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Superhero Ball (Family Storytime for 2 to 8 year olds)

Come dressed up like your favorite superhero character. Stories will be read aloud, there will be music and movement activities, a game and a simple craft to make. Registration is required for this program.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 13, 2015 6 PM to Jul 13, 2015 7:15:00 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18 )
Space Heroes (3 to 5 year olds)

Have you every wondered how astronauts fly into outer space? Come hear a few stories about space heroes and design your own space helmet and build a mini rocket. Registration is required for this event.



When: Jul 29, 2015 11:15:00 AM to Jul 29, 2015 12 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:15:00 )
Reader's Theater Public Performance of Stone Soup (3 to 5 year olds)

Come support aspiring actors and actresses! The kids in the Reader's Theater program will perform a live show for 3 to 5 year olds who will be coming to the next program of the day (Space Heroes at 11:15 am). This special performance will take place from 10:45 am to 11:00 am. Invite your family and friends to see the show. Please register for this event.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 29, 2015 10:45:00 AM to Jul 29, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:45:00 )
Reader's Theater : Stone Soup (Grades 5 & 6)

Do yo have a knack for acting? If you enjoy creating different characters using body expressions and your voice this is for you. We will begin the program with some theater games to warm up our skills. Then there will be parts assigned and a quick run through of the script. The neat thing about Reader's Theater is that you read with expression from scripts. NO MEMORIZING LINES EVER!!!

At the end of the program we will perform a live show for 3 to 5 year olds who will be coming to the next program of the day (Space Heroes at 11:15 am). This special performance will take place from 10:45 am to 11:00 am. Invite your family and friends to see the show. Please register for this event.


Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 29, 2015 9 AM to Jul 29, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09 )
Lunch Lady Superheroes (1st to 4th grade)

The graphic novel series Lunch Lady by Jarrett J. Krosoczka features the adventures of Lunch Lady and her cafeteria coworker Betty. By day she helps to serve up sloppy joes for lunch at theThompson Brook. But when trouble arrives, Lunch Lady and Betty spring into action. They defeat their foes using the crime busting kitchen utensils made by Betty! Be sure to to check out this fun series to read this summer. Listen to the Lunch Lady theme song linked below. It is hilarious!

Today we will listen to a few chapters of the story and then participate in an obstacle course. Our crafting activity will channel the creativity of Betty from the book series. Working in teams, our mission is to create a superhero gadget using kitchen utensils. Hmmm what will the device do?? Please register for this event.
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Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 13, 2015 10 AM to Jul 13, 2015 10:45:00 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10 )
Teen How to Draw Anime and Manga Workshop (Grades 7-12)

We're welcoming back artist, Shauna Leva for another anime and manga drawing workshop this summer! If you're a fan of the Japanese anime/manga art style and want to learn the basics, this is the workshop for you! You'll have the chance to learn new skills for the first time or improve the skills you've already developed.

Registration is required for this event.

Art by Shauna Leva
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 29, 2015 7 PM to Jul 29, 2015 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19 )
Alphabet Antics(Family Storytime for 3 to 8 year olds)

Welcome to our Family Storytime event. This new program is designed for adults and children to work together and have fun! Tonight we invite you to our Alphabet Antics! We will read some classic alphabet stories, play alphabet bingo, write your own Alphabet Lib (using the letter in your name) and create your own Alphabet sidekick craft based on the letter of your child(ren)'s first name.

Please register for this event using your children's names so we can prepare for the Alphabet sidekick craft activity properly.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 4, 2015 6 PM to Aug 4, 2015 7:15:00 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18 )
My Pet Monster (Family Storytime for 3 to 8 year olds)

Welcome to our Family Storytime event. This new program is designed for adults and children to work together and have fun! Tonight we invite you to our Friendly Monster Bash! We will read some favorite monster tales, show off your dance moves to the classic tune Monster Mash, go on a Monster hunt and create your own glitter slime monster. The craft activity is a bit messy, so come with a smock or dressed in clothing you won't mind getting paint and glue on. Please register for this event.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 6, 2015 6 PM to Jul 6, 2015 7:15:00 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18 )
End of Summer Party Featuring Magic by Scott Jameson (4 to 12 year olds)

Come celebrate a summer spent reading! Families and children who participated in the summer reading program are invited to attend. Magician Scott Jameson will wow us with his elaborate magic tricks! This program is suitable for families who have children who are 4 to 12 year olds. Please register for this event.

