Kids' Events & Programs

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One Time Programs

Tween StorytimeTween Storytime

Wed., August 24
3 to 4 PM
Thurs., August 25
11 AM to 12 Noon
Activity Room

Ages: Grade 3 and up
Drop-in, no registration

You are never too old or mature to listen to stories. Miss Melanie will read stories for ages 8 and up. Light refreshments will be served

Preschool Dance PartyPreschool Dance Party

Thursday August 25, 6:30-7:30 PM
Hubbard Room
Ages 3-6
No Registration!

Do you love to dance? Miss Laura does too! Laura has danced since she was a child and took everything from ballet to tap to Hawaiian. Come share the fun, dress cool, wear comfy shoes and be ready to boogie!

Pokemon at the Library

Monday, September 12 - 4 to 5 pm
Activity Room

Are you obsessed with Pokemon? Did you know the library is a Pokestop?? Come go on a Pokemon hunt around the library while eating Pokemon inspired foods!
Grades 5 to 12. Registration is required, in person or by phone, 860-347-2520.

Snap Circuits

Monday, September 26, 4:00pm to 5:00 pm, Activity Room, Russell Library, 123 Broad Street, Middletown. Make an alarm clock, radio, or doorbell ring with Snap Circuits. Snap Circuits snap easily together to teach the basics of circuitry. Members of the Teen Advisory Council will be on hand to help out!
Grades 5 to 9.
Registration is required, in person or by phone, 860-347-2520.

Repeating Programs

Baby Rhyme TimeBaby Rhyme time image

Wednesdays, September 14, 21, & 28, 1:30pm
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,
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Wonderful OnesBadger adn Mouse

Mondays, September 19 & 26,  10:30am,
Children’s Activity Room
Ages: 1year olds and caregivers

Wonderful Ones is a drop-in program for one - year olds and their caregivers. We will have open play, open craft time, story and music “circle time” at the end.  It’s the perfect way to start your week.
No registration required, siblings welcome.

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Twos are terrificTwos Are Terrific

Registration begins:
Tuesday, September 13, @ 10:00am

Tuesdays, September 20 & 27, October 4, 18 & 25 @ 10:30am
Children’s Activity Room
Ages: 2 year olds and caregivers
Registration is required. 

Two year olds and their caregivers will enjoy story time with great books, fun puppets and more!  We’ll have a great open-ended craft time, open play with play dough, musical instruments and more!  We’ll finish with a little music and movement
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Preschool PowerPreschool power

Thursdays, September 22 & 29 and October 6, 13 &20, 1:30pm
Children’s Activity Room
Ages: 3 – 5 years of age

This energetic program for the preschool ages starts with sharing some of the best new books and some classic old favorites!  We’ll provide an open-ended art project, playtime and some music and movement!  No registration required, siblings are welcome.

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OrigamiOrigami plane

Tuesdays, August 2, 16 & 30

Children’s Activity Room

Are you an expert or do you want to learn simple origami? Join us every other Tuesday night in July & August to explore the Japanese art of paper folding - Origami. Let your fingers guide your imagination.
Ages: 7 & up.
Drop in, no registration.

Builder's Club

Fridays, 4:00-5:30 pm Builder's club graphic
August 19, September 23
Ages: 5-12
Activity Room
Drop-in, no registration

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

Children ages 5 - 12 are invited to join the Builders’ Club 4-5:30pm on Fridays (see dates above), in the Activity Room.  Join us for afternoons of building with the bricks we all know and love.  Come build with your favorite interlocking blocks!  Each week we will have a challenge, and if you’re lucky, your creation will be chosen to be displayed in our glass case.  Due to the small pieces utilized, we ask that only those children 5 – 12 years of age be actively involved in the program and that they stay and help put pieces away.  Perhaps your “littles” would enjoy our newly reopened Parenting Room.
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