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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 22, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 11:00am to 11:30am
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

Sign up by yourself or with a group for a round of interactive Candyland.  Registration required.
This program will also be offered Wednesday, June 12th 9:00-5:00 and Thursday, June 13th 9:00-8:00. 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Sign up by yourself or with a group for a round of interactive Candyland.  Registration required.
This program will also be offered Tuesday, June 11th 2:00-8:00 and Thursday, June 13th 9:00-8:00. 

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Sign up by yourself or with a group for a round of interactive Candyland.  Registration required.
This program will also be offered Tuesday, June 11th 2:00-8:00 and Wednesday, June 12th 9:00-5:00. 

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, June 17, 2019 - 9:15am to 9:45am
Monday, June 24, 2019 - 9:15am to 9:45am
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

Get ready for our superhero visit by making your own gear.  All ages welcome.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Popcorn and juice will be provided.  All ages welcome.

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Join real live superheroes for superhero training and a craft.  Don't forget to bring your camera!  All ages welcome.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Join us to test our cool tech toys like; the BB-8 Sphero, Squishy Circuits, Makey Makeys, Snap Circuits, and Ozobots.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Stop by to create your own slime.  All ages welcome, supplies are limited.

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Can you create a way to keep your egg safe as it falls from the top of the steps?  All ages welcome.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Let your creativity shine.  Stop in to see what you can build with our Legos.  All ages welcome.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Popcorn and juice will be provided, all ages welcome.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 9:00am

9:00 - Sorcerer's Stone
1:00 - Chamber of Secrets
5:00 - Prisoner of Azkaban
Popcorn and juice will be provided.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon filled with Harry Potter themed crafts.

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. 

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.

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