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The Fiske Public Library hosts many recurring programs for children of all ages. On weekdays we offer programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. During after-school hours and school vacations we offer programs for children of all ages. Our programs include story times, crafts, family nights, and many wonderful performances. All of our programs are free! You can find upcoming programs listed below and by checking the library’s online calendar, or the print newsletter which is always available at the circulation desk.

Special events are listed below. Click here to jump to Recurring Programs

Upcoming Special Events

Chalk the Walk Summer Reading Kick-Off
WHEN : Monday June 17
TIME : 10:00 AM—12:00 PM
Summer Reading Club begins today! Stop by to register and decorate the front walkway with sidewalk chalk (weather permitting.)

Mike the Bubble Man
WHEN
: Friday June 21
TIME : 11:00 AM—12:00 PM
AGES : ALL ARE WELCOME
Kick off summer with Mike the Bubble Man! Mike the Bubble Man brings magic and science to the stage with this interactive 45-minute indoor show about BUBBLES! Through music, choreography, and comedy, bubbles—in all different shapes and sizes—come alive, sparking imagination and wonder. Exploring science through bubbles creates an entertaining learning environment that introduces shapes, color, and chemistry. A love for bubbles is never outgrown—especially when there's a chance to see the world from inside of one!
Registration for this event opens Friday, June 7 at 9:00 AM.
REGISTER https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/mike-the-bubble-man/

Zoo Show with Records and Burpee  
WHEN : Tuesday July 2
TIME : 10:00—11:00 AM
AGES : 5 AND UP
The Zoo Show brings the zoo to the library!
In this conservation-based program you will meet an exciting assortment of animals, learn about them, get a taste of their personalities, and have fun too! How fast can an alligator run ? What mammal dines on scorpions and tarantulas? Which primate has the largest brain in proportion to its body size? Get up close to a variety or creatures including birds, mammals, and reptiles, big and small!
This educational program is best for ages 5 and up.
Registration for this event opens Tuesday, June 18 at 9:00 AM.
REGISTER https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/records-and-burpee/

Board Game Afternoon
WHEN : Friday July 5
TIME :2:00-4:00
AGES : 8+
Come by the children's room for an afternoon of board games! Play old favorites or learn a new one! Ages 8+
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED 

Tween /Teen Tie Dye 
WHEN :
Tuesday July 9
TIME : 6:00-7:00PM
AGES 10+
Tweens and teens are invited to join us on the children's room patio for an evening of tie dying! Each participant will tie dye a drawstring bag (provided) and is welcome to bring your own white items to tie dye (t-shirt, towel, pillowcase, etc.)  Ages 10+
Registration for this event opens Tuesday, June 25 at 9:00 AM.
REGISTER https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/tween-teen-tie-dye/

Baby Signing with Sheryl White of Baby Kneads
WHEN :
Thursdays -- June 6, 13, 20, 27
TIME : 11:00 AM—12:00 PM
AGES : 2 months to Pre-Verbal
Register for this free four week series to join Sheryl White from Baby Kneads as she introduces caregivers and babies to sign language. Participants will learn the benefits of signing with babies, learn and practice several signs, watch the instructor sign with your baby, and learn how to teach American Sign Language to your baby. This class is appropriate for babies and young children 2-months or older and pre-verbal. 
Benefits of Baby Sign Language :
❏ Reduces Frustration for everyone
❏ Gives babies the ability to express themselves before they can speak
❏ Accelerates babies development of speech
❏ Enhances early literacy skills
❏ Can be more content
❏ Deepens bonding
REGISTER https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/baby-signing-with-sheryl-white-of-baby-kneads/

Whalemobile
WHEN
: Thursday July 11
TIME: 2:00-2:30  https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/whalemobile/
TIME: 2:30-3:00  https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/whalemobile-2/
TIME: 3:00-3:30  https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/whalemobile-3/
TIME: 3:30-4:00  https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/whalemobile-4/
GRADES : 1 THROUGH 6


Meet Nile the inflatable humpback whale! Prepare for an immersive educational journey that transcends the library's walls! The Whalemobile team takes children inside the belly of a whale to explore the captivating world of these majestic creatures while delving into vital environmental lessons.
The suggested age range is children entering 1st grade - 6th grade. This is not a program for children under 5.
Please register for ONE half hour time slot between 2-4pm.
Registration for this event opens Thursday, June 27 at 9:00 AM. See link for each time slot

