Events in the next 6 months

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, November 3, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, November 3, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Grades 3-5 Book Group
Date:Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen
Location:Community Room
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Fantastic Mr. Fox!!!
by Roald Dahl

fox

This book group is for kids in grades 3,4, and 5. Join us for a book discussion, snacks and a craft. This will technically be our "October meeting" for scheduling reasons.

See Ellen at the Children's Desk for more details.

Title:Toddler Time!
Date:Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.


Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, November 6, 2014
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time and Beyond Birth classes?

Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Noodles & Albie Author talk with Eric Bennett
Date:Friday, November 7, 2014
Time:4:00pm - 4:45pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Author Event, Children's Events
Description:

Author and Illustrator Talk 

Friday, November 7, 4:00pm 
Community room 

Don't miss out on this cute book or this fun event! Local author Eric Bennett and illustrator Liz Bannish visit the children's department at Forbes to read their new book. Don't forget to stick around for the Penguin Party!

Title:Reading with local author Eric Bennett
Date:Friday, November 7, 2014
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Author Event, Children's Events
Description:

Join us for an afternoon with
local children's book author Eric Bennett
as he reads and discusses his book Noodles & Albie.

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, November 10, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, November 10, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Kids Knitting Workshop
Date:Monday, November 10, 2014
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Registration:Registration is required for this event.
Description:

Learn to Knit! 

Monday, November 10, 3:30-4:30pm
Community Room

Have you always wanted to knit? Kids and Young Adults can come and learn how to knit with Ellen! Sign-up to reserve your spot- only 7 available. Needles and yarn provided and you can take it all home!

Title:Read With Me Book Group
Date:Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Kidnap at the Catfish Cafe 
by Patricia Reilly Giff

Minnie is full of money-making ideas that have not worked, but her detective agency plan seems to be successful when she gets two cases right away, one to find a cat's owner, and the other to identify a thief who will steal anything.

This group will be meeting on November 12th at 3:30 in Community Room. Stop by the children's circulation desk for a copy of the book.

 

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time and Beyond Birth classes?

Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, November 17, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, November 17, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:New Readers Book Group
Date:Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

The nine lives of Aristotle 
by Dick King-Smith

Aristotle, a little white kitten, goes to live with Bella Donna, a witch in an old cottage, where he finds so many opportunities for risky adventures that he soon has only one life left. 15,000 first printing.

This group is meeting November 18th at 3:30 in the Community Room. Stop by the children's circulation desk for a copy of the book.

 

Title:Read With Me Book Group
Date:Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Read With me Book Group is for Kids in Grades 1-3 and their parents, friends or guardians. There will be a meeting with a brief discussion, crafts and snacks.

This book for November is yet to be determined, but please bring ideas to October's meeting! Stop by the Children's desk and ask Ellen for more information.

Title:Children's & Young Adult Writing Group
Date:Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events, Writing, Young Adult
Description:

Writing Group 

Wednesday, November 19, 4:00-5:00pm 
Community Room 

Join us once a month for a writing workshop. We do activities and free-writing. Come with ideas or bring something you've been working on. 

 

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time and Beyond Birth classes?

Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Mini Book Making
Date:Friday, November 21, 2014
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Young Adult
Description:

Mini Book Making

Friday, November 21st, 3:30-4:30pm
Community Room

Come by the department for this cool craft! Hand make your own accordion book. Great for a gift or to keep for yourself. All materials provided.

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, November 24, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, November 24, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Minecraft Club
Date:Monday, November 24, 2014
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events, Young Adult
Description:

Minecraft Club 

Monday, November 24, 3:30 
Community Room 

Bring your Minecraft log-in. We will have laptops available for use, but you can also bring your own device to game on. Please register at the children's desk or call to reserve a spot. (413-587-1010)

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, December 1, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, December 1, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time and Beyond Birth classes?

Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, December 8, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, December 8, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time and Beyond Birth classes?

Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, December 15, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, December 15, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Read With Me Book Group
Date:Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen
Location:Community Room
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Read With me Book Group is for Kids in Grades 1-3 and their parents, friends or guardians.There will be a meeting with a brief discussion, crafts and snacks.

This book for December is yet to be determined, but please bring ideas to November's meeting! Stop by the Children's desk and ask Ellen for more information.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, December 18, 2014
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time and Beyond Birth classes?

Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, December 22, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, December 22, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, December 29, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, December 29, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Jude McGowan
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Family Afternoon with Multi -Arts. All ages with families/caregivers.
Date:Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Presenter:Catalina Arrubla
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, One-Time Events
Description:

Under the guidance of Multi-Arts’ professional faculty, families (children with their parents/caregivers) will create collaborative projects using illustration, storytelling, and 3 dimensional objects (such as animals, airplanes, masks).