Kids Programs

Copy of Drop-In Children's Programs in April

Summer Program Registration begins on Wednesday, May 16th at 6:15 pm.

Registration will need to be done in person at the library and requires a valid library card.
Find the full list of Children’s Summer Programs here!

 

Ages 0-23 months

BABY CRAFT (ages 0-12 mos.)
Create keepsake crafts for mom and dad.

Monday, April 23, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Thursday, May 24, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, June 20, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

BABY GOOSE (0-11 months)
It’s never too early to bring babies and books together. Babies and their caregivers will enjoy a half-hour of rhymes, songs, finger plays, stories and bounces.

Wednesday, April 18, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Saturday, April 28, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 1, 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 15, 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday,
May 23, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 29, 1:30-2:00 p.m. 
Tuesday, June 14, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Monday, June 25, 1:30-2:00 p.m.

ONE IS FUN (12-23 months)
Enjoy stories, rhymes, puppets, scarves and more in this half-hour interactive program for toddlers and their caregivers.

Tuesday, April 24, 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 2, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 8, 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 22, 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 30, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Thursday, June 7, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Thursday, June 21, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Saturday, June 23, 1:00-1:30 p.m.

MY SMART HANDS BABY SIGN (Age 0-12 months)
Learn over 100 signs to use with your child. Classes are 45 minutes in length and are created for parents/caregivers and babies. In a playful, educational and language-rich environment, caregivers and children will build their American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary through instruction, interactive games and songs.

Thursday, May 3, 1:00-1:45 p.m.
Monday, May 28, 1:00-1:45 p.m.

Tuesday, June 5, 1:30-2:15 p.m.

CRAFTY ONES (ages 13-23 months)

Tuesday, June 19, 1:30-2:00 p.m.

COME DANCE WITH ME (Ages 1-3)
Let’s dance like no one’s watching! Bring your best dance moves, dance to the beats and have some fun!

Thursday, May 10, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 16, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 30, 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 13, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Monday, June 18, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 28, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

 

Ages 2-6

STORYTIMES (ages 2-6)
A half-hour program with stories and songs. A peanut-free cookie will be served at all Storytime sessions. (Avoid if child has any other food allergies.) All ages are welcome, geared towards ages 2-6.

Mondays,  10:30-11:00 a.m.  AND 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesdays,  10:30-11:00 a.m.
Thursdays, 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
*Please note no Storytime will be held on Monday, May 21st on Victoria Day, or on Saturday, June 30 during the Strawberry Festival.

MANDARIN STORYTIME (ages 2+)
A half-hour program with stories and songs in Mandarin. All ages are welcome, geared towards ages 2-6

Saturdays, May 5, 12, 19, and 26, and June 2, 9, 16, and 23, 11:15-11:45 a.m.

MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE (ages 2-4)
A half-hour program with stories, songs and rhymes.

Friday, April 20, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Friday, May 4, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Thursday, May 17, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Friday, June 1, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Friday, June 22, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

PRESCHOOL CRAFT (ages 2-4)
A half-hour program with a story and a take-home craft.

Wednesday, April 25, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Thursday, April 26, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Monday, May 7, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 17, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Monday, June 4, 1:30-2:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 7, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

MEGA BLOCKS (ages 2-4)
A 45-minute program to play and build with Mega Blocks.

Thursday, April 19, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Monday, April 30, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 3, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Thursday, May 31, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 6, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

PAPER BAG PUPPET CRAFT (ages 2+)
Be creative, use your imagination, and let’s make a paper bag puppet craft together that you can take home!

Wednesday, May 2, 1:00-1:30 p.m.

LET’S MAKE ICE CREAM

Thursday, May 31, 10:30-11:00 a.m. For ages 2+
Tuesday, May 29, 4:00-5:00 p.m. For ages 5+

TAPPING LITTLE TOES (ages 2-4)
A half-hour program that incorporates music-based books, rhymes, songs, puppets, musical instruments and more.

Friday, May 11, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Monday, May 14, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Friday, June 15, 10:30-11:00 a.m.

PLAYDOUGH (ages 3-5)
A 45-minute program to make and play with playdough.  Laminated mats and playdough will be sent home.

Thursday, April 19, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Thursday, April 26, 1:00-1:45 p.m.
Thursday, May 10, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 23, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 13, 10:30-11:00 a.m. (ages 2+)
Thursday, June 28, 4:00-5:00 p.m. (ages 4+)

 

Ages 2-6

WIGGLE & JIGGLE (ages 3-4)
A very basic, but fun and energetic fitness program. This will involve getting the kids to stretch and practice balance, jump and dance to music using props like ribbon wands and hula hoops.

Wednesday, April 25, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 12, 1:30-2:00 p.m.

MATH SK (Must be in Senior Kindergarten)
This program promotes the development of numeracy skills.  It focuses on the number and shape objectives needed to prepare children for the formal study of Math.  Child must be in SK.

Thursday, May 17, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 30, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

JOLLY PHONICS (age 4)
The focus of this program will be to learn to print letters. The child must be able to hold and use a pencil properly.

Wednesday, April 25, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 14, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

JOLLY PHONICS (ages 5 & 6)
This program will teach reading and writing through a systematic phonics program. Child must be able to hold and use a pencil properly and already have a basic ability to make their letters.

Friday, April 20, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 21, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

YUM YUM TIME (ages 2-4)

Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21, and 28, 12:00-12:30 p.m.

DUELLING DAMES (ages 5+)
The Quinquagenarian Queen and the Puerile Princess argue… about everything. The Queen believes rulers should be like a sword: possessing a strong hilt. The Princess believes a sharp tip representing youth is a better metaphor.

Fighting over how to fight, these lovable characters bring knights onstage, whom they train for minutes and minutes… ending in a battle that is hilarious but has a sober message.

A delightful tale that both excites families about history while teaching anti-violence strategies.

Thursday, June 28, 6:30 – 7:10 p.m.

Ages 6 and older

LEGOS (ages 6+)

Thursday, April 19, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

HOTWHEELS (ages 6+)

Friday, June 1, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

CHESS CLUB (ages 8+)
Come and play chess with other kids.

Mondays, April 16, 23, and 30, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Mondays, May 7, 14, and 28, and June 4, 11, 18, and 25, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

BOARD GAMES

Tuesday, April 17, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Friday, May 25, 4:00-5:00 p.m.