NOVEMBER 18, 2019
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November in the Children's Room 
Three of our many Halloween visitors to the Children's Room
on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Weekly Programs and Story Hours

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 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. -- Drop-in After School Crafts
We'll feature a new project every week -- just drop in. For ages 8 and up.

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. -- Felt Board Story Time
This program is geared toward preschool children.

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, Nov. 2, 3:00 p.m.
Toddlers! Come play with dough and develop fine motor skills.
Squishing dough is a great way for toddlers to develop the
muscles they'll need to grip a pencil to write. Your little ones are
welcome to create whatever they choose with our dough and
dough-related toys.

Radio Games
Tuesdays, Nov. 5 and 12, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Radio Games with Laurel Redington of MVY Radio is an after-school program 
created to engage middle schoolers with each other and foster effective
communication. The goal is to encourage imagination, conversation, empathy,
creativity, and individuality. All middle schoolers are welcome to join.

Cake Decorating Workshop
Friday, Nov. 8, 3:00 to 4:00 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.

Kids Movie Marathon (with popcorn!)
Wednesday, Nov. 27, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy the day off from school with a movie marathon. 
Screenings are at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 
Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

Secret Life of Pets 2 -- 11:00 a.m.
Aladdin -- 1:30 p.m.

Family Game Day
Friday, Nov. 29, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Drop in today and try our board games, card games 
and other family activities.

Handprint Gift Making
Saturday, Nov. 30, 2 to 4 p.m.
You bring the hands, and we will supply everything you need 
to make a special handprint gift. 
Choose from a variety of projects.



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