Children's Programs

Upcoming Children's Programs

You may visit, call or email to register for programs. Phone: 860-257-2801. Email: childservices@wethersfieldlibrary.org. See a complete list of adult and teen events on the Upcoming Adult and Teen Events page.


Children's Department December 2014

Collection on Display

Izaiah Santiago’s Pokémon Tin Collection  

NOW SHOWING!

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

Pictures from the Pumpkin Judging Contest and Parade

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

Cacodorous

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

Monday

December 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2014

11:00am: PLAYING WITH ITALIAN, "NATALE": 3-5 year olds

Children will learn Italian Christmas traditions, songs and poems through interactive music, games, stories, and play.

Registration is required

Friday

December 12 & 19, 2014

 

 

 

11:00am: MUSIC MAKERS: birth-3 year olds

December 12, 2014-February 27, 2015 (no class 12/26 or 1/2)

“Family-style music and movement class”

Registration is required and begins Monday, November 17, 2014 for residents. Nonresident registration begins 12/1/2014.

 

Friday

December 5, 12 & 19, 2014

10am -12 noon: DROP-IN PLAYTIME  +

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

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

 

Tuesday

December 16, 2014

6:00pm: PIZZA & PAGES: 4th - 6th graders

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

Title: Liar and Spy by Rebecca Stead

Registration is required

December School Vacation Events

Registration is required and begins Monday, December 1st for residents and Wednesday, December 17th for nonresidents.

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

Monday

December 29, 2014

11:00am: FROZEN MOVIE FUN: all ages

Join us for activities based on the Disney movie Frozen.

Registration is required

Monday

December 29, 2014

1:00pm: FROZEN MOVIE KARAOKE: all ages

Grab the microphone and sing along to some of your favorite Frozen songs!

Registration is required

Monday

December 29, 2014

5:00pm:  DINNER AND A MOVIE: all ages

Bring a picnic dinner and join friends and family for a showing of the movie Frozen. (rated PG)

Registration is required

Tuesday

December 30, 2014

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

Ring in new year with stories, dancing, crafts and a special new year countdown! Enjoy pizza and cake to celebrate the new year.

Registration is required

Tuesday

December 30, 2014

6:00pm: MOVIE NIGHT!: all ages

Join us for a showing of the movie Maleficent. (rated PG)

Registration is required

Coming Soon!

Monday

January 5, 2015

WINTER  LITERACY CLASSES BEGIN

Registration for residents begins Monday, November 17th

Registration for nonresidents begins Monday, December 29th

See flyer for more information

Children's Department January 2015

Collection on Display

Tea Tola’s Monster High & Ever After High Collection

NOW SHOWING!

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

Pictures from December Events

Themed displays:

include booklists,

coloring or activity sheets

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Celebrate the life of Dr. King with some inspiring reads.

Winter: Cozy up with some books about snow, winter and hibernating.

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

Sarcophagus

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.

2015 Winter Reading Program

January 5, 2015 – March 1, 2015 BINGO WITH BOOKS! 2015 WINTER READING PROGRAM: Birth-6th grade Looking for something to do this winter? Join our Winter Reading Program! Register beginning Monday, December 29, 2014 to receive your BINGO playing card, winter stamp and a ticket to the January 10th Hartford Hawks Women’s Basketball game.  On Monday, January 5th begin reading books that correspond with the BINGO squares. For every BINGO completed, visit the library to play a special game and earn raffle tickets for your chance to win a raffle basket.

Winter Literacy Classes

January 5, 2015 – February 27, 2015

*classes will NOT be held when Wethersfield Schools are canceled or delayed due to weather*

Monday

January 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2015

February  2, 9 & 23, 2015   

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

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

Parent participation is key!

Registration is required

Monday

January 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2015

February  2, 9 & 23, 2015

4:00pm: LEGO® JUNIOR MAKERS : 1st- 3rd graders

Books and LEGO® bricks come together in this fun, hands-on program that will spark children’s creativity.

Registration is required

 

Tuesday

January 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2015

February 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2015

10:30am: BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS: 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 13, 2015

February 10, 2015

6:00pm: PROJECT: CREATE!: 3rd - 6th graders

From LEGO® masterpieces to video game coding, join us and create something awesome!

Registration is required

 

Tuesday

January 20, 2015

February 17, 2015

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

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

January title: Shadow by Michael Morpurgo

February title: Unwanteds by Lisa McMann

Registration is required

Wednesday

January  7, 14, 21, & 28, 2015

February 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2015

10:30am: BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS: 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 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2015

February 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2015

10:30am: WEE READ: 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 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2015

February 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2015

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

Specially designed activities that make reading, math, and science come alive. Registration is required

Friday

January 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2015

February 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2015

10am -12 noon: DROP-IN PLAYTIME  +

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

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

Friday

January 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2015

February 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2015

11:00am: MUSIC MAKERS: Birth-3 year olds

“Family-style music and movement class”

 Registration is required

Coming Soon!

Saturday

February 7, 2015

TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY!

 

 

 

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