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Thayer Public Library, 798 Washington Street, Braintree MA 02184, Phone 781-848-0405
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kids bike helmetStory Hours & Programs
6-week toddler and preschool story hours offered four time per year.
Monthly after-school craft programs.
Regular performances by professional entertainers.
Periodic family story hours on evenings and Saturdays.
Pre-registration is required for all programs.
Check the calendar for special events.

Summer Reading
Participate in the state-wide summer reading program for reading fun all summer long.

Display Cases
Two display cases are available to showcase children's collections. Click here for more information. Sign-up is on a bi-weekly basis.

Play Area
There is a space for quiet play while relaxing in the library. Puppets, the puppet theatre, stuffed animals and puzzles are available for use within the library.

Reference Services
A reference collection, online databases, and internet sources are available. A Librarian is available 35 hours a week for assistance.

Children, with parental permission, may use computers for internet access, word processing, and computer games. Cyber Patrol filters are installed on all computers.

Museum Passes
Please see the adult reference desk, located on the lower level, for passes to area museums.

Teachers & Schools
Class and teacher visits are welcomed. There are extended circulation periods for teachers. If you wish to inform us of an upcoming homework assignment, please email Elisabeth Strachan.


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