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 will be on Monday, Monday, January 29th at 4-5PM. The children will build on a different theme each month. We will Create a Wonderful, Winter Wonderland or an Avalanche of Snow- anything that is Winter-related. . All supplies will be provided; the children only need to bring their imagination and creativity to each session. Registration is required, by phone or in person or by e-mail. Please make sure that you receive a confirmation e-mail.
Kids in grades 4 and up may join us for S.T.E.A.M. Powered Club on Wednesday, January 24th from 4-5:15 pm. The club focuses on different themes each month based on science, technology, and art. January’s theme is “Snow!” We will make paper snowflakes, create snow science experiments, make other snow and snowman crafts, and learn about snow related weather! Registration is required by phone or in person at the library.
AMERICAN GIRL CLUB: LOVES TO READ: Join us on Thursday, January 25th from 4-5:15PM . Share your favorite books with your friends. Bring an American Girl book or any book that is important to you. Tell us why you like the book. . 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.
FAMILY STORYTIME- JANUARY Join us on Tuesday, January, 23rd at 6:30 -7:15 for Fun in the Snow. Put on your pajamas, gather up a favorite teddy or a blanket and come to the library for a gobbling good time This is a family storytime for children ages 2 & up accompanied by an adult. Listen to stories about playing in the snow, make a snowman craft, and tell us what you like to do in the snow. Let’s all sing “Frosty the Snowman”. Snowy stories, songs, and crafts are planned for toddlers and preschoolers. Registration is required
Children from Ages 2 – Grade 9 can join our An Avalanche of Books themed Winter Reading Club from Monday, January 15th through March 3rd 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.
The Winter session of Terrific Twos storyhour will be held at the Library on Wednesdays, January 17th through March 7th 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 begins Tuesday, January 8th, by phone or in person at the library. This activity is for the residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton.
A Winter Preschool Story Hour program for 3-5 year olds will be offered at the Library from January 18th through March 8th. 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, January 8th, in person or by phone.
Children 9 to 23 months are invited to the Library for Winter Baby Time on Wednesdays, January 17th through March 7th 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 will begin Monday, January 8th , by phone or in person at the library .
Come out of the cold, relax and enjoy Ages 2-5 Drop-in Story Time in the Children’s Room at the Library. The programs are Tuesdays, January 2nd and 9th at 10:30- 11:00 AND Thursdays, January 4th at 1:30 and January 11th at 10:30-11:00. There will be a lively mixture of favorite stories, rhymes, and songs. No registration is required. Stories are planned for toddlers and preschoolers. All children must be accompanied by an adult. After the storytime stay and play with our toys, Legos, and puzzles.
Join us on Wednesdays, January 3rd and 10th at 10:30-11:00 for a drop- in Baby story time in the Childrens’ Room. This program features a lively mixture of stories, rhymes and music. .No registration is required. The children must be accompanied by a parent. We’ll have a surprise theme every day. After the storytime stay and play with our toys, Legos, and puzzles.
Enjoy The LEGO Ninjago Movie on the Big Screen in the Library Meeting Room on Friday, December 30th at 2PM. Shunned by everyone for being the son of an evil warlord, a teenager seeks to defeat him with the help of his fellow ninjas. This movie is Rated PG for some mild action and rude humor. It is 1hr., 41 min. long. This program is open to all ages. Parents, please accompany children under 12. Popcorn will be served. No registration required.
On Friday, December 29th from 2-3:30, We invite all family members to come in and build a LEGO creation. We will have a LEGO building challenge, or children may create independently. We will post our creations to our North Tonawanda Children’s Department Facebook Page. This program is geared for children in Kindergarten and up with an adult. All supplies will be provided. No registration is necessary.
Blow off some STEAM this Holiday season at the Library, on Wednesday, December 27th from 9:30-5PM. Our Children’s play area will have KEVA planks for building, DUPLO blocks, Coloring sheets for all ages, plus our already tried and true chalkboard, Doctor’s office, puzzles, and our new amazing Launching Pad devices. Bring your child, and relax while you both spend some time with all of our educational activities. We will have an assortment of crayons, colored pencils, and markers. All ages are welcome to enjoy the activities! Color a picture and receive a free book. NO REGISTRATION NECESSARY.
After a hectic day of shopping come into the library and JOIN US FOR “HOLIDAY BREAK AT THE MOVIES 1” on the Big Screen Tuesday, December 26th @ 1PM. Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. This movie is Rated PG for action and rude humor. It is 1hr., 30 min. long. This program is open to all ages. Parents, please accompany children under 12. Popcorn will be served. No registration required.
We think that Michael Joseph and SANTA have become two of our favorite Holiday traditions at the Library. So, please join us once again for OUR ANNUAL HOLIDAY MAGIC SHOW with Special Guest: SANTA on Thursday, December 21st from 6:30-7:30. Michael Joseph’s magic will delight and mystify all ages. We also will enjoy a MAGICAL visit from SANTA CLAUS. There will be treats for all. Parents: Pictures with Santa may be taken after all children receive their treats. No registration is necessary. Everyone is welcome to enjoy this free program. No registration necessary.