SEPTEMBER 21, 2019
September in the Children's Room 
One hundred eighty-nine readers participated in this year's Summer Reading program.

YA Game Night Is Back
Wednesdays from 5-7 p.m.
Beginning Sept. 11

Here's your night to get all the gaming fun without the digital
daze that comes with video games. We'll have classics as
well as some great new games. And we'll provide snacks --
because gamers need to eat, too.

Weekly Story Hours

Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. -- Discovery Days Story Time
Join us for a story each week to kick off the Family Center's
Discovery Days program. The theme changes every week.
This program is best for ages 8 and under.

Fridays at 10:30 a.m. -- Silly Story Time
This story hour is geared  toward preschool children,
but all are welcome.

Weekly Crafts and Play Groups

Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. -- Open Paint Group 
Come use our collection of finger paints and assorted brushes, paint and dot art. 
Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesdays, 3 to 4 p.m. -- After School Crafts  
We'll feature a new project every week -- just drop in. For ages 9 and up.

Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon -- Library Playdate
Come play at the library with toys and friends! Toddlers and pre-K aged children
and their caregivers can join us for unstructured play and casual reading
in a warm environment.
Please note this is an unsupervised program. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Special Events This Month

Play with Dough:
Saturday, Sept. 7, 3 to 4 p.m.
Toddlers -- come play with dough and develop fine motor skills!
Squishing dough is a great way for toddlers to develop the muscles
needed later to grip a pencil. Your little ones are welcome
to create whatever they choose with our dough and dough-related
toys such as rolling pins and animal shapes .

CANCELED (will resume in October)
Nursery School Naturalists:
Wednesdays, Sept. 11 and 25, 
10:30 a.m. to 12 noon
Join Felix Neck naturalist Liz Dengenis to look for signs of the season. 
Watch the natural year unfold in  stories, crafts, live animal presentations, 
and more. No preregistration is required.

Literary Scavenger Hunt:
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2  to 4 p.m.
Drop in for a scavenger hunt that will put your knowledge of the library 
to the test. Prizes will be awarded. 
This is a family event; children under 9 must be with an adult.



Oil on Canvas, 13 by 18 inches, by American artist Charles Henry Gifford (1839-1904). Painted in 1893; signed and dated on lower right.
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