The Baker Free Library offers weekly, monthly, and seasonal programs for children of all ages and their families. For those events requiring registration, visit our online calendar to sign up, or call the library at (603) 224-7113. Programs that require registration will be noted in the description below.
 

Storytimes Begin November 4th
Once again, the library will host three storytimes each week for our youngest patrons and their caregivers, with content designed for all age groups. Storytimes will run in 6-week sessions, with a short break in between. This year, registration is not required for storytimes. Simply join us whenever you can. The fall session runs from November 4 -- December 12.

 
Baby Stay n' Play: Mondays, 11AM
A play group for infants from birth to 18 months, in the company of a parent or caregiver. Enjoy rhymes, music and movement with your little one! We’ll end with plenty of open play time, utilizing our collection of toys and manipulatives.
 
 
Toddler Storytime: Thursdays, 10:30AM
For children from 18 months to 3 years of age, in the company of a parent or caregiver. We’ll share stories, songs, flannels and more, and end with an open play time, allowing parents and their children to socialize and play together.
 
 
Preschool Storytime: Tuesdays, 10:30AM
A storytime designed for children aged 3-5, in the company of a parent or caregiver. Spark your child's curiosity as we learn about a new topic each week through stories, songs, music and movement! Includes a simple craft at the end of each session.
 
 

Polar Express Holiday Party!
Saturday, December 14 | For Bow Residents & Cardholders

 
BFL's Polar Express holiday party returns for a second year! Wear your pajamas and hop on board for a reading of The Polar Express by Chris van Allsburg. After the story, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while making a wintry craft in our cafe space. And don't forget to bring your wishlist -- this event will feature a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus! Children will have the opportunity to meet and take a holiday picture with Santa (please bring your own camera/phone). 

Registration is not required for this event, but space is limited so please arrive promptly. This event is for Bow residents and library cardholders only, due to space limitations.
 
Saturday, December 14 | 10:30AM
 
 

Monthly Programs

       
 

Tinker Tuesdays
First Tuesday of the Month | 3:30PM
This group meets on the first Tuesday of each month, providing children aged 7-12 with an opportunity to explore scientific topics through hands-on activities. Registration is required for this event. Please register for every session you plan to attend. Children under 10 should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
 
Tuesday, December 3  | 3:30 - 4:30PM
Snow & Ice

Krafts 4 Kids
First Wednesday of the Month | 3:00PM
An afterschool craft program for students in grades K-4, along with a parent or guardian. Create a new project every month! All materials will be provided by the library. Registration is required for this event. Please register for every session you plan to attend.
 
Wednesday, December 4 | 3:00 - 3:45PM
Sock Snowmen
 

Bookaneers Book Club
Third Thursday of the Month | 4:00PM
The Bookaneers is a new book club for 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students! This group will meet on the third Thursday of each month at 4:00PM. Explore new books and genres, and take part in a craft or project inspired by each book. Copies of each month's selected title will be provided by the library. Registration is required for this event. Please register for every session you plan to attend.
 
Thursday, November 21 | 4:00 - 5:00PM
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead