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Children's Programs

These programs are developed by library staff to entertain and educate.  No registration is required unless specified. Please call the children's department for further information at 203-574-8212.

  Calendar of Events ( All Library Events - Children's & Adults )

 

 
             

Snowball Readers
Winter Reading Club
December 2, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Kids are welcome to join in the winter fun of reading ! 

Registration begins December 2 and ends January 24.
Scorecards are due by January 31, 2020.

All patrons who return their scorecard are put into a raffle and will receive a free book.

 

 

 

 

 
             

45th Annual Poetry Contest
Grades K-8

Submissions Open: Monday, January 20, 2020
Submissions End: Tuesday, March 31. 2020

 April is National Poetry Month! Join the Silas Bronson Library's Youth Services Division in celebrating by putting pen to paper and writing your own poem. Grades are grouped into K-3, 4-6, 7-8.  Students in each grade are competing only against their grade.

**Special Announcement** The Poetry Contest has been expanded to include Kindergarten classes**

Registration Form

 


Weekly Programs

 

 

Family Meetup
Daily, 11:30 a.m. 
Children's Room 

Parents and children meet up and socialize. An informal play date where all can get a chance to meet new friends.

 

Storytime Plus!
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. 
Children's Room 

Children and caregivers will enjoy story time, listening and singing to music, marching and playing in a band, doing finger games, and creating a craft. For preschoolers age 5 and under.

Larger groups must register three weeks in advance.



Babies & Books
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. 
Picture Book Room

Enjoy lullabies, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces, and sign language.

Best with one child per adult. 

For children age 24 months and under. 
No registration required.


 

Coding Club for Kids
Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
Computer Classroom

Children of all ages are welcome to join in this club activity. Come learn coding, including HTML and how to program robots!

No registration required.

 

Mother Goose
Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. 
Picture Book Room

Nursery rhymes, visual and audio technology are used in this modern Mother Goose program.

For children age 4 and under. 
Groups must register three weeks in advance.

  



 

 

Jammie Jams 
Thursdays, 6 p.m. 
Picture Book Room

“Pajama” story time for ages 3 - 7. Bring your favorite teddy bear, wear your PJs, and jam with music, songs, & stories!

No registration required.

 


Roblox Club 
Fridays, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
Computer Classroom 

Roblox players can access games created by other users or create games themselves.

For ages 5 to 14. 
Space is limited.

 

 


 

January 2020

 

 


Alphabet Explorers
Saturday, January 4, 11 a.m.
Children's Room

Come in for a fun and interactive program for children ages 3-5 with a caretaker. Each month features a new letter and theme. Attending families will receive a free book at each session.

Space is limited, registration is requested. Please call 203-574-8213.

 

  

Three Kings Day
Monday, January 6, 10 a.m.

Children's Room

Come in and get creative anytime today and be crafty. Design a crown, or make a Three Kings Day card.

There will be a special Special Story Time with Alderwoman Brenda Cotto in the evening.

 

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7 Angels at the Library - "I Want to Act!"
Saturday, January 11, 11 a.m.
Children's Room

Scott Kealey, Acting Teacher at Seven Angels Theatre, will teach us how to act by playing theater games. 

Registration is not required - just drop in and join the fun.

 

             

Movie Time: The Angry Birds Movie 2
Wednesday, January, 8, 5 p.m.
Children's Media Room

Stop in for a free showing of The Angry Birds Movie 2


No registration required

 

Let's Go LEGO!
Monday, January 27, 5:30 p.m. 
Children's Room

If you like building with LEGOs, then you'll love "Let's Go LEGO!" Our LEGO club meets the last Monday of every month, except in May, when the last Monday is a holiday. LEGOs are provided.

For ages 6 to 12.

 


The Wizard's Library - A Harry Potter Magic Show
Friday, January 31, 4 p.m.
Children's Room

We're already halfway to Harry Potter Day, and we're celebrating with a special Harry Potter Magic Show!             

 

             

Bronson Bookworms
On Hiatus

The Bronson Bookworms Kids' Reading Club is on hiatus until Summer 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

Storytime Plus!
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. 
Children's Room 

Children and caregivers will enjoy story time, listening and singing to music, marching and playing in a band, doing finger games, and creating a craft. For preschoolers age 5 and under. Groups must register three weeks in advance.

Storytime Plus!
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. 
Children's Room 

Children and caregivers will enjoy story time, listening and singing to music, marching and playing in a band, doing finger games, and creating a craft. For preschoolers age 5 and under. Groups must register three weeks in advance.

Storytime Plus!
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. 
Children's Room 

Children and caregivers will enjoy story time, listening and singing to music, marching and playing in a band, doing finger games, and creating a craft. For preschoolers age 5 and under. Groups must register three weeks in advance.