We have a great number of programs, meetings, and events going on both within the two libraries and at other locations around the City. See the entire online calendar of events for both libraries, or check out the calendars for each library’s children’s department.

Online Event Listings

Plumb Library Children’s Department calendar  – this month and next month

Huntington Branch Children’s Department calendar – this month and next month

Ongoing children’s programs

At the Plumb Memorial Library:

Mondays:  10:30AM -11:00PM     Budding Bookworms
A themed drop-in story and craft time for kids 1 – 5 years old and their caregivers – with Freezer Dance and ever popular Do Re Mi.

Tuesdays:  10:00AM – 10:30AM     Fun for Little Ones
Preschool children and their caregivers are invited to join Mrs. Fritsch for stories, songs and activities, and a special theme related craft; siblings are always welcome to this drop-in program.

Thursdays:  10:30AM – 11:00AM    AlphaBits
Preschoolers and caregivers work on learning skills to make them Kindergarten ready. This is a drop-in session and siblings are welcome.

Thursdays:  6:00PM – 7:00PM     Life Is Art
Tweens and teens, ages 10 and up, learn new techniques and express their inner artist with fun and different creative projects each week during this drop-in program.

Fridays:  10:30AM – 11:30AM     Stay & Play with Family Place
Open play dates for preschoolers and caregivers. Chat over coffee or tea, juice provided; bring a snack and a friend.

At the Huntington Branch Library:

Tuesdays: 11:00AM – 11:30AM     Bouncing Babies and Jumping Beans
Join Miss Marissa for stories, singing, dancing, scarves, and maracas!  Then stay to play. No registration needed, but check for special sessions. For infants to age 3 and their caregivers.

Wednesdays: 11:00AM – 11:30AM    Toddler Movement Program
Miss Robin provides a fun, active musical program for children ages 2 1/2 – 4 and their caregivers. Please register; sessions run for an entire month.

Thursdays: 11:00AM – 11:30AM      Stories with Danielle
Join Danielle as she engages 3 – 4 years olds with this brief drop-in storybook session. No programs until April.

Thursdays: 4:30PM for ages 3 – 5, 5:00PM for ages 6 – 8     Spanish with Sandra
Learn Spanish through songs, games, stories, and other fun activities. Registration is required and space is limited.

Fridays: 10:30AM -11:30AM      Show-and-Tell Stories
Listen to Miss Marissa read stories. Then, play a game or do an experiment! Participants are encouraged to bring along a show-and-tell item.  For all ages – no registration required.