Children's Programs

Fall 2010 Book-Based Programs: September 13, 2010-November 21, 2010

 


 

Weekly Programs

Day
Time
Program
Program Description
Monday
11:00am

Mother Goose Time

Birth-21 Months

Stimulating lapsit program. Includes sharing board books, nursery rhymes & bouncing games.

Registration is required

 
6:30pm

9/13, 9/27, 10/18, 11/1 & 11/15

READ to a Dog

School age readers

Practice your reading skills! Read to a "Reading Education Assistance Dog" from Tails of Joy! Each child may sign up for ten minutes of reading time.

Registration is required

Tuesday
10:30am
Books! Books! Books!

This program is designed to help develop pre-reading skills and to enjoy theme based stories, fingerplays, songs & games.

Registration is required

 
6:30pm

Ready, Set, Learn to Read

4-6 year olds

Join us for specially designed activities that help develop future readers.

Registration is required

 

6:30pm

9/8, 10/19 & 11/16

Pizza & Pages

4th - 6th graders

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

9/28: Night of the Howling Dogs by Graham Salisbury

10/19: Eleven by Patricia Reilly Giff

11/16: One-Handed Catch by Mary Jane Auch

Registration is required

Wednesday
10:30am
Books! Books! Books!
This program is designed to help develop pre-reading skills and to enjoy theme based stories, fingerplays, songs & games.
Thursday
10:30am

Wee Read

22-35 months

Exciting program where toddlers being to appreciate longer stories & participate in group activities.

Registration is required

 

3:45pm

9/23, 10/7, 10/21 & 11/4

Muncha Buncha Books

K-3rd Graders

Books, riddles, games, crafts & lots of fun!

Registration is required

 

6:30pm

9/16, 10/14, 10/28 & 11/11

 

Family Fun Night

Entire Family

(only children ages 5 & up play but all are welcome to come)

Parents compete against their children in a variety of games including Wii

9/16: Race to the Finish with Wii racing games.

10/14: Bowling Bingo. Wii bowling with a Bingo twist!

10/28: Scavenger Hunt

11/11: Wii's Disney Dance Dance Revolution

Registration is required

Friday
10:00am-12:00pm

Drop-in Playtime with Short and Sweet Storytime @

11am

Drop-in family fun. A story and song will be shared at 11am

NO registration required

Saturday
10:30am
Drop-in Saturday Stories

Drop-in fun with books, songs and movement for the whole family!

NO registration required

 

Special Events

Date
Time
Program
Program Description

Thursday

September
30th

6:30pm
Get Silly with Silly Bands

 

Play games! Win prizes! Trade!

To register show your Wethersfield Library card and bring it with you for a group photo.

Registration is required and begins August 31st

Saturday

October
23rd

10:30am

Pumpkin Judging Contest and Parade

 

Come dressed in your Halloween costume with a pumpkin decorated or carved to look like your "FAVORITE BOOK CHARACTER". Receive tricks or treats as you parade around the library.

Registration is required
Registration for residents beings: October 1st
Registration for non-residents begins: October 8th

Thursday

December
2nd

6:30pm

Teddy Bear Sleepover

 

Bring your favorite cuddly animal and join us for stories and teddy bear fun. You will tuck them in, kiss them goodbye, and then their sleepover adventure begins. Pick them up on Friday, December 3rd and see if they have any tales to tell!

Registration is required
Registration for residents beings: November 1st
Registration for non-residents begins: November 8th

 


To contact the Children's department, email: childservices@wethersfieldlibrary.org