Kids Events

December 6 - 12, 2018

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Hike with Me

The MV Family Center invites you to "Hike with Me." We will meet at a different location twice each month through the winter to explore local family friendly...

Baby's First Year

An open discussion group for expectant parents/parents with a child up to the age of 1 year. Participants have an opportunity to share concerns and questions...

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.

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

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.

Christmas in Edgartown: Ornament Making

Kid-friendly snowflake ornament making event. Make one beautiful beaded ornament and guests may make several if they’d like. Light refreshments will be served.

Glow Yoga

Come join Emily for bedtime Glow Yoga for children ages 4 to 8. Wear your pajamas and get ready to move and groove, with all things glow-in-the-dark....

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Discovery Fridays

Read, discover and explore with the MV Family Center.

Little Bird Music

Seasonal songs and movement for little ones.

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

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.

Saturday, December 8

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...

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Christmas in Edgartown: Plum Hill Elves Faire

Children and families can make quality crafts, like our ever popular gingerbread houses. Enjoy a delicious warm lunch made by Island chefs and local...

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

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.

Stories and Songs

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

Story Time

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

Christmas in Edgartown: A Wild Holiday

Visit with live animals, identify bones, explore tracks and more as you learn how different animals survive winter.

Christmas in Edgartown: Christmas Crafts

A drop-in family craft to make your own wrapping paper in the Children’s Room. All supplies provided.

Christmas in Edgartown: Photos with Santa

Follow Santa to the Kelley House right after the parade for photos in the historic Kelley House hotel lobby by the fireplace.

Christmas in Edgartown: Picture Time with the Black Dog

Picture time with the the Black Dog of Martha’s Vineyard. Bring the kids for a photo with the Island’s favorite mascot while enjoying cookies and hot cocoa...

Sunday, December 9

Christmas in Edgartown: Breakfast with Santa

Children get their photo taken with Santa and receive a gift. All proceeds go to the Jim Lambert Memorial Scholarship for Island students. Sponsored by the...

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

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...

Christmas in Edgartown: Elf on the Shelf Treasure Hunt

Explore downtown Edgartown with a holiday-themed self guided treasure hunt. Fun for all ages, solve the riddles to find your next business location. Once...

Holiday Hayrides

Vineyard Haven holiday hayrides, fun for the entire family.

Nature Connection for Adults

Are you a teacher, coach, parent, or leader, looking to create meaningful experiences and improve connection with nature, yourself, and others? Nature...

Christmas in Edgartown: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas Reading & Crafts

Gather in the Reading Room for a very special reading of Clement Clarke Moore's cherished holiday poem 'Twas the Night Before Christmas during this free...

Visit Santa

Santa will be arriving by fire truck. Come and sit on his lap and talk with him. Cookies and refreshments will be provided.

Monday, December 10

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 11

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.

Kids Craft

Kids ages 8 and above can drop-in and make button pins and magnets using pictures from discarded books, puzzle pieces, wooden pieces, and more.

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 12

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...

Art Explorers

With Coral Shockey for ages 6 to 9. As Featherstone art explorers, children will be encouraged to not only observe the world around them, but also have the...

Learning Lab

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

Young Adult Book Group

This month's book selection is This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story, by Kheryn Callender. At the story's center is Nathan Bird, who has sworn off happy endings...

Build Club

Our annual gingerbread house decorating event.

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...

December 6 - 12, 2018