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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 

 

Snowy Winter Slime  Register Here
Grades K-2 – Tuesday, January 9, 4:30 pm 
Grades 3–5 – Thursday, January 11, 4:30 pm
Slime is so popular we need to hold split sessions!

 

DIY Snow Globes  Register Here

Tuesday, January 16, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Create a wintry wonderland in a jar. There will be glitter, lots and lots of glitter.

 

Fun with Clean Mud  Register Here

Friday, January 19, 1:00 pm

Pre-schoolers. 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 baking soda and water, but unbeatable fun! 

 

Pie Party!  Register Here

Tuesday, 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 STEM  Register Here

Tuesday, January 30, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. Fizzy snowflakes, melting snowmen and marshmallow igloos.


Take Your Child to the Library Day  Register Here
Saturday, February 3, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

All ages & families. Turn your child into a lifelong library user! There will be food, stories, crafts - plus games in honor of the Winter Olympics!

 

Valentine’s Day Coding  Register Here

Tuesday, February 13, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. A fun introduction to Binary, the language of computers, and in this case, the language of love!

 

Fun with Moon Sand  Register Here

Friday, February 23, 1 pm

Pre-schoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We’ll provide a snack and let the kids play with “moon sand,” a sticky, moldable substance that provides hours of playtime fun! 

 

The Mitten Storytime  Register Here

Saturday, February 24, 11 am

All Ages & Their Families. Following a reading of this iconic story by Jan Brett, we’ll make our own mittens using crayon resist art (drawing with crayons, and painting over the designs in watercolors). 

 

Polar Bear Party!  Register Here
Tuesday, February 27, 5:00 pm

All ages & families. We’re making blubber gloves to celebrate National Polar Bear Day! Exactly as gross as it sounds.

 

After Hours Oobleck Party  Register Here

Friday, March 2 , 5:00 pm

All Ages & Their Families. We can’t think of a better way to honor Dr. Seuss, one of the greatest children’s authors ever, than making the non-newtonian fluid he made famous in Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

 

Butter in a Jar  Register Here

Tuesday, March 6, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. We could lie and say we’re interested in teaching children about the different states of matter and chemical changes, and blah, blah, blah, but really we just want an excuse to toss around jars of heavy cream!


Spring Has Sprung!  Register Here
Thursday, March 8, 4:30 pm

All ages & families. Have fun planting bulbs with the Lewisboro Garden Club.


Celebrating Ezra Jack Keats  Register Here
Saturday, March 10, 11:00 am

All ages  & families. Enjoy wonderful stories and make a collage inspired by one of Ms. Anna’s favorite authors.

 

Reading With Ozzy Bear  Register Here

Thursday, March 15, 4:30 pm

All Ages & Their Families. He’s back! It took some convincing (and a lot of dog treats), but Ozzy Bear, Lewisboro Library's dog-in-residence, has agreed to come back from his sabbatical in order to enjoy some canine-centric stories with the kids.

 

Fun with Goop and Gak  Register Here

Friday, March 16, 1:00 pm

Pre-schoolers – Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We’ll provide a snack and let the kids play with this squishy, slimy stuff. 

 
Spring Break Tech Week:

 

Stop Motion Animation Register Here

Wednesday, April 4, 4:00 pm

Grades K-5. Using modeling clay, Legos, and the app Smoovie Stop Motion we’ll be making super short films. Move over, Spielberg!

 

Throwies  Register Here

Thursday, April 5, 4:00 pm

Grades K-5. What do you get when you take a magnet, a 5 mm LED bulb and a battery? Art, that’s what! 

 

Squishy Circuits & Makey Makey  Register Here

Friday, April 6, 4:00 pm

Grades K-5. A great introduction to circuitry!

 

PEEPS!  Register Here

Tuesday, April 10, 4:30 pm

Grades K-5. What to do with all these leftover Peeps? Why conduct scientific experiments with them of course!  

 

Fun with Seeds  Register Here

Friday, April 20, 1:00 pm

Pre-schoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? It’s Spring! Everything is growing and coming alive, and it’s a great opportunity for learning! We’ll provide a snack and let the kids plant their own vegetables to take home. 

 
Earth Day Storytime  Register Here
Saturday, April 21, 11:00 am

All ages & families. Listen to stories about the earth, then make your own tin can planter to fill with a plant and bring home.

 

May the 4th Be With You: One Day, Two Events!

Friday, May 4

  • Design Your Own Lightsaber, 4:30 pm  Register Here
    Grades K-5. Design your own lightsaber to bring to:
     

  • Pizza & a Movie, 6:30 pm  Register Here
    All ages. Come see where it all started in Star Wars: Episode IV – a New Hope


Mother’s Day Storytime  Register Here
Saturday, May 12, 11:00 am

All ages & families. Hear stories that celebrate those special ladies in your life, then create a wonderful one-of-a-kind gift.

 

Fun with Water Beads  Register Here

Friday, May 18, 1:00 pm

Pre-schoolers. Why should the elementary school kids have all the fun? We’ll provide a snack and let the kids play with squishy, slimy water beads for an hour. 

 

Recurring Programs - Winter/Spring Schedule

 

Babytime Storytime  Register Here

Mondays, 10:30 am, Begins January 8

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

 

Family Storytime   Register Here

Wednesdays, 10:30 am, Begins January 3 

Newborn - Age 5. Great stories, songs, flannel boards and movement. This storytime has something for everyone!

 

Terrific Twos  Register Here

Thursdays, 10:30 am, Begins January 4

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

 

Magical Creatures Club  Register Here

Meets last Friday of month, 4:30 pm (No Meeting in February)

Grades K - 5. Join us for an exciting hour of mythical storytelling, arts & crafts, classification of creatures and more.

 

Monthly Lego Challenge   Register Here

Meets one Monday per month, 4:30 pm 

Grades K - 5. Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore new ways of using these iconic toys.

 

Sensory Storytime   Register Here

Meets one Saturday per month, 11:00 am

Ages 3+. This inclusive, interactive storytime is for children with sensory integration issues, their families and peers. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Discovery Backpacks - New 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