Come on in Friday, May 6 at 3:30 pm after school for a LEGO STEM Program hosted by Grafton High School student Jenna Lee. We will push up our sleeves and get busy building STEM related Legos such as simple machines.
Ages 5-9. Snacks will be provided or feel free to bring your own.
Please register for this program by calling 508-839-4649 or sign up online.
Come create with the Scratch program Saturday, May 14 at 3:15 pm. Set up a free account with Scratch and explore animating a sprite, changing a back ground, and adding music and sound effects. In this seminar style workshop – everyone’s a teacher, everyone’s a learner!
Registration is required – please call 508-839-4649 or register online.
Celebrate May the 4th with a Star Wars themed Lego Build at 3:30 pm! For all Master Builders ages 6-12.
Registration required – please call 508-839-4649 or register online.
Drop in Saturday, May 7 to choose a comic from our free selection (while supplies last)!
As the name implies, Free Comic Book Day is a single day when participating comic book specialty shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone who comes into their shops, or in this case, the Grafton Public Library.
Preview the selection here. (Not all titles may be available.)
Love comics and graphic novels? Read even more titles online for free with your Library card at ComicsPlus!
Stop by the Grafton Public Library during April school vacation week for one of our programs!
Check the Events Calendar for more information or to sign up for a program.
LEGO Fun – Tuesday, April 19 & Thursday, April 21 10 am-12 pm All ages. Drop-in and make your own creation! The only limit is your imagination!
Movie Night: Goosebumps (2015 rated PG) – Tuesday, April 19 6:30 pm Join us for a movie night in the Children’s Room! The Children’s Room will be closed to regular circulation from 6-9 pm for this program.
Drumming with Craig Harris – Wednesday, April 20 1:00 pm All ages. Join performer Craig Harris in this hands-on drumming workshop. Registration is required, please call 508-839-4649 or email email@example.com to sign-up. This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Board of Library Commissioners. The Children’s Room will be closed to regular circulation from 12:30-3:30 pm so we can provide this program.
Tween Crafternoon: Stop-Motion Animation – Thursday, April 21 3:00-4:30 pm Ages 8-12
Bring your iPod, phone or tablet (or use one of ours) and join us as we try out some of the best new apps for creating stop-motion animation. We’ll use Legos, mini-figures, and even create our own characters out of clay. Registration is required, please call 508-839-4649 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Teen Program: The Scorch Trials Movie Night – Thursday, April 21 6:30 pm Rated PG-13. Based upon the novel “The Scorch Trials” of the Maze Runner series by James Dashner. Please register for this program by calling 508-839-4649 or email email@example.com
Biomes Traveling Tide Pools – Friday, April 22 Drop-in from 1:00-3:00 pm All ages.
Please note location: South Grafton Elementary School
Biomes Traveling Tide Pool is a hands-on experience featuring animals like starfish, sea urchins, whelks, spider crabs, oysters, as well as hermit and horseshoe crabs. We will also set up a small fish tank containing other animals like seahorses, pipefish, and brittle stars. Participants can visit the bins at their own pace and our staff will educate them about the animals and answer questions. Biomes Traveling Tide Pools are brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Board of Library Commissioners.
Teen Program: Nerdfighters – Saturday, April 23 1:00-3:00 pm Play Super Smash Bros on our WiiU or bring your favorite nerdy items to play. This free program is for teens in grades 6-12.
“Once Upon a Story” is a program for children ages 3 and up. Join us for stories and fun activities, and see a highlighted feature of the Willard House & Clock Museum! Siblings welcome!
Wednesday, April 6 at 1:30 pm
Registration is required. Please call Willard House to register 508-839-3500
Location: Willard House & Clock Museum, 11 Willard Street, North Grafton
Drop in and join us for an all-ages seasonal storytime April 2 at 10:15 am with music, bubbles and fun!
Spring Egg Hunt on Grafton Common Saturday, March 26 at 10 am OR 11:30 am
Although Egg Hunt tickets are SOLD OUT, you can still drop in from 10-12:30 and get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny and participate in spring stories & crafts. Sponsored by the Friends of the Grafton Public Library. Proceeds benefit the Grafton Public Library.
Lisa Scarlett of Apple Tree Arts will lead a Wizard of Oz themed sing-a-long enhanced by teens dressed up in costume. Costumes encouraged, bring your singing voices!
Saturday, March 12 at 2 pm
Location: Congregational Church, 30 Grafton Common
This program is presented as part of the 2016 Community Read of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, sponsored by the Friends of the Grafton Public Library. Attendees are eligible to enter a drawing for a copy of the Annotated Wizard of Oz (2000), winner to be drawn at the Community Read Lecture on Tuesday, March 15 at 7 pm at the South Grafton Community Center.
Join us Tuesday, March 8 at 6:30 pm for an all-ages screening of this classic film!
The Children’s Room will be closed to regular circulation from 6-9 pm for this program.
A selection of children’s items are available for check out in the Main Reading Room.