Funding for this program was provided by the Friends of the Nevins Memorial LIbrary.

Parking at the library will be crowded during this event. Please use the lot in front of the Quinn Public Safety Building (across the street from the library) or on High Street for overflow parking. Carpooling with friends is encouraged.
Location: The Great Hall



When: Aug 19, 2015 11 AM to Aug 19, 2015 1 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 19 Aug 2015 11 )
I Love MyTeddy Bear (2 to 5 years old)

Bring your favorite teddy bear and join us for Bart the Bear's favorite stories, music, a simple craft and fun outdoor games on the library grounds (weather permitting).
Registration is required.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 12, 2015 10 AM to Aug 12, 2015 10:45:00 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10 )
American Girl Book Club (2nd to 4th grade)

Come explore different American Girl Doll story every month. Come listen to a story, play a game or make a fun craft activity

related to the book. Bring your doll too! This month 's book is: Molly Saves the Day by Valerie Tripp
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 20, 2015 10 AM to Jul 20, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10 )
Interactive Movie for Grades 5 to 8

Come watch a movie that has action on the screen as well as activities during the movie! Participants are asked to come in costume and pick up a special activity bag that contains interactive items deployed while watching the movie. Lots of fun for all! Here's a clue to solve for the name of the movie or you can just call us and ask the name of the movie. Hint: A newly hired night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life! Will the rookie guard be able to defeat the bad guys trying to steal the museum's treasures?

Please register everyone attending this event.
Location: The Great Hall



When: Jul 16, 2015 6:15:00 PM to Jul 16, 2015 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:15:00 )
K'NEX Club (4th to 6th grade)

If you like to build things and enjoy playing with LEGOS, this club is for you! Every month there will be a different challenge to build with a small team. This month's challenge: Mystery Envelope Challenge. You will know what we will be designing and constructing after opening your team's envelope.Registration is required to attend this event.


Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 24, 2015 1 PM to Jul 24, 2015 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13 )
Science Quest: Discovery Zone (5th & 6th Grade)

The Discovery Zone will let you explore some stations to see how things work such as operating a robotic toy, tinker station to put together and take apart common objects. There will also be several group challenges to participate in small teams. Lots of fun! Please register to attend this event.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 7, 2015 10 AM to Aug 7, 2015 12 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Fri, 07 Aug 2015 10 )
Nevins Ink (Creative Writing for 5th & 6th grade)

Calling all creative writers and illustrators! Come share your talent and help create the 2015 summer edition of Nevins Ink. If you like to write, you can submit poems, short stories, comics, poetry or songwriting. If you like to draw, you can submit your illustrations in color. Each week in July will have a separate theme. If you are unable to attend the class, you can do it at home. Please pick up the packet with guidelines to create and submit your work for publication at the Children's desk.

This week we will focus on: Songwriting and Poetry
On August 13th we will have a launch night celebration to mark the publication of our literary works. Family and friends of the contributors will be invited to attend this special evening. Please register for this event. Other programs are on July 9th, July 16th and July 23.
Location: The Study Room



When: Jul 23, 2015 2 PM to Jul 23, 2015 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14 )
Nevins Ink Publication Celebration (Limited to contributor's family and friends)

This is a special evening to celebrate the talent of all those who helped create the summer edition of Nevins Ink and the 1st place and runner-up winners of our Superhero Me contest. The children will share their entries with the audience of friends and family members.The evening will end with light refreshments.

