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LEGO Club at Newbury Library

Kids are invited to a freestyle LEGO buiild session at the Newbury Town Library!

Come and build Legos with us at NTL! We have TONS of Legos. Feel free to come and build your own creations, or build off a project that has already been started. We will even put your creation on display! This will be a casual club where all participants can follow whatever direction their engineering intuition takes them, we will not be teaching how to make specific models. Recommended for ages 4+, with siblings always welcome. 

When: 
Friday, April 14 & 28, 2023 3:30-4:30pm

Parker River NWR Beach Cleanup

Come help with coastal debris and other trash at the beaches of Parker River Wildlife Refuge

Come help clean the beach at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge! You can help clean up the beach for nesting shorebirds druing this Spring volunteer event.  Meet volunteers from the Friends of Parker River NWR at parking lot 1 before going out on the beach to clean up debris. Friends' volunteers and park rangers will be on available to help with heavy items. They will orient you and hand out trash bags. Friends' volunteers and park rangers will be available to help with heavy items. Come for the day or for an hour.  All are welcome.  Event will be held rain or shine.  No preregistration is required; simply show up! 

When: 
Saturday, April 1, 2023 9am-3pm

Ukrainian Egg Workshop at NTL

Ukrainian Egg Workshop at the Newbury Town Library

The NTL's own Kati Bourque will present a brief history on Ukrainian Easter Eggs and teach you how to create your own egg. All materials will be provided and you will go home with an egg that you made! This program is geared towards teens and adults, as you will be handling a raw egg, a lit candle, and permanent dyes. Please register online to save your spot - space is limited.

When: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 6-8pm

Turtle Time at NTL

Learn about turtles from the Seacoast Science Center at the Newbury Town Library

What turtles live here in New Hampshire and what is the difference between land and sea turtles? Meet Raspberry, a 3-Toed Box Turtle, to learn more about body parts that all turtles have in common, what they like to eat, why we think they are so special, and what you can do to help keep them safe.

When: 
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 3:30-4:30pm

Old Newbury Day Open House & Bonfire

Come to Spencer-Pierce-Little Farm for an open house and winter bonfire! Photo ©Sara Willman

Come to  Spencer Peirce Little Farm for a mid-winter open house and bonfire to celebrate the official purchase of the town of Newbury on January 13, 1701. Come visit the 1690 farm house from 3-4pm. Then walk down to the town-sponsored bonfire and enjoy food, beer, wine and hot chocolate that will be available for purchase from local vendors. The bonfire is lit around dusk (~4:30pm) Pre-purchase your parking pass for a guaranteed spot in the parking field. Parking pass ticket $20.

When: 
Saturday, January 14, 2023 3-9pm

Barktoberfest

Sweet Paws Rescue Barktoberfest helps raise funds for this unique shelterless pet matching organization

An interactive, fun festival for the entire family and for a great cause! Friendly dogs are welcome (must be leashed)! Come to Newbury, throw a blanket down, listen to some tunes and hang out with us for the day! You can enjoy music by a favorite local band, shop the new fall SPR merchandise, play some lawn games just for fun or even just relax and have something to eat and drink amongst good company!

When: 
Saturday, October 22, 2022 12am-5pm

Fall Festival at Newbury Library

Pumpkin decorating is just one of the activities you can enjoy at the Fall Festival hosted by the friends of the Newbury Town Library

The Friends of the Newbury Town Library’s annual Harvest Festival is a fun day out with your family which supports the NTL!  Raffle tickets are on sale now through Harvest Fest on Oct. 23rd at the Library – see below for the full list. Winners will be announced during Harvest Fest (don’t worry, you don’t need to be present to win). Here’s what’s happening this year:

When: 
Saturday, October 22, 2022 10am-2pm

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Beverly Library Spring Book Sale

Beverly Library hosts hosts their annual book sale and fundraiser
Our annual Friends' Spring Book Sale takes place at the main library from Saturday, Saturday March 25 through Saturday, March 1. The sale will be open daily during regular library hours: Mon.-Thurs., 9AM-9PM; Fri.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Nature Walk Wednesdays | Signs of Spring

Explore the explosion of awakening Spring life in vernal ponds with Naturalists from Mass Audubon
Miss Lisa invites you to join her for some family-friendly seasonal nature walks in the area. Together we will explore the salt marsh, the woods, and more. We will look for birds, mammals, and of course, mushrooms! We'll use our "science eyes" and "nature ears" and learn, play, and discover...
10:00 am to 11:30 am

