Kids Programs

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News and Upcoming Programs


 


 

                    

 

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.

Louise Childs Branch:
Fourth Tuesday of each month:
April 26
Sign up for: 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, or 4:45 PM 

Sussex-Wantage Branch:
Read to a dog on
Wednesdays in April

Sign up for: 6:30, 6:45, 7:00, or 7:15 PM

Main Library
Read to Magnum
Second Tuesday of each month

starting MAY 10
Sign up for: 6:00, 6:15, 6:30, or 6:45 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.


 


 

  

LEGO Clubs

Attention all builders in Kindergarten and up: if you love LEGOs (and who doesn't?), join us for our monthly LEGO Club meetings.

We've gathered a large and varied collection of our favorite plastic building bricks that can be put together in endless combinations. Work alone, bring a friend, or even make a new friend as you build, rearrange and even demolish all your LEGO creations!


Main Library:
Saturday, April 16 at 10 AM


Dennis Branch
Monday, April 25 at 3:30 PM

Sussex Wantage Branch:
Wednesday, April 27 at 4:30 PM


Louise Childs Branch
Thursday, April 28 at 3:30 PM

Franklin Branch
Friday, April 29 at 3:30 PM

Registration begins two weeks before each date.  If fewer than five persons register for a date, this program will be canceled.


 


 

        

Minecraft Club

Louise Childs Branch
NOW ON TUESDAYS!
April 5, 12, 19
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Come to our Minecraft Club, meet other like-minded gamers, and swap tips and tricks with other Minecrafters!
 
Children are encouraged to bring their own device (laptop, iPad, iPod, Android, etc.) and will require their own Minecraft account. This is available from https://minecraft.net/

Recommended for grades 1+.

Registration will begin 2 weeks prior to each program date.


 


 


Lapsit Program

Books, songs, and fingerplays for ages 6 months to 2 years old.  This is a short, fast-spaced program followed by free play.  Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Sussex-Wantage Branch:
Mondays at 10AM:
4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9

Dorothy Henry Branch:
Wednesdays at 10AM and 11AM:(please sign up for 10AM or 11AM, 
but not both) 
4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11

Registrations will begin on April 4.


 


 

 

Preschool Storytime

Stories, songs, and activities for children ages 3 to 6 years old (pre-K).
Siblings are welcome.

Sussex-Wantage Branch:
Mondays at 1:30PM:
4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9

Dorothy Henry Branch:
Wednesdays at 1:30PM
4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11

Main Library:
Thursdays at 1:30PM
4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12

Registrations will begin on April 4.


 


 

           

                 

Read & Play

Kids ages 6 months through 4 years are invited for stories, songs, activities, and free play.  This special program encompasses a wide age range making it perfect for kids with younger siblings!

Dennis Branch:
Tuesdays at 10AM and 11AM:
(please sign up for 10AM or 11AM, 
but not both) 
4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10

Main Library
Thursdays at 10AM and 11AM:
(please sign up for 10AM or 11AM, 
but not both) 
4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12

Louise Childs Branch
Thursdays at 10AM and 11AM:
(please sign up for 10AM or 11AM, 
but not both) 
4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12

Franklin Branch
Fridays at 10AM:
4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13

Registrations will begin on April 4.