Family Adventures in Reading
Fridays, July 13, 20, 27 & August 3, 10, 17 from 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Enjoy fantastic picture books and take them home to keep!
FAIR is a free 6-week family literacy program for kids aged 6-10 and their families. Includes book reading and discussion, art project, and healthy snack. Sharon 4th Grade teacher Deanne Ross will facilitate this year’s FAIR program. The theme is immigration.
Family Adventures in Reading is supported by Mass Humanities, whose grants inspire considered thought, conversation, and action through the humanities. See more about what Mass Humanities does here: http://masshumanities.org/
Tuesday, August 21 at 5:30 PM
When garden decor starts going missing, Gnomeo and Juliet ask Sherlock Gnomes to take the case. This colorful crew of lawn ornaments must traverse London to save their fellow decorations from being smashed. PG. 86 minutes.
Art Club for Kids, Ages 6-18
Fun and challenging art projects. Youth under 10 must attend with an adult.
Monday, August 20 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Every Monday in the fall from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Read to a Dog
Children and teens (ages 5-18) may sign up online for a 15 minute session to read with Sophie, a 3-year old Boxer. Sponsored by Pets & People Foundation.
August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20 and December 18.
Monday, September 24 at 4:00 p.m.
Massachusetts author Jonathan Hall will read the true story of Toto, a kitten who survived a tornado and was later adopted by Hall. After the book reading, children will get the opportunity to meet Toto. Ages 4-12.
Massachusetts Children's Book Award Nominees 2018-2019
Sponsored by Salem State University
A Boy Called Bat by by Elana Arnold
The Doldrums by Nicholas Gannon
The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog
by Adam Gidwitza
Science Comics: Volcanoes: Fire and Life by Jon Chad
The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett
Took: A Ghost Story by Mary Downing Hahn