Kids Events

December 13 - 19, 2018

Thursday, December 13

Baby's First Year - Special Edition

Join us as we welcome "Gentle Sleep Coach" trained Rebekah Thomson.

Hibernation Story Time

December's story time theme is hibernation. We will read stories that feature animals that hibernate.

Book Babies

A lap-sit storytime for pre-walkers. Songs, a story, and playtime.

After School Gaming

Come in and use one of the library's Nintendo Switch consoles and try out different games. Ages 9 and up.

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Art After School with Miss Lani

No Not Gigantisms - Rather Yes to Small Works of Art for kids in grades 2 to 7. Miniatures on canvases are great fun and they capture our brush strokes and...

Kids Crafts

Best suited for ages 5 and above. Please contact the library for craft, or visit our website or Facebook page.

Messy Play Group

This is a facilitated play group designed to let your child explore messy activities. Activities support children's social and emotional development.

Story Time

Get comfortable in our cozy kids' area and hear stories from our new books.

Tween Yogamotion

Tweens ages 8 to 12 can participate in this playful, yoga-based movement class and calm, focus, and stretch their thinking. Pre-registration required.

Be the Maker: Snowflake Ornaments

Make festive and colorful Christmas ornaments with sparkling and beautiful glass beads and embellishments during this drop-in workshop for adults and...

Friday, December 14

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

Little Bird Music

Seasonal songs and movement for little ones.

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Art After School with Miss Lani

Goldsworthy and Calder Sculptures that Excite and Unite Us for kids in grades K to 2. Let us grasp poultry wire, wind bent willow branches, red poppy...

After School Knitting

With expert knitter Cindy Bonnell, for ages 9 and up. Pre-registration is strongly suggested.

Game Time

We have VR Wii, cards, board games, and laptops ready and waiting during this open gaming time. Bring a friend or come meet a new one. Ages 8 and above.

Glow Yoga for Tweens & Teens

With One Love Yoga instructor Emily LaPierre. This special yoga workshop includes all fun things that glow. Ages 9 to 17. Sign up required.

Middle School Hangout

Free food and drinks. Play video games, pool and dance. For 6th, 7th and 8th graders.

Saturday, December 15

Saturday Art Adventure with Miss Lani

S'more Love...for Endangered Species for ages 4 to 12. The cheetah in Iran, elephants in Moilori, black rhinos, jaguars in Mexico, giraffes…orangutans all...

Ceramic Exploration

With Nancy Blank and Sabrina Kuchta for ages 7 and above. In this class, we will explore various techniques in hand building and wheel throwing. From...

Family Crafts

These age-appropriate crafts are free and open to the public. Please visit the WT Library's online calendar for weekly craft listings.

Preschool Story Time with Friends

Story time for children three and up with puppets and more.

Special Story Time

Namaste, read by local author Eileen Sullivan.

Stories and Songs

Come sing, dance, play music and have fun! A musical story hour meant for all ages.

Talk: Marine Mammals in Our Backyard

NOAA's Grace Simpkins presents a program for kids, families, and all ages. Learn about our local marine mammals and how they are studied, and participate in...

Gingerbread Houses

Kids and adults can decorate their own miniature gingerbread house. Pre-registration required.

Open Gaming

Come play video games, board games, and table top games. Snacks provided

Sunday, December 16

Give Your Child the Gift of Christmas

Give your child the gift of Christmas, by letting them journey through the Advent Season. This four week exploration is for K to 8 children. The program...

Holiday Hayrides

Vineyard Haven holiday hayrides, fun for the entire family.

Barn Buddies

The Family Center will provide trikes, bikes, scooters, balls and other toys to promote active play. This is a great time to connect with other families too.

Santa & Campus Tree Lighting

Bring the whole family to enjoy the festivities of this annual holiday event. Join us at our Vineyard Haven campus to welcome Santa and watch the Christmas...

Monday, December 17

Friendship Hour in Portuguese

Friendship Hour in Portuguese is an opportunity to connect with other parents in your native language. You can visit with old friends and meet new ones while...

Play with Me Playgroup

Play with Me emphasizes the importance of families being their children's first teachers. A facilitated playgroup with planned activities to choose from with...

Preschool Art Program

Weekly art class designed to provide preschoolers a creative environment where they are encouraged to discover and color their world through different art...

Pre-School Storycraft Storytime

Come join us for Pre-School Storycrafts best suited for ages 3 and above. Storytime will start with stories being read and will end with a short craft.

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Tuesday, December 18

Toddler Art Program

Set in a small art room environment with art exploration tables and painting easels. Caregivers are required to stay and encouraged to be present in the art...

Swim with Me

Bring a towel, swim cap and grown up family member. Parent/guardian must accompany child in the pool. Please note children who are not yet toilet trained are...

Stories and Songs

Come sing, dance, play music and have fun! A musical story hour meant for all ages.

Tumble Time Storytime

There will be a traditional storytime and tumble time on all of our soft blocks and large tunnel. Best suited for ages 3 and above.

Pre-School Open Paint Group

Come free paint using our collection of finger paints and paintbrushes. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Radio Games

Radio Games with Laurel Redington of MVY Radio is a new after-school program created to engage our middle schoolers with each other and learn to communicate...

After School Club

Drop in after school for reading, crafts, and games.

Wednesday, December 19

Baby Lapsit Storytime

Come sing songs, listen to stories and play with some fun soft toys. Best suited for babies and up until age 2.

E-Book Storytime

Traditional storytime with print picture books and e-book picture books using Overdrive. Songs, stories, and a craft. For ages 3 and above.

After School Crafts

We'll feature a new project every week. For ages 9 and up.

After School Program

Have fun with books and crafts with Irene. Read some stories then do a fun craft related to the theme. Grades K to 5 welcome. Parents are welcome to...

Learning Lab

Homework help, activities, coding and more for kids 10 and above. (Or 8 to 9 year olds with a mature caregiver).

Wii Dance Wednesday

Need to stretch out and grab a snack after a long day? Join us for a teen Just Dance Party right after school.

YA Board Game Night

Eyes dry from too much screen time? Hand-cramps from holding that controller for too long? Come to our program aimed at the 12-and-up crowd, YA Board Game...

Santa Visits the Library

All are welcome to the Children's Room for a visit and photo-op with Santa. He'll have special gifts - a book for each child to take home. We'll also have...

December 13 - 19, 2018