Tuesday, December 27 6:30 pm
Movie Night: The Secret Life of Pets (PG) – all ages The Children’s Room will close temporarily at 6 pm to set up for this program. The room will re-open at 6:30 pm for showtime!
Wednesday, December 28 1-3 pm
Tinker Workshop – grades K-5 Dig through our box of craft materials. There’s no limit to what you can create. Tinker at the library or take some stuff to go, but make sure you post pictures of your inventions/creations to our facebook page!
Thursday, December 29 10 am – 1 pm
Lego Free Play – grades PreK-5
Friday, December 30 3-4 pm
Family Yoga – grades PreK-5 Registration is required. Online registration is now open. Program location: Children’s Room
This is the rescheduled event that was supposed to be held on Saturday, December 17th. If you were originally signed up for that event we have reserved your spot.
LEGO Death Star Ornament – Celebrate the release of the newest Star Wars movie by making a LEGO Death Star Ornament. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required and space is limited. Each participant should fill out a form. You may only sign up for one session of the Death Star Ornament.
This free program is for everyone grade 3 to adult.
Session 1 1:00-1:45 pm – Event is full but you may still submit this form to be placed on the waiting list. Register online
Session 2 3:00-3:45 pm – Event is full but you may still submit this form to be placed on the waiting list. Register online
Who is Grafton’s Favorite Book Character?
Kids of all ages are encouraged to Vote!
Voter Registration is October 11th -October 31st
Vote for your favorite candidate November 1st – November 7th
Who will win?!! Winner will be announced November 8!
Come learn more about the candidates, read their stories, learn about their platforms!
Stop by the Library and register as a member of the People Party, the Animal Party, or the Imagination Party.
Celebrate Halloween with us at one of these events! And don’t forget to vote in our Scarecrow Contest, sponsored by the Recreation Department!
Saturday, October 29th @ 9:00am
Before the Library opens, join us for spooktacular stories, ghoulish goodies, and fun! Costumes are encouraged.
Movie: Halloween Town (rated PG)
Monday, October 31st @1:00pm
Get in the trick or treat mood with this holiday favorite! Reminder that children ages 8-12 must be accompanied by parent/guardian remaining in the Library.
Monday, October 31st @5:00-8:00pm
Trick or Treating on South Street? Don’t forget to include the Library as a trick or treating stop! We’ll have a special activity after 5 pm: spin the wheel to pick your Halloween treat!
Staff are celebrating by dressing in Disney-themed costumes this year.
The Library is a Teal Pumpkin Project participant and will only provide non-food treats.
If you attended a Brickbuilders session this summer, you know how creative things can get!
Join us Wednesday, September 14 at 3:30 pm and design your own LEGO creation, or build a specific model! Bricks and Building Resources will be provided.
For kids in grades 3-6.
Please REGISTER online for this program or call 508-839-4649.
Please note: Children ages 8-12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who will remain in the Library during the program.
Join us for one of our fall storytimes beginning the week of September 19!
September Calendar PDF
Silly Science Storytime @ UniBank
STEM themed storytime for ages 3-5.
Mondays 9/19, 9/26, 10/3 & 10/17 from 10:15-11:00 am
Please commit to the full 4 week session. Registration is required.
For ages birth through walking.
Tuesdays 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11 & 10/18 from 10:15-10:35 am
Drop-in program, registration is not required.
For children who are walking-age 3 years.
Wednesdays 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12 & 10/19
meets at 9:00 am OR 10:15 am
Drop-in program, registration is not required.
Saturday Storytime: Batman Day – stories and superhero craft
Saturday, September 17 9:00 am
Drop-in program for all ages, registration is not required.
Please note that we expect a parent or guardian over age 14 to be in attendance with any child under age 7, per the Library’s Unattended Child Policy.
“Once Upon a Storytime” is a program at the Willard House & Clock Museum for children ages 3-5. Join us for stories and fun activities, and see a highlighted feature of the museum! Siblings welcome! Please register for one or both upcoming dates:
Register HERE for August 17 at 10:30 am
Location: 11 Willard St, North Grafton, MA 01536
Artist Theresa Monteith will teach you how to carve a relief plate, add texture, apply inks, and print. Each participant will make several relief prints in black and white and colored inks printed on colored paper before they will be mounted to white paper.
For ages 10-14. Please register for this program.
Location: Grafton Memorial Municipal Center, 30 Providence Road
Join the Grafton Public Library and the Grafton Recreation Dept for a town wide summer celebration!
Games! Pie Eating Contest, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Dunk Tank & more!
Music! Live music from local groups!
Food! BBQ ($), Cotton Candy & other treats! Mrs. Cones from Grafton Country Store’s Cones on the Common, will be handed out discounted ice cream coupons from 12-1pm.
Mark your calendars! Next Saturday, July 23 is Fun in the Sun; an all new free fun event put on by the Grafton Recreation Department and the Grafton Public Library. Located at Nelson Park from 11am-2pm, there will be a water slide, inflatable obstacle course, a moon bounce with a snow cone table, and carnival games from Crystal Entertainment Services Inc. There will also be pie-eating contests and relay races in which you can win tickets and along with the tickets you can win from the carnival games you can turn them in for prizes at the prize tent. The Big Splash will also be there; dare your friends to sit under the bucket of water and for a donation to the Friends of the Grafton Public Library, you can try to throw a ball to spill the bucket and get them soaked!
Local groups will also be there providing information and hosting activities such as the Boy Scouts with relay races, the Girl Scouts with a pinwheel-making table, youth football and lacrosse with ball throwing stations and possibly the Farmers Market with seed planting and more.
Location: Nelson Park, 6 Prentice Street, North Grafton
“Once Upon a Story” is a program for children ages 3 and up. Join us Wednesday July 20 at 10:30 am for stories and fun activities, and see a highlighted feature of the Willard House & Clock Museum! Siblings welcome!
Attendees will earn 3 tickets to our end of summer raffle.