Category Archive: childrens

Read to the Dogs- April

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readtothedogskurly2We welcome the return of our Read to the Dogs Program for Children in Grades K-6 Children in Grades K-6 may practice their reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog.  We are very excited to introduce you to our new friend Kurly, the dog.  She loves when children read to her, so bring your child to the Library, on SUNDAY, April 2nd from 2:45-4:30. This time includes a flexible 15-minute break for Kurly.  You may sign up for a 15-minute session by calling the library .  This is a great opportunity for children who are reluctant readers, reluctant about dogs, or just love to read and be with our friend, Kurly!   We ask parents of children ages 10 and younger to please stay in the library.

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Spring Craft

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springflowercraftIt’s Spring Craft Day at the  Library. On Saturday, April 1st , children are invited to join us in the Children’s Room anytime between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to Celebrate spring by making flower and butterfly crafts. Children five and under may need a parent’s help. No registration is required.  For additional information, please call the library, visit in person , or visit online .

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LEGO Club- March

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batmanlegoRegistration fills quickly for the LEGO Club each month at the North Tonawanda Public Library, 505 Meadow Drive, www.ntlibrary.org.   The club will meet on Monday, March 27th from 4-5PM. The children will build on a different theme each month. To celebrate the new LEGO Batman movie- we’ll build anything related to our love of Superheroes.    Registration for residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, or Pendleton is required by phone or in person at the library, or by e-mailing rstutzma@nioga.org.  If you e-mail, please make sure that you receive a confirmation response

 

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American Girl- March

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kiddingaroundyogaAMERICAN GIRL’S CLUB:  KIDDING AROUND YOGA:   Join us on Thursday, March 23rd  from 4-5:15PM. Learn yoga poses, breathing instructions, & relaxation techniques. You may bring your own yoga mat or one will be provided.  Be sure to wear comfortable clothes.  Bring something for show and tell, such as your American Girl doll, any other doll or something special to you.  This program is for children entering grades 2 and up who live in North Tonawanda, Pendleton, or Wheatfield.  Registration is required in person or by phone, 693-4132, ext. 5.

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Read to the Dogs-March

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readtothedogskurly4We welcome the return of our Read to the Dogs Program for Children in Grades K-6 Children in Grades K-6 may practice their reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a certified therapy dog.  We are very excited to introduce you to our new friend Kurly, the dog.  She loves when children read to her, so bring your child to the Library, on SATURDAY, March 4th from 2-4:30 P.M and  SUNDAY, March 19th from 2:45-4:30. This time includes a flexible 15-minute break for Kurly.  You may sign up for a 15-minute session by calling the library .  This is a great opportunity for children who are reluctant readers, reluctant about dogs, or just love to read and be with our friend, Kurly!   We ask parents of children ages 10 and younger to please stay in the library.

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LEGO Club- February

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legopirateshipIf you’re in First Grade and up, join us for another great year of LEGO Club.  Registration fills quickly for the LEGO Club each month at the  Library.  The next meeting of the club will be on Monday, February 27th at 4-5PM.  The children will build on a different theme each month. Pirate ships, islands, treasures, or anything that pirates love will be our building focus for the month of February.  All supplies will be provided; the children only need to bring their imagination and creativity to each session.  Registration for residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, or Pendleton is required, by phone or in person or by e-mail.  Please make sure that you receive a confirmation e-mail.  We ask parents of children ages 10 and younger to please stay in the library.

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Winter Terrific Two’s- 11-11:30

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snowtoddler2The Second Winter session of Terrific Twos storyhour will be held at the Library on Wednesdays, March 1st through March 29th  from 11-11:30 AM.  The children and their accompanying adults will be introduced to books, songs, fingerplays, and socializing.  Children, accompanied by an adult, will be introduced to the library through stories, songs, and activities. Children must be two years old by the first session. Registration is ongoing,  by phone or in person at the library.  This activity is for the residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton.

