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 December 2016

Collection on Display Holden Escabi’s Sea Shell Collection  

Themed displays:

include booklists,

coloring or activity sheets

Celebrate the Holidays: Celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas & Kwanzaa with some fantastic reads!

Gift-Giving Suggestions: Looking for the perfect book to buy for a child’s holiday gift?  Visit the library for some suggestions for children ages birth to 12!

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

Macrobiotic

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.

December Programs

Tuesday

December 6,  2016

 

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

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

Title: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

Registration is required

Tuesday

December 13,  2016

 

6:30pm: BOOK BITES: 2nd – 4th graders

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

Registration is required

Wednesday

December 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2016

10am -12 noon: DROP-IN PLAYTIME  +

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

Drop-in family fun. Stories and songs will be shared @ 10:45

Friday

December 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2016

 

10am -12 noon: DROP-IN PLAYTIME  +

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

Drop-in family fun. Stories and songs will be shared @ 10:45

Saturday

December 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2016

 

10:00am-3:00pm: FANDOM FUN: I SPY: all ages

Drop-in anytime between 10am-3pm to complete activities based on the I SPY books!

 December 2016 School Vacation Week Programs

Registration is required and begins Saturday, November 26th for residents  and Wednesday, December 21st for nonresidents.

A valid library card will be required to register for all programs.

Tuesday

December 27, 2016

 

10:00am-3:00pm: FANDOM FUN: HARRY POTTER: all ages

Drop-in anytime between 10am-3pm to complete activities based on the Harry Potter books!

Tuesday

December 27, 2016

6:30pm: ESCAPE THE LIBRARY: 4th – 6th graders

Solve riddles & puzzles, discover clues & break codes to find the key to escape! Can you and your team solve it all before the clock runs out?

Registration is required

Wednesday

December 28, 2016

10:00am-3:00pm: FANDOM FUN: STAR WARS: all ages

Drop-in anytime between 10am-3pm to complete activities based on Star Wars movies.

Thursday

December 29, 2016

11:00am: ACROBAT LI LIU: all ages

Children of all ages will be amazed as Li Liu completes feats of hand balancing, plate spinning, foot juggling, and ribbon dancing.

Registration is required.

This program will be held in Council Chambers @ the Town Hall.

Thursday

December 29, 2016

2:00pm: CLAY CARTOON WORKSHOP: ages 8-12

Join “Super Cow-toonist” Debi Hamuka-Falkenham and learn how to create a 3-D clay character.

Registration is required

Friday

December 30, 2016

10:00am-3:00pm: FANDOM FUN: CHARLIE BROWN & FRIENDS: all ages

Drop-in anytime between 10am-3pm to complete activities based on the Charlie Brown cartoon strips & movies.

Saturday

December 31, 2016

11:00am: RING IN THE NEW YEAR PARTY: all ages

Ring in the New Year with stories, dancing, crafts and a special New Year countdown!

Registration is required

2017 Winter Reading Program

BOOK BINGO

January 3, 2017-March 31, 2017

Birth-6th graders

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

Register beginning Tuesday, December 27th to receive your BINGO playing card and stamp (while supplies last). Begin reading Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Each time you read a book, stamp the corresponding BINGO square. Complete a BINGO and win a prize!

See flyer for more information.

 

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