January 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 include:
January 7th, January 14th, January 28th
February 11th, February 25th

Click The Date To Register:
January 7
January 14
January 28
February 11
February 25

 

Emerson Anime Club, Grades 4-9

Monday January 7 at 3:30 pm

Come and make your own origami 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.

 

Wednesdays

Preschool Story Time, Ages 3-5

Wednesday January 2 at 10:30am

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

Winter Craft, Ages 2-5

Wednesday January 9 at 10:30 am

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

Register Here!

Bendy Bookwork Yoga Storytime, Ages 3-5

Wednesday January 16 at 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 3-5. Registration required.

*Yoga mats are not required, but patrons may bring one if preferred.*

Register Here!

DIY Valentine’s Card For Hospitalized Kids, K-6

Wednesday January 23 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

Winter Rocks Painting, Grades K-6

Thursday January 10 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 Winter 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!

No Bake Creations, Grades K-6

Thursday January 17 at 3:30 pm

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

Register Here!

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After School New Movie

Thursday January 24 at 3:30 pm

We will be showing the newly released family movie, “Luis and the Aliens”. Snacks included. Please register.

Register Here!

 

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Saturdays

Snowman Breakfast

Saturday January 19 at 10:00 am

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

*Snowman Breakfast is full. This is a friendly reminder for patrons who registered; please contact library for cancellations

 

February 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 include:
January 7th, January 14th, January 28th
February 11th, February 25th

Click The Date To Register:
January 7
January 14
January 28
February 11
February 25

Emerson Anime Club, Grades 4-9

Monday February 4 at 3:30 pm

Come and make your own Pop-up Tulip Card 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.

 

Wednesdays

 

Preschool Story Time, Ages 3-5

Wednesday February 6 at 10:30am

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

Valentine’s Day Craft, Ages 2-5

Wednesday February 13 at 10:30 am

Happy Valentine’s Day! Enjoy a simple themed craft with your little one, ages 2-5. Registration required.

Register Here!

Bendy Bookworm Yoga Storytime, Ages 3-5

Wednesday February 20 at 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 3-5. Registration required.

*Yoga mats are not required, but patrons may bring one if preferred.*

Register Here!

DIY Emoji Fuse Beads, K-6

Wednesday February 27 at 3:30 pm

During this unique craft, kids will create their own classic Emojis using fuse beads and peg boards. Registration required.

Register Here!

 

Thursdays

Valentine’s Day Rocks Painting, Grades K-6

Thursday February 7 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 Valentine’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!

No Bake Creations, Grades K-6

Thursday February 14 at 3:30 pm

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

Register Here!

After School New Movie

Thursday February 21 at 3:30 pm

We will be showing a newly released family movie. Please call for the title. Snacks included. Please register.

Register Here!

Stuffed Animal Sleepover, Grades Prek-3

Thursday February 28 at 3:30 pm

After a special storytime, children will tuck their stuffed animal friends in bed for their very own sleepover at the Library! ONE (1) stuffed animal per child. Registration required.

 

 

Fridays

Jiggly Wiggly, Ages Newborn – 2

Friday February 22 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

 

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