For Kids

April/ May Programs

 

 

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     Have you registered for “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten,” which encourages reading to young children. Any child, from birth to the day they enter Kindergarten, is able to register for 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten in the Children’s Department.

After signing up, you and your child will receive your first reading log.  Return to the library each time you and your child have completed 100 books to receive a special sticker and your next 100 books reading log. Additional prizes will be awarded for various milestones. Books may be read more than once and recorded each time.

The program will take anywhere from a few months to a few years as it is self-paced and will depend on how often you read together. The free program is open to residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton. For more information, please call the library.

Children 9 to 23 months are invited to the Library for our First session of Spring Baby Time on Wednesdays,March 9th- April 13th , 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 begins February 29th  by phone or in person at the library . This activity is for the residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton.
Spring Terrific Two’s- Session 1The First Spring session of Terrific Twos storyhour will be held at the Library on Wednesdays, March 9th- April 13th 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.

BEDTIME STORY FUN:  EEEEEEK! SLITHERING SNAKES:   Put on your pajamas, or wear your favorite color,  gather up a favorite teddy or a blanket and cuddle close while we listen to slithering snake stories  at the  Library on Tuesday, April 26th , at 6:30-7:15.   This is a family storytime for children ages 2 & up accompanied by an adult.  Snake stories, songs, and crafts are planned for toddlers and preschoolers.   Registration is required in person or by phone.

Due to our Annual Used Booksale, There won’t be a LEGO Club in April, but If you’re in First Grade and up, join us for MAY LEGO Club.  Registration fills quickly for the LEGO Club each month at the  Library.  The next meeting of the club will be on Monday, May 9th at 4-5PM.  The children will build on a different theme each month.  We will create our own zoo- crazy or normal zoo animals and where they live.  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, and begins Monday, April 4th, 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.

 

A Spring Preschool Story Hour program for 3-5 year olds will be offered at the Library from May 5th- June 3rd.   You may choose either THURSDAYS  at 10:30-11:15 OR FRIDAY 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 for residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, or Pendleton begins Monday, April 25th  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.
Children 9 to 23 months are invited to the Library for our Second session of Spring Baby Time on Wednesdays, May 11th through June 1st , 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 begins Monday, April 25th  by phone or in person at the library . This activity is for the residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton.
The Second Spring session of Terrific Twos storyhour will be held at the Library on Wednesdays, May 11th through June 1st 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 begins Monday, April 25th by phone or in person at the library.  This activity is for the residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton.
Join us for a monthly program for 4th Graders and up!  May’s Theme is all about nature, flowers, and planting on Wednesday, May 11th from 4:00 pm-5:15 pm. We will create nature crafts, plant flowers, and watch videos about nature. If the weather is nice, we will spend part of the program outside on the patio.  Registration is required in person or by phone. This program is open to residents of North Tonawanda, Wheatfield, and Pendleton in grades 4 and up.
American Girl Club-MayAMERICAN GIRL’S CLUB: ANTIQUE DOLL COLLECTING; Join us for American Girl Club on Thursday, May 19th  at 4-5:15 at the Library for American Girl Club.  Meet, Barbara, a local resident who has been collecting dolls since she was a young girl.  Besides her cupie, storybook and boudoir dolls, Barbara will show us her furnished doll houses and some surprises.  At 4:30 family members are invited to join us to watch the doll presentation. 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.

 

 

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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