Weekly Programs & Monthly Clubs
Bookworms (Registration required)
Fourth Monday of every month, starting October 21
A monthly parent-child book club for chapter book readers (usually in the range of 75-150 pages). When registering, note that you are signing up for October and November. At our first meeting we will discuss Bunnicula by James Howe. Please read the book before attending. Copies will be available at the Circulation Desk by October 1.
NEW! Kids' Crafternoon
Second, third, and fourth Tuesday of each month, starting October 8
Grades K-5 with caregiver
Get creative @ your library! Each session we'll use different supplies and you can make whatever you like! Anything from paper to LEGO...see where your creativity takes you! No registration required.
NEW! Word Wizards (Registration required)
First and third Thursday of each month, starting October 3
Stories and activities to introduce children to new vocabulary words. We'll learn at least two new words from a story at each meeting and kids will go home with flashcards of their new words.
Pumpkin Decorating Contest
Entries submitted October 17-21
Voting period October 23-29
Anyone age 3-18 may enter our annual contest to show your pumpkin decorating skills and win cool prizes. Pumpkins may be painted, dressed up, or otherwise decorated, but please do not carve them. Any carved pumpkins will not be accepted. Information and entry forms available here.
Elementary School: RAINBOW LOOM
Thursday, November 7
It's an early release day for Norfolk students! Drop by the library from 12:00-3:00 and make a bracelet on a Rainbow Loom! We'll have four looms available to share, plenty of bands and clips, and instructions. No registration required, just drop in. Students from any area elementary schools are welcome.
Junior Friends of the Library
The Junior Friends are students in grades 4-6 who help with children’s programs, craft workshops, bake sales, fundraising, and more. They also help choose materials for the library. Highlights include a monthly book discussion club and an annual sleepover at the library!
The group for the 2013-2014 is set; however, check back to see what they're up to!
Youth programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library
Questions? Please call Marissa Antosh, Youth Services Librarian, at (508) 528-3380 x5 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.