Kids

 
Programming and Events for Kids!

 


Summer Reading!

The 2019 Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories” has LAUNCHED!  Stop by the library to get prizes just for reading! We will have prizes from July 1st to August 30th! 

 


July Events


 

 

Magic Show with Magician Jim Vagias

Monday, July 22, 7:00-8:00 pm Ages 5 and up.

Abracadabra!  Magic, humor, and audience participation are the hallmarks of this popular magician’s show.

 

 

 

By Invitation Only!
Pearl Observatory’s Inflatable Planetarium

Monday, July 29th, 7:00-8:00 pm Ages 5 and up.

Log two hours of reading by July 22 to receive an invitation to this mobile planetarium. Please Click here to Register!

 

 


August Events


 

 

Pajama Yoga

Thursday, August 1st, 6:00-6:30 pm Ages 4 – 6 with caregiver.

Enjoy a pajama-wearing yoga experience.

 

 

Sing-A-Long with Music in the Somerset Hills

 Friday, Aug 2nd,10:30 – 11:00 am. Ages 2 1/2 -5

Join us for this Friday Fun, filled with music and laughter!

 

 

 

 

Rube Goldberg Contraption

Monday, August 5th, 7:00-8:00 pm Ages 5 and up.

Help design and build a crazy, complicated contraption.

 

 

 

Family Game Night

Monday, August 12th, 7:00-8:30 pm Ages 8 and up.

Another fun family night with all new games, courtesy of Bearded Dragon Games.

 

 

Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe

Thursday, August 15th, 7:00-8:30 pm Ages 8 and up.

Explore the universe with a former NASA consultant. View the night sky through a powerful telescope.

 

 

Campfire Stories & Ice Cream Social 

Monday, August 19th, 6:30-8:00 pm All Ages.

Wind down the summer with free ice cream, compliments of the Friends of the Library, while listening and taking part in campfire stories and songs with professional storyteller Ken Galipeau.

 

Fun-in-the-Sun Pudding Cups        

Tuesday, August 20th, 11:00-11:30 am Ages 2 and up.

Enjoy making and eating these simple summer-themed pudding cups.

 

 

 

Movies: TBA       

Wednesday, August 21st at 1:00 pm & Thursday Aug 29th at 10:30 am

Come relax and watch a movie! For All Ages

 

 

 

Parachute Play

Thursday, August 22nd, 11:00- 11:45 am Ages 3 and up.

 Pop in and enjoy fun with a colorful parachute.

 

 

Puzzles and Popsicles

Thursday, August 22nd, 2:00-3:00 pm For Ages 8 and up.

Cool fun!  Solve puzzles and win popsicles.

 

 

 

Preschool Bingo 

Monday, August 26th, 11:00-11:30 am For ages 2½-5.

B-I-N-G-O! Everyone wins stickers.

 

 

 

Summer Fun Cupcake Decoration

Monday, August 26th, 1:00-2:00 pm Ages 5 and up.

Decorate delicious cupcakes with a summery scene.

 

 

 

A Few Favorite Stories                                            

Tuesday,  August 27th, 10:30-11:00 am For 2½-5 years.

One last summer story time full of old classics and new staff favorites.

 

 

 

Drop-In Craft Mash-Up                                    

Wednesday,  August 28th, 3:00- 5:00 pm For 3 years and up.

Come on by and make a craft with a bunch of different materials from the summer.

 


Weekly Activities

Monday


Stories and More 

Mondays, July 22nd – August 12th, 10:30-11:00 am For Ages 2 1/2 – 5.

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

 

 


Tuesday


Toddler Tales

Tuesdays, July 23rd – Aug 13th 9:30 – 10:00 am. 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.

 

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


Wednesday 


Baby Book Time

Wednesdays, July 24th- August 14th   9:30*-10:00 am For Birth – 17 months, with caregiver.         Baby Play Time   Every Wednesday, 10:00-10:30am                  

Babies and caregivers will be introduced to finger plays, baby games, action verses, and Mother Goose rhymes. Followed by Baby Play Group: 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.

 

Space Crafts

Wednesdays,  July 24th – Aug 14th   10:30-11:00 am. Drop in anytime. For ages 3 and up. 

Hop on your rocket ship and head over to the library, to create one-of-a kind astronomy-themed crafts.

 

 

 


Thursday


Stories and More

Thursdays, July 25th – August 15th                                                                             10:30-11:00 am For Ages 2 1/2 – 5.

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

 

Wet-n-Wild Stories at the Pool

Thursdays, July 25th – Aug 15th, 1:30-2:00 pm

Take a break from the water and listen to stories. For the whole family!                          Pool members meet in the picnic area. 

 

 


Friday


Friday Fun

Fridays, June 26th – Aug 16th 10:30 – 11:00 am. Ages 2 1/2 -5.

Each week focuses on a different hand-on, activity-based program featuring games, crafts, creativity, food and fun. Highlights include:

 Dance Party: July 26th   

 Sing-A-Long with Music in the Somerset Hills: Aug 2nd

 


Saturday


Family Story Time

Every Saturday, 10:30-11:15 am. All ages are welcome! 

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


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