December 5, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Story Time RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Pre-School Palooza for children ages 3-6 years old will promote Kindergarten readiness and set a foundation for a future of strong reading while developing fine motor skills. Children who are ready to do so may attend independently. Caregivers are still welcome to attend. Adults who choose not to attend the program, must remain inside the library building during the storytime. Each session will feature a different theme using picture books, music and movement and a craft activity.
December 5, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Young Adult Room
Want to get crafty with your friends? Looking for an interesting way to give presents this year? Tweens and Teens are invited to join us in the Young Adult Room for an hour in the afternoon to decorate gift boxes for the upcoming holidays. As always, materials, snacks, and enjoyment provided!
December 6, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Story Time RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Terrific Toddlers, for children 1-2 years old and their caregivers uses stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, rhythm and sensory activities to help young walkers learn vocabulary and develop gross motor skills.
December 6, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Story Time RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Babies and Books for Children up to one year and their caregivers,will focus on a baby’s understanding of spatial relationships, language, communication and body movement. The program will consist of songs, lap games, rhythm and sensory activities and simple picture books. The program will also teach some baby sign language.
December 6, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Craft Room - Children's LibraryNeedham Free Public Library
Learn basic programming of Dot and Dash robots for grades 3-4 and Lego Mindstorm Robots for grades 5-6.
>br>**Registration required: please register for only one session.
This program will be held in the Needham Library Creation Station located in the Craft Room.
December 7, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Story Time RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Child’s Play is a drop-in program for children 0-2 years and their caregivers. The songs, rhymes, lap games and books in this program will promote rhythm, coordination and verbal skills in young children as well as bonding between child and caregiver.
December 7, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Storytime RoomChildren's LibraryNeedham Public Library
Join Cici Hunt in this fun-filled music and movement class for children 2-5 years of age and their caretakers. Registration is required, with a maximum of 20 children and caregiver, and starts approximately two weeks before this event. Please sign up for only one session a month so that others may have an opportunity to participate in this program.Funding for Music Enrichment Programs provided by the Friends of the Needham Public Library.
December 8, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Join us for this new monthly program as we explore the Joys of Coloring for Adults. The Library will supply all you need (pencils, markers, coloring sheets) as well as a few snacks. Come for the coloring and conversations with your fellow coloring enthusiasts
Sponsored by the Library Foundation of Needham
December 8, 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM @ Craft Room - Children's LibraryNeedham Free Public Library
- Make the applesauce-cinnamon dough.
- Cut out shapes and decorate them.
- Hang them in your home for good-smelling holiday decorations.
December 8, 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library
December 9, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM @ Community Room
Needham Free Public Library
This is a drop-in program for preschool aged children 2 years old and up. Adults and children will sing, clap, and enjoy movement songs. Adults are required to attend with the child. Please arrive on time.Funding for Music Enrichment Programs provided by the Friends of the Needham Public Library.
December 10, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Community Room
This is a Drop-in program for ages 5 and under and is led by a group of Chinese–speaking mothers. The program consists of 45 minutes of reading, followed by a simple craft.
December 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Young Adult RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Come and meet people who are interested in the Pokémon Card Game. Exchange cards and build up your decks! This will occur in the Young Adult Room on the second floor, and is sponsored by the Needham Free Public Library.
December 10, 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM @ Community Room
Join us for the monthly meeting of Bookventurers, a book club for 3rd-5th grade children! This month bring you favorite Holiday Book, Poem or Story to share.
**Registration is required, one month in advance, in person or call 781-455-7559, ext.204.
• Read the book • Discuss it with other kids
• Participate in book themed activities • Make new friends!
• Enjoy book themed snacks!