Sing-Alongs and Playgroups

From September through May, The Jane Gray Dustan Children’s Room offers regular sing-alongs and playgroups, for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.

For specific dates, see our Events Calendar.

  • STEM Playgroup

    Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
    This weekly playgroup is for children age 4 and under and meets most weeks through May. Join teachers from the Watertown school system for a fun-filled time with free play, activity centers, circle time with songs and movement activities, and lots of fun. Even the youngest children can explore STEM —science, technology, engineering and math!

     
  • Literacy Playgroup

    Fridays at 10:30am
    This weekly playgroup is for children age 4 and under and meets most weeks through May. Also led by teachers from the Watertown school system, this parent and child group supports your child’s language and literacy development. You will play, read, sing and take home new ideas.

     
  • Singalong with Julie

    Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., usually the first Wednesday of the month
    Julie Goetze has been leading singalongs at the Belmont Public Library for over 30 years, and her style and energy are unparalleled. She brings musical fun and finger plays right to the children’s room, singing and leading the youngest children in traditional songs and nursery rhymes. Julie usually performs on the first Wednesday of the month.

     
  • Songs with Liz Buchanan

    Fridays at 10:30, usually the third Friday of the month
    A singer, guitarist, songwriter and music teacher, Liz Buchanan has been leading popular musical programs for children since 1996. Her singalongs include original tunes as well as traditional favorites. Liz performs in the library’s Assembly Room, usually on the third Friday of the month.