July 2019

(Monday)

THE SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The Library needs volunteers aged 11 & up (or going into 6th grade in the fall) during the summer to put away books, help prepare arts & crafts projects, & assist with the younger kids’ programs. Volunteers generally work one hour a week. If you are interested, pick up an application form & return it to the Children’s Department (NOT the Circulation Desk, please!) by June 25th at the latest.
All volunteers must attend a training session, unless they have been volunteering at the Library during the school year. Training sessions last about 2 hours. Please sign up for one when you return your signed volunteer form!

Outdoor Art: Splatter Painting!

1:30pm

Mess meets masterpiece on the library lawn!

Learn about famous artist Jackson Pollock and his fun painting style, and then head outside to make your own drip paintings on the lawn! Click below to register.

(Tuesday)

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different  theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! Please click below for more information and to register.

Adult Anime Club

5:00pm - 7:45pm

GALAXY T-SHIRT PAINTING

6:30pm

Paint your own clothes at the library!

See below for more information. Registration required.

(Wednesday)

Table-top Games Club

1:30pm - 5:00pm

(Thursday)

D & D for Beginners!

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Learn how to play D & D!

Experienced players will teach you how to roll up a character and how to play!

(Friday)

Ludlow in Legos!

10:00am - 11:00am

Help us with our dream: to build Ludlow out of Legos!

Please click below to register.

Ludlow in Legos!

10:00am - 11:00am

Help us with our dream: to build Ludlow out of Legos!

Please click below to register.

(Monday)

THE SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The Library needs volunteers aged 11 & up (or going into 6th grade in the fall) during the summer to put away books, help prepare arts & crafts projects, & assist with the younger kids’ programs. Volunteers generally work one hour a week. If you are interested, pick up an application form & return it to the Children’s Department (NOT the Circulation Desk, please!) by June 25th at the latest.
All volunteers must attend a training session, unless they have been volunteering at the Library during the school year. Training sessions last about 2 hours. Please sign up for one when you return your signed volunteer form!

Storytime for 3 - 5 year olds

10:00am

Monday morning storytime!

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things they do at different times of the day. The session runs 5 weeks.

Each storytime includes about 30 minutes of stories, finger-plays, songs and games related to that week’s theme, followed by a craft project and a snack; the total storytime runs approximately 60 minutes.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of 3-5 year olds. If your child is younger than 3 or may not be up for sitting and listening to 4-5 stories with 1-2 song or game breaks in between, you may want to consider our storytime for 2-3 year olds, which runs on Wednedays at 10am, or our Kangaroo Time program, which runs on Thursdays at 10am.  If your child is in elementary school, you may also consider our afterschool program for 5-8 year olds on Thurdsay afternoons at 4pm

 

Please click below to register.

COOKING FOR KIDS!

3:00pm

Even little kids can learn how to create snacks that will satisfy both their tastes and their parents' health preferences! Safe, no-bake recipes that even preschoolers can do will be followed by eating the results!

Sketchy Ato

3:00pm - 5:00pm

For kids who like to draw manga & more!

Drop-in with your sketch pad, grab one of the teen section’s comfy chairs, draw anything you want including manga, comics, western, & etc., work on a group story, and/or share your art (if you want) with fellow art maniacs! For middle & high schoolers

(Tuesday)

T-Shirt Painting for kids

1:30pm

Decorate your favorite shirt w/fabric paints! You bring what you want to decorate, the Library will provide the paint. For ages 4 & up. Registration required; please click below to register.

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different  theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! Please click below for more information and to register.

Adult Anime Club

5:00pm - 7:45pm

Hubcon Planning Group

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Help make our 5th annual Con awesome!

The Hubbard Library hosts an anime/scifi Convention every summer, & we need help planning & preparing for it! Meetings will take place every other month during the winter & early spring, and then every month as the Con gets closer (mid-July 2018). Please click below to register.

Oh and Snacks! There will be snacks!

