July 2022

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Monday, June 27All DayInside, UpstairsNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Take and Make Craft Pick-Up for Tweens and Teens : DIY Wind Sock Kit!

Take and Make Kits - DIY Wind Socks - June 2022The Young Adult Librarian, Erin, has another summer craft for tweens and teens (AND ADULTS!)!  Register for this program to bring home a bag for yourself to be completed on your own time :)Are you between the ages of 10 and 110?  Looking for things to do?  Make something to brighten up a porch or window!  Register for this easy (if you want it to be) and fanciful DIY Wind Sock Kit with all sorts of ribbons to get in the holiday spirit! Registration is limited to the first 40 people at the moment, each participant will need to sign up individually for a kit.…Learn More
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Monday, June 27All DayInside, UpstairsNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Take and Make Craft Pick-Up for Tweens and Teens : DIY Wind Sock Kit!

Take and Make Kits - DIY Wind Socks - June 2022The Young Adult Librarian, Erin, has another summer craft for tweens and teens (AND ADULTS!)!  Register for this program to bring home a bag for yourself to be completed on your own time :)Are you between the ages of 10 and 110?  Looking for things to do?  Make something to brighten up a porch or window!  Register for this easy (if you want it to be) and fanciful DIY Wind Sock Kit with all sorts of ribbons to get in the holiday spirit! Registration is limited to the first 40 people at the moment, each participant will need to sign up individually for a kit.…Learn More
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Monday, July 4Library Closed

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Tuesday, July 57:00—9:30 PMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

2022 Adult Summer Movie Festival: In the Heights (2021)—PG-13 , 2 hours, 23 minutes

2022 Adult Summer Movie Festival: In the Heights (2021)—PG-13 , 2 hours, 23 minutesIn the Heights (2021)—PG-13 , 2 hours, 23 minutes In the Heights centers on a variety of characters living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights, on the northern tip of Manhattan. At the center of the show is Usnavi, a bodega owner who looks after the aging Cuban lady next door, pines for the gorgeous girl working in the neighboring beauty salon and dreams of winning the lottery and escaping to the shores of his native Dominican Republic.…Learn More
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Wednesday, July 610:00—10:45 AMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

ABC Spanish in Motion

ABC Spanish in MotionAn event for children ages 2 to 5 with movement, music, and culture fully in Spanish to connect worlds and minds.   For children with little or no Spanish.
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Thursday, July 710:00—10:30 AMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Terrific Toddlers

Terrific ToddlersStorytime with songs, rhymes, and movement for children aged 2 and 3 with their caregiver. Registration requested.

Thursday, July 73:00—5:00 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Lego Time

Lego TimeDrop-in Lego Time Thursday afternoons in the Storybook Room.   Come build creations with the Library's large Lego supply. For children ages 5 and up.   Younger children will not be allowed in the room because of small pieces.
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Saturday, July 910:00—10:20 AMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Sophie

Read to SophieSophie, our popular reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers aged 5 on up.

Saturday, July 910:20—10:40 AMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Sophie

Read to SophieSophie, our popular reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers aged 5 on up.

Saturday, July 910:40—11:00 AMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Sophie

Read to SophieSophie, our popular reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers aged 5 on up.

Saturday, July 911:00—11:20 AMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Sophie

Read to SophieSophie, our popular reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers aged 5 on up.
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Monday, July 114:00—5:00 PMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Play Songs on a Ukulele

Play Songs on a UkuleleLearn how to tune, strum and play simple songs on a ukulele.   Bring your own or borrow one of Julie's.   For ages 8 to 12.
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Tuesday, July 123:30—3:50 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Tucker

Read to TuckerTucker, our popular hypoallergenic reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers in Kindergarten on up.

Tuesday, July 123:50—4:10 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Tucker

Read to TuckerTucker, our popular hypoallergenic reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers in Kindergarten on up.

Tuesday, July 124:10—4:30 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Tucker

Read to TuckerTucker, our popular hypoallergenic reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers in Kindergarten on up.

