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.
*Closed 1/20 (MLK Day)
*Closed 2/17 (President’s Day)
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.
Winter Craft and Storytime, Ages 2 – 5
Wednesday January 8 at 10:30 am
Children and their families are invited to participate in this Winter themed craft and storytime with their peers. Ages 2-5. Registration required.
Bendy Bookworm Yoga Story Time, Ages 2-5
Wednesday, January 15th at 11:30 am *NEW TIME*
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.
Sensory Story Time, Ages 2-5
Wednesday, January 22nd 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 January class!
Dates of classes:
January 22nd – Seasons
February 26th – Shapes
March 25th – Size
April 29th – Touch
Winter Rocks Painting, Grades K-6
Thursday, January 9th 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 Winter 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 Valentine’s Day Cards for Hospitalized Kids, Grades K-6
Thursday, January 16th at 3:30 pm
During this unique after school craft children will make Valentine’s Day cards for kids in special care. Registration required.
After School New Movie
Thursday, January 23rd at 3:30 pm
We will be showing the newly released family film, “Abominable“! Snacks included. Please register.
Jiggly Wiggly, Ages Newborn – 2
Friday, January 31st 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.
Snowman Breakfast, All Ages
Saturday, January 18th at 10:00 am
Storytime! Activities! Photo-ops! Face Painting! Bagels, pastries, and hot beverages served.
*Open to the Families of Emerson only. Space is limited. Registration required for each guest