Kids' Events & Programs

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All Children's Programs are Sponsored by the Friends of the Russell Library

Speak Like Babar

Saturday, November 4,12:00pm. The Activity Room;Saturday, November 18, 12:00pm in the Hubbard Room, Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. Do you want to learn to speak like Babar the Elephant? Come to these fun filled language adventures. We will sing songs, draw, and speak French.
For pre-school - 2nd grade (4 - 7 years old).
Drop in; no registration.
Cosponsored by the Department of Romance Languages at Wesleyan University and the Friends of the Russell Library.

Speak Like Dora

Saturday, November 4, 1:00pm, The Activity Room;Saturday, November 18, 1:00pm in the Hubbard Room. Do you want to learn to speak like Dora the Explorer? Come to these fun filled language adventures. We will sing songs, draw, and speak Spanish.
For pre-school - 2nd grade (4 - 7 years old).
Drop in; no registration.
Cosponsored by the Department of Romance Languages at Wesleyan University and the Friends of the Russell Library

Origami
Tuesday, November 21, 6:30pm. The Activity Room, Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. Explore the Japanese art of paper folding.
For grades 2 and up (age 7 +).
Drop in; no registration.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Russell Library. 

Intro to Knitting for Teens and Tweens
Thursday, November 30, 6:00pm. The Storytelling Room, Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. Join us for an introduction to casting on and simple knitting.  Patient, experienced knitters will assist beginners.
For students in grades 3 - 12 (ages 8 - 18).
Registration is required: sign up online, in person, or by phone at 860-344-8479.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Russell Library.



Repeating Programs

Baby Rhyme TimeBaby Rhyme time image

Thursdays, November 2, 9, 16, 10:30am
The Activity Room
Ages: Birth-12 months and their grown-ups
Drop-in, No Registration

Looking for something to do with your infant or toddler?  Come join us for Baby Rhyme Time, a program for babies one year and under and their caregivers.  We’ll sing songs, learn rhymes, finger plays and more in in this fun, interactive program.
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Wonderful OnesBadger adn Mouse

Mondays, November 6, 13, 20, 27
@10:30 AM
Children’s Activity Room
Ages: 1 year olds and caregivers
No registration required, siblings welcome

One-year-olds and their caregivers will enjoy literacy-based and age-appropriate activities and toys in the company of other families in this supportive, nurturing library program. 


No registration required, siblings welcome.

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Twos are terrificTwos are Terrific

Tuesdays, November 7, 14, 21, 28
@ 10:30 AM
Children’s Activity Room
Hubbard Room on Tuesday, November 14
Ages: 2 year olds and caregivers

 This librarian-led program is designed to increase two year olds’ literacy and social skills as they enjoy story time, movement, music and play time with other toddlers and their families. For two year olds (24-35 months) and their caregivers. Siblings welcome!!


Drop-in, no registration.


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Preschool Power Story HourPreschool power

November 2, 9, 16, 30@ 1:30 PM
Children’s Activity Room
Ages: 3 – 5 years of age
No registration required, siblings are welcome.

This literacy-based, librarian-led program provides the perfect opportunity for preschoolers to practice their listening skills and increase their social confidence while enjoying stories, music, movement and a craft with their caregivers. For ages 3 - 5 (Pre-k through kindergarten)

Art Party!Art Party

Friday, November 3 @ 4:00pm
Children's Activity Room
Ages: K- 3, ages 5 – 9
Drop-in, no registration required

Come and celebrate your artistic side by creating something beautiful.  Art Party! will be celebrated each month with a new creative project.  Bring your imagination and a wiliness to get messy!  Drop-in, no registration required.

Builder's club graphicBuilder's Club PLUS

Friday, October 20, @4:00pm
Ages: 5-12, grades K - 7
Activity Room
Drop-in, no registration

Due very small parts we ask that children be
5 – 12 years old!

Come play and build amazing creations with the bricks you know and love!  Bring your friends!
Drop in; no registration

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Origami

Tuesday, November 21 @ 6:30pm.
Children's Activity Room
Ages: 7 and up
Drop-in, no registration required

Are you an experrt or do you want to learn simple origami? Join us on the tird Tuesday of each month to explore the Japanese are of paper folding - Origami. Let your fingers guide your imagination.

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