Programs for Children


Explorers’ Club: The Buzz about Bees

Wednesday, May 29th at 4:30 pm

Come explore the science of bees, the often misunderstood creatures that play such an important role in our world. We’ll learn all about pollination and try to model how it happens. But bees don’t just work on our flowers and farms - they make products we use! We will use beeswax to make our own lip balm to take home! For children in grades 1-5.

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


Picture Book Club Storybook Celebration

Wednesday, June 5th at 4:30 pm

Let’s celebrate all the great stories there are to share! Children are encouraged to bring a favorite picture book to share at this last meeting of the year. We will enjoy some great books, act some out with some picture book theater, and sample a menu of books to get ready for summer reading fun! Open to children in grades k-2.

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


Family Paint Time: Bubbling Up

Wednesday, June 12th at 4:30 and 6:30 pm

Come to the library and paint along as we learn to paint bubbles. Get ready to welcome Mike the Bubble Man when he comes to Sterling this month and create a beautifully bubbly work of art!  Ages 6 and up; under 10 must have a supervising caregiver, who gets to paint along!

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


Light Up Mason Jar Aquariums

Thursday, June 13th at 4:30 pm

Kids ages 7 and up are invited to make their very own light up aquarium in a mason jar. These aquariums will make a great addition to bedroom decor, and could even double as a nightlight!

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


Masterpiece Monday: Scratch Art

Monday, June 17th from 10 am to 5:30 pm

Masterpiece Monday is back for summer! Join us on Monday and give in to your artistic itch by creating beautiful scratch art. All ages.

No registration required. 


Family Trivia Nights

Monday, June 17th at 6:30 pm

Calling all trivia lovers! Gather your closest friends and family to create your own super team and show off your collective knowledge. 

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


Masterpiece Monday: Paint by Sticker

Monday, June 24th from 10 am to 5:30 pm

Swing by the library to sticker your way to an artistic masterpiece while supplies last. All ages

No registration required.


The Bubble Man

Thursday, June 27 at 10:30 am

The library hosts Mike the Bubble Man who’ll share his one-of-a-kind extravaganza featuring the magical world of bubbles. There will be magic, music, and bubbles like you’ve never seen before. This entertaining show at the First Church in Sterling will combine magic, comedy, and science and is fun for all ages. Summer Reading is here and it’s time to celebrate! After the show, come on over to sign up for our summer program, and check out our selection of books, toys, instruments, and other items to make your summer bubble over with fun. Don’t miss this event - it definitely won’t burst your bubble! Sponsored by the Friends of the Conant Public Library.

No registration required.