October Kids Events

Mondays

toy musical instrumentsMagical Melodies

Monday October 1 and 22 at 10:30 am

Featuring songs, dance, and instruments with Mr. Chris for children ages 2-4. Registration required.

October 1 Register Here!

October 22 Register Here!

Emerson Anime Club, Grades 5 – 9

Monday October 15 at 3:30 pm

Come and make your own cherry blossom tree while watching popular anime and enjoying some Japanese snacks! Registration Required.

Register Here!

 

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

Fall Craft, Ages 2-5

Wednesday October 3 at 10:30am

Children and their families are invited to this Fall themed craft and storytime with their peers, ages 2-5. Registration required.

Register Here!

SUEZ Presents: When I think Of Water, Grades K-6

Wednesday October 10 at 3:30 pm

What do you think of when you think of water? Children will be introduced to the water cycle and the importance of water with a craft and guest speaker from SUEZ North America. Registration required.

Register Here!

DIY Owl Paper Quill, Grades K-6

Wednesday October 24 at 3:30 pm

With assorted color paper strips and wood quill tools, kids will create a beautiful paper quilled scene of an owl under the moonlight. Registration required.

Register Here!

 

Family Halloween Party!, Ages 2-5

Wednesday October 31 at 10:30 am

Happy Halloween! Enjoy refreshments, crafts, and a special spooky concert from Mr. Chris of Magical Melodies with your little ones. Costumes encouraged for the Halloween Parade! Emerson patrons have priority to register first. Registration required.

Register Here!

Thursdays

Halloween Rocks Painting, Grades K-6

Thursday October 4 at 3:30pm

Take part in this national phenomenon at the library! We invite kids and their families to paint Kindness Rocks with a Halloween theme to take home and place throughout the community. 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 October 11 at 3:30pm

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

Register Here!

After School New Movie

Thursday October 18 at 3:30pm

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

Register Here!

Fridays

 

Saturdays

Magic, Myth, & Monsters Family Magic Show, All Ages!

Saturday October 20 at 2pm

Steve Woyce returns to the Library with a special Halloween magic show featuring silly monsters, a friendly witch, appearing ghosts, and much more! Costumes encouraged! 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. 

 

Emerson Anime Club, Grades 4-9

Monday November 5 at 3:30 pm

Come and make your own salt watercolor drawing while watching popular anime and enjoying some Japanese snacks! Registration Required.

Register Here!

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

 

Thanksgiving Craft & Storytime, Ages 2-5

Wednesday November 7 at 10:30 am

Children and their families are invited to this Thanksgiving themed craft and storytime with their peers, ages 2-5. Registration required.

Register Here!

DIY Magic Beads, Grades K-6

Wednesday November 14 at 3:30 pm

Following the pattern templates and pegboards, these unique beads will stick together when sprayed with water forming a solid keychain! Registration required.

Register Here!

SUEZ Presents: The Incredible Journey, Grades K-6

Wednesday November 28 at 3:30 pm

With a guest speaker from SUEZ North America, children will be transformed into water droplets traveling through the water cycle that will finish in creating a water cycle bracelet. Registration required.

 Register Here!

Thursdays

Thanksgiving Rocks Painting, Grades K-6

Thursday November 1 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 Thanksgivingtheme to take home and place throughout the community. 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 November 8 at 3:30 pm

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

Register Here!

 

After School New Movie

Thursday November 15 at 3:30 pm

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

Register Here!

Fridays

Thanksgiving Bingo, Grades K-6

Friday November 9 at 3:30 pm

Kids can play for prizes during this Thanksgiving themed Bingo! 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