Programs for Children


Masterpiece Monday: Paint by Sticker

Monday, June 24th from 10 am to 5:30 pm

Swing by the library to sticker your way to an artistic masterpiece while supplies last. All ages

No registration required.


The Bubble Man

Thursday, June 27 at 10:30 am

The library hosts Mike the Bubble Man who’ll share his one-of-a-kind extravaganza featuring the magical world of bubbles. There will be magic, music, and bubbles like you’ve never seen before. This entertaining show at the First Church in Sterling will combine magic, comedy, and science and is fun for all ages. Summer Reading is here and it’s time to celebrate! After the show, come on over to sign up for our summer program, and check out our selection of books, toys, instruments, and other items to make your summer bubble over with fun. Don’t miss this event - it definitely won’t burst your bubble! Sponsored by the Friends of the Conant Public Library.

No registration required.


Masterpiece Monday: Velvet Art

Monday, July 1st

Stop by to color your very own velvet picture. Available all day while supplies last. All ages.

No registration required.


Masterpiece Monday: Color Your Own Stickers

Monday, July 8th from 10 am - 5:30 pm

Swing by to color your own stickers while supplies last. All ages. 

No registration required.


Beaded Frog Keychain for Kids

Tuesday, July 9th at 2 pm

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to create their own beaded frog keychain. These adorable frogs will make a great backpack pet.

Registration is required - Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register.


Family Trivia Night

Wednesday, July 10th at 6:30 pm

Calling all trivia lovers: It’s family trivia night! Gather your closest friends and family to create your own super team and show off your collective knowledge.

Registration is required - Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register your team.


Masterpiece Monday: Suncatchers

Monday, July 15th from 11 am - 3 pm

This week we will be making suncatchers! Come by to paint your own dazzling creations. Available while supplies last. All ages.

No registration required.


Adopt a Pet (Stuffed Animal)

Tuesday, July 16th from 10 am - 12 pm

Kids of all ages are invited to the Conant Public Library on Tuesday, July 16th to adopt a new (stuffed animal) pet to bring home. Each pet will come with its own adoption certificate.

Time slot specific registration is required - Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register.


Summer Snack Bags

Starts Monday, July 22nd

These summer snack bags are out of this world! Kids of all ages are invited to pick up a snack bag - filled with themed snacks, facts and book suggestions. Available while supplies last

No registration required.


Scavenger Hunt

Monday, July 22nd - Saturday, July 27th

Children of all ages are invited to search for a selection of picture book characters from our 100 Books of Summer. Those that locate all 10 will earn a water bottle sticker.

No registration required.


Masterpiece Monday: Ceramic Painting

Monday, July 22nd from 2 pm - 4 pm

Kids are invited to paint ceramic figurines outside on the side lawn, weather permitting. In the case of inclement weather, this program will be moved to Tuesday, July 23rd between 2 pm and 4 pm. Available while supplies last. All ages.

No registration required.


Masterpiece Monday: Play Dough Playdate

Monday, July 29th from 11 am - 3 pm

Swing by the library to explore and create masterpieces made out of play dough. Available while supplies last. All ages.

No registration required.


Kids DIY Ice Cream

Wednesday, July 31st at 4:30 pm

Celebrate the hot summer weather by making simple refreshing ice cream! Kids ages 7 and up are invited to make (and eat!) their own individual servings of vanilla ice cream.

Registration is required. Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register.


Bubble Mania

Thursday, August 1st from 10 am - 11:30 am

Kids of all ages are invited to create, catch, play, and dance with bubbles. Bubble Mania will take place outside on the side lawn, weather permitting.

No registration required.


Kids Scavenger Hunt

Monday, August 5th - Saturday, August 10th

Children of all ages are invited to search for a selection of picture book characters from our 100 Books of Summer. Those that locate all 10 will earn a water bottle sticker.

No registration required.


Masterpiece Monday: Air Dry Clay

Monday, August 5th from 11 am - 3 pm

Kids of all ages are invited to make miniature air dry clay creations. Available while supplies last.

No registration required.


Paint & Popsicles

Tuesday, August 6th from 10 am - 12 pm

Dress for mess and join us on the side lawn as we paint with non-traditional items including paint filled water balloons! Beat the heat with a popsicle while your painting dries. Rain date Thursday, August 8th from 10 am to 12 pm. Please call the library if the weather is questionable.

No registration required.


Watercolors

Wednesday, August 7th from 10 am - 12 pm

Come by to create beautiful watercolor paintings. All ages.

No registration required.


Wicked Good Henna

Wednesday, August 7th from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Youths ages 6 to 18 are invited to have their hands adorned with beautiful patterns by Henna Artist Mandy Roberge. Celebrate the end of our summer reading programming with a real artist. It’s a great time to come in and report your reading hours, too - get those tickets entered into the raffles, which must be in by the following day. Starting at 5:25 kids may line up to be given a number, and Mandy will see them in that order as time allows.

No registration required.


STEAM Paper Plate Roller Coasters

Thursday, August 8th from 2 pm - 4 pm

Kids of all ages are invited to drop and build their own roller coasters using Keva blocks, paper plates, paper towel rolls, and more. Once their creation is complete they can test, modify, and retest their designs using marbles.

No registration required.


Masterpiece Monday: Bean Art

Monday, August 12th from 10 am - 4 pm

Kids of all ages are invited to express their creativity by designing pictures or mosaics using beans. Available while supplies last.

No registration required.


DIY Musical Instruments for Kids

Tuesday, August 13th at 2 pm

Kids ages 7 and up are invited to make bottle cap shakers and rubber band guitars out of recycled materials in honor of this year’s summer reading theme, “Read, Renew, Repeat”.

Registration is required - Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register.


Beaded Pikachu Backpack Pet

Wednesday, August 14th at 4 pm

Kids ages 8 and up are invited to create a cute Pikachu backpack pet out of beads.

Registration is required - Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register. 


Masterpiece Monday: Tissue Paper Art

Monday, August 19th from 10 am - 7:30 pm

Swing by to create beautiful artwork out of colorful tissue paper. All ages.

No registration required. 


Masterpiece Monday: Beaded Pipe Cleaner Bracelets

Monday, August 26th from 10 am - 4 pm

Kids of all ages are invited to make colorful bracelets using our collection of pipe cleaners and beads.

No registration required.