October Kids Events

Mondays

Magical Melodies

Mondays at 10:30 am (closed 10/9 for Columbus Day)

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

Family Paint Night: Fall Scenes with Dora

family fun night logoMonday, October 2nd at 7:00 pm

Join us for this special Family Fun Night. Local artist Dora, who painted our “Read to Imagine” mural, will teach families how to paint a Fall scene together. Please register each “painter” as space is limited.

Register Here! Emerson residents only.

 

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

Family Halloween Party! Ages 2-5

Tuesday October 31st at 10:30am

Happy Halloween! Enjoy refreshments, crafts, treats, and more with your little ones. Costumes encouraged! Registration Required.

Register Here!  Emerson Residents Only.

Wednesdays

Kids Movie Morning, Ages 3-5

Wednesday October 11 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 October 18 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 Popsicle Stick Bracelets, Grades K-6

Wednesday October 25 at 3:30pm

Popsicle sticks have many uses and here kids can decorate their own Popsicle bracelets! Registration Required.

Register Here!

Thursdays

No-bake Creations, Grades K-6

Thursday October 5 at 3:30pm

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

Register Here!

Kindness Rocks Project, Grades K-6

Thursday October 12 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)

Register Here!

After School New Movie

Thursday October 19 at 3:30pm

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

Register Here!

Fridays

Preschool Dance Party! Ages 3-5

Friday October 13 at 10:30am

Drop-in for this wacky dance class with Mr. Chris!

Saturdays

Halloween Story time, All Ages

Saturday October 21 at 2pm

Meet local author C. Spliedt as he reads from his new book, “Benjamin Blue Has Very Strange Chores That He Has To Do”, including an activity after story time! Registration Required.

Register Here!

November Kids Events

Mondays

pile of colorful musical instrumentsMagical Melodies

Mondays at 10:30 am

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

Kids Movie Morning, Ages 3-5

Wednesday November 8 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 November 22 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 Knitting With Straws, Grades K-6

Wednesday November 15 at 3:30pm

Learn how to knit using just straws and yarn during this beginners guide to knitting! Registration Required.

Register Here!

Thursdays

No-bake Creations, Grades K-6

Thursday November 9 at 3:30pm

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

Register Here!

Kindness Rocks Project, Grades K-6

Thursday November 2 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)

Register Here!

After School New Movie

Thursday November 16 at 3:30pm

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

Register Here!

Fridays

Thanksgiving Bingo!, Grades K-6

Saturday November 10 at 3:30pm

Kids can play for prizes during this Thanksgiving themed Bingo!! Registration Required.

Register Here!

Preschool Dance Party! Ages 3-5

Friday November 17 at 10:30am

Drop-in for this wacky dance class with Mr. Chris!

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