Songs and Stories, December 27, 2013 StoryCorner, 2:00-2:45 PM
Ryan SanAngelo, musician and author of Spaghetti Eddie and Bye Bye Balloon, will be on hand to present a lively musical performance that is filled with original songs about Ryan’s books, the importance of reading, nutrition, and other kid-related topics. Ages 4-10.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED online at danburylibrary.org, or call 203-797-4528.
Sing Me A Story! Thursday, December 5, 10:15-11:00 AM, StoryCorner
Early Childhood Music Specialist, Nancy Hershatter, M.Ed. will perform an energetic, joyful and interactive program for ages 2-6. Song and spoken word will be woven together, drawing from the best in children’s literature. Some examples of stories that will be sung or told are Owl Moon by Jane Yolen, The Marvelous Toy by Tom Paxton and Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson.
Fun and Games Storytime
Friday, December 6, 2013
10:15 AM -11:15 AM
Stimulate your pre-readers interest in reading and math at our Fun and Games storytime. Children will hear a short story and then be directed to tables with their caregiver where there will be fun and educational puzzles and games for pre-readers. The games will be done with parent supervision and will focus on pre-reading skills. Registration is recommended at www.danburylibrary.org click on events. Games provided by funds from the Vera Sievert Memorial Fund.
Hodgepodge: Creative Kids Make Things Class
Wednesday, December 11 - 4- 5p.m. - StoryCorner - for grades 2-5
Design your fantasy or holiday room in a box.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED online at danburylibrary.org or call 203-797-4528.
Holiday DIY Crafts
Drop in between 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Festive crafts are a great way for families to have fun while preparing for the holidays. We’ll provide the materials for kids to make a variety of projects to display in their home or give to grandma as a gift. For children ages 10 and under. Junior Department
Thursday, December 12: Make a holiday decoration in your own tradition
Nutmeg Book Discussions - Grades 4-6 - StoryCorner - 5:45-6:46 PM
Monday, December 16
Wildfire Run by Dee Garretson
Students in grades 4 - 6 are invited to the Danbury Junior Library Nutmeg Book Discussions. Join fellow readers and enjoy refreshments and discuss some of the great books nominated for the 2014 Connecticut Nutmeg Children's Book Award. First 20 Danbury residents to sign up will receive a free copy of the book to keep when they promise to attend the discussion, courtesy of the Friends of the Danbury Library. The books will be available one month in advance.
Announcing Playaway Views® for kids ages 4-8!
With a Playaway View®, you can provide your child with a literacy tool, fuel the imagination and foster a love of stories and learning. No DVDs, downloads, or additional players are needed. Instead, Playaway View® comes pre-loaded with multiple videos; you just have to press play! What a great way to learn and view on the go! Check one out today with your ADULT Danbury Library card at the Junior Department Service Desk. When you’re done, return it to the Junior Service Desk - NO DROP BOX returns!
Museum Passes and Attraction Passes
Get free or reduced admissions to Connecticut attractions, museums and state parks using your adult Danbury Library Card! As of June 13th, a check deposit is no longer necessary!
Click here for full details and the entire museum pass list.
LOOK! We have a new museum pass to the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.