Preschool Story Time

Fall 2019 Preschool Schedule

 *Registration is necessary for all Preschool programs!

You may register your child the morning of each class beginning at 8 a.m. on the library’s Event Calendar at www.melrosepubliclibrary.org

 

Weather Policy: If the Melrose Public Schools are cancelled

due to weather, there will be no storytime.

 


 

Baby Steps: 0-18 months

 

Baby Steps is a registered* early literacy program that introduces 0-18 mos. and their caregivers 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.

 

Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m. Sept. 17th – Dec. 10th.

No class on Oct. 29th

Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Sept. 18th – Dec. 11th.

No class on Oct. 30th and Nov. 27th

*Register the morning of each program beginning at 8 a.m.!

 


 

Toddler Time: 19-36 months

 

Toddler Time is a registered* program for children ages 19-36 months in the company of an adult. The 30 minute early literacy program includes stories, songs, finger plays, plenty of movement, and fun!

 

Mondays @ 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16th – Dec. 9th  

No class Oct. 14th, Oct. 28th, and Nov. 11th

Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Sept. 17th – Dec. 10th

No class Oct. 29th

*Register the morning of each program beginning at 8 a.m.!

 


E.P.I.C Thursdays! 3-5 years with their grownup

 

Explore, Play, Imagine, Connect Thursdays is a new registered* program for children ages 3-5 years old.  Classes include a story and play based learning activities for both caregiver and child to experience together.  Each class will be limited to 18 children.

 

Thursdays @ 10:30 a.m. Sept. 19th – Dec. 12

No class Oct. 31st and Nov. 28th

*Register the morning of each program beginning at 8 a.m.!

 


Together Time: 2 & 3 years

 

Together Time is a registered* program for children ages 2-3 years old and their grownup. Together Time includes stories, songs, finger plays, movement, and a lot of fun!

 

Saturdays @ 10:30 a.m.

Oct. 12th & 26th

Nov. 9th & 23rd

Dec. 7th & 21st

*Register the morning of each program beginning at 8 a.m.!

 


Special Monthly Programs

Music with Dara: 2 years and older

 

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.

 

Tuesdays Sept. 17th, Oct. 15th, Nov. 19th, & MONDAY Dec. 16th. @ 6:30 p.m.

*Register the morning of each program beginning at 8 a.m.!

 


Saturday Morning Specials

Each program begins at 10:30 a.m.

 

Singing & Signing – All Ages

Saturday, September 21st @ 10:30 a.m.

Join us for this musical sign language program for all ages. This *registered program is multi-generational and will teach everyone the sign language to their favorite sing along songs! Wendy will be here with her guitar while Vicki, a sign language professional, guides you.

*Register the morning of the program beginning at 8 a.m.!

 

 

Matt Heaton

Saturday, October 19th @ 10:30 a.m.

A special sing along with “toddlerbilly” favorite, Matt Heaton!

*Register the morning of the program beginning at 8 a.m.!

 

 

Yoga with Joy Fay

Saturday, November 16th @ 10:30 a.m.

Children will explore breathing exercises, yoga poses, and group activities as well as rest and meditation.

*Register the morning of the program beginning at 8 a.m.!

 

 

Rockabye Beats with Marcos Valles

Saturday December 14th @ 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a unique interactive learning experience through music, dancing, and fun, sprinkled with Spanish!

*Register the morning of the program beginning at 8 a.m.!