Summer Reading Program
Sign up for the Children’s Summer Reading Program here! Earn 5 book bucks over the summer to get a prize from the library. You can also enter Topsfield Fair’s Read and Win Program to get tickets you can use at the fair. Don’t miss our exciting programs for children all summer long. All children can participate in the library’s summer reading program regardless of age and literacy level, however, the Topsfield Fair Read and Win program is for children entering grades K-7.
Yoga for Kids! (Please register)
Science Tellers: Tall Ships & Pirate Tales!
Interactive science fun, Friday, July 14 at 10 a.m.
Maritime Gloucester Visit
Visit the waterfront for a science/art activity & touch tanks!
Friday, July 21 at 10 a.m. Please register.
Snakes of the World with Rick Roth!
Meet, touch, and learn about snakes of all kinds!
Saturday, July 22 at 10 a.m.
Learn about & meet some curious, live creatures!
Wednesday, July 26 at 10 a.m.
Kamishibai Storytelling with Rachel Grinstead-Babson
Traditional Japanese storytelling
Wednesday, August 2 at 10 a.m.
Great Inventions & Inventors: Science with John Madama
Thursday, August 3 at 10:30 a.m.
Build Friendship with Fun & Games!
Join Nome Graham for dance, games, and building friendship!
August 3 at 3 p.m.
Lindsay’s Puppet Pals
Summer Reading Wrap up! Thursday, August 10 at 10:30 a.m.
Gloucester Counts Down to Kindergarten!
City Hall, Cape Ann Museum & Sawyer Free Library
For children entering Kindergarten Fall 2017 & their families
Wednesday, August 23, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Nappy’s Puppet Show at Library at 5:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, July 12 & 19 August 9, 16, 23, 30 at 10 a.m.
Stories, songs, bubbles & fun!
Minecraft Club (Please register) Grades 1-5
Lego Club (Please register) Ages 6 and up
Friday, July 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Thursday, August 17 at 2 p.m.
Wednesdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26 at 3:30 p.m.
Junior STEAM (Please register) Ages 3-6
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math
Summer Reading with Zyla the Therapy Dog (Please register)
Read to Zyla in the shady outdoor amphitheater!
Register for your 15 minute session online