Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

March Children's Programs

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Registration begins on Tuesday, March 1 at 10:00am

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)
Friday, March 18 • 11:00-11:45am
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)
Friday, March 4 • 11:00-11:30am
Saturday, March 26 • 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. 
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, March 29 • 11:00-11:45am 
So cute and cuddly, so sweet and fun – join us for circle time and create a keepsake celebrating your precious little one. 
 
(8 – 23 months with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, April 2 • 10:30-11:15
You and your little one will have tons of fun exploring different sensory activities.
No siblings please.
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, April 1 • 11:00-11:45am 
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, March 22 • 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)
Tuesday, March 15 • 3:00-3:45pm
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, March 5 • 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. 
 
(2-4 years with Grandparent(s))
Tuesday, March 29 • 3:00-3:45pm
Join us for this special program created especially for Grandparents and their grandchildren. 
Enjoy spending time together playing, making a craft and listening to stories and songs.
 
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, March 30 • 2:30-3:15pm
Peppa Pig will be visiting the Library. Listen to some of her favorite stories, create an oink-tastic art project and have your child’s picture taken with this loveable character.
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, March 8 • 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. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, March 17 • 2:30-3:00pm
Visit the Library on St. Patrick’s Day and enjoy stories, a craft, and circle time.
 
(4-7 years old)
Saturday, March 26 • 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.
 
(5-12 years old)
Thursday, March 24 • 2:30-3:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS.
 
(7-10 years old)
Saturday, March 12 • 10:30-11:00am
The gold at the end of this sugary sweet rainbow is filled with candy. Make lucky rainbow cupcakes and listen to our favorite Irish folktales.
 
(8-12 years old)
Saturday, March 26 • 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. 
 

February Children's Programs

Registration began on Tuesday, February 2 at 10:00am. 

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)
Tuesday, February 9 • 11-11:30
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs, and props and most of all fun!
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, February 5 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, February 13 • 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)
Thursday, February 11 • 11:00-11:45am 
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, February 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)
Friday, February 12 • 11:00-11:45am 
Roar, stomp and bounce along as we listen to stories and turn ourselves into zoo animals!
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, February 22 • 10:30-11:00am 
Unplug and unwind with your little one with stories, fingerplays, rhymes and musical activities.  
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, February 25 • 11:00-11:45am/pm
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. 
 
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, February 10• 3:00-3:45pm 
Join us for a dress up dance party, all catered to your little one!  Dress your best while enjoying music, games, snacks and prizes.
 
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, February 24 • 11:00-11:45am 
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, February 23 • 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. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, February 18 • 2:30-3:15pm 
Keep warm this winter as we snuggle up and read some toasty tales and make a pair of special mittens.
 
(4-5 years)
Friday, February 26 • 3:30-4:15pm 
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.
 
(4-7 years)
Saturday, February 13 • 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.
 
 
(5-12 years)
Thursday, February 18 • 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.
 
(5-7 years)
Friday, February 19 • 3:00-3:45pm
Puzzles and stories in one! Think outside the box and join us for a reading of The Warlord’s Puzzle and create an art project that “shapes up” to something special.
 
(6-8 years)
Tuesday, February 16 • 3:00-4:00pm
Our teen volunteers will help you create a one of a kind robot using boxes and other odds and ends.
 
(8-12 years old)
Friday, February 19 • 11:00-11:45am
Warm those chilly nights with a hot chocolate mug designed by you!  We will also enjoy a small cup of cocoa at the Library. 
 
(8-12 years)
Saturday, February 27 • 3:00-3:45pm
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a reading of The Lorax and create a delicious Truffula Tree Treat!
 
(Families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, February 6 • 10:30-11:15am
Today is Take Your Child to the Library Day! Come and join us for a special storytime with a guest appearance from Pete the Cat! Bring your camera for photos with this loveable character.
 
Creation Station                                                                                                                              
(Families with children under the age of 12)                                                                                                 
Saturday, February 20 • 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.