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Children Events

Saturday, July 06
9:30am - 5:00pm
The Legos are back!  Drop in and create with our large Lego collection by the big windows all week long! All ages.  No registration required.
Monday, July 08
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis 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.
Tuesday, July 09
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively 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.
Tuesday, July 09
10:00am - 10:45am
Put your baby in a safe baby carrier and get ready to dance!  Ms. Eileen will lead an introductory dance class where you can move and grove with your baby! For caregivers with babies.  No siblings allowed due to the nature of the class. ... Read More
Tuesday, July 09
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  No registration required.
Wednesday, July 10
10:00am - 10:30am
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth through 12 months). Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.... Read More
Thursday, July 11
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this exciting toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. This storytime engages young children using music, finger plays, props, and movement. No registration required.
Thursday, July 11
1:30pm - 2:30pm
The Children’s Museum or NH will visit the library to present: Under a Starry Sky: Nocturnal Animals.  Join us for a fun-filled exploration into the star-lit world of nocturnal animals. Learn how these animals have adapted to survive in their... Read More
Friday, July 12
10:00am - 10:30am
We have so much to explore! Join us for interactive sensory play activities designed to stimulate toddlers’ growing minds. Recommended for toddlers ages 1, 2, and 3 with their caregivers. No registration required.
Friday, July 12
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Monday, July 15
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis 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.
Tuesday, July 16
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively 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.
Tuesday, July 16
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Attention earthlings the aliens have landed!  Join us as we have an out-of-this-world adventure with stories and alien crafts that will transform you into an alien too!  Ages 3-8 with caregiver.  Registration required and will open on June 25th.
Tuesday, July 16
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  No registration required.
Wednesday, July 17
10:00am - 10:30am
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth through 12 months). Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.... Read More
Thursday, July 18
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this exciting toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. This storytime engages young children using music, finger plays, props, and movement. No registration required.
Thursday, July 18
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Wear your favorite white or neon outfit and get ready to Space Out and dance at this Galactic Glow in the Dark Toddler Dance Party!  We will move and grove to some fun children’s music under the black lights, followed by a snowcone snack!... Read More
Friday, July 19
10:00am - 10:30am
We have so much to explore! Join us for interactive sensory play activities designed to stimulate toddlers’ growing minds. Recommended for toddlers ages 1, 2, and 3 with their caregivers. No registration required.
Friday, July 19
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Join the Upper Room, a family resource center, and CONNECT with other parents, grandparents and caregivers of young children ages 0-6.  Join us for an hour of fun, literacy, parenting tips, crafts, and snacks.   No registration required. For more... Read More
Friday, July 19
1:30pm - 2:15pm
Join us for some great stories and songs, followed by a snow cone treat.  There is nothing better on a hot summer day! All ages. No registration required.
Monday, July 22
10:00am - 10:45am
Story program with Ms. Alexis 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.
Monday, July 22
10:45am - 11:15am
Our friends from Let's Play Music will be back in the Children's Room with a super fun Instrument Petting Zoo!  Try out all kinds of instruments in this hands-on event! All ages.  No registration required.
Tuesday, July 23
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this lively 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.
Tuesday, July 23
10:45am - 11:15am
Our friends from Let's Play Music will be back in the Children's Room with a super fun Instrument Petting Zoo!  Try out all kinds of instruments in this hands-on event! All ages.  No registration required.
Tuesday, July 23
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Librarian Jenn K. is up to more spaced out sciency fun this summer!  We will build constellation projectors, and then the Mars Lander Challenge is on!  See if you can help our “astronauts” land safely on Mars! Ages 6-11 with caregiver.  Registration... Read More
Tuesday, July 23
6:30pm - 7:00pm
An evening storytime with Ms. Alexis. This storytime puts the emphasis on fun! Stories, flannel boards, games, and crafts are included in this bedtime activity. PJs and blankies welcome.  Recommended for ages 2-7.  No registration required.
Wednesday, July 24
10:00am - 10:30am
All infants and their caregivers are welcome at this lapsit storytime for babies (birth through 12 months). Learn fingerplays, songs, and nursery rhymes to share with your baby as she/he sits in your lap. Connect with other parents and caregivers.... Read More
Thursday, July 25
10:00am - 10:45am
Join Ms. Eileen for this exciting toddler storytime for children 12 to 36 months and their caregivers. This storytime engages young children using music, finger plays, props, and movement. No registration required.
Thursday, July 25
10:45am - 11:15am
Our friends from Let's Play Music will be back in the Children's Room with a super fun Instrument Petting Zoo!  Try out all kinds of instruments in this hands-on event! All ages.  No registration required.
Thursday, July 25
1:30pm - 2:30pm
We’ve gathered a lot of “junk” and recycled materials to build Junk Rockets! Be creative using all of the materials we provide to create your very own rocket. We will also have a Rocket Launch Demonstration using Alka-Seltzer with instructions for... Read More

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