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 2017

Collection on Display Zachary Parker’s Pokemon Generations 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: 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

Lyceum

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.

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.

WINTER 2017 LITERACY CLASSES

January 9, 2017  – February 19, 2017

Registration begins Monday, December 12, 2016 for residents and Wednesday, January 4, 2017 for nonresidents.

Monday

January 9th, 23rd & 30th  

 

February 6th & 13th

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

Tuesday

January 10th

February 7th

 

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

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

Registration is required

Tuesday

January 17th

February 14th

 

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

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

January title: Roller Girl  by Victoria Jamieson

February title: Eddie Red, Undercover: Mystery on Museum Mile by Marcia Wells

Registration is required

Wednesday

January 11th, 18th & 25th

February 1st, 8th, & 15th

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 12th, 19th, & 26th

 February 2nd, 9th, & 16th

 

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 12th, 19th, & 26th

 February 2nd, 9th, & 16th

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

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

Registration is required

Friday

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

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

 

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 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

 February 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th

10:00am-3:00pm: FANDOM FUN! : all ages

January theme: Scooby Doo

February theme: Superheroes

Drop-in anytime between 10am-3pm to complete activities based on popular characters or brands.  

 

COMING SOON

Saturday

February 4, 2017   

TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE LIBRARY DAY!

 

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