Children's Programs


2014 Programs


Children's Department April 2014

Collection on Display

Nick Frasco’s LEGO collection


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

Pictures from February programs.

Themed displays:

include booklists,

coloring or activity sheets

Spring Into a Good Book!: Get ready for the season with great books about spring, flowers & gardening.

Passover: Celebrate the holiday with some great books.

Easter: Enjoy fun reads about Easter.

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


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.

Spring Literacy Classes

Spring session: March 10th - April 27th

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

*Classes will be held during April school vacation week*


April 7, 14, 21, 2014   



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


April 22, 2014



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

Nutmeg Award Book Discussion Series with a light supper.

April Title: Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan-Long Shang

Registration is required


April 29, 2014



4:00pm: BOOK BASH!: 1st-3rd graders

In April celebrate National Poetry Month with a Poetry Party!

Registration is required


April 2, 9, 16, 23, 2014


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


April 3, 10, 17, 24, 2014


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


April 3, 10, 17, 24, 2014


6:30pm: READY, SET… READ, MATH, SCIENCE: 4-6 year olds

Specially designed activities that make reading, math or science come alive (topics alternate each week).

Registration is required

Year-Round Events



10am -12 noon: DROP-IN PLAYTIME  +

11:00am: SHORT & SWEET STORYTIME: all ages

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





10:30am:  SATURDAY STORIES: all ages

Drop-in fun with books, songs and movement for the whole family!



The email address of the Children's Department is