Attendance for this event is limited to the family and friends of the 5th and 6th grade contributors. Registration is required for this event.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 13, 2015 6 PM to Aug 13, 2015 7:15:00 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Aug 2015 18 )
Board Games & Puzzles Event (3 to 12 years old)

Do you like to play board games? Come meet new friends at the library. There will be a variety of board games and puzzles on hand to play with. The library is air conditioned, so it is a great spot to play. If you bring your own game to play with, you are responsible for keeping all of the pieces with your game.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 12, 2015 11:15:00 AM to Aug 12, 2015 12:15:00 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 12 Aug 2015 11:15:00 )
Countdown to Kindergarten (Entering K and siblings)

Calling all children in Methuen who are entering Kindergarten in September. Come join us for a special program to celebrate starting school. Participants will gather in the hall for a special story and activity. All families will then follow the Storywalk to the park. In the park there will be kindergarten activity stations and a chance to listen to some interactive tales told by Storyteller Nicolette Nordin Heavey. Every family attending must sign in to receive a free book with their goody bag. Free admission. Please register for this event to help us have enough materials for this event.

This program is being sponsored by the Nevins Memorial Library, The Methuen Public Schools and the Michael B. Christensen Community and Family Support Center, a part of the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. which is the lead Agency for CFSC. The CFSC is in partnership with the Exchange Clubs of the Merrimack Valley and receives funding from The US department of Education, The Department of Early Education and Care and the Department of Children and Families.
Location: The Great Hall



When: Aug 5, 2015 10 AM to Aug 5, 2015 12 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10 )
Teddy Bear Picnic (2 to 5 years old)

Bring your favorite teddy bear and join us for Bart the Bear's favorite stories, music, a simple craft and fun outdoor games!
Bring a bag lunch and a blanket and have a picnic lunch at the end of the program outside on the library grounds (weather permitting).
Registration is required.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 7, 2015 11:15:00 AM to Jul 7, 2015 12 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Jul 2015 11:15:00 )
Teen Book Swap (Grades 7-12)

Have an old book on your shelf that your tired of? Or maybe it's a book you just never got around to reading and probably never will. Whatever the case, bring your old (but in good condition please!) books to the book swap. You can talk favorites or dish some of your worst reads as you search for a new book to bring home with you when the event is through. Chapter books, graphic novels, comics and non-fiction are all acceptable trades to bring with you.

Registration is required for this event.
Location: The Great Hall



When: Jul 6, 2015 6 PM to Jul 6, 2015 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18 )
Teen Summer Reading Finale (Grades 7-12)

Sadly the summer is coming to an end, but no need to frown! This is the day that all of your hard work will be rewarded. Come and join us for a party full of games, junk food and prizes. This will be your last chance to turn in any raffle tickets since we'll be raffling off all of the prizes before the party ends. See if you won a prize, live and in person for maximum excitement!

You do not have to be present at the party to win your prize. All winners will be contacted the following day!

Registration is required for this event!
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 13, 2015 2 PM to Aug 13, 2015 4 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14 )
Learn to Hula Hoop (3rd to 6th Grade)

Come learn to be a super hula hooper! We will read a story and then learn to hula hoop and do some entry level tricks. There is no need to bring a hula hoop. The hoops will ne provided for you to use. Please register for this program.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 14, 2015 10 AM to Aug 14, 2015 10:45:00 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10 )
Stuffed Animal Super Hero Training Camp (1st to 4th grade)

Does your special buddy have what it takes to become a true Super Hero? Bring your sidekick to our Super Hero Training Camp and earn your certificate.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 24, 2015 9 AM to Jul 24, 2015 10 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09 )
Reader's Theater : The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (Grades 5 & 6)

Do yo have a knack for acting? If you enjoy creating different characters using body expressions and your voice this is for you. We will begin the program with some theater games to warm up our skills. Then there will be parts assigned and a quick run through of the script. The neat thing about Reader's Theater is that you read with expression from scripts. NO MEMORIZING LINES EVER!!!

