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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.



Family Meetup
Tuesdays, 11 a.m. 
Children's Room 

Parents and kids playdate where all can get a chance to meet new friends and socialize.



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. 
Picture Book Room

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



Roblox Club
Fridays, 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.





Seven Angels at the Library: "I Want to Act!"
Saturday, September 15, 11 a.m.
Thursday, September 20, 6 p.m.
Thursday, October 18, 6 p.m.
Saturday, October 20, 11 a.m.
Children's Room

Scott Kealey, Acting Teacher at Seven Angels Theatre, will teach us how to act by playing theater games. Find out how much fun it is to get up in front of people and tell stories or make them laugh.

Registration is not required -- just drop in to one or more sessions and have some fun!



Biscuits & Tea for Grandparents and Me
Saturday, September 8, 12 p.m. 
Children's Room

Grandparents are invited to a special story hour of snacks, crafts, and a memorable story hour with their grandchildren. For kids ages 2-10.



Movie Time: The Boxcar Children
Saturday, September 8, 1 p.m.
Wednesday, September 12, 5 p.m.
Children's Media Room

Stop in for a free screening of The Boxcar Children, inspired by the classic children’s books written by Gertrude Chandler Warner. Rated G.



Waterbury Reads at the Library
Saturday, September 22, 1 - 3 p.m.
Library Park and Children's Room

Volunteers from Waterbury Reads will hand out free books, do crafts, and present a multicultural story time to help celebrate The Gathering.


Let's Go LEGO!
Monday, September 24, 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, September 25, 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.

September's book: El Deafo by Cece Bell.