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We're working to provide free, virtual programs you can enjoy from anywhere. See individual program listings below for details.



Virtual Baby Storytime

Songs, rhymes, and a book that build early literacy skills while you bond with baby. Geared to babies birth to 24mos and their caregivers. Join us on Facebook at 10am for premieres, or watch on Facebook or YouTube later at the time that works best for you and your baby.

Facebook Premieres

Tuesdays, January 19-March 9 at 10:00 a.m.



Zoom Bilingual Storytime: Spring / Primavera

Rhymes, songs and books in both English and Spanish about Spring. Rimas, cuentos y canciones en inglés y español acerca de la primavera

Zoom Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 10 10:00 a.m.


Virtual Family Storytime

Let's talk, sing, read, write (in the air) and play together as we share stories and rhymes.  We'll build early literacy and school readiness skills while we have fun! Geared to ages 2-5 with their caregivers.  Premiering on Facebook at 10:00a.m., available for later viewing on Facebook and YouTube at your convenience.

Facebook Premieres

           Thursdays, January 20-March 11 at 10:00 a.m.



Contemporary Women Writers Book Group Online

For March, we will be reading A Good Neighborhood by Therese Fowler. We will be holding our meeting virtually via Zoom. Register for this event to receive the meeting link and instructions for joining the discussion.

Zoom Virtual Events

Third Tuesday of each month, 7-8 p.m., 3/16, 4/20, 5/18



Discord Dungeons and Dragons for Teens

For teens, middle school and up, drop in for D&D! All skill levels welcome. We will be meeting virtually through an online server software called Discord. Discord requires an account but can be used through any web browser.

Access Discord and create a login here: 

Access to the D&D server is through this link:

Discord Virtual Events

Fridays, 4-6 p.m. 2/26, 3/19, 4/23


Yellow Wife: A Conversation with Authors Sadeqa Johnson and Priscilla Paton

Join us for a live virtual program with Sadeqa Johnson, author of Yellow Wife, published in January, and local author Priscilla Paton, author of Should Grace Fail, published December 2020. Yellow Wife, a Globe and Mail best-seller and one of O Magazine’s “2021 Most Anticipated Historical Fiction Novels," is a harrowing story that follows an enslaved woman forced to barter love and freedom while living in the most infamous slave jail in Virginia. Register at to receive the Zoom link. 

Zoom Virtual Event

Monday, March 22, 6:30 p.m.


Virtual 40-LEGO Challenge: Let's Build on Zoom! 

20 kids. 20 bags of 40 random LEGO bricks. Three challenges we’ll build and share live over Zoom. Let’s build, chat, and see how everyone tackles the same challenges with different bricks. Be prepared to describe what you build! To-go bags of LEGO available at the children’s desk starting March 15—you must register for and attend the March 24 program for a bag. Register online at, or in person at the children’s desk. LEGOs are sterilized and yours to keep. For elementary-aged kids. 20 spots available.

Zoom Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 24, 1:00 p.m.


Virtual Puppet Show: Loon Song

As the constellations move into their spring location, Grandfather Turtle waits with anticipation for the return of his beloved granddaughter, Loon. He remembers the Ojibwe stories he told her and some of the lessons they carry that he used to guild her as she matured. Told with hand and rod puppets, Loon’s Song touches on Ojibwe culture and loon biology. Premiering on Facebook at 10:00a.m.

Facebook Premiere

Thursday, March 25 at 10:00 a.m.





View live streams and videos on Facebook Live

To watch our Facebook Live events, visit the Northfield Public Library Facebook page. Any live video streams will be available in our newsfeed. 

To receive notifications when we are live, be sure to “like" Northfield Public Library on Facebook!

To watch our saved virtual program streams, visit our videos page on our Facebook!

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