 

 

 


Escape Room 8+
WHEN : Tuesday  July 16
TIME : 3:00-4:00 https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/wicked-fun-games/
TIME : 4:30-5:30 https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/escape-room-8/
AGES : 8+
Escape from the Rogue Planet! with Wicked Fun Games
You and your group have crash landed on a Rogue Planet. Repair the ship, plot a return course, & survive the journey home!
Registration for this event opens Tuesday, July 2 at 9:00 AM.
REGISTER AT THE LINK ABOVE FOR TIME SLOT

Helping Endangered Species with The Joys of Nature
WHEN
 : Friday July 26
TIME  : 3:30—4:30
AGES : ALL ARE WELCOME
What is an endangered species? Why are many animals and their habitats disappearing? Learn about endangered species in the wild here in New England, and around the world, and what we can all do to help them. Don’t miss meeting some of their animal relatives up close and personal including snakes, turtles, lizards and a crocodile!
Registration for this event opens Friday, July 12 at 9:00 AM.
REGISTER https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/joy-of-nature/

Waves, Sound, and Light with CME
WHEN
: Friday August 2
TIME : 1:00—2:00
AGES : 5-10
The Children's Museum of Easton is returning with another fun, educational, and hands on experience for kids ages 5-10. Explore with vibrations, absorption and variables in our science experiments. Discover different aspects of light waves and how they are affected by objects like mirrors. See, hear and feel how sound can be transferred and have fun with color by making a classic childhood toy! 
This program is supported by a grant from the Wrentham Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency. 
Registration for this event opens Friday, July 19 at 9:00 AM.
REGISTER https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/steam-event-with-cme/

Tween/Teen Diamond Painting
WHEN :
Thursday August 8
TIME : 6:00-7:30PM
AGES : 10+
Learn how to “paint” with gemstones and take home your own sparkly masterpiece.
Registration for this event opens Thursday, July 25 at 9:00 AM.
REGISTER
https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/tween-teen-diamond-painting/

Book Bingo
WHEN : Friday August 9
TIME : 11:00-12:00
AGES : ALL ARE WELCOME
Come play a few rounds of Bingo for a chance to win books!
Registration for this event opens Friday July 26 at 9:00AM
Register  https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/book-bingo/

Didgeridoo Down Under Show
WHEN
: Tuesday August 13
TIME : 7:00—8:00
AGES : ALL ARE WELCOME
The DDU Show is an energetic fusion of Australian music, culture, puppetry, comedy, character building, storytelling and audience movement / participation. The didgeridoo has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years, and it’s known for its otherworldly sound. But DDU is much more than music. It’s interactive, educational, motivational and super fun – perfect for kids and families!
Registration for this event opens Tuesday, July 30 at 9:00 AM.
REGISTER https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/didgeridoo-down-under-show/

Elijah T. Grasshopper & Friends
WHEN : Friday August 16
TIME : 11:00-12:00
AGES : BEST FOR 2 - 8
Elijah T. Grasshopper & Friends are a children’s music group featuring Emma “Go-Go Green” Bean and their puppet pals, Willa the Worm and Weatherbee Frog. This program is best suited for children ages 2 through 8, but can be enjoyed by all ages. This program is supported by a grant from the Wrentham Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Mas Cultural Council, a state agency, as well as the Friends of the Fiske.
Registration for this event opens Friday August 2 at 9:00AM
REGISTER https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/elijah-t-grasshopper/

RECURRING PROGRAMS

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD
Teens entering grades 7-12 are invited to join the Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at Fiske Library to serve as a volunteer helping out around the library, as well as at library events. You will meet with other teens to discuss what kinds of programs you would like to see at the library, and how we can make Fiske a great place for teens. All time spent volunteering or participating in TAB events can be used for any school (or other organization) community service hours. Fill out the application and a librarian will be in touch!

