Children's Programs - Nesconset Building

October Children's Programs

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

(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, November 1 • 10:00-10:45am 
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. 
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 17 • 10:00-10:30am
Thursday, October 11 • 7:00-7:30am
Saturday, October 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! Siblings are welcome. 
 
(Ages 3-18 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 25 • 10:15-11:00 am 
Show off your Halloween costume and join us for spooktacular songs, fingerplays and stories! Stay to play afterwards and make an adorable Halloween keepsake using your little one’s footprint.    
 
(8-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, October 9 • 10:30-11:15am 
Unplugged playtime for you and your little one, an opportunity to relax and socialize with friends and neighbors.
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 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.
 
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 4 • 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, October 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.  
 
(Ages 2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 11 • 2:30-3:15 
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, October 12 • 10:30 – 11:15 am 
Whooo is ready for some owl fun? Get ready to hoot, fly and dance in this storytime and make a one-of-a-kind owl art project. 
 
(Ages 2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 26 • 11:00-11:45am 
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, October 30 • 11:00-11:45am OR 2:30-3:15pm
Wednesday, October 31 • 2:30-3:15pm 
Come in costume and join us for stories and a trick or treat parade through the Library.
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 10 • 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)
Tuesday, October 16 • 11:00-11:45am 
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)
Thursday, October 18 • 2:30-3:15pm 
Stomp in for some fun prehistoric stories followed by a dino-themed craft.
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, October 23 • 11:00-11:45am
Share autumnal tricks and treats with your little pumpkin using stories, creative art and sensory activities. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, November 3 • 10:30-11:15am 
Beep, beep, toot toot, gas up your engine for stories, songs and sensory activities all about transportation vehicles. 
 
(5-7 years)
Thursday, October 25• 6:30-7:15pm 
Join us for some cozy Fall stories and a fun craft.
 
(5-9 years)
Wednesday, October 24 • 4:30 – 5:15 pm 
Get ready for a spooky time! Listen to stories and create your own miniature Halloween world using colorful sand, stickers and more. 
 
(6-12 years)
Saturday, October 27 • 3:30 – 4:00 pm 
Join us for an afternoon of not-so-scary monster stories. We will then transform glazed doughnuts into our own adorable monsters that are fun to make and delicious to eat. 
 
(8-12 years)
Saturday, October 20 • 3:00-3:45pm 
Let your imagination run wild as we build spooky sculptures and battery operated candle holders using air dry clay.

 

September Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, September 4 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)
Tuesday, September 25 • 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.
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, September 7 • 10:30-11:00am
Thursday, September 20 • 6:30-7:00pm 
Saturday, September 29 • 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)
Friday, September 28 • 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)
Thursday, September27 • 10:00-10:45am OR 11:15-12:30am
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.
 
(18-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, September 22 • 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)
Wednesday, September 26 • 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.  
 
(Ages 2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 5 • 2:30 – 3:15 pm
Just because your big brother or sister started school, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun. Join us for back-to-school stories, songs and crafts, just for you. 
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, September 28 • 3:00-3:45pm 
Red, yellow or green, apples are always delicious. Fall into some autumn stories and use apples to create a unique art project. Dress to make a mess.
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, September 21 • 10:30-11:15am OR 11:45-12:30pm
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
(Ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 12 • 2:30-3:00 pm
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)
Saturday, September 15 • 10:30-11:15am
Happy fall y’all – it’s time to celebrate the cool breeze and autumn leaves with stories, songs and a creative art project. 
 
(3-6 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, September 13 • 6:30-7:00pm
Want to come to the Library in your pajamas? Join us for stories and songs and bring a favorite stuffed animal if you’d like. Siblings are welcome.
 
(Ages 3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, September 20th • 11:00-11:45 am
Let’s welcome the fall season with scarecrow stories. We will then stuff our very own paper bag scarecrow friend to take home. 
 
(For families with children under the age of 6)
Tuesday, October 9 • 4:30-5:30pm
It’s time to jam with Matt the Music Man! Feel the rhythm and rhyme in this one-of-a-kind multicultural concert filled with sing-a-longs and silliness.
 
(5-12 years)                                                                                                                                                     
Saturday, September 8 • 11:00-11:45am
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.
 
(Ages 5-7 years)
Thursday, September 13 • 4:30-5:15 pm
Leaves galore – we will read fall favorites and decoupage a festive leaf lantern to take home. 
 
(5-7 years)                                                                                                                                                     
Saturday, September 29 • 11:00-11:45am
Make a sweet work of art while experimenting with the painting technique pointillism.
 
(5-7 years)
Thursday, September 27 • 6:30-7:15pm
Reading is always a hoot. Soar into the Library for stories, movement activities and a creative art experience.
 
(8-12 years)
Saturday, September 22 • 11:30-12:15pm
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)
Saturday, September 29 • 3:00 - 4:00 pm 
Find artistic inspiration in the life and work of Antoni Gaudi, an architect whose innovative and unique buildings are found in Barcelona, Spain. We will create our own Gaudi-inspired masterpieces using real mosaic tiles.  
 
(8-12 years)
Thursday October 4 • 7:00-7:45pm
Relax and listen to a book while we unwind and do some coloring.
 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, September 22 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.