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Check here for the latest special events, and other programs that happen once a month.


Every Wednesday: Story Time 10 a.m. New location! Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. This weekly program is designed to jump-start early literacy skills for preschoolers, at the Montague Center Library.

Every Thursday: Playgroup 10a.m. Nurture your child’s social skills and school readiness at our weekly playgroup for preschoolers (older siblings are also welcome)! Opportunities for free and guided play. Montague Center Library. Please note: Playgroup happens outside of the library's normal hours. We have special hours just for this program!

Saturday, January 21: Game Day. Montague Center Library, 10:30a.m.-12:00 p.m. Looking for something fun (and free) to do on a cold January weekend? Play a board or card game from our collection or bring a favorite from home. Designed for families with children but all are welcome!

Week of January 23rd: Grab & Go Bags. SCIENCE: Pine Cone Science. Designed for grades K-4. CRAFT: Snowy Day Tissue Paper Art. While supplies last.


February Grab & Go Bags. SCIENCE: Heart Pump Model. Designed for grades K-4. CRAFT: Valentine Card Kit. While supplies last.

Saturday, February 11: Valentine Card Making. Drop-in to make a card for someone you love at the Carnegie Library. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, February 21: Stuffed Animal Sleepover - Drop-Off, 3:00-5:00p.m. Drop off and register your stuffed animal friend at the Carnegie Library.
Wednesday, February 22: Stuffed Animal Sleepover - Pick-Up, 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m. Pick up your stuffed animal during library hours. Visit our website to see a slideshow of what your friends were up to overnight. monaguepubliclibraries.org

Friday, February 24: Children’s Author Visit. Astrid Sheckels will read her latest picture book, Hector Fox and the Daring Flight (the third adventure in the Hector Fox series) and do a drawing demonstration at the Montague Center Library, 11:00a.m.-12:00p.m.

In case of bad weather programs may be canceled. There are a few ways to check, before heading to the library:


Facebook: Montague Public Libraries



For more info, call the Carnegie Library 201 Avenue A, Turners Falls at 413-863-3214