April Programs for Children

April Children’s Programs

Infant Storytime

Wednesdays, Apr. 3, 10, 17, & 24 at 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, Apr. 11, 18, & 25 at 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.

Pre-school Storytime
Mondays, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 at  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, Apr. 2, 9, 16, 23 at 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 Activities

Chess Club!
Thursday, April 4 – 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.

Beginner’s Sewing Club
Thursday, April 4 – 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 11 – 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! First meeting is March 28th. 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.

Morris Sword Dancing
Thursday, April 18 – 3:30 p.m.

Help us wake up the Earth for spring, by learning an ancient sword dance from Britain. Make a traditional seasonal hat to take home.  For children ages 8-11. No registration required. With Miss Eileen.

April Showers Weather Lab
Tuesday, April 23 – 3:30 p.m.

Learn how to track the weather with our computer lab and become a junior meteorologist.  Learn to make a homemade barometer for measuring air pressure so you can predict the weather at home! Ages 7 and up with caregiver. No registration. With Miss Courtney.

I am the Lorax, I Speak for the Trees
Thursday, April 25 – 3:30 p.m.

“I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees.
I’ve come here to celebrate Earth Day, so please
Come join me and help spread the message I bring.
Be a friend to the trees and to each living thing.”

Help us celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day with stories about trees and a viewing of the original animated film: The Lorax. Take home a free seedling to plant in your yard. Ages 4-11. No registration. With Mr. Evan.

Saturday Storytimes

Lady Bug, Lady Bug
Saturday, April 6 – 11:00 a.m.

What’s red and black with spots all over? Lady bugs, of course! Come find out some amazing facts about ladybugs. Make a ladybug craft and play a ladybug game. No registration. Ages 6 and up. With Miss Jackie.

Just Ducky
Saturday, April 13 – 11:00 a.m.

It’s spring and those adorable  ducklings are beginning to hatch! Celebrate this special time of year with a fun-filled hour of stories, games, songs, and a craft about those delightful baby ducks. No registration. Ages 5 and up. With Miss Kathy.

Jack and the Beanstalk
Saturday, April 20 – 11:00 a.m.

You don’t need magic beans to grow your own springtime plants in this fun program. Listen to stories about Jack and his run-in with the giant, then plant your own bean and decorate the cup. No registration. Ages 5 and up. With Miss Kathryn.

Where the Sidewalk Ends: Shel Silverstein “Shel-ebration”
Saturday, April 27 – 11:00 a.m.

Join us for our “Shel-ebration” of National Poetry Month as we share zany games, art, activities and poems from one our favorite poets.  Ages 5 and up. No registration. With Mr. Evan.

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