Join us on Saturdays 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. Monthly Saturday programs do not run during July and August.
First Saturdays - Saturday Fun For Little Ones
10:00 a.m. for ages 0-4
Each Saturday Fun For Little Ones is a different music program for babies and toddlers. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required but our meeting room does have a maximum capacity of 125 people. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.
June 1st: Musician Big Ryan
Second Saturdays - Storytime With Cheryl
10:00 a.m. for ages 2-5
Join storyteller Cheryl Dunford 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.
Third Saturdays - Mad Science
10:00 a.m. for ages 4-8
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Begins on the 1st Monday of each month.
Each month we have Mad Science of Greater Boston join us to teach kids about a difference science topic using interactive activities and experiments. Adults must stay in the building during the program.
June 15th: Earthworks
REGISTRATION BEGINS: Monday, June 3rd.
On the fourth Saturdays of each month we'll be presenting a variety of programs for older children. There'll be game days, craft programs and more, so check back each month to see what we have going on.
May 25th - 10:00 a.m.: Introduction to Origami
Main Library Meeting Room
Ages 8 and older
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Registration begins Monday, May 6th.
This introduction to origami will cover how to read origami diagrams, making origami models that move, and some interesting mathematics that go along with origami. No previous experience necessary. Paper and diagrams will be provided. Taught by Andrew Anselmo, origami artist and performer. Register online, in person or by calling 617-376-2411. Due to space limitations, this program is limited to Quincy residents.
June 22nd - 10:00 a.m.: Questing for Families
Saturday, June 22nd - 10:00 a.m.
Main Library Meeting Room
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Registration begins Monday. June 3rd.
Join Heather Leff from South Shore Quest and learn about this fun activity for the whole family. What is a Quest? Quests are clue directed walks through local public lands and parks that turn any outing into a treasure hunt. Children and adults of all ages will have fun looking for the clues and solving the riddles.
Many questers have their own personal stamp for marking completed quests. In this program we will create our own personal stamps and then (weather permitting) we'll go on a short quest around the library. Register online, in person or by calling 617-376-2411. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.