Events in the next 6 months

Title:Kids' Craft Club
Date:Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:15pm
Presenter:Sarah Johnson
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Make a fun craft with your friends! For children ages 4-12.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddler and caregivers.

Title:LEGO Club
Date:Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Come enjoy a fun afternoon playing with LEGOs! For ages 5 and up.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Friday, April 28, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Sarah/Ralph
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddlers and caregivers.

Title:Coraline
Date:Friday, April 28, 2017
Time:3:00pm - 4:40pm
Presenter:Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us and have some snacks as we show the film Coraline at 3:00 on Friday, April 28th in the Community Room! 

Coraline is a 2009 film based on the book by Neil Gaiman. 

The following week in the Watson Room at 3:30 on Friday, May 5th, we will be hosting a children’s Fiction ’n Flicks! Book & Film Club, discussing both the original Neil Gaiman book as well as the film! Copies of the book are available in the Children's Department. 

Title:Storytime
Date:Monday, May 1, 2017
Time:10:30am - 11:00am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events
Description:

Storytime with Ellie

Join Ellie for storytime on Monday morning at 10:30! 

 

Title:Baby Storytime
Date:Monday, May 1, 2017
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Kat Janeczek/Sarah Johnson
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us to read books, sing songs, play with puppets and toys, and meet other babies and caregivers! The first 20 minutes are storytime, followed by 40 minutes of free play with toys. For children ages 0-18 months. 

Title:Reading Buddies: Read with Percy Jackson, therapy dog
Date:Monday, May 1, 2017
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Title:Forbes Four Valley Gives Day Concert
Date:Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time:1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location:Lobby
Categories:Adult Events, Children's Events, One-Time Events, Performance
Description:

Why do you love the Forbes Library? Today is Valley Gives Day! We invite you to celebrate your love of the Forbes Library during a free concert. The Forbes Four will perform the original hit "Library on the Hill" along with an acoustic set of Beatles covers. Enjoy this free concert and some refreshments. A donation station will be available. 

Make a gift by 11:59 p.m. tonight, May 2nd, and the Friends of Forbes Library will match it up to $6,000. You can make your gift online, call us at 413-587-1011, or visit in-person. Thank you!

“Forbes library is truly one of the joys of my life, and I cannot imagine how much less my life would be without it!”

“Forbes Library is a beautiful, spacious sanctuary for me.  I enjoy checking out books & DVDs, have borrowed a musical instrument there, & learned important info from the wonderful staff. It's a place where everyone is welcome & community is supported.”
 

 

 

 

Title:Kids' Craft Club
Date:Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:15pm
Presenter:Sarah Johnson
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Make a fun craft with your friends! For children ages 4-12.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddler and caregivers.

Title:Teen Advisory Board
Date:Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time:3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

Come discuss library programming with other teens, and eat pizza!

Title:LEGO Club
Date:Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Come enjoy a fun afternoon playing with LEGOs! For ages 5 and up.

Title:Stuffed Animal Sleepover!
Date:Friday, May 5, 2017
Time:All Day Event
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, One-Time Events
Description:

Have you ever wondered what happens at the library after it closes? Your stuffed animals can find out! Drop your stuffed friend off in the Children's Department anytime on Friday, and pick them up on Saturday! 

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Friday, May 5, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Sarah/Ralph
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddlers and caregivers.

Title:Fiction 'n Flicks! Book Club: Coraline
Date:Friday, May 5, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:00pm
Presenter:Ralph Holley
Location:Watson Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us as we discuss Neil Gaiman's Coraline along with the 2009‚Äč film.

Fiction 'n Flicks is a book club aimed at elementary school readers who want to discuss and compare children's literature to their film adaptations.

Title:Baby Yoga: Saturday Series
Date:Saturday, May 6, 2017
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Kenzie Pause
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Mind and Body, Recurring Events
Description:

Baby and Me Yoga is back! 

Title:Storytime
Date:Monday, May 8, 2017
Time:10:30am - 11:00am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events
Description:

Storytime with Ellie

Join Ellie for storytime on Monday morning at 10:30! 

 

Title:Baby Storytime
Date:Monday, May 8, 2017
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Kat Janeczek/Sarah Johnson/Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us to read books, sing songs, play with puppets and toys, and meet other babies and caregivers! The first 20 minutes are storytime, followed by 40 minutes of free play with toys. For children ages 0-18 months. 

