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April 9, 2015

Kids can make lasting memories

Kids can make a memory book on Tuesday, April 14 at 3:45 p.m. You supply the memories and we'll supply the decorations. No sign-ups needed. Kids grades K-6. For more information contact the Children's Room at 781-848-0405, ext. 4425. This program is part of One Braintree, One Book 2015: "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova.

Resume building workshop

Join One Life at a Time on Thursday, April 16 from 10:30 a.m.-noon to create a professional resume that reflects your skills, knowledge and education. One Life at a Time is a non-profit organization helping those in need of employment assistance.

Braintree birthday cards

Kids celebrate Braintree's 375th birthday by joining us on Thursday, April 23 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. and make a birthday card. Create anything you can imagine using the library's art and craft supply. Cards will be displayed at the Town Hall on May 13th at the birthday celebration! No sign-ups needed.

Chocolate fest for teens

Teens are invited to celebrate chocolate and candy on Saturday, April 25 from 3-4 p.m. Taste different types of chocolate and candy, test your knowledge of sweets with trivia, and make your own chocolate treats to eat or take home. Registration required. Teens ages 12-17. For more information contact Ellen Seeburger at 781-848-0405, ext. 4415, or by email at 

Brain Building Week

Make a Puppet: Join Thayer Public Library and Quincy/Braintree Family Network to celebrate Brain Building on Tuesday, April 14 at 10 a.m. Children and their care-givers will use their brain power to make a puppet. Make a puppet project is an activity to encourage creativity and promote literacy readiness skills. This free program is co-sponsored by the Thayer Public Library and the Quincy Braintree Family Network, part of Quincy Community Action Programs. For ages 5 and under and their caregiver. No registration needed. 

Jeff Jam Sing-along

Come sing, dance and brain build with Jeff Jam and his guitar on Friday, April 17 at 10:3O a.m. Music is a great way to build a strong foundation for learning in young children. Science shows that brain connections that support math, reading and body awareness are strengthened by music.

This free program is co-sponsored by the Thayer Public Library and the Quincy Braintree Family Network, part of Quincy Community Action Programs. For ages under 5. No registration needed. Funded by a grant from the Massachusetts Dept. of Early Education and Care.

Terri Stano, director of Thayer Public Library, submits this column with contributions from Thayer's professional staff librarians. Their goal is to highlight events, programs, materials and people associated with the library and its services.

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