Children

Summer Happenings
 
Babysitter Job Fair
Saturday, June 24 from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Are you a sitter looking for clients? Then add your name to our babysitter contact list and join us at the job fair. To add your name to the contact list which we will hand out to parents looking for babysitters, please call the library at 508-865-8752 or email Shannon Duffy (Youth Services Librarian) at sduffy@cwmars.org and provide your name, preferred contact information for the list (phone and/or e-mail), and any credentials you would like included (i.e., any babysitting classes taken or certifications received, years of babysitting service, etc.) for this list.
 
Plant Nights! 

Registration Required- Space is Limited
Thursday July 20 and Tuesday August 15 at 6:30 pm

For adults and teens 12 years and up
We are literally going to Build a Better World! Come make your own terrarium with plants, rocks, soil, and more! All supplies are provided. 

A Harry Potter Murder Mystery
Registration Required- Space is Limited
Monday, July 31 from 6-8 PM
Ages 10 and up
Are you ready for a Harry Potter themed murder mystery event where you get to play an integral part in the mystery story? Join us in the library after hours, while you act out your role and try to discover who other than You-Know-Who has committed  murder. Please register by July 17th if you would like a role in the murder mystery story and please include your e-mail address when your register. We will e-mail you your character’s name and storyline prior to the day of the event.
Funded by the Friends of the Sutton Library.

Zombie Apocalooza!
Friday, August 11 from 6-8 PM
Ages 13 and up
Fan of the Walking Dead or just really like Braaaaaains? Join us for snacks, games, and did I mention… Braaaains? Doesn’t matter if you are uninfected or decomposing (seriously, feel free to dress up and may the best corpse win!), everyone will surly have an infectiously good time!
Funded by the Friends of the Sutton Library.

Guest Performers
 

Makey Makey Inventors Workshop

Registration Required-Space is Limited

Saturday, June 24 at 12:30 PM
Ages 8 and up.
The "Makey Makey" (makeymakey.com), invented by graduate students at MIT, is a small circuit board that connects to a computer and lets you invent your own keyboard with anything that conducts electricity. Use bananas to play a virtual piano or band instruments! Use a pencil and PlayDoh to make a controller for a computer game! Various conductive materials will be provided to get everyone started, but kids are encouraged to bring their own. Things that would conduct electricity well: fruit, green leaves, flowers, soda cans, metal bottle caps.  Parents are encouraged to attend the workshop with their children. They'll have lots of fun too! 

This program funded by a donation from The Osterman Family Foundation. 
 




Fused Plastic Upcycling Workshop  
Registration Required-Space is Limited

Tuesday, August 8 at 3PM

Ages 8-108Learn about recycling and upcycling with Lou's Upcycles! She will teach you how to make your own project, such as a pencil pouch, bag, wallet, etc... out of plastic food wrappers and bags!
This program funded by a donation from The Osterman Family Foundation.


Blizzards: Out Wit the Elements!
Registration Required-Space is Limited
Friday August 11 at 2 PM
Ages 5-18, participating parents welcome
3rd Floor Town Hall Meeting Room
A blizzard is coming! Engineer a tree house to withstand high winds, and save skiers from a wild mountain avalanche. With two exciting activities, this hands-on workshop gives participants a chance to plan, build, and test their designs against the forces of nature.
Funded by a Museum of Science Traveling Programs scholarship.



Smart Raspberry Pi Robots 
Registration Required-Space is Limited
Friday, August 25 at 1 PM
Ages 9 and up
Learn how to program a robot built using the Raspberry Pi computer. Make the robot talk and move in remote control or as a drone! Learn how sensors work to help the robot avoid obstacles and to run a track on its own. Complete team coding challenges and send the robot on an exploration mission to take pictures with an on-board camera!
 
This program funded by a donation from The Osterman Family Foundation.

Other Events
Tinker Tuesday
Ages 10 and up  
Tuesday, June 13 at 3 PM
Tuesday, August 29 at 3 PM

It’s time to tinker! Join us for a wires, batteries and mad creations!
These programs are funded by a donation from The Osterman Family Foundation.

Crafternoons
All Ages
Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from June 20- August 10. Drop in anytime between 1– 5 PM and join us for a special craft! 

Just Dance at the Library 
Friday, July 7 from 4-6 PM
All Ages
Compete with and against your friends in a Just Dance battle royal! 

Evil Genius Club
Registration Required-Space is Limited

Ages 8-13
Here at the EGC, we are recruiting those with a certain something, that spark of curiosity that could save the world or destroy it! We have robots, little bits, and motorized Legos, oh my! We will build! We will destroy! Join us!
This is a four-week program that will be run twice this summer starting in June and then again in July. Knowing your busy schedules, you can sign up for either the morning or afternoon group. Each session follows the same syllabus.
Session 1: Wednesday, June 21, June 28, July 5, July 12 – Morning group at 10:30 AM - Afternoon group at 3:30 PM
Session 2: Wednesday, July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9 – Morning group at 10:30 AM - Afternoon group at 3:30 PM
This program funded by a donation from The Osterman Family Foundation.
 
Evil Masterminds
Registration Required-Space is Limited
Graduates of Evil Genius Club
This is program reserved for the chosen few, whom have already been recruited by the EGC (See above). We will take all we learned at the EGC and expand it and add to it and try not to blow ourselves up in the process! Knowing your busy schedules, you can sign up for either the morning or afternoon group.
Friday, July 14, 21, 28, & August 4 – Morning group at 10:30 AM - Afternoon group at 3:30 PM
This program funded by a donation from The Osterman Family Foundation.

Free Movie Friday
The LEGO Batman Movie (2017, Warner Bros.): Friday, June 23 at 2 PM
            This movie is rated PG and has a running time of 104 minutes.
 Monster Trucks (2016, Paramount Pictures): Friday, July 7 at 2 PM
            This movie is rated PG and has a running time of 104 minutes.
Hotel for Dogs (2009, Paramount Pictures): Friday, August 11 at 2 PM
            This movie is rated PG and has a running time of 100 minutes.
 
all ages
Come watch a fun family movie at the library!  Popcorn will be provided courtesy of the Friends of the Sutton Public Library. 
 

Geek Club Meetings
The Geek Club is now a self-service book club! Stop by each month and pick up a copy of the most recent selection. When you finish, leave a comment, make a meme, or post a quote from the book online at: https://suttongeekclub.wordpress.com/. Unplugged? That’s, cool too. We have a comment board in the library where you can post-it your opinions!
 
When: Whenever.
Where: Geek Club books are displayed each month in the Teen section.
Who: For people whose only exercise comes from running from commitment!