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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.

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, May 30, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 11:00am to 11:30am
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.

Upcoming
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Wednesday, June 6, 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.

Upcoming
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Get ready for this summer's adventure!  Learn new things, have fun with friends, and win prizes!

Wednesday, June 13, 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, June 14, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Get an up close look at some cool instruments with Island Music.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm

Join us for a day filled with stories, presentations--even punch and cookies!  Kathy Kinney (Mimi from the Drew Carey show) appears as her online alter ego, Mrs. P., to read and tell stories that will delight listeners of all ages.  Kinney will be joined by award-winning children's author Scott Langteau and the author of Miss Adventures, Lisa Greyhill.  Every child who attends this event receives a free book to take home and enjoy.  In addition, we will be collecting new and gently used books for the New London School District and the New London Public Library.  This program will be held at the New London Intermediate/Middle School.  

Wednesday, June 27, 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, June 28, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Have fun singing along with Ms. Thompson of the New London School District.

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Help a local artist create a mural for the library.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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

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. 

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.

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