Tuesday, July 124:30—4:50 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Tucker

Read to TuckerTucker, our popular hypoallergenic reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers in Kindergarten on up.

Tuesday, July 126:30—7:00 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Family Bedtime Storytime

Family Bedtime StorytimeJoin us for Family Bedtime Storytime!  Children ages 3 and up are invited to come in their pajamas, bring their favorite stuffed animal and come to the library for a 30 minute storytime featuring songs, rhymes and bedtime stories the whole family…Learn More
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Wednesday, July 134:00—4:30 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Camp Craft with Courtney

Camp Craft with CourtneyCreate a coffee filter butterfly.   2 sessions - 4 pm or 4:30 pm for this craft with Librarian Courtney.    All supplies provided.   For ages 5 and up.

Wednesday, July 134:30—5:00 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Camp Craft with Courtney

Camp Craft with CourtneyCreate a coffee filter butterfly.   2 sessions - 4 pm or 4:30 pm for this craft with Librarian Courtney.    All supplies provided.   For ages 5 and up.
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Thursday, July 1410:00—10:45 AMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Make Music with Stacey Peasley

Make Music with Stacey Peasley  Popular preschool musician Stacey Peasley is back, live at the Library! Sing and dance along with Stacey.   For ages 2 to 5 

Thursday, July 143:00—5:00 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Lego Time

Lego TimeDrop-in Lego Time Thursday afternoons in the Storybook Room.   Come build creations with the Library's large Lego supply. For children ages 5 and up.   Younger children will not be allowed in the room because of small pieces.
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Friday, July 1511:00 AM—1:10 PMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Children's Movie: Space Camp

six teenagers in blue jumpsuits with an image of the earth in the background and the  words 'Space CVacation morning movie:   Space Camp.   117 minutes,  MGM studio movie, PG (Parental Guidance Suggested), 1986 release.
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Saturday, July 1610:30 AM—12:00 PMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Druidcraft with Mastermind Adventures

Druidcraft with Mastermind AdventuresDruidcraft is a fun and interactive way for youth of all ages to explore the natural world. With Druidcraft, you'll learn how to identify plants, discover what animals live in your neighborhood, and learn about bugs and insects! And it's not just about the natural world—it's about mythology, too! We'll explore how these different parts of the natural world connect with ancient mythological stories.…Learn More
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Monday, July 189:00 AM—6:00 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Stuffed Animal Camp Out at the Library!

Stuffed Animal Camp Out at the Library!Drop off your stuffed animal friend at the Library for an overnight camp out!  Drop off on Monday, July 18, between 9 am and 6 pm.    Pick-up on July 19, between 9 am and 9 pm, and see pictures of the adventures they had on their campout.

Monday, July 1810:00—10:45 AMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Monkey Mind Belly Breath Children's Yoga - registration required

Monkey Mind Belly Breath Children's Yoga  - registration requiredJoanie Woodward's program joyfully weaves laughter, yoga, mindfulness, deep belly breathing, art, and reading.   For children ages 2 and up. Her children’s book “Seven Little Monkeys” was awarded the National Parenting Publications Honors Award and the reason she is a sought after teacher and presenter at the nation's largest Kids Yoga Conference in Washington, D.…Learn More
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Monday, July 189:00 AM—6:00 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Stuffed Animal Camp Out at the Library!

Stuffed Animal Camp Out at the Library!Drop off your stuffed animal friend at the Library for an overnight camp out!  Drop off on Monday, July 18, between 9 am and 6 pm.    Pick-up on July 19, between 9 am and 9 pm, and see pictures of the adventures they had on their campout.

Tuesday, July 193:30—3:50 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Tucker

Read to TuckerTucker, our popular hypoallergenic reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers in Kindergarten on up.

Tuesday, July 193:50—4:10 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Tucker

Read to TuckerTucker, our popular hypoallergenic reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers in Kindergarten on up.

Tuesday, July 194:10—4:30 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Tucker

Read to TuckerTucker, our popular hypoallergenic reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers in Kindergarten on up.

