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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 )



Summer Reading Program

All children from birth to 8th grade are welcome to join the reading fun! Children who are not yet readers can still participate if someone reads to them.

All children will receive incentives upon registration and will be eligible for raffle prizes as they progress in their reading.

Registration starts Thursday, June 1 and ends Friday, August 11.

Completed reading logs are due by Friday, August 18.

Register online at wandooreader.com/bronsonlibrary/build-a-better-world or pick up a registration form at the library.



Weekly Programs




Stomp & Shake @ Silas!
Mondays, 10 a.m. 
Children's Room 

Explore rhythm, memory, and movement in this fun program.



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.



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. New this summer: learn to program robots!



Build a Better You Yoga
Wednesdays, 6 p.m. 
June 7 - August 23

Become more focused, grounded, and connected. The entire family is welcome to join.



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!



Story Hour Under the Tree
Fridays, 11 a.m. 
June 9 - August 25
Library Park

Story and craft outside under a tree in Library Park (weather permitting). No registration required; just drop in!







Folklore Interactive Workshop
Friday, July 7, 3 p.m. 
Children's Room

Explore the international world of folklore with this interactive theatrical workshop by Shakesperience Productions.

All ages welcome.


Summer Family Movie: Sing
Thursday, July 13, 4 p.m. 
Children's Room

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario attempts to save his theater with a singing competition.  Rated PG.


Build a Better Community
Thursday, July 20, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Library Park

Meet your local community first responders, the people who are constantly building a better community: EMT, Police, Firefighters, National Guard, K-9 Unit, and more!


Build a Better Beehive
Thursday, July 27, 6 p.m.
Children's Room

Beekeeping 101 with the Bee Lady! Try on a Beekeepers’ suit and get all your bee questions answered. Raffle prizes, door prizes, and coloring books.

Registration is strongly encouraged: call 203-574-8213.


Hurray! It's Harry Potter Day!
Monday, July 31, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Children's Room

Celebrating everything Harry Potter all day long! Green screen, Magic Show, wand and potion making. Costumes, snacks & more!


Bronson Bookworms
Wednesday, July 26, 6 p.m. 
Mezzanine Meeting Room

Tweens! Nurture your love of reading and meet new friends. We’ll read a different book each month.

July's book: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai.

August's book: The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint Exupery.



Let's Go LEGO!
Monday, July 31, 6 - 7 p.m. 
Children's Room 

If you love to build with Legos, then Let's Go LEGO! is for you. Let’s Go LEGO! is designed to encourage hands-on and mind-on creativity. Working with blocks and Legos helps with critical thinking. Each month the Lego club will have a theme to inspire building; participants, however, are free to build whatever they like. Legos will be provided. 

Let's Go LEGO! is held on the last Monday of every month.

Admission is free
For ages 6 - 12.