(Wednesday)

Story-and-Play for 2-3 year olds

10:00am

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things children do at different times of the day. The 45 minute storytime includes 15 minutes for free play, 15 minutes of stories, fingerplays & songs, and 15 minutes of craft and snacktime. The session runs 5 weeks.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of toddlers. If your child is older than 3 or has a greater capacity for sitting and listening to stories you may want to consider our storytime for 3-5 year olds, which runs on Mondays at 10am. 

Please click below to register.

 

 

Table-top Games Club

1:30pm - 5:00pm

Make Glow-in-the-Dark Slime!

3:00pm

SLIME ATTACK AT THE LIBRARY!

We're making glow-in-the-dark slime to go with our space theme this summer at the library!

Please click below to register.

(Thursday)

KANGAROO TIME!

10:00am - 10:30am

KANGAROO TIME FOR BOUNCY KIDS!

A program especially for the wiggliest little ones! Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire six-week session.

Anime Club

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Anime at the Library!

A club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below to register.

Ready-To-Read Storytime for 5 - 8 year olds

4:00pm

An afterschool storytime especially for big kids!

Children who have entered grade school journey towards being readers, but they still love listening to stories! This program is designed to support your emergent reader by sharing a sample of stories & series that are geared toward various levels of early readers, & get them excited to use their new reading skills on the sequels later! 

Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire five-week session.

Bedtime Stories

6:30pm

Bedtime stories at the library!

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(Friday)

Ludlow in Legos!

10:00am - 11:00am

Help us with our dream: to build Ludlow out of Legos!

Please click below to register.

Ludlow in Legos!

10:00am - 11:00am

Help us with our dream: to build Ludlow out of Legos!

Please click below to register.

Robot Wars!

12:00pm

Robot Wars!

12:00pm

(Monday)

THE SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The Library needs volunteers aged 11 & up (or going into 6th grade in the fall) during the summer to put away books, help prepare arts & crafts projects, & assist with the younger kids’ programs. Volunteers generally work one hour a week. If you are interested, pick up an application form & return it to the Children’s Department (NOT the Circulation Desk, please!) by June 25th at the latest.
All volunteers must attend a training session, unless they have been volunteering at the Library during the school year. Training sessions last about 2 hours. Please sign up for one when you return your signed volunteer form!

Storytime for 3 - 5 year olds

10:00am

Monday morning storytime!

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things they do at different times of the day. The session runs 5 weeks.

Each storytime includes about 30 minutes of stories, finger-plays, songs and games related to that week’s theme, followed by a craft project and a snack; the total storytime runs approximately 60 minutes.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of 3-5 year olds. If your child is younger than 3 or may not be up for sitting and listening to 4-5 stories with 1-2 song or game breaks in between, you may want to consider our storytime for 2-3 year olds, which runs on Wednedays at 10am, or our Kangaroo Time program, which runs on Thursdays at 10am.  If your child is in elementary school, you may also consider our afterschool program for 5-8 year olds on Thurdsay afternoons at 4pm

 

Please click below to register.

(Tuesday)

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different  theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! Please click below for more information and to register.

Adult Anime Club

5:00pm - 7:45pm

Teen Karaoke Night!

5:00pm - 8:00pm

SING YOUR HEART OUT!

If you love to sing, we've got a night for you!

Click below to register!

(Wednesday)

Story-and-Play for 2-3 year olds

10:00am

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things children do at different times of the day. The 45 minute storytime includes 15 minutes for free play, 15 minutes of stories, fingerplays & songs, and 15 minutes of craft and snacktime. The session runs 5 weeks.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of toddlers. If your child is older than 3 or has a greater capacity for sitting and listening to stories you may want to consider our storytime for 3-5 year olds, which runs on Mondays at 10am. 

Please click below to register.

 

 

Table-top Games Club

1:30pm - 5:00pm

Sewing 101: Make Pull-String Bags

3:00pm

Beginner sewing!

JoAnn Fabrics' staff will teach you how to create a pull-string bag using the library's new sewing machines! All materials will be provided! This event is full.

This project was brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, grant #LS-00-16-0022-18.

