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Mar
3
Tue
Crafternoon: DIY Dragon Eggs! @ Main Library
Mar 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crafternoon: DIY Dragon Eggs! @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join us for an afternoon craft on Tuesday, March 3 at 3:30 at the Main Library. This week we will be making our own dragon eggs. Children will sculpt their dragon egg out of clay and use sea glass, seashells, and gems to decorate them.

All supplies will be provided and is open to children of all ages. Please be sure to register for this event as supplies are limited.

If you registered and are unable to attend please email or call Ms. Laura at 781-751-9283, lconnell@minlib.net.

Mar
5
Thu
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha – Tot-Time Sing N’ Learn @ Endicott Branch Library
Mar 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha - Tot-Time Sing N' Learn @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come join Ms. Marsha as we play, sing, dance, create simple crafts, and listen to stories at Tottime Sing n Learn. This monthly playgroup includes freeplay, simple crafts, music and movement and stories tied to a monthly theme. Infants and toddlers will have an opportunity to be engaged by toys and activities designed to enhance their development and provide them with a group experience. Caregivers will be able to connect with other caregivers with children of similar age.

This group is designed for infants and toddlers ages 9 months-3 years old and their caregivers. No need to register, just drop in! If you have questions email Ms Marsha at mwright@selfhelpinc.org

Paint your Own Emoji @ Endicott Branch Library
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Paint your Own Emoji @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join the Endicott Staff as we paint a variety of Emoji’s. Ages 6+.

Mar
16
Mon
CANCELED // Little Lab Coats @ Main Library
Mar 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
CANCELED // Little Lab Coats @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Go on a scientific discovery with Little Lab Coats!  Perform exciting experiments to explore the basic properties of science in an easy and fun way. No experience or previous knowledge required. This program is for children ages 6-9. Registration is required.

Oceans: Pack your snorkels as we explore the depths of the ocean. Learn about the different levels of the ocean and their effect on sea life. Discover what enables creatures to live in complete darkness and over 1000 meters below the surface. Draw your own ocean with sharks, coral, and more!

Mar
17
Tue
CANCELED // Crafternoon: Pasta Painting! @ Main Library
Mar 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
CANCELED // Crafternoon: Pasta Painting! @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Join us for an afternoon craft on Tuesday, March 17 at 3:30 at the Main Library. This week we will be painting pasta. Children will paint dry pasta and receive materials to make a necklace with the pasta when it dries. All supplies will be provided and is open to children of all ages.

Please be sure to register for this event as supplies are limited.

If you registered and are unable to attend please email or call Ms. Laura at 781-751-9283, lconnell@minlib.net.

Mar
26
Thu
CANCELED // Matchbox Art @ Main Library
Mar 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
CANCELED // Matchbox Art @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

It only takes a few inches of paper to conjure entire worlds: a shrine, a memory, a gift for a sweetheart, a travel memento, a home for a poem, a mini collection of mini images… the possibilities are endless!

If you are the kind of person who hates to waste anything, this project is for you! We’ll use the simple and humble matchbox & discarded magazines to get creative and come up with ideas that are ‘outside-the-box’.

Registration is required. Appropriate for adults, teens and children 8+

Mar
28
Sat
CANCELED // Miniature Painting @ Main Library
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
CANCELED // Miniature Painting @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Love playing Dungeons and Dragons and need a figurine? Love to just paint?

Then come on down to Miniature Painting with Tobi on March 28th from 1:00pm-2:30pm at the Main Library. Choose a miniature from our collection of adventurer figurines and monsters to paint however your heart desires. Selection is first come first serve and intended for ages 10 and up.

For questions contact Tobi sbentley@minlib.net

Apr
1
Wed
CANCELED // Half Day Craft Day @ Dedham Public Library
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CANCELED // Half Day Craft Day @ Dedham Public Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Every early release for the rest of the school year, join us for drop-in crafts at the Dedham Public Library!

Apr
2
Thu
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha – Tot-Time Sing N’ Learn @ Endicott Branch Library
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha - Tot-Time Sing N' Learn @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come join Ms. Marsha as we play, sing, dance, create simple crafts, and listen to stories at Tottime Sing n Learn. This monthly playgroup includes freeplay, simple crafts, music and movement and stories tied to a monthly theme. Infants and toddlers will have an opportunity to be engaged by toys and activities designed to enhance their development and provide them with a group experience. Caregivers will be able to connect with other caregivers with children of similar age.

This group is designed for infants and toddlers ages 9 months-3 years old and their caregivers. No need to register, just drop in! If you have questions email Ms Marsha at mwright@selfhelpinc.org

CANCELED // 3d Design and Printing @ Main Library
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CANCELED // 3d Design and Printing @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Are you interested in learning about 3D Printing?

