Children's Programs

 

2014 Programs

 


 

Children's Department August 2014

Collection on Display

Holden Escabi’s Comic Collection

NOW SHOWING!

(on flat screen located @ the Children’s information desk)

Pictures from July 2014 Programs

Themed displays:

include booklists,

coloring or activity sheets

Back to School!: Whether it’s your very first day, or you’re heading back for another year, these great reads can help you get ready for the big day!

Read Alongs: Picturebook with audio CD kits to help your child read along while listening to the story.

Super Heroes: Check out books about Batman, Spider-man, and many more.

Princess Tales: Enchanting tales about princesses and royalty!

Word of the Month

Tagmeme

Define the word and where it originated.  All work must be completed in the library using library materials – no computers.  If your answer is correct, you will be entered into a drawing to win a free large, plain pizza from Village Pizza.

2014 Summer Reading Program

“Fizz, Boom, READ!”

June 23rd – August 31st

 

June 23rd – August 31st , 2014

 

 

Read during the summer and receive prizes! Register in person

OR register and record your reading online at http://ct.evanced.info/wethersfieldlibrary/sr/homepage.asp

See flyer for more information.

Year-Round Events

Friday

Year-round

10am -12 noon: DROP-IN PLAYTIME  +

11:00am: SHORT & SWEET STORYTIME: all ages

Drop-in family fun with a story and a song. 

 

Saturday

Year-round

 

 

10:30am:  SATURDAY STORIES: all ages

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

Children's Department September 2014

Collection on Display

Abbey Riberio's snow globe collection

NOW SHOWING!

(on flat screen located @ the Children’s information desk)

Pictures from August 2014 Programs

Themed displays:

include booklists,

coloring or activity sheets

Fall Into a Good Book!: Get into the spirit of autumn with books about apple picking, pumpkins and falling leaves.

Back to School: Whether it’s your very first day, or you’re going back for another year, get ready with some great reads.

Read Alongs: Picturebook with audio CD kits to help your child read along while listening to the story.

Super Heroes: Check out books about Batman, Spider-man, and many more.

Princess Tales: Enchanting tales about princesses and royalty!

Word of the Month

Oneiromancy

Define the word and where it originated. All work must be completed in the library using library materials – no computers. If your answer is correct, you will be entered into a drawing to win a free large, plain pizza from Village Pizza.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Tuesday

September 30, 2014

 

 

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6:00pm: LIBRARY CARD PREMIERE PARTY! A “READ” CARPET EVENT

Show off your library card in style! Dress to impress – wear your first day of school outfit, flash your library card, and walk the red carpet! Photo ops, refreshments and more.

Registration is required

FALL LITERACY CLASSES

September 15, 2014 - the week of November 17, 2014

Registration begins Monday, August 11, 2014 for residents

and Wednesday, September 10, 2014 for non-residents.

Monday

September 15, 22 & 29, 2014

October 6, 20, & 27, 2014

November 3, 10 & 17, 2014   

 

11:00am: MOTHER GOOSE TIME: storytime for Birth-21 months

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

Parent participation is key!

Registration is required

Monday

October 6, 20 & 27,

November 10, 17 & 24, 2014

6:00pm-7:30pm: Family Place PLAY & GROW: Parent-Child Workshops

Each week, families can enjoy a stimulating, educational, and fun place to play & visit with resource professionals who will answer questions and provide information about a variety of parenting topics.

Registration is required

Tuesday

October 7, 21 & 28,

November 11, 18 & 25, 2014

10:30am – 12:00 noon: Family Place PLAY & GROW: Parent-Child Workshops

Each week, families can enjoy a stimulating, educational, and fun place to play & visit with resource professionals who will answer questions and provide information about a variety of parenting topics.

Registration is required

Tuesday

September 16, 2014

October 21, 2014

November 18, 2014

6:30pm: PIZZA & PAGES: 4th - 6th graders

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

September Title: Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George

October Title: King of the Mound by Wes Tooke

November Title: Walls Within Walls by Maureen Sherry

Registration is required

Tuesday

September 16, 2014

October 14, 2014

November 11, 2014

4:00pm: BOOK BASH!: 1st-3rd graders

Party and celebrate great authors & series with fun activities. This month, My Weird School!

Registration is required

Wednesday

September 17 & 24,  2014

October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2014

November 5, 12 & 19, 2014

10:30am: BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS: storytime for 3-5 year olds

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

Registration is required

Thursday

September 18 & 25, 2014

October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2014

November 6, 13, & 20, 2014

10:30am: WEE READ: storytime for 22-35 months

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

Parent participation is key!

Registration is required

Thursday

September 18 & 25, 2014

October 2, 9, 16, & 23, 2014

November 6, 13, & 20, 2014

 

6:00pm: READY, SET… READ, MATH, SCIENCE: 4-6 year olds

Specially designed activities that make reading, math, or science come alive (topics alternate each week).

Registration is required

Year-Round Events

Friday

Year-round

10am -12 noon: DROP-IN PLAYTIME  +

11:00am: SHORT & SWEET STORYTIME: all ages

Drop-in family fun with a story and a song. 

 

Saturday

Year-round

 

 

**NEW**

10:00am-3:00pm: STEMtastic Saturdays: all ages

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through fun do-it-yourself activities. Drop-in anytime between 10am & 3pm to participate. Starts September 20.

 

Coming Soon

Thursday

October 30, 2014

 

6:00pm: 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 and beings September 29th for residents and October 22nd for non-residents.

 

 

The email address of the Children's Department is childservices@wethersfieldlibrary.org