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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 ».

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.

Fridays @ 10:15 - 10:45 from September 13th to October 4th

Join us for a story and playtime with friends.  Tales & Toys is for caregivers and children ages 2-6.  Registration appreciated.

Friday, September 20, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 10:15am to 10:45am
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

A whole hour devoted to Pete the Cat and his white shoes.  Call 982-8519 to register.

Wednesdays @ 11:00 - 11:30 am

Lively, interactive stories, songs, & activities for the creepers, crawlers, walkers, & talkers. Will encourage early language and literacy development.

Birth - 2 years old with participating adult. No registration required.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Stomp, stomp, roar!  The dinosaurs are coming!  Enjoy dinosaur crafts and games.  Call 982-8519 to register.  

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join the American Legion Auxiliary 263 ladies for a fun afternoon with stars and stripes, The American Flag.  Your fun will include the story of our flag along with crafts, snacks, and handling of the American Flag.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Calling all mermaids and pirates to come to our beach party.  Call 982-8519 to register.

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Come play a few games of bingo to see what you can win!  This is an all ages program.  Registration is required, 982-8519.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Come play a few games of bingo to see what you can win!  This is an all ages program.  Registration is required, 982-8519.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Starting at 5:00pm enjoy a night dedicated to winter and all its beauty with crafts and activities.  Then at 6:00pm special guests Elsa and Anna will lead us in a sing along.  

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.

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