Children's Programs - Nesconset Building

May Children's Programs

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Registration begins on Tuesday, May 7 at 9:30am.
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

 

(Birth-18 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, May 9 • 10:00-10:45am 
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.
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, May 16 • 6:30-7:00pm 
Monday, May 20 • 10:30-11:00am
Saturday, May 25 • 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. 
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, May 22 • 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, May 28 • 10:00-10:45am OR 11:15-12:00pm 
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.
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, May 24 • 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                                                                                                                                     
(Ages 2-4 years with parent/caregiver)                                                                                                                     
Wednesday, May 8 • 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.
 
(Ages 2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, May 10 • 11:00-11:45am 
It’s time to welcome flowers, sunshine and adorable baby animals. Join us for stories and crafts about bunnies, chicks and lambs that are oh so cute and cuddly. 
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, May 23 • 11:00-11:45am OR 2:30-3:15pm
Join us for a dress up dance party, all catered to your little one! Dress your best while enjoying music, games, snacks and prizes. 
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, May 31 • 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.
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, May 11 • 10:00-10:45am 
Celebrate the special grown-up in your life with tea-riffic stories, crafts and snacks. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, May 15 • 11:00-11:45am
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.
 
(Ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, May 22 • 2:30-3:00pm
Move and groove to the beat. Put on your dancing shoes for an afternoon of music and dancing fun. 
 
(Ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, May 30 • 11:00-11:45am 
Flutter down to the Library for crafts, stories, and movement activities that will transform you into a beautiful butterfly.
 
(Ages 5-7 years)
Friday, May 24 • 4:30-5:00pm 
Join us for wonderful stories and a craft using recycled bottles and paint to make colorful springtime flower prints. 
 
(Ages 6-12 years)
Saturday, May 11 • 3:30-4:00pm
We will use colorful tissue paper to make beautiful flower bouquets to give to someone special. 
 
(8-12 years)
Friday, May 31 • 4:30-5:00pm 
Craft it 8-bit style when you make DIY accessories using Perler Beads.  
 

April Children's Programs

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

 
(Birth-18 months with parent/caregiver)
Monday, April 22 • 10:30-11:15am 
Enjoy free-play and language-based activities with other babies in a relaxed, friendly environment. Siblings are welcome.
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Monday, April 15 • 10:30-11:00am 
Thursday, April 18 • 6:30-7:00pm 
Saturday, April 20 • 10:30-11:00am 
Friday, May 3 • 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)
Thursday, April 25 • 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)
Thursday, April 11 • 3:00-3:30pm 
Unplug and unwind with your little ones.  Engage in stories, fingerplays, rhymes and musical activities.
 
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, April 30 • 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)
Tuesday, April 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. 
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, April 4 • 10:30-11:15am
Hold on to your umbrellas for some April showers fun. Listen to stories, make crafts and wear your rain boots to sing, dance and splash in this rainy day storytime. 
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, April 29 • 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, April 3• 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.
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, May 2 • 10:00-10:45am OR 11:15-12:00pm 
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, April 5 • 11:00-11:45am 
April showers bring May flowers – and colorful rainbows too.  Join us for a bright storytime and some cheery crafts for rainy days.
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, April 27• 10:30-11:15am 
Hey, ho, let’s go. Get revved up and ready to go, we are reading Jarrett Krosoczka’s Punk Farm and creating barnyard crafts that will pulsate to the back beat. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, April 18 • 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.
 
(Ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, April 10 • 2:30-3:00 pm
Move and groove to the beat. Put on your dancing shoes for an afternoon of music and dancing fun. 
 
(Ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, April 24 • 11:45-12:30pm 
Join us for a read-aloud of Little Cloud by Eric Carle and other stories about the sky. We will then create our very own cloud shapes with shaving cream paint that you will mix yourself. Dress to make a mess. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, May 1• 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.
 
(4-7 years)
Friday, April 26 • 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.
 
(Ages 5-7 years)
Wednesday, April 17 • 4:30-5:15 pm 
Celebrate Earth Day by listening to stories and using a recycled egg carton to make your very own caterpillar craft. 
 
(5-12 years)                                                                                                                                                     
Tuesday, April 23 • 4:15-5:00pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® bricks!
 
(5-12 years)                                                                                                                                                     
Thursday, May 2 • 6:30-7:15pm
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. 
 
(6-8 years)
Thursday, April 25 • 2:30-3:15pm
Create a work of art like Henri Matisse when we cut and collage to make the ordinary extraordinary.
 
(6-8 years)
Saturday, April 20 • 11:30-12:15pm
Unwind with stories and create a whimsical calm down jar filled with glowing glitter. 
 
(6-12 years)
Thursday, April 25 • 6:30-7:15pm
Wear your favorite outfit and have us take your picture in a funny pose - and we will turn it into your own bookmark.
 
(8-12 years)
Tuesday, April 23 • 11:00-11:45pm
Learn the art of Origami by creating simple folding designs.
 
(Ages 8-12 years)
Friday, April 26 • 3:00-3:45 pm
Learn all about these beautiful Japanese flowers through stories and an art project using paint, Q-tips and your imagination. Dress to make a mess.