Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

September & October Children's Programs

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

Mother Goose Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Monday, September 21 • 10:30-11:00am
Wednesday, October 14 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, October 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.

Baby Bounce
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday October 20 • 3:00-3:30pm
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs and props and most of all fun!

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, September 25 • 11:00-11:45am
Friday, October 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)
Friday, September 4 • 11:00-11:45am
Friday, October 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.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 2 • 2:30-3:00pm
Wednesday, October 28 • 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.

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, September 10 • 3:00-3:45pm
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.

Me and My Grandparent
(2-4 years with Grandparent(s))
Tuesday, September 8 • 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.

Construction Zone
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, September 29 • 2:30-3:15pm
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks

Tots Halloween
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 30 • 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy a fun filled morning of stories and crafts in your Halloween costume. We will have a costume parade around the Library!

Terrific Threes
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, September 24 • 2:30-3:15pm
Thursday, October 22 • 2:30-3:15pm
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Alphabet Soup
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, September 26• 10:30-11:15am
Saturday, October 10• 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!

STEM in Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 21 • 3:00-3:45pm
Listen to stories about colors and numbers and participate in hands on activities!

Mr. Mouse’s Orange Show
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, October 13 • 10:30-11:15am
Katie and her puppets are back in Mr. Mouse’s Orange Show. A performance filled with laughs, pumpkins and a princess you won’t forget!

For the Birds
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 30 11:00-11:45am
Chirp away with some stories and make the perfect treat for the birds in your backyard.

Forest Friends
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 7• 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy stories about woodland animals and make a mask of your favorite forest friend!

Once Upon an Author
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, September 19 • 10:00-10:45am
Monday, November 9 • 3:30-4:15pm
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.

Jump for Fall
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, September 9 • 3:30-4:15pm
Get ready for the cooler weather by creating your very own puzzle tree!

Playful Pumpkins
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 21 • 11:00-11:45am
Halloween is coming and it is time for pumpkins! Make your own little pumpkin patch as we read stories about this fall favorite. Dress to make a mess

Stepping Up
(4-5 years)
Monday, September 21 • 3:30-4:15pm
Thursday, October 29 • 3:30-4:15pm
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.

K Through Play
(4-6 years)
Thursday, September 17 • 4:30-5:15pm
Designed for children in Pre-K and Kindergarten. We will work together using sensory games and stories to strengthen literacy skills and promote reading!

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years)
Saturday, September 19 • 11:00-11:45am
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding and creative art experience.

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Monday, November 2 • 4:30-5:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

(5-7 years)
Thursday, October 15 • 4:30-5:30pm
Become a Bubbleologist! Are bubbles always round? Can you put a car inside a bubble? Conduct different experiments and experience standing inside a giant bubble. All bubbleologists will make a bubble blower to take home.

Monster Cookies
(7-12 years)
Friday, October 23 • 4:30-5:30pm
The Baking Coach will instruct young chefs in the art of decorating frighteningly delicious
cookies! This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies

Craft Buddies  - CANCELED
(8-12 years)
Saturday, September 5 • 10:30-11:15am
Kick off the school year in style with a decoupage notebook. If you want, bring some of your own pictures to use.

Leaf Lanterns
(8-12 years)
Saturday, September 26 • 11:45-12:30pm
Create a fall inspired lantern that will brighten your home for the autumn season.

Creation Station
Families with children under the age of 12
Saturday, October 17 • 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.