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Playful Engineer Program (Grades K-5) – EVENT FULL!

Playful Engineer Program

(For grades K-5)

Wednesday, February 20

6:00-8:00 PM in the Meeting Room


Teaching Artist Jay Mankita will be bringing his Playful Engineer Traveling Maker Space Workshop to our library; join us to be a part of this kinetic adventure! In this hands-on, STEM focused workshop, participants will design, build, test, and play with “Rube Goldberg machines”, plus domino constructions, exploding popsicle-stick snakes, and many other awesome engineering explorations!

Registration for this event is now full!

Come Read To Therapy Dogs: Dewey & Cooper!

Come Read To Therapy Dogs: Dewey & Cooper!

‘Bone’ up on your reading skills! Dewey and Cooper are certified therapy dogs who love to listen to stories. Children wishing to read to a dog can sign up for one 10 minute slot. Online registration, using the Events Calendar on melrosepubliclibrary.org, begins two weeks before each date. Children’s room staff will call to assign you a time slot between 3 & 4 PM before the day of the event. If you cannot attend please call 781-665-2314 to cancel.




Cooper will be here Thursdays:

February 7th, March 7th,

and April 11th from 3pm-4pm.




Dewey will be here Saturdays:

February 23rd,

and March 30th

from 2:30pm-3:30pm.