Nesconset Building

Children's Programs - Nesconset

February Programs
 
(Scroll Down for January Programs) 
In-person, online, and telephone registration begins on Tuesday, February 7 at 9:30am.   Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.
 
 
Baby Games
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, February 28 • 10:00-10:30am
Sign, sing and play with your little one. Babies will be introduced to simple signs, engage in age appropriate games and learn new fingerplays.
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, February 18 • 10:00-10:30am
Monday, February 27 • 10:00-10:30am
Wednesday, March 1 • 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!
 
Rock and Rhyme
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Monday, February 13 • 10:00-10:30am
Early literacy fun with your little one! Our rocker babes will jam out with upbeat tunes, groovy stories and musical props.
 
Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, February 16 • 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)
Thursday, February 9 • 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
 
Valentine’s Day Tea Party
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, February 14 • 10:30 – 10:15 am OR 2:30-3:15pm
Hugs, kisses, and Valentine wishes; feel the love with your little sweetheart at our special celebration. Dress your very best and join us for crafts, stories and a special Valentine’s Day tea party.
 
Construction Zone
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, February 17 • 10:30-11:15am
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
Playgarten
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, March 2 • 11:00-11:45am
Gather, play and grow, participate in an open-ended, self-directed playtime and explore our creative art stations. No registration required.
 
Preschool Dance Party
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, February 10 • 2:30-3:00pm
Move and groove to the beat. Put on your dancing shoes for an afternoon of music and movement fun.
 
Storytime Safari
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, February 24 • 11:00-11:45am
Wild characters abound when you open a book. Treat your mind to an adventure with stories and an art project.
 
Kindness Kids
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, March 3 • 2:30-3:15pm
Throw kindness around like confetti. Join us for crafts, read-alouds and songs all about getting along.
 
Snow Paint
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, February 25 • 10:00-10:45am
The weather outside is frightful, but the Library is so delightful. Participate in a winter themed circle time and create an art project filled with winter whimsy. Dress to make a mess.
 
Chess and Checkers Buddies
(5-12 years)
Tuesday, February 21 • 11:00-11:45am
It’s time for a board meeting; play chess and checkers with our teen volunteers. A great opportunity to learn a new game or practice a favorite.
 
Art Like Alma
(6-8 years)
Tuesday, February 21 • 2:30-3:15pm
Explore color and shape when we read Ablaze with Color: The Story of Painter Alma Thomas and create a colorful abstract masterpiece. Dress to make a mess.
 
LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Friday, February 24 • 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!
 
Game Squad
(6-12 years)
Thursday, February 23 • 3:00-3:45pm
Put on your game face and team up against our teen volunteers when we play supersized games, Nintendo Switch and craft the evening away.
 
Painted with Love
(6-12 years)
Tuesday, February 14 • 6:00-6:45pm
Feel the love this Valentine’s Day create a work of art that captures warm and wonderful feelings. Dress to make a mess.
 
Tape Resist Name Art
(6-12 years)
Saturday, March 4 • 10:00-10:30am
Come join us to make some beautiful resist art using tape and paint. Dress to make a mess.
 
Fairy Tale Lanterns
(8-12 years)
Thursday, February 23 • 11:00-11:45 am
Listen to classic fairy tales and turn an ordinary mason jar into an enchanted lantern using silhouettes of fairies, mermaids, dragons, and more.
 
 
 
January Programs
 
In-person, online, and telephone registration begins on Tuesday, January 3 at 9:30am.   Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.
 
Baby Steps
(Birth-12 months with parent/caregiver)
Monday, January 30 • 10:30-11:15am
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)
Saturday, January 7 • 10:00-10:30am
Tuesday, January 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!
 
Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Monday, January 9 • 10:00-10:45am
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
Young at Art
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, January 5 • 10:00-10:30am
Explore and discover art with your toddler through hands-on activities and fine motor fun. Children will take home their own masterpieces. Dress to make a mess.
 
Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Monday, January 23 • 10:00-10:45am
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, January 6 • 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.
 
Art Starts
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, January 10 • 10:00-10:45am
Different crafts 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.
 
Bubbles, Bubbles, Bubbles
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, January 24 • 10:30-11:15am
It may be cold outside, but we’ll bring the fun inside the Library. Join us for stories and crafts all about BUBBLES! We will blow bubbles, pop bubbles and even dance in bubbles.
 
Chameleon Colors
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, January 28 • 10:00-10:30am
Listen to colorful stories and mix some paint during a fun storytime and craft. Dress to make a mess.
 
Playgarten
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, January 27 • 10:00-10:45am
Gather, play and grow, participate in an open-ended, self-directed playtime and explore our creative art stations. No registration required.
 
BenAnna Band
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, February 4 • 10:00-10:45am
Get ready to go bananas for this high energy musical duo that will have kids and adults singing, dancing and playing along. Bring your dancing shoes and big smiles to make this a musical performance to remember.
 
Preschool Dance Party
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, January 13 • 2:30-3:00pm
Move and groove to the beat. Put on your dancing shoes for an afternoon of music and movement fun.
 
Lunar New Year Celebration
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, January 21 • 10:00-10:45am
Friends over the globe will celebrate Lunar New Year on January 22. Join in the fun when we read stories and create a dragon craft to bring you luck throughout the year.
 
Sensory Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, February 1 • 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning through exploring our sensory activities and participate in a storytime. The enthusiasm in this program is palpable!
 
Marvelous Me
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, January 12 • 2:30-3:15pm
We are all wonders - celebrate one and another and what makes each of us unique with stories and movement activities.
 
Snow Much Fun
(5-7 years)
Saturday, January 28 • 11:15-12:00pm
Cozy up with snowy stories and create your own winter wonderland scene using a canvas, watercolors and salt “snow.”
  
Snowy Pinecone Owls
(6-12 years)
Friday, January 20 • 4:30-5:15pm
The snowy owl lives in the Arctic, where it’s even colder than how it feels today! Enjoy stories about this wintertime friend and use a pinecone to create a “hoot” of a craft. Dress to make a mess.
 
Snow Dough
(6-12 years)
Tuesday, January 31 • 6:30-7:15pm
There is no need to bundle up to play with this snow. Make your own snow dough and bring the outside in.
 
Doodlebugs
(8-12 years)
Saturday, January 21 • 11:15-12:00pm
Join us for some buzz-worthy stories and design your own 3D doodlebug as we practice the mindful and creative technique of doodling.