Arts & Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:30 am to 11:30 am

LEGO Build at HW Library

Wednesdays are LEGO Build Days at the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library
Imagine, Create & Build a LEGO Masterpiece! Children can work independently or with others at this drop-in program, with time to share their creations with the group at the end of each session.
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Kid Chess Meetup at APL

Kids can play clocked chess matches against each other each Wednesday at the Abbot Public Library in Marblehead Massachusetts
Students of chess in grades 4-6 are invited to play each other using chess clocks after school on Wednesdays. Boards, pieces, and clocks will be provided, but not instruction. Children who already know the game and some moves may play against each other. Competing pairs have one half hour to play....
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Safe Boating Class at Ipswich Town Hall

The Massachusetts Environmental Police will be holding a Safe boating course in Ipswich at Town Hall
U.S. Coast Guard & Massachusetts State Approved Boating Safety Course - "Boat America". This is THE course to get you educated, safe, and ready for proper vessel operation as well as covering the lawful requirements as a boater. We're proud to present this nationally recognized boating safety...
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Thursday, March 30

Beverly Library Spring Book Sale

Beverly Library hosts hosts their annual book sale and fundraiser
Our annual Friends' Spring Book Sale takes place at the main library from Saturday, Saturday March 25 through Saturday, March 1. The sale will be open daily during regular library hours: Mon.-Thurs., 9AM-9PM; Fri.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Thursday, March 30

Sing & Dance with the Music Man

Sing & Dance with the Music Man Brian Doser in Hamilton visit Massachusetts
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Wenham Monday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10am for 30 - 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser! Sing and dance with the Music Man during a family concert, featuring familiar and original tunes, performed by local dad and musician,...
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Thursday, March 30

Arts & Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:30 am to 11:30 am

Thursday, March 30

LEGO Club at Danvers Library

LEGO club at Danvers Library
Peabody Institute Library - Danvers invites kids to an afternoon of building and fun! Activities will include free build, themes and instructional design. All structures will remain on display in the Children’s Room till the following weeks's session
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Table Top RPG: Dungeons and Dragons

Table Top Role Playing Games (RPG) at Newburyport Massachusetts Public Library
For grades 6-9. This program is registration only. If you are new to D&D and need help making a character sheet, please put so in your comments. Join the adventure guild and explore the Roaming Realms! All you need is your wit and a level 3 character sheet.
3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Thursday, March 30

Minecraft Club at Amesbury Library

Kids can learn Minecraft skill from others at the Amesbury Public Library!
An informal weekly club for 10 - 14 year olds to play Minecraft together! Come explore this amazing creative world! Those new to Minecraft are welcome as instruction will be given by other experienced Minecrafters!
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Thursday, March 30

Make a Night Sky Painting with Pop-Up Art School

Join Pop-Up Art School for a fun canvas painting event at the library at the Manchester Public Library in Massachusetts.
The Manchester Public Library invites kids, tweens and teens join Pop-Up Art School for a fun canvas painting event at the library. Follow along step-by-step to create a magical star-filled night sky with silhouettes of a hillside and trees. It's amazing what you can create with four colors and...
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Friday, March 31

Annual Peep Show at MPL

Manchester Public Library programs host their annual Easter marshmallow Peep show
Calling all ages! Create a diorama, using those deliciously sweet, marshmallow Peeps as your main characters. Let your imagination run to peeps as you illustrate your favorite book or movie. Bags of peeps are available at the library (while supplies last), or supply your own.
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday, March 31

Beverly Library Spring Book Sale

Beverly Library hosts hosts their annual book sale and fundraiser
Our annual Friends' Spring Book Sale takes place at the main library from Saturday, Saturday March 25 through Saturday, March 1. The sale will be open daily during regular library hours: Mon.-Thurs., 9AM-9PM; Fri.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday, March 31

Friday Family Farm Chores at Appleton Farms

Join Thbe Trustees of Reservations at Appleton Farms for our special, hands-on Family Farm Chores program held on Fridays and Saturdays
Every day is full of a list of barnyard chores we need to get down to make sure our farmyard friends are happy and healthy! Let’s get to work.
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
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