Summer Events - Upper Elementary Ages

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Summer reading, book clubs, crafts, movies and more for children ages 9 and over.

Take a look at our library calendar of events to see what we've got going on tweens, teens and adults too!

LEGO Challenges
Tuesdays in July & August from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
7/11 through 8/29


Ages 5+
Wollaston Branch 
Drop in at the Wollaston Branch every Tuesday in July and August and see what new LEGO building challenge is up each week. How high can you build a tower? What sort of space vehicle can you make? Can you build something all in one color? See if you can meet the challenges every week!

Phoenix Book Club: The Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place by E.L. KonigsburgBook cover with a dog and the title The Fast and the Furriest - Andy Behrens
Tuesday, July 11th at 7:00 p.m.
Ages 10-14 (entering grades 5 through 8)
Main Library Children's Room
 Copies of the book will be available in the Children's Room beginning on June 14th, to be read before the group meets.

Dungeons & Dragons Encounters
Tuesday, July 18th at 7:00 p.m.
Ages 10+
Main Library Meeting Room
Take on the role of a fantasy hero in this monthly Dungeons and Dragons game.  We will help you customize an Adventurer's League D&D character you can use both in our monthly adventures and at other D&D Organized Play.  Your group of adventurers will start out at level one and take on the module from the 5th Edition D&D Starter Set.  Unravel the mysteries of the Lost Mine of Phandelver and what monsters and treasures lie within!

Harry Potter Book Club: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Wednesday, July 19th at 7:00 p.m.
Kids, Teens & Adults (This is a book discussion - younger children should have an adult with them)
Wollaston Branch Library

Movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1
Thursday, July 20th at 1:30 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 150 minutes
Adams Shore Branch Library

Movie: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
Thursday, July 27th at 1:30 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 130 minutes
Adams Shore Branch Library

Harry Potter Day
Monday, July 31st from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Ages 6+
Main Library Front Lawn and Main Library Large Meeting Room

Harry Potter Treats
Monday, July 31st at 2:00 p.m.
Ages 6+
Adams Shore Branch Library

Phoenix Book Club: Every Soul a Star by Wendy MassBook cover with cartoon silhouettes of kids running and reading and the title Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics - Chris Grabenstein
Tuesday, August 8th at 7:00 p.m.
Ages 10-14 (entering grades 5 through 8)
Main Library Children's Room
Copies of the book will be available for pick up in the Main Library Children's Room beginning July 12th, to be read before the group meets.

Craft: Fuse Bead Creations
Wednesday, August 9th at 7:00 p.m.
Ages 8+
Wollaston Branch Library

Dungeons & Dragons Encounters
Tuesday, August 15th at 7:00 p.m.
Ages 10+
Main Library Meeting Room
Take on the role of a fantasy hero in this monthly Dungeons and Dragons game.  We will help you customize an Adventurer's League D&D character you can use both in our monthly adventures and at other D&D Organized Play.  Your group of adventurers will start out at level one and take on the module from the 5th Edition D&D Starter Set.  Unravel the mysteries of the Lost Mine of Phandelver and what monsters and treasures lie within!

Harry Potter Book Club: Everything Else! The Cursed ChildTales of Beedle the BardFantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Quidditch Through the Ages
Wednesday, August 16th at 7:00 p.m.
Kids, Teens & Adults (This is a book discussion - younger children should have an adult with them)
Wollaston Branch Library

Movie: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Thursday, August 17th at 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 133 minutes
Adams Shore Branch Library

Children's summer programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library and the Quincy Cultural Council.

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


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