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Children's Programs

These programs are developed by library staff to entertain and educate.  No registration is required unless specified. Please call the children's department for further information at 203-574-8212.

  Calendar of Events ( All Library Events - Children's & Adults )



Weekly Programs



Storytime Plus
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. 
Children's Room 

Children and caregivers will enjoy story time, listening and singing to music, marching and playing in a band, doing finger games, and creating a craft.

For preschoolers age 5 and under.
Groups must register three weeks in advance.



Roblox Club
Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
Computer Classroom 

Roblox players can access games created by other users or create games themselves.

For ages 5 to 14.
Space is limited.



Babies & Books
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. 
Picture Book Room 

Enjoy lullabies, nursery rhymes, finger plays, bounces, and sign language.

Best with one child per adult.
For children age 24 months and under.
No registration required.



Coding Club for Kids
Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. 
Computer Classroom 

Children of all ages are welcome to join in this club activity. Come learn coding, including HTML and how to program robots!



Mother Goose
Thursdays, 10 a.m. 

Nursery rhymes, visual and audio technology are used in this modern Mother Goose program.

For children age 4 and under.
Groups must register three weeks in advance.



Jammie Jams
Thursdays, 6 p.m. 
Children's Room

"Pajama" story time for ages 3-7. Bring your favorite teddy bear, wear your PJs, and jam with music, songs and stories!




Typing 4 Kids
Fridays, 3:30 p.m. 
Computer Classroom

Kids of all ages: learn a valuable skill and have fun doing it!

Kids can practice their typing online at silas-bronson.typingclub.com.






Alphabet Explorers
Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m.

This program is for children ages 3-5 with a parent/grandparent or guardian. Each month features a new letter and theme. Families will receive a free book at each session. 

Space is limited. Please call to register: 203-574-8213.



Meet the Author: The Mouse in the House
Friday, May 11, 4 p.m. 
Children's Room

Author Courtney Duquette presents a very interactive presentation on bullying, through her book, The Mouse in the House. Following a reading of the book, there will be a discussion and an interactive activity.

For ages 5-12.



Snacks & Stories
Saturday, May 12, 11 a.m.

The dietitian is in! ShopRite of Waterbury's dietitian leads a story time centered around food. Listen to a story, learn about nutrition, create a nutritional craft, and eat a delicious snack. Kids are encouraged to make their very own healthy snack that follows the theme from the day's story.

For children ages 3-10.

Registration required; call 203-574-8213 or visit the Children’s Room. Please inform us of your child's food allergies.


Saturday Matinee: Ferdinand
Saturday, May 12, 1 p.m. 
Children's Room

After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure.

Rated PG.


Let's Go LEGO!
Monday, May 21, 6 p.m. 
Children's Room

If you like building with LEGOs, then you'll love "Let's Go LEGO!" Our LEGO club meets the last Monday of every month, except in May, when the last Monday is a holiday. LEGOs are provided.

For ages 6 to 12.



Bronson Bookworms
Tuesday, May 29, 6 p.m. 
Mezzanine Meeting Room

Tweens! Nurture your love of reading and meet new friends. We’ll read a different book each month.Snacks will be provided. For ages 9 to 12.

May's book: All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor.