & Giggles: 3-4 year olds on their own.  25-30 minutes of picture book stories, songs and fingerplays. DROP-IN PROGRAM. Now on Mon 10:30 a.m. & Tues 2:00 p.m.

Storycraft: 5-7 year olds on their own.  45 minutes of longer stories and a related craft.  PRE-REGISTER for second session on 3/17/14. Thurs 2:00 p.m.

PJ Storytime: *New* Occurs on the first Thursday of each month until summer. Upcoming PJ storytimes on 3/6 6:00 p.m., 4/3 6:00 p.m., 5/1 6:00 p.m.

Book Clubs: Grades 4th-5th Book Club ( Full for Spring 2014), Middle School (6th-8th) Book Group, Teen Book Group.

Lego Club: *New* Ages 5+ ( younger siblings with parent supervision.) Register by phone or in children's department. Occurs on the last Monday of each month until summer. Upcoming Lego programs on 3/31 4:30, 4/28 4:30, 5/26 4:30 

Click on one of the links below for information about literacy.

 6 Steps to Getting Your Child Ready to Read!

Jim Trelease website

Need information about homeschooling? Click on the link below.

Advocates for home education in Mass. Inc.

We participate in the statewide summer reading program

Throughout the year we feature various professional storytellers and performers.  Group library tours/visits upon request. We offer storytimes and book discussion groups for various ages. Get information about programming and new books, when you check out our two blogs:

(New!) Ventress Kids and Teens Blog

The Kid’s Book Group Blog

Check out these great websites for kids!

Series and Sequels

Great Websites For Kids

PBS Kids

National Geographic Kids

 

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