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JUNE 26, 2017

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To post your reviews of summer reading, visit this site.

June in  the Children's Room
 
Story Hour Programs in June: 
 
Story Time with Elyce is presented every Monday morning this month at 10:30 -- activity to follow!
 
Deb MacInnis leads a Story Hour every Thursday at 10:30 a.m., and Weezie leads a musical Storytime every Saturday, also at 10:30 a.m.
 
Afternoons, Monday Through Saturday, June 12-17:
 
During this last week of school, we're offering a special craft program every afternoon from 3 to 4 p.m. Make a gift for your teacher -- we provide the materials, you bring the creativity.

-- Saturday Activities This Month --
 
Saturday, June 3, 2 p.m.
Build a Fairy House in this afternoon's craft program.
 
Saturday, June 10, 2 p.m.
Learn about codes and ciphers, and how to make your own secret messages.  

Saturday, June 17, 2 p.m.
Decorate a coffee mug to give to Dad for Father's Day.
 
Saturday, June 24, 2 p.m.
Build a Lego car and race it against other builders.
 

Language Learning Service for Young Children

The Edgartown Library has subscribed, on behalf of all our patrons, to Mango's Little Pim service, a language learning program specifically tailored for children from birth to age six. Click here to give Mango Pim a try!

 

Weekly Events at Libraries Around the Island:

MONDAYS

Mother Goose on the Loose story hour (ages 0-3), 10:30 a.m. at the West Tisbury Library.

TUESDAYS

Stories and Songs (all ages), 10:30-11:15am at the Chilmark Library.
Story Time (ages 0-2), 10:00-10:30am at the Vineyard Haven Library.
Story Time (ages 3-5), 11:00-11:30am at the Vineyard Haven Library.

WEDNESDAYS

ABC Story Time (ages 3+), 10:30 am at the Oak Bluffs Library.

Lego building for ages 8-11 from 3:30 to 5 pm at the Vineyard Haven Library.


THURSDAYS

Preschool story hour, 10:30 a.m. at the West Tisbury Library.

Book Babies program at 11 am for pre-walkers at the Oak Bluffs Library.

Story Time and Crafts, 3:30 pm at the Aquinnah Library.

Craft activities for ages 5-8 from 4 to 5 pm at the Vineyard Haven Library.

FRIDAYS

Toddler Time at 10:30 am for walkers, at the Oak Bluffs Library.

Wii Gaming for ages 8 and up, 3:30-5pm at the Vineyard Haven Library.

SATURDAYS

Stories and Songs (all ages), 10:30 - 11:15am at the Chilmark Library.

 

Our Resources

  • Chromebook laptop computers for children
  • Homework area
  • Comfortable reading areas
  • Books, Movies, Video Games, Audiobooks, and more.
     


 

 


NEW STUFF
YOU CAN REQUEST

Just click the random image above to begin exploring our recent library acquisitions. Each one has a link where you can reserve the item.

ROAD TO WINTER

The Road to Winter. Oil on canvas, 18 by 22 inches. By Edward Willis Redfield (1869-1965), American painter. From the Simpson Collection. -- Redfield is known for starting the "New Hope" school of painting in Pennsylvania.
 
 
Edgartown Free Public Library
26 West Tisbury Road, Edgartown, MA 02539
Hours: Monday 10-5; Tuesday and Wednesday 10-8, Thursday through Saturday 10-5; closed Sunday.
Phone: 508-627-4221 and 508-627-1373