Kids' Events & Programs

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One Time Programs

Reading Buddies

Monday, December 12, 4:30 to 5:30 PM
Activity Room
For students ages 6 to 8

Registration is required

Do you love reading? Or are you a struggling reader? Members of the Teen Advisory Council will help you learn to love reading or continue love reading by being YOUR reading Buddy! Bring your own favorite books or come find one in the library. Your reading buddy with give you a book to go home with!
Registration is required, in person or by phone, 860-347-2520.

Candy Sushi

Thursday, December 15 - 6 to 7 PM
Hubbard Room

For students grades 5 and up.  

Do you like Sushi or better yet do you like candy? Come to the library on Thursday, December 15 to make Candy Sushi! Combine candy and rice crispy treats to make a delectable treat!

Slime with the Teen Advisory Council

Monday, December 19 - 4:30 to 5:30 PM
Activity Room
For students in grades 2 to 5.

Members of the Teen Advisory Council want to have some fun and make Slime with you. Have fun and be messy by making slime and take some home!
Registration is required, in person or by phone, 860-347-2520.

Family Film Screening: Inside Out

Tuesday, December 27 - 2:00 to 4:00 PM
Hubbard Room
 

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted when her father starts a new job across the country. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions: Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. Featuring the voices of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, and Phyllis Smith. Running time: 1 hr 42 mins. Popcorn and beverages will be provided.

Shake Whip & Cream

Wednesday, December 28, 3:00 to 4:30 PM
Activity Room
Ages 7 through 10 years old

Have fun with science and learn about the tasty food you can make with cream by turning it from liquid to solid. You will help make butter, ice cream, and whipped cream. So get ready to shake whip and sample.

Registration is required, in person or by phone, 860-347-2520, and begins at 1:00pm on Dec. 28.

 

Repeating Programs

Baby Rhyme TimeBaby Rhyme time image

Wednesdays, November 30; December 5, 12, 19, @1:30pm
Thursdays, December 8, 15, 22 @ 10:30am
Activity Room
Ages: Birth-12 months and their grown-ups
Drop-in, No Registration

Looking for something to do with your infant or toddler?  Come join us for Baby Rhyme Time, a program for babies one year and under and their caregivers.  We’ll sing songs, learn rhymes,
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Wonderful OnesBadger adn Mouse

Mondays, November 28; December 5, 12, & 19  @10:30am,
Children’s Activity Room
Ages: 1 year olds and caregivers
No registration required, siblings welcome

Wonderful Ones is a drop-in program for one - year olds and their caregivers. We will have open play, open craft time, story and music “circle time” at the end.  It’s the perfect way to start your week.
No registration required, siblings welcome.

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Twos are terrificTwos Are Terrific

Tuesdays, November 29; December 6 & 13 @ 10:30am
Children’s Activity Room
Ages: 2 year olds and caregivers
Registration is required. 

Two year olds and their caregivers will enjoy story time with great books, fun puppets and more!  We’ll have a great open-ended craft time, open play with play dough, musical instruments and more!  We’ll finish with a little music and movement
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Preschool PowerPreschool power

Thursdays, December 1, 8, 15 @1:30pm
Children’s Activity Room
Ages: 3 – 5 years of age
No registration required, siblings are welcome.

This energetic program for the preschool ages starts with sharing some of the best new books and some classic old favorites!  We’ll provide an open-ended art project, playtime and some music and movement!  No registration required, siblings are welcome.

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Art Party

Fridays, December 2 @ 4:00PMArt Party!
Children's Activity Room
Ages: K- 3
Drop-in, no registration required

Come and celebrate your artistic side by creating something beautiful.  Art Party! will be celebrated each month with a new creative project.  Bring your imagination and a wiliness to get messy!  Drop-in, no registration required.

Origami

Crane in origamiTuesdays, December 20 @ 6:30PM
Children's Activity Room
Ages: 7 and up
Drop-in, no registration required

Are you an experrt or do you want to learn simple origami? Join us on the tird Tuesday of each month to explore the Japanese are of paper folding - Origami. Let your fingers guide your imagination.

Builder's Club

Fridays, December 16
4:00-5:30 pm Builder's club graphic
Ages: 5-12
Activity Room
Drop-in, no registration

Due very small parts we ask that children be
5 – 12 years old!

Children ages 5 - 12 are invited to join the Builders’ Club 4-5:30pm on Fridays (see dates above), in the Activity Room.  Join us for afternoons of building with the bricks we all know and love.  Come build with your favorite interlocking blocks!  Each week we will have a challenge, and if you’re lucky, your creation will be chosen to be displayed in our glass case.  Due to the small pieces utilized, we ask that only those children 5 – 12 years of age be actively involved in the program and that they stay and help put pieces away.  Perhaps your “littles” would enjoy our newly reopened Parenting Room.
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