Ayer Library

Youth Services

Winter Storytime

Storytime will be held on the following Thursday mornings at 10:30 am:
February 9th: Ms. Amy with a special visit from Clifford the Big Red Dog
February 16th: Strega Mama featuring “Mr. Goat’s Valentine”
February 23rd: Vacation week storytime featuring play-doh sensory play
March 2nd: Ms. Amy with a special visit from Sparky the Fire Dog
March 16th: Becca featuring “How to Catch A Leprechaun”
March 23rd: Ms. Amy featuring “Green Eggs and Ham”
March 30th: Hands-On Nature featuring Owls & Their Prey

Wee Read & Play

Join us for a facilitated play, song & story hour! Wee Read & Play will be held on Friday, February 10th at 10:30 am and will feature the book “Little Blue Truck’s Valentine”, as well as fun with playing with trucks, cars, and toy vehicles! Children ages 0-5, accompanied by their caregivers, can join us in the Ayer Library Children’s Room for an hour of fun! No registration is required.


Join us for free lego building time in the children’s room! Build your own creation or try something new with our Lego Challenge cards on Wednesday, February 15th from 4 to 5 pm.

Dungeons & Dragons

Join the Adventurer’s Society on your first-ever mission. You find yourselves in the Candlekeep Library, quarantined in the cellar of this massive ancient magical library as a musical curse threatens to overtake the entire library. Find the source of the curse and defeat it before it’s too late! This session has a limit of seven participants. Please choose either a Wednesday or Saturday session. Register for the Wednesday session here or for the Saturday session here.

Dragon Party

Do you like dragons? Do you like books about dragons, like Wings of Fire, How to Train Your Dragon, Dragon Kingdom of Wrenly, & Dragons Love Tacos? Are you looking for something fun to do at the end of February vacation week? Look no further! Celebrate the various dragons of children’s literature and all things dragon. We will have snacks, games, a scavenger hunt, and crafts! Find us dragons and librarians in the children’s room for the dragonpalooza on February 24th at 2 pm. Costumes are encouraged!

Comic Book Club

Comic club is BACK! Do you like comic books or graphic novels? Do you like making your own comics? You’re in the right place! Join us on Wednesday, March 1st from 4 to 5 pm to make your own comics, get feedback and inspiration, share with friends, and talk about your favorite comics and graphic novels. We hope to see you there! We will provide comic panel sheets and special pencils.  No registration is required.

Pokemon Trading Card Club with Cheryl Robinson

Please join us for Pokemon Trading Card Club on Friday, March 3rd from 3:30 – 4:45 pm, hosted by Cheryl Robinson. This event will take place in the teen room of the Ayer Library. Bring your cards and come prepared to trade and battle!




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How can you find us?

Most of the time you can find all of us working at the Youth Services circulation desk, but if you have an idea or question that just can’t wait until your next trip, you can reach us by calling 978-772-8250 or sending us an email!

Ms. Amy: aleonard@cwmars.org

How can you find out what’s going on?

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  • Hours

    Tuesday: 10 am - 6 pm
    Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm
    Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
    Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
    Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm
    Closed Sunday and Monday

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    26 East Main Street
    Ayer, MA 01432