Kids

News and Coming Programs

Click on the "Programs" button up above to register for these programs.

Click on the "flikr" button (bottom/left on home page)

for photos of past programs.

 

Children's Book Week

"Every Child a Reader"

May 4 - 10

Read to a child or let a child read to you!  Your local library has the books kids love.  Check some out today.

 

   

 


 

 

Please register children AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lap Sit Programs

10:00 AM

For kids ages 6 mos. through age 2 and a caregiver.

Weather!

Mon., May 4, 11, 18 (only 4 weeks) at the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Wed., May 6, 13, 20 (only 4 weeks) at the Dorothy Henry Branch

See dates for Main Library below under Lapsit / Preschool ST Combo

Registration begins two weeks before each program.


 


 


Please register children AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

 

 

 

Preschool Story Times

1:30 PM

Stories, songs, and activities.

For children ages 3 through 6 (not in kindergarten) and a caregiver.

Animal Homes: Tree, Shell, Cave, Dirt

Mon., May 4, 11, 18 (only 4 weeks) at the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Wed., May 6, 13, 20 (only 4 weeks) at the Dorothy Henry Branch

See dates for Main Library below under Lapsit / Preschool ST Combo

Registration begins two weeks before each date.


 


 

Please register children AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

Lapsit / Preschool Story Time COMBO

10:00 AM

Animal Homes: Tree, Shell, Cave, Dirt

For kids ages 6 mos. through age 6 and a caregiver.

Thur., May 7, 14, 21 at the Main Library

Registration begins two weeks before each program.

 

 


 


 

LEGO FUN

                             Intro to hand sewing

                         Kumihimo Braid Wheel Loom

Technology

Pipe cleaner creatures

and more.

Please register children AND caregiver. 

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

Young Makers Group for grades K - 6!

Let's make things do stuff!  Work on one project for several weeks or pick a different project each week.

Sats., CANCELLED May 16 at 10 AM at the Main Library 

Fridays, May 22 @ 3:30 PM at the Franklin Branch.

Mondays, May 4 (CANCELLED), 11, 18 @ 4:00 PM at the Sussex-Wantage Branch.

Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20 @ 3:30 PM at the Dorothy Henry Branch


 


 

Please register children AND caregiver.. 

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

LEGO Clubs

For kids in grades kindergarten and up.

We'll be featuring a building challenge for older kids.

 Sussex-Wantage Branch: Second Wednesday of each month: May 13 at 5 PM.

Louise Childs Branch: Third Tuesday of each month: May 19 at 4 PM.

Main Library:  CANCELLED - Third Saturday of each month: May16 at 10 AM

Franklin Branch: Fourth Friday of each month: May 22 at 3:30 PM.

Registration begins two weeks before each date.


 


 

 

 

Please register childrean AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

PM Holiday Story Times with Bedtime Math

Geared for kids ages preschool through grade 3 but entire families are welcome.  Come in PJs or not!

Louise Childs Branch: Tuesday, May 19 at 6:30 PM

Franklin Branch: Friday, May 8 at 3:30 PM

Sussex-Wantage Branch: Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30 PM

Main Library: Monday, May 18 at 6:30 PM

Registration required two weeks before each date.


 


 

 

 

 

May 30, 2015 (closed May 23)

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

June 27, 2015

A Wrinkle in Time by Madaleine L’Engle

R. E. A. D. Book Club @ the Main Library

Fourth Saturday of each month at 2 PM for kids ages 8 - 11 only.

The R. E. A. D. (Reading Excites Average Days) Book Club started in the summer and it wants to keep going!  Activities, friendship, great books and of course - fun!

Please register children AND caregiver beginning two weeks before each date so that we will have enough supplies.

 


 

 

Each child will be allowed a full 10 minutes of one-on-one reading time. The dogs provide an uncritical ear while the children gain self-esteem, confidence, public speaking skills and a love of reading. The dogs never interrupt or criticize!

Read to a Dog

 Children ages 5-10 are invited to practice their reading skills by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog or Seeing Eye Puppy-in-Training.

Dennis Branch:  Monday, May 4.  Sign up for: 6:00, 6:15, 6:30 or 6:45 p.m.

Main Library:  Tuesday, May 12.  Sign up for:  6:00, 6:15, 6:30 or 6:45 p.m.

Franklin Branch:  Third Thursday of each month, May 21. Sign up for: 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, or 4:15 pm.

Louise Childs Branch: Fourth Tuesday of each month, May ?  Sign up for: 4:00, 4:15, 4:30,  or 4:45 pm. 

Please arrive on time with a couple of books or early enough to pick out some library books.

Registration is in person or over the phone.


 


 

Please register children AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

American Girl Clubs @ Louise Childs Branch

Next month: Saturday, May 2 at 10 AM at Louise Childs.  For all ages.

Mother - Daughter Tea Party!  Bring your favorite tea cup.

 

Please register two weeks before each date.


 


 

Please register children AND adults. 

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

Makerspace Night @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

CANCELLED

Not meeting in April because of the Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library Book Sale

Friday, May 15, 4 -7 PM

Our theme in May is FOOD! Tie-dyed pancakes, smoothies, decorate cupcakes, food-based beauty products and more!

For all ages through adult.   Come and go as you like.

No registration required.


 


 

2015 Summer Reading Club!

Registration begins June 1 at all libraries.

Please register by phone or in person.

Every Hero Has a Story for preschoolers - kids entering grade 3.

Log your reading, earn weekly prizes, earn raffle tickets for larger prizes.


 


 

2015 Summer Reading Club!

Registration begins June 1 at all libraries.

Please register by phone or in person.

Unmask! for kids entering grades 4 - 6.

Log your reading, earn weekly prizes, earn raffle tickets for larger prizes.


 


 

Story Faces: Hero Tales!

A Summer Reading Kick-off Program featuring exotic face painting.

Saturday, June 6 at 10:00 AM @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

For the entire family.

PLEASE REGISTER as space is limited.


 


 

Heroes, Magic & Books!

A Summer Reading Kick-off Program.

Saturday, June 6 at 10:30 AM @ the Louise Childs Branch

Saturday, June 6 at 1 PM @ the Franklin Branch

For the entire family.

PLEASE REGISTER as space is limited.


 


 

Sciencetellers: Heroes and Their Stories!

A Summer Reading Kick-off Program.

Saturday, June 6 at 10 AM @ the Dennis Branch (in the event of bad weather, this program will be held at the Main Library)

Saturday, June 6 at 1 PM @ the Main Library

Saturday, June 6 at 3 PM @ the Dorothy Henry Branch

For the entire family.

PLEASE REGISTER as space is limited.