Steep Rock Workshop: Pinecone Bird Feeders

Saturday, February 4th @ 1 p.m.


We are pleased to welcome back Steep Rock Association as we once again team up to reach out to community children.  Learn to identify birds commonly seen at feeders.  Make a simple DIY bird feeder using pinecones, birdseed, butter, and twine, and watch the pretty winter birds flock to your backyard!  This program is best suited for ages 5 years or older and limited to 25 kids. Registration is required!

Love Your Library Day!

Saturday, February 11

February is Love Your Library Month and GML will be celebrating with activities for all ages!

Game Time: Kids Create Absurdity (4th & 5th Grade) @ 11 am-12pm


Join Ms. Ashley and play a game of “Kids Create Absurdity.” This fun and unpredictable card game is full of crazy questions and hilarious answers. Some cards even include singing, doing impressions, telling stories or creating your own silly combinations. Snacks will be provided. Registration is required!

Love Your Library Crafts for Kids @ 1 pm-2pm


Ms. Linda will have a variety of games and crafts for little ones. Create a jar of candy hearts, a flamingo pencil topper, or an actual love monster. There will be plenty of pink, red, glitter, and lace to make your creations extra special! If you complete the scavenger hunt you’ll win a special Valentine’s Day treat. 


Winter Reading Book Talk @ 11 am-12pm

GML and the Hickory Stick Bookshop have teamed up for our Readopoly Reading Challenge which runs through the end of March. Come share which books you are reading and get recommendations for the remaining challenges! Join Librarians Audra MacLaren and Jessica Zaccagnini for hot cocoa and a book talk on great reads you can use to complete the 2023 Winter Reading Challenge! Register here. 


Library After Hours: Pizza and Movie Night: (Minions: The Rise of Gru)

Friday, February 17th 5:30-7 p.m.


4th & 5th graders are invited to come to GML after hours for a showing of minions: The Rise of Gru! Parents, drop your kids off after the library closes-we will order pizza from Washington Pizza. Bring a comfortable pillow to sit on!

Please register in advance so that we can      order enough pizza for everyone.

“In the heart of the 1970s, amidst a flurry of feathered hair and flared jeans, Gru is growing up in the suburbs. A fanboy of a supervillain supergroup known as the Vicious 6, Gru hatches a plan to become evil enough to join them. Luckily, he gets some mayhem-making back-up from his loyal followers, the Minions.” Runtime: 1hr 30min (Rated PG) 

Storytime Programs

Toddler Playscape Fun Time

Mondays, February 27 – April 3rd 

10 – 11 a.m


Kids up to 5 years old and their caregivers are invited to come Monday mornings for some creative fun on our tumbling blocks and foam mats. This indoor activity is an easy way to entertain your little ones and get the wiggles out. Registration is required!

Morning Toddler Storytime

Fridays, March 3rd – March 31st

10:30 – 11:15 a.m


For 2-year-olds and their caregivers.  A cheery program of stories, music, rhymes, and crafts designed for busy toddlers. Registration is required!

Afternoon Preschool Storytime

Fridays, March 3rd – March 31st

2:15 – 3 p.m


For 3-4-year-olds and their caregivers. This program promotes social skills through stories, fingerplays, flannel board activities, music, and crafts. These programs feature seasonal themes and offer relaxed and friendly social time for moms, as well as preschoolers. Bring a friend or make some new ones! Registration is required!

After School Programs

Kindergarten and First Grade Story Craft
Tuesdays, Febuary 28th – April 4th

3:30 – 4:15 p.m


It’s cold outside but come stay cozy at the library with books while listening to stories about snow, winter, winter animals, and spring. Registration is required!

Second and Third Grade Story Craft
Thursdays, March 2nd – April 6th

3:30 – 4:15 p.m


Brrr… It’s cold outside. Come bundle up and listen to winter-themed stories hosted by guests from the community who want to share their love of books with children here at the junior library. Get ready for some fun winter crafts as well – what a great way to enjoy a cold winter day! Registration is required!