Children’s Programs

We will be closed on the 11th, the 28th and the 29th

ALL OF OUR PROGRAMS ARE ALWAYS FREE!

Special Programs

Read to the Library Dog

Saturday, November 2nd at 11:30 am

Call the Children’s Department at 860-447-1411 ext. 4 to sign up a child to read to a our therapy certified library dog Ella! This is a great opportunity for children to practice reading with a non-judgmental friend!

Creative Movement: The Nutcracker Theme

Friday, November 15th at 4:00 pm

Call the Children’s Department at 860-447-1411 ext. 4 to sign up a child ages 3 to 7 for this fun movement program! Space is limited so call now!

Creature of the Night!

Saturday, November 16th at 10:00 am

Join us this Saturday for a program all about Nocturnal Animals, brought to you by the by the National Wildlife Refuge. Live animals will be present thanks to the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center!

Family Fun: Gift-Making!

Saturday, November 23rd at 11:00 am

Come create some crafts that you can give to family and friends as gifts for the upcoming holidays!

Weekly Programs

Read, Sing, Play

Every Monday at 10:30 am

Children birth to 5 are invited to join us Monday mornings at 10:30am for story time fun! There will be songs, stories, rhymes, movement activities and more! Following story time there will be a craft and open play. This program will teach children a love of learning and will offer parents/caregivers early literacy tips to use at home.

Bilingual Story Time

Every Tuesday at 10:30 am

Children birth to 5 are invited to join us Tuesday mornings at 10:30am for stories in English and Spanish! We will also have songs and activities as well as a playtime following the story time portion.

After School Adventures

Every Wednesday at 4:00 pm

Children grades K-6 are invited to join us in the library for an activity and a snack.

Story Time Starter and Baby Cafe

Every 2nd and 4th Friday at 10:30 am

From 10:30am till 11:30am the Children’s Department will be doing a Story Time best suited for infants from birth to 12 months. Siblings are welcome. You may also drop in after and spend time with other breastfeeding moms, and take an opportunity to ask IBCLC, CLC, and Peer Counselor your breastfeeding questions! Baby Cafe USA is aimed towards new mothers, nursing moms and pregnant women; however, it is open to everyone who is interested in learning about how to support breastfeeding.

For questions regarding the program, please call 860-425-6526.

Weekend Programs

Brick Builders

Every 1st Saturday at 11:00 am

Come build different things out different kinds of building blocks.

Make and Take

Every 2nd Saturday at 11:00 am

Come in for different kinds of craft. This month we will be making bird feeders!

Play Dough Day

the 5th Saturday of this month at 11:00 am

Come play with play dough!

Check out our new 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program! Your child will receive a prize just for being read to.

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Visit our monthly CALENDAR of events

Children’s Room:
860-447-1411 ext. 4

plnlchildren@plnl.org