Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

November Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, November 7 at 9:30am.
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)
Thursday, December 7 • 10:15-11:00am
This is an 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)
Thursday, November 9 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, November 18 • 11:00-11:30am 
Thursday, November 30 • 6:30-7:00pm
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)
Tuesday, November 28 • 3:00-3:30pm
Unplug and unwind with your little ones.  Engage in stories, fingerplays, rhymes and musical activities.
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, November 17 • 11:00-11:45am 
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.
 
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, November 16 • 10:30-11:15am OR 2:30-3:15pm
Explore and discover art with your toddler through hands-on activities and fine motor fun.  Each child will take home their own masterpiece.  Dress to make a mess.
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, November 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.  
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, November 13 • 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. 
 
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, December 4 • 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. 
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, November 14 • 3:00-3:45pm
Enjoy an afternoon of stories and songs and create a Thank You tree to display in your home for Thanksgiving.
 
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, December 6 • 11:00-11:45am
Wild characters abound when you open a book. Treat your mind to an adventure with stories and an art project. 
 
(3-6 years with Dad/caregiver)
Saturday, December 2 • 10:00-10:45am
Ladies! Wrangle up your Dad or your favorite dude and join in the fun as we read stories, make crafts and dance the hoe-down in our cowgirl dresses.
 
(3-6 years with Mom/caregiver)
Saturday, December 2 • 11:30-12:15pm
Yehaw Cowboys - round up your Mama or a special lady and join in the fun as we read stories, make crafts and dance the hoe-down in our ten-gallon hats. 
 
(4-6 years)
Wednesday, November 29 • 4:30-5:00pm
Preschoolers will enjoy this high energy independent music and movement class designed to sharpen motor skills. Dance, sing and play age appropriate games that will keep you jumpin’ and jivin’.
 
(5-7 years)
Saturday, November 25 • 10:00-10:30am
Run, run, run as fast as you can, into the Library for stories, crafts and a delicious snack you will decorate yourself. 
 
(6-10 years)                                                                                                                                                     
Thursdays, November 16, 30 • 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.  Registration is required for each individual date.  Please indicate which date(s) you wish to attend when registering.
 
(8-12 years)
Thursday, November 9 • 6:30-7:15pm
Come hangout and we will create a few different fun, easy 3D crafts together. 
 
(8-12 years)
Saturday, November 25 • 11:00-11:45am
Explore a variety of art media in this hands on program.
 
(8-12 years)
Thursday, December 7 • 6:30-7:15pm
Come create a calendar for 2018 that you can either keep or give as a gift. 
 

October Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, October 3 at 9:30am.
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Baby Games
(Birth – 15 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, November 8 • 11:00-11:30am
Sign, sing and play with your little one. Babies will be introduced to simple signs, engage in age appropriate games and learn new fingerplays.

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, October 24 • 10:15-10:45am
Thursday, November 2 • 6:30-7:00pm
Saturday, October 14 • 10:30-11:00am
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)
Tuesday, October 17 • 11:00-11:45am
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.

Rock and Rhyme
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 12 • 10:30-11:00am
Early literacy fun with your little one! Our rocker babes will jam out with upbeat tunes, groovy stories and musical props.

Muscles in Motion
(18-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 27 • 10:30-11:15am
Come workout those muscles. Children will have fun working on their fine and gross motor skills through play activities.

Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 20 • 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, October 18 • 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.

Tots Halloween
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, October 31 • 2:30-3:15pm
Enjoy a fun filled afternoon of stories and crafts in your Halloween costume. We will have a costume parade around the Library!

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, October 13 • 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.

March into Music
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 26 • 11:00-11:30am
Little feet will dance and march to the beat. We will use a variety of instruments and simple songs to bring out the dancer in everyone.

WonderFALL
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, October 19 • 11:00-11:45am
Fall into stories all about autumn and create art projects that celebrate this colorful season.

Pumpkin Patch
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, October 14 • 11:30-12:15pm
Share autumnal tricks and treats with your little pumpkin using stories, creative art and sensory activities.

Autumn Sun Catchers
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 25 • 11:00-11:30am
Join us for some cozy Fall stories and a fun craft.

Sensory Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, October 17 • 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.

Puzzle-Palooza
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, October 11• 3:00-3:45pm
Tiny puzzlers can put their minds to work solving and mastering puzzles and games. Each child will decorate their own puzzle to share at home.

Potato Owl Prints
(5-7 years)
Friday, October 27 • 4:30-5:15pm
Swoosh into the Library to listen to owl stories and create an owl art piece using slices of potato!

Recyc-O-Lanterns
(5-7 years)
Saturday, October 28 • 11:00-11:45am
Bits, bobs and a little boo will transform everyday objects into a one of a kind Jack O’Lantern.

Homework Help
(6-10 years)
Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26 November 2 • 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. Registration is required for each individual date. Please indicate which date(s) you wish to attend when registering.

DIY Spinners
(8-12 years)
Thursday, October 19 • 6:30-7:15pm
Make your own fidget spinners and tops using recycled household items.

Gravity Art
(8-12 years)
Friday, November 3 • 4:30-5:15pm
Gravity painting is using the Earth’s gravitational pull to direct the paint. We will create a work of art, letting gravity take the lead!

Chess Buddies
(5-12 years)
Tuesday, November 7 ● 3:00-3:30pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess? Do you already know how to play chess and are you looking for someone to play with? Join us for chess buddies where you will play chess with a teen volunteer.