Title:Reading Buddies: Read with Percy Jackson, therapy dog
Date:Monday, May 8, 2017
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Title:Kids' Craft Club
Date:Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:15pm
Presenter:Sarah Johnson
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Make a fun craft with your friends! For children ages 4-12.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddler and caregivers.

Title:LEGO Club
Date:Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Come enjoy a fun afternoon playing with LEGOs! For ages 5 and up.

Title:Montessori Comes to Your Library
Date:Friday, May 12, 2017
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Laura Frogameni
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Title:Doctor Who Club
Date:Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Jason Mazzotta
Location:Community Room
Categories:Adult Events, Children's Events, Film, One-Time Events
Description:

Free and open to all. Snacks are welcome and also strongly encouraged.

Questions? Comments? Contact Jason: junglejasonjr<at>gmail<dot>com

Title:Storytime
Date:Monday, May 15, 2017
Time:10:30am - 11:00am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events
Description:

Storytime with Ellie

Join Ellie for storytime on Monday morning at 10:30! 

 

Title:Baby Storytime
Date:Monday, May 15, 2017
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Kat Janeczek/Sarah Johnson/Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us to read books, sing songs, play with puppets and toys, and meet other babies and caregivers! The first 20 minutes are storytime, followed by 40 minutes of free play with toys. For children ages 0-18 months. 

Title:Reading Buddies: Read with Percy Jackson, therapy dog
Date:Monday, May 15, 2017
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Title:Kids' Craft Club
Date:Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:15pm
Presenter:Sarah Johnson
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Make a fun craft with your friends! For children ages 4-12.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddler and caregivers.

Title:Minecraft Club
Date:Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Make sure to sign up at the Children's Desk, or call 587-1010. You can sign up to use one of the library computers, or bring your own device. 

Title:LEGO Club
Date:Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Come enjoy a fun afternoon playing with LEGOs! For ages 5 and up.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Friday, May 19, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Sarah/Ralph
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddlers and caregivers.

Title:Scientific Kids Club
Date:Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ralph & Steven
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Formulate your own hypotheses this month with Ralph & Steven as they experiment using the scientific method!

Title:Storytime
Date:Monday, May 22, 2017
Time:10:30am - 11:00am
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events
Description:

Storytime with Ellie

Join Ellie for storytime on Monday morning at 10:30! 

 

Title:Baby Storytime
Date:Monday, May 22, 2017
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Kat Janeczek/Sarah Johnson/Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us to read books, sing songs, play with puppets and toys, and meet other babies and caregivers! The first 20 minutes are storytime, followed by 40 minutes of free play with toys. For children ages 0-18 months. 

Title:Reading Buddies: Read with Percy Jackson, therapy dog
Date:Monday, May 22, 2017
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Title:Kids' Craft Club
Date:Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:15pm
Presenter:Sarah Johnson
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Make a fun craft with your friends! For children ages 4-12.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddler and caregivers.

Title:LEGO Club
Date:Thursday, May 25, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Come enjoy a fun afternoon playing with LEGOs! For ages 5 and up.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Friday, May 26, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Sarah/Ralph
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddlers and caregivers.

Title:Kids' Craft Club
Date:Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:15pm
Presenter:Sarah Johnson
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Make a fun craft with your friends! For children ages 4-12.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddler and caregivers.

Title:Tweens and Teens Book Group
Date:Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events, Teen Events
Description:

Stay tuned for this month's book selection!

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Friday, June 2, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Sarah/Ralph
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddlers and caregivers.

Title:Sensory Storytime
Date:Friday, June 2, 2017
Time:3:15pm - 4:15pm
Presenter:Kat and Mairead
Location:Community Room
Categories:Adult Events, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Title:Baby Yoga: Saturday Series
Date:Saturday, June 3, 2017
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Kenzie Pause
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Mind and Body, Recurring Events
Description:

Baby and Me Yoga is back! 

Title:Baby Storytime
Date:Monday, June 5, 2017
Time:11:00am - 12:00pm
Presenter:Kat Janeczek/Sarah Johnson/Ralph Holley
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us to read books, sing songs, play with puppets and toys, and meet other babies and caregivers! The first 20 minutes are storytime, followed by 40 minutes of free play with toys. For children ages 0-18 months. 

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Kat Janeczek
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddler and caregivers.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Friday, June 9, 2017
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Sarah/Ralph
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Stories, songs, puppets, bubbles! Come have fun with other toddlers and caregivers.