It’s Spooky Halloween Craft Day at the Library. On Saturday, October 20th , children are invited to join us in the Children’s Room anytime between 10am and 4pm to make a spooky Halloween mobile. 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.
AMERICAN GIRL CLUB (PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE): Join us for a Halloween Happening on Thursday, October 25th at 4:30-5:45. Make a spooky craft, eat a creepy treat, listen to a scary story and scary music. You and your doll may come dressed in a costume. This program is for children in grades 2 & up. Bring your American Girl doll or any other favorite doll. Registration is required in person or by phone. Children must be residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, or Pendleton to attend.
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 on the Second Sunday and the last Sunday of each month beginning SUNDAY, October 28th, November 11th, December 9th and 30th from 1PM -2:45P.M. 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 email@example.com, please make sure you receive a confirmation e-mail.
A Fall Preschool Story Hour program for 3-5 year olds will be offered at the Library from September 20th- November 15th. You may choose either THURSDAY MORNINGS 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 is ongoing, in person or by phone.
The Fall session of Terrific Twos storyhour will be held at the Library on Wednesdays, September 19th- November 14th 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.
Children 9 to 23 months are invited to the Library for Fall Baby Time on Wednesdays, September 19th through November 14th from 9:45am to 10:15am. The children and their accompanying adults will be introduced to books, songs, fingerplays, antd socializing. Come to the library and share a special time with your children. Registration is ongoing, by phone or in person at the library .
Spend time at the library and relax as a family. We’ll have coloring, games, and more.
Drop in anytime and stay as long as you like.
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Join us on Thursday, August 9th – Get Soaked at the Library Day for Ages 3-5@10:30-11:30. Please wear clothes that you don’t mind getting wet. Shoes or flip-flops must be worn in the library. We will be going outside for part of this program. Parents may join us at 11:15 for our Tea Party. Children might want to bring a towel, as they will be getting wet.
Join us in the backyard of the Library on Tuesday, August 7th at 1:00-3:00 PM for an afternoon of outdoor games and activities. Bring your hula hoops, jump ropes and bubble wands. We’ll supply the chalk, freeze pops, popcorn, water toys, and face painting. Play duck-duck-goose, freeze tag and other games with your friends. This is a program for the entire family. No registration is required. In case of bad weather, we’ll have games in the library. For more information call the library.
NOW, NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY! Children in Preschool (ages 3-5)- Grade 1 may join us at the Library on Thursday, August 2nd at 10:30-11:00 for our Book Buddies program. This is a great opportunity for children to have a teenager read to them. Please call for information.
Please join us on Wednesday, July 11th , from 12-1:30PM at the Library, as we kick off our Summer Reading Club with our TRUCKS ROCK! This program will feature opportunities to see fire trucks, police vehicles and large trucks from our North Tonawanda Fire, Police, and Department of Public Works, and then come into the Library for a Special Snack This program is open to all ages and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For more information, please call the library.
Join us on Wednesdays, June 27th through August 15th , from 11:00 am to 11:30 am for Toddler storytime with easy crafts, toys, music, and games for toddlers and their caregivers. PLEASE NOTE: The Library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th. Registration is not required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Join us Tuesday, June 26th at 11:00 for a Patriotic Parade at the Library. Decorate your bike, tricycle, or wagon with streamers, balloons, or flags. Be creative with your decorations!! Wear, red, white, or blue! Walkers are also invited to join the parade. Participants should meet in the back of the library at 10:45 AM. We will have a short parade to the High School and back, and then return to the library for popsicles. All ages are welcome. Parents are asked to accompany children age 5 and under along the parade route. For further information call the library. No registration is required. There will be no rain date.
Join us for “Talent Show Tryout Tuesdays” anytime between 1 and 4 PM beginning Tuesday, June 26th through Tuesday, July 31st in the Children’s Department. Practice your special singing, dancing or other surprising talent for our Monday, August 6th Talent Show. Children must be entering Grade 1 to participate in the talent show. All ages welcome for tryouts. Due to time limitations, not all acts will be chosen for the Talent Show. There will be a dress rehearsal on Friday, August 10thfrom 1-3PM. Performance on August 6th is at the discretion of the Children’s Librarians. You are limited to a 3-minute performance. No registration necessary for tryouts. For more information, please call 693-4132, ext. 5.
AMERICAN GIRL CLUB: SHOW OFF YOUR STUFF: Join us on Thursday, June 21st from 4-5:15PM. To coordinate with our end of the summer talent show, we’ll have a “show off your stuff” program today. You can play an instrument, sing a song, read a poem, bring something you made or something you wrote. Don’t be shy!! . 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. Registration is required.