DECEMBER 06, 2019
WELCOME! Parents and caregivers: please click here to learn more about your child at the library.

YA Game Night
Wednesdays from 5-7 p.m.
(no program on Dec. 25)

Here's the night for your teen 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 provide snacks -- because gamers need to eat, too.                               

December in the Children's Room 
Family story time in a cozy corner of the Children's Room.

*** Weekly Programs and Story Hours ***

Open Paint Group
Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
(no program Dec. 24 and Dec. 31)
Come use our collection of finger paints and assorted brushes, 
paint and dot art.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Drop-in After School Crafts
Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 
(no program on Dec. 25)
We'll feature a new project every week -- just drop in. For ages 8 and up.

Discovery Days with the Family Center
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
Join us each week for the Family Center's  Discovery Days program.  The theme changes every week. Program is geared toward toddlers and pre-K aged children.

Toddler Story Time
Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
This program is geared  toward toddlers and pre-K aged children.

Library Playdate
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to noon
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,
and all c hildren must be accompanied by an adult.

*** Special Events This Month ***

Cake Decorating Workshop
Friday, Dec. 6, 3 to 4 p.m.
This monthly program is geared towards  kids ages 8 and up. 
Pre-registration is encouraged, as the class  is limited 
to 10 participants. 

To sign up, please call the library at 508-627-4221.

Family Gift-Making
Saturday, Dec. 14, noon to 4 p.m.
We'll provide all the supplies (while they last) in the Children's Room
to make a personal gift for a loved one, just drop in. All ages are
welcome, but kids under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Santa Visits the Library
Tuesday, Dec. 17, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Come take a picture with Santa and tell him
your holiday wishes  for this year.
All kids will receive a book to take home.

Kids' Concert with 
The Pinkletinks
Saturday, Dec. 21, 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy a family-friendly and free concert with
this popular Island band.

White Elephant Gift Swap
Saturday, Dec. 28, starting at 1 p.m.
Did you receive a gift this year that is not quite "you"? Bring a
new-in-the-package gift that you would like to swap. 
Light refreshments served. All ages welcome, children under 8
must be accompanied by an adult.

New Year's Eve 
Celebration for Kids
Tuesday, Dec. 31, from 10:30 a.m. to noon
Enjoy refreshments, crafts, music -- and a countdown to 12 noon!



Illustration from the book, The Wednesday Surprise, by Edgartown artist Donald Carrick (1929-1989). Watercolor on paper, 9 by 18.5 inches.
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