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JANUARY 19, 2017

~ Come visit us in the Children's Room! ~

 

Story Hours (every week):
For Toddlers, Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Story Hour with puppets, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays.
 
Friday Afternoon programs in January, at 3:30 p.m.:
Jan. 6: Crafts -- Make a paint-stick snow man.
 
Jan. 13: Educator Josey Kirkland from Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary presents a program, "Tracking Animals in Winter."
 
Jan. 20: Crafts -- Make a paper penguin.
 
Jan. 27: Book Program -- we'll read the first chapter of five science-fiction stories. You can borrow the books to finish the stories. (For grades 3 and up)
 
 
Special Event: Chinese New Year Celebration
Saturday, Jan. 21, at 3 p.m. -- Welcome the Year of the Rooster with our traditional children's party, featuring a puppet show, "How the Dragon Got His Horns." Make a fan, join the Dim Sum relay race, make the dragon dance, and have a fortune cookie.

 

 

New Language Learning
Service for Young Children

The Edgartown Library has subscribed, on behalf of all our patrons, to Mango's Little Pim service, a language learning program specifically tailored for children from birth to age six. Click here to give Mango Pim a try!

 

Weekly Events at Libraries Around the Island:

MONDAYS

Mother Goose on the Loose story hour (ages 0-3), 10:30 a.m. at the West Tisbury Library.

TUESDAYS

Stories and Songs (all ages), 10:30-11:15am at the Chilmark Library.
Story Time (ages 0-2), 10:00-10:30am at the Vineyard Haven Library.
Story Time (ages 3-5), 11:00-11:30am at the Vineyard Haven Library.



WEDNESDAYS

ABC Story Time (ages 3+), 10:30 am at the Oak Bluffs Library.

Lego building for ages 8-11 from 3:30 to 5 pm at the Vineyard Haven Library.


THURSDAYS

Preschool story hour, 10:30 a.m. at the West Tisbury Library.

Book Babies program at 11 am for pre-walkers at the Oak Bluffs Library.

Story Time and Crafts, 3:30 pm at the Aquinnah Library.

Craft activities for ages 5-8 from 4 to 5 pm at the Vineyard Haven Library.

FRIDAYS

Toddler Time at 10:30 am for walkers, at the Oak Bluffs Library.

Wii Gaming for ages 8 and up, 3:30-5pm at the Vineyard Haven Library.

 

SATURDAYS

Stories and Songs (all ages), 10:30 - 11:15am at the Chilmark Library.

 

Our Resources

  • Chromebook laptop computers for children
  • Homework area
  • Comfortable reading areas
  • Books, Movies, Video Games, Audiobooks, and more.
     


 

 


NEW STUFF
YOU CAN REQUEST

Just click the random image above to begin exploring our recent library acquisitions. Each one has a link where you can reserve the item.

TWILIGHT, FOLLY COVE, CAPE ANN

Oil on Canvas by Harry Aiken Vincent, American artist (1864-1931). 25 by 30 inches.
 
 
Edgartown Free Public Library
26 West Tisbury Road, Edgartown, MA 02539
Hours: Monday 10-5; Tuesday and Wednesday 10-8, Thursday through Saturday 10-5; closed Sunday.
Phone: 508-627-4221 and 508-627-1373