Come join us for songs, activities, stories and a theme related craft. Preschool Storytime is conducted on Mondays beginning at 2:30 PM in 8-10 week sessions. The Summer 2018 session begins Monday, June 18th and continues through Monday, August 27th. There will be no story time the week of July 4th. This program is best suited to children ages 2-5. No registration is required.
School visits by Dover Elementary School students are held the first and third Friday of every month. Homeschoolers are encouraged to contact the children’s librarian to arrange homeschool visits.
Family Film Nights are held once a month in the winter on a Friday; they are free and open to the public. Specific movie information can be found on the Calendar of Events or by calling the library 802-348-7488.
WINTER BREAK FUN WEEK 2018
Take a break from the winter blues and add a little spice to your family time by joining the Dover Free Library at one or all of the free programs for kids and families during the Winter Break Fun Week February 19th - February 23th. Some programs may require registration. All programs are free and held at the library.
Happy Birthday Storytime
Mon., Feb. 19th, 2:30pm
Happy Birthday!! Come listen to some children’s books about special birthdays and celebrate with us. Theme related craft and activities best suited for children under 8 accompanied by an adult.
Lightsaber Science with Mad Science of New England
Mon., Feb.19th, 6:30-7:30pm
Explore the differences and similarities of science and fiction in this fun and informative workshop for kids grades K-5. The program includes a make-your-own lightsaber to take home. Space is limited, please contact the Dover Free Library to register or register on the Library’s website.
Star Wars Movie and Pizza Night
Tues., Feb.20th, 5:00pm
Come for a bite of pizza and a helping of Star Wars. Let us surprise you with a throwback adventure on our big screen in the Library’s Community Room. Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Crafternoon at the Library
Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, 11-1 (Up to Age 12)
Children up to age 12 are invited to drop by the library for some open table crafts. Lots of ideas and creativity for parent/child duos and kids up to 6th grade. No registration is necessary. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.
Get a look and perhaps test drive the new Lenovo/Disney Virtual Reality experience: Star Wars Jedi Challenge. Signed parent/guardian release is required for participants under age 18. Also appearing…Star Wars BB-8 Driod.
COMING THIS SUMMER TO DOVER FREE LIBRARY! The fun begins July 9th for youth ages 3-17. Pick up a free reading logbook any time after school ends and read to earn certificates and rewards. Ask about our Contest for Teens – Great Prizes!
Schedule of events:
July: (Rockin’ Storytime every Monday at 2:30pm; kids up to age 8)
Mon 9th 6pm = Teen Reader Rave ages 13-17 (food, book reviews, games, fun)
Tue 10th 6:30pm = Sing-along Family Movie Night, all ages
Tue 17th 6:30pm = Dover! Just Dance-off (ages 10 and up; teams welcome 1st-3rd place prizes)