What’s Happening in May

Children’s Programming

Preschool Storytime with Miss Michele will be on Wednesday mornings at 10:00.

NEW! Preschool Nature Playgroup – Animals Around Us on select Friday mornings at 10:00.

Bedtime Stories with Tippy will be Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30.

NEW! Preschool MakerScience – this new STEM preschool group will be on select Wednesday mornings at 10:00.

Lego Builder’s Club is on Thursday, May 19th at 3:30 this month.

Read to Java will be Friday, May 20th at 3:30.

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is Friend or Fiend? by Judy Bloom.

5th & 6th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is No More Dead Dogs by Gordon Korman.

Please click on the Calendar tab for detailed information on our programing.

Adult Programming

Evening Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant.

Daytime Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman.

Coloring Time for Adults – Coloring is one of the many ways to relieve stress. Come join other adults in a stress relieving program while enjoying light refreshments and socializing.

Great Decisions – We will be discussing The Koreans.

Please click on the Calendar tab for detailed information on our programing.

What’s Happening in April

Children’s Programming

NEW! Storytime Yoga with Miss Becky continues continues for a second (4) week session on Friday mornings at 10:00.

Preschool Storytime with Miss Michele will be on Wednesday mornings at 10:00.

NEW! Animal Art begins continues on Wednesday afternoons at 3:30.

Lego Builder’s Club is on Thursday, April 14th at 3:30 this month.

Read to Java will be Friday, April 15th at 3:30.

NEW! Bedtime Stories with Tippy will be Tuesday, April 12th at 6:30.

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is 7 x 9 = Trouble! by Claudia Mills.

5th & 6th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass.

Please click on the Calendar tab for detailed information on our programing.

 

Adult Programming

Evening Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler.

Daytime Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.

NEW! Coloring Time for Adults – Coloring is one of the many ways to relieve stress. Come join other adults in a stress relieving program while enjoying light refreshments and socializing.

Great Decisions – We will be discussing Migration.

Please click on the Calendar tab for detailed information on our programing.

NEW! Animal Art

Self Help Animal Art

Registration is required, sign up at the Youth Services desk or call 781-767-3644.

Wednesday afterschool at 3:30 – March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13

Together with the Holbrook Public Library, Self Help Inc-Coordinated Family & Community Engagement will be offering Animal Art with Miss Nancy. Animal Art is for K through 3rd grade and their caregiver. Come join us for stories and creating animal themed art each week. Parents must stay with their children. This program runs (5) consecutive Wednesday afternoons March 16th – April 13th.

What’s Happening in March

Children’s Programming

NEW! Storytime Yoga with Miss Becky continues on Friday mornings through March 18th.

Preschool Storytime with Miss Karen continues Wednesday mornings through March 30th.

NEW! Animal Art begins March 16th for (5) consecutive weeks.

Lego Builder’s Club is on Thursday, March 3rd this month.

Stories with Java is at a new day and time, Friday, March 18th at 11:30.

NEW! Bedtime Stories with Tippy will be Tuesday, March 22nd at 6:30.

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling.

5th & 6th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead.

 

Adult Programming

Evening Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is Ruby by Cynthia Bond.

Daytime Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker.

Great Decisions – We will be discussing The Future of Kurdistan.

What’s happening in February

Children’s Programming

NEW! Storytime Yoga with Miss Becky

Preschool Storytime with Miss Karen

Lego Builder’s Club

Read to Tippy and Read to Java

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is Loser by Jerry Spinelli

5th & 6th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is Crash by Jerry Spinelli

 

Adult Programming

Evening Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat

Daytime Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is The Professor and the Madman Night by Simon Winchester

Great Decisions – We will be discussing Islamic State

What’s Happening in January

The Staff of the Holbrook Public Library wishes you a Happy and Healthy New Year! We have many programs throughout the month, please see our “Calendar of Events” tab for more details.

Children’s Programming

Read to Tippy and Read to Java

Lego Builder’s Club

Preschool Storytime with Miss Karen

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is My Life with the Chimpanzees by Jane Goodall

5th & 6th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is The Double Life of Pocahontas by Jean Fritz

Bucket Fillers Club

Adult Programming

Daytime Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is And the Dark Sacred Night by Julia Glass

Evening Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

What’s Happening in December

December is Food for Fines month!

December is Food for Fines Month

Bring in non-perishable items with your overdue materials and we will waive your fines. All donations will be made to the Holbrook Food Pantry located at St. John’s Episcopal Church.

The need continues to be great, so we ask that you be generous with your donations. Please remember the importance of the cause and make your gifts commensurate with your fines.

Contest Word Raffle Drawing Jackpot Prize

Attention kids preschool to high school!

The Board of Selectmen are conducting a Town Slogan Contest, and all school-age children from Holbrook are eligible and encouraged to enter the contest.  Further details can be found on the Town’s website at holbrookma.gov.

 

 

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Preschool Storytime Fun

Join Miss Johanna for a (3) week session on Friday, December 4th, 11th, and 18th from 10:00-11:00 for Preschool Storytime Fun. Children ages 3-6 and a favorite adult are invited to drop in for stories, games, and a craft. You may attend any or all mornings. We hope to see you there!

 Java Dec

Read to Java

Friday, Dec. 18th from 3:00-4:00 – Come read to Java, one of our new therapy dogs. Java is a retired/rescued greyhound, he’ll be here with his owner Bruce. This is a great opportunity for children to practice their reading, show off their reading skills, or enjoy Java’s company.

 

Children’s Programming

Preschool Storytime Fun with Miss Johanna

Lego Builder’s Club

Read to Java

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is Encyclopedia Brown.

5th & 6th Grade Book Club – This month’s selection is The Westing Game.

Adult Programming

Daytime Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom.

Evening Adult Book Group – This month’s selection is The Arsonist by Sue Miller.

What’s happening in November

Join us for programs and events for all ages. Please see the “CALENDAR” tab above for detailed information.

Children’s Programming

Preschool Story time FRIDAYS with Miss Karen

Preschool Story time WEDNESDAYS with Miss Michele

Read to Tippy

Lego Club

Read to Java

Bucket Fillers

3rd & 4th Grade Book Club

5th & 6th Grade Book Club

Adult Programming

Daytime Adult Book Group

Evening Adult Book Group

Great Decisions

Art exhibit