Archive | Children

Did you receive…

one of ‘these’ as a gift? Remember that the library circulates DS, PS3, PS4, Wii, WiiU, XBox Kinect, and XBox One titles in the Children’s Department. Search the library catalog for “video games” or search “wii” (Wii and WiiU will show up) or “ps3” etc. for specific platforms.

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New books!

  Here’s a picture of one of our new books, all filled with titles that just came in today! If it’s a little blurry, it’s because my hand was shaking in excitement! Can you ‘I Spy’ the Minecraft titles? Squeee!

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Hobbit Party!

Our Hobbit Party will be Monday, December 8 at 6 p.m. We’re going to play a fun Burglar game, make Dwarf shields, and a few other fun surprises. Call us at 203-385-4165 if you’d like to join us. Ages 6 and up.

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Meet the Author Holiday Storytime

The Dreidel That Wouldn’t Spin:  A Toyshop Tale of Hanukkah At Saturday’s program, Martha Simpson, who is the Children’s Department head, will be reading her book and singing with the kids. There will be a craft afterward.  She has published 5 professional books including Bringing Class into the Public Library (co-authored with Teen Services Head Lucretia Duwel). Her […]

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Holiday Silly Song Sing-Along

As part of the Stratford tree lighting events, the library will host Edward Leonard’s Holiday Silly Song Sing-Along. The program includes children’s songs, musical games, dance movements and rhythms. Edward Leonard will be leading this fun performance with accompaniment on guitar, drums, and maracas. The program will be Tuesday, December 2 at 4 p.m. Call […]

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Party at the Palace!

It’s “Party at the Palace” Game Night at Barnes & Noble of Milford on Friday, November 21 from 6-8 p.m! All children and their families are welcome. ACTIVITIES include:  Magic Show with Jay Reidy at 6:15 p.m., Scavenger Hunt, Face Painting, Royal Crafts, and a Royal Dance Class (7:30 p.m.)! Plus, prizes all night long 🙂 […]

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Dress up storytimes

Special announcement: The Tuesday 10:30 storytime and the Friday 10:30 storytime this week are Halloween-themed with costumes encouraged. Children will be trick-or-treating around the library at the end of storytime. Happy Halloween, everyone!

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Crazy 8s Bedtime Math

For all our preschoolers ages 3 to 6 who are night owls, come on out to Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s club! Wednesdays, October 8 and 22 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Each session focuses on a math topic with an engaging activity. Parents needed to volunteer for future sessions. To sign up, call 203-385-4165

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