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 August 2015

Collection on Display July

The Cicero Family’s Disney figures collection

NOW SHOWING!

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

Pictures from July 2015 programs

Themed displays:

include booklists,

coloring or activity sheets

BAM! POW! READ!: Gear up for the 2015 Summer Reading Program with super reads!

Back to School: Whether you’re getting ready for your very first day of school, or heading back for another year, find some great reads to help you get ready for the big day!

Read Alongs: Picturebook with audio CD kits to help your child read along while listening to the story.

Superheroes: Check out books about Batman, Spider-man, and many more.

Princess Tales: Enchanting tales about princesses and royalty!

Word of the Month

Galactic

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 Summer Reading Program “BAM! POW! READ!”

June 22nd – August 30th

June 22nd – August 30th

Read during the summer and receive prizes! Register in person OR register and record your reading online at http://ct.evanced.info/wethersfieldlibrary/sr/homepage.asp

See flyer for more information.

 

Autumn 2015 Literacy Classes

September 21, 2015 – November 20, 2015

Registration begins Monday, August 31, 2015 for residents and Wednesday, September 16, 2015 for non-residents.

Monday

September 21st & 28th

October 5th,12th,19th & 26th

November 2nd, 9th & 16th

 

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

September 21st & 28th

October 5th,12th,19th & 26th

November 2nd, 9th & 16th

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

Monday

September 21st & 28th

October 5th, 19th & 26th

November 2nd

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

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

September 22nd & 29th

October 6th, 20th & 27th

November 3rd

10:30am – 12:00 noon: Family Place PLAY & GROW: Parent-Child Workshop

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

September 29th

October 27th

December 1st

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

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

September Title: Pie by Sarah Weeks

October Title: Great Trouble by Deborah Hopkinson

December Title: Elvis & the Underdogs by Jenny Lee

Registration is required

Tuesday

October 6 th

November 3rd

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

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

Registration is required

Wednesday

September 23rd & 30th

October 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th

November 4th,11th & 18th

 

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

Wednesday

September 30th

October 28th

November 18th

4:00pm: NUTMEG NIBBLES: 2nd – 4th graders

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

Registration is required

Thursday

September 24th

October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th

November 5th, 12th & 19th

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

September 24th

October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th

November 12th & 19th

6:00pm: BUILDING STEAM: for 5-7 year olds (no class November 5th)

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

Registration is required

Friday

September 4th,11th,18th & 25th

October 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th

November 6th, 13th & 20th

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. 

 

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