Come to the library for a sweetheart-story time! We'll read a variety of seasonal stories and then create an inspired-by-love craft. This program is designed for ages 2 and up. No registration necessary.
This parent/child program is designed for the creative, curious, and active preschooler who loves animals. Each 90-minute session offers a structured series of activities including original songs, movement, dramatic play, hands-on science, and a thematic snack. You'll receive coloring pages, song lyrics, vocabulary, a fun fact sheet, and a suggested reading list in an electronic goody bag!
Join us in making some kite artwork to get excited for Newburyport Winter Kite Festival! This program is open to kids of all ages and abilities. No registration required! The Kite Festival will take place on February 2. Please visit Newburyport Youth Service's website (newburyportyouthservices.com) for more information.
For Kids in Grades 6-12: Come to NPL try out the braiding technique kumihimo, the ancient Japanese art of creating complex patterns of braided cords. Join us in the Program Room for this free event! Please contact Emely, Teen Services Librarian, with questions.
A Drop-In Craft program held once a month on a Thursday afternoon (check the online calendar or pick up a calendar in the Children’s Room). Intended for school age children with intricate and challenging crafts. Each child under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult caregiver to actively assist with the craft.
Children are invited to come and make a Valentine’s card for their favorite author or book character. We will have teens to help them at each table with the craft and to suggest ideas. Kids can take them home or display them in the Children’s Room.
Free admission for all. All events are free. Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by surrounding yourself with art, culture, and community. Enjoy free admission all day long at the MFA’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Open House. There’s an array of vibrant, engaging, and collaborative programming scheduled throughout the day for all ages and abilities, presented in the spirit of Dr. King.
Let your creative juices flow! In this afternoon activity, we will create, build and embellish winter sculptures using nature’s bounty. Work as a family, a group of friends or let us pair you up when you arrive and work together as a team to add imaginative sculptural elements to the Stevens-Coolidge gardens. Cocoa will be served to keep your hands warm and busy!
Just what it sounds like! Stop by, relax, and have a snack. We’ll put out coloring sheets and bookmarks as well as some tasty cookies. Kids of all ages and abilities welcome. Drop-in.
The library wants our programs to be safe for everyone! Please call us with any questions or concerns about food allergies.