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FOOD


 

ABOUT THE EVENT

Join the library to celebrate the beginning of summer on Saturday, June 18! This event will be a fun-filled day for the whole family – starting at 10:00am and going till 3:00pm! There will be something for everyone! While most of our activities do not require registration, be sure to register in advance for those that do! While registrations can be done on the day of the event, we cannot guarantee there will be space! We look forward to seeing everyone at this fun-filled event! Don’t miss out!

The Kick Off Party is also a great time to sign up for our exciting summer reading program: Read off the Beaten Path. Registration for summer reading will be available for all ages! Sign-up all summer long to get in on all of the fun activities and prizes!
Those that register on the day of the event will be entered into a raffle drawing for a chance to win 2 tickets to Canobie Lake Park!
This event will also mark the start of our annual Patron Pantry Food Drive! Feel free to bring non-perishable food items to donate! Library members will get a piece of library swag as our thank you for donating to this great cause. We cannot accept glass containers, expired food, or open packages. Please bring any donations to the designated table at the event!

ALL DAY EVENTS

CRAFTS

Stop by the library anytime throughout the day to make some great crafts!

Kits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis!

LAWN GAMES

Try your hand at various lawn games! We will have a pirate bean bag toss, ring toss, checkers, and tic-tac-toe!

POKEMON GO SAFARI

Attention all Pokemon Go players! We will be dropping lures all day to help fill your Pokedex! Catch a great Pokemon?! Show us and you might win a prize!

 

SCHEDULED EVENTS

10:00AM – 10:45AM

TOE JAM PUPPET BAND

Sing, dance, and play with this show that features interactive songs, stories, and puppets.

This performance will be held outside (weather permitting) to accommodate as many patrons as possible!

10:30AM – 12:00PM

LASER TAG – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Challenge your friends and family to a laser tag battle! Each session is for 15 minutes of fun and registration is required! Please only register for one session and register each child and caregiver who wishes to participate! Registration opens Saturday, June 4!

10:30AM-10:45AM 10:45AM – 11:00AM 11:30AM – 11:45AM 11:45AM – 12:00AM

10:45AM – 1:45PM

MINI GOLF COURSE

Visit the Children’s Room to play a round of putt-putt golf inside the library! We will have a 9-hole course for you to test your skills!

11:00AM – 1:00PM

HENNA TATTOOS

Get a beautiful henna tattoo from the fantastic Mandy Roberge of Wicked Good Henna!

1:00PM – 2:30PM

JEDI ACADEMY – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Join the Story School for lessons on how to be a Jedi! Learn how to properly wield a lightsaber, and train with fellow Padawans as you fight against the rising threat of the Sith! May the force be with you! Registration opens Saturday, June 4!

Session 1 (1:00pm-1:30pm) is geared towards ages 7-12.
Session 2 (2:00pm-2:30pm) is geared towards ages 12+!


WAIVERS NEEDED: It is very important that all of the attendees provide a signed waiver. This must be filled out by a parent or legal guardian for all Jedi under the age of 18 that will be participating in the adventure. Fill the waiver out here!

1:00PM – 1:30PM 2:00PM – 2:30PM

 

FOOD

11:00AM – 2:00PM

MELT FOOD TRUCK

Come enjoy delicious grilled chesses, yummy sides, and thirst-quenching drinks!

Please note that all food and drink must be finished before entering the library.

11:00AM – 2:00PM

CARTER’S ICE CREAM

Cool down with a sweet treat! Various flavor options will be available!

Please note that all food and drink must be finished before entering the library..

OTHER FAMILY EVENTS

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Lapsit Storytimes

Did you know that we have a storytime for children starting at birth? We do! It is never to early to start helping your child learn through reading and song. While this program is geared toward ages 0-2, we always welcome the older children and siblings that come as well. Join Joanna bi-weekly on Mondays […]

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Make a Nature Journal

Monday, September 19th at 6pm Join Joanna in making your very own nature journal! We will get to decorate them and then learn how to record and draw what you see outside whether it’s a fancy flower or a cool animal. This program is for ages 6-11. Registration required.

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Ed the Wizard Magic Show

Thursday, August 18th at 6pm Join us for an end of summer celebration! Ed the Wizard’s “Reading is Magic” performance will appear at the Haverhill Public Library’s Ice Cream Social. Full of comedy and suspense, be prepared to volunteer and enjoy this family friendly interactive magic performance.

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Drag Kings, Queens, and Friends Storytime

Saturday, July 16th & Saturday, August 13th at 11am Storytime with Drag Kings, Queens, and Friends, is a story hour featuring a revolving cast of beloved local Boston performers. Storytime with Drag Kings, Queens, and Friends is a lively pop-up story session with, you guessed it, drag performers and sparkly friends!