Kids Programs

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News and Upcoming Programs


 


 

                      

2015 Summer Reading Club!
 

August 17 was the last day of the Summer Reading Club!  Thanks for participating and be sure to check our fall schedule for fun new programs!

Congratulations to all of our
raffle winners!


 


 

                 

September is Library Card
Sign-Up Month!

 

If you don't already have a library card, now is the perfect time to get one!  Stop by one of our branches and sign up for one today!  Kids ages 3 and up can get their own library cards!


 


 

  

Make & Take Craft

Monday, September 21
Main Library

September 21 is the International Day of Peace!  Drop by the Library any time between 4:00 and 8:00pm to make your own Pinwheel for Peace.

There is no registration required for this program.


 


 

                    

 

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.

Main Library: 
Read to Flounder on
Tuesday, September 8
Sign up for: 
6:30, 6:45, 7:00 or 7:15 PM

Louise Childs Branch:
Fourth Tuesday of each month:
September 22, October 27, November 24
Sign up for: 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, or 4:45 PM 

Franklin Branch:
September 23, October 28, November 13
Sign up for: 3:00, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45,
4:00, or 4:15 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

For kids in grades kindergarten and up.

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

Sussex-Wantage Branch:
September 9 at 5:30 PM

Main Library
Saturday, September 19 at 10 AM

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 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 10 AM
9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5,
10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9
Click here to register!

Dorothy Henry Branch:
Thursday, August 27 at 10AM
Fall Sessions: Wednesdays at 10 AM
9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7,
10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Click here to register!

One registration covers all eight weeks!  

Registration is preferred and begins August 31, but walk-ins will be welcomed if space allows (maximum 20 children). Please call the Library if there are some weeks you cannot attend.


 


 

 

Preschool Storytime

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

 Louise Childs Branch:
Thursday, August 27
at 1:30 PM

Franklin Branch:
Fridays, August 28 & Sept. 4
at 1:30 PM

Sussex-Wantage Branch:
Mondays at 1:30 PM
9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 
10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9

Click here to register!

Dorothy Henry Branch:
Wednesdays at 1:30 PM
9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 
10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4
Click here to register!

One registration covers all eight weeks!  

Registration for fall sessions is preferred and begins August 31, but walk-ins will be welcomed if space allows (maximum 20 children). Please call the Library if there are some weeks you cannot attend.


 


 

           

                 

Read & Play

Kids ages 6 months through 6 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 10 AM
9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 
10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3
Click here to register!

Louise Childs Branch:
Thursdays at 10 AM
9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 
10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5
Click here to register!

Main Library:
Thursdays at 10 AM
9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/8, 
10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5
Click here to register!

Franklin Branch:
Fridays at 10 AM
9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 
10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6
Click here to register!

One registration covers all eight weeks!  

Registration is preferred and begins August 31, but walk-ins will be welcomed if space allows (maximum 20 children). Please call the Library if there are some weeks you cannot attend.


 


 

          

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.

Franklin Branch: 
Friday, September 4
at 3:30 PM

Please register beginning two weeks before each program.


 


 

               

American Girl Club @ Louise Childs Branch

American Girl  Club will have a "Welcome Back" meeting on September 12 at 10 AM.  Stop by for crafts, activities, and discuss plans for future meetings.  Feel free to bring your own American Girl doll!