Monday, July 17, 2017

Children's Summer Reading Programs

“Animal Babies”
Come to the library on Monday, July 31 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to hear stories of babies from around the animal kingdom. From ducklings to puppies, cubs to kittens, we will meet a plethora of cute little friends. Participants will have the opportunity to help a mother duck find her babies and try to match baby to its parent. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.
“Story Time – If you’re happy and you know it”
Bounce on into the library on Tuesday, August 1 from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. to celebrate all the many things that make people happy! Patrons of all ages are invited to an energetic half-hour program of exciting stories, frolicking finger plays and sensational songs. Each week, one lucky patron will win a special raffle prize. No registration is required for this drop-in program.
“Puppet Play Puppet Show”
Come to the library on Wednesday. August 2 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and join Gerwick Puppets for a musical mystery adventure. During this fun loving program, participants will follow two children as they try to solve the mystery of the disappearing pile of wood. Full of music and fun, this performance will have audiences eager to solve the mystery. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.
“Craft Time – Design your own wrist pouch”
Come to the library on Thursday, August 3 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. or 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. to create your own wrist pouch. During this program, patrons will be able to create their own fun design using fabric markers. Each session is open to 70 participants. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

Monday, July 10, 2017

Children's Summer Reading Programs

“Ocean Fun Book Bingo”
Visit the library on Monday, July 24 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to play a fun picture version of the popular game. Every participant will win and be able to choose books from our special selection table. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

“Story Time – Hair Raising Fun”
Come to the library on Tuesday, July 25 from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. to hear exciting stories of hair gone crazy. Patrons of all ages are invited to an energetic half-hour program of exciting stories, frolicking finger plays and sensational songs. Each week, one lucky patron will win a special raffle prize. No registration is required for this drop-in program.

“Matt Heaton in Concert”
Join musician Matt Heaton at the library on Wednesday, July 26 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for a fun and energetic musical concert. During this performance, audience members will be treated to a mix of familiar classics, such as 5 little monkeys jumping on the bed, as well as original music. This performance contains songs done in a mix of different styles including: rockabilly, surf, American roots and Irish traditional music. This enchanting program will have audience members dancing in their seats. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. This program is being sponsored by The Friends of the Londonderry Leach Library. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

“Craft Time – Decorate your own 3-D Butterfly”
Come to the library on Thursday, July 27 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. or 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. to design your own 3-D butterfly. During this program, patrons will be able to decorate their butterfly using markers and other materials. Each session is open to 70 participants. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Children’s Summer Reading Programs

“Slow and Steady”
Meander into the library on Monday, July 17 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to hear stories of some of the slowest animals in the world. From a sleepy sloth to a patient tortoise, we will be in no hurry to finish these stories. We will even have a race to see who the slowest animal is. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.
“Story Time – Tiki Time”
Cruise into the library on Tuesday, July 18 from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. to hear stories of beaches, sand and surf. Patrons of all ages are invited to an energetic half-hour program of exciting stories, frolicking finger plays and sensational songs. Each week, one lucky patron will win a special raffle prize. No registration is required for this drop-in program.
“Benjamin the Juggler”
Come to the library on Wednesday, July 19 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for a program full of juggling fun with master juggler Benjamin. Participants will be amazed by Benjamin’s humorous and fun-filled entertainment. With lots of audience participation and thrilling juggling feats, this show will leave the audience wanting more. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. This program is being sponsored by The Friends of the Londonderry Leach Library. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.
“Craft Time – Create your own felt puppet”
Come to the library on Thursday, July 20 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. or 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. to design your own fuzzy friend. During this program, patrons will be able to decorate their puppets using fabric markers and other materials. Each session is open to 70 participants. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Upcoming Children's Room Programs

“Wonders of the World”
Travel around the world at the library on Monday July 10, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. During this program, participants will hear stories from the many places where wonders of the world reside. There will even be a chance for participants to guess if a wonder is Ancient, Modern or Natural. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program
“Story Time – Roundup” 
Gallop into the library on Tuesday, July 11 from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. to hear stories of horses big and small. Patrons of all ages are invited to an energetic half-hour program of exciting stories, frolicking finger plays and sensational songs. Each week, one lucky patron will win a special raffle prize. No registration required for this drop in program.
“Amazing Animal Adaptations” 
Join Wildlife Encounters at the library on Wednesday, July 12 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for their Amazing Animal Adaptations program. Participants will have a chance to visit with amazing animals and learn how their adaptations make them built for their environment. During this exciting program, participants will learn about how different animals changed over hundreds of years to help them thrive in their home environments. Live animals visitors may include a poison dart frog, Brazilian rainbow boa, Caiman lizard and Moluccan cockatoo (live animals). To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. This program is being sponsored by The Friends of the Londonderry Leach Library. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.
“Craft Time – Paint your own wind chimes” 
Come to the library on Thursday, July 13 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. or 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. to paint fun birdhouse themed wind chimes. During this program, patrons will be able paint their wind chimes using a variety of colors of paint. Each session is open to 70 participants. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127.  Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Children’s Summer Reading Programs

“Shark Tales” 
Jump into stories about some of the most impressive fish in the sea at the library on Monday, July 3, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. During this adventurous program we will meet sharks of many sizes and hear about some of their very fascinating characteristics. Participants will have a chance to play a “Guess Who” game with sharks and help a shark find his way home. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

“Camp Out”
Come to the library on Wednesday, July 5, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to hear stories of the great outdoors. Summertime is a great time to get out and go camping. Participants will gather around our campfire to hear stories of camping trips, forest friends and wild adventures. During this fun-filled program we may try to make