Free Storytime at the Museums

– Free for kids (18 months to 6 years old), parents, & caregivers.
– Programs include reading from children’s book, activity, & museum takeaway.
– Focus on play, Newton history, literacy, & lessons from our two museums.
– Morning at 10:30 am & Evening at 7:00 pm, lasting 30-45 minutes.

March 1st, 10:30 am in the Library: In this first installment of our exciting new Storytime at the Museum program, preschoolers and their caregivers will learn how much fun a library can be with Amelia Bedelia, Bookworm. Children will then be invited to create their own book, which can be added to each time they come back for Storytime. This program will be held in the Dewing Library Exhibit at the Durant-Kenrick House & Grounds. Learn More Here

March 15th, 7:00 pm Growing Up in the 19th Century: This week preschoolers and their caregivers will get a glimpse into 19th century life with The Ox Cart Man. They will get to interact with household items from our collection and learn about growing up in Newton in the 19th century at the Jackson Homestead. Learn More Here

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