Holiday hours: The libraries will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday November 22 and be closed all day on Thanksgiving Day. Regular hours resume on Friday November 24.

Book Groups & Other Clubs

Kids Read

download Drop in for Kids Read, a book group for kids in grades 2 & 3, which meets on the last Friday of the month, October – June. We meet in the Craft Room from 4:00-5:00 p.m. to discuss that months book, have some fun and also talk about what we’re reading on our own. Copies of the book are at the Circulation Desk. Light refreshments will be served.

The Reading Club

large_open_book The Reading Club (TRC) is a book group for kids in 4th and 5th grade with an adult. It meets on the first Monday of the month, October – June. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk for you to check out about one month before each meeting. Both adults and children should read the book then drop-in to enjoy the discussion. Light refreshments will be served.

Books and Bites

book-club-clipart-stacks-books Join us for Books & Bites, our middle school book group for kids in grades 6 and up. Parents are welcome. Both kids and adults should read the book and then drop in to join the discussion. We’ll also talk about everything else we’re reading and decide which book to discuss next. Participants are encouraged to bring a question they have about the book, an interesting fact about the author or other trivia related to the book to share with the group. Light refreshments will be served.

Lego Club
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Join our monthly LEGO Club for school age children in Kindergarten and up. Meeting on the first Wednesday of the month in the Craft Room from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Drop by to design and build your own creations using our LEGOs. Since LEGOs may pose a choking hazard, DUPLO bricks will be available in the Storyhour room for children under 5 years old. Participation at the LEGO Club will be on a first come, first serve basis and the group may be limited due to the size of our Craft Room.

Chess Club

Meets the second Thursday of the month from 6:30 – 7:30 in the Children’s Room. A fun-filled evening of chess for kids over the age of 6! Come to play with a friend or meet a new partner. Volunteer chess players from Wellesley High School Chess Club will be on hand for anyone who wants some instruction and tips. No need to sign-up for this informal and fun chess club which meets on the second Thursday of each month. Parent participation is welcome. Please sign up if you would like to receive email reminders of these events.