Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

July Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, June 16 at 10:00am. 
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Mother Goose Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, June 23 • 11:00-11:30am
Thursday, July 2 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, July 25 • 10:00-10:30am
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome.

Sensory Play Time
(8 months – 23 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, July 31 • 10:15-11:00am
You and your little one will have tons of fun exploring different sensory activities.
No siblings please.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Monday, June 29 • 10:15-11:00am
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.

Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, July 21 • 3:00-3:45pm
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories, and a craft. Siblings are welcome.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, July 22 • 2:30-3:00pm
Come get jiggy with your little one through creative movement, dance and music! Dance and bounce along to adorable hip hop beats, favorite sing-alongs and use creative props to get moving.

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, June 24 • 11:00-11:45am
Seize the play and keep the mess at our place! Join us for an informal play date - meet other children and families, while playing with toys and creating an art project.

Evan Gottfried’s Family Music Extravaganza
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, July 13 • 2:00-2:45pm
Come along with Evan on his high-energy musical adventure, where everyone gets to be a kid! Get ready to shine like a rainbow and "bubble" over with excitement!

Alphabet Soup
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, June 29 • 3:30-4:15pm
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!

Let’s Salsa
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, July 1 • 3:00-3:45pm
Join in the summer fun as we read garden fresh stories, discover the taste of vegetables and learn how to salsa dance! Salsa and chips will be served during the program. **This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies**

Beach Ball Fun
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, July 14 • 3:00-3:45pm
Everyone loves playing with beach balls, and everyone loves the parachute. Let’s put them together and have a great time!

Pirate Party
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, June 25 • 11:00-11:45am
Friday, June 26 • 2:30-3:15pm
Ahoy there mates! Join in the fun as we read pirate stories, walk the plank and create a special treasure to take home. Please register for only one session.

Fun for 4s & 5s
(4-5 years)
Friday, July 24 • 3:30-4:00pm
There's no better time to engage your child in the world of books and the imagination. This program is designed for children who can listen independently.

Little Book Buddies
(4-7 years)
Tuesday, July 7 • 2:30-3:00pm
Book Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading experience.

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years)
Thursday, July 9 • 2:30-3:15pm
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.

Reading to the Rescue!
(5-7 years)
Wednesday, July 15 • 11:00-11:45am
Come and enjoy our favorite hero stories and create your own superhero story to take home.

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Friday, July 10 • 3:30-4:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Flip Out
(5-7 years)
Thursday, July 16 • 2:30-3:15pm
Create your own “flip book” as we read stories about characters in different disguises!

Superhero Sleepover
(6-9 years)
Friday, July 24 • 11:00-11:45am
Bring your stuffed superhero or favorite animal to a special storytime and leave him/her behind to sleep over with other superheroes! Come back any time on Saturday to pick them up and see pictures of the fun they had the night before! A super snack will be served. **This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies**

The Jester Jim Show
(6-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, July 17 • 3:00-3:45pm
Jester Jim is back with his hilarious plungerific show filled with juggling, balancing stunts and beatboxing.

Painted Flowerpots
(9-12 years)
Friday, July 10 • 11:00-12:00pm
Bring your creative flare to create a one of a kind flowerpot, which we will fill with beautiful flowers. Dress to make a mess.

World Wide Thumb Wrestling
(8-12 years)
Thursday, July 23 • 2:30-3:15pm
Get ready to rumble! Create your own thumb wrestlers and then have epic thumb wrestling battles in our arenas.

Creation Station
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, July 25• 10:00-4:00pm
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.

Hometown Heroes
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Wednesday, July 29 • 3:00-3:45pm
Learn all about our community helpers and how they are our very own heroes. We will have a special visitor who will talk about their career.

 

 

June Children's Programs

Registration began on Tuesday, May 5 at 10:00am. 
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Baby Bounce
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, June 26 • 11:00-11:30am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs and props and most of all fun!

Mother Goose Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, June 11 • 10:15-10:45am
Enjoy a traditional time of nursery rhymes and songs for baby. A great introduction to the Library for the youngest of children! Siblings are welcome.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, June 3 • 11:00-11:45am
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.

Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, June 10 • 11:00-11:45am
Visit the Library and enjoy building social skills in a relaxed, friendly environment; includes free play, songs, stories, and a craft. Siblings are welcome.

Terrific Threes
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, June 17 • 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Little Listeners
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, May 27 • 11:00-11:30am
Enjoy listening to stories, singing songs and engaging in interactive play with your little one.

Down by the Sea
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, June 19 • 11:00-11:45am
Dive into some great ocean themed books and create a funny snorkel face to celebrate summer!

Stepping Up
(4-5 years)
Monday, June 1 • 3:30-4:15pm
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.

Tinker Thinkers
(5-7 years)
Friday, June 5 • 4:30-5:15pm
Children will explore art and science activities to express creativity and build problem solving skills.

Dads Are Great
(8-12 years)
Saturday, June 13 • 10:30-11:15am
We love our Dads. So come and make a special gift that you can give him on Father's Day!
Dress to make a mess.