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FEBRUARY 22, 2017

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

 

Children's Programs in February
 
Story Hours (every week):
For Toddlers, Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Story Hour with puppets, Saturdays at 10:30 a.m..
 
Friday, Feb. 3, 3:30 p.m.
Mario Kart racing tournament on the big screen in our program room. Please sign up at the front desk.
 
Tuesday, Feb. 7, through Saturday, Feb. 11
Drop in after school and make your own special Valentines. We'll provide the materials.
 
Saturday, Feb. 11, 10:30 a.m.
Meet the beloved storybook character Curious George, and enjoy a story.
 
Saturday, Feb. 18, 3 p.m.
Celebrate Carnival with an afternoon party. Dance the Limbo, make masks and join the Mardi Gras parade.
 
Friday, Feb. 24, 3:30 p.m.
Mystery Book Beginnings -- hear the first chapter of five mysteries and borrow them to finish the story.
 
Monday, Feb. 27, 2 p.m.
We'll screen the movie, Secret Life of Pets, in our program room on this first day of school break.
 
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2 p.m.
Crafts project -- make a winter treat for the birds.
 
Wednesday, March 1, 2 p.m.
Julianne Gurnee from NOAA will present a program about whales.
 
Thursday, March 2, 2 p.m.
Join us for a three-day Star Wars movie marathon! Today: Star Wars IV: A New Hope.

Friday, March 3, 2 p.m.
Movie marathon continues: Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back.

Saturday, March 4, 2 p.m.
Movie marathon finale: Star Wars VI: Return of the Jedi.

 

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.

THE WAY INTO SUMMER

Oil on canvas, 18 by 26 inches, by American artist Charles Harold Davis (1856-1933). The stretcher bears an alternate title, "Summer Day in Connecticut."
 
 
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