Windham Public Library

217 Windham Center Road, Windham, Maine 04062
207-892-1908

MON, WED : 10am - 7pm

TUES, THUR, FRI : 10am - 6pm

SAT : 10am - 4pm

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Children’s Programming

Story Times

Frog and toad stuffed animalsStory Times

Mondays, 10:30am (year round)
Thursdays, 10:30am (September through mid-June)
Check the library’s online calendar for the next date, or contact the Children’s Room (207-892-1908).

Children up to age 5 and their parents or caregivers. This program includes two stories and several songs. Children should be able to sit attentively throughout the 30 minute program.


caterpillar stuffed animalBooks and Babies

Tuesdays, 10:15am
Check the library’s online calendar for the next date, or contact the Children’s Room (207-892-1908).

Children, birth-24 months and their parents or caregivers. Books and Babies lasts roughly 20 minutes, and includes songs, fingerplays, and a story.


Curious George stuffed animalSaturday Family Story Times

Select Saturdays, 10:30-11:15am
Check the library’s online calendar for the next date, or contact the Children’s Room (207-892-1908).

Saturday Family Story Times center around a theme, include a read-aloud story or two, a selection of books to look over and check out, and a family friendly activity. Open to all ages. No sign up necessary.


Talking, walking bookChildren’s Chapter Book Discussion Group

3rd Wednesday of the month, 4-5pm

Check the library’s online calendar for the next date, or contact the Children’s Room (207-892-1908).

Mrs. Parker or Mrs. Currier will share the most recent book that she has read. The discussion will be open for any chapter books that readers choose to talk about. For more information, contact the Children’s Room.


Other Programs

bedtime math logoBedtime Math

The Children’s Room occasionally holds a Bedtime Math series of events for school-age children. Bedtime Math is a program whose aim is to “help kids love numbers so they can handle the math in real life.” Measuring, jumping, building, racing, creating… you never know what you’ll be doing in one of these fun programs! To find out if there is a Bedtime Math program scheduled in the near future, contact Mrs. Parker (207-892-1908).


Maine student book award logoMaine Student Book Award

The Maine Student Book Award (MSBA) is a statewide program designed for students in grades 4-8. To get in on the action, sign-up in the Children’s Room or contact Mrs. Parker (207-892-1908).

 

For more information on the Maine Student Book Award, click here.


Super DeweySummer Reading Programs

The Children’s Room has fun and engaging Summer Reading Programs for a variety of ages! With a wide range of events– book reading, arts and crafts, guest performers, a hidden rubber chicken, and much more– running June through August, kids will be excited to join in.

Contact the Children’s Room (207-892-1908) for more information, or check our Summer Reading Program webpage (available June-August).


Tea cupsTea for You @ the Library

The library regularly hosts an informal tea in the library meeting room. Folks are encouraged to drop in, share conversation, tea, and goodies. All ages are welcome, and the atmosphere is quite relaxed (no need to dress up, unless you wish). Our Teas are always on a Tuesday from 1:30-2:30pm. Our current schedule is below. Contact Laurel T. Parker (207-892-1908) for more information.

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calendarOther Events

The library may have other special or one-time events that are not listed here. Check the library’s online calendar, our monthly newsletter, or contact the library (207-892-1908) for more information about any of our scheduled events.