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JUNE 25, 2019
Children's Room Events

Painted faces in the crowd -- kids had a perfect day for Toddler Olympics on the library lawn in May.

Events for Kids in June

Story Hours


Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. -- Story Time 
June's theme is Baby Animals. Come enjoy stories featuring baby animals of all kinds.

Fridays at 10:30 a.m. -- Toddler Story Time 
Join us for a story each week to kick off the Family Center's
Discovery Fridays. The theme will change each week.   




Crafts and Play Groups

Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Open Paint Group 
Come use our collection of finger paints and assorted brushes, paint and dot art. 
Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesdays, 3 to 4 p.m. -- After-School Crafts  
We'll feature a new project every week -- just drop in.
For ages 9 and up.

Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to noon -- Discovery Days with the Martha's Vineyard Family Center 
For preschoolers, with a different theme each week.
No sign-up is required, but kids must be accompanied by an adult.



Special Events This Month



Nursery School Naturalists with Felix Neck:
Wednesday, June 5, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Watch the season unfold as we experience the warming months 
of the island  through our spring creatures, stories, crafts, live animal presentations,  and more. Signup is not required; best for ages 3-5.







Games Day:
Friday, June 7, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Join us for afternoon fun on the library lawn. We will have a ton of outdoor games, contests, and hot dogs on the grill. Kids under 9 must be accompanied by an adult. 









Crafts Program: Making Crayon Candles
Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
We'll provide everything you need to make your own colorful candle. All ages are welcome; kids under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.









Coin Collecting Workshop
Thursday, June 13, 3 p.m.
Learn about coin collecting, and go on a scavenger hunt to find coins to keep. All ages welcome; kids under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.









Father's Day Gift and Card Making
Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
We'll provide everything you need to make Dad a gift and card for Father's Day. All ages welcome; kids under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.







Special Story Hour with Guests
from Coast Guard Station Menemsha
Thursday, June 20, at 10:30 a.m.
Our visitors from the Coast Guard always bring special gear 
to share with kids when they lead a library story hour.






Summer Reading Open House
and Sign-up:
Saturday, June 29, noon to 3 p.m.
Visit the Children's Room this afternoon to learn about the range of summer programs we're offering this year, and to sign up for the summer reading program. Kids of all ages are encouraged to participate. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.





 

A GREY MORNING -- TRAWLERS

Oil on canvas, 25 by 30 inches, by Harry Aiken Vincent, American artist (1864-1931).
 
 
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