CALLIGRAPHY CLASS. Monday, May 19, 6:30 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. Using bamboo pens and walnut ink, participants will practice the strokes needed to create or scribe the letters used in Arabic alphabets. After participants have perfected one word or a small phrase, the design will be transferred to a small canvas or paper and organized around a geometric shape. Color can also be added to create a truly personalized take-home project. Details and registration at 978-531-0100, ext. 10, or www.peabodylibrary.org.
CRAFT TIME. Thursday, May 15, 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Green Meadows Farm, 656 Asbury St., Hamilton. A nature-related craft time. Workshops geared for prekindergarten children to grade three. Free; drop in at 11 a.m. or 3:30 p.m. 978-468-2277.
MUSIC & MOVEMENT CONCERT. Wednesday, May 21, 10:30 a.m., Peabody Institute Library, 82 Main St., Peabody. Music and Movement Concert with singer/storyteller Steve Blunt. Lively musical performance for children up to age 5 and their caregivers. Free admission, but advance registration is required at 978-531-0100, ext. 29, or peabodylibrary.org.
MAGNETIC PERSONALITY: ARTS & CRAFTS. Monday, May 19, 11 a.m., Flint Public Library, 1 S. Main St., Middleton. For children ages 3 to 6. “Imajine That” visits the library for a fun and informative magnet story time and craft. Sign up at 978-774-8132 or www.flintlibrary.org.
PAJAMAS & BOOKS. Tuesday, May 20, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., S. Hamilton. Parents with children up to age 5 are invited to join Sue Shepard for books, music and intentional time together. Children may wear pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed friend. Preregister by contacting Lisa Cheney at 978-468-5489 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Presented in collaboration with the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant and the Department of Early Education and Care. www.hwlibrary.org.
LEGOMANIA. Wednesday, May 21, 3 p.m., Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, 14 Union St., S. Hamilton. Children in kindergarten through grade five are invited to drop by and create a masterpiece, share ideas and designs, and work individually or as a team. Non-competitive, non-robotics program. www.hwlibrary.org.