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27 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Parents and caregivers! Come join on the kids room rug for our new baby storytime. We'll read a book or two but focus on singing, movement, and other activities to stimulate your little one's imagination and promote early literacy!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 12 noon
Film Matinee @ Melrose Library — Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Monday-November 20, 2017 @12PM COMMUNITY ROOM (LOWER LEVEL) 129 Minutes; Walt Disney Pictures. 2017 STARRING – Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario DIRECTOR – Joachim Roenning, Espen Sandberg SYNOPSIS –Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales,” a rip-roaring adventure that finds down-on-his-luck Captain Jack feeling the winds of ill-for…
Melrose LibraryAdults
Mon, November 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Come join us on on the little kids rug in the children's room for toddler storytime! We always read a few stories, sometimes sing songs, sometimes we play, but no matter what we always try to have fun! Storytime is generally followed by some sort of craft or activity for those who come. See you soon!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, November 20
@ 4 p.m.
Spoken Word
A workshop that highlights the history of spoken word and guides students through creating their own original pieces. For children ages 8 and older. Presented by Urban Stages
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Tue, November 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Come join on the kid's rug for a fun storytime for the family! We'll read some stories, make friends, sing, dance, and have fun together!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, November 21
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our teen volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 11:30 a.m.
Computer Tutorial: Open Lab.
Basic Computer Tutorial: Open Lab. Having trouble using the computer? Want learn how to send an email? Curious about social media? Bring your basic technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. *First come, first served. **All dates and times are subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Doodle and Draw
Let your mind wander as we doodle and draw to some relaxing music.
Melrose LibraryChildren
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game Room Friday
Play arcade basketball! Challenge your friends or our children's librarian in a game of foosball! Play board games!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Parents and caregivers! Come join on the kids room rug for our new baby storytime. We'll read a book or two but focus on singing, movement, and other activities to stimulate your little one's imagination and promote early literacy!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Sat, November 25
@ 2 p.m.
Kids' Movie!
Come unwind and enjoy your Saturday afternoon with a kids' movie on the Children's Floor! We will screen a variety--from the latest blockbusters to classic favorites.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime
Come join us on on the little kids rug in the children's room for toddler storytime! We always read a few stories, sometimes sing songs, sometimes we play, but no matter what we always try to have fun! Storytime is generally followed by some sort of craft or activity for those who come. See you soon!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Tue, November 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
Come join on the kid's rug for a fun storytime for the family! We'll read some stories, make friends, sing, dance, and have fun together!
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, November 28
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our teen volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 29
@ 11:30 a.m.
Computer Tutorial: Open Lab.
Basic Computer Tutorial: Open Lab. Having trouble using the computer? Want learn how to send an email? Curious about social media? Bring your basic technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. *First come, first served. **All dates and times are subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Doodle and Draw
Let your mind wander as we doodle and draw to some relaxing music.
Melrose LibraryChildren
Thu, November 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Thu, November 30
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
Mini Musicians
Babies and toddlers discover the joy of music! We will listen, dance and sing along to recorded or live music. Children will also have the opportunity to play with simple instruments.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual French Storytime - Contes en français
Join us for a time of stories, songs and rhymes in French and English. Rejoignez-nous pour des contes, des chansons et des comptines en francais et anglais.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our teen volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 4 p.m.
Creative ArtScience!
Free your inner artist AND scientist! Let your imagination run wild during this time of creativity. Children will use a variety of hands-on materials to make art and explore science concepts.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
The Melrose Yu-Gi-Oh! Club
The Melrose Yu-Gi-Oh! Club Thursdays @ 4:30 PM COMMUNITY ROOM (LOWER LEVEL) Play card games, PlayStation or browse the internet. Bring your decks and start getting ready to duel or show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game of Street Fighter. It’s all happening here at THE MELROSE YU-GI-OH Club @ the Melrose Library. Let the duel battles begin. *Teens and Young Adults ages 16-25 **ALL DATE…
Melrose LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, December 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Wood Constructions
Participants will learn the fundamentals of 3D art by using various pieces of wood to depict construction. All materials will be provided. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Community Word Project
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
A Beginners Course in Magic
Learn how to do magic tricks with everyday objects that are readily available in your home. Based upon Friedhoffer's book in the library's collection, The Magic Show. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Bob Friedhoffer
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 18
@ 4 p.m.
Indian Dance Workshop
Join us as we travel to India in this interactive, dance and music filled performance/workshop extravaganza. After watching some Mohiniyattam style dance, and listening to Carnatic singing and the music of the tablas, you will have a chance to try out the moves yourself! You will also learn about the origins of these beautiful Indian art forms. Best for ages 5 and older. Presented by Urban Stages
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children