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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 ».

Stop by any time in January to pick up your kids craft kit!  This months kit includes supplies to make a mitten memory game, penguin puppet, and a paper roll snowman.

The Book Club Express is a monthly book subscription for ages 3-18. This kit includes a craft, snack, and 3-5 books each month. Your kit will be ready the first of each month. 

Please call 920-982-8519 or fill out this form to sign up for the monthly subscription.

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 at 9:30am from January 17 - May 8

Join us for stories, songs, and a craft!  Story time is geared toward children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.
Call 982-8519 to register.

Upcoming
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 - 9:30am
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 9:30am
Wednesdays at 9:30am from January 18 - May 9

A time for parents and infants to enjoy rhymes, songs, and a few stories together.  Followed by social playtime for the little ones.

Upcoming
Thursday, February 29, 2024 - 9:30am
Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 9:30am
Monday, March 4, 2024 - 8:00am to Friday, March 15, 2024 - 6:00pm

Stop in on March 5 from 9am-6pm to start your peep diorama or pick up your peeps anytime between March 4-15 to work on your creation at home. Dioramas are due by March 15. Voting runs from March 18-22. Shoeboxes will be provided while supplies last.

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.

Go To TumbleBooks »