Pick up a copy of our calendar at the Children’s Desk or see our online events calendar. Ages are recommended, but feel free to try our programs to find a just right fit for your child. In addition to regularly scheduled programs, we offer a variety of Special Programs every month.
Playgroups @the Library through the CFCE Nurture your child’s social skills and school readiness with these structured playgroups for four different ages. Sponsored by the Coordinated Family Community Engagement Grant.
- Playgroup for under 2 years old
- Playgroup for 2 year olds
- Playgroup for 3 year olds
- Playgroup for 4-5 year olds
- Friendship Storytime & Playgroup, ages 3-5
- Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten, ages 3-5
FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN
Babies and Books Infants – 2 year olds. Join us for stories, songs & rhymes, and games.
Story time for 2s – 3s Enjoy stories, songs, & rhymes.
Music and Mother Goose Ages 1-4. Join us for music & rhymes, dancing & clapping, shaking and marching! We sing and have fun with shaker eggs, maracas, rhythm sticks, scarves, and a parachute.
Friendship Storytime & Playgroup! Ages 2-4 Stories and activities to strengthen social emotional growth.
Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten Ages 3-5. Led by a certified Kindergarten teacher, this program focuses on preschool development and skill -building activities.
FOR OLDER CHILDREN:
Nature & Gardening Ages 5 and up. Join us for planting, tastings and year-round fun! This youth outreach program of the Saugus Garden Club explores nature, plants, and gardening.
Keeping Us in Stitches! For children grade 2 and up. Older children can learn to sew using a needle & thread (and maybe a sewing machine) with teachers Miss Joyce and Miss Margie. October – May
CFCE Full Steam Ahead Join a CFCE Early Childhood Leader for fun STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities.
Homework Help National Junior Honor Society students from Belmonte Middle school provide free, drop-in homework help to Saugus elementary students.
Summer Crafting with Teens Teens lead arts & crafts programs for older children