December Kids Events

Mondays

Magical Melodies

Mondays at 10:30 am (closed 12/25 for Christmas Day)

Featuring songs, dance, and instruments with Mr. Chris for children ages 2-4. No registration required.

Family Fun Night: Holiday Cookie Decorating

family fun night logoMonday, December 4 at 7pm

Decorate holiday themed cookies together as a family at this special edition of Family Fun Night. Suitable for all ages. Please register each family member as we can only accommodate families that register. Registration Required.

Register Here! Emerson Residents Only

 

Tuesdays

Preschool Story Time, Ages 3-5

Tuesdays at 10:30am (Closed 12/26)

Join Miss Victoria for story time geared for children in preschool, ages 3-5. No registration required.

Baby & Me

Tuesdays at 11:30 am (Closed 12/26)

Songs, dance and stuffed animals with Miss Victoria. Newborn to age 2. No registration required.

kids playing with stuffed animals

Holiday Storytime and Craft! Ages 3-5

Tuesday December 12 at 10:30am

Join Miss Victoria for a holiday themed storytime and craft.

Register Here!

Wednesdays

Kids Movie Morning, Ages 3-5

Wednesday December 13 at 10:30am

Drop-in every 2nd Wednesday of the month to view a child friendly film before lunchtime. Please call for the title.

little shanti yoga logoFamily Yoga, Ages 2-5

Wednesday December 20 at 11:30am

Come play, stretch, and relax with Little Shanti Yoga, designed for families with children ages 2-5. Registration required.

Register Here!

DIY Holiday Ornaments, Grades K-6

Wednesday December 6 at 3:30pm

Kids can make a variety of holiday ornaments during this DIY craft. Registration required.

Register Here!

Thursdays

Kindness Rocks Project, Grades K-6

Thursday December 14 at 3:30pm

Take part in this national phenomenon at the library! Kids will paint rocks with inspirational messages or designs promoting kindness and courage spread throughout the community. When a rock is found, post a picture to the Emerson Library Facebook Page (location optional) using the hashtag #thekindnessrocksproject and #emersonlibrarynj, post to your social media account(s), or email the image to emercirc@bccls.org. When you find a rock place it somewhere else to brighten someone’s day, for a random act of kindness goes a long way! For participation, kids will earn PatchBands incentives! (Registration Required)

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After School New Movie

Thursday December 21 at 3:30pm

We will be showing a newly released family movie. Please call for the title, Snacks Included. Registration Required.

Register Here!

Fridays

No-bake Creations, Grades K-6

Friday December 8 at 3:30pm

Create healthy snacks with ShopRite of Emerson’s Dietitian Kelsey. Registration Required.

Register Here!

January Kids Events

Mondays

pile of colorful musical instrumentsMagical Melodies

Mondays at 10:30 am (Closed 1/1 & 1/15 for Holidays)

Featuring songs, dance, and instruments with Mr. Chris for children ages 2-4. No registration required.

Tuesdays

Preschool Story Time, Ages 3-5

Tuesdays at 10:30am

Join Miss Victoria for story time geared for children in preschool, ages 3-5. No registration required.

Baby & Me

Tuesdays at 11:30 am

Songs, dance and stuffed animals with Miss Victoria. Newborn to age 2. No registration required.

kids playing with stuffed animals

Wednesdays

Winter Craft, Ages 2-5

Wednesday January 17 at 10:20 am

Warm up at the library with your little one and enjoy a winter themed craft for ages 2-5. Registration Required!

Register Here!

DIY Valentine’s Day Cards for Hospitalized Kids, Grades K-6

Wednesday January 24 at 3:30 pm

During this unique after school craft children will make Valentine’s Day cards for kids in special care. Registration Required!

Register Here!

Thursdays

After School New Movie

Thursday January 18 at 3:30pm

We will be showing a newly released family movie. Please call for the title, Snacks Included. Registration Required.

Register Here!

Fridays

Saturdays

Snowman Breakfast! For All Ages

Saturday January 20 at 10:00 am

Story time! Activities! Photo-ops! Bagels, pastries, and hot beverages served.
Open to patrons of Emerson only. Registration required. Please list each family member as space is limited.

Register Here!

Librarian for a Day

Each month  a winner will be chosen to work behind the scenes at the Library.  An entry form can be found in the children’s room. Complete the form  for your chance to win. Open to kids ages 8 to 12.

Parents, please note that filling out the entry form grants permission for your child to visit the Library after school.librarian for a day winners display

ABCmouse.com Free @ the Library

We now offer free access to ABCmouse.com!

abcmouse logo

This subscription-based site is free to Library users on the computers in the Children’s Room.

ABCmouse features online educational activities for kids ages 2 to 6. It uses games, videos, ebooks and interactive worksheets to teach reading, math, and science concepts. Complete assignments to earn points. Use your points to “buy” toys and pets. Let kids surf in safety because ABCmouse does not include any external links or in-game purchases.

Visit the Children’s Room to try ABCmouse today!

screenshot of hampster play area of abcmouse site