SPECIAL EVENTS

Mackey in Spring

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

APRIL

  • STORY STROLL: April 19 – 23, Carnegie Library Lawn.
    Families are invited to stroll their way through the book, Different Kinds of Hurt: Isaac’s Story, during the week of school vacation. The bilingual graphic novel is part of a campaign developed by the Mass. Dept. of Mental Health. Copies of the book are available in English in all three Montague Libraries and it Spanish at the Carnegie and Montague Center Libraries.
  • SPANISH CONVERSATION PRACTICE SESSION: Wednesday, April 20, 1:00-2:00pm. Carnegie Library, under the tent.
    Join bilingual specialist, Jan Lamberg, from The Support Network, to learn and/or practice Spanish conversation. All levels welcome. Designed for families but all ages are welcome.
  • SEED START for Children: Friday, April 22 1:00pm. Carnegie Library (on the lawn).
    Celebrate Earth Day by starting some pea seeds! Watch them grow at home and draw what you see. Share your drawings with the library so we can display them in the Children's Room. Local artist, Annaleah Gregoire will be on hand to offer tips on drawing!
    This program is part of the Libraries in the Woods Community Read – The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love by Kristin Kimball. Copies of the book are available at all three Montague Libraries. The program is designed for children and caregivers while the book is geared toward adults.
  • STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER: Carnegie Library. Friday, April 22 3:00-5:00pm Drop off and register your stuffed animal friend at the library. If there is time, you can read them a story. They will spend the night at the library, reading stories, playing games, and probably staying up late! Saturday, April 23 10:30am-12:00pm Pick up your stuffed animal and see a slideshow of what your friends were up to overnight. All stuffed animals must be picked up by noon please!
  • RAIN STICKS Take-and-Make for children: Available the week of April 19th-23rd.

MAY

  • FREE COMIC BOOK DAY for Children and Teens. Saturday, May 7 10:30am-1:30pm. Carnegie Library (on the lawn, under the tent).
    When can you come to the library dressed in a costume? Every day we're open! It's especially fun on Free Comic Book Day, Saturday, May 7th, though. Children and teens are invited to visit the tent on the Carnegie Library lawn to choose a free comic and do a fun craft. It would be - SUPER - if you could join us!
  • SEED PAPER for Children: Saturday, May 21 11:00am. Carnegie Library (on the lawn, under the tent).
    Join us on the Carnegie Library lawn to make seed paper! Seed paper is a special eco-friendly paper made from post-consumer materials embedded with wildflower seeds. Cookie cutters will be available to mold the paper into fun shapes. This program is part of the Libraries in the Woods Community Read – The Dirty Life: A Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love by Kristin Kimball. Copies of the book are available at all three Montague Libraries. The program is designed for children and caregivers while the book is geared toward adults.