Mother Goose & More: Rhyme Time and Playgroup (ages newborn - 23 months)
Apr
22
10:30 AM10:30

Mother Goose & More: Rhyme Time and Playgroup (ages newborn - 23 months)

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a one-hour open playgroup.  Older siblings are welcome to attend, also!  Drop-in; no registration required.

Mondays, April 1, 8 22, 29, & May 6, 13 & 20, 10:30 - 11am (Rhyme Time), 11am - 12pm (Playgroup).

 

                                          

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Time For Twos
Apr
23
10:30 AM10:30

Time For Twos

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft with your child!  This program is appropriate for your active two year old!  Space is limited; please register.  For more information, please call or visit the Children's Room, (860) 889-2365, ext. 114.

Tuesdays, March 5 - May 7 (no class April 16).

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Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)
Apr
25
10:30 AM10:30

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

Children enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft while their grownups wait in the Children's Department.    Caregivers are encouraged to join the fun during craft time at the end of the class!  Space is limited; please register. For more information, call or visit the Children's Room at (860) 889-2365, ext. 114.

Thursdays, March 7 - May 9, 10:30 - 11:15am. (no class April 18)

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Monthly Mother Goose & More: Rhyme Time and Playgroup (newborn - 23 months)
May
4
10:30 AM10:30

Monthly Mother Goose & More: Rhyme Time and Playgroup (newborn - 23 months)

Enjoy 30 minutes of traditional rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and other activities for the very young; then stay (or not) for a half-hour open playgroup..  This is a great opportunity for working parents to enjoy this weekend program!  Older siblings are welcome to attend.  No registration required; drop-in.  For more information,  call or visit the Children's Room, 860-889-2365, ext. 114.

Saturday, April 6, 10:30 - 11am, (Rhyme Time), 11 - 11:30am , (Playgroup).

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Creative Movement
May
10
10:30 AM10:30

Creative Movement

Join us for this joyful movement class with instructor Christine Finch of Eastern Connecticut Ballet. This month’s theme is something we all look forward to: “Vacation!” Hear a story around this theme and do 35 minutes of movement. For girls and boys ages 3-5. Please register.

For for more information, call or visit the Children’s Room, 860-889-2365, ext. 114.

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Crazy Science (grades K-5)
May
11
11:00 AM11:00

Crazy Science (grades K-5)

The Children’s Museum of SECT comes to the library for science fun! Learn about reactions and polymers, do experiments to investigate principles such as state of matter, substance, density, or surface tension. For grades K-5. Space is limited; register beginning April 22. Program will take place in the Story Hour Room.

For more information, call or visit the Children’s Room, 860-889-2365, ext. 114.

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Children's Art Exhibit Opening (all ages)
Apr
5
6:00 PM18:00

Children's Art Exhibit Opening (all ages)

Otis Library is hosting a series of programs in April 2019 to celebrate the Harris sisters, Norwich natives and students at Prudence Crandall’s school for young African-American women from 1833-1834. The umbrella theme for the month is student advocacy.

On Friday, April 5, from 6pm – 8pm in the Children’s Department,  the library will host the opening of the student art exhibit “How Can I Make The World A Better Place?”  Children from pre-school through fifth grade will exhibit art – paintings, drawings, collage, and assemblage – that illustrates this theme. Refreshments will be served. Free after-hours event; no registration is required. The exhibit will be on display throughout the month of April. 

Sponsored by The Friends of Otis Library.

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