Youth Services Summer 2021 Newsletter

Reservations are required for all summer programs except the Kick Off Party. Please call 508 821 1412 to register for programs.

You must register for each storytime and craft the week of the program. You can register for all other programs starting July 1.

Sign up for our Summer Reading Challenge at tauntonlibrary.beanstack.org

July

Tuesday July 6 Kick Off Party 2pm – 4pm
Wednesday July 7 Candy bar bingo! 2pm
Thursday July 8 Family Storytime 11am, Ukulele Class for kids 3pm
Friday July 9 Baby and Me Storytime

Monday July 12 Pick up this week’s craft and STEM Kit Fun with Magnets
Tuesday July 13 Lego Club 2pm
Wednesday July 14 Dogman party 2pm
Thursday July 15 Family Storytime 11am
Friday July 16 Baby and Me Storytime 10am

Monday July 19 Pick up this week’s craft kit and STEM Kit Lift off for Libraries, Read to Clyde 11am
Tuesday July 20 Lego Club 2pm
Wednesday July 21 Mad Libs 2pm
Thursday July 22 Family Storytime 11am
Friday July 23 Baby and Me storytime 10am

Monday July 26 Pick up this week’s craft and STEM Kit Light!, Read to Clyde 11am, Folklore Puppet show Girl of the Oranges – Portugal (Folklore puppet shows are virtual and a link will be provided the day of, on our webpage.)
Tuesday July 27 Lego Club 2pm, Folklore Puppet show Koko Dances with Kokioko – Haiti (Folklore puppet shows are virtual and a link will be provided the day of, on our webpage.)
Wednesday Pokemon Club 2pm, Folklore Puppet show Cinderella – Cape Verde (Folklore puppet shows are virtual and a link will be provided the day of, on our webpage.)
Thursday July 29 Family Storytime 11am, Folklore Puppet show One Wish – Ireland (Folklore puppet shows are virtual and a link will be provided the day of, on our webpage.)
Friday July 30 Baby and Me Storytime Folklore Puppet show Strega Nona – Italy (Folklore puppet shows are virtual and a link will be provided the day of, on our webpage.)

August

Monday August 2 Pick up this week’s craft kit, and STEM Kit Secret Codes, Read to Clyde 11am
Tuesday August 3 Lego Club 2pm
Wednesday August 4 Barn Babies 10am
Thursday August 5 Family Storytime 11am
Friday August 6 Baby and Me Storytime 10am

Monday August 9 Pick up this week’s craft kit, Read to Clyde 11am
Tuesday August 10 Lego Club 2pm
Wednesday August 11 “Drive-In” Matinee Raya and the Last Dragon 1pm
Thursday August 12 Family Storytime 11am
Friday August 13 Baby and Me Storytime 10am, Outdoor Dance Party 2pm

Kick-off party – tie dye (bring your own shirt, item of clothing, etc.), get your Read and Bead necklace or Bubble Babies kit, pick out a free book, outdoor games, meet Clyde the service dog
Lego Club – Best suited for ages 5-12. Come be a Master Builder! Make your best creation to go on display.
Family Storytime – Join us as we sing songs, read stories and play a game or two
Pokémon Club – Gotta Catch Em All! Bring your Pokémon cards (we do not allow trading) and watch a Pokémon movie projected onto our wall!
Baby and Me is for babies ages 0 to 15 months. This drop-in short storytime is an interactive session where you’ll learn rhymes, songs, and activities to share with your little one.
Craft Kits differ weekly, and correlate with our theme of the week. Best for ages 2-6
Barn Babies Traveling petting zoo that offers 20-40 animals including bunnies, chicks or ducklings, a diapered goat or lamb, a potbellied pig
“Drive-In” Matinee – We let you into our indoor parking lot early to create your cardboard car! Then join us for a showing of Raya and the Last Dragon. Because of COVID-19 we are unable to provide snacks like we have in the past, but you are welcome to bring your own
Candy Bar Bingo Bring a candy bar to win more during our competitive bingo games
Mad Libs – Interactive tales involving participation that decides what nouns verbs, colors, etc. make up the details in tales we will read
STEM Kits – We have four different STEM kits to share with you! Videos for instructions will post the Monday of each kit week. Supplies are limited but you can make your own kits if you miss out! Best for ages 5-12
Dogman Party – Celebrate your love for everyone’s favorite heroic part dog part person with games and crafts
Ethnic Arts Center Folklore Puppet Show Virtual puppet show. Video links will be available on our webpage, and Facebook page each day during the week of July 26
Read to Clyde – Clyde is a laid back, friendly black lab associated with Dog B.O.N.E.S. a company dedicated to Building Opportunities for Nurturing & Emotional Support. He loves to listen to you read! Pick out out any book and take ten minutes to read out loud to Clyde!