Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

April Children's Programs
Registration starts Tuesday, April 7 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)
Saturday, April 18 • 10:30-11:00am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs and props and most of all fun!

Mother Goose Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, April 9 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, May 2 • 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, April 17 • 3:00-3:45pm
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, April 21 • 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)
Tuesday, April 28 • 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.

Shake it Up
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, April 15 • 11:00-11:30am
Enjoy an energetic movement class with singing, shaking and musical instruments.

Welcome Baby
(2-6 years with expectant parents)
Saturday, April 11 • 10:30-11:15am
Help prepare siblings for the arrival of a new baby through the use of stories, songs, art activities, and life size dolls.

Terrific Threes
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesdays, April 22 & 29 • 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Exploring Shapes
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, April 30 • 11:00-11:45am
Learn about shapes with stories, movement activities and creation stations.

Alphabet Soup
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, April 25 • 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!

Stepping Up
(4-5 years)
Mondays, April 13 & 20 • 3:30-4:15pm
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.

Superhero Day
(4-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, April 27 • 3:30-4:15pm
National Superhero Day is April 28th! Come hear some super stories and make your own superhero shield. Superhero attire is encouraged, but dress to make a mess.

Aqualicious Mermaid Parade
(4-6 years)
Friday, April 17 • 4:30-5:15pm
Celebrate the new book in the Pinkalicious series, Aqualicious! In this adventure, our pinktastic friend, Pinkalicious spends a splashy day at the seashore and meets a miniature mermaid, Aqua. Join us for stories, snacks and create your own dress up accessories.

Helping Hands
(5-7 years)
Friday, April 10 • 4:30-5:15pm
We love helping, yes we do! We love helping, how about you? Listen to big helper stories and create a special craft to share with your family.

Taco Tuesday 
(5-7 years)
Tuesday, May 5 • 4:30-5:15pm
Join in the Cinco de Mayo Festivities! We will read, dance, craft and feast on delicious taco treats. **This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies**

LEGO® League
(5-7 years)
Wednesday, April 15 • 4:30-5:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Little Library Buddies
(5-7 years)
Thursday, April 9 • 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.

Pixel Art
(8-12 years)
Wednesday, April 22 • 4:30-5:15pm
Create a one of a kind masterpiece using perler beads and your imagination.

LEGO® Legends
(8-12 years)
Wednesday, April 29 • 4:30-5:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Library Night Out
(6-10 years)
Wednesday, April 8 • 6:30p-7:30pm
Enjoy a night out at the Library playing bingo and board games with teen volunteers. We will have tons of prizes and create delicious ice cream sundaes to enjoy! **This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies**

Stained Glass Candles
(8-12 years)
Monday, May 4 • 4:30-5:30pm
Join us as we create a special candle. It will make a great Mother’s Day gift!

Creation Station
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, April 18 • 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.

Meet Olaf
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, April 4 • 10:30-11:30am
What does a snowman do in Spring? Visit the Library! Meet Olaf from Disney’s Frozen and create different art projects you’ll never want to let go! No registration required.

 
 
March Children's Programs
Registration starts Tuesday, March 3 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)
Saturday, March 21 • 10:30-11:00am
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)
Tuesday, March 10 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, March 7 • 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)
Tuesdays, March 24 & 31 • 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)
Thursday, March 12 • 3:00-3:45pm 
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 old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, March 23 • 3:30-4:15pm
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 old with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, March 19 • 10:15-10:45am
Thursday, March 19• 11:15-11:45am
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. 
 
(2-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, March 11• 11:00-11:45am 
Wednesday, March 11 • 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, March 18 • 11:00-11:45am 
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, March 10 • 3:00 -3:45pm
Spring is almost here. Let’s make a special treat to welcome our bird friends back. 
**This program may not be suitable for children with food allergies**
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, March 30 • 3:30-4:15pm 
Visit the Library for a roaring good time with stories, songs and an art project all about the King of the jungle, the lion!
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Friday, March 13 • 10:30-11:00am
Friday, March 13• 11:30-12:00pm
It’s your lucky day! Join us for colorful stories, songs and create a rainbow art project.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, March 14 • 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, April 1 • 3:00-3:45pm
Mo Willem’s Pigeon celebrates his birthday on April 1! Celebrate with a reading of these classic play-along-stories and create an art project.
 
(4-5 years old)
Monday, March 9 • 3:30-4:15pm 
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.
 
(5-7 years old)
Friday, March 13 • 4:30-5:15pm
Join us as we read and learn about colors! We will put our imaginations together and create a magical rainbow stew.
 
(5-7 years old)
Wednesday, March 11 • 4:30-5:15pm
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 old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, March 28 • 10:30-11:15am
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.
 
(6-10 years old)
Friday, March 6 • 4:30-5:15pm
Bring your American Girl® or another doll to the Library for a tea party, stories and craft!
 
(8-12 years old)
Wednesday, March 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
Calling all master builders! Bring your imagination to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!
 
(8-12 years old)
Tuesday, March 24 • 4:30-5:15pm
Tinker in this one of a kind lab that explores science, simple mechanics, elements of design and other creative projects. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination.
 
(8-12 years old)
Monday, March 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
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.
 
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, March 14 • 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.