Archives for events for kids

February K-6 Programs

For our elementary schoolers, please join us for our K-6 programs! In February we have programs for Groundhog’s Day, Black History Month, and National Pizza Day, plus a storytime that will take you in the deep blue sea virtually! Groundhog STEAM February 1st @ 4:30PM Join us for a Groundhog Day celebration! We will read a book about groundhogs then create a groundhog craft. Free ticket required. Please pick up tickets at The Trove Desk starting 30 minutes before the program. Groundhog’s Day is celebrated on February 2nd, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. We Heart Pizza! February 9th @ 4:30PM We will
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Celebrate Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year – also known as Chinese New Year – is held in late winter or early spring, based on the lunar calendar. This year it falls on February 10th, and this year will be the Year of the Dragon! Grab & Go: Lunar New Year Starting at 10am on Friday February 2nd, there will be Grab & Go kits available for kids ages 2-6 and in grades 1-2 to pick up and take home. Since 2024 is the Year of the Dragon, the kit will be dragon-themed – don’t miss out! Family Storytime: Lunar New Year At 11am
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One-Time Adventures

Join Erica and Erika to explore one-shot, one-page role-playing games! No prior experience is necessary – the game rules are simple enough to all fit on one page – and there aren’t any long campaign commitments either, since one-shots take place in one session. Character creation, dice-rolling and gameplay can all be done in an hour – are you ready to play? This month the games will be Library Cats and Honey Heist – see below for more details! Library Cats February 7th @ 5PM in Galaxy Hall You are a team of magical house cats tasked with keeping a
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Sit Down & Write

Sit Down & Write Grades 4-8 April 3-6, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Edge Media Lab Librarians Kat, Caroline, Donna, and Erica will be hosting a series of creative writing sessions for kids and teens during the first week of April! Monday the 3rd is Characters with Kat and Erica Tuesday the 4th is Blackout Poetry with Donna and Caroline Wednesday the 5th is Fairy Tales, Classics, and the Public Domain with Erica and Kat Thursday the 6th is Voice with Caroline and Donna Each day, there will be a discussion on the topic, quiet time to write or create, and time to
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Jump Into Halloween! with Jumpin’ Jamie

Saturday, 10/29: 2:00 p.m. Children, Families. Library Auditorium. Kindie rock musician Jumpin' Jamie returns with his puppet friends to celebrate “Spooky Season” with a high-energy show filled with music and magic including the hit song “Ghost In My House” which has been ranked by Yahoo, Time Out NY, and Good Housekeeping as a “Top Halloween Song”. Jumpin' Jamie has performed thousands of shows for audiences as varied as birthday parties for 12 people to stadiums for 12,000. Jumpin' Jamie's debut album “Kookie” was released in 2018 and features appearances from members of They Might Be Giants, the late Peter Tork,
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April Break Week Programs

Some great events during the week of April school break, 4/11-4/14. Some of these programs require pre-registration, so be sure to check the “more info” or our online calendar. Note: The Library will be closed Friday, April 15 and Sunday, April 17. A free registered Zoom account is required to access the Library’s virtual youth programs. Get a Zoom account here. For Younger Kids and Families Move & Groove with Miss Jolie Monday, April 11th, 11:00 a.m. (virtual) Join the virtual program here. Children, Toddlers, PreK-Grade 2, Families Miss Jolie's Music & Movement Class infuses learning and movement with music,
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