Programs & Events

SPECIAL PROGRAMS | WEEKLY PROGRAMS | MONTHLY PROGRAMS


SPECIAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS

Stay tuned for updates on our upcoming Fall special programs and events!


WEEKLY PROGRAMS

Tuesdays @ 10:00 a.m. | Toddler Time
Our lap sit program helps your child develop language and literacy skills by singing songs, sharing books, and learning nursery rhymes, while interacting with other children and caregivers.

Tuesdays @ 4:00 p.m. | Read With the Nordiques Story Time
Now through December, come hang out with the Maine Nordiques at the Lithgow Library! Kids of all ages are welcome to join the junior hockey players for a weekly Story Time, but it is geared for ages 5 to 10. There will also be a craft to enjoy.

Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m. | Family Story Time
A weekly program that readies your child for Kindergarten by sharing stories, educational activities and art projects. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m. | Thoughtful Thursday Play
Come join us as we share stories, songs, and fun for children ages 3-5 with their parents or caregivers. Thoughtful Thursdays are all about exploring topics like identifying & managing feelings, learning techniques to focus & calm down, expressing gratitude, and more. Calming activities include yoga, mindful breathing, and arts & crafts.

Thursdays @ 3:00 p.m. | LEGOs at the Library
Free-form LEGO build for children 5 and older.

Fridays @ 10:00 a.m. | Incredible Infants Story Time
A weekly program for babies from birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers. Join us for 30 minutes of stories, rhymes, motion, and song to help promote the foundations of early literacy. 


MONTHLY PROGRAMS

1st Mondays of the month @ 6:00 p.m. | Rockin’ Readers
A book group for curious readers age 8 to 12. Parents are welcome to join. Call the library to see what we are reading next and how to get a copy.

1st Mondays of the month @ 7:00 p.m. | Avid Readers
A book group for kids 11 & 12 who enjoy challenging books. Call the library to see what we are reading next and how to get a copy.

 

1st Wednesday of the month (October – May) @ 6:00 p.m. | Food For Thought
Children 3 to 8 with an adult are invited to share books, recipes, food, and fun! For this program, each child and parent sign-up to host one session where they: choose food-related books for the group to read together; bring the food as a snack to share; discuss the books and/or recipes; and provide a related activity.

    • Returning Wed. Oct. 5

2nd Friday of the month 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. | Barks and Books
Read books to a gentle therapy dog from Love on a Leash. Geared for children under the age of 13

3rd Thursdays of the month @ 6:00 p.m. | Tween Scene
A different themed activity each month for tweens ages 8 to 12. Themes vary from book based programs, to educational topics, to just plain fun!