Monthly Events

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Join us for a variety of special programs for all ages.
Registration may be required and limited to Quincy residents. Please see the individual events for details. 

 

First Saturdays - Music and Movement
10:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. for ages 0-4
Main Library Meeting Room
Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco! Rubi brings her popular preschool program to Quincy, so put on your favorite dancing shoes and join us for this lively mix of music and movement for children. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library. 
December: 12/3
Aqua circle with two children singing and the words Music & Movement
 
First Thursdays - Preschool Discovery at Wollaston
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. for around ages 3-6
Wollaston Branch
Drop by the Wollaston Library with your preschooler any time between 10:00 and 11:30 to do some fun simple science together. Activities, experiments and instructions will be provided for science you can do with your child. No registration required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.
December: 12/1
Theme: Animals     

 

 

Yellow globe with blue border and a magnifying lens and the words Pre-School Discovery
   
Second Saturdays - Full STEAM Ahead
10:00 a.m.
Main Library
December: 12/10 
Coding with Minecraft
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Ages 8-12
Learn how to summon lightning bolts with a bow and arrow or build giant rainbows in the Minecraft world with code! Spawn farm animals or monsters instantly and have fun "modding" your world! This workshop introduces coding concepts by showing you how to build or change (e.g. mod) the game using the Javascript or Python programming language. The set-up is easy for beginners, challenging for experienced players, and fun for everyone!
Space in this program is limited and registration is required and is limited to Quincy residents. Registration begins on Thursday, December 1st at 9:00 a.m. online, by phone at 617-376-2411, or in person at the Main Library Children's Room.
Steam with an atom symbol behind the S
   
Third Saturdays - Preschool Storytime
10:00 a.m. for ages 2-5
Main Library Meeting Room
Join us at the Main Library for stories, songs, rhymes and more. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.
November: No preschool storytime this week - please join us for a story concert instead!
December: 12/17
Red circle with children climbing on books and the words Saturday Storytime
   
Third Tuesdays - Dungeons & Dragons Encounters
7:00 p.m. for ages 10-16
Main Library Children's Room
New and experienced players ages 10-16 are invited to join us for this introduction to D&D 5th Edition game play. Take on the role of a fantasy hero in this monthly Dungeons & Dragons game. We will help you customize a character and play with the group on an adventure full of danger and monsters. 
November: 11/22 - Fourth Tuesday! 
December: 12/20 
 
   
Fourth Saturdays - Preschool Storytime @North Quincy
10:00 a.m. for ages 2-5  
North Quincy Branch Library
Join children's librarian Cathy deVeer and Quinn Z. Bear at the North Quincy Branch for a family storytime full of stories and songs!
November: 11/26 - Superhero stories!
December: No Fourth Saturday storytime in December - Please take a look at our Special Events page for programs we'll be running during the Quincy Public Schools vacation week!
Red circle with children climbing on books and the words Saturday Storytime
   

 

Please check back in December for January program information!


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