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Kids & Families

The children’s department offers an abundance of resources and opportunities for the children, parents, teachers, homeschoolers and daycare providers of the New London area. Learn more about our programs and services ».

Curious George climbing a book shelf

Help your child get the foundation they need for Kindergarten by signing up for this self-paced program.  Every 100 books read earns you a free book to add to your collection and memory game pieces.  After 1,000 books you will have a full memory game for you and your child to enjoy.  For more information or to sign up, stop by the Children's department desk.

Food Craft Ideas
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm

Don't listen to your parents, play with your food!  We are going to make fun things with our food.  If allergies are a concern, please call ahead for ingredient list.

Wednesdays @ 11:00 - 11:30 am

Lively, interactive stories, songs, & activities for the creepers, crawlers, walkers, & talkers. Will encourage early language and literacy development.

Birth - 2 years old with participating adult. No registration required.

Upcoming
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Story time will run on Fridays from January 12th - May 11th

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, interactive activities, and crafts all revolving around a new theme each week.  Family story time is for caregivers and children ages 2-6.  

Call to register, 982-8519. 

Upcoming
Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:15am to 11:00am
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 10:15am to 11:00am
Cinco de Mayo
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Kids will learn how to make a meal perfect for Cinco de Mayo.  If allergies are a concern please call ahead for ingredient list. Grades 2nd-5th.

Call 982-8519 to register.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm

Decorate our sidewalks with your beautiful artwork.  Party is dependent on weather and will be cancelled if raining.

Every 2nd Thursday of the Month ~ Sign up begins the 1st of each month

Come build with us!  Every 2nd Thursday of the month we will have a new theme to inspire our build.  We will provide the Legos.  Sign up begins the 1st of each month.  

Call 982-8519 to register.

Upcoming
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 3:45pm to 4:30pm
Tumble Book Library eBooks for Kids

InfoSoup has a subscription to TumbleBookLibrary, an online collection of e-books for children. You  can access it from home, for free using your library card number and PIN.

There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles! You can use your computer, tablet, or mobile phone! All you need is an internet connection. There are no downloads: books are streamed right to your device at the click of a button.

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