June Events


Please register for all programs at: actonlibrary.org. All programs are free and open to the public.    

Friday mornings
Rise and Shine Story Time, On the Lawn
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Join Miss Chloe on the library lawn, weather permitting, for a fun interactive Story Time. Best for children ages 2 to 4 years old.

Saturday, June 12. Rain date: June 19.
Jamilah Henna Creations on the Lawn
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Kids in Grades 4 – 7! Jamilah Henna Creations will be on the lawn of the library to create a beautiful henna art design on your hand and arm. You can choose a 15 minute time slot between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. Please observe mask and social distancing protocols. Free and open to all children in Grades 4 through 7; REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. After registration, you will be called with your time slot. ALL CHILDREN UNDER AGE 12 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A RESPONSIBLE ADULT OVER AGE 18, AT ALL TIMES.

June 18 – August 20
Children’s Summer Reading Program: Tails & Tales!
Get ready for a great summer of reading! Go to actonlibrary.org to sign up, track your time, write book reviews, and claim prizes. Earn an Acton Reading Buck for every 20 minutes of reading to “spend” on our READ to BEAD program and get special beads to create your own unique design. The more you read, the more you bead! This program is for children ages infant – Grade 5. We have a special Baby/Toddler Prize Box exclusively for babies and toddlers.

June 25
Family Nights on the Lawn: Hooked on Llamas
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Country Quilt Llamas is bringing a live llama to the lawn of the library. Learn all about llamas, listen to a story, and pet the llama. Registration is required.


Ongoing – Crafts and Kits
Free and open to all.
Please register at: actonlibrary.org.

Grab ‘N Go Crafts
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Register online, or call the library, to pick up a fun craft through our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week. Best for ages 3 and up.

Grab ‘N Go Origami
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Register online, or call the library, to pick up an origami craft through our Curbside Service. A new origami craft will be featured each week. Best for ages 5 and up.

Story Time in a Bag
Check out one of our Baby Story Time Bags! Each bag contains themed board books, fingerplays, and a toy just right for your infant or toddler.

Children’s Book Bags and Kits
For preschool children, take home a themed picture book kit with themes such as: Going to the Dentist; Potty Training for Girls/Boys; Shapes; Colors; New Baby; My Body Belongs to Me; Yoga for Kids, and more! For older children, we have kits such as: PowerClix Magnetic Building; Connecticut, My State; Picasso Tiles Magnetic Building; Lap Loom; Ukulele and more. All kits go out for three weeks.