At the end of the program we will perform a live show for 3 to 5 year olds who will be coming to the next program of the day (Teddy Bear Picnic at 11:15 am). This special performance will take place from 10:45 am to 11:00 am. Invite your family and friends to see the show. Please register for this event.


Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 7, 2015 9 AM to Jul 7, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Tue, 07 Jul 2015 09 )
Brain Building Day (Families with 3 to 5 year olds)

Stop by the Nevins library to participate in a variety of reading and play activities that help support your child’s learning and language development. We will present the activities in this program using two different sized groups; everyone as one large group and in small self-paced parent/child pairs. Please register for this event.

Each child in attendance will get a free book from our community partner, the Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant in conjunction with the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council.

Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 16, 2015 10 AM to Jul 16, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10 )
Nevins Ink (Creative Writing for 5th & 6th grade)

Calling all creative writers and illustrators! Come share your talent and help create the 2015 summer edition of Nevins Ink. If you like to write, you can submit poems, short stories, comics, poetry or songwriting. If you like to draw, you can submit your illustrations in color. Each week in July will have a separate theme. If you are unable to attend the class, you can do it at home. Please pick up the packet with guidelines to create and submit your work for publication at the Children's desk.

This week we will focus on: Comics
On August 13th we will have a launch night celebration to mark the publication of our literary works. Family and friends of the contributors will be invited to attend this special evening. Please register for this event. Other programs are on July 16th and July 23.
Location: The Study Room



When: Jul 9, 2015 2 PM to Jul 9, 2015 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14 )
Pastel Drawing with Sharon Morley (5th & 6th grade)

Children in 5th to 6th grade are invited to learn how to draw a still life arrangement using pastels. This session will be taught by Sharon Morley. Registration for this event is required. Space is limited.
This program is funded by The Friends of the Nevins Memorial Library.

Parents, if your plans change after you register, please call us at 978-686-4080 ext. 26. This will allow us to offer your spot to another family on our waiting list. Thank you :-)
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 21, 2015 10 AM to Jul 21, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10 )
Nevins Ink (Creative Writing for 5th & 6th grade)

Calling all creative writers and illustrators! Come share your talent and help create the 2015 summer edition of Nevins Ink. If you like to write, you can submit poems, short stories, comics, poetry or songwriting. If you like to draw, you can submit your illustrations in color. Each week in July will have a separate theme. If you are unable to attend the class, you can do it at home. Please pick up the packet with guidelines to create and submit your work for publication at the Children's desk.

This week we will focus on: Visual Arts
On August 13th we will have a launch night celebration to mark the publication of our literary works. Family and friends of the contributors will be invited to attend this special evening. Please register for this event. Other programs are on July 2nd, July 9th and July 23.
Location: The Study Room



When: Jul 16, 2015 2 PM to Jul 16, 2015 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 16 Jul 2015 14 )
Nevins Ink (Creative Writing for 5th & 6th grade)

Calling all creative writers and illustrators! Come share your talent and help create the 2015 summer edition of Nevins Ink. If you like to write, you can submit poems, short stories, comics, poetry or songwriting. If you like to draw, you can submit your illustrations in color. Each week in July will have a separate theme. If you are unable to attend the class, you can do it at home. Please pick up the packet with guidelines to create and submit your work for publication at the Children's desk.

