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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.

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.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 6:00pm

Colorful fun for all ages!  Enjoy our color powder party (like a color run, but without the running!), bring a small object to hydro-dip (a coffee cup, for example), contribute to our squirt gun mural and color with chalk.  Come dressed for an outdoor messy event! Call (920) 982-8519 to register. 

Fridays @ 10:15 - 10:45 from September 13th to October 4th

Join us for a story and playtime with friends.  Tales & Toys is for caregivers and children ages 2-6.  Registration appreciated.

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am
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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