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Programs for Grades K-6
March-April 2017



Special Programs

Coastal Mountain Railroad
Saturday, April 22 10:00-4:00
Sunday, April 23 12:00-4:00

Drop in and see this truly extraordinary exhibition of an HO scale model railroad, complete with sound! Fun for all ages. No registration required.

Monthly Programs

Comics Club (Registration required)
First Thursday of every month (Apr. 6, May 4, Jun. 1)
NEW TIME: 3:45-4:45
Grades 1-3

Explore comics with us! Each month, we'll read a comic book or graphic novel and talk about the story and the artwork. We'll also make comics of our own and more! Books for each month will be available at the Circulation Desk.

 
Paws to Read (Registration required)
Second Thursday of every month (Apr. 13, May 11, Jun. 8)
4:30-5:30
Grades 2-6

Children in grades 2-6 are invited to come and meet special therapy dogs once a month to practice their reading with a furry friend. Each child is given a specific 15-minute time slot for a "one on one" with their reading dog. Children must be able to read by themselves. This program is not for tutoring or becoming comfortable with dogs, rather, it is a chance for children to become more confident readers. Caregivers may remain in the building but are asked to remain outside the reading area. Sponsored by Therapy Dogs International. *Registration will open online two weeks prior to the program date. You will be notified of your time slot by email.
 

Art Adventures (Registration required)
Fourth Monday of every month (Apr. 24, May 22)
3:45-4:45
Grades K-4

Join us for Art Adventures, an interactive visual arts program that focuses on a particular artist or style of art.  Children will learn about the artist or style and then have the opportunity to create a piece based on what they learned. Children do not need to have any special artistic ability, just a desire to learn and create! Sponsored by Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Program.


Try it Tuesday (Registration required)
Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month (Mar. 28, Apr. 11, Apr. 25)
3:30-4:30
Grades 4-6

Every other Tuesday, join us to try new projects. Everything from art to science, we’ll experiment, explore, and create. Registration is required so we have enough supplies.
Register for Mar. 28: Slimy Science Make slime, silly putty or other polymers.
Register for Apr. 11: Blackout Poetry Celebrate National Poetry Month by making up your own!
Register for Apr. 25: Mini Emoji Pinatas Create a little emoji-shaped pinata full of candy.


 

Youth programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library

Questions? Please call Marissa Antosh, Senior Youth Services Librarian, at (508) 528-3380 x5 or send an email to mantosh@sailsinc.org.
 



 



Last Updated: Monday, Mar 27, 2017
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