This week we will focus on: Short Story Writing
On August 13th we will have a launch night celebration to mark the publication of our literary works. Family and friends of the contributors will be invited to attend this special evening. Please register for this event. Other programs are on July 9th, July 16th and July 23.
Location: The Study Room



When: Jul 2, 2015 2 PM to Jul 2, 2015 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14 )
LEGO Block Party (K to 4th grade)

Come create anything you wish using our new LEGOS. There are 10,000 pieces to choose from as you put together your masterpiece. We will take a picture of you and your creation before you leave. All LEGOS must stay at the library so we may offer this program throughout the year.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 11, 2015 10 AM to Aug 11, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10 )
LEGO Block Party (K to 4th grade)

Come create anything you wish using our new LEGOS. There are 10,000 pieces to choose from as you put together your masterpiece. We will take a picture of you and your creation before you leave. All LEGOS must stay at the library so we may offer this program throughout the year.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 17, 2015 2 PM to Jul 17, 2015 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14 )
Brain Building Day (Families with 3 to 5 year olds)

Stop by the Nevins library to participate in a variety of reading and play activities that help support your child’s learning and language development. We will present the activities in this program using two different sized groups: everyone as one large group and in small self-paced parent/child pairs. Please register for this event.

Each child in attendance will get a free book from our community partner, the Coordinated Family & Community Engagement (CFCE) grant in conjunction with the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council.

Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 13, 2015 10 AM to Aug 13, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10 )
Faster than a Speeding Bullet: A brief history of comics (Grades 7-12)

How did the comic art form develop in America? What made it part of our nation's mythos, and how is it evolving in the modern age? In this workshop, GeekGal, Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe, will give a look at how sequential art has evolved throughout the years, and what influence it has had on modern popular culture in America and around the world. Come and see the history of your comic book favorites.

Registration is required for this event.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 20, 2015 1 PM to Jul 20, 2015 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13 )
We Are Market Basket

With its arresting firsthand accounts from the streets and executive suites, We Are Market Basket is as inspiring as it is instructive. What is it about Market Basket and its leader that provokes such ferocious loyalty? How does a company spread across three states maintain a culture that embraces everyone—from cashier to customer—as family? Can a company really become an industry leader by prioritizing stakeholders over shareholders?

Set against a backdrop of bad blood and corporate greed, We Are Market Basket is, above all, a page-turner that chronicles the epic rise, fall, and redemption of this iconic and uniquely American company.

Authors Daniel Korschun and Grant Welker will bring copies of their book for sale.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 27, 2015 7 PM to Aug 27, 2015 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19 )
Teen Henna (Grades 7-12)

Back by popular demand!!! Curious about the art and history of Henna tattoos? Sign up for this program to learn all about the history, design, and cultural uses of henna throughout the world. You'll also get a chance to practice Henna designs on your own skin. All participants will need to have a permission slip filled out by a parent by the time of the program or you will not be able to apply any designs to your skin. Permission slips will be available at the front desk of the library.

Registration is required for this event.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 8, 2015 3 PM to Jul 8, 2015 5 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 08 Jul 2015 15 )
Kung Fu for Young Dragons (3rd to 6th grade)

Martial arts teachers Paul and Rosalie DiCrescenzo will conduct a one hour workshop to introduce young library patrons to the fun, excitement, and challenge of Chinese martial arts practice. The workshop will include warm up exercises and stretching, learning some basic unarmed kung fu techniques & exercises, learning a basic unarmed kung fu form, learning some basic sword moves using a foam padded practice sword, and finishing up with cool down exercises to relax the muscles to prevent soreness. All participants will get a Young Dragon Certificate of Achievement for their efforts in the workshop! Registration is required.

This program is being sponsored by Friends of the Nevins Memorial Library.
Location: The Great Hall



When: Jul 17, 2015 10 AM to Jul 17, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10 )
U.S.S. Constitution: Built to Win (Family event for 5 to 12 year olds)

Come learn more about the oldest commissioned ship in the U.S. Navy. Currently the U.S.S. Constitution is in drydock to restore the ship's hull. Educators from the USS Constitution Museum will be piloting a new program for families with kids ages 5 to 12 . Kids and adults will be able to interactively explore the boat, and the people who sailed on it. Did you know that the crew of the ship heroically fought in the War of 1812? This is a program for adults and kids to work on together! Families will build a boat (and try it out in water) and blast off a cannon (a very, very small one). Registration is required.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 23, 2015 10 AM to Jul 23, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10 )
Teen Big Game Day (Grades 7-12)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to play some giant games? Now is your chance. The library will have 5 different games to play outside in the park. There is checkers, dominos, scrabble, Mega 4-in-a-line (like connect 4) and Giant Hi-Tower (like jenga) to choose to play with other families. So stop by the library between 10 and 1pm to play.

