Library Closed!

Sorry, the main branch of the library will be closed until further notice for water damage clean-up.

We will have limited services at our Senior Center branch starting Tuesday, January 16th - get more information by clicking here.

Event News and Information

Due to building issues, the library is closed to the public the week of January 8 and the week of January 15, 2018.  There will be no programs offered during those weeks.  Please check the library website for further updates.

Storytimes

Mother Goose on the Loose
This storytime is for children age 3 years and younger but big siblings are always welcome. This is a drop-in storytime.
Tuesdays 10:30 A.M.
January 23, 30, 2018
February 6, 13, 27, 2018
March 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018

This is a drop in activity.

Preschool Storytime
Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
January 24, 31, 2018
February 7, 14, 28, 2018
March 7, 14, 21, 2018
For children age 3 years and older
No sign up required

Toe Tapping Thursdays
Thursdays at 10:30 AM

February 8, March 8, 2018
Come get your wiggles out with us!  We'll stretch, dance, and move to the beat!  All children and their grownups are welcome - yes even "prewalkers" because they can boogie with their grownups.
No sign up required

School Age Programs
Lego Club
Like Legos? Then come and build with us! We'll supply the Legos you supply the imagination.
This drop-in activity is for children in 1st grade and older.
Saturdays at 9:30
January 27, 2018
February 24, 2018
March 24, 2018
April 21, 2018

Special Needs Lego Time
Saturdays at 10 AM
February 10, March 10, 2018
Is your child on the autism spectrum or have another special needs challenge?  This activity is especially for them.  Join us for a morning of building and making new friends.  For special needs children age 4 years and older.  Special needs children of all abilities are welcome - those that can work independently and those that need lots of hand over hand help from their grownups.  Stay the entire session or as long as your child wants.  Siblings are always welcome!
Contact Molly Hancock, Coordinator of Youth Services, with any questions.  Call 978-674-1527 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

February Vacation Activities

Family Fort Storytime
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
2 PM
Ages 3 Years and Older
Build your own special family fort and join us for stories and snacks.  We will provide some building supplies but feel free to bring flashlights, pillows, blankets and other cozy items from home.
Space is limited and sign up required. Sign up begins on February 5, 2018.  You can sign up by:
Stopping by the Children's Desk.
or
Calling the Children's Department at 978-674-1529.
or
Signing up online at www.LowellLibrary.org - visit the calendar and click REGISTER.

Children's Songs and Singing Games with Roger Tincknell*
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
10 AM
Open to All Ages
Children's Songs and Singing Games is an interactive program of multicultural children’s songs and singing games from around the world performed on a variety of instruments including: Guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica, ukulele, Russian balalaika, Irish bodhran, Latin and African percussion. The audience may be involved in singing, moving, dancing, and playing percussion instruments.
Space is limited and sign up required. Sign up begins on February 5, 2018.  You can sign up by:
Stopping by the Children's Desk
or
Calling the Children's Department at 978-674-1529.
or
Signing up online at www.LowellLibrary.org - visit the calendar and click REGISTER.
*This program is supported in part by a grant from the Lowell Cultural Council, a local agency, supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Makerspace Workshop with LittleBits*
Thursday, February 22 2018
10 AM
For children in Grades 3 - 5
Join us for a fun workshop that promotes 21st century STEAM learning with LittleBits!  LittleBits is a platform of electronic building blocks for creating inventions that easily snap together with magnets.  This program is for children in grades 3 through 5 and children will be working in pairs or teams to build an invention.     
Space is limited and sign up required. Sign up begins on February 5, 2018. You can sign up by:
Stopping by the Children's Desk
or
Calling the Children's Department at 978-674-1529.
or
Signing up online at www.LowellLibrary.org - visit the calendar and click REGISTER.
*This program is sponsored by the Pollard Library Foundation

Kids Week Drop In Craft
Thursday, February 22, 2018
2 PM - 4 PM
For children age 4 years and older
Stop by and make a winter decoration to remember your vacation!
No sign up required.
While supplies last

Lego Club
Saturday, February 24, 2018
9:30 AM
For children in Grade 1 and older
Are you a Lego master builder? Children in grades 1-6 are welcome to join us for a morning of Lego building challenges and fun!
No sign up required.

To see what else is happening at the library visit our online calendar.

 

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