Mondays at 10:30 am
Featuring songs, dance, and instruments, followed by a trombone parade with Mr. Chris! Children ages 2-4. Registration required for each date. Free to Emerson patrons!
*Out-of-town* patrons will be charged $5 each class per family. See Mr. Chris.
Fall/Winter dates include:
Baby & Me
Tuesdays at 11:30 am
An introduction to songs, dance and finger plays with stuffed animals and rhymes. Newborn to age 2. Drop-in.
This class practices cognitive and gross motor skills important for early development in a group setting with peers. Perfect for parents and guardians (grandparents too!) to social in a supporting atmosphere.
Thanksgiving Craft and Storytime, Ages 2 – 5
Wednesday November 13 at 10:30 am
Celebrate Thanksgiving with a craft and storytime with your little one(s) for ages 2-5. Registration required.
Bendy Bookworm Yoga Story Time, Ages 2-5
Wednesday, November 20th 10:30 am
A twist to traditional story time, weaving traditional yoga poses and energy exercises together with story books and rhymes that will bring a new physical element to literacy; teaching focus, attention, and body awareness/control. Suitable for ages 2-5. Registration required.
*Yoga mats are not required, but patrons may bring one if preferred.*
Sensory Story Time, Ages 2-5
Wednesday, November 27th at 10:30am
Sensory Story time is an interactive, pre-reading class for children of all abilities through sensory play. This sensory enhanced class includes stories, songs and play with a focus on social skills and developmental benefits. Space is limited to welcome those who have a hard time in large groups. Registration is required for each class per child.
Register Here for November class!
Dates of classes:
September 25th – Colors
October 23rd – Numbers
November 27th- Animals
December 18th – Alphabet
Thanksgiving Rocks Painting, Grades K-6
Thursday, November 7th at 3:30 pm
Take part in this national phenomenon at the library! We invite kids and their families to paint Kindness Rocks with a Thanksgiving theme to take home and place throughout the community. For participation, kids will earn Patch Tags incentives! The more they earn the more they add to their collection!
When you find a rock, take a picture and use the hashtags #thekindnessrocksproject and #emersonlibrarynjrocks and post on your social media account(s). This will help track how far the rocks can travel!
DIY Bristlebots, Grades K-6
Thursday, November 14th at 3:30 pm
Create your own bristlebots with everyday household items! Registration Required.
After School New Movie
Thursday, November 21st at 3:30 pm
We will be showing the newly released family film, “Toy Story 4“! Snacks included. Please register.
Jiggly Wiggly, Ages Newborn – 2
Friday, November 15th at 10:30 am
Jiggly Wiggly is an introduction to music and movement where families will sing, dance, play, and shake instruments while making musical memories with their little one(s)! Registration required.
No-Bake Creations, Grades K-6
Friday, November 22nd at 3:30 pm
Create healthy snacks with ShopRite of Emerson’s Dietitian Barbara. Registration required.
Thanksgiving Family Fun Day, All Ages
Saturday, November 16th at 2:00 pm
Crafts! Games! Pies! Including cards of appreciation to our Troops and Veterans via Operation Gratitude.
Open to the families of Emerson only. Space is limited. Registration required for each child and adult.