Southwick Public Library July Events

June 25, 2024

Book Tasting: 7/2 @1:00-2:00pm Registration Required

For Grades 3-6. Not sure what to read next? Come to the Southwick Public Libraries Book tasting you will sample different genres of books pulled from the MCBA 24-25 nominee list while you enjoy some tasty snacks. You could also win a book of your own to take home in our raffle! To register please visit

Stories and Song: Baby Play Group: 7/9 @10:00am Registration encouraged

Children Ages 0-2 and caregiver get time to socialize and play at the Southwick Public Library presented by Pathways for Parents. Tina brings toys, stories, and songs. To register please visit

Toddler Storytime: 7/11 @10:30am: “Make a Splash!” Registration encouraged

Build early literacy skills through movement, rhymes/songs, and a story at the Southwick Public Library. Followed by parachute play. Approximately 20 minutes. For Ages 18m-2 years with Caregiver. To register please visit

STEAM Activity: 7/15 @12:30pm Registration encouraged

Presented by Pathways for Parents for Ages 3-6 years with caregiver at the Southwick Public Library. Explore the concepts of S.T.E.A.M. A DIY Kaleidoscope activity with a story is a fun way to explore light, reflections, symmetry, measurements and crafting! Addresses skills including cutting, measuring and more. To register please visit

Artful Mechanisms: 7/18 @2:15-3:45pm Registration Required

For Ages 5 and up with a caregiver at the Southwick Public Library. An exciting Make and Take program, brought to us by Playful Engineers. Children will receive instructions on how to build using unconventional materials to create moving mechanisms! To register please visit

Ready for K: 7/22 @10:30am Registration encouraged

For incoming Kindergarteners. ECD specialist from Pathways for Parents teach essential K-readiness skills (letter, shapes, numbers, etc) at the Southwick Public Library. Information for parents, strategies to work on, and materials will be provided. To register please visit

Mix It Up Family Program: 7/23 @6:30pm Registration encouraged

Sunprints and Recycled Shape Printing. This program for Families at the Southwick Public Library focuses on crafts and process art activities. We will meet outside (weather permitting). Come dressed for mess! Adults may want to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Feel free to bring a picnic for before or after. To register please visit

Pop-up Art “Coral Reef Sculpture”: 7/24 @3:30-5:00 pm Registration Required

For Ages 8 and up at the Southwick Public Library. Transform recycled materials into a vibrant coral reef, with splashes of colorful paint and crafty bits. Create an underwater scene that's truly splash-tacular! Get ready to explore a sea of fun! To register please visit

Hands-on Nature “Big Predators” 7/30 @4:30-5:30pm Registration Required

For Ages 5 and up at the Southwick Public Library. Bears, coyotes, wolves, oh my! Learn which large wild predators are left in MA and which have been extirpated. Understand food chains and what is meant by “survival of the fittest”. Includes a fun predator/prey activity! To register please visit