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Busy, spooky October at Grafton Public Library

Busy, spooky October at Grafton Public Library
Ghost stories, LEGO, yoga, and… goats? There is something for everyone in October in the children’s room of the Grafton Public Library!
  On Saturday, October 1st, the Tumblebus will be parked at the Grafton Public Library. Tumblebus is a fully padded converted school bus that is filled with gymnastics equipment to provide a safe and fun environment for children ages 2-7. This program is drop-in, first come, first served. Only a small group of children will be allowed to enter the Tumblebus at a time.
  Ms. Kayla from Apple Tree Arts will visit the Library for a Music and Movement program for children aged two and up on Monday October 3rd at 10:30am. Registration is required. 
  Join us for storytime every week in October! Drop in for Library Babies on Tuesdays at 9:15am or Toddler Time, for walkers through age three, on Wednesdays at 9:15am. Preschool Storytime is held on Thursdays at 9:15am. Registration is required.
  On Wednesday, October 12th at 3:30pm, join us at the Willard House & Clock Museum for a special storytime and a tour of the museum’s beautiful grounds.  This program is for preschoolers ages three through five. Registration is required.
  Young Scientists, the STEAM storytime run by STEM Beginnings, returns in October. Children aged three through six will learn STEAM concepts through hands-on activities, story time and simple experiments. Young Scientist starts on Friday, October 7th at 10:30am. Registration is required. 
  The “Young Scientists” series is sponsored by the YMCA Family & Community Partnership (YFCP), a Massachusetts Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) Grant program funded by the Department of Early Education & Care and awarded to the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.
  Older kids can join us for Comic Creator Club or join one of the three Bookworms book discussion groups.  All four programs meet on Tuesday, October 11th.  Please adhere to age requirements when registering. See to see what books each age group will be reading this month. Books can be picked up at the library.
  Feeling creative? Drop-in to LEGO Brickbuilders every Tuesday in October from 3:30-4:30pm.  Feeling artistic? Drop in and create autumnal art on Tuesday, October 18th and Thursday, October 20th from 5:30-7:00pm. 
Join us for a week’s work of wellness events, partially funded from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in partnership with the Coalition for a Healthy Greater Worcester. Mindfulness and Yoga for Kids will be held on Wednesday, October 19th at 4:00pm. Join us for a Children’s Movement class on Saturday, October 22nd, at 10:30am. Both programs are for children aged six through ten. Registration is required. Drop by the library on Saturday, October 29th to feed and cuddle baby goats. This drop-in program is for all ages. Please note–only a handful of people will be allowed to enter the goat pen at a time.
The library will be celebrating the spooky season all month long!  Drop in to create a monstrous craft on Tuesday, October 25th from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. We’ll be telling Ghost Stories on Thursday, October 27th at 6:00pm. We will dim the lights and gather around our campfire to hear some tales to give you chills!
  On Halloween, Trick or Treat at the Library! Celebrate the spookiest holiday by stopping by the Grafton Public Library on October 31 to pick up special Halloween treats. Visit each desk for a unique treat. Treats will be allergen free.