Children's Programs

Dartmouth Public Libraries Story Time

Fall 2023 Southworth Library Story Time
 Thursdays at 11 am from September 28th to December 7th
(skipping Nov. 23rd)
No registration is required.

Fall 2023 North Branch Library Story Time
Mondays at 11am from October 2nd to December 11th
(skipping October 9th)
No registration is required.


Deck Our Halls with Holiday Fun
Saturday, December 9th 
10:30am - Southworth

A story, a winter themed ornament craft, and tree decorating oh my! Join Miss Christie for this fun seasonal program.  
Registration required. 
Sign up starting November 24th.


Holiday/Winter Cupcake Decorating Competition for 9-12 year olds
Saturday, December 16th
2:30 - 3:30pm 
North Branch Library

A holiday/winter themed cupcake decorating contest in the style of “Cupcake Wars”.
All participants will decorate two cupcakes themselves based on themes that will they will 
pick out of a hat that day. There will be two separate rounds with one cupcake per round. Judging will take place after each round.
We will provide participants with cupcakes, frosting, pretzels, and marshmallows. 
 It is up to participants to bring in any other supplies that they need.

Winners will be announced at the end of the competition. 
Judging will be based on overall appearance, creativity, and theme.
Registration required 
Please stop by either Southworth or the North Branch Library to register 
starting November 24th 
Space is limited.

Southworth Library Baby Songs

Baby Songs Meeting RecordingFall 2023 Baby Songs Wednesdays at 10 am in the Southworth Library September 27th - December 6th. No registration required.

We invite children, from babies to toddlers, to come and enjoy songs, a book, fingerplays, and more. Caregivers must attend the program with their children. Parents and babies up to age 3. The 20 minute interactive program is ordinarily held in the Storytime Room on the lower level of the Southworth Library September through December and again from January through May. Summer hours vary.

Little Bookworms Book Club (8 to 10 Years Old)

2023-2024: It's a new year with new books to discuss with friends! Join us on release day Wednesdays at 1:30 pm for "Little Bookworms" a book club designed specifically for 8-10 year olds. Each month we will discuss the book chosen and do some fun activities. We will alternate meeting between Southworth Library and North Branch Library. Email Miss Christie with any questions

Registration required. Click here to register. for the following below:

  • Wednesday, Oct 4, 2023 - Southworth
  • Wednesday, Jan 10, 2024  - North Branch
  • Wednesday, Feb 7, 2024 - Southworth
  • Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - North Branch
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - Southworth
  • Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - North Branch

Teen Advisory GroupTeen Advisory Group

Counts towards Community Service. Contact Christie at 508-999-0726, ext. 4203 if interested.

Our Southworth Library Storytime Room Has:

  • Toys and Puzzles
  • A Puppet Stage with Puppets
  • Board Books
  • Early Learning Literacy Stations

Our North Branch Children's Room Has:

  • A Puppet Stage with Puppets
  • Toys and Puzzles
  • Board Books
  • Large and Small Stuffed Animals
  • Early Learning Literacy Stations