Link to application

PAGE TURNERS BOOK CLUB
WHEN :
Tuesday June 25
TIME : 12:00 - 1:00 PM
GRADES : 4-6
Kids in grades 4-6 are invited to bring a lunch and join us for the June meeting of the Page Turners Book Club. This month we will be reading The First Rule of Climate Club by Carrie Firestone. You can pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk.
Registration for this event begins Tuesday June 11 at 9:00AM
Register online at https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/page-turners-book-club-4/
For any questions call or email Sara DelPriore 508-384-5440 ext. 5 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PAGE TURNERS BOOK CLUB
WHEN :
Wednesday July 21
TIME : 12:00 - 1:00 PM
GRADES : 4-6
Kids in grades 4-6 are invited to bring a lunch and join us for the July meeting of the Page Turners Book Club. This month we will be reading Consider the Octopus by Nora Raleigh Baskin and Gae Polisner. You can pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk.
Registration for this event opens Wednesday July 17 at 9:00AM
Register online at https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/page-turners-book-club-5/
For any questions call or email Sara DelPriore 508-384-5440 ext. 5 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club
WHEN
: Tuesday, June 18
TIME : 3:30-4:30pm
GRADES : K-3
Have you ever wished you could decide the ending of a story? Kids in grades K-3 are invited to join us for an interactive book club. We will read the book aloud and work together to choose a path and decide the fates of the characters! Registration required and will begin Tuesday June 4.
Go to : https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/choose-your-own-adventure-book-club-2/

Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club
WHEN
: Tuesday, July 23
TIME : 3:30-4:30pm
GRADES : K-3
Have you ever wished you could decide the ending of a story? Kids in grades K-3 are invited to join us for an interactive book club. We will read the book aloud and work together to choose a path and decide the fates of the characters! Registration required and will begin Tuesday July 9.
Go to : https://fiskelib.assabetinteractive.com/calendar/choose-your-own-adventure-book-club-3/

Lego Club
WHEN : Thursdays -- June 20, July 18; Tuesdays – July 9, 30; Wednesday Aug 7
TIME : 3:00—4:00 PM
We provide the LEGO, you bring your imagination! Kids age 5-10 are invited to join other LEGO enthusiasts for a drop-in LEGO building afternoon.

I Love Books with Self Help CFCE
WHEN : Mondays -- June 24, July 1, 8
TIME : 10:30-11:30AM
AGES : 2 1/2 TO 5
Join Ms. Jen for a 3-week literacy program for children ages 2.5 to 5 and their parents. Beginning literacy skills, community building, and social-emotional skills will be taught through songs, stories, and crafts.
Please register all children who will participate in the craft. Families will receive a new book each week.
Register ONLY if you can attend all three sessions.
Register https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/ev/reg/hk55k5m

Crafternoon
WHEN
: June 26, July 10, July 24, August 1, August 14
TIME : 2:30-3:30PM
A drop-in afternoon of crafting for kids using recycled materials. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED 
JULY 26 - This week we will be decorating flower pots!
JULY 10 - Today we are making upcycled bookmarks.
JULY 24 - This week we will be making suncatchers out of plastic water bottles. 
AUGUST 1 - This week we will be making beads out of recycled paper to create jewlery!
AUGUST 14 - It's slime time! Come make some ooey gooey, icky sticky slime!

COME PLAY OUTSIDE
WHEN
: Wednesdays July 3, 17; Thursdays July 25 & August 15; Tuesday August 6
TIME : 2:30-3:30PM 
Join us outside on the library lawn or children's room patio for outdoor playtime! Play with bubbles, sidewalk chalk, lawn games, and more! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

STEAM Centers
WHEN : Mondays July 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12
TIME : 10:00-12:00
AGES : 5+
Kids ages 5+ are welcome to drop in to the children’s program room to explore various STEAM centers. Build a fort with our Imagination Playground blocks, practice coding, make an electrical circuit with our snap circuit sets, observe materials from nature, and more! 
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

FISKE PUBLIC LIBRARY
110 Randall Road
Wrentham, MA 02093
508-384-5440 Phone
508-384-5443 Fax
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FISKE LIBRARY HOURS
Monday 10am-1pm
Tuesday 10am-8pm
Wednesday 10am-5pm
Thursday 10am-8pm
Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-4pm (Closed July & August)
Sunday CLOSED