Despicable Me 3 (2017)
Tuesday, December 26 at 3:00 p.m.
The continued adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters -- Margo, Edith and Agnes -- and the minions. 90 minutes. PG.
Science Tellers in Tall Ships & Pirate Tales (Theme- Actions & Reactions)
Thursday, December 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Ahoy! People don’t just build on land. They build on water, too! Set sail with us on a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a deserted island. With mutiny and high-tide looming, they must rescue their salty captain and find a way to construct a ship before all hope is lost … at sea! Planks, sails, rigging, rails... what else could building a pirate ship possibly take? Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, flash paper, air pressure, inertia, explosions and more. Don’t miss this refreshing nautical tale with a twist!
Art Club for Kids, Ages 6-12
Fun and challenging art projects. Parents must attend with their child.
Mondays, Jan 8 and 22 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Mondays, Feb 5 and 12 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Massachusetts Children’s Book Award Sponsored by Salem State University
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Master List 2017 Nominees
Abbott, Tony, The Forbidden Stone
Angelberger, Tom, Inspector Flytrap
Baptiste, Tracey, The Jumbies
Bradley, Kimberley Brubaker, The War that Saved My Life
Camper, Cathy, Lowriders in Space
Draper, Sharon M., Stella by Starlight
Gibbs, Stuart, Space Case: A Moon Base Alpha Novel
Hilton, Marilyn, Full Cicada Moon
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly, Fish in a Tree
Jamieson, Victoria, Roller Girl
Jennings, Ken, Maps & Geography
Levy, Dana Alison, Misadventures of the Family Fletcher
MacLachan, P.atricia, The Truth of Me: About a Boy, His Grandmother, and a Very Good Dog.
Milford, Kate, Greenglass House
Nye, Naomi Shihab,The Turtle of Oman
Oppel, Kenneth, Nest
Pearsall, Shelley, The Seventh Most Important Thing
Perkins, Lynne Rae, Nuts to You
Sands, Kevin, The Blackthorn Key
Shurtliff, Liesl, Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk
Spinelli, Eileen, Another Day as Emily
Stroud, Jonathan, Screaming Staircase
Wicks, Maris, Coral Reefs: Cities of the Ocean: Science Comics
Woods, Brenda, The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond
Woodson, Jacqueline, Brown Girl Dreaming
Please have your library card number ready.
Biography in Context -- Reference, magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images.
Encyclopedia articles, and research tools
aligned to the Common Core.
Homework resources for kids in Gr. K-5.
Practice, lessons, and study aids.
Afterschool STEAM Programs
Art Club for Kids -- 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Art projects for children 6-12 and their parents.
Experimenting with LittleBits -- Select Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 p.m. LittleBits are color coded electronic modules and a perfect introduction to the world of electronics. Ages 8 and up.
Lego Engineering -- Join us on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month as we take on building challenges with our huge supply of legos, including building for height or strength, replicas of famous buildings, or limited pieces. Ages 6+
Minecraft Club -- Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. Play one of the most innovative computer games of all time. All participants must have their own PC edition minecraft account. Ages 9+.
Take Apart Tuesdays -- Click here to pre-register on EventKeeper. Select Tuesdays from 4-5 p.m. Join us as we take apart or "reverse engineer" everything we can get our hands on from blenders to electric guitars and more. We are also accepting donations of materials to take apart (for safety reasons, please no glass, liquids, or materials that have been used to prepare foods). Ages 9 - 12.