Programs for Babies, Toddlers & Preschoolers

Weekly Programs (March 1st - June 8th)

**There will be no programs June 6th – June 15th**

 Baby Time

Mondays, 10:30 – 11:15

Ages 0-16 months with an adult. 

Music, play and stories for babies and their caregivers. 

 

Tales for Goslings

Mondays, 11:30 – 12:00

Age 0–5 with an adult.

An interactive program for babies, toddlers, and caregivers with books, music, and rhymes galore!

 

Fairy Tale Story Time

NEW TIME! Tuesdays, 1:00 – 1:30p,

Ages 2-5 with an adult. 

A story time program that will focus on everything fairy tale! Stories and crafts for the fairy tale lover in your house. Please note, this program will not be held on Ed Morgan Days.

 

On My Own

NEW TIME! Tuesdays, 2:30 – 3:00pm

Age 3 and up.

An independent story time experience with books, songs, and a hands-on activity. Caregivers must stay in the building, but are encouraged to let children attend the program alone.

 

Multi-Age Story Time

Wednesdays, 1:00-1:30pm

Age 2 and up with an adult.

An interactive drop-in story time with songs, games, and a hands-on activity.

 

Wiggly Ones (Registration required)

Wednesdays, 2:00-2:30pm

Ages 2-5 with an adult. Registration is required for the series. Register here for the January 2nd – March 27th Series.

A program that will involve lots of gross stuff that you aren’t allowed to play with at home! Please list any food allergies your child might have when you register or contact Courtney Allen, [email protected]

Monthly Programs 2019

 Ed Morgan Sing-Along

First Tuesday of each month October – June

10:30-11:15am, All ages are welcome.

Join Ed Morgan for a sing-along with great music and dancing. A splendid time for everyone! Caregivers must remain with children.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

 

Music and Movement with Miss Marsha

Second Thursday of the month, October – December.

**There will be no meeting in March. 

11:30 – 12:30pm

All ages are welcome.

Come and join Miss Marsha as we move and groove together at Music and Movement! Music and Movement is a program geared for young children of all ages and their caregivers.Sponsored by the Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program. 

 

Toddler Time (Registration required)

Third Tuesday of each month, 10:00-10:45. Click on the date to register for that session. 

No meetings in December or February.

March 19th, April 16th, May 21st 

Age 12-24 months with an adult. 

Hands-on activities, exploration, and imaginative play for toddlers and their caregivers. Sponsored by Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program. 

 

Preschool Play and Learn (Registration required)

Fourth Tuesday of each month, 10:00-11:00. No meetings in December or April. Click on the date to register for that session. 

March 26th, May 28th

Age 2-5 with an adult. 

A playgroup for preschoolers and their caregivers. Activities may include tactile play, movement, stories, and crafts. Sponsored by Coordinated Family & Community Engagement Program. 

Special Programs 2019

 

 

Creative Dance with Millis Dance Theatre

Fridays, March 8th – April 12th. Registration is required. *We apologize, but this event is full. Please keep an eye out for future sessions.

Boys and girls ages 2-4.

Children will learn the fundamentals of dance including beginner dance steps set to spirited music. The class offered by Millis Dance Theatre will focus on creative expression through open-ended movement, such as dancing with ribbons, scarves, hula-hoops etc. This lively class is offered to children who have danced before as well as those with no prior experience and will increase flexibility, coordination and musicality.

Children leave this class feeling happy and accomplished!

Caregivers do not need to stay in the room, but MUST stay in the building.

Attire: comfortable clothes (leotard and ballet slippers optional) 

 

Coastal Mountain Railroad

Saturday, April 13th, 10 – 4pm and Sunday, April 14th, 12-4pm. Open to all ages.

Drop in and see this truly extraordinary display of an HO scale model railroad, complete with sound!

 

 

4-H Club Norfolk County Cottontail Club

Thursday, April 18th, 10:30 – 11:30am, all ages welcome.

The 4-H Norfolk County Cottontail Club invites you to meet our small furry friends! Members of the Wrentham-based club, aged 5-18, will have a variety of rabbit breeds on display and can teach you more about the care and lifestyle of these animals. There will be a rabbit obstacle course to test the speed and agility of some of the bunnies. Information will be available about owning backyard chickens.

 

Peep Diorama Contest

Entry drop off: April 22nd – May 3rd

Voting: May 6th – May 11th

Winner Announced: May 14th

Get creative with your Peeps! The contest is back, so gather your family and friends and create a master-peep!

 

Baby Prom

Monday, May 20th, 10:15 – 11:15am, Babies to 5 years with caregivers. No registration required. 

Prom isn’t just for high school any more! Dress up in your fancy frills and dance the morning away at Fairy Tale Magic Prom Day (Fancy dress not required).

**There will be no Baby Time or Tales for Goslings this day.

 

Teddy Bear Picnic

Wednesday, June 19th, 11-12pm. Town Hill (Weather permitting). No registration required, open to all ages.

Teddy Bear lovers of all ages are invited to Norfolk Public Library’s 1st Annual Teddy Bear Picnic. Bring your teddy bear or favorite toy, a picnic lunch, and a beach blanket or towel to sit on. The event will include: making award ribbons for your bear, singing teddy bear songs, and we will finish with a parade of bears. Families are then invited to stay and enjoy their lunch.

Youth programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Norfolk Public Library

Questions? Please call Courtney Allen, Senior Youth Services Librarian at (508) 528-3380 x5 or send an email to [email protected].

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