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CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

 

 

 

 

Please register for all programs via the links below, by calling the library at 875-9004, or by sending an email to lewisborolibrary@gmail.com. There will  be no confirmation sent for online registration, unless more information is needed.

 

Special Programs & Events 

  

WINTER STEM: SLEDDING & SKIING  Register Here

Thursday, January 9, 4:30 pm

Grades K - 5. OK, so technically the Winter Games aren’t until 2022, but we've got Olympic Fever, baby! And the only cure is building mini ski jumps and sleds! 

 

HOT CHOCOLATE STORYTIME  Register Here

Saturday, January 11, 11:00 am

All Ages & Their Families. Come in from the January cold, and warm up with asteaming cup of hot chocolate, while we enjoy some wintry tales.

 

WINTER MITTEN SUN CATCHERS  Register Here

Wednesday, January 15, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. It’s so cold out! But at least we have the sun, right? Catch a little of its warmth with these colorful sun catchers. 

 

MARTIN'S BIG WORDS  Register Here

Thursday, January 16, 5:00 pm

All Ages & Their Families. Martin Luther King Jr. helped change the world with his beautiful words. Using art, we’ll express what his words mean to us now. 

 

FUN WITH CLEAN MUD  Register Here

Friday, January 17, 1:00 pm

Preschoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We’ll provide a snack and let the kids play with “clean mud,” a combination of just baking soda and water, but unbeatable fun!  

 

THIRD ANNUAL PIE PARTY!  Register Here

Thursday, January 23, 5:00 pm

All Ages & Their Families. January 23 is National Pie Day! And we’re celebrating! With pie! Lots and lots of pie! SO! MUCH! PIE! (Please feel free to contact Ms. Anna at amoser@wlsmail.org about gluten, or any other allergies. She’ll make it work!)

 

WINTER STORY WALK  Register Here

Saturday, January 25, 1:00 pm

All Ages & Their Families. Fend off the January chill with a story walk at William K. Love Preserve! We'll listen to the wintry classic, Over and Under the Snow, as our friend Kristen O'Hara from Westchester Land Trust takes us scouting for animal tracks. Finally, we end with hot chocolate, and an edible tree activity, leaving treats for our non-hibernating forest friends!

 

GIGANTIC SNOWFLAKES  Register Here

Tuesday, January 28, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Anyone can make a paper snowflake! But making one out of popsicles the size of your body? That takes skill!

 

KINDNESS ROCKS  Register Here

Thursday, February 13, 4:30 pm

All Ages & Their Families. Valentine’s Day is all about spreading the love, so we thought we’d spread some warm wishes across Lewisboro by making kindness rocks.

 

FUN WITH CANDY HEARTS  Register Here

Friday, February 14, 1:00 pm

Preschoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We’ll provide a snack,read a book, and then do a fun science experiment with all those Valentine’s Day candy hearts! 

 

CREATE YOUR OWN CAMPAIGN POSTERS  Register Here

Tuesday, February 18, 1:00 pm

Grades K-5 - In honor of Presidents' Day we're teaching Civics! Wait!  Don't run away! We're teaching it by making our own campaign posters!

 

FAMILY GAME NIGHT  Register Here

Friday, February 21, 7:00 pm

All Ages & Their Families. Come in from the cold, and spend some quality time at Lewisboro Library as we break out our collection of board games! Refreshments will be served.

 

CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY THROUGH ART  Register Here

Wednesday, February 26, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. We all know about Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and George Washington Carver, but what about Alma Thomas, Billie Holiday, or Faith Ringgold? The men and women who helped shape America with their powerful art? We'll learn all about them through their words, rhythms and style.

 

CELEBRATING DR. SEUSS  Register Here

Saturday, February 29, 11:00 am

All Ages & Their Families. We’re celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday--one of the greatest children’s authors ever—with stories, food and crafts! With special guest reader Lewisboro Board Member Jane Crimmins

 

BUTTER IN A JAR  Register Here

Tuesday, March 17, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5.  We could say we’re interested in teaching children about the different states of matter and chemical changes,but really we just want an excuse to toss around jars of heavy cream! Spread it on your soda bread this St. Patrick’s Day.

 

FUN WITH COFFEE FILTERS  Register Here

Friday, March 20, 1:00 pm

Preschoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? In honor of Spring we’ll be making colorful flowers and butterflies using common household coffee filters!  

 

Stone Soup 

Tuesday, March 24, 1:00 pm

Preschoolers. Unlock your preschooler’s imagination, and celebrate Spring with Deanna Novak from Tinkergarten! Then come inside and warm up with some real soup! Register at https://www.tinkergarten.com/classes/120066
 

Gutsy Girls Go for Science  Register Here

Thursday, March 26, 4:30 pm

Grades K - 5. We’ll look at ladies who changed the way we think about the natural world, plus make fossils in honor of paleontologist Mary Anning. With special guest County Legislator Kitley Covill.

 

MAKE YOUR OWN MAGICAL POTIONS  Register Here

Monday, April 6, 2:00 pm

Grades K-5. Yes, we know! We make potions and charms every Spring Break! Well, we promise to stop as soon as it stops being fun, which is NEVER!

