Booksale Sat, April 29 9am-1pm April Vacation Progams Tues April 18 - 1pm Native American Music @ Senior Center Thurs, April 20 - 10:30am Storyime w/ Miss Nicole Fri, April 21 - 10:30am Lapsit Storytime @ Upton Library Sat, April 22 - 2pm Bharata Natyam Dance @ Upton Libary
Lil’ Folk Farm’s Traveling Petting Zoo on July 30, 2014
The Lil’ Folk Farm is taking over the
library lawn with their Traveling Petting Zoo on Wednesday, July 30,between 11am and 1pm. Come meet their goats,
sheep, rabbit, chickens and a duck! Children may go right in the animals’ pen
to pet, brush and feed them. A second pen will house a llama, alpaca or donkey
for petting. All of the farm animals are friendly and patient. No registration
is required, and visitors may come and go during the event.
August events below the break:
Popcorn Club Movie Night: August 5,
Our sixth and final Popcorn Club
Movie Night will be held on Tuesday, August 5 at 6pm. Call ahead for film
title. Best suited for kids aged between 9 and 12. Snacks and refreshments will
be provided but kids may also bring their own if they like. Held in the
Children’s Area at Upton Town Library.
Author Visit: Sandy Leahy and Kathy Tarentino, The
Hibernating House, August 6 at 10:30am
Upton Town Library will be welcoming
Sandy Leahy & Kathy Tarentino, the self-published local authors of “The
Hibernating House” in the Children's Area on Wednesday, August 6 at 10:30am.
They will be reading their children's book about a seasonal house on Martha’s Vineyard, and follow up with a fun activity for
the kids! Best suited for kids aged 2 to 12.
Life-Size Clue Game: August 6,
Whodunit? Was it Miss Scarlet with
the candlestick in the ballroom? Maybe Mr. Green with the revolver in the hall?
Or could it have been....YOU! Upton Town Library will be turning into Mr.
Boddy's mansion and is looking for players to participate in a Life Size version
of the classic murder mystery board game, Clue! Meet Nicole to sign up and play
a role for our game on Wednesday, August 6 at 1pm! Best suited for ages 10 to
Simple Machines Drop-In Experiment:
August 7, 11am-5pm
On Thursday, August 7 from 11am to 5pm
in the Children’s Area we will have our fourth and final Drop-In Experiment of
the summer which will focus on simple machines. Design parachute bags, build
your own marshamallow catapult, and watch a roller coaster ride from the front
seat! Best suited for kids aged between 6 and 9.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover Party:
Your stuffed animals are cordially
invited to Upton Town Library's Stuffed Animal Sleepover Party on Tuesday
night, August 12! Come make nametags and read bedtime stories to your stuffed
animal and then tuck your friend into bed. Miss Nicole will be left there to
keep watch all night long. Return the next day to pick up your friend and check
out photos of their adventures! Parents: Please have your child select a toy
that s/he won’t mind being separated from for the night. For best results, the
kids should say goodnight to their stuffed animals and be out of the library by
6pm because the animals will have a strict curfew! Best for kids ages 4 and
Author Visit: Jonathan Hall and Toto the Tornado Kitten: August 13, 10:30am
Local author and Brimfield-based EMT
Jonathan Hall will bring his feline companion Toto and share a book
presentation at Upton Town Library on Wednesday, August 13 at 10:30am. His
stories are based on Toto, a young feline survivor of the 2011 tornadoes in Western Massachusetts. Hall's two books, Toto the Tornado
Kitten and Oh, Toto, Where Did You Go? will be available for autographs and to
purchase for $10, and all proceeds of the book sales will benefit the Animal
Rescue League of Boston. This event is best suited for kids aged 2-12 and will
be done in conjunction with our Stuffed Animal Sleepover Party on Tuesday,
Ice Cream Socialon August
As a thank you to all our summer
patrons, help us close out our 2014 summer reading program with a free scoop of
ice cream courtesy of JJ’s Ice Cream in Upton!
Available starting at 11am on Thursday, August 14 until either the ice cream
melts or it is all scooped away--whichever happens first! For ice-cream lovers
of all ages!