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Want to entertain kids during February break?

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Saugus Public Library offers family options during school vacation week (Feb. 22-26)

(Editor’s Note: The following info is from a press release issued by Amy Melton, head of children’s services at the Saugus Public Library [SPL].)

  The Children’s Room at the SPL invites children and families to stop by during winter break to enjoy a variety of fun activities. There will be prizes – including donations from Jersey Mike’s and In the Game!

  Storybook Scavenger Hunt: Find your favorite storybook characters throughout the Children’s Room (Tues.-Sat.). Win a prize if you find them all!

  Presidents’ Day Trivia: Test your knowledge of presidential history (Tues.-Sat.). Can you guess who the tallest president was? Take a picture with our life-size drawing of Abe Lincoln. Learn how to make one of your own!

  Take & Make Craft: Take a free bear craft kit to make at home (Tues.-Sat.).

  Mom’s Night Off: Kowloon Family Restaurant Gift Card Raffle: Enter a raffle to win a $20 gift card to Kowloon Family Restaurant (Tues.-Thurs.; the winner will be notified Friday).

  Boston Bruins Pajama Drive: Last but not least, give the gift of comfort and warmth to kids and teens by donating a new pair of pajamas. Your kids will love picking them out and bringing them in to donate. See the link on our website for what sizes are most needed. The pajama drive runs through March 31

  The new Jersey Mike’s in Saugus, In the Game of Peabody and Dunkin’ on 86 Broadway have all generously donated gift cards to give away to the kids for completing activities at the library during February Break! So, lots of prizes!

  In addition to these ongoing activities, we’re offering the following virtual program:

  Kids Virtual Stained Glass Mosaic Suncatcher Program

  When: Thursday, Feb. 24, 10:30 a.m.

  Ages: six to 12.

  Register, pick up a mosaic kit at the library then join Leslie from Ways of Color on Zoom to put it together. Each kit includes real glass pieces, plexiglass base, nontoxic water-soluble glue, string and easy-to-follow instructions. Adult supervision is recommended for younger children.

  Registration required. To register email melton@noblenet.org. This event is limited to 25 participants.

  For more information email melton@noblenet.org.

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