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.

April 3 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, June 5 & 19 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, July 3, 17, and 31 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, August 7 and 21 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Art Club for Kids, Ages 6-18
Fun and challenging art projects. Youth under 10 must attend with an adult. 
Mondays, March 5 and 19 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Mondays, April 2 and 23 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.


PageTurners Book Club, Grades 1 & 2

Monday, February 26 at 4:00 p.m.
Who Was Rosa Parks?

Monday, March 26 at 4:00 p.m.
I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark

Discussion, snack, craft. Parents and siblings welcome to attend.


Movie Screening: COCO
Wednesday, April 18 @ 2:00 p.m.

A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse. 109 minutes. PG.  PG. 109 minutes. 

Finger Knitting, Ages 7-18
Tuesday, March 30 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Use our special thick yarn and your fingers to knit a warm, winter scarf. Parents welcome to participate. 


Summer Reading Kick Off Party
Tuesday, June 26 from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Balloon Animals
  • Glitter Tattoos
  • Face Painting
  • Tick Safety with the Sharon Health Department
  • Crafts with the Sharon Recreation Department
  • Police cruiser and freebies with the Sharon Police Department
  • And more!!!
This program is funded by the Friends of the Sharon Public Library.


The ScienceTellers Present: Wild West: The Mystery of the Golden Piano
Monday, July 16 at 4:00 p.m.

Grab your spurs and journey with us to the Wild West, where a legendary bank-robbing outlaw is back in town, about to strike again! Throughout this absolutely wild adventure story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the fascinating science behind chemical reactions, combustion, air pressure, inertia and more. Ages: 4-12. 

This program is funded by the Friends of the Sharon Public Library.


Toe Jam Puppet Band @ The Bandstand by the Lake
Thursday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m.

Original songs, masterful shadow puppetry, storytelling and just plain old good fun!

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Sharon Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Sharon Public Library.

In partnership with the Town of Sharon Recreation Department.

Wingmasters Presents: World of Owls, Ages 6+
Monday, August 6 from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

This program shows how owls use their specialized powers of sight, hearing and flight to survive and thrive. A wealth of facts and folklore about these masters of the dark explains the natural and unnatural history of owls. A variety of live owls provides the focus of the presentation. 

This program is funded by the Friends of the Sharon Public Library.

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