If you can't come to this session, plan on stopping by for the last session, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

If it is a rainy day, all of the games will be played in the Great Hall (elevator stop U1) at the time you registered for.

This program is funded by the Friends of the Nevins Memorial Library.

Parking at the library will be crowded during this event. Please use the lot in front of the Quinn Public Safety Building (across the street from the library) for overflow parking. Carpooling with friends is encouraged.
If your plans change after you register, please call us at 978-686-4080 ext. 26. This will allow us to offer your spot to another family on our waiting list. Thank you :-)
Location: In the Park



When: Jul 1, 2015 1 PM to Jul 1, 2015 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13 )
The Assassination at the Annual Superhero Assembly (Grades 7-12)

Are you a fan of Clue or mystery novels? Want to try your hand at solving a live action murder-mystery? Then come join us for The Assassination at the Annual Superhero Assembly. On the night of the program everyone registered will be assigned a role to play for the evening. Clues will be given throughout the evening as you play the part of your character and try to figure out who the killer is. Be ready to chat with everyone there in order to make the most of the party.

Registration is required for this event. Registration to this program will be limited due to the assigned roles so sign up fast!
Location: The Great Hall



When: Jul 23, 2015 6 PM to Jul 23, 2015 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18 )
Mike Bent's Super You! Hero Training Academy Magic Show (4 to 8 year olds)

Mike Be nt has been a performer and teacher for years. Mr. Bent was named “Best of Boston” by Boston Magazine and won the 2009 “Nickelodeon Parents’ Picks Award” for “Boston’s Best Children’s Entertainer.” This silly, superhero-themed, character-building show teaches kids what it takes to be a real superhero: respect for others, responsibility, honesty, and perseverance. Using hilarious comedy, amazing magic, crazy puppets, music, sound effects and riveting storytelling, the show will help kids discover their inner “super powers!”

“Super You!” revolves around great books kids love. You'll be amazed to watch an audience member become "Magnet Boy" and a girl summon her inner hero to become the Strongest Girl in the World! A surefire hit for families with kids whose age ranges from 4 to 8 years old. Please register for this event.

This program is being sponsored by Friends of the Nevins Memorial Library.


Parking at the library will be crowded during this event. Please use the lot in front of the Quinn Public Safety Building (across the street from the library) for overflow parking. Carpooling with friends is encouraged.
Parents, if your plans change after you register, please call us at 978-686-4080 ext. 26. This will allow us to offer your spot to another family on our waiting list. Thank you :-)
Location: The Great Hall



When: Jul 22, 2015 10 AM to Jul 22, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10 )
Drop-In Craft Night (3 to 8 year olds) No Registration Needed

Parents will assist their children in assembling a variety of crafts. The library will provide an air conditioned space and materials.

Suitable for families with children 3 years and older.



Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 12, 2015 6 PM to Aug 12, 2015 7 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 12 Aug 2015 18 )
TMNT Movie Day and Craft (1st to 4th grade)

Come view two short animated movies featuring the Michelangelo, Leonardo, Donatello and Raphael otherwise known as TMNT. We will break up the movies with a short craft intermission. Parents are requested to attend with their children. Please register for this event.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 10, 2015 1 PM to Jul 10, 2015 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Fri, 10 Jul 2015 13 )
Big Game Day (4 to 12 year olds)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to play some giant games? Now is your chance. The library will have 5 different games to play outside in the park. There are checkers, dominos, Scrabble, Mega 4-in-a-line (like Connect 4) and Giant Hi-Tower (like Jenga) to choose to play with other families. So stop by the library between 10 am and 1 pm to play. To spread out the number of people on the game stations, please sign up for one time slot. The choices to play are: 10:00 am to 11:30 am or 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.

