Nesconset Building

Children's Programs - Nesconset

 October Programs
 
In-person, online, and telephone registration begins on Tuesday, October 5 at 9:30am.   Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.
 
Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 8 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, October 9 • 10:30-11:00am
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)
Friday, October 15 • 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)
Friday, October 22 • 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.
 
Construction Zone
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 14 • 2:30-3:15pm
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
Pumpkin Parade
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, October 23 • 10:00-10:45am
Friday, October 29 • 11:00-11:45am
Friday, October 29 • 2:30-3:15pm
Come in costume and join us for stories, crafts and a trick or treat parade through the Library.
 
Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 28 • 2:30-3:15pm
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.
 
WonderFALL
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 15 • 2:30-3:15pm
Happy fall y’all – it’s time to celebrate the cool breeze and autumn leaves with stories, songs and a creative art project.
 
Autumn Suncatchers
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 22 • 2:30-3:00pm
Join us for some cozy Fall stories and a fun craft.
 
Funny Bones
(6-12 years)
Saturday, October 16 • 10:00-10:45am
Discover the story of Mexican artist Jose Guadalupe Posada when we read Funny Bones: Posada and his Day of the Dead Calaveras and put your own twist on a calavera when you make a glowing work of art.
 
Virtual Programs
 
Take and Make - Brainy Babies
Nesconset Building
Learn new songs and finger plays while you bond with your little one. Brainy Baby kits are designed for children birth – 23 months and are available at the Nesconset Building on a first come, first served basis beginning October 5.
 
Take and Make – Pre-School Packs
Nesconset Building
Learn, play, create and grow. A new craft kit is available at the Nesconset Building every Monday in October, allowing your preschooler to exercise their fine motor skills, creativity and imagination. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 
Take and Make – Create it Kits
Nesconset Building
Imagine, design and discover. A new craft kit is available at the Nesconset Building every Monday in October, allowing your school age child to grow creatively. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 
 
 November Programs
 
In-person, online, and telephone registration begins on Tuesday, November 2 at 9:30am.   Registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.
 
 
Baby Games
(birth – 12 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, November 12 • 11:00-11:45am
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)
Wednesday, November 17 • 10:00-10:30am
Saturday, November 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!
 
Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, November 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.
 
Rock and Rhyme
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, December 2 • 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.
 
Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, November 16 • 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)
Friday, November 5 • 11:00-11:45 OR 2:30-3:15pm
Different crafts encourage children's eye-hand coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.
 
Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, November 23 • 10:30-11:15am
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.
 
Once Upon an Author
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, November 24 • 10:30-11:15am
Join us as we spotlight a favorite children’s author. We will read their stories and create a special project based on one of their books. Dress to make a mess.
 
Picture Book Pals
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, November 9 • 10:30-11:00am
Gather ‘round the story circle for tales with friends.
 
Thankful Tales
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, November 19 • 11:00-11:45am OR 2:30-3:15pm
Autumn is for colorful leaves and pumpkins, please. Celebrate all you are grateful for with Thanksgiving stories and crafts.
 
Sensory Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, December 4 • 10:30-11:15am
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.
 
LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Saturday, November 27 • 11:00-11:45am
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® bricks!
 
We are Water Protectors
(5-7 years)
Saturday, November 20 • 10:00-10:30am
Discover the heroism of a young Anishinaabe girl when we read the Caldecott Award winning book, We are Water Protectors by Carol Lindstorm. Design your own reusable tote to help keep our waterways safe for all creatures.
 
Artist Workshop
(8-12 years)
Saturday, November 20 • 11:00-11:30am
Start with art - explore your creativity when you create your own masterpiece.
 
Fun with Folding
(8-12 years)
Friday, November 26 • 4:00-4:45pm
Learn the art of Origami by creating simple folding designs.
 
Virtual Programs
 
Take and Make - Brainy Babies
Nesconset Building
Learn new songs and finger plays while you bond with your little one. Brainy Baby kits are designed for children birth – 23 months and are available at the Nesconset Building on a first come, first served basis beginning November 2.
 

Take and Make – Pre-School Packs
Nesconset Building
Learn, play, create and grow. A new craft kit is available at the Nesconset Building every Monday in November, allowing your preschooler to exercise their fine motor skills, creativity and imagination. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 

Take and Make – Create it Kits
Nesconset Building
Imagine, design and discover. A new craft kit is available at the Nesconset Building every Monday in November, allowing your school age child to grow creatively. No registration required. Supplies are available on a first come, first served basis.
 

Turkey Book Centerpieces
All Buildings
Happy fall y’all. Make a one-of-a-kind turkey centerpiece with a recycled book, paint, and a little imagination, using an art lesson with Clay With Me as your guide. School aged children may pick up their art kit from any building beginning November 22. In-person, telephone or online registration required beginning November 15.