Programs for Kids

Stories and Play

Tuesday Preschool Storytime

Our preschool storytimes are on hold while we work to prepare our space to welcome storytime friends in person/hybrid with virtual access!

Play to Learn Playgroup each Wednesday at 1

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 1-2 PM Rockport Public Library Children’s Room

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 1-2 PM Rockport Public Library Children’s Room

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 1-2 PM Rockport Public Library Children’s Room

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 1-2 PM Rockport Public Library Children’s Room

This caregiver-and-child group will meet weekly to share stories, songs and sensory activities. Families may join in person or via Zoom. Siblings welcome! Please register using the links above as our capacity is limited.

Play to Learn Zoom Playgroups are made possible through the collaboration of the Rockport Library and Pathways for Children and funded through the MA Department of Early Education

Thursday Bedtime Stories (online)

Each Thursday at 7 PM Miss Emily will read a restful picture book and share the video on YouTube and Facebook.

First Chapter Fridays (online)

Every Friday morning Miss Emily will read the first chapter of a middle grade book from the library’s collection and share the video on YouTube and Facebook.

Create

Saturday Craft

On Saturdays we craft at the library! Stop by anytime to do a different self-guided craft or process art project at the art table in the children’s room.

Mosaic Suncatcher Workshop

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 4-5 PM – ON ZOOM

Make a mosaic glass suncatcher with Leslie Doherty of Ways of Color! Please register to reserve a kit and receive a Zoom link. Free kits available for pickup at the main desk of the library.

Tween Writer’s Workshop

Monday, April 4, 2022 4:30- 5:30 PM- Rockport Public Library Trustees Room

Monday, April 11, 2022 4:30- 5:30 PM- Rockport Public Library Trustees Room

Monday, April 25, 2022 4:30- 5:30 PM- Rockport Public Library Trustees Room

Monday, May 2, 2022 4:30- 5:30 PM- Rockport Public Library Trustees Room

Monday, May 9, 2022 4:30- 5:30 PM- Rockport Public Library Trustees Room

Introducing our new writing group for kids aged 9-12! Come write with Ms Nicky! We will be having some fun with creative writing as we all create and illustrate our own stories. You can write your own comic, poem, mystery or whatever you like! All writers will be given their own writing journal. Please register at the links above.

 

April Vacation Fun

Take Home Lego Challenge

April 19-21. 2022- At Home

We are having another take-home LEGO challenge! This time let’s build SPACESHIPS! Please register at the link above to reserve your free kit. Pick it up from the library, build your creation at home and we will display it in the library upstairs hallway LEGO display case. Kits available while supplies last.

Let’s Make Slime!

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 3- 4 PM- Rockport Public Library Brenner Room

Join Miss Emily to make your own ball of squishy non-toxic slime in a color of your choice! All materials provided. Use the link above to reserve your spot.