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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 ».

February 1-28
Stop in the library to pick up your Hearts and Crafts kit!  Kit includes supplies to make a strawberry heart, a tic-tac-toe craft and game, and a heart paper airplane.

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.

Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

You have 60 seconds to complete the challenge.  Can you beat the clock?
Registration is required.

Wednesdays from 10:00-10:30 January-May

Join us for a few stories, songs, and a craft.  Storytime is geared for children ages 2-5 years old, but all are welcome.  Registration is appreciated, 982-8519.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thursdays from 10:00-10:30am January-May

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

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Only days left until St. Patrick's Day.  Stop in to build your leprechaun trap.
Registration is required.

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Let us show you how to paint an awesome masterpiece in a few easy steps!
For ages 5-14 years old.
Registration required, 982-8519.

Tuesday, May 9, 2023 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm

See what you can build with an unlimited pile of bricks!

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 »