Children's Programs - Nesconset Branch

January Children's Programs
Registration starts Tuesday, January 6 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)
Tuesdays, January 13 & 20 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, January 10 • 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, January 27• 10:15-10:45am
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)
Fridays, January 23 & 30 • 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, January 8 & 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.

Share, Rattle & Read
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, January 16 • 11:30-12:00pm
Join in the giggles and wiggles as we share stories, rhymes and songs!

Library Playdate
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, January 12 • 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.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, January 29 • 10:15-10:45am
Thursday, January 29 • 11:15-12:00pm
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.

Terrific Threes
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursdays, January 22 & 29 • 3:00-3:45pm
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.

Socks & Shoes Storytime
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, January 14 • 11:00-11:45am
Take off your shoes, wiggle around your toes and listen to some fun stories about our tiny feet!

Alphabet Soup
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, January 17 • 10:30-11:15am
Early literacy is easy as ABC and 123 with songs, stories and crafts!

Silly Storytime
(4-5 year olds)
Monday, January 12 • 3:30-4:00pm
Let’s have some laughs as we read some really funny books, and make a super silly picture!

Stepping Up
(4-5 years old)
Mondays, January 26 & February 2 • 3:30-4:15pm
Help children take steps to get ready for Kindergarten by enjoying stories, crafts and circle time independently.

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years old)
Saturday January 31 • 10:30-11:00am
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.

LEGO® League
(5-7 years old)
Wednesdays, January 14 & 21 • 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!

Sasquatch Stories
(5-7 years old)
Friday, January 30 • 4:30-5:15pm
The Sasquatch is big, hairy and just needs a little love! Join us for stories about these friendly monsters and collage your own lovable beast!

American Girl® Tea Party
(6-10 years old)
Friday, January 16 • 4:30-5:15pm
Bring your American Girl® or another doll to the Library for a tea party, stories and craft!

LEGO® Legends
(8-12 years old)
Wednesdays, January 28 & February 4 • 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!

Junior MakerSpace
(8-12 years old)
Saturday, January 24 • 10:30-11:15am
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.

Family Game Day
(Families with children under the age of 12)
Wednesday, January 21 • 6:30-7:30pm
Enjoy family time at the Library while playing board games; our collection includes classics and some new favorites! No registration required.

December  Children's Programs
Registration starts Tuesday, December 2 at 10:00am
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.
 
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, December 4 • 10:15-10:45am
Saturday, December 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.
 
(Birth-11 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, December 12 •10:15-10:45am
Join us for a program especially for babies! There will be songs, and props and most of all fun!
 
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, December 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.
 
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, December 5 • 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.  
 
(36-47 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, December 11 • 11:00-11:45am 
Enjoy free play, stories, crafts and circle time. Siblings are welcome.
 
(2-4 years old with parent/caregiver)
Monday, December 22• 10:30-11:15am 
Seize the play and keep the mess at our place! An informal playdate meet other children and families while playing with toys and creating an art project. Siblings are welcome.
 
(3-5 years old with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, December 30 • 11:15-12:00pm 
P. Bear cordially invites you to his Noon Year’s Eve Party! Join us for a reading of P. Bear’s New Year’s Party by Paul Owen Lewis, create a festive party hat and celebrate as we count down to noon and welcome the New Year!
 
(3-5 years old with parent caregiver)
Saturday, December 20 • 11:00-11:45am 
Warm up with stories and stamp out a work of art that celebrates the whimsy of winter. Dress to make a mess.
 
(4-6 years old)
Thursday, December 18 • 3:30-4:00pm
Preschoolers will enjoy this high energy music and movement class designed to sharpen motor skills. Dance, sing and play age appropriate games that will keep you jumpin’ and jivin’.
 
(4-5 years old)
Monday, December 8 • 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, January 9 • 4:30-5:15pm
Children will explore art and science activities to express creativity and build problem solving skills.
 
(5-7 years old)
Tuesday, December 30 • 3:00-3:45pm
Get ready to welcome 2015 with a bang when you make your own fireworks using scratch art!
 
(5-7 years old)
Monday, December 15 • 4:30-5:15pm 
Join us as we read some snowy stories and make our very own snow globe to take home.
 
 
(5-7 years old)
Friday, January 2 • 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.
 
(8-12 years old)
Wednesday, December 10 • 4:30-5:15pm
Enjoy creating key chains and magnets using bottle caps and recycled magazines!
 
(for families with children under the age of 12)
Saturday, December 27 • 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.