Kids

News and Coming Programs

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

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

for photos of past programs.

 

November 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!

Because of the weather report and the holiday, the Holiday Story Time planned for the Sussex-Wantage Branch on Wednesday, November 29 at 6:30 PM has been canceled.


 


 


 


 

The Mock Caldecott Medal Election is back!

Click on the link below and vote for the picture book that you think should win the 2015 Caldecott Medal.  The winner will be announced at a Red Carpet event in January (date to be announced).  Voting begins now and runs through December 2014.

Mock Caldecott Survey Monkey


 


 

Lap Sit Programs

10:00 AM

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

Baby's Body

Head - Hands - Tummy - Feet - Legs

Thurs., (closed on Nov. 27), Dec. 4, 11, 18 at the Main Library

Mons., Dec. 1, 8, 15 at the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Wedns., Nov. 26, Dec. 3, 10, 17 at the Dorothy Henry Branch

Registration begins two weeks before each date.


Tues., January 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10 at the Dennis Branch

Thurs., Jan. 15, 22, 29, Feb. 18, 25 at the Louise Childs Br.

Fris., January 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13 at the Franklin Branch

Registration begins two weeks before each date.


 


 

Preschool Story Times

1:30 PM

Stories, songs, and activities.

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

Squirrels - Community Helpers - Friends - Bears Hibernate - Snow

Mondays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 at the Sussex-Wantage Br.

Wedns., Nov. 26 (CANCELLED), Dec. 3, 10, 17 at the Dorothy Henry Br.

Thurs., (closed on Nov. 27), Dec. 4, 11, 18, at the Main Library

Registration begins two weeks before each date.


Tues., January 13, 20, 27, Feb. 3, 10 at the Dennis Branch

Thurs., January 15, 22, 29, Feb. 18, 25 at the Louise Childs Br.

Fris., January 16, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13 at the Franklin Branch

Registration begins two weeks before each date.


 


 

Make a Marble Maze

Folded Book Making

LEGO FUN

3D Paper Snowflakes (December)

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.

Tuesday, December 2 at the Main Library at 4:00 PM

Mons., Dec. 1, 8, 15 at the Sussex-Wantage Br. at 4:00 PM

Wednesdays, Nov. 26 (CANCELLED), Dec. 3, 10, 17 at the Dorothy Henry Br. at 3:30 PM

Registration not required.


 


 

Read to a Dog

For kids ages 5 - 10.

Louise Childs Branch - Tues., December 16.

Register by phone or in person only for a 10 mins. session: 4:00, 4:15, 4:30, 4:45 PM.


Dennis Branch - Mondays,  Dec. 29 with Service Dogs Odin and/or Victor

Register by phone or in person only for a 10 min. session: 6:00, 6:15, 6:30 or 6:45 PM


Franklin Branch - Tuesday,  December?

Register by phone or in person only for a 10 min. session: 3:30, 3:45, 4:00 or 4:15 PM.


Main Library - Tuesday, December 9

Register by phone or in person only for a 10 min. session: 6:30, 6:45, 7:00, 7:15 PM


 


 

Garden State Children's Book Awards

Kids!  Vote for your favorites.  Let your voice be heard!

Go to Vote for GSCBA to see the nominees and voting details.

Deadline to vote is January 1, 2015.


 


 

LEGO Clubs

For kids in grades kindergarten and up.

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

Louise Childs Branch: Third Tuesday of each month:  December 16 at 4 PM.

NEW! Franklin Branch: Fourth Friday of each month: December 26 at 3:30 PM.  NOT MEETING IN NOVEMBER.

Dennis Branch: First Monday of each month: December 1 at 4:00 PM

Sussex-Wantage Branch: Second Wednesday of each month: December 10 at 5 PM.

Main Library: Third Saturday of each month: December 20 at 10 AM.

Registration begins two weeks before each date.


 


 

Technology Club

First Wednesday of each month at the Main Library -December 3.

4 to 5:30 PM

Second Monday of each month at the Louise Childs Branch - December 8.

3:30 - 4:30 PM

For kids in grades 4 and up.

Each month we'll introduce you to a new software or app and let you loose to explore or play Minecraft, Wii, Scratch 2.0, etc.

Bring your laptop or tablet.  Our number of laptops is limited.

No registration needed for this meeting.


 


 

 American Girl Clubs @ Louise Childs Branch and Main Library
Saturday, December 13

Geared to kids in grades 4 - 6 but all AG fans are welcome.

at 10 - 11:45 AM at the Louise Childs Branch

at 2 - 3:45 PM at the Main Library

Saturday, December 13 we'll have a Holiday Party, make folded books, and decorate sugar cookies. Bring yourself and your doll dressed up for the holidays!

PLEASE REGISTER!

January 10 will feature Kaya


 


 

Make a 3D Snowflake @ the Dennis Branch and Main Library

Dennis Branch

Monday, December 1 at 4:00 PM

AND

Monday, December 8 at 6:00 PM

Main Library

Tuesday, December 2 at 4:00 PM

Stop by and learn how to make a beautiful 3D snowflake! Take it home with you or leave it at the library to help us decorate for the winter. For all ages (small children will need some adult supervision).

Registration not required.


 


 

 

December 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!

Main Library:  Monday, December 15 at 6:30 PM

Louise Childs Branch: Tuesday, December 16 at 6:30 PM

Dennis Branch: Monday, December 22 at 6:30 PM

Registration required two weeks before each program


 


 

Parent / Child Play Date @ Main Library

Fridays, December 5, 12, 19, 26

10:00 AM

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

Registration begins November 14.


 


 

Makerspace Night @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Friday, December 19 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM. Our theme this month is Gifts. Make gifts out of wood, computer parts, paper and more!

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

No registration required.


 


 

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

December 27 - Poppy by Avi and Sarah Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachan

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 beginning two weeks before each date so that we will have enough supplies.


 


 

I Love Yoga! @ the Main Library

3:30 PM

Saturday, December 27

AND

Monday, December 29

Yoda instructor, Tima Romano, will use the children's book "I Love Yoga!" by Mary Kaye Chryssicas to introduce children ages 4 - 7 to the fun of yoga.  Students should bring water and a mat (if you have one.)  Class size is limited to 12 students so PLEASE register beginning December 13.


 


 

Gun Safety Program @ the Sussex-Wantage Branch

Monday, December 29 at 1:30 PM

Ms. Jenise will bring an Eddie Eagle video and activities for children in grades K - 4.

Please register beginning December 15.


 


 

New Year's Parties! @ 3 libraries

For kids in grades K - 6.

All on Tuesday, Dec. 30 at 1:30 PM

Dennis Branch with Ms. Jenise

Dorothy Henry Br. with Ms. Beverly

E. Louise Childs Branch with Ms. Diane

PLEASE REGISTER BEGINNING DECEMBER 15 AND BEFORE DECEMBER 27!