Children’s Programs – March 2013

March Children’s ProgramsThe new schedule of children’s storytimes and activities is here for March. Check out some of the fun things we’ve got planned:

Infant Storytime
Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20 & 27
10:00 a.m.

A 20-30 minute lapsit storytime for infants birth to 12 months and their caregivers. Learn fingerplays, songs and simple baby sign language to share with your babies as they sit in your lap. No registration required. With Miss Courtney.

The New Mother Goose On The Loose
Thursdays, March 7, 14, 21 & 28
10:00 a.m.

Toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers, using music, finger plays, props and movement. No registration required. With Miss Eileen.

Preschool Storytime
Mondays, March 4, 11 & 25
10:00 a.m.

Story program for children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver.  Lively time of sharing books, songs, puppets, nursery rhymes, early literacy and pre-school activities. No registration required. With Mr. Evan.

Step into Music
Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19 & 26
10:00 a.m.

A music and dance program for young children ages 3-5 years old and their caregiver. Celebrate early childhood with songs, stories, games, and movement.  No registration required. With Miss Eileen.

Bedtime Stories
Tuesday Nights – 6:30 p.m.

Story program for working parents and their children ages 2-5. Join us for stories, rhymes and lively participation fun. Pajamas, blankets and stuffed animals welcome. No Registration required. With Miss Jackie.

After School Fun

Chess Club!

Thursday, March 7 – 3:30 p.m.

Learn how to play this incredible game of skill and strategy at our monthly chess club. Special guest Dan Kilgour will lead the group. Please bring an extra board, pieces and a friend. For children grades 3-5.

No registration required.

!Clifford Visits the Library!
Monday, March 4 – 3:30 p.m.

Help us celebrate Read Across America as we partner with New Hampshire Public Television to bring our special guest– Clifford the Big Red Dog  to the library! Bring your own camera and get your picture taken with Clifford as we share some of his favorite stories!

For children of all ages. No registration required.

Everyone Says, “Achoo!”Stories to Make You Feel Better
Thursday, March 14 – 3:30 p.m.

It’s that time of year for cold weather breezes and sniffles and sneezes. Listen to stories and songs that make you feel better when you’re sick. Make homemade “get well” cards for your friends and loved ones, then enjoy

Maurice Sendak’s Chicken Soup With Rice. For children ages 4-8. No registration required. With Mr. Evan.

Will You Be My Friend?
Thursday, March 21 – 3:30 p.m.

Listen to this wonderful story about a bird and a bunny and the thunderstorm that brings them together. Then have some fun with a craft and theme-related music. Ages 3 and up with caregiver. No registration.

With Miss Kathy.

Movie Day!
Tuesday, March 26 – 3:30 p.m.

Join us to watch a fun March-themed movie. Call to find out what’s showing!

Beginner’s Sewing Club
Thursday, March 28 – 3:30 p.m.

If you’re interested in learning how to sew by hand, sign up for our three-week Sewing Club, with Miss Kathy and Miss Courtney! We’ll start with the absolute basics and learn new skills each week. Registration is required. Children must be at least 7 and able to thread a needle independently.

Saturday Storytimes

!Dr. Seuss Celebration!
Saturday, March 2 – 11:00 a.m.

Welcome to the Circus McGurkus: The world’s greatest show, on the face of the Earth or wherever you go! Help us celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday with stories and games and win free books! For children K-5th.

With Mr. Evan.

 “S” is for Shamrock
Saturday, March 9 – 11:00 a.m.

St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner, and what better way to prepare than sharing songs, stories and dancing from the Emerald Isle. Don’t forget to wear green! Grades K-5. No registration. With Miss Eileen.

Knuffle Bunny is Missing!
Saturday, March 16 – 11:00 a.m.

Trixie’s favorite stuffed animal, Knuffle Bunny, is missing! Join us for this storytime and craft about one of Mo Willems’ most famous characters. For children ages 3 and up with caregiver. No registration.

With Miss Kathy.

Stringy Easter Eggs
Saturday, March 23 – 11:00 a.m.

Get ready for Easter with this fun springtime craft. We’ll use balloons, embroidery thread, and glue to create awesome works of art that the Easter Bunny will appreciate! Ages 5 and up. No registration.

With Miss Courtney.

Shoes for Boys, Shoes for Girls: All Kinds of Shoes!
Saturday, March 30 – 11:00 a.m.

Everyone has a favorite pair of shoes! Join us for zany stories, a themed game and a craft, all about the wonderful world of shoes! Ages 6-8. No registration.

With Miss Jackie.



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