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Children's Programs

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Sign up for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten at the library to receive a registration bag and your first reading log!  Every time you read 100 books to your child, they receive a small prize.

All children from birth up until they enter Kindergarten can sign up.

It's easier than it sounds: 1 book a night = 365 books a year = 1,095 books in three years.

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Coding Club

Wednesday, April 17th

3:30pm 

Learn how to code by creating your own video game!  For ages 8-10.  Sign up Here or call the library at (860)627-1495.

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Teen Craft - Book Folding

Wednesday, April 17th

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn how to make a beautiful cherry blossom tree!

Best for kids in grades 6-8.

Sign up Here or call the library.

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Get Crafty!

Saturday, April 20th

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Come any time between 1:30pm and 3:00pm to make a paper plate marble run!

Best for ages 5 and up.

Register Here or call the library.

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  2023 Kids Reading Challenge

Complete all the challenges for the month and win a book!  Forms are available in the children's room during open hours.  We'll have a new challenge form every month.

​For ages 4-12

When you've completed all the challenges and checked them off, bring your sheet to the children's room to get your free book.

​If you need help finding books for each challenge, just call us or ask the children's librarian.

​The challenges for March are:

​A book about nature

​A book with leprechauns in it

​A book by one of your favorite authors

​A book about cats

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Lego Club

Wednesday, April 17th

6:30pm - 7:30pm

Children in grades K-5 are welcome to join us for some Lego building fun.  Each month we will focus on a different challenge that will be displayed in the children's room the following week.

This month's theme is outer space!

Register Here or call the library.

Limited seating.

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Read With Bingley

Saturday, April 20th

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Read a book with Bingley the therapy dog!

To sign up for a fifteen minute session call the library or email jfrankel@libraryconnection.info

Best for ages 5-10.  Spots are limited.  Siblings and friends are welcome to share a session.

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Tween and Teen Book Club

Wednesday, April 24th

2:30pm

Talk about books and do a book related craft or game.  Snacks will be provided.  For ages 10 and up.

 

We'll be talking about the Wishtree by Katherine Applegate and Rules by Cynthia Lord.  Or just come and talk about a book you've read recently.

Sign up Here or call the library.

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Saturday STEM Challenge

Saturday, April 27th

11:00am

Join us for a different STEM challenge each month!

 

This month's challenge will be to build something you can balance on one finger.

Best for ages 6 and up

Sign up Here or call the library.

Children's Crafts

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Drop In Craft - Bee Craft

 

Monday, April 15th - Saturday, April 20th

During open hours

 

Make a cute bee craft!  Best for ages 3-8.  No registration required.

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Drop In Craft - Earth Day Necklace

 

Monday, April 22nd - Saturday, April 27th

During open hours

 

Celebrate Earth Day by making a paper necklace!  Best for ages 3-8.  No registration required.

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Drop In Craft - Dump Truck

 

Monday, April 29th - Saturday, May 4th

During open hours

 

Drop by the library to make a fun dump truck craft!  Best for ages 3-8.  No registration required.

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