Kid's Events

  1. Library

    Physical Address
    95 Cedar Street
    Newington, CT 06111

  2. Children's Services

    Phone: 860-665-8720

Many programs require registration. No registration is necessary unless otherwise noted. 

To register call 860-665-8720.

families read

Family Storytime 
Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Stories, songs and more for the whole family all year ‘round.

Dog and cat reading book

Weekly Storytimes
January 6 – February 27
Our regular Winter Session weekly storytimes for ages 9 months through 6 years.  To choose the right one for your child, pick up a detailed schedule in the Children’s Department or click here.

play with us

Play with Us!
Tuesdays, January 7 – March 3, 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Join us for this program geared for families with young children who have special needs.  Meet with birth to three-year-old resource professionals and socialize with your peers.  All are welcome.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Partnered with Creative Interventions, LLC.

lego club

Building with LEGO® Bricks
Saturday, January 25, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Come to our monthly gathering to build projects with LEGO® bricks. Due to safety concerns, infants and toddlers will not be allowed in the room.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

PJ Dance Party

Pajama Music
Mondays, January 27 – February 10, 6:00 p.m. 
Children ages 2 - 4 and a caregiver are invited to experience music together. We will sing, explore instruments and rhythm patterns, and listen to great music that will get you moving and dancing.  Finally, we will wind down with a bedtime story.  Come join the fun!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Jack Tuesday

Take Your Child to the Library Day AND Winter Reading Kick Off – Reading Through Time
Saturday, February 1
10:15 a.m. – Jack Tuesday: Fairy Tale Investigator

Get ready to laugh with the Lionheart Puppet Company and the mystery starring Jack and several favorite storytime characters. Call to register beginning January 18.  Recommended for ages 4 - 12.
All day we will have crafts and activities in the Children’s Room.  Also pick up a Winter Reading Program Activity Log to participate in the program and collect cool prizes.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.