Acton Memorial Library
Children's Events - June 2019
Summer hours begin on Monday, June 24. Summer hours are as follows:

                      Monday - Thursday        9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
                      Friday                              9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
                      Saturday                          9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
                      Sunday                             CLOSED

Summer Reading Program begins on June 20!

The child reading independently and the family reading together are invited to join in the program for a rich and rewarding summer. Pick up your reading logbook at the library beginning on June 20th.

Call 978-929-6655, ext 4 or stop by the Children's Department for more information.

Book Sale


Preview Sale
Limited to Friends' members*
Friday, May 31, 7 to 9 p.m.**

Book Sale
Saturday, June 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Half-Price Day
Sunday, June 2, 2 to 3 p.m.

Gently used hardcovers, paperbacks, and audiovisual items for children and adults.

The Friends of the Acton Libraries supports Memorial, Citizens and Acton/Boxborough School Libraries.

*People may join the Friends at the door
**The library is not open for other services at this time.
Drop-in Story Times

Thursdays 10 a.m.
June 6 & June 13

Fridays 10:30 to 12
beginning on June 28


Ages 3 to 7

No registration required.
Family Movie Night


Friday June 21
7 to 9 p.m.

The citizens of Berk face a dragon trafficker who threatens their peace, dragons, and friendships in the final installment of the fantasy trilogy.

Rated PG.

One adult must remain at the library with each family group for the duration of the program. The library is not open for other services.
Friday Morning Players

If you are a kid who:
  • likes to work with others
  • is going into Grades 5-8
  • wants to practice being in front of an audience


THEN  you can be a Friday Morning Player!  




What: AML Drama Program. Rehearse a short pl ay. Present it the same day, scripts in hand
Where :  AML
When :   Friday mornings at 9 a.m. (June 28 - August 9)
How : Sign-up for one Friday or all 8.

Registration is required. For more information, call the Children's Department at 978-929-6655, ext. 4 or stop by to speak with a children's librarian.
Ed Morgan
Live Music for Kids
 
June 3 & June 17
3:30 to 4:15 p.m.

Bring your kids to dance and sing along!
Lego Club    
 
June 6
2:30 to 4 p.m.

Ages 4 and up

You bring your imagination, we provide the Legos!
Come Read to Molly
Wednesdays at
4:15 to 5:15 p.m.

June 5,19 & 26

Make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Molly, a super cute Labradoodle and good listener.

Preregistration is required. 
Call 978-929-6655, ext.4
Family Games
June 13
2:30 to 4 p.m.

The library's collection of games is at the disposal of library users ages 6 to 12 and their families. 
Read Aloud Book Groups
 
Tuesdays 
beginning June 25

Grades 1 & 2 - 9:30 a.m.
Grades 3 & 4 - 11 a.m.

Registration is required. Call the Children's Department (978-929-6655, ext. 4) after June 5 for more information. 
New Books
   

Click here for a list of new 
books in the Children's Department.
Acton's participation in the 2019 nationwide Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the following organizations:
  • Acton Memorial Library
  • Massachusetts Library System
  • Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
  • Friends of the Acton Libraries
  • Acton Memorial Library Foundation
  • Acton-Boxborough Cultural Council
  • Boston Bruins
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