Kids' Events & Programs

mouse Children's Calendar for Programs and Events

Builder's Club is Here!

LEGO HelicopterPlease join us on April 25, May 16 & May 30 from 4:00 to 5:30 in the Activity Room for the meetings of the Builder’s Club.  Kids ages 6 through 12 are invited to build with the plastic blocks we all know and love. We are well stocked with many pieces from different sets!  There will be challenges and surprises.  There is no registration required.  

Because small pieces are a hazard, we are asking that only children 6 and up come into our building space while this program is in session.

Ages: 6-12 years of age.
No registration required.

Poetry Collage

Poetry Collage
All children in 3rd grade and up are invited to celebrate National Poetry Month on Saturday, April 19, 2:30-3:30pm in the Activity Room at Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown.   Let “the poet” in you inspire your collage.  We’ll supply the materials and you supply the creativity.  No registration is required.




Mother's Day Card Making

All children ages 5 and older are invited to this program on Friday, May 2 from 4-5:30pm in the Activity Room at Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. Mother’s Day is on the way, and we’ve got the supplies to make something beautiful for your mom.  We have ribbons, flowers and more to make cards and artwork.  Don’t buy a card when you can make a one of a kind piece of art that your mom will treasure for years to come!  No registration is required.

Ongoing Programs

1st  Saturday Favorite Story and Craft TimeFrog and Liiypad

It’s Favorite Stories Saturday!  On the first Saturday of every month, a Children’s Librarian will share her favorite stories with you!  Drop by for stories and stay to make a craft together.  The stories are selected for the 3-5 year old audience and their caregivers, but siblings are welcome.  Get a great start on your 1st Saturday.  See you soon.   Back to Top↑


Baby Rhyme TimePossum and Mice reading

Wednesdays, 1:30pm
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,
finger plays and more in this fun, interactive program.  Back to Top↑

Wonderful Ones

Mondays, 10:00amMoles Reading
Activity Room
Ages: 12 months to 23 months
Registration is required

Children and their caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, puppets and more.  This is a wonderful way for little ones to start their week.  Children should be 12 months old by the first class.  Due to demand this program is open to Middletown residents only.
Registration is required and begins on Monday, September 9th, in person or by phone.  Back to Top↑


Twos Are Terrific

Wednesdays, 10:00am
Activity Room
Ages: 24 months – 35 months
Badger and Mouse Reading
Registration is required

Two year olds and their caregivers will enjoy short stories, rhymes, songs, flannel boards and craft time in this fun, creative story time. Children should be two years old by the first class.
Due to high demand this program is open to Middletown residents only.
Registration is required and begins on Wednesday, September 11th.   Back to Top↑

Preschool Power Story Hour

Chipmunk with a stack of booksThursdays, 1:30pm
Activity Room
Ages 3-5
Registration is required

You will enjoy favorite stories, old and new, in this early literacy-based story time.   The program includes use of flannel stories, puppets and songs, along with other surprises.  Favorite craft projects are carefully selected for your enjoyment too!
Children should be three years old by the first class.
Registration is required and begins Thursday, September 12.  Back to Top↑


Skunk reading a bookTwilight Tales

Tuesdays, 6:30pm
Activity Room
Recommended age: 3-5 year olds

Twilight Tales is a relaxing way to end the day. Drop by for some stories; share in making a craft together and stay to play. The stories are selected for the 3-5 year old audience, but all ages are welcome. Wigglers too!