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Family Literacy Month


Family Literacy Month, sponsored by the state of New Hampshire on behalf of the UNIQUE College Investing Plan, focuses on special activities and events that showcase the importance of family literacy. This November, the museum features:

  • Special Storytime performance by Quint-essential Winds on Saturday, November 4, 10:30am >>

  • A Books Alive program featuring a costumed Pout Pout Fish storybook character >>

  • Free book giveaway (The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle) starting the first week and going till supplies last (one book per family)

  • Each week there will be different Muse Studio art activity, and STEAM Lab project based on different authors of books that will be out for children to read.

    • November 1-12: Features author Bill Martin (Chicka Chicka Boom Boom)

    • November 13-19: Features author and illustrator Eric Carle

    • November 20-26: Featuring author Julia Donaldson (The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom)

    • November 27 - December 3: Featuring author and illustrator Jan Brett (The Mitten)

  • Tips for caregivers to integrate pre-literacy skills into play time at home

  • Our regular Baby Storytime and Toddler Tinker Time programs with special sensory bins, games, songs and activities that target literacy skills!

Please remember that ALL special Family Literacy Month activities and programs are included with museum admission (and free for Members), and the only thing you need to to participate, is reserve spots in the museum's morning or afternoon play sessions that correspond to the date of the program you want to join!

2023 Literacy Month Calendar
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