Children's Programs

Upcoming Children's Programs

See a complete list of adult and teen events on the Upcoming Adult and Teen Events page.


Children's Department January 2018

NOW SHOWING!

(on flat screen @ Children’s information desk)
Pictures from December 2018 programs.
Collection on Display Audrey Carreia’s LOL Surprise Doll Collection

Themed displays:

include booklists,

coloring or activity sheets

Winter: Get into the spirit of winter with books about ice, snow and fun winter activities.

Read Alongs: Try our NEW VOX Readers: all in one read along books.

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

Princess Tales: Enchanting tales about princesses and royalty!

 

Word of the Month

Seismic

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.

Saturday

January 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th

10:00am-4:30pm: SCAVENGER HUNT : all ages

Drop-in any Saturday of the month to complete a fun scavenger hunt around the library. Each month will feature a new theme. January’s Theme: Animal Tracks

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Thursday

January 25th

6:00pm: STUFFED ANIMAL  SLEEPOVER: all ages

Bring your favorite cuddly animal and join us for stories and fun. You will tuck them in, kiss them goodbye, and then their sleepover adventure begins. Pick them up on Friday, January 26th and see if they have any tales to tell! Registration is required and begins Tuesday, December 26th for residents and Monday, January 22nd for nonresidents.

2018 WINTER READING PROGRAM: BOOK BINGO

January 1, 2018-March 31, 2018

Birth-6th graders

Looking for something to do this winter? Join our Winter Reading Program!

Register beginning Tuesday, December 26th to receive your BINGO playing card and stamp (while supplies last). Begin reading Monday, January 1, 2018.

Each time you read a book, stamp the corresponding BINGO square.

Complete a BINGO and win a prize! See flyer for more information.

WINTER 2017 LITERACY CLASSES

January 8, 2018- March 4, 2018

Registration begins Monday, December 11, 2017 for residents and Wednesday, January 3, 2018 for nonresidents.

Monday

January 8th, 22nd, & 29th

February 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th

10:15am: 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

January 8th, 22nd, & 29th

February 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th    

11:15am: 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

Tuesday

January 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th

February 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th

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

 

Tuesday

January 9th & February 6th

6:30pm: BOOK BITES: for 2nd – 4th graders

Explore the Elementary Nutmeg Nominees with snacks, crafts & fun activities!

January title: Elizabeth Queen of the Seas by Lynne Cox

February title: Blizzard by John Rocco

Registration is required

Tuesday

January 16th & February 13th

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

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

January Title: A Whole New Ballgame  by Phil Bildner

February Title: Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald

Registration is required

Wednesday

January 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st

February 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

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

January 11th, 18th & 25th

February 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd

March 1st

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

January 11th, 18th & 25th

February 1st, 8th, 15th, &  22nd

March 1st

6:00pm: BUILDING STEAM: for 5-7 year olds

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math through fun activities.

Registration is required

 

Friday

January 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

February 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd

March 2nd

10:00am -12:00 noon: DROP-IN PLAYTIME  +

10:45am: SHORT & SWEET STORYTIME: all ages

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

 

Saturday

January 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th

February 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th

March 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th     

10:00am-3:00pm: Scavenger Hunt : all ages

Drop-in any Saturday of the month to complete a fun scavenger hunt around the library. Each month will feature a new theme.    

COMING SOON!

Saturday

February 3rd, 2018   

TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY!

 

 

 

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