Category Archive: childrens

LEGO Club-April

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If 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, April 22nd at 4-5PM.  The children will build on a different theme each month.  Each group will create something that can fly into outer space, or is from outer space.. 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- ntkidsdesk@nioga.org.  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.

 

 

 

 

American Girl Club- April

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AMERICAN GIRL CLUB – IT’S YOGA TIME!-  We’ll learn different yoga poses and relaxation techniques. You may bring your own mat or we will provide you with one.  Be sure to wear comfortable clothes. The class is taught by Donna Baia, a certified children’s yoga teacher.  Please visit her website, http://www.kiddingaroundyoga.com/donna. Bring something for show and tell, such as your AmericanGirl doll, any other doll or something special to you.   Registration is required in person or by phone. Children must be  residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, or Pendleton to attend.

 

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Spring Concert- with the Easter Bunny

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Join us at the Library as we present our annual Springtime Concert for ALL AGES, on MONDAY, April 15th from 6:30-7:30 PM.  We are so excited to present Cindy Sue to entertain us with an evening of spring and Easter music and sing-alongs to help us celebrate the Springtime and Easter season.  For more information please call the library or by e-mail rstutzma@nioga.org . There will be a special appearance by THE EASTER BUNNY!  Parents:  Bring your cameras to take a picture with the Easter Bunny. TREATS FOR ALL!

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Spring Craft Day

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Celebrate Spring with Spring Craft Day at the Library . On Saturday, April 13th, children are invited to join us in the children’s room anytime between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm to create a caterpillar and butterfly crafts. Children five and under may need a parent’s help. No registration is required. For additional information, please call the library.

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S.T.E.A.M Powered Club- Gr. 4 and Up- 4-5:15- April

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Kids in grades 4 and above are invited to join the S.T.E.A.M. Powered Club at the Library on Wednesday, April 17th  from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm. The club focuses on different themes each month based on science, technology, and art. November’s theme is “Poetry.”   April is National Poetry Month and to celebrate, we will create their own funny poems, watch videos about poets, and create poetry art projects.
Registration is required by phone or in person at the library. This activity is for the residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton.

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S.T.E.A.M Powered Club- Grades 4 and up-March

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Kids in grades 4 and up are invited to join the S.T.E.A.M. Powered Club at the  Library on Wednesday, March 27th from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm. The club focuses on different themes each month based on science, technology, and art. January’s theme is “Inventions” Attendees will explore what’s inside different types of technology, watch videos about inventions and inventors, learn how things are made, and create your own invention!. Registration is required by phone or in person at the library. This activity is for the residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton.

 


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American Girl- March

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AMERICAN GIRL’S CLUB: SPECIAL CRAFT DAY:  Join us at the  Library  on Thursday, March 28th at 4:15-5:30 as we Enjoy making different crafts today using a wide variety of materials & your imagination.  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 in grades 2 & up who live in North Tonawanda, Pendleton, or Wheatfield.  Registration is required in person or by phone.

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Books, Balls, and Blocks

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If you have a child between the ages of 4 months and 6 years, join us on Wednesday, March 27th anytime from 12-2PM for this wonderful FREE event with game and art activities,interactive stories, and more!

-Parents will be provided with fun activities to do at home.

– Develomental screenings will be offered.

– Special book giveaways.

– Pizza and refreshments provided.

Please register by calling (716)286-8309, or visit www.niagara.edu/booksballsandblocks

Presented through a partnership with Help Me Grow Western New York, Niagara University’s College of Education Family Literacy Center, and the Niagara County Early Childhood Care Quality Improvement Project, all housed in Niagara University’s Reve. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. Institute for Civic Engagement.

Spring Terrific Two’s

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The spring session of Terrific Twos Toddler storyhour will be held at the Library on Wednesdays, March 20th through April 17th at 11:00 am to 11:30 am. 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 begins Monday, March 4th  by phone or in person at the library.  This activity is for the residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton.

 

Spring Babytime

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Children 9 to 23 months are invited to the Library  for our first spring session of Baby Time on Wednesdays, March 20th through April 17th from 9:45 am to 10:15 am. 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 begins Monday, March 4th by phone or in person at the library. This activity is for the residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton. Visit the library online.

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Spring Pre-K Story Hour

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Spring Preschool Story Hour program for 3-5 year olds will be offered at the Library from March 28th– May 30th.  You have the choice of Thursdays at 10:30 AM  OR 1:30PMWe will take a 2-week break on April 25th and May 2nd so that you may enjoy our Library Book Sale. This program is designed for 3 – 5 year olds who are ready to enjoy Story Hour on their own.  Registration for residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, or Pendleton is required and begins Monday, March 11th, in person or by telephone.

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A Fall Preschool Story Hour program for 3-5 year olds will be offered at the Library from September 28th through November 9th.   You may choose either THURSDAYS  at 10:30-11:15 OR THURSDAY AFTERNOONS at 1:30-2:15.   These programs are for 3 -5 year-olds who are ready to enjoy Story Hour on their own.  Registration begins Monday, September 18th,  in person or by phone.  A Fall Preschool Story Hour program for 3-5 year olds will be offered at the Library from September 28th through November 9th.   You may choose either THURSDAYS  at 10:30-11:15 OR THURSDAY AFTERNOONS at 1:30-2:15.   These programs are for 3 -5 year-olds who are ready to enjoy Story Hour on their own.  Registration begins Monday, September 18th,  in person or by phone.  A Fall Preschool Story Hour program for 3-5 year olds will be offered at the Library from September 28th through November 9th.   You may choose either THURSDAYS  at 10:30-11:15 OR THURSDAY AFTERNOONS at 1:30-2:15.   These programs are for 3 -5 year-olds who are ready to enjoy Story Hour on their own.  Registration begins Monday, September 18th,  in person or by phone.  Save

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Family Storytime- March

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FAMILY STORYTIME: SNIP, SNAP, SNIP! BEWARE OF ALLIGATORS & CROCODILESWe’ll enjoy  stories on Tuesday, March 19th from 6:30-7:15 pm.  This is a family storytime for children ages 2 & up accompanied by an adult.    Put on your pajamas and gather up a favorite teddy or a blanket and Listen to stories about  funny stories about snapping alligators and crocodiles. Alligator and crocodile stories, songs, and crafts are planned for toddlers and preschoolers.  Registration is required in person or by phone.


 

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Paws for Reading- Formerly Read to the Dogs

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We welcome the return of our Paws for Reading Program for Children in Grades K-6.   They 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 Timmy, the Pug.  Join us for our final Paws for Reading of this season on SUNDAY,  April 7th. This time includes a flexible 15-minute break for Timmy.  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, Timmy!   We ask parents of children ages 10 and younger to please stay in the library.  Register by calling the library  or e-mailing ntkidsdesk@nioga.org,  please make sure you receive a confirmation e-mail.

 

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A Sky Full of Stories Winter Reading Club

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wintersnowmanChildren from Age 2 – Grade 9 can join our Winter Sky themed Winter Reading Club from Monday, January 14th – Saturday, March 2nd   in the Children’s Department of the  Library.   Come into the library to receive your reading sheet/starship coloring sheet and then read at least 4 books/attend any programs and receive a bead for each book read/ program attended.  You may enter as many times as you want. (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.   Each book will be entered in our all library drawing. Call the library for more information.

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Winter Terrific Two’s- 11-11:30

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The Winter session of Terrific Twos storyhour will be held at the Library on Wednesdays, January 16th through February 27th  from 11-11:30 AM.    The children and their accompanying adults will be introduced to books, songs, fingerplays, and socializing.  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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