Book Groups & Other Clubs
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
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
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.
Magic and More
Relax with friends after a long week of school and join us in the Youth room to play Magic the Gathering and other games. Join our local experts and learn to play, get advice, and face off in a few friendly games! Bring your decks, or borrow ours if you are just learning to play. All are welcome! Meets the first and third Saturday of the month from 2:00 – 4:00 in the Quigley Youth Room.
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.
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.
Knot Just for Knitters
Join us one Sunday a month in the Children’s Room from 2:00 – 3:00 to learn the art of knitting, crocheting and other yarn work. Bring your own or use something from our stash of yarn.
For kids ages 7-17 and their grown-ups who are involved in or wish to know more about the art of knitting or crochet. Open to knitters and crocheters of all skill levels, especially absolute beginners.