While the library is temporarily closed, our Children's Librarian Emily has been posting lots of fun, free home activities for kids on the Library Facebook Page.
Facebook users can view the archive here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2582012635375180/?active_tab=discussion
We'll be sending out a new email newsletter featuring selected entertaining and educational websites and project ideas for families. To sign up, email Emily at [email protected], or follow this link to subscribe: http://eepurl.com/bsS-GP
Vineyard Haven Library has lots of Digital Resources just for kids, including eBooks, Streaming Video, and Resources for Education and Language Learning.
View all: http://www.vhlibrary.org/childrensinternet.shtml
Library programs have been suspended until further notice. Visit us on Facebook for online activities and service updates!
All programs subject to change or cancellation. Please check our online calendar for the latest information:
CHILDREN'S CALENDAR: (click here)
Year-round: Preschool Storytimes Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:30am (best for ages 3+)
September - May: Baby Lapsit Storytime Wednesdays at 10:30am (best for ages 0-2)
Build Club Wednesdays
Maker activities and STEAM challenges for kids 8 years and up, Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5pm.
Kids Crafts Thursdays *
Craft activities for 5 years and up, Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30pm.
Game Time Fridays
Open gaming time with Wii, cards, board games, and computers for kids age 10 years and up, Fridays from 3:30 to 5pm.
We offer many special children's programs throughout the year featuring guest artists and storybook characters. For schedule details see our calendar of events.
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* Children under 8 cannot be left alone in the library and must stay with an adult during their visit.
Each summer we offer a Summer Reading Program that is part of the Statewide Summer Reading Program sponsored by the Massachusetts Regional Library System. A different theme is presented each year that provides an incentive to keep children of all ages reading during the summer months.
Children may set goals and keep track of the books they read in a log that is provided. Children are invited to our regular story times and to additional "special programs" of music and arts & crafts. Please check in the Children's Room for the schedule of events that are appropriate for your child's age and interest. If you are planning to bring a large group to one of our events, please call ahead.
1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN
Visit the library to register your child, at any age before they enter kindergarten, for this free do-it-at-home program! Your child will receive a reading log to record the books you read together. For every 100 books you read, your family will receive fun rewards!
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