Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

December Children's Programs

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Registration begins on Tuesday, December 6 at 10:00am.
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)
Saturday, December 17 • 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)
Friday, December 9 • 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)
Tuesday, December 13 • 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)
Thursday, December 22 • 10:30-11:15am
Different crafts that encourage children’s hand-eye coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.

Construction Zone 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, December 27 • 11:00-11:45am
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.

Hip Hop Tots 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, December 23 • 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.

Sensory Storytime 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, December 14 • 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.

Pirate Party 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, December 16 • 11:00-11:45am
Ahoy there mates! Join in the fun as we read pirate stories, walk the plank and create a special treasure to take home.

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years)
Thursday, December 29 • 3:00-3:45pm 
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.

Jump & Jive 
(4-6 years old)
Monday, December 12 • 4:30-5:00pm
Preschoolers will enjoy this high energy music and movement class designed to sharpen motor skills. Dance, sing and play age appropriate games that will keep you jumpin’ and jivin’.

Gingerbread Jam
(5-7 years)
Saturday, December 17 • 11:30-12:15pm 
Run, run, run as fast as you can, into the Library for stories about the gingerbread man. Decorate a cookie and craft your own gingerbread decoration.

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Tuesday, December 27 • 4:00-4:45pm 
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Homework Help 
(6-10 years) 
Thursday, December 8 • 4:30-5:30pm
Thursday, December 15 • 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.

Junior MakerSpace
(8-12 years)
Friday, December 30 • 11:00-11:45am
Tinker in this one of a kind lab that explores science, simple machines, elements of design and other creative projects. The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.

Freezin’ Season
(8-12 years)
Thursday, December 29 • 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy a warm cup of cocoa at the Library while creating a winter art scene using burlap and paint.

Creation Station
(Families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, December 10 • 10:00-4:00pm 
Are you looking for something to do on Saturday? Come to the Library during these hours and complete some cool crafts. No registration required.

November Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, November 1 at 10:00am.
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Baby Bounce
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, November 29 • 11:00-11:30am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs, and props and most of all fun!

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, November 4 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, November 5 • 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, November 9 • 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)
Tuesday, November 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.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, November 21 • 11:00-11:30am
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.

Turkey Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, November 16 • 11:00-11:45am
Gobble up some turkey tales and create a hat that will transform you into one silly bird.

Sensory Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, November 9 • 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.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
(5-9 years)
Friday, November 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
Bring your stuffed animal to a special storytime and leave him/her behind to sleep over with other stuffed animals! Come back on Saturday after 10:00am to pick them up and see pictures of the fun they had the night before! A small snack will be served.

Vote for Books
(5-8 years)
Tuesday, November 8 ∙ 3:00-3:45pm
Cast your vote in this Election Day themed storytime! Make a craft that celebrates the stars and stripes and vote for your favorite story.

Homework Help
(6-10 years)
Thursday, November 3 • 4:30-5:30pm
Thursday, November 10• 4:30-5:30pm
Thursday, November 17• 4:30-5:30pm
Thursday, December 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.

Parent’s Time Out
(6-12 years)
Saturday, November 26 • 10:30-12:00pm
Parents, looking to do some holiday shopping without the kids? Let our teen volunteers entertain your children with movies, board games, crafts and tons of fun!

Thankful Tales
(5-7 years)
Saturday, November 19 • 10:00-10:30am
Talk turkey with stories and a craft that celebrates what you are thankful for.

Night Owls - Cancelled
(6-12 years)
Tuesday, November 22 • 6:30-7:15pm
Out and about for the night? Liven up your evening with books and an art project before bed.

Stuff that Turkey
(8-12 years)
Saturday, November 19 • 11:00-11:30am
Give your Thanksgiving table some DIY crafting flair. Make a one of a kind plush (or stuffed!)
turkey centerpiece.

Crayon Stained Glass
(8-12 years)
Friday, December 2 • 4:30-5:15pm
Help us put all our broken crayons to good use by making a faux stained glass window or sun catcher to brighten your home.