 

 

 

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Winter Babytime- Session 2

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snowbaby3Children 9 to 23 months are invited to the Library for our Second session of Winter Baby Time on Wednesdays, March 1st through March 29th, from 9:45am to 10:15am. The children and their accompanying adults will be introduced to books, songs, fingerplays, and socializing. Come to the library and share a special time with your children. Registration is ongoing,  by phone or in person at the library . This activity is for the residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton.

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Presidents’ Day at the Movies

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trollsJOIN US FOR “PRESIDENTS’ DAY AT THE MOVIES “ at the Library on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH @ 1PM.  Storks have moved on from delivering babies to packages.After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.   It is 1 hr. 27 min. long.  The movie is RATED PG  for some mild rude humor. Parents, please accompany children under 12.  Popcorn will be served.  No registration required.  This movie is free to the public and we want everyone to enjoy the experience.  In consideration of others, please use quiet voices and manner.  For more information, call the library.

 

 

 

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Build a Better World Winter Reading Club

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wintersnowmanChildren from Ages 2 – Grade 9 can join our Build a Better World themed Winter Reading Club from Monday, January 16th through March 4th  in the Children’s Department of the Library.   Come into the library to receive your reading sheet and then read up to 5 books and receive a prize (All books should be their own library choices).  We will have a display in the Children’s Room of the children’s artwork for the first book they read.   After reading just one book and drawing a picture or writing about their library book choice, children will receive a free book.  Call the library  for more information. 

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Family Storytime (Formerly Bedtime Story Fun)- April

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snipsnapFAMILY STORYTIME (FORMERLY BEDTIME STORY FUN)  BEWARE OF ALLIGATORS AND CROCODILES  Join us on Tuesday, April 25th at 6:30 -7:15 for Alligator and Crocodile stories.   Put on your pajamas, gather up a favorite teddy or a blanket and listen to stories about cute cats and kittens.  This is a family storytime for children ages 2 & up accompanied by an adult.  Cat and kitten stories, songs, and crafts are planned for toddlers and preschoolers.  Registration is required in person or by phone.

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Valentine Craft

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ValentineCrown21It’s Valentine Craft Day at the  Library. On Saturday, February 4th, children are invited to join us in the Children’s Room anytime between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to create  Valentine’s Day heart crowns and treat bags.  You can also help make an ornament to put on our library Christmas tree. Children five and under may need a parent’s help. No registration is required.  For additional information, please call the library, visit in person , or visit online .

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Winter Preschool Story Hour

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winterpreschoolA Winter Preschool Story Hour program for 3-5 year olds will be offered at the Library from January 26th through March 16th.   You may choose either THURSDAYS  at 10:30-11:15 OR OUR NEW THURSDAY AFTERNOON SESSION at 1:30-2:15.   These programs are for 3 -5 year-olds who are ready to enjoy Story Hour on their own.  Registration for residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, or Pendleton begins Monday, January 16th  in person or by phone.  We ask parents of children ages 10 and younger to please stay in the library.   All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the North Tonawanda Public Library.
 

 

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Color Me Happy Program- 2:30-4

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colormehappyWe are excited to offer our new Color Me Happy program on  Wednesday, December 28th from 3-4:30.  Coloring has become a fun activity for children and adults.  Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the mind and help to promote overall wellness. We will have coloring sheets available for all ages.  Bring your child, and relax while you both spend some time coloring.  We will have an assortment of crayons, colored pencils, and markers.  This program is perfect for Ages 5-105!  NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY.  There will be DOOR PRIZES.  For more information call the library.

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Holiday Craft Day

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christmastreecardIt’s Holiday Craft Day at the  Library. On Saturday, December 17th , children are invited to join us in the Children’s Room anytime between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to create a variety of decorated holiday cards and envelopes.  You can also help make an ornament to put on our library Christmas tree. Children five and under may need a parent’s help. No registration is required.  For additional information, please call the library, visit in person , or visit online .

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