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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.

Tuesdays from 1:30 - 2:30 until July 24th (no crafts on June 26th)

Drop in every Tuesday to make a new instrument.  No crafts on June 26th.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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, July 18, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Watch a movie on the big screen with popcorn and juice that will be provided.  No registration required. 

Thursdays at 10:45 ~ June 7th through July 26th

Join us and some special guests for stories, songs, finger plays, interactive activities, and crafts.  Family story time is for caregivers and children ages 2-6 and begins June 7th and runs through July 26th.  We will be celebrating Christmas in July on July 12th with a special guest in red.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Make a shaker then let's dance with a certified Zumba instructor!  This event will be held at Emanuel.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Watch a movie on the big screen with popcorn and juice that will be provided.  No registration required.  

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

See the science behind music with Mad Scientist Mr. J!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Join the American Legion Auxillary 263 ladies for a fun afternoon at all things patriotic with snacks, crafts, activities, and take-home goodie bags.  Call 982-8519 to register.

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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