Preschool Story Time

Summer 2019 Preschool Schedule



Baby Steps  0-18 months

Babies 0-18 mos. and their caregivers are introduced 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..

Baby Steps will be held on

Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

Register the morning of each program.

Dates include:

June 26th,  July 10th, July 17th, and July 24th & July 31st






Preschool Fridays Ages 2-5

This is a program for children ages 2-5 years old which includes stories, songs, and finger plays. It is approximately 45 minutes long.  Preschool Fridays will be held on Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m.

6/21  Music with Dara

6/28 Lindsay’s Puppets

7/12 Music With Dara

7/19 Lawn Party

*7/26 Stuffed Animal Sleepover…Drop off your stuffed animal anytime on Thursday 7/25 between 10 am and 6 pm.  Return the next morning at 10:30 for stories and a slideshow of their antics during the night.

8/2 Rock-a-bye Beats

8/9 Music With Dara

Registration is required!

Register the morning of each program

 *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



Basket and Blanket Family Concert Series

Pack your picnic basket, grab a blanket and join us for a

fantastic concert series. All shows will be on Tuesdays at 6 p.m. at either the Melrose Public Library Lawn or The Beebe Estate Lawn.  In case of  rain, the show will be held at the First Congregational Church on West Foster St. (Food is not allowed in the Church).

6/25– Jeannie Mack @ Beebe Estate

7/09– Matt Heaton & the Outside Toys @MPL

7/16 -Big Joe the Storyteller @ Beebe Estate

*7/30— Tincknell & Bates  @ MPL

8/13– Rolie Polie Guacamole  @ MPL

8/20– Karen K & the Jitterbugs  @ Beebe Estate

*This program is funded, in part, by a grant from the Melrose Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.