For Preschool

Programs for Preschool

Arrrrrrgh!! Pirate Party

Wednesday, August 23

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Ages 4 to 6. Wednesday, August 23 at 3:00pm. Online registration requiredAvast, ye hearties!  Get ready for Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19!) by arrgh-ing with us!  We’ll read the best pirate stories, have yummy food (can you guess what? Hint: booty is in the title), learn our pirate names and make crafts.

Festival of Colors

Thursday, August 24

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm



Ages 4 and up. Thursday, August 24 at 3:00pm. Online registration required. Come decked out in your favorite color and join us for colorful stories, cotton candy of an unusual color, a little science and a craft.  Online registration required.

Library Closed – Labor Day Weekend – September 2,3, 4

Saturday, September 2 - September 4

All Day



Itty Bitty Book Club: Mo Willems

Tuesday, September 12

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 to 4. Tuesday, September 12 at 3:30pm. In our first meeting of a book club for the very young, we’ll hear some of our favorite Mo Willems stories, vote for our favorites and make our very own Pigeon-y snack!

Wild and Wacky Holiday Storytime

Tuesday, September 19

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 to 4. Tuesday, September 19 at 3:30pm. Come celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day with us with some swashbuckling stories, create your own pirate flag and find some buried treasure.

Construction Zone

Wednesday, September 20

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 and up. Wednesdays, September 20, 27 & October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 3:30pm. Calling all construction lovers! Grab your hard hats and come to the library for some structured building and unconstructed play time with LEGO® Bricks, ramps, and more!

Full STEAM Ahead: Apple Science

Tuesday, September 26

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIRED. Ages 3 to 4. Tuesday, September 26 at 3:30pm. Come to the library for some good apple fun as we explore seeds, gravity, bubbles and sink and float!

 

Construction Zone

Wednesday, September 27

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 and up. Wednesdays, September 20, 27 & October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 3:30pm. Calling all construction lovers! Grab your hard hats and come to the library for some structured building and unconstructed play time with LEGO® Bricks, ramps, and more!

Itty Bitty Book Club: Pete the Cat

Tuesday, October 3

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 to 4. Tuesday, October 3 at 3:30pm. Join us for a fun discussion of a favorite cool cat in children’s literature!  We’ll hear stories, play the “find Pete the Cat’s Button” game and make a craft.

Construction Zone

Wednesday, October 4

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 and up. Wednesdays, September 20, 27 & October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 3:30pm. Calling all construction lovers! Grab your hard hats and come to the library for some structured building and unconstructed play time with LEGO® Bricks, ramps, and more!

Library Closed – Columbus Day

Monday, October 9

All Day



Full STEAM Ahead: Pumpkins and Leaves

Tuesday, October 10

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



Ages 3 to 4. TICKET REQUIREDTuesday, October 10 at 3:30pm. Explore the ins and outs of pumpkins, as we see whether they sink or float, practice patterns through seeds, play the leaf matching game and make leaf printings.

Construction Zone

Wednesday, October 11

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 and up. Wednesdays, September 20, 27 & October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 3:30pm. Calling all construction lovers! Grab your hard hats and come to the library for some structured building and unconstructed play time with LEGO® Bricks, ramps, and more!

Wild & Wacky Holiday Storytime: National Pasta Day

Tuesday, October 17

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 to 4. Thursday, October 17 at 3:30pm. We’ll celebrate this crazy day with Tomie DePaola’s Strega Nona, create pasta jewelry, take the pasta counting challenge and do a little pasta engineering.

Construction Zone

Wednesday, October 18

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 and up. Wednesdays, September 20, 27 & October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 3:30pm. Calling all construction lovers! Grab your hard hats and come to the library for some structured building and unconstructed play time with LEGO® Bricks, ramps, and more!

Full STEAM Ahead: Candy Science

Tuesday, October 24

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



Ages 3 to 4. TICKET REQUIREDTuesday, October 24 at 3:30pm. We’ll make the M’s float off of our M&M’s, explore why popping candy pops, have pixie stix play, and take the marshmallow sinking challenge.

Construction Zone

Wednesday, October 25

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm



TICKET REQUIREDAges 3 and up. Wednesdays, September 20, 27 & October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 3:30pm. Calling all construction lovers! Grab your hard hats and come to the library for some structured building and unconstructed play time with LEGO® Bricks, ramps, and more!

Preschool Halloween Party & Parade

Tuesday, October 31

11:00 am - 11:45 am



Ages 3 and up. Tuesday, October 31 at 11:00am. Online registration requiredCalling all ghosts and ghouls!  Come to the library to show off your costume, enjoy some Halloween stories and snacks, and trick or treat around the library.

Library Closed – Veteran’s Day

Friday, November 10

All Day



Library Closed – Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 23

All Day



Library Closed – Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Sunday, December 24 - December 25

All Day



Library Closed – New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

Sunday, December 31 - January 1

All Day



Repeating Programs for Preschool

Preschool Palooza

August 17th until August 31st

10:30 am - 11:00 am



Ages 3 and 4. Thursdays, August 17, 24 & 31 at 10:30am. No registration required. Interactive story time gets children involved with reading, and continues early literacy development.


Preschool Palooza

September 7th until September 28th

10:30 am - 11:00 am



Ages 3 and 4. Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21, 28 at 10:30am. No registration required. Interactive story time gets children involved with reading, and continues early literacy development.


Leaping Literature with Naomi Hill

October 2nd until October 30th

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm



Ages 4 to 6. Mondays, October 2, 16, 23, 30 at 3:30pm. Parent or caregiver must attend. Join former principal of Central School, Naomi Hill, for an interactive and movement based storytime.


Preschool Palooza

October 5th until October 26th

10:30 am - 11:00 am



Ages 3 and 4. Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26 at 10:30am. No registration required. Interactive story time gets children involved with reading, and continues early literacy development.