Welcome!

The Children’s Department offer numerous programs, diverse book and audiovisual collections, computers and tablets, games, and much more.  Stop in soon!

Programs

Face masks required for in-person programs.

Bubbles & Chalk: Wednesdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29;  10:30 am – 11:00 am                        Come chalk the library sidewalks, play with bubbles and more. Grades Preschool -5.

 

Garden Club*: Wednesday, September 1  1:30 – 2:00 pm

Be prepared to get dirty as we tend  our raised garden bed. For children going into grades 1-5. *Registration required.

 

FAMILY PROGRAM: Adventure Movie Afternoons*

Wednesdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Take a break mid-week to unwind at the library! We will show popular family adventure movies the month of September and there will be time to grab that next adventure book to read together!  Our first movie is Peter Pan! This event is held in the Duryea room.

*Registration is required and opens August 18 for our first movie.

 

Smart Beginnings Lap-sit Story Time* via ZOOM : Thursdsays, September 2, 9, 23 & 30;  10:30 am to 10:50 am 

Join Kim online for stories, songs and rhymes with your friends!  *Registration requested, so a link can be sent to you.

 

Homeschool Hour: Thursday, September 2; 11:00 am – 12 pm

Meet other homeschool families and talk about the joys and challenges of homeschooling.

 

Smart Beginnings Preschool Story Time*: Tuesdays, September 7, 14. 21 & 28  10:30 to 10:50 am 

(meets outdoors on beautiful fall mornings on the east side of building)

Join Kim and your friends for stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5 with their caregiver. Consider bringing a blanket. Face masks required for in-person programs. *Registration requested, so Kim can email you at 9:30 in case of inclement weather.

 

Parachute Play & More*: Tuesdays, September 7, 14, 21 & 28;  11:00 to 11:20 am 

(Outdoors on beautful fall mornings, East side of building)

 

N.E.R.D.S on Zoom*: Thursdays, September 9 & 23,  4:30 to 5:00 pm                                  Join the New Experiences and Remarkable Discoveries Society for a different fun activity each time we meet. It might be a craft, a game or project.                                                             For grades 4-8. *Registration required.

 

Tail Waggin’ Tutors Joey & Cissy: Mondays, September 13, 20 & 27;  3:00 – 4:00 pm

Practice your reading skills with a very supportive canine listener.  Joey and Cissy love to hear stories from children of all ages. Drop-In, no registration needed.

 

Hybrid Lego Club *: Thursdays, September 16 & 30; 4:30 -5:15  pm 

Do you love LEGOs? Join other builders on Zoom or in the Children’s Room to share the projects you are working on. Then we will do an activity together. Participants must have their own Legos for those building via Zoom.                                                                                   For children going into grades 1-5. *Registration required.

Family Games: BINGO: Tuesday, September 21; 4:00 to 4:30 pm

Come play BINGO and win your choice of books & baubles!  Drop In- no registration required. Masks Required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parent attendance at children’s programs is required unless otherwise specified.

 

Register on our Events page.

Special Programs & Events

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Program Calendar

Summer Reading

Children’s Summer Reading Program 2021

For Preschool to Grade 5

Join us all August for our Reading program!