Kids

News and Coming Programs

Click on the "Programs" button up above to register for these programs.

In the event of bad weather, please check here or call your branch for cancellation information.

Click on the "flikr" button (bottom/left on home page)

for photos of past programs.

 

   

 


 

 

Please register children AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lap Sit Programs

10:00 AM

For kids ages 6 mos. through age 2 and a caregiver.

 Cows. Pigs, Chickens, Sheep, Ducks

Tues, April 21 at the Dennis Branch

Thurs., April 16, 23 at the Louise Child Branch

Fri., April 17, 24 at the Franklin Branch


Mon., April 27, May 4, 11, 18 (only 4 weeks) at the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Wed., April 29, May 6, 13, 20 (only 4 weeks) at the Dorothy Henry Branch

See dates for Main Library below under Lapsit / Preschool ST Combo

Registration begins two weeks before each program.


 


 


Please register children AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Preschool Story Times

1:30 PM

Stories, songs, and activities.

For children ages 3 through 6 (not in kindergarten) and a caregiver.

Soup, Moose, Staying Healthy, Bored?, Tools

Tues., April 21 at the Dennis Branch

Thurs., April 16, 23 at the Louise Child Branch

Fri., April 17, 24 at the Franklin Branch


Mon., April 27, May 4, 11, 18 (only 4 weeks) at the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Wed., April 29, May 6, 13, 20 (only 4 weeks) at the Dorothy Henry Branch

See dates for Main Library below under Lapsit / Preschool ST Combo

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 / Preschool Story Time COMBO

10:00 AM

For kids ages 6 mos. through age 6 and a caregiver.

Thur., April 30, May 7, 14, 21 (only 4 weeks) at the Main Library

Registration begins two weeks before each program.

 

 


 


 

LEGO FUN

                             Intro to hand sewing

                         Kumihimo Braid Wheel Loom

Technology

Pipe cleaner creatures

and more.

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.

Sats., April 18 and May 16 at 10 AM at the Main Library 

Thurs., April 16, 23 @ 3:30 PM at the Louise Childs Branch

Fridays, April 17, 24 @ 3:30 PM at the Franklin Branch.

Mondays, April 27, May 4, 11, 18 @ 4:00 PM at the Sussex-Wantage Branch.

Wednesdays, April 29, May 6, 13, 20 @ 3:30 PM at the Dorothy Henry Branch


 


 

Parent / Child Play Date @ Main Library

Every Friday through April.

Sponsored by the MOMs Playgroup

10:00 AM

A program where parent and child can work and play together, while meeting new friends. For children ages 6 mos. - age 5.

Registration not required.


 


 

Please register children AND caregiver.. 

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

LEGO Clubs

For kids in grades kindergarten and up.

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

 Sussex-Wantage Branch: Second Wednesday of each month: May 13 at 5 PM.

Louise Childs Branch: Third Tuesday of each month: April 21 at 4 PM.

Main Library: Third Saturday of each month: April 18 at 10 AM

Franklin Branch: Fourth Friday of each month: April 24 at 3:30 PM.

Registration begins two weeks before each date.


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Please register childrean AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

PM Holiday Story Times with Bedtime Math

Geared for kids ages preschool through grade 3 but entire families are welcome.  Come in PJs or not!

Louise Childs Branch: Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 PM

Main Library: April 20 at 6:30 PM

Dorothy Henry Branch: Tuesday, April 28 at 6:30 PM

Sussex-Wantage Branch: Wednesday, April 22 at 6:30 PM

Registration required two weeks before each date.


 


 

 

 

April 25, 2015

Any book from the Poppy series by Avi

May 23, 2015

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai

June 27, 2015

A Wrinkle in Time by Madaleine L’Engle

R. E. A. D. Book Club @ the Main Library

Fourth Saturday of each month at 2 PM for kids ages 8 - 11 only.

The R. E. A. D. (Reading Excites Average Days) Book Club started in the summer and it wants to keep going!  Activities, friendship, great books and of course - fun!

Please register children AND caregiver beginning two weeks before each date so that we will have enough supplies.

 


 

 

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.

Dennis Branch:  Monday, May 4.  Sign up for: 6:00, 6:15, 6:30 or 6:45 p.m.

Main Library:  Tuesday, May 12.  Sign up for:  6:00, 6:15, 6:30 or 6:45 p.m.

Franklin Branch:  Third Thursday of each month, April 16. Sign up for: 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, or 4:15 pm.

Louise Childs Branch: Fourth Tuesday of each month, April 28.  Sign up for: 4:00, 4:15, 4:30,  or 4:45 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.


 


 

National Library Week is April 12 - 18!

This year's theme is UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES!

Visit your local library today - either in person or virtually through the website.

See our program listings for children through adults.


 


 

Please register children AND caregiver.

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

American Girl Clubs @ Louise Childs Branch

Next month: Saturday, May 2 at 10 AM at Louise Childs.  For all ages.

Mother - Daughter Tea Party!  Bring your favorite tea cup.

 

Please register two weeks before each date.


 


 

Please register children AND adults. 

If fewer than five persons register for a date,

this program will be canceled.

Makerspace Night @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Not meeting in April because of the Friends of the Sussex-Wantage Library Book Sale

Friday, May 15, 4 -7 PM

Our theme in May is FOOD! Tie-dyed pancakes, smoothies, food-based beauty products and more!

For all ages through adult.   Come and go as you like.

No registration required.