Children's Programs - Nesconset Building

March Children's Programs

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Registration begins on Tuesday, March 5 at 9:30am.
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

(Birth-15 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, March 22 • 10:30-11:00am 
Sign, sing and play with your little one.  Babies will be introduced to simple signs, engage in age appropriate games and learn new fingerplays.
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, March 9 • 10:30-11:00am 
Monday, March 18 • 10:30-11:00am 
Thursday, March 21 • 6:30-7:00pm 
Monday, March 25 • 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! Siblings are welcome. 
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, March 13 • 11:00-11:45am 
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, March 27 • 3:00-3:30pm 
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
(12-30months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, March 8 • 11:00-11:45am 
Explore and discover art with your toddler through hands-on activities and fine motor fun.  Children will take home their own masterpiece.  Dress to make a mess.
 
(18-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, March 30 • 10:00-10:45am 
The weekend is made for play – participate in an open-ended, self-directed playtime and explore our creative art stations.
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, March 19 • 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.  
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, April 1 • 10:00-10:30am OR 10:45-11:15am 
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.
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, March 26 • 11:00-11:45am 
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.
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, March 20 • 11:00-11:45am
Welcome spring! Join us for stories, crafts and movement activities to celebrate the first day of springtime. 
 
I Know a Chicken
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, March 29 • 11:00-11:45am
Get ready to sing, dance and shake your eggs in this storytime as we read and make silly chicken crafts. 
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, March 6 • 11:00-11:45am
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.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Friday, March 15 • 11:00-11:45am
Get your green on! Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day and join us for stories and crafts. 
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, March 23 • 10:30-11:15am
Wild characters abound when you open a book. Treat your mind to an adventure with stories and an art project.
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, March 13• 2:30-3:00pm
Move and groove to the beat. Put on your dancing shoes for an afternoon of music and dancing fun. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, March 21 • 3:00-3:45pm
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. 
 
(5-7 years)
Saturday, March 16 • 3:00-3:45pm 
Listen to stories and decorate your very own Leprechaun trap just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. 
 
(5-12 years)                                                                                                                                                     
Thursday, April 4 • 6:30-7:15pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess?  Do you already know how to play chess and are you looking for someone to play with? Join us for chess buddies where you will play chess with a teen volunteer.
 
(6-12 years)                                                                                                                                                     
Thursday, March 14 • 6:30-7:15pm
Let’s listen to leprechaun stories and create a shamrock lantern to take home.
 
(7-10 years)
Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21 & 28 • 4:30-5:00pm OR 5:00-5:30pm
Do you have the homework blues? Need help studying for an upcoming test? Let our qualified teen volunteers help you with homework, studying and projects! Bring your work to the Library and leave feeling accomplished. 
 
(8-12 years)
Saturday, March 16 • 11:00-11:45am
Wear your green and join us for Irish folktales and create a snack fit for a leprechaun. 
 
Creation Station
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, March 30 • 10:00am-3:00pm
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.
 

February Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, February 5 at 9:30am.
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, February 8 • 10:30-11:00am 
Saturday, February 23 • 10:30-11:00am 
Monday, February 25 • 10:30-11:00am 
Thursday, February 28 • 6:30-7:00pm 
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. 
 
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, March 1 • 11:00-11:45am 
Introduce your little one to the Library for the first time. Enjoy simple songs, fingerplays and stories, just for baby. Stay and play afterwards and meet your neighbors.
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, February 7 • 11:00-11:45am
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, February 26 • 10:00-10:30am OR 11:00-11:30am
Early literacy fun with your little one!  Our rocker babes will jam out with upbeat tunes, groovy stories and musical props.
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, February 15 • 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.  
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, March 4 • 10:00-10:30am OR 10:45-11:15am
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.
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, February 13 • 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.
 
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, February 20 • 10:30-11:15 am
Join us for a celebration fit for a snow king or queen. Dress in your royal best and join us for crafts, stories and a tea party all about our favorite Frozen characters. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, February 6 • 2:30-3:00 pm
Move and groove to the beat. Put on your dancing shoes for an afternoon of music and dancing fun. 
 
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, February 14 • 11:00-11:45am OR 2:30-3:15pm 
Feel the love with your one-of-a-kind Valentine. Dance, sing, play games and create away with our loveable crafts. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, February 22 • 11:00-11:45am
Get ready to chomp and stomp through prehistoric stories and crafts that are roar-some. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, February 21 • 6:30-7:15pm
Join us for some lovable stories and sweet crafts.
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, February 23 • 11:30-12:15pm
Wild characters abound when you open a book. Treat your mind to an adventure with stories and an art project.
 
(4-7 years)
Friday, February 22 • 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.
 
(5-7 years)
Thursday, February 21 • 11:00-11:45am
There is no need to bundle up to play with this snow. Make your own snow dough and bring the outside in. 
 
(5-7 years)
Wednesday, February 13 • 4:30 – 5:15 pm
Join us for sweet Valentine’s Day stories and make an even sweeter art project using conversation candy hearts.  
 
(5-12 years)                                                                                                                                                     
Thursday, March 7 • 6:30-7:15pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess?  Do you already know how to play chess and are you looking for someone to play with? Join us for chess buddies where you will play chess with a teen volunteer.
 
(5-12 years)                                                                                                                                                     
Thursday, February 21 • 12:30-1:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® bricks!
 
(6-8 years)
Saturday, February 16 • 10:00-10:45am
Find the beauty in geometry and color when we read The Shape of the World: A Portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright and create a piece of art inspired by Wright’s stained glass windows. 
 
(8-12 yeras)
Tuesday, February 19 • 11:00-11:45am
It’s a hole-in-FUN when we play mini golf in the Library. Warm up with crafts, snacks and super-sized games.  
 
(9-12 years)
Saturday February 16 • 11:30-12:15pm
Cozy up with winter stories and create a magical winter scene using watercolors and salt snow.  
 
(7-10 years)
Thursdays, February 7, 14, & 28• 4:30-5:00pm OR 5:00-5:30pm
Do you have the homework blues? Need help studying for an upcoming test? Let our qualified teen volunteers help you with homework, studying and projects! Bring your work to the Library and leave feeling accomplished.