May 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.

(Closed 5/28 for Memorial Day)

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

Mother’s Day Craft, Ages 2-5

Wednesday May 9 at 10:30 am

Children ages 2-5 will make a special craft for mom during this Mother’s Day themed craft and storytime. Registration required.

Register Here!

little shanti yoga logoFamily Yoga, Ages 2-5

Wednesday May 16 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 Mineral Mosaic, Grades K-6

Wednesday May 23 at 3:30 pm

Using chipboard mosaic squares, kids will learn about art and geology by creating a pattern of their choice. Registration Required.

Register Here!

 

Thursdays

Kindness Rocks Painting, Grades K-6

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 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! After you have found a rock, using the hashtags #thekindnessrocksproject and #emersonlibrarynjrocks, take a picture to post to your social media account(s). This will help track how far the rocks can travel!

Register Here!

No-bake Creations, Grades K-6

Thursday May 10 at 3:30pm

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

Register Here!

After School New Movie

Thursday May 17 at 3:30pm

We will be showing the newly released family movie, “Paddington 2”. Snacks Included. Please register.

Register Here!

Fridays

Saturdays

Fancy Nancy Mother’s Day Tea Party, Ages 3 & up

Saturday May 12 at 12:00 pm

Celebrate mom with lunch and storytime. Fancy attire welcome! Registration required 

Register Here!

June 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.

(No Magical Melodies on 6/11)

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.

kids playing with stuffed animalsBaby & Me

Tuesdays at 11:30 am

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

 

Wednesdays

Father’s Day Craft, Ages 2-5

Wednesday June 13 at 10:30 am

Children ages 2-5 will make a special craft for dad during this Father’s Day themed craft and storytime. Registration required.

Register Here!

little shanti yoga logoFamily Yoga, Ages 2-5

Wednesday June 13 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 Personalized Door Hanger, Grades K-6

Wednesday June 20 at 3:30 pm

 Kids can make their very own door hanger during this fun DIY project. Registration required.

Register Here!

Thursdays

Summer Rocks Painting, Grades K-6

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 Summer 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 PatchBands incentives! 
After you have found a rock, using the hashtags #thekindnessrocksproject and #emersonlibrarynjrocks, take a picture to post to your social media account(s). This will help track how far the rocks can travel!

Register Here!

 

Afternoon New Movie

Thursday June 21 at 2:00 pm

We will be showing the newly released family movie, “Peter Rabbit”. Snacks Included. Please register.

Register Here!

Fridays

No Bake Creations, Grades K-6

Friday June 15 at 3:30 pm

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

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