The Children’s Department offer numerous programs, diverse book and audiovisual collections, computers and tablets, games, and much more. Stop in soon!
Bear Scavenger Hunt: All throughout the month of September we’ll have bears hidden in the children’s room. Grab a sheet in the children’s room to count how many you find. When you found all you can bring your sheet to the Information Desk for a small prize.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors Joey & Cissy: Mondays, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
We’re back to our regular hours for this program. Practice your reading skills with a supportive canine listener. For ages 4-12
*Baby Story Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 am to 11:00 am
This Baby Story Time is focused on interaction between lap-sitters (ages 0-15 months) and their caregivers through stories, songs and movements.
*Preschool Story Time: Thursdays, 10:30 am to 11:00 am (Beginning 9/1)
This story time is for preschoolers, ages 3-5, that are preparing for school by learning major concepts need for kindergarten.
Launch Party for Baby Dragons & 1000 Books Before Kindergarten*:
Thursday, October 13, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Stop in to learn about our two new reading initiatives for babies and toddlers. We’ll
discuss each program and answer questions. The Happy Pirates will also be here to help us celebrate! *Registration is Required*
Monster Scavenger Hunt: All throughout the month of October we’ll have friendly monsters hidden in the children’s room. Grab a sheet in the children’s room to count how many you find. When you found all you can bring your sheet to the Information Desk for a small prize.
Pizza Day Celebration: Monday, October 10, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Come join us to celebrate National Pizza Month with a special pizza party. We’ll hang out, have some activities and eat pizza! *Registration is Required.
Music & Movement: Tuesday, October 11 & 25, 11:15 am to 11:35 am
Stop in after story time for some fun music and movement. For children 2-5 years.
Pokémon Club: Wednesday, October 12 & 26, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Stop in every other Wednesday for Pokémon Club! This group will meet
either in the Story Tower or the Duryea Room to discuss all things Pokémon. Items from our collection will be made available and bringing your card
collection is highly encouraged!
Junior Bios*: Thursday, October 6 & 20, 11:15 am to 12:00 pm
Every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month we will feature a different historical or current figure and discuss their life. A related activity will follow. Ages 3-5.
Halloween at Seymour: Wednesday, October 26, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Come hang out for some Halloween fun. We’ll have a Halloween parade with treats, and stations will be set up around the children’s area with games and activities. Costumes are strongly encouraged.
Parent attendance at children’s programs is required unless otherwise specified.
*October Story Time Themes
October 3rd-October 7th: I Love Monsters
October 10th-October 14th: I Want Candy
October 17th-October 21st: Black Cats & Flying Bats
October 24th-October 28th: Happy Halloween!
October 31st-November 4th: Forests
*Parent attendance at children’s programs is required unless otherwise specified.
Register on our Events page.
Summer Reading 2023
Children’s Summer Reading Program
For Preschool to Grade 6
Summer Reading begins June, 2023!