Children's Department provides services and programs for children
through Grade 6
Day Craft for Kids
Thursday, May 9th, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5-8, stop by the Children's Craft Room between 4 and 5 p.m. and
make a bouquet of lovely cupcake paper flowers for Mom on her special
day! Teens from the library's Teen Advisory Board will be there
to help you get started. No registration necessary.
Girls Book Club
Monday, May 13th, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Be a part of our book club for Ages
7 – 10! Each month we will discuss a different American Girl
and will make a craft or play a game associated with the time period.
Refreshments will be provided. Books will be available for checkout
in the Children’s Department. This month we are featuring
Julie. You may read any (or all) of the American Girl Books about
Julie. Registration is required. Link
here to sign up.
May 15st, 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Struggling or reluctant readers between
the ages of 5-10 will have the opportunity to practice reading out
loud with Gracie, a certified Reading Education Assistance Dog.
Gracie is accompanied by her handler. Children may bring a book
to read from home or pick one out from the library beforehand. Each
child is limited to one (1) appointment per session, maximum of
two (2) sessions. After the child signs up for two (2) sessions,
they may be placed on a waiting list for additional dates.
This event requires an appointment. To schedule
a time, please stop by the Children's ervices Desk or call the Children's
Department at (203) 452-2850, ext. 4.
Appointments are strictly 15 minutes
(limit of seven participants per session).
Saturday, May 18th, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come in and
enjoy a parent & child drop-in craft. Materials will be available
at the Children's desk. All ages are welcome! Crafts TBA.
Saturday, May 18th, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
own snacks and join us for an entertaining animated film about a
young Parisian girl whose cat leads her to unravel an exciting mystery.
Stories for 3 - 5 year olds
Monday, May 20th, 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Come in p.j.s
and join our Teen Advisory Board members for stories, crafts, and
activities. Each week will focus on a different theme for five sessions:
April 1, 15, 29 and May 6 and 20. No registration needed.
Saturday, May 25th, 10:30 pm - 12:00 pm
kids ages 6 - 12! Do you like to create with Legos? Come to the
EWML Lego Club! We have plenty of donated Legos, so join us in the
Children's Department for some exciting building fun! Each child
is responsible for breaking down their own creations. This month's
optional building theme is "Machines". No registration