Children’s Programs

We always welcome suggestions you may have for programs you would like to see offered at the library for your children!

UPCOMING:

Wednesday, September 20 at 10:00 am

Littles Library Time

Bring your “littles” (ages 0-36 months) to the Stockbridge Library at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesdays for songs, big books, fingerplays, and bounces with Youth Librarian Ms. Jenney! Open play time to follow.

This program is free and no registration is required. Siblings welcome.


Friday, September 22 at 3:30 pm

Builders Club

Elementary school children are invited to the Stockbridge Library on Fridays for Builders Club! Legos, K’NEX, and wooden blocks will be provided, along with random recycled materials and plenty of glue. What will your imagination help you build? Materials will be set up from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.; drop in whenever you like! Free and open to the public.


Wednesday, September 27 at 10:00 am

Littles Library Time

Bring your “littles” (ages 0-36 months) to the Stockbridge Library at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesdays for songs, big books, fingerplays, and bounces with Youth Librarian Ms. Jenney! Open play time to follow.

This program is free and no registration is required. Siblings welcome.


Friday, September 29 at 3:30 pm

Builders Club

Elementary school children are invited to the Stockbridge Library on Fridays for Builders Club! Legos, K’NEX, and wooden blocks will be provided, along with random recycled materials and plenty of glue. What will your imagination help you build? Materials will be set up from 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.; drop in whenever you like! Free and open to the public.


Friday, September 29 at 6:30 pm

Stuffed Animal Sleepover!

Have you ever wondered what happens at the Library when it’s closed? We will share our secret world with your stuffed animal friends! (For children ages 2-8 years.)

Friday, September 29, 2017    6:30 p.m.

Bring one stuffed animal to a special story time. After stories are over, tuck your buddy in for the night.

 

Saturday, September 30, 2017     9:00-11:00 a.m.

Come pick up your stuffed animal. Enjoy a light breakfast and watch a slide show of all the fun the animals had!

 


Sunday, October 22 at 9:00 am

Family Fun 5K

The Stockbridge Library Association will host its second annual Family Fun 5K (walk or run) at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, October 22, 2017!

Runners and walkers will assemble at the Stockbridge Library at the corner of Main and Elm Streets, and follow a route that traverses Church Street, North Church Street, Old Meeting House Road, Vine Street, Main Street, ending at the Stockbridge Town Offices Parking Lot. There will be ongoing supervised activities for children in the Park adjacent to the Town Offices.  All ages are welcome!

Cash prizes will be given to the top man and top woman runners.  A special prize pack will go to the family with the lowest average time.  The children’s 100-yard dash winner also will receive a prize.

Race Information:
LOCATION: Stockbridge, MA
DISTANCE: 5 Kilometers (3.1 miles), mostly flat, 2 hills, 1 water station. Professional, chip-timed course. 5K Route Map & Rules
DATE: October 22, 2017
TIME: 9:00 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
START: Stockbridge Library, Main & Elm Streets
FEE:   $25 ($30 on race day)
$50 for a family
$10 for youth ages 12-17
$5 for kids (3-11) for 100-yard dash

PRE-REGISTER online (click on link) or by downloading a paper form.  Day-of-race registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
TECH T-SHIRTS provided to the first 100 who register (available in adult sizes only).
Restrooms and parking available at Stockbridge Town Offices, 50 Main Street.
Refreshments will be provided for all participating runners and walkers.

All proceeds benefit the Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives.

 

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

GOLD SPONSORS:

Berkshire Bank
Tanglewood
TD Bank

SILVER SPONSORS:

Allegrone Companies
Centerline Architects

BRONZE SPONSORS:

Alarms of Berkshire County
Austen Riggs Center
Blue Q
Café Adam
Connecticut Business Systems
Edwards, Krol & Nasarov Family Dentistry
Lee Bank
New View Tours
October Mountain Financial Advisors
Rouge Restaurant & Bistro
Seven Arts Gift Shop
Sherman Investment Group
Stockbridge Coffee & Tea
Stockbridge Police Association
Tune Street
Wheeler & Taylor Insurance
Windy Hill Farm

IN-KIND SUPPORTERS:

Guido’s Fresh Markeplace
The Kilpatrick Athletic Center at Simon’s Rock
No. Six Depot
Price Chopper
The Red Lion Inn


Friday, October 27 at 6:00 pm

7th Annual Pumpkin Walk-About

Pumpkin walkingJoin us on Friday, October 27, 2017 for the Library’s 7th Annual Pumpkin Walk-About, following the Stockbridge Halloween Parade & Party!

 

Here’s How it Works:

  • Drop off your Jack O’Lantern at the Library between 5:00 & 6:00 p.m. (we’ll light it for you)
  • After the parade, take a walk-about outside the Library & see the lighted pumpkins carved by local businesses, your neighbors & you!
  • Listen to spooky stories & receive a Halloween treat (or trick?!)
  • Take your pumpkin home at the end of the evening