Kids

 
Programming and Events for Kids!

**All programs and events are free. No sign-up is needed unless otherwise stated. If registration is required, it will open two weeks prior to the event.**


November Events


Mount Saint Mary’s Academy Theater Program presents: Clever Rachel

Saturday, 11/16 at 12:30 pm; Ages 6 & up

Clever Rachel tells the story of a very smart, young girl in late 19th century Poland whom the towns-people frequently visit to solve riddles or problems.This sweet and funny tale demonstrates how girls and boys can work together to solve problems.

 

Sunday Science with John Lyga

Sunday, 11/17, 2:00-3:00 pm  Gr. 1 & up with an accompanying adult

Don’t miss this popular hands-on program that is full of fun, science and surprises. Registration is required.  [No Sunday Science in December.]  Please Click Here to Register!

 

Make Colorful Turkey Puppets

Wednesday, 11/20, 4:30 –5:15 pm Ages 3 yrs. & up

Gobble, gobble!  Have fun making these silly puppets

to brighten your Thanksgiving festivities.


December Events


Glitter Jar Holiday De-Stressor

Tuesday, 12/3, 4:30-5:00 pm; Ages 6 & up

Holiday time can be stressful for children too. Caregivers and children will learn tips for de-stressing and will create a glitter jar to help them relax.

 

 

 

 

Cookie Decorating

Thursday, 12/12, 4:30-5:30 pm Ages 3 yrs. & up 

The tradition continues!  We provide the cookies and the decorations.  You have all the fun adding icing, candy, sprinkles and more to create your own yummy cookie.

 

 

Drop In and Sculpt with Wikki Stix

Wednesday, 12/18, 4:00-5:00 pm  Ages 3 yrs. & up

Sculpt with these crazy sticks and create one-of-a-

kind holiday decorations and gifts.

 

 

 

*Winter Camp Information Below


Weekly Activities


Toddler Tales & Toddler Play

Monday, November 4th – December 16th

Toddler Tales: 9:30am-10:00am

Toddler Play Time – Every Monday: 10:00am -10:30am

For ages 17 months- 2 1/2 years

This story time is just right for toddlers. With shorter stories, action verses, finger plays, rhymes, and games, toddlers are sure to love listening and learning. Toddler Tales is now followed by the all new Toddler Play! Stay after to story time and relax with this open play time with toys!

 

*Please note: The library will be closed at 9:30. Please enter the Community Room through the side door.

 

 

Stories and More 

Monday, November 4th – December 16th 10:30am- 11:00am

For Ages 2 1/2 – 5 years with caregiver

Children will learn the rhythm and routine of story time through theme-related books, finger plays, verses, rhymes, and will complete a simple craft.

 

 

 

Baby Book Time & Baby Play Time

Baby book Time: October 30th – December 18th 9:30am-10:00am

Baby Play Time-Every Wednesday, 10:00-10:30am (Except 12/25)For Birth – 17 months, with caregiver.

  Babies and caregivers will be introduced to finger plays, baby games, action verses, and Mother Goose rhymes. Followed by Baby Play Group is every Wednesday that is an open play time with toys. 

*Please note: The library will be closed at 9:30. Please enter the Community Room through the side door.

 

 

Friday Fun! 

Fridays, November 1st- December 20th  10:30 am-11:00 am (Except for 11/29)

Something different every Friday! Music, crafts, building, or create a snack. Whatever the activity, Friday Fun is a great way for children and their caregivers to get an early start to the weekend. For ages 2 1/2-5 years with caregiver.

October 25th: Bingo

 

 

Family Story Time

Saturday, November 9th, November 23rd, December 14th and December 28th 10:30-11:00 am. All ages are welcome! 

Saturday is family day! Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, games, or a craft.

 

 

 


Winter Camp!

Winter Camp is time during the holiday vacation for families, friends and neighbors to come together to enjoy and explore free activities at the library. Unless noted as a drop-in program, all events begin promptly at the start time.           Caregivers are required to remain at all events.

 


Boxing Day

Thursday, 12/26; drop in 10:30 am-12:00 pm Ages 2 & up with caregiver

What’s more fun than opening presents?  Playing with the boxes!  Come play in a room full of boxes of all shapes and sizes.

 

Winter Craft

Thursday, 12/26, 3:00-4:00 pm Ages 3 & up with caregiver

Get creative with a cheerful winter craft that is sure to chase away the post-holiday blues.

 

 

Live Wolfdogs from Howling Woods Farm

Thursday, 12/26, 7:00-8:00 pm Ages 5 & up with caregiver

My what big teeth you have! Come face-to-face with a wolfdog and learn all about these beautiful and mysterious creatures.

 

 

Mad Science Fair

Friday, 12/27, 1:00-3:00 pm

Ages 6-11 yrs. with caregiver

Join us for a two-hour, hands-on science extravaganza with Mad Science.  Explore discover, make and take!  Plan 10-20 minutes for each activity.

  • Electricity: Experiment with a Van de Graff Generator, Plasma Circle, Whimsler Machine and other cool electrical experiments. Take home a static electricity stick.
  • Optical Illusions: Observe strange hidden 3D images, transparent floating objects, and more. Take an optical illusion to make at home.
  • Dry Ice: Ever wondered how the infamous fog effect is generated?  With dry ice!  Not only  is this extremely cold form of carbon dioxide good at fogging up a room, it is also used to    illustrate several other cool effects.  Each child will take home a Color Changing Cup.
  • Slimy Science: Discover the ooey, gooey origins of plastic and find out why plastic is so hard to break.  Make slippery slime to go!
  • Chemistry: Explore the magic of chemistry and make a crystal garden to take home.
  • Bouncy Balls: Ever wonder how bouncy balls are made? Join us in the bouncy ball factory and transform special crystals into real bouncy balls that can bounce all the way home!