Family Literacy Month focuses on special activities and events that showcase the importance of family literacy. The museum hosts literacy activities in the Muse Studio, additional storytimes, special guests from the community, books galore, tips for families and caregivers on how to make literacy fun, and more.
First Friends Playgroup & Baby Storytime
Wednesdays, November 7, 14, 21, 28
A drop-in opportunity for parents and babies/toddlers (ages 6 months to two years) to play. This program is free for museum Members and regular admission applies for Non-members.
Literacy Celebration: Usborne Book Sale
At the Museum: Friday, November 9, noon-4pm
Online Sale: November 2-16
To help the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire kick off Family Literacy Month, Usborne Books consultant Sarah Flynn will have a variety of Usborne books in the museum’s MUSE Studio for visitors to shop on Friday, November 9 from noon-4pm.All books she will have at the museum will be available for sale that day, as well as in an online sale, each sale of which will help earn the museum free books for our educators to use during our popular drop-in storytimes. Come play in the museum, explore a book, and help spread the love of reading to young children. Free with museum admission. To shop Sarah’s online sale visit https://p5838.myubam.com/818865.
Books Alive: Pete the Cat
Saturday, November 10, 10am-2pm
Pete the Cat, that groovy feline who likes to sing his songs as he goes along, will be visiting the Museum to greet young fans and help promote the love of reading!
Join us for our first ever Family Book Club! We’ll select a book that you can check out from your local library - then check our website where we’ll provide yummy recipes for a healthy dinner, fun table decoration craft ideas, discussion topics, and a family service project recommendation.
Book Character Party
Saturday, November 24, 10am-5pm
Dress as your favorite character from your favorite book and come to the museum to hear lots of special storytimes featuring some of OUR favorite books!
November in the Muse Studio:
Family Literacy Month
Drop-in to enjoy lots of laughable, lovable, literacy fun for all ages! Crafts, games, projects and challenges are available throughout the month, perfect for all ages.
November in the STEAM Lab:
This month in the STEAM Lab, drop-in to celebrate Literacy Month with activities and experiments inspired by books. Listen to a story, and try an experiment or project related to it in our STEAM lab. These activities are free with museum admission.