Come to the Main Library and learn all about the library’s 3d printing services, as well as get started using Tinkercad – a powerful and free 3d design tool.

This program is for ages 8 – 18.

May
7
Thu
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha – Tot-Time Sing N’ Learn @ Endicott Branch Library
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha - Tot-Time Sing N' Learn @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come join Ms. Marsha as we play, sing, dance, create simple crafts, and listen to stories at Tottime Sing n Learn. This monthly playgroup includes freeplay, simple crafts, music and movement and stories tied to a monthly theme. Infants and toddlers will have an opportunity to be engaged by toys and activities designed to enhance their development and provide them with a group experience. Caregivers will be able to connect with other caregivers with children of similar age.

This group is designed for infants and toddlers ages 9 months-3 years old and their caregivers. No need to register, just drop in! If you have questions email Ms Marsha at mwright@selfhelpinc.org

CANCELED // 3d Design and Printing @ Main Library
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CANCELED // 3d Design and Printing @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Are you interested in learning about 3D Printing?

Come to the Main Library and learn all about the library’s 3d printing services, as well as get started using Tinkercad – a powerful and free 3d design tool.

This program is for ages 8 – 18.

Jun
4
Thu
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha – Tot-Time Sing N’ Learn @ Endicott Branch Library
Jun 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
CANCELED // Ms. Marsha - Tot-Time Sing N' Learn @ Endicott Branch Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Come join Ms. Marsha as we play, sing, dance, create simple crafts, and listen to stories at Tottime Sing n Learn. This monthly playgroup includes freeplay, simple crafts, music and movement and stories tied to a monthly theme. Infants and toddlers will have an opportunity to be engaged by toys and activities designed to enhance their development and provide them with a group experience. Caregivers will be able to connect with other caregivers with children of similar age.

This group is designed for infants and toddlers ages 9 months-3 years old and their caregivers. No need to register, just drop in! If you have questions email Ms Marsha at mwright@selfhelpinc.org

CANCELED // 3d Design and Printing @ Main Library
Jun 4 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CANCELED // 3d Design and Printing @ Main Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Are you interested in learning about 3D Printing?

Come to the Main Library and learn all about the library’s 3d printing services, as well as get started using Tinkercad – a powerful and free 3d design tool.

This program is for ages 8 – 18.

Jun
18
Thu
CANCELED // Half Day Craft Day @ Dedham Public Library
Jun 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CANCELED // Half Day Craft Day @ Dedham Public Library | Dedham | Massachusetts | United States

Every early release for the rest of the school year, join us for drop-in crafts at the Dedham Public Library!

Jul
2
Thu
Crafts to Go
Jul 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crafts to Go

While the library may be closed for fun events, we still want to make sure you have a fun summer. Sign-up on Eventbrite for a craft kit of the week!

Please request as many craft kits as there are children that will be doing them. This week we will be painting dog banks! Kits are available for curbside pick up on Tuesday, June 30. Once you’ve reserved your kit online, stop by the library between 11-12 and 2-4 to pick up your kit. When you get to the library stay in your car, and call the library at 781-751-9283. A staff member will bring the kit to your car.

Children may complete crafts right away or join us on Zoom on Thursday, July 2 at 2:00 p.m. to do the craft with us or to show off their completed craft.

Please contact Laura Connell at lconnell@dedham-ma.gov for more information or if you have questions. Supplies are limited. If you think you will need additional markers or paints for at home please contact us.

Jul
8
Wed
Library Science
Jul 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Library Science
Science is fun, science experiments are even better!

Join Jonah as he performs and instructs STEAM activities for grades 3 and up, featuring (mostly) household items.

This event will take place on the Dedham Public Library Facebook page.

Jul
9
Thu
Crafts to Go!
Jul 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Crafts to Go!

While the library may be closed for fun events, we still want to make sure you have a fun summer. Sign-up on Eventbrite for a craft kit of the week! Please request as many craft kits as there are children that will be doing them. This week we will be painting wooden crocodiles! Kits are available for curbside pick up on Tuesday, July 7. Once you’ve reserved your kit online, stop by the library between 11-12 and 2-4 to pick up your kit. When you get to the library stay in your car, and call the library at 781-751-9283. A staff member will bring the kit to your car. Children may complete crafts right away or join us on Zoom on Thursday, July 9 at 2:00 p.m. to do the craft with us or to show off their completed craft. Please contact Laura Connell at lconnell@dedham-ma.gov for more information or if you have questions. Supplies are limited. If you think you will need additional markers or paints for at home please contact us. If the craft kit is not picked up in time it will go to the next person on the waiting list.