Programs for Children

Explorer’s Club: Music

Wednesday, May 31 at 4:30 pm

The Explorers will sing, dance, and play musical games in the baker room. We will even learn to make a special instrument to take home!  For children in grades K-4.

Registration is required - Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register.

Picture Book Club Celebration

Wednesday, June 7 at 4:30

The Picture Book Club will finish its year with a Celebration of Stories! Come hear some stories, play games, and get some ideas on what to read next. Children may bring a favorite book to share if they wish. Open to children in grades K-2.

Registration is required - Click here or call 978-422-6409 to register.

Family Paint Times: Flag Day Sky

Wednesday, June 14th at 4:30 or 6:30 pm

Paint along as we create a patriotic night sky, the perfect way to celebrate Flag Day!  Ages 5 and up; under 10 must have a supervising caregiver, who is encouraged to participate!

Registration is required - Click here for 4:30 pm or here for 6:30 pm, or call 978-422-6409 to register.

Summer Writing Contest

June 20th - July 31st

In celebration of our 2023 Summer Reading theme, “Find Your Voice,” the library invites young writers in all genres to enter our Summer Writing Contest! Prizes will be awarded in three age categories and across genres. Writers will have the opportunity to be published on our website! Fiction, nonfiction and poetry of all kinds are welcome. Open to writers from Sterling and surrounding towns entering grades 2-12. Sponsored by the Friends of the Conant Public Library.

Please visit the library for more information and submission guidelines.

100 Books of Summer

June 21st - August 10th

Can you read 100 Books? We bet you can, and we have a list of good suggestions! The Conant Public Library challenges children and families to join us in the 100 Books of Summer Reading Challenge! Beginning on Tuesday, June 21st, stop by the Children’s Room to pick up a list of 100 of our favorite children’s books and start checking them out. Read all 100, or mix and match with some of your own favorites (remember that listening to books also counts!).  Each week, the craft table will feature projects from one of the books to keep you inspired. Turn in your completed list by August 10th to earn a prize and a special recognition at the library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Conant Public Library.

For more information, please call the Conant Public Library in Sterling at (978) 422-6409.

Family Rainbow Salt Painting

June 26th at 4pm or 6:30pm

Enjoy some quality family time as you create unique rainbow salt paintings with your name or a special phrase! Kids ages 7 and up and their caregivers are invited to design vibrant canvases to decorate your home. All materials will be provided.

Registration is required - Click here for 4pm or here for 6:30 pm or call 978-422-6409 to register.

Summer Reading Kickoff: Magic with Scott Martell

Wednesday, June 28 at 11 am

There’s magic in the air! Celebrate the beginning of summer in style with a fantastic show featuring Magician Scott Martell. You’ll be spellbound by dazzling tricks and surprising stunts - and, of course, laugh a lot!  Afterwards, head next door to the library and check out some books to get your summer reading off to a great start. The show will happen at the First Church in Sterling. All ages.

No registration required.