Sewing 101: Make Pull-String Bags

3:00pm

Beginner sewing!

JoAnn Fabrics' staff will teach you how to create a pull-string bag using the library's new sewing machines! All materials will be provided! Please click below to register.

This project was brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, grant #LS-00-16-0022-18.

(Thursday)

KANGAROO TIME!

10:00am - 10:30am

KANGAROO TIME FOR BOUNCY KIDS!

A program especially for the wiggliest little ones! Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire six-week session.

Anime Club

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Anime at the Library!

A club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below to register.

Ready-To-Read Storytime for 5 - 8 year olds

4:00pm

An afterschool storytime especially for big kids!

Children who have entered grade school journey towards being readers, but they still love listening to stories! This program is designed to support your emergent reader by sharing a sample of stories & series that are geared toward various levels of early readers, & get them excited to use their new reading skills on the sequels later! 

Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire five-week session.

3D & Robotics Makerspace Madness!

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Check out some supercool new tech at the library!

Give the library's new tech toy collection a test drive, with experienced techies to guide you through how to make everything go! Space is limited; register and find out more below. Space is limited; register and find out more below.

3D & Robotics Makerspace Madness!

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Check out some supercool new tech at the library!

Give the library's new tech toy collection a test drive, with experienced techies to guide you through how to make everything go! Space is limited; register and find out more below.

(Friday)

Ludlow in Legos!

10:00am - 11:00am

Help us with our dream: to build Ludlow out of Legos!

Please click below to register.

Ludlow in Legos!

10:00am - 11:00am

Help us with our dream: to build Ludlow out of Legos!

Please click below to register.

Story Yoga!

10:30am

Yoga is perfect for preschoolers!

Simple yoga poses & stories are woven together to create a fun, interactive program! 

 Please click below to register.

Sponsored by Pathways for Parents.

Movie: Dumbo

1:00pm

(Monday)

THE SUMMER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

The Library needs volunteers aged 11 & up (or going into 6th grade in the fall) during the summer to put away books, help prepare arts & crafts projects, & assist with the younger kids’ programs. Volunteers generally work one hour a week. If you are interested, pick up an application form & return it to the Children’s Department (NOT the Circulation Desk, please!) by June 25th at the latest.
All volunteers must attend a training session, unless they have been volunteering at the Library during the school year. Training sessions last about 2 hours. Please sign up for one when you return your signed volunteer form!

Storytime for 3 - 5 year olds

10:00am

Monday morning storytime!

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things they do at different times of the day. The session runs 5 weeks.

Each storytime includes about 30 minutes of stories, finger-plays, songs and games related to that week’s theme, followed by a craft project and a snack; the total storytime runs approximately 60 minutes.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of 3-5 year olds. If your child is younger than 3 or may not be up for sitting and listening to 4-5 stories with 1-2 song or game breaks in between, you may want to consider our storytime for 2-3 year olds, which runs on Wednedays at 10am, or our Kangaroo Time program, which runs on Thursdays at 10am.  If your child is in elementary school, you may also consider our afterschool program for 5-8 year olds on Thurdsay afternoons at 4pm

 

Please click below to register.

Shark Soap Making!

1:30pm

Soap Making for Kids!

The Youth Room kicks off its celebration of Shark Week with a fun workshop for kids ages 6 & up & their grown-ups!

Please click below for more information and to register.

 

 

 

Sketchy Ato

3:00pm - 5:00pm

For kids who like to draw manga & more!

Drop-in with your sketch pad, grab one of the teen section’s comfy chairs, draw anything you want including manga, comics, western, & etc., work on a group story, and/or share your art (if you want) with fellow art maniacs! For middle & high schoolers

"AQUARIUM" SOAP-MAKING FOR YAs!

3:30pm

Make cool "aquarium" soaps for yourself or to give as gifts in this workshop just for young adults.

Space is limited, please click below for more information and to register.

(Tuesday)

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different  theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! Please click below for more information and to register.

