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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.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

Worst Birthday party ever!  Sign up to see if you can escape.  Call 982-8518 to register. 

This event will also be offered Wednesday, July 17th and Thursday, July 18th. 

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Worst Birthday party ever!  Sign up to see if you can escape.  Call 982-8518 to register. 

This event will also be offered Tuesday, July 16th and Thursday, July 18th. 

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Worst Birthday party ever!  Sign up to see if you can escape.  Call 982-8518 to register. 

This event will also be offered Tuesday, July 16th and Wednesday, July 17th. 

Mondays @ 9:15 - 9:45 from June 17th to July 22nd

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

Upcoming
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 9:15am to 9:45am
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Drop in to take your turn playing on our Xbox One. 

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Dogs make the best listeners.  Sign up to read your favorite book to a certified therapy dog.

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.

Upcoming
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Learn about different amphibians, including snakes, and get a chance to hold them.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Naturalist David Stokes will introduce you to his live animal friends through songs and stories.  All ages welcome.

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.

Go To TumbleBooks »