Plan ahead for February Vacation!

Winter vacation…it’s coming and we want you to spend some of it at the library! We’ve put together a schedule of fun and educational activities that will help you beat off the winter blues.

Tuesday, February 17: Vacation Paws to Read
2:00-3:00 PM. Limited to 8 participants.

Tuesday, February 17: Family STEM Challenge Night!
5:00-7:00 PM. Ideal for families with children ages 4 and up. Please register in advance, drop-ins welcome. Registration opens January 15! STEM stands for science, engineering, technology, and mathematics. Complete 6 STEM challenges (such as building cup towers and simple Rube Goldberg machines) and be entered into a raffle to win a fabulous prize! More information coming soon!

Wednesday, February 18: Mystic Drumz presents “The Legend of Marshmallow Island”
3:00-4:00 PM. Ideal for ages 2-12.
This awesome percussion show features cool instruments and a funny story about Larry the Frog on a quest to find the mythical Marshmallow Island and the legendary dance party that takes place there! Watch the video below for a small taste of what is to come!


Friday, February 20: Stop-Motion Movie Workshop
10:00 AM – 1:30 PM. For ages 10-12. Limited to 10 participants. Registration required, opens January 15.
Learn to make a stop-motion movie using an iPad and your favorite action figures!

Here is a stop-motion movie made by kids at the Duxbury Free Library!


Friday, February 20: Time to Brush Our Teeth! Story Time
11:00-11:30 AM. For toddlers and preschool age children. No registration necessary.
February is National Children’s Dental Health month! Miss Mariah will lead a few welcome and wiggle songs then turn the time over to Chestnut Dental Associates. They will read a story all about taking care of your teeth, bring a puppet to show kids how to brush, and bring goodie bags with toothbrushes, floss, and stickers! This is a fun way to help your little ones learn all about taking care of their teeth.


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