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Weekly Programs and Special Events
Weekly Programs for Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers

Baby Time
(Registration required)
Wednesdays 10:30–11:00
For infants up to 12 months with a caregiver
Stories, rhymes, songs, and play for babies! This session of Baby Time will run from July 11–August 22.
Registration will be done by lottery. Lottery preference will be given to Norfolk residents. Lottery registration ends July 4. Class list will be announced on July 5.

Multi-Age Storytime
Wednesdays 11:15–11:45
For children 2 and up with a caregiver
An interactive drop-in story time with books, songs, rhymes, and a craft.

On My Own Storytime
Wednesdays 1:30–2:00
For children age 3–6
An independent story time experience. Parents must stay in the building, but are encouraged to let children attend the program alone.

Mother Goose on the Loose!
Thursdays 10:15-10:45
For children up to age 3 with caregiver
A highly interactive program for babies and toddlers. Join us for songs, rhymes, puppets, lap bounces, and more!  

Picnic Playgroup
Fridays 11:30–12:15
For children up to age 5 with a caregiver
Bring a lunch and enjoy music, stories, and fun. Funded by the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care.

Special Events

(Registration required)
Thursday, July 11
Mad Science of Greater Boston will teach you all about dinosaurs and fossils, then take you on a fossil dig of your own! Perfect for the aspiring palentologist.
Session 1: 1:30-2:15 for ages 4 and 5 only  Register here
Session 2: 2:30-3:30 for children entering grades K-4  Register here
This program is supported in part by a grant from the Norfolk Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Family Concert featuring David Polansky
Tuesday, July 16  6:30
Town Hill
All ages welcome
This family concert will delight everyone from preschoolers to grandparents. Due to the heat, the concert will be in the Library's community room.
Sponsored by the Norfolk Public Library and the Norfolk Recreation Department.

Down Deep
(Registration required)
Tuesday, July 23
Children entering grades K-3
Discover our oceans and what creatures live down deep. Explore echolocation, whale song, and bioluminescence. Make your own jellyfish and find out how deep sea marine creatures survive and thrive.

Magic You'll Dig!
Friday, August 2
Children ages 4 and up with caregiver
We welcome magician Steve Rudolph back for "Magic You'll Dig!" Grow carrots by magic, dig for a leprechaun's pot of gold, find buried pirate treasure, and more!

Amazing Animals: Diggers & Burrowers
(Registration required)
Friday, August 16
Children age 5 and up with caregiver
Critters n' Creatures of New Hampshire visit the library to teach chlidren about animals that dig, burrow, or live underground. Featuring live animals, the show may include a hedgehog, spotted skunk, armadillo, and more! Join us to learn about these unique creatures. This fast-paced animal show is for children age 5 and up. Caregivers must remain with children.

Dig Into Reading and Beneath the Surface are sponsored by the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

Questions? Please call Marissa Antosh, Youth Services Librarian, at (508) 528-3380 x5 or send an email to

Last Updated: Monday, Jul 15, 2013
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