Tuesday, July 194:30—4:50 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Tucker

Read to TuckerTucker, our popular hypoallergenic reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers in Kindergarten on up.

Tuesday, July 197:00—9:00 PMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

2022 Adult Summer Movie Festival: Grease (1978)—PG, 1 hour, 50 minutes

2022 Adult Summer Movie Festival: Grease (1978)—PG, 1 hour, 50 minutesGrease (1978)—PG, 1 hour, 50 minutes During a visit to America, Australian Sandy Olsson meets Danny Zuko at the beach and falls in love. She is heartbroken when summer ends and she has to return home and their last kiss on the beach is a very emotional one.…Learn More
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Thursday, July 2110:00—10:45 AMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Hugh Hanley Circle of Friends *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

Hugh Hanley Circle of Friends  *REGISTRATION REQUIRED*Hugh Hanley has been singing with young children for many years in his work as an early childhood educator, music specialist, and entertainer.   His work has helped him gain an understanding of young children as developing music makers.   He draws from a wide repertoire of songs, fingerplays, and music activities that are highly engaging.…Learn More

Thursday, July 213:00—5:00 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Lego Time

Lego TimeDrop-in Lego Time Thursday afternoons in the Storybook Room.   Come build creations with the Library's large Lego supply. For children ages 5 and up.   Younger children will not be allowed in the room because of small pieces.
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Saturday, July 2310:00—10:20 AMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Sophie

Read to SophieSophie, our popular reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers aged 5 on up.

Saturday, July 2310:20—10:40 AMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Sophie

Read to SophieSophie, our popular reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers aged 5 on up.

Saturday, July 2310:40—11:00 AMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Sophie

Read to SophieSophie, our popular reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers aged 5 on up.

Saturday, July 2311:00—11:20 AMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Read to Sophie

Read to SophieSophie, our popular reading dog is listening to young readers. Reading aloud to a dog helps children build confidence in reading. For young readers aged 5 on up.

Saturday, July 232:00—4:00 PMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Adult Paint Afternoon with Chelsea

Paint Afternoon with Chelsea Join Circulation Assistant and crafter-extraordinaire, Chelsea, for a fun in-person Paint Afternoon! In this 2-hour paint class Chelsea will be walking you through the steps to creating a beautiful mountain scene! All supplies will be provided, and you will go home with your very own masterpiece!
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Wednesday, July 274:00—5:00 PMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Comedy Show with Pete and Chris

Comedy Show with Pete and ChrisPete and Chris will provide a wild and zany slapstick comedy show for children ages 4 and up. The jokes are silly and the action is fast and funny. Watch Pete and Chris camp it up! For nearly 15 years, Pete and Chris have participated in a number of different aspects of the performingarts, including: acting, singing, directing and producing.…Learn More
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Thursday, July 2810:00—10:30 AMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Terrific Toddlers

Terrific ToddlersStorytime with songs, rhymes, and movement for children aged 2 and 3 with their caregiver. Registration requested.

Thursday, July 283:00—5:00 PMInside, Children's RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Lego Time

Lego TimeDrop-in Lego Time Thursday afternoons in the Storybook Room.   Come build creations with the Library's large Lego supply. For children ages 5 and up.   Younger children will not be allowed in the room because of small pieces.
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Friday, July 2911:00 AM—1:10 PMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Children's Movie: RV

a family of four, mom, dad, boy & girl stand in front of a mountain where their RV is balancing precVacation morning movie:  RV.   99 minutes,  Columbia Pictures, TV PG (Parental Guidance Suggested), 2006 release.
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Saturday, July 302:30—3:30 PMLibrary Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library1139 Highland Avenue, Needham, MA, 02494

Humble Spirit Native American Drumming

Humble Spirit Native American DrummingThe members of Humble Spirit Drum will provide Native American drumming, singing and Pow Wow dancing for the Needham Free Public Library. Learn about the drum and ritual actions associated with it.   Find out about different types of songs such as warrior songs, honor songs and prayer songs.…Learn More
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