Children's Programs - Nesconset Building

January Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, January 2 at 9:30am.
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, January 11 • 6:30-7:00pm
Saturday, January 13 • 10:00-10:30am
Monday, January 22 • 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.

Baby Bounce
(birth -11 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, January 19 • 10:00-10:30am
Join us for a program especially for babies. There will be songs, props and most of all, fun.

Toddler Jamboree
(8-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, February 2 • 11:00-11:45am
Unplugged playtime for you and your little one, an opportunity to relax and socialize with friends and neighbors.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, January 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.

Young at Art
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, January 11 • 10:30-11:15am OR 2:30-3:15pm
Explore and discover art with your toddler through hands-on activities and fine motor fun. Each child will take home their own masterpiece. Dress to make a mess.

Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, January 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.

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, January 29 • 10:30-11:15am
Seize the play and keep the mess at our place! Join us for an informal playdate – meet other children and families, while playing with toys and creating an art project.

Art Starts
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, January 25• 11:00-11:45am 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.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, January 8 • 10:30-11:00am
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.

Tea for Two
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, January 31 • 11:00-11:45am
Take part in a delectable morning full of stories, crafts and tea time together.

Dinosaur Stomp
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, January 5 • 10:30-11:15am
Ready for some dinosaur adventures? We will read some dinosaur stories, and enjoy lots of dinosaur activities.

Parachute Play
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, January 12 • 11:00-11:30am
Down, up, shake it side to side. Help send our parachute on a wild ride.

Storytime Safari
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, January 24 • 3:00-3:45pm
Wild characters abound when you open a book. Treat your mind to an adventure with stories and an art project.

Creative Movement
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, January 23 • 10:30-11:00am
Nurture your preschooler’s body and mind as we bounce and bend through books and musical activities.

Sensory Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, January 6 • 10:00-10:45am
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning by exploring our sensory boxes and participating in a storytime. The enthusiasm in this program is palpable. Dress to make a mess.

Gnome Homes
(5-7 years)
Saturday, January 20 • 11:00-11:45am
Discover magic in your backyard when we read stories featuring gnomes, trolls and fairies. Give your house a touch of magic when you build your own gnome home.

Stories and Snuggles
(6-10 years)
Friday, January 19 • 4:30-5:30pm
Snuggle up with some cozy stories, snowy crafts and a short winter film. You can wear pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.

Homework Help
(6-10 years)
Thursdays, January 4, 11, 18, 25 & February 1 • 4:30-5:30pm
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. Registration is required for each individual date. Please indicate which date(s) you wish to attend when registering.

Hot Glue Gifts
(8-12 years)
Wednesday, February 7• 4:30-5:15pm
Give your loved ones handmade artwork for Valentine's Day. We will be creating one of a kind pieces using hot glue and paint.

Luau with Moana and Maui
(2-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, February 3• 10:00-10:45am OR 11:30-12:15pm
Our favorite wayfinders, Moana and Maui, are sailing to the Library for a meet and greet. Join us for crafts and take your picture with these adventurers.

December Children's Programs

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

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, December 13 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, December 16 • 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, December 27 • 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 14• 10:30-11:00am OR 11:30-12:00pm
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)
Wednesday, December 20 • 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.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, December 11 • 10:30-11:00am
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.

March into Music
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, December 21 • 10:30-11:00am
Little feet will dance and march to the beat. We will use a variety of instruments and simple songs to bring out the dancer in everyone.

Noon Year’s Eve Celebration
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, December 30 • 11:15-12:00pm
P. Bear cordially invites you to his Noon Year’s Eve Party! Join us for a reading of P. Bear’s New Year’s Party by Paul Owen Lewis, create a festive party hat and celebrate as we count down to noon and welcome the New Year.

 

Little Library Buddies
(4-6 years)
Friday, December 29 • 11:00-11:45am
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.

Cocoa Loco
(5-7 years)
Saturday, December 30 • 3:00-3:45pm
Do you love hot chocolate? Enjoy staying cozy in the winter? Join us as we taste different hot cocoa flavors, listen to chilling winter tales and craft away while staying warm and comfy.

Homework Help
(6-10 years)
Thursdays, December 7, 14, 21 • 4:30-5:30pm
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. Registration is required for each individual date. Please indicate which date(s) you wish to attend when registering.

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Thursday, December 28 • 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.

Chess Buddies
(5-12 years)
Thursday, December 28 ● 7:00-7:30pm
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.

Snowman Soup
(6-12 years)
Saturday, December 16 • 11:00-11:30am
When the weather outside is frightful, snowman soup can be so delightful. Make this special wintertime treat, perfect to give as a gift or save for a cold day.

Create a Calendar
(8-12 years)
Thursday, December 7 • 6:30-7:15pm
Come create a calendar for 2018 that you can either keep or give as a gift.