Kid's Events

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the library building is closed March 16, 2020 until further notice. The Library will continue to offer limited services during this time. 

The Library’s Lucy to Go Curbside Service will begin again on Monday June 1st.  Click here for more details.

storytime

Digital Storytimes

Your librarians miss you! Check back weekly on our Digital Storytime page for new videos!

  1. Library

    Physical Address
    95 Cedar Street
    Newington, CT 06111


  2. Children's Services

    Phone: 860-665-8720

grab n go on paper bag

Grab & Go Crafts

Each week in June we will have crafts ready for pick up! There will be a PreK – 1st Grade option and/or a Grade 2 – 5 option. Please note that supplies are limited. Parents may call 860-665-8720 to register the Monday of that particular week to reserve a craft bag. More details on pick-up info to come.

bear reading book with bowl of porridge

Virtual Book Kits

Check out the library’s Facebook page beginning in June for weekly Virtual Book Kits. We will share a particular book and accompanying crafts/activities that can be done at home to extend the experience.

Sew Simple with miss sarah

Sew Simple with Miss Sarah
Tuesday, June 2, 1:00 p.m.
Join Miss Sarah for a virtual sewing class perfect for beginners and budding young tailors. Together you’ll go through all the steps to create your own hand sewn creations. This time we’ll learn how to make spring felt flowers. The video link will be available here on June 2 at 1:00 pm. Click here for the sewing template.

cookbook club

Virtual Cookbook Club
Wednesday, June 10, 2:00 p.m.
Presenting the Virtual Cookbook Club! Mrs. Mendelsohn has created a video cooking demo that you can do at home. First up is a no-bake cheesecake. A link to the recipe will accompany the video. Enjoy! The video link will be available here on June 10. 

Simple Science at home

Virtual Science: Color Changing Milk
Tuesday, June 16, 1:00 p.m.
Scientists are welcome to watch Ms. Joanne explain how to mix and swirl colors in milk. Then have fun doing the experiment on your own! The video link will be available here on June 16. 

Jester Jim holding juggling pins

Summer Kick-Off: Jester Jim
Monday, June 22, 10:30 a.m. 
An all ages event. Kick off summer reading with Jester Jim! Experience a virtually interactive juggling show. With his wild antics and jaw dropping skills, you won’t be able to look away! Registration is required. All registrants will be emailed the link to program.

cookbook club

Virtual Cookbook Club
Wednesday, June 24, 2:00 p.m.
Mrs. Mendelsohn has created a video cooking demo that you can do at home. Learn how to make overnight oats! A link to the recipe will accompany the video. Enjoy! The video link will be available here on June 24.