 

FANTASY WRITING  Register Here

Tuesday, April 7, 2:00 pm

Grades K-5 - We love fantasy stories because the possibilities are endless!  Using a few simple writing prompt, kids will start to their own fantasy epics in words or pictures.

 

DRAGON EGGS & DRAGON EYES  Register Here

Wednesday, April 8, 2:00 pm

Grades K-5. Sure they’re fire-breathing monsters, but they do rock some serious bling.

 

DRAGONS LOVE  TACOS - AND FRUIT  Register Here

Thursday, April 9, 2:00 pm

Grades K-5. Dragons aren’t the only ones who love tacos! Come make a candy taco, then cleanse thepalate with some dragon fruit salad!

 

EARTH DAY UPCYCLING  Register Here

Wednesday, April 22, 4:30 pm

Grades K - 5. Celebrate Earth Day by making a planter out of a tin can.

 

FUN WITH FLUFFY SLIME  Register Here

Friday, April 24, 1:00 pm

Preschoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We'll read a story, have a snack and let the kids makes this squishy, soft, satisfying slime!

 

FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY: WILD SEED BOMBS  Register Here

Saturday, April 25, 1:00 pm

All Ages & Their Families. We’re celebrating five years in our fantastic Children’s Room by…well, basically getting dirt and mud all over it! We’ll be making our own seed bombs with our friends from the Lewisboro Garden Club!

 

Poetry-Palooza  Register Here

Wednesday, April 29, 4:30 pm

Grades K - 5. Miss Anna will teach you all about this beautiful form of writing, then have you create your own!

 

MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU MOVIE NIGHT  Register Here

Friday, May 1, 6:00 pm

All Ages & Their Families. Yeah, so technically May the 4th is on Monday, but we couldn’t wait! We are going to show Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles. We’re so excited, we’ve even decided to give you dinner, how’s that sound?

 

MOTHER'S DAY DINNERWARE DECORATING  Register Here

Wednesday, May 6, 4:30 pm

All Ages & Their Families. Anyone can buy a bouquet of flowers, but if you really want to impress Mom get her some pottery printed with the work of her favorite artist -YOU! 

 

Mother’s Day Turtle Hike with Westchester Land Trust  Register Here

Saturday, May 9, 1:00 pm

All Ages & Their Families. It’s turtle breeding season. Learn how to identify turtles in our area, how to create a habitat for these mothers-to-be, and what to do when you see one crossing the road! We'll meet at the Frederick P. Rose preserve.
 

TECH TOY SMORGASBORD  Register Here

Wednesday, May 13, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5.  At different stations we’ll have an array of tech toys out for you to play around with: MaKey MaKey, a Mini Sphero, Ozobots and littleBits!  

 

FUN WITH SEEDS  Register Here

Friday, May 15, 1:00 pm

Preschoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We'll read a story, have a snack and let the kids make their own chia pets! 

 

BUTTON, BUTTON, WHO'S GOT THE BUTTON? Register Here

Wednesday, May 20, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. We do! OK, so technically we have a button-maker, but you get it, right? We’re making buttons. 

 

FUN WITH WATER BEADS Register Here

Friday, June 19, 1:00 pm

Preschoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We'll read a story, have a snack and let the kids play with squishy, slimy water beads for an hour.  

 

Dads & Donuts Register Here

Saturday, June 20, 11:00 am

All Ages & Their Families. Now a yearly tradition in the children’s room. Bring your Dad for stories, donuts and a craft!

 

SHARPIE TIE-DYE  Register Here

Wednesday, June 24, 3:00 pm

Grades K-5. The end of the school year is so close! Time to goof off with this creative craft!
 

 

Recurring Programs

 

Babytime Register Here

Mondays, 10:30 am, Beginning January 6

Newborn - 24 months. Meet other families while enjoying great books, lively songs and rhymes.

 

Family Storytime Register Here

Wednesdays, 10:30 am, Beginning January 8 

Newborn – Age 5. Weekly smorgasbord of stories, songs, movement and flannel boards.
 

Terrific Twos Register Here

Thursdays, 10:30 am, Beginning January 9 (except for Fiesta Storytime dates below)

Ages 24 – 36 months. Terrific two-year-olds will enjoy songs, stories and a healthy dash of learning.

 

FIESTA STORYTIME Register Here

Monthly on Thursdays, 10:15 am - Note New Time!

February 6, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4

Newborn - Age 5. Internationally acclaimed actress, singer, storyteller and puppeteer Flor Bromley teaches Spanish through music, movement, puppets and theater-based games.

 

 

Discovery Backpacks - Fun Lending Items!

 

The Children’s Library is now lending "Discovery Backpacks.” Each themed backpack is filled with books, games and fun gear - perfect for family outings, grandparents with visiting family, etc. Our first two backpack themes are “The Great Outdoors” for hiking and outdoor fun and “Boredom Busters” for long car trips! Backpacks can be checked out with a library card for a two-week period and must be returned to the circulation desk for check in. 

 

TumbleBooks -Ebooks for Kids

See your child's favorite books come to life!!

 

The Westchester Library System has an online reading program for children.  TumbleBooks Library is an online library of animated, talking picture books, which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.  TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which children can read at their own pace, or have read to them. The TumbleBooks Library is accessed on-line from your computer at home.

 

Special Programs/Events

 

Recurring Programs

 

Discovery Backpacks

 

TumbleBooks