Maritime Mondays

Maritime Mondays

Every Monday at 10:30 AM

Designed for children 18 months to 8 years. FREE with $1 Museum admission.

Fun for both children and parents! Join us every Monday morning for engaging activities with your children as they learn how we are all connected to the world’s waters with story time and a craft. This program is designed for children from 18 months to 8 years.

Upcoming Dates:

25 FEB

Anansi Goes Fishing

Written by Eric A. Kimmel and illustrated by Janet Stevens

Monday, February 25, 2019 • 10:30 AM

This week’s book:
In another wonderful children’s story written by Eric A. Kimmel and illustrated by Janet Stevens, Anansi the spider plans to trick a friend into catching his dinner but things take an interesting turn. Come find out what happens in Anansi Goes Fishing!

Anansi Goes Fishing


Twinkle, Twinkle Small Hoku

Written by Jane Gillespie and illustrated by Jing Jing Tsong

Monday, March 4, 2019 • 10:30 AM

This week’s book:
Twinkle, Twinkle Small Hoku is a Hawaiiana version of the classic rhyme that takes children on a poetic journey across the ocean with canoe paddlers. This sweet story of a dream filled with adventures by author Jane Gillespie could be perfect to lull your little ones to sleep for a nap or bedtime.

11 MAR

My Blue Boat

Written and illustrated by Chris L. Demarest

Monday, March 11, 2019 • 10:30 AM

This week’s book:
What kind of exciting discoveries can be found when a child leaves her bathtub in My Blue Boat? Find out as author and illustrator Chris L. Demarest takes you on a child’s journey to an imaginary ocean voyage!

18 MAR

The Mermaid

Written and illustrated by Jan Brett

Monday, March 18, 2019 • 10:30 AM

This week’s book:
When a young mermaid chances upon a gorgeous house made of seashells and coral, will she find treasure or trouble? Chock full of fish and fauna and adventure, The Mermaid is an intriguing version of Goldilocks that is sure to enchant readers of all ages. Author and illustrator Jan Brett transports this classic fairy tale to a magical setting inspired by the seas off the coast of Okinawa, Japan.

25 MAR

Sail Away, Little Boat

Written by Janet Buell and illustrated by Jui Ishida

Monday, March 25, 2019 • 10:30 AM

This week’s book:
When two children launch their toy boat into “the wild roving brook,” they wonder if it’s lost forever. Follow along on a toy boat’s journey in Sail Away, Little Boat, as it meanders from brook to ocean and encounters a myriad of wildlife. This illustrative rhyme, written by Janet Buell and illustrated by Jui Ishida, brings to life the beauty of nature.

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