Summer 2011 Events for Children at the South End Library

The South End Library has scheduled the following events for children during the summer of 2011. To sign up or make inquiries, call Margaret Gardner, Children's Librarian, at 617 536-8241. Click here for South End Library hours, location and additional information. JUNE:

Short films for young children, Mondays at 10:30 AM


Story hour for young children in the  "One World Many Stories" series, Wednesdays 10:30 AM

Share a Story Book Club, children grades 1-3. Read a book, do a craft. Mondays, July 25 through August 22nd, 1-3 PM

Summer Book Club, children grades 3-8. Choose books, do crafts and more. Tuesdays, July 5th through August 23rd, from 1-3 PM

For all readers all summer long: pick up your summer reading books at the library, rad, and earn great rewards for every five books you read.


Garden Art from Recycled Materials with Daisy Cushner. Make mobiles and more from recycled stuff for your garden. Use your own materials or ours. All ages welcome. July 11, at 1:00 PM.

World of Bridges: a special design and build class from the Museum of Science. For children aged 7-10. Each class can accommodate 20 participants. Call the library to register. Monday, July 18, two classes, one at 1 PM, the other at 2 PM.

Special Tour of the South End's Animal Rescue League. For children in grades 1-3. Call the library to register. Meet at the SE Library for the walk to ARL. Wednesday, July 13, at 1 PM.

PJ Story Time in Library Park. For parents and older children. Please bring a book to read aloud or a story to tell. Cookies and juice provided. Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30 PM.


Spanish in Motion with Jouvette Shortell, Wednesdays in August at 10:30 AM

Special Tour of the South End Animal Rescue League. For children grades 4-7. Call the library to register. Meet at the library at 1 PM on August 3.

Master Story Teller Mark Binder with Great Tales for One World, Many Stories. For children aged 5-10. Monday, August 1 at 11 AM

Read and Run with Personal trainer Michele Craemer. Meet at the library to read with Michele from her new book. Then run to the Butterfly Garden on SW Corridor Park and, finally, do boot camp calisthenics in Titus Sparrow Park. Tuesday August 2 and Thursday August 4 at 1 PM.

Doll. e. Daze, a Show for All Children. Monday, August 15 at 10:20 AM.

More Art with Daisy Cushner. Functional origami using recycled stuff. For everyone who shows up. Tuesday, August 16, at 1 PM.

End of Summer Reading Party in Library Park. For everyone. August 16, at 6:30 PM.