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 September 2017

NOW SHOWING!

 (on flat screen @ Children’s information desk)
Pictures from Summer 2017 programs.
Collection on Display David Velasco’s Collection

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

Idyll

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.

Autumn 2017 Literacy Classes

Resident registration begins for all programs on Monday, August 28th .

Nonresident registration will begin Wednesday, September 13th.

Visit or call to register.

Monday

9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6 & 11/13

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

9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/23,

6:00pm-7:30pm: Family Place PLAY & GROW: Parent-Child Workshop                      Birth-3 years

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

9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/17 & 10/24

10:30am-12:00pm: Family Place PLAY & GROW: Parent-Child Workshop: Birth-3 years

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.

Tuesday

9/19, 10/17 & 11/14

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

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

September Title: The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

October Title: The Tapper Twins Go to War by Geoff Rodkey

November Title: Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Registration is required

Tuesday

10/3 & 11/7

6:30pm:BOOK BITES: 2nd - 4th graders

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

Wednesday

9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8 & 11/15

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

9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9 & 11/16

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

9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9 & 11/16

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

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

Registration is required

Friday

9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10 & 11/17

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

9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18 & 11/25

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

Drop-in anytime between 10am-4:30pm to complete a special monthly scavenger hunt!

September's Hunt: Where's Waldo?

 

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