May Kids Events

Mondays

pile of colorful musical instrumentsMagical Melodies

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, 5 classes at a time. Free to Emerson patrons! *NEW* Out-of-town patrons will be charged $20 for every 5 classes. Payment is required in advanced.

Dates:

May 6th
May 13th
May 20th
June 3rd
June 10th
June 17th
June 24th

Emerson Anime Club, Grades 4-9

Monday May 6 at 3:30 pm

Come and make your own Koi Fish Kite while watching popular anime and enjoying some Japanese snacks! Registration Required.

Register Here!

Tuesdays

 

kids playing with stuffed animalsBaby & 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.

No Bake Creations, Grades K-6

Tuesday May 14 at 3:30 pm

Create healthy snacks with ShopRite of Emerson’s Dietitian Rita. Registration required.

Register Here!

 

Tuesday May 28th at 7:00 pm

This summer the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing! With the nationwide theme of, “A Universe of Stories”, families of Emerson with children entering grades PreK-6th are invited to probe the wonders of space with Mad Science: Reach for the Moon show!
This special event is only open to Emerson residents. Registration required

Register Here!

Wednesdays

 

Preschool Story Time, Ages 3-5

Wednesday May 1 at 10:30am

Fairy Tales! Mysteries! Adventures! Drop-in for storytime geared for children in preschool, ages 3-5.

 

Mother’s Day Craft, Ages 2-5

Wednesday May 8 at 10:30 am

Celebrate mom with a craft and storytime with your little one(s) for ages 2-5. Registration required.

Register Here!

 

DIY Bath Fizzies, K-6

Wednesday May 22 at 3:30 pm

Kids will create their own bath fizzies using homemade ingredients, including essential oils under supervision, during this unique DIY craft. Registration required.

Register Here!

 

Bendy Bookworm Yoga Storytime, Ages 2-5

Wednesday, May 29th 10:30 am

A twist to traditional storytime, 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.*

Register Here!

Thursdays

Mother’s Day Rocks Painting, Grades K-6

Thursday May 2 at 3:30 pm

Take part in this national phenomenon at the library! We invite kids and their families to paint rocks with inspirational messages or designs with a Mother’s Day theme promoting kindness and courage spread throughout the community. 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 SwagTags 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!

Register Here!

 

After School New Movie

Thursday May 16 at 3:30 pm

We will be showing a newly released family movie “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part”. Snacks included. Please register.

Register Here!

 

 

Fridays

Jiggly Wiggly, Ages Newborn – 2

Friday May 24 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.

Register Here!

Saturdays

 

Fancy Nancy Mother’s Day Tea Party, PreK-4

Saturday May 11 at 12:00 pm

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Fancy Nancy themed tea party! Lunch, desserts, and yes, real tea, will be served. Crafts, storytime, and face painting included. Fancy attire welcomed! Open to Emerson patrons only, ages 3-10. Registration required for each guest, adults and children.

Register Here!

 

June Kids Events

Mondays

pile of colorful musical instrumentsMagical Melodies

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, 6 classes at a time. Free to Emerson patrons! *NEW* Out-of-town patrons will be charged $20 for every 6 classes. Payment is required in advanced.

Dates:

May 6th
May 13th
May 20th
June 3rd
June 10th
June 17th
June 24th

 

Emerson Anime Club, Grades 4-9

Monday, June 3 at 3:30 pm

Come and make your own Bubble Painting while watching popular anime and enjoying some Japanese snacks! Registration Required.

Register Here!

*This will be the last Anime meeting until the fall, Have A Great Summer!!

Tuesdays

kids playing with stuffed animalsBaby & 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.

 

Wednesdays

Preschool Story Time, Ages 3-5

Wednesday, April 3rd at 10:30am

Fairy Tales! Mysteries! Adventures! Drop-in for storytime geared for children in preschool, ages 3-5.

Father’s Day Craft & Storytime, Ages 2-5

Wednesday, June 12th at 10:30 am

Celebrate dad with a craft and storytime for your little one(s) for ages 2-5. Registration required.

Register Here!

Bendy Bookworm Yoga Storytime, Ages 2-5

Wednesday, June 19th 10:30 am

A twist to traditional storytime, 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.*

Register Here!

DIY Summer Door Hangers, K-6

Wednesday, June 19th at 3:30 pm

Kids will create their own personalized door hanger with the 2019 Summer Reading space theme, “A Universe of Stories“. Registration required.

 Register Here!

Thursdays

Father’s Day Rocks Painting, Grades K-6

Thursday, June 6th at 3:30 pm

Take part in this national phenomenon at the library! We invite kids and their families to paint rocks with inspirational messages or designs with a Father’s Day theme promoting kindness and courage spread throughout the community. 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 SwagTags 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!

Register Here!

 

After School New Movie

Thursday, June 20th at 3:30 pm

We will be showing the newly released family film, “TBA”! Snacks included. Please register.

Register Here!

 

Fridays

Jiggly Wiggly, Ages Newborn – 2

Friday, June 14th 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.

Register Here!

 

 

Saturdays

 

 

 

2019 Summer Reading Blast-off With Mad Science!

2019 Summer Reading Blast-Off With Mad Science!
(Grades PreK-6)
Tuesday, May 28th at 7pm

 

This summer the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing! With the nationwide theme of, “A Universe of Stories”, families of Emerson with children entering grades PreK-6th are invited to probe the wonders of space with Mad Science: Reach for the Moon show!

This special event is only open to Emerson residents. Registration required

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!

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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