Adult Anime Club

5:00pm - 7:45pm

(Wednesday)

Story-and-Play for 2-3 year olds

10:00am

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things children do at different times of the day. The 45 minute storytime includes 15 minutes for free play, 15 minutes of stories, fingerplays & songs, and 15 minutes of craft and snacktime. The session runs 5 weeks.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of toddlers. If your child is older than 3 or has a greater capacity for sitting and listening to stories you may want to consider our storytime for 3-5 year olds, which runs on Mondays at 10am. 

Please click below to register.

 

 

Shark Attack Photoshop Class

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Learn to make crazy photo-edited images!

Thanks to a LSTA grant, the library has some cool new photo-editing software. This class is for kids & teens to learn how to use it!

Class size is limited to four, please click below to register.

Shark Attack Photoshop Class

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Learn to make crazy photo-edited images!

Thanks to a LSTA grant, the library has some cool new photo-editing software. This class is for kids & teens to learn how to use it!

Class size is limited to four, please click below to register.

Table-top Games Club

1:30pm - 5:00pm

Make Shark Stickers

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Make Shark Stickers

3:00pm - 5:00pm

(Thursday)

KANGAROO TIME!

10:00am - 10:30am

KANGAROO TIME FOR BOUNCY KIDS!

A program especially for the wiggliest little ones! Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire six-week session.

Anime Club

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Anime at the Library!

A club for Tweens & Teens ("T & T") who are fans of anime & manga! Meet every Friday to watch & talk about anime - with free snacks! 

Please click below to register.

Ready-To-Read Storytime for 5 - 8 year olds

4:00pm

An afterschool storytime especially for big kids!

Children who have entered grade school journey towards being readers, but they still love listening to stories! This program is designed to support your emergent reader by sharing a sample of stories & series that are geared toward various levels of early readers, & get them excited to use their new reading skills on the sequels later! 

Please note that when you register, you are signing up for the entire five-week session.

Shark Tooth Jewelry for Young Adults

5:00pm

Make a shark tooth necklace!

Happy Hour Book Club

6:45pm - 7:55pm

Family program: The Legacy of Apollo

7:00pm

Learn about the first landing on the moon 50 years ago!

Please click below to register.

(Friday)

Ludlow in Legos!

10:00am - 11:00am

Help us with our dream: to build Ludlow out of Legos!

Please click below to register.

Ludlow in Legos!

10:00am - 11:00am

Help us with our dream: to build Ludlow out of Legos!

Please click below to register.

SHARK BINGO!

1:00pm

Shark Week 2017 is here, and we've got bingo to celebrate it!

Fun for the whole family; the registration for this event is closed as the event is full.

(Monday)

Ice Cream Making!

1:30pm

We will make ice-cream using only ice, rock salt, plastic Ziploc bags and simple but tasty ingredients! Registration is required; please click below to register.

(Tuesday)

Pop Culture Collective

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Unite for an afternoon of broad-spectrum fandom! Each week will have a different  theme - anime, Pokemon, Steven Universe, Star Wars, cosplay, superheroes, & more - discuss, play, watch, and geek out! Please click below for more information and to register.

Adult Anime Club

5:00pm - 7:45pm

Cosplay Creation Class

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Make the costume you've always dreamed of!

Thanks to an LSTA grant, we now have all sorts of handy tools and machines that you can use to create some great cosplay! Please bring the basics of your costume with you (fabric, plans); we'll provide the sewing machines, Bedazzler, glue guns, grommet fastener, and more!

Please click below to register.

(Wednesday)

Story-and-Play for 2-3 year olds

10:00am

Children will enjoy stories, games, songs, and crafts about the things children do at different times of the day. The 45 minute storytime includes 15 minutes for free play, 15 minutes of stories, fingerplays & songs, and 15 minutes of craft and snacktime. The session runs 5 weeks.

This program is crafted specifically for the attention span and interest level of toddlers. If your child is older than 3 or has a greater capacity for sitting and listening to stories you may want to consider our storytime for 3-5 year olds, which runs on Mondays at 10am. 

Please click below to register.

 

 

Table-top Games Club

1:30pm - 5:00pm