Summer Events - Elementary Ages

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Summer reading, storytellers, crafts, special programs and more for children ages 4 and over.

Take a look at our library calendar of events to see what we've got going on for everyone else!

Kids' Movie Matinees at North Quincy
Mondays at 2:00 p.m. from June 27th through August 29th
North Quincy Branch Library
Every Monday in July and August we'll be showing a different children's movie at the North Quincy branch library, so come on in and take a movie break!

6/27 - Frozen (PG, 108min)
7/11 - Ice Age (PG, 81min)
7/18 - The Mighty Ducks (PG, 100min)
7/25 - Happy Feet (PG, 108min)
8/1 - Rio (G, 96min)
8/8 - Cool Runnings (PG, 96min)
8/15 - Miracle (PG, 135min)
8/22 - Eight Below (PG, 120min)
8/29 - Ice Age: Continental Drift (PG, 90min)


Movie: The Good DinosaurCover for The Good Dinosaur - A cartoon little boy on the snout of a large green cartoon dinosaur.
Friday, July 8th at 10:00 a.m.
Rated PG, Run time: 93 minutes
Main Library Meeting Room 
In a world where dinosaurs and humans live side-by-side, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. 

Malik's Magic
Tuesday, July 12th at 2:00 p.m.
North Quincy Branch Library 

Board Game Evening
Wednesday, July 13th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Ages 5+
Wollaston Branch Library 
Come drop by to play some family board games. We'll have some old favorites and some you might not have played before. Try some word association with Codenames, press your luck with Tem-Purr-A, make some wild guesses with Concept and more!  

Baseball Cookie Decorating
Thursday, July 9th at 2:00 p.m.
Ages 7+
Adams Shore Branch Library
Join Miss Lori for a super sweet afternoon decorating cookies and other sports treats. 

Night Owls Book Club: Open choice!
Thursday, July 14th at 7:00 p.m.
Ages 8-9 (entering grades 3 & 4)
Main Library Children's Room 

Craft: Friendship Bracelets
Wednesday, July 20th at 7:00 p.m.
Ages 8+
Wollaston Branch Library 

Animal Adventures
Thursday, July 21st at 10:00 a.m.
Ages 3+
Wollaston Branch Library 

Sparky's Puppets
Wednesday, July 27th at 10:30 a.m.
Ages 3+
Main Library Meeting Room 

Baseball Cookie Decorating
Wednesday, August 17th at 10:00 a.m.
Ages 7+
Main Library Meeting Room 

Reading Olympics with Jungle Jim
Thursday, August 18th at 10:00 a.m.
Ages 3-10
Main Library Meeting Room 

9th Annual Summer Talent Show - REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Wednesday, August 24th at 6:30 p.m.Trio of cartoon platypuses laughing at books they are holding
Participants: Ages 4 to 13
Audience: All ages
Main Library Large Meeting Room
Do you sing, dance, play an instrument or have another talent you would like to demonstrate? All ages are welcome to watch the show, but you must be between the ages of 4 and 13 to perform. If you would like to perform you must sign up in advance and space is limited so everyone will have time to perform. Beginning Friday, July 1st, stop by the Main Library Children's Room or call 617-376-2411 to sign up.

LEGO Building
Thursday, August 25thth from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Ages 5+
Wollaston Branch Library

Drop in any time during this day of free-play LEGO building. Grab some LEGO bricks and build a boat, a spaceship, a double-decker couch - anything you want, then toss them back and try to make something else. LEGOs must be returned by the end of the program, sorry! Parents please note these are regular LEGO, not DUPLO and are not appropriate for smaller children.

For more to do take a look at our programs for all ages.

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