Our Children's Librarian Kathi Gordon and her friend George

Our Children’s Librarian Kathi Gordon and her friend George

Take time during this busy Holiday season to bring your children to the library for some great reading materials and programs.The children’s music programs will run the first three weeks in December.

Check out details about our upcoming programs below or on the Children’s Events page!

To contact Kathleen Gordon please call 203-734-1492 or e-mail derbynecklibrary@yahoo.com

 

Click here to see the photos from our new Mommy & Me: Art Partners class.

Children's Events

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Repeating Children's Programs

Prethrees

Prethrees

Mondays, please check calendar for specific dates.

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Ages Birth-3Yrs

Program includes finger plays, stories, music, nursery rhymes, flannel boards and puppets

(Drop in – no registration)

Prethrees classes are for ages Birth-3yrs and offer age appropriate stories, finger plays, Nursery rhymes, puppets, coloring pages and music. Name tags and a different theme are provided each week.


Mommy and Me: Art Partners

Mommy and Me: Art Partners

Mondays, Please check calendar for specific dates.

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Come and enjoy art projects with your child. Working together you will explore different mediums such as crayons, markers, colored pencils, watercolor pencils, paint and finger paint. Both you and your child can open up a new expressive world to explore as you share time together creating your own art. All ages are welcome. Toddlers will enjoy coloring and painting with their grownups and babies will also be a part of the experience, as they sit on your lap and watch how you create art using the different materials. All supplies will be provided.


Been There Done That Music

Been There Done That Music

Tuesdays, Please check calendar for specific dates.

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Been There Done That Movin’ On Twos and Threes is for children who have been coming to the classes for a while and are capable of following more specific directions to musical games and are ready to learn new songs. Each week a different type of instrument is introduced and shared.


Science for Toddlers

Science for Toddlers

Tuesdays, please check calendar for specific dates

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Toddler Science is for children ages 3 and up. Experiments, books, music and crafts encourage you and your child to explore the world around you. Relearn things you forgot as you work with your toddler to learn about such subjects as space, magnetism, chemistry and physics. Classes regularly occur on Tuesday at 11am.


Music and Movement

Music and Movement

Thursdays, please check calendar for specific dates.

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Music and Movement programs are for ages Birth to 5 and use instruments, scarves and singing to enhance children’s language proficiency.  Songs and dancing combine to help children learn about rhythm and practice motor skills needed to improve their communication abilities. Scarves and musical instruments add to the fun. Classes regularly occur on Thursdays at 10am and 11am.


Music and Movement

Music and Movement

Thursdays, please check calendar for specific dates.

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Music and Movement programs are for ages Birth to 5 and use instruments, scarves and singing to enhance children’s language proficiency.  Songs and dancing combine to help children learn about rhythm and practice motor skills needed to improve their communication abilities. Scarves and musical instruments add to the fun. Classes regularly occur on Thursdays at 10am and 11am.