Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

May and June Children's Programs

(scroll down for April's Programs)

Registration starts Tuesday, May 5 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)
Friday, June 26 • 11:00-11:30am
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)
Tuesdays, May 12 & 19 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, May 30 • 10:00-10:30am
Thursday, June 11 • 10:15-10:45am
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)
Wednesdays, May 13 & 20 • 11:00-11:45am
Wednesday, June 3 • 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)
Thursdays, May 14 & 21 • 11:00-11:45am
Wednesday, June 10 • 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.

Come Play Dough With Me
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, May 12 • 11:00 -11:45am
Come join us for open play with play dough! Help little ones develop their fine motor skills as they roll, stretch and sculpt their own creations.

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, May 18 • 10:30-11:15am
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.

Terrific Threes
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, May 13 • 3:00-3:45pm
Wednesday, June 17 • 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Me and My Grandparent
(2-4 years with grandparent)
Friday, May 15 • 11:15-12:00pm
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.

Little Listeners
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, May 27 • 11:00-11:30am
Enjoy listening to stories, singing songs and engaging in interactive play with your little one.

STEM in Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, May 8 • 11:00-11:45am
Friday, May 8 • 3:00-3:45pm
Listen to stories about the weather and learn all about clouds, rain and snow with hands on activities and crafts! Please register for only one session.

Tooth on the Loose!
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, May 22 • 11:00-11:45am
Join us for a mouthful of toothy tales and take part in hands on activities.

Alphabet Soup
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, May 9 • 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!

Down by the Sea
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, June 19 • 11:00-11:45am
Dive into some great ocean themed books and create a funny snorkel face to celebrate summer!

Stepping Up
(4-5 years)
Monday, May 11 • 3:30-4:15pm
Monday, June 1 • 3:30-4:15pm
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Friday, May 8 • 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!

Tinker Thinkers
(5-7 years)
Friday, June 5 • 4:30-5:15pm
Children will explore art and science activities to express creativity and build problem solving skills.

Fix It, Build It
(5-7 years)
Thursday, May 14• 4:30-5:15pm
Read stories, discover different tools, and be in charge of “fix it” activities!

American Girl® Tea Party
(6-10 years)
Monday, May 18 • 4:30-5:15pm
Bring your American Girl® or another doll to the Library for a tea party, stories and craft!

Simple Silhouettes
(8-12 years)
Thursday, May 21 • 4:30-5:15pm
Join in the crafting fun as we use magazines and craft paper to make colorful animal silhouettes.

Dads Are Great
(8-12 years)
Saturday, June 13 • 10:30-11:15am
We love our Dads. So come and make a special gift that you can give him on Father's Day!
Dress to make a mess.

Creation Station
(For families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, May 9 • 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.

 

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.