Children's Programs - Nesconset Building

February Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, February 6 at 9:30am.
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, February 20 • 10:00-10:30am 
Saturday, February 24 • 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.

Hip Hop Baby
(3-18 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, March 1 • 10:15-10:45am
Boogie and bounce along with your baby during this interactive movement and music class. The littlest movers will enjoy wiggling and giggling.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, February 21 • 11:00-11:45am
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.

Toddler Jamboree
(8-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, February 13 • 2:30-3:15pm
Unplugged playtime for you and your little one, an opportunity to relax and socialize with friends and neighbors.

Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, February 27 • 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.

Construction Zone
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, March 2 • 11:30-12:15pm
Put on your hard hats and bring your little construction workers to build with all types of blocks.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, February 8 • 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.

Tiny Tot Valentine’s Ball
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
N- Wednesday, February 14 • 3:00-3:45pm
Enjoy a special afternoon with your one-of-a-kind valentine! Dance, sing, play games and create away with our loveable crafts.

Sensory Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, February 9 • 11:00-11:45am
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning by exploring our sensory boxes and participating in a storytime. The enthusiasm in this program is palpable. Dress to make a mess.

Creative Movement
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
N- Saturday, February 17 • 10:00-10:30am
Nurture your preschooler’s body and mind as we bounce and bend through books and musical activities.

Little Library Buddies
(4-7 years)
Saturday, February 24 • 11:30-12:15pm
Library Buddies is a program in which a child is paired with a teen for a rewarding reading and creative art experience.

Clay Creations
(5-7 years)
Thursday, March 1 • 6:30-7:15pm
Let’s create and decorate a cup to take home and fill with pencils, crayons, or knick-knacks.

Chess Buddies
(5-12 years)
N– Tuesday, February 20 • 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.

LEGO® League
(5-12 years)
Thursday, February 22 • 11:00-11:45am
Calling all master builders! Bring your imaginations to this block party and construct your own creations using our collection of LEGO® BRICKS!

Homework Help
(6-10 years)
Thursdays, February 8, 15, March 1 • 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.

Cut it Out
(6-12 years)
Friday, February 23 • 11:00-11:45am
Create a work of art like Henri Matisse when we cut and collage to make the ordinary extraordinary.

Art in Motion
(8-12 years)
Saturday, March 3 • 10:30-11:15am
Feel the beat of the art in the street when we read Keith Haring: the Boy Who Just Kept Drawing and create a life sized work of art.

January Children's Programs

Registration begins on Tuesday, January 2 at 9:30am.
Registration is required unless otherwise indicated. Each child must have his/her own library card to register for programs.

Nursery Rhyme Time
(Birth-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, January 11 • 6:30-7:00pm
Saturday, January 13 • 10:00-10:30am
Monday, January 22 • 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)
Friday, January 19 • 10:00-10:30am
Join us for a program especially for babies. There will be songs, props and most of all, fun.

Toddler Jamboree
(8-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Friday, February 2 • 11:00-11:45am
Unplugged playtime for you and your little one, an opportunity to relax and socialize with friends and neighbors.

Wonderful Ones
(12-23 months with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, January 16 • 11:00-11:45am
This action-packed program engages little ones in language-based activities; includes free play, stories and fun! Siblings are welcome.

Young at Art
(12-30 months with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, January 11 • 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.

Time for Twos
(24-35 months with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, January 17 • 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.

Library Playdate
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, January 29 • 10:30-11:15am
Seize the play and keep the mess at our place! Join us for an informal playdate – meet other children and families, while playing with toys and creating an art project.

Art Starts
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Thursday, January 25• 11:00-11:45am OR 2:30-3:15pm
Different crafts encourage children’s eye-hand coordination and gross and fine motor skills development as they explore a variety of materials; includes storytime. Dress to make a mess.

Hip Hop Tots
(2-4 years with parent/caregiver)
Monday, January 8 • 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.

Tea for Two
(2-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, January 31 • 11:00-11:45am
Take part in a delectable morning full of stories, crafts and tea time together.

Dinosaur Stomp
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, January 5 • 10:30-11:15am
Ready for some dinosaur adventures? We will read some dinosaur stories, and enjoy lots of dinosaur activities.

Parachute Play
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Friday, January 12 • 11:00-11:30am
Down, up, shake it side to side. Help send our parachute on a wild ride.

Storytime Safari
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Wednesday, January 24 • 3:00-3:45pm
Wild characters abound when you open a book. Treat your mind to an adventure with stories and an art project.

Creative Movement
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Tuesday, January 23 • 10:30-11:00am
Nurture your preschooler’s body and mind as we bounce and bend through books and musical activities.

Sensory Storytime
(3-5 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, January 6 • 10:00-10:45am
Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning by exploring our sensory boxes and participating in a storytime. The enthusiasm in this program is palpable. Dress to make a mess.

Gnome Homes
(5-7 years)
Saturday, January 20 • 11:00-11:45am
Discover magic in your backyard when we read stories featuring gnomes, trolls and fairies. Give your house a touch of magic when you build your own gnome home.

Stories and Snuggles
(6-10 years)
Friday, January 19 • 4:30-5:30pm
Snuggle up with some cozy stories, snowy crafts and a short winter film. You can wear pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal.

Homework Help
(6-10 years)
Thursdays, January 4*, 11, 18, 25 & February 1 • 4:30-5:30pm  *Please note the session scheduled for Thursday, January 4 has been cancelled.
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.                               

Hot Glue Gifts
(8-12 years)
Wednesday, February 7 • 4:30-5:15pm
Give your loved ones handmade artwork for Valentine's Day. We will be creating one of a kind pieces using hot glue and paint.

Luau with Moana and Maui
(2-12 years with parent/caregiver)
Saturday, February 3 • 10:00-10:45am OR 11:30-12:15pm
Today is Take Your Child to the Librayr Day. Our favorite wayfinders, Moana and Maui, are sailing to the Library for a meet and greet. Join us for crafts and take your picture with these adventurers.