For Kids

August Programs

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First through Third Graders may join us on Tuesday, August 2nd from 1:30-2:30 for Ninja Training.  Learn to become a Ninja, and what it means.  You may also dress like a ninja, if you want.  No registration is necessary for this free program.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Please Register  for this rewarding program!  Children in Preschool (ages 3-5)- Grade 1 may join us at the  Library on Thursdays, August 4th and August 18th  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 to register or e-mail rstutzma@nioga.org.
Kids in grades 4 and up may join us for a DIY Crafts program on Thursday, August 4th from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm.We will create colorful crafts including bookmarks, marble art, and picture frames. Registration is not required. This activity is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Join us on Tuesday, August 9th from 1:30-2:30 as we learn about different sports that use balls.  This program is sponsored by a grant from the Grigg-Lewis Foundation.
To close out our summer Come to the Library for our On Your Mark, Get Set, Read Final Party on Thursday, August 11th from 5-7:30 with Special Guest TV personality Mike Randall and his puppet friends including Roscoe and the Magical rabbit for a marvelous, magical, musical program at 5-6 PM followed by our Annual Hot Dog Picnic and Ice Cream Social under the stars at 6:30-7:30.  For more information, contact the library .  The Hot Dogs are generously donated by the Kiwanis Club.   All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Join us on Thursday, August 11th –  On Your Mark, Get Set, Get Soaked 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 on Tuesday, August 16th from 1:30- 2:30 for Bend, Stetch, Wiggle, and Shake– a program for Grades 1-3.  We will play with hoops and parachutes.  This program is sponsored through a grant from the Grigg-Lewis Foundation.
Join us in the backyard of the Library on Thursday, August 18th  at 1:00-3:30 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, 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.
WE’RE OFF TO KINDERGARTEN:  On Tuesday, August 23rd at 1:30-2:30, the Library will  be hosting a program for children entering kindergarten in the fall.  We’ll be listening to fun stories about going to kindergarten, singing songs, and making a craft.  Bring something special for show and tell.  Parents can stop in the meeting room after the program where there will be a display of back to school books that can be checked out.  Registration is required in person or by phone.
Any child registered for North Tonawanda Public Library’s “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” program is invited, with an accompanying adult, to attend the library’s 1,000 Books End of Summer Party on Wednesday, August 31st from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. The program will feature games, activities, and play time. For more information regarding “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” or the end of summer party, please call the library.

Downloadable e-Books and e-Audiobooks

Check out Downloadable e-Books and e-Audiobooks through Overdrive.  Please just sign in with your library card to find titles.  The library will soon have a handout available to make this easier.  Just click on the Overdrive icon to begin your search.

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