If you can't come in the morning, plan on stopping by for the last session, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

If it is a rainy day, all of the games will be played in the Great Hall (elevator stop U1) at the time you registered for.

This program is funded by the Friends of the Nevins Memorial Library.

Parking at the library will be crowded during this event. Please use the lot in front of the Quinn Public Safety Building (across the street from the library) for overflow parking. Carpooling with friends is encouraged.
Parents, if your plans change after you register, please call us at 978-686-4080 ext. 26. This will allow us to offer your spot to another family on our waiting list. Thank you :-)
Location: In the Park



When: Jul 1, 2015 10 AM to Jul 1, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10 )
Teen Movie Night (Grades 7-12)

It's time for a movie night. Come and see the blockbuster super hero movie that has everyone wanting to avenge something! As an added level of fun, be sure to bring a cell phone with texting services. You'll get a chance to really interact with the movie and everyone else who came to see it! If you're curious about what movie we'll be showing, check with us at the library!

Registration is required for this event!
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 6, 2015 6 PM to Aug 6, 2015 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Thu, 06 Aug 2015 18 )
Teen Tie Dye (Grades 7-12)

This is a teen (grades 7-12) only session! Come make a tie dye shirt with us. Participants need to bring a white t-shirt to create their work of art. (White or a light pastel colored shirt work the best with these dyes). Registration is required.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 4, 2015 1 PM to Aug 4, 2015 3 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13 )
Teen Pudding Pictionary (Grades 7-12)

It's the classic quick-draw game where your sketches could lead your team to success! Only this time, there's a messy twist! Instead of the usual pencil and paper, team members will be asked to draw their clues using chocolate pudding! Of course, we'll have some extra on the side for dessert afterwards. Make sure to come in some clothes you don't mind getting a little messy, just in case!

Registration is required for this event.
Location: The Great Hall



When: Aug 10, 2015 4 PM to Aug 10, 2015 6 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Mon, 10 Aug 2015 16 )
Teen Manga Madness (Grades 7-12)

Are you a fan of Japanese anime and manga? Then this is the party for you! Come and meet with your fellow anime lovers, discuss your favorite shows and have a good time! We'll have a playlist of anime theme songs, Japanese snacks, anime music video showings and party games that you'll all enjoy. Feel free to come dressed up as you favorite character or in your best anime swag. Plushies of your favorite charaters are welcome, too!

Registration is required for this event.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 11, 2015 6 PM to Aug 11, 2015 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18 )
Tales from Around the World by Storyteller Mary Jo Maichack (1st to 6th grade)

Everybody loves a good tale. Come hear Storyteller Mary Jo Maichack as she shares stories from around the world. These tales are great fun to listen to and may inspire you to create a tale of your own to tell family and friends. Please sign up to attend this event.


Location: The Great Hall



When: Jul 8, 2015 10 AM to Jul 8, 2015 11 AMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Wed, 08 Jul 2015 10 )
Myth Mania (Grades 5 & 6)

Calling all fans of of Percy Jackson, and other myths from around the world. This program is for you! Come be a participant in a team trivia contest, play some games like feed the Cerberus, and slay the Gorgons. You will also have an opportunity to create your own mythological creature. Snack are provided by "Zeus Catering and delivered by Apollo Express". Please register for this event.
Location: Garden Room



When: Jul 27, 2015 6 PM to Jul 27, 2015 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18 )
Snack Attack Cooking (5th & 6th Grade)

Participants will work as a team to create some yummy designs for a sweet dessert. We will also create a snack with an international flair. The ingredients used in this program may be manufactured in a facility that contains peanuts or tree nuts, dairy or gluten. Space is limited. Registration is required so we can get enough material for the group.
Location: Garden Room



When: Aug 10, 2015 6 PM to Aug 10, 2015 8 PMin Methuen, Massachusetts (Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18 )

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