Events Calendar


April

Groveland, Merrimac, and West Newbury: Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

April 23 Tuesday

GMW Teen Advisory Meeting at the Pentucket High School Library

2:15 – 3:00 PM Join the fun and make a difference! This group is open to any Pentucket Middle or High School students. We’ll have snacks, and learn from Reiki Master, Beate King, how to improve your focus, calm your mind and find relaxation and peacefulness during the last stressful months of school! We’ll also talk about what kind of programs and books & movies you’d like to see in your public library.


May

Paper Origami works: a blue Crane next to a pink, yellow, and red flower.

May 9 Thursday

Origami Workshop

4:00 – 5:00 PM Registration begins April 22. Join us for this beginner origami workshop with Origami Master, Michael LaFosse. All materials will be supplied. Ages: 8 – Adults.


Two girls and two boys jump up into the air. They’re playing outside on a green grassy field with a deep blue sky behind them. All of the children have big smiles on their faces.

May 10 Friday

Music & Movement

10:30 – 11:15 AM This 8 week drop-in class is for children ages 3–5 and a parent or caregiver. The class will incorporate themes in conjunction with the library’s Story Time, utilizing songs & finger plays, rhythm instruments, large body movements, and structured play including sequencing, balance and body awareness. The class will be lead by Maria Franco-Hale, a licensed pre-school teacher and 3 Merrimac Heights Academy student interns. Registration is not required to attend. Ages: 3 – 5.


Nautical Newburyport book cover displaying a photograph and a painting. The photograph shows a coast guard ship tossing in the high waves of a stormy sea. The coast guard ship appears to be nearly submerged in the water. The painting depicts historic clipper ships docked in Newburyport. The masts of each ship tower high above the nearby buildings.

May 14 Tuesday

New England Coast Guard Stories: Remarkable Patriots

6:30 – 7:30 PM Registration is not required to attend. Author Dyke Hendrickson (Nautical Newburyport: A History of Captains, Clipper Ships, and the Coast Guard) will discuss the history of the Coast Guard in New England, and will share stories from his upcoming book, New England Coast Guard Stories: Remarkable Patriots in a multimedia presentation. Hendrickson lives in Newburyport, the birthplace of the Coast Guard, is a former reporter for Newburyport Daily News, and now serves as the Outreach Historian for the Custom House Maritime Museum.


Two girls and two boys jump up into the air. They’re playing outside on a green grassy field with a deep blue sky behind them. All of the children have big smiles on their faces.

May 17 Friday

Music & Movement

10:30 – 11:15 AM This 8 week drop-in class is for children ages 3–5 and a parent or caregiver. The class will incorporate themes in conjunction with the library’s Story Time, utilizing songs & finger plays, rhythm instruments, large body movements, and structured play including sequencing, balance and body awareness. The class will be lead by Maria Franco-Hale, a licensed pre-school teacher and 3 Merrimac Heights Academy student interns. Registration is not required to attend. Ages: 3 – 5.


Groveland, Merrimac, and West Newbury: Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

May 21 Tuesday

GMW Teen Advisory Meeting at the Pentucket High School Library

2:15 – 3:00 PM Join the fun and make a difference! This group is open to any Pentucket Middle or High School students. We’ll have snacks, do some fun group activities and talk about what kind of programs and books & movies you’d like to see in your public library.


Two girls and two boys jump up into the air. They’re playing outside on a green grassy field with a deep blue sky behind them. All of the children have big smiles on their faces.

May 24 Friday

Music & Movement

10:30 – 11:15 AM This 8 week drop-in class is for children ages 3–5 and a parent or caregiver. The class will incorporate themes in conjunction with the library’s Story Time, utilizing songs & finger plays, rhythm instruments, large body movements, and structured play including sequencing, balance and body awareness. The class will be lead by Maria Franco-Hale, a licensed pre-school teacher and 3 Merrimac Heights Academy student interns. Registration is not required to attend. Ages: 3 – 5.


Two girls and two boys jump up into the air. They’re playing outside on a green grassy field with a deep blue sky behind them. All of the children have big smiles on their faces.

May 31 Friday

Music & Movement

10:30 – 11:15 AM This 8 week drop-in class is for children ages 3–5 and a parent or caregiver. The class will incorporate themes in conjunction with the library’s Story Time, utilizing songs & finger plays, rhythm instruments, large body movements, and structured play including sequencing, balance and body awareness. The class will be lead by Maria Franco-Hale, a licensed pre-school teacher and 3 Merrimac Heights Academy student interns. Registration is not required to attend. Ages: 3 – 5.