April Family Activities

Take and make activities for children and families in April – pick up curbside while supplies last.

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Thank You Postcards to Baystate Medical Center

April 1-15

Send a thank you postcard to workers at Baystate Medical Center! The take and make kit will contain two addressed and stamped postcards and coloring supplies. Remember all the staff that have worked so hard to keep us safe and healthy! When finished, just mail the card, and Baystate Medical Center will display it for all the workers to enjoy.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, Central Library, Forest Park Branch, East Forest Park Branch, East Springfield Branch

The Lorax Take and Make

April 1-22

Do you speak for the trees? Celebrate Earth Day with the Lorax! Pick up a Take and Make Bag curbside to make a Lorax of your own. Ages 5-10.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Springfield Branch, Mason Square Branch

Rainbow Ribbon Dancers

Postponed until May

Beading fun

March 1 – April 30

Looking for a fresh craft idea?  We have “bead-iful” fun just waiting for you! Children can make wristbands and necklaces to wear while practicing patterns, counting and fine motor skills.  We’ll provide a bag full of plastic and wooden beads along with a variety of string, yarn and pipe cleaners.  Ideal for children ages 3-8 with older children welcome. Call for convenient curbside pickup.

At the following locations: Brightwood Branch, East Springfield Branch, Forest Park Branch, Mason Square Branch, Sixteen Acres Branch

Color scavenger hunt

March 15 – April 30

What colored items can you find outside this spring? Pick up a scavenger hunt curbside, or download and print from online! Head outside to find what’s on the list. Return the list during curbside hours to claim a prize. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us!

Available online or at all library locations.