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At The Library: Kids’ Winter Carnival Party Dec. 27; Teen Read-In Dec. 30

Dec 24, 2016 06:27AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Tewksbury Public Library

(Editor's Note: this content was provided by the Tewksbury Public Library.)

Event Registration
Please register online using our Calendar of Events at or by calling 978- 640-4490.  We strongly recommend registration for programs that are marked *RR. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for generously sponsoring our programs.


Teen Pizza & Game Night (*RR)
Tuesday, December 27, 5:30pm-8pm
Join us for pizza and games during vacation week! We will play Xbox, Wii U, and PS4 videogames AND exciting board and card games. Pizza and beverages provided. All games rated Everyone or Teen. For Grades 6-12. 

Teen Community Service Night: Pajama Teen Book Buddies (*RR)
Wednesday, December 28, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Enjoy working with children? Have fun reading to kids?  Need to earn community service hours?  Volunteer to become a Teen Book Buddy during December Recess Week! From 5:30 until 6:30pm: Teen Book Buddies will learn tips and skills on reading with children. Teens will earn community service hours. We will meet in the Meeting Room!  From 6:30 until 7:30pm: Children (ages 3-7) will be matched up with Teen Book Buddies. Stories may be told in group settings or one-on-one. Kids are invited to bring blankets, stuffed animals, and may come in pajamas (all optional)! We will meet in the Meeting Room!  To become a Teen Book Buddy, please email Molly at For Grades 6-12. 

Teen Read-In (*RR)
Friday, December 30, 2pm-4:30pm
Join us during a wintery afternoon (during December Recess Week) for a Teen Read-In!  Bring your favorite books or choose a title from a wide selection of teen library books provided. We will break up the afternoon with a boardgame and quiet hangout. Hot chocolate, tea, and snacks provided! Bring friends! Optional: feel free to bring pillows, blankets, and come in pajamas/comfortable clothes. For Grades 6-12.


Winter Carnival Party
Tuesday, December 27, 2pm-3pm
Join us for another good time at the Library! We'll be making a wintery craft, playing games and doing some dancing. For ages 3 to 11. No registration required. Come by to party with us any time between 2pm and 3pm. 

Wednesday, December 28, 11am-11:55am
Join us for science, math and technology activities every month! We'll do something different each time. Limited to 15. Registration required and begins on December 19th by calling the Children’s Room. For kids in grades 2 to 5. 

Acting Up with Readers’ Theatre
Wednesday, December 28, 2pm-3:30pm AND Thursday, December 29, 2pm-3:30pm
Join us as we create a short one-of-a-kind play based on a book. Attendees MUST BE ABLE TO COME TO BOTH SESSIONS. Wednesday, December 28th, and Thursday, December 29th. Each session is from 2-3:30pm. On Day 1, we will read the book, put together our script, assign parts and work on our costumes. On Day 2, we will practice our lines and acting, and put on our performance for everyone! Registration is required for this event as it is limited to 12. Sign up by calling the Children's desk beginning on December 19th. For independent readers ages 7 to 11. No prior experience necessary. 

DIY Craft: New Year’s Eve Edition
Friday, December 30, 11am-noon
Come make a fun craft with us today! We'll be making noisemakers--perfect for New Year's Eve! Please, only one craft per child. Drop in any time during the hour to create a craft project. No registration required. 

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