Summer Kids Programs 2018

 

Sign up for our online summer reading program over HERE

6/01/18 Registration Opens

6/23/18 Logging Opens


Drop-in Story Times & Toddler Programs


Farmers Market Story Time 

Thursdays at 5 PM on the Town Green, weather permitting.

All Ages!

Meets: 6/7,6/14, 6/21, 6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23


Mother Goose

Mondays at 10:30 AM

Mother Goose Storytime

On Mondays children, birth to 2.5 years can join Miss Diana for stories and songs.

No need to register, just Drop-in. Siblings welcome. Lower Level Right.

Meets: 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30, 8/6, 8/13, 8/20.


Preschool Stories

Tuesdays at 10:15 AM

Join Miss Alex for developmentally relevant; stories, songs, and fingerplays.

No need to register, just Drop-in. Ages 2.5 & up.  Siblings welcome!

Meets: 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8/7, 8/14, 8/21.


Animal Yogis 

Alternating Fridays & Saturdays at 10:30 AM

Toddler & Preschool Yoga! ( with a grown-up)

No need to register, just drop-in.

Meets: 6/23, 6/29, 7/21, 7/27, 8/18,8/24


Toddler Art

Fridays at 10:30 AM

Join Miss Alex to make some art!

Ages 2 and up only, please.

Registration required. Register online below.

Toddler Art Spray Bottles: 7/20 at 10:30 AM Register HERE ( opens 6/18)

Toddler Art Fly Swatters: 8/17 at 10:30 AM Register HERE ( opens 8/1)


Scavenger Hunts


All ages, drop-in, runs for the entire month!

June – Instrument Scavenger Hunt

July – Gem/Rock Scavenger Hunt

August- Ice Cream Scavenger Hunt


Kid Programs


Science Rocks! K-2 

Mondays at 6:30 PM

Kids entering grades K-2 in the Fall of 2018 are invited to join Miss Alex for some science fun!

Registration required. Registration opens 6/18.

Register HERE.

Meets Mondays at 6:30 PM

6/25, 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, & 7/30


Mr Joe Family Concert

Tuesday, June 26th at 6:30 PM

An acoustic concert for the whole family! Registration encouraged, but not required. Register HERE. Registration opens 6/18.

 


Summer Reading Kick-off: Make Your Own Ice Cream

Wednesday  6/27

5 PM session (Limit 20) 

6 PM session (Limit 20)

Come make (& eat) your own homemade ice cream. All ages welcome, with an adult.

Registration required.  Please Register for only one session.

Register HERE for 5 PM Session

Register HERE for 6 PM Sesion


Science Rocks! Grades 3-5

Thursdays at 6:30 PM

Kids entering grades 3-5 in the Fall of 2018 are invited to join Miss Alex for some science fun!

Registration required. Registration opens 6/18.

Register HERE.

Meets Thursdays at 6:30 PM

6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26 & 8/2


Slime Saturday – Summer Edition

Saturdays at 2 PM

Make a new type of slime every other Saturday of the summer!

Registration required for each session. Register online below.

Grades K & up. Limit 10. Registration opens the first of the month for each session of that month.

Register for June’s session starting 6/18.

Meets: 6/30, 7/14, 7/28, 8/11, 8/25

Register for 6/30  at 2 PM Session ( opens 6/18) HERE

Register for 7/14  at 2 PM Session ( opens 7/1) HERE

Register for 7/28  at 2 PM Session ( opens 7/1) HERE

Register for 8/11  at 2 PM Session ( opens 8/1) HERE

Register for 8/25  at 2 PM Session ( opens 8/1) HERE


Patriotic Craft

Tuesday, 7/3 at 2:30 PM

Children with an adult are encouraged to stop in to make a fun decoration for the 4th of July!

No registration required, just drop-in any time between 2:30 and 3:30 PM!


 

Minecraft Mondays

Mondays at 2 PM

Meets from 2-4pm every Monday in July & August. Ages 9& up.

Hang out and play Minecraft. Some devices and accounts will be available, but bring your own if you’re able!

No need to register, but space and devices are limited, first come first serve.

Meets: 7/2, 7/9, 7/16, 7/23, 7/30,8/6, 8/13, 8/20, 8/27


LEGO Robotics

Fridays at 3 PM

Build and program a simple robot using LEGO WeDo Robotics kits. Every other Friday this summer!

Register online below. Ages 7-11. Limit 8.

Registration Required for each session. Registration opens the day after the previous session. Registration for the 7/6 session opens 6/18

Register for 7/6  at 3 PM Session ( opens 6/18) HERE

Register for 7/20  at 3 PM Session ( opens 7/7) HERE

Register for 8/3  at 3 PM Session ( opens 7/21) HERE

Register for 8/17  at 3 PM Session ( opens 8/4) HERE


Letterboxing with Everyone Outside

Tuesday 7/10 at 3:30 PM

Grades K & up with an adult

Come learn about Letterboxing and make your own stamp with Miss Lucy from Everyone Outside!

Register HERE


Critter Caravan

Wednesday, 7/11 at 3 PM

ages 3 & up with an adult.

Come meet some curious critters at the library this afternoon!

Registration required. Register HERE. Registration opens 6/18.


Percy Jackson Book Club

Wednesdays at 7 PM

Demigod and Half-Blood families, children, and teens are encouraged to join the library’s Percy Jackson Book Club. We will be discussing one book a week for the whole summer. There will be Percy Jackson themed snacks, games, crafts, and trivia for everyone. You can attend just one week or all of them! Registration encouraged, but not required. Register HERE.

Week 1: The Lightning Thief 7/11 at 7 PM

Week 2: The Sea of Monsters 7/18 at 7 PM

Week 3: The Titan’s Curse 7/25 at 7 PM

Week 4: The Battle of the Labyrinth 8/1 at 7 PM

Week 5 The Last Olympian 8/8 at 7 PM


Make a Shaker

Wednesday, 7/18 at 3 PM

Calling all kids and their caregivers’ ages 2-5, make a shaker with Miss Diana!

Come hear a story, make an egg shaker, and sing songs with your new instrument.

Registration required. Limit 15 . Register online below.  Registration opens 7/3/18.


Circle Games

Saturday,  7/21 at 2 PM

Open to kids entering grades 2-5 in the Fall of 2018. We will be playing fun summer

camp style group grames. Registration opens 7/3/18.

We will meet outside in the garden weather permitting, so wear sunscreen and appropriate shoes!


Kids Tag Sale

Saturday 7/14 at 10 AM. Rain Date 7/21

Set up 9AM-10AM

Sale 10AM-12PM

A sale where only kids can sell, but anyone can buy! Ages 5-18 (12 & under with a parent).

Registration opens June 18th. To register stop by the front desk, call the Library to register at 860-349-9544, or Go HERE to sign up online.
Please bring the following if you plan to sell:

  • kid’s items ONLY
  • a blanket and/or table
  • items marked with prices
  • extra cash to make change.
  • a parent if you are under 13 years of age
  • Please take home any unsold items and move your cars to the side after unloading.

Kids in the Kitchen 

 
Tuesday, 7/31 at 7 PM
 
Young chefs, ages 8-11, can learn how to make summer frozen treats!
Registration required. Registration opens 7/17. Limit 8
 
 

Paper Marbling 

Tuesday 8/7 at 2 PM

Grades K & up!
Get messy and make some cool marbling designs with shaving cream! Please wear clothes that can get dirty! Registration required. register online, registration opens 7/24.