Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

September Children's Programs
(scroll down for August Programs)
Registration begins on Tuesday, September 6 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, September 30 • 11:00-11:30am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs, and props and most of all fun!

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, September 27 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, September 17 • 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.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 21 • 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)
N- Thursday, September 29 • 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.

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, September 23 • 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.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, September 12 • 11:00-11:30am
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.

Me and My Grandparent
(2-4 years with Grandparent(s))
Tuesday, September 20 • 11:00-11:45am
Join us for this special program created especially for Grandparents and their grandchildren.
Enjoy spending time together playing, making a craft and listening to stories and songs.

Apple Stamping
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, September 17 • 11:00-11:45am
Red, yellow or green, apples are always delicious! Fall into some autumn stories and use apples to create a unique art project. Dress to make a mess.

For the Birds
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 14 • 11:00-11:45am
Chirp away with some stories and make the perfect treat for the birds in your backyard.

Sensory Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 28 • 2:30-3:15pm
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory boxes and participate in a storytime. The enthusiasm in this program is palpable! Dress to make a mess.

Jump & Jive
(4-6 years)
Monday, September 26 • 4:30-5:00pm
Preschoolers will enjoy this high energy music and movement class designed to sharpen motor skills. Dance, sing and play age appropriate games that will keep you jumpin’ and jivin’.

What a Hoot
(5-7 years)
Friday, September 23 • 4:30-5:15pm
Whoo is ready for some fun? Fly into the Library for our favorite owl stories and crafts.

Autumn Art
(6-8 years)
Saturday, October 1 • 10:30-11:15am
Celebrate the whimsical colors of the autumnal season when we collage our own work of art using leaves and paint. Dress to make a mess.

Magic Eye
(8-12 years)
Saturday, September 24 • 10:30-11:15am
Enter the world of Magic Eye - see some of the most mind-bending optical illusions, learn how they work and create your own.

 
 
August Children's Programs
Registration begins on Tuesday, August 2
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Baby Steps
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, August 30 • 11:00-11:45am
This is an open-ended playtime for you and your little one. Meet new families and friends while your baby is introduced to various sensory experiences through creative play.

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, August 4 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, August 27 • 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.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, August 10 • 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, August 17 • 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.

Art Starts
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, August 18 • 11:00-11:45am
Different crafts that encourage children’s hand-eye coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.

Construction Zone
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, September 2 • 11:00-11:45am
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.

Evening Family Time
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, August 16 • 6:30-7:15pm
Join in our open play time featuring a simple craft and parent networking.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, August 12 • 10:15-10:45am
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.

Seaside Stories
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, August 5 • 11:00-11:45am
Sail the seas with our underwater friends and create your own seaside scene that is perfect for the summer.

Adios Summer
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, August 30 • 2:30-3:15pm
Say goodbye to summer with some of our favorite stories, songs and a special craft to help welcome the school year.

Storytime Ninja
(4-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, August 11 • 11:00-11:45am
Hi-yah! Do you have what it takes to be a storytime ninja? Master the skills with books and create a stealthy warrior art project!

Ready, Set, Kindergarten
(Children entering Kindergarten for the 2016-2017 academic year)
Friday, August 12 • 3:00-3:45pm
Prevent the Kindergarten jitters – join us for stories and songs and make a special first day of school craft!

Ice Cream Summer
(5-7 years)
Thursday, August 25 • 11:00-11:45am
Cool down with some sweet treat stories and make an ice cream craft that will look good enough to eat!

We Are What We Eat
(5-7 years)
Friday, August 19 ∙ 11:00-11:45am
Join us for some delicious stories and Bingo fun!

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Thursday, August 18 • 3:00-3:45pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS.

Beat the Heat
(6-9 years)
Thursday, August 11 • 2:30-3:15pm
Stop into the library for some karaoke fun! We will have snacks, games and crafts for you to enjoy.

Around the World - Jamaica
(6-10 years)
Thursday, August 25 • 3:00-3:45pm
Yah mon! Come learn about the Land of Wood and Water, with fun crafts, activities, and songs taken directly from Jamaican artists.

Paint Chip Art
(7-10 years)
Wednesday, August 17 • 2:30-3:15pm
Using simple paint sample cards, we will make a colorful work of art!

Fun For All
(7-10 years)

Monday, August 15 • 4:00-4:45pm

Let’s listen to wacky sports stories, make our own sports pennants, and play some fun group games.

Field Day
(7-12 years)
Tuesday, August 9 • 10:15-11:00am
Lace up your sneakers and work up a sweat when we hit the Library lawn for field day games!

Artventure
(7-10 years)
Saturday, August 6 • 11:00-11:45am
Explore the world of art – try new mediums and techniques as we explore the work of a featured artist.

Bottle Cap Crafting
(8-12 years)
Wednesday, August 24 • 3:30-4:15pm
Enjoy creating key chains and magnets using bottle caps and recycled magazines!

Decoupage Fun
(8-12 years)
Monday, August 8 • 4:00-4:45pm
Kick off the school year in style with a decoupage notebook. If you want, bring some of your own pictures to use.

Junior MakerSpace
(8-12 years old)
Friday, August 26 • 11:00-11:45am
Tinker in this one of a kind lab that explores science, simple machines, elements of design and other creative projects. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.

Tween Paint Night
(10-12 years)
Wednesday, August 10 • 7:00-7:45pm
Get this arty party started, munch on snacks and make a masterpiece – no experience required!