August 10, 2019 - August 17, 2019 @ Large sign facing Library
August 12, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Story Time RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Pre-School Palooza for children ages 3-6 years old will promote Kindergarten readiness and set a foundation for a future of strong reading while developing fine motor skills. Children who are ready to do so may attend independently. Caregivers are still welcome to attend. Adults who choose not to attend the program, must remain inside the library building during the storytime. Each session will feature a different theme using picture books, music and movement and a craft activity.
August 12, 2019, 4:00 PM - 4:40 PM @ Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Join Michael as he defies gravity by swinging Chinese meteors, juggles the rings of Saturn, and takes everyone on a journey out of this world with his amazing Flying Saucers! Michael’s Cosmic Juggling Show is a 45 minute up-close and intimate, fun program for children and families. The show will encourage kids to learn about space exploration as part of the A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program while sharing the fun and amazing world of juggling arts. Sponsored by the Friends of the Needham Public Library in support of the 2019 Summer Reading Program A Universe of Stories.
August 12, 2019, 4:45 PM - 5:30 PM @ Community RoomNeedham Free Public Library
Professional balloon artist Edward Dugan will create “Out of This World” space balloon hats, animals and other assorted twists. His giveaways launch laughter, frivolity, and just plain fun. Sponsored by the Friends of the Needham Public Library in support of the 2019 Summer Reading Program A Universe of Stories.
August 12, 2019, 7:00 PM
August 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Community RoomNeedham Public Library
Join Sarah Gardner and bring your little ones to play instruments, sing & dance along. Become part of our little library band! Funding for Music Enrichment Programs provided by the Friends of the Needham Public Library.
August 13, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Community RoomNeedham Public Library
August 13, 2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Community Room Needham Free Public Library
Brash space adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the quarry of relentless bounty hunters after he steals an orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain. To evade Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with four disparate misfits: gun-toting Rocket Raccoon, treelike-humanoid Groot, enigmatic Gamora, and vengeance-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when he discovers the orb’s true power and the cosmic threat it poses, Quill must rally his ragtag group to save the universe. Sponsored by the Needham Free Public Library.
August 13, 2019, 7:00 PM
August 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Community Room
Needham Free Public Library
Dance, jump, and sing along to the infectious music of Stacey Peasley! Stacey Peasley has performed before audiences and been a professional singer for over 20 years. Lately her audiences are enthusiastic kids and families. A teacher for ten years, Stacey is thrilled to combine her love of children and music into a lively act that engages kids and creates memorable and fun sing-along songs. For ages 2-5 and their families..Funding for Music Enrichment Programs provided by the Friends of the Needham Public Library.
August 14, 2019, 7:00 PM
August 14, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Charles River Room
Trustees of Memorial Park
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
PSAB – Charles River Room
August 15, 2019 - August 30, 2019
August 15, 2019, 8:30 AM
August 15, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Community Room
Needham Free Public Library
This is a drop-in program for preschool aged children 2 years old and up. Adults and children will sing, clap, and enjoy movement songs. Adults are required to attend with the child. Please arrive on time.Funding for Music Enrichment Programs provided by the Friends of the Needham Public Library.
August 16, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM @ Community Room Needham Free Public Library
In this animated film, space adventurer Buzz Lightyear loses his partner during a mission and resolves to never jeopardize another person's life again. But Buzz's commander, Nebula, finds him a replacement anyway: Princess Mira Nova. Meanwhile, Buzz's nemesis, nefarious Emperor Zurg, plots to steal the Uni-mind, a valuable device that facilitates the little green men's collective thought process; without it, the whole race is useless. Sponsored by the Needham Free Public Library, in support of A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program.
August 17, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Craft RoomChildren's Room
This month: Decorate Star Wars Cookies! All Ages. All materials provided. . Families are invited to the Children’s Room where together they can explore an arts/crafts project, work on a construction assignment and play games that enhance literacy, logic or math skills. All ages are welcome. This will be an ongoing event on the third Saturday of every month from 10-11:30 AM, during the school year.
August 17, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Community Room Needham Free Public Library
Drop in anytime throughout the afternoon to join us for a movie viewing of Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2 (PG-13, 2 hours, 16 minutes), as well as activities and prize drawings for Summer Reading Grand Prizes!! Similar to last summer, snacks and drinks will be provided to attendees. Young Adult Summer Reading Program Participants do not need to be present for the drawings to still be eligible for prizes.Sponsored by the Friends of the Needham Public Library, in support of A Universe of Stories Teen/'Tween Summer Reading Program.