Preschool Story Time

Fall 2018 Preschool Schedule

 Registration is necessary for all pre-school programs.  You may register your child the morning of each class beginning at 8 a.m. on the library’s Events and Programs Calendar at www.melrosepubliclibrary.org

 


Baby Steps

Ages 0 – 17 months

This program introduces babies and parents to the library and the wonderful world of books! Join us for 30 minutes of finger plays, rhymes, lap songs, stories and fun. There will be time after each program for babies and parents to socialize.  Register online the morning of each class beginning at 8 a.m. on the library’s events and programs calendar at www.melrosepubliclibrary.org

Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m. Sept. 18th – Dec. 18th

No class Oct. 16th and Nov. 20th

Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19th – Dec. 19th

No class on Oct. 17th and Nov. 21st

 


Toddler Time

Ages 18 – 36 months

Toddler is a registered program for children ages 18 – 36 months and their grownup.  The thirty minute early literacy program includes stories, songs, fingerplays, plenty of movement and fun!

Mondays @ 10:30 September 17th – December 17th

No class Oct. 8th, Oct. 15th, Nov. 12th, Nov. 19th

Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. September 18th – December 18th

No class Oct. 16th and Nov. 20th

Register online the morning of each class beginning at 8 a.m. on the library’s events and programs calendar at www.melrosepubliclibrary.org


Together Time

2 – 3 years

Together Time is a registered program for families with children ages 2-3 and includes stories, songs, fingerplays, flannel stories, and fun!

Saturdays @ 10:30 a.m. Oct. 6th & 20th, Nov. 3rd & 17th, Dec. 1st & 15th

Register online the morning of each class beginning at 8 a.m. on the library’s events and programs calendar at www.melrosepubliclibrary.org

 


Story Time

3 – 4 years

Story Time is a registered program for children ages 3 and 4 years old.  Story Time includes stories, songs, movement, and a craft.  Each class is approximately 45 minutes long.  Story Time is limited to 18 children per class.

Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m.  September 20th – Dec. 20th

No class Oct. 18th and Nov. 22nd

Register online the morning of each class beginning at 8 a.m. on the library’s events and programs calendar at www.melrosepubliclibrary.org


Special Monthly Programs

Music with Dara: 2 years and up

Join Dara VanRemoortel in her popular monthly bedtime music program for toddlers and their parents. Best for children ages 2 and older. Each program begins promptly at 6:30 PM. Children are invited to attend in their PJ’s. Sponsored by the Friends of the Melrose Public Library.

*Thursday Sept. 6th @ 6:30 PM

Tuesdays: Oct. 9th, Nov. 20th, and Dec. 11th @ 6:30 PM

Register online the morning of each class beginning at 8 a.m. on the library’s events and programs calendar at www.melrosepubliclibrary.org

 

Story Dance Time with Susan Paino: 2.5 years and up

Children ages two and a half and older are invited (along with their parents or caregivers) to dance, play and use their imagination in this hour long event. The program includes movement with music, listening games to promote reading readiness, storytelling with stage props and discovery time with rhythm instruments and a keyboard.

*Fridays: Oct. 5th, Nov. 2nd, and Dec. 7th @ 10:30 a.m.

Register online the morning of each class beginning at 8 a.m. on the library’s events and programs calendar at www.melrosepubliclibrary.org

 

Rockin’ Babies & Boppin’ Toddlers with Meredith Pizzi: 0-18 months

Interactive music programs for parents and their children. Sponsored by the Friends of Melrose Public Library.

*Fridays: Oct. 12th, Nov. 9th, and Dec. 14th 

Toddlers (10 – 18 months) : 10:15-11 a.m.

Babies (0 – 9 months) : 11:15 – 12:00 a.m.

Register online the morning of each class beginning at 8 a.m. on the library’s events and programs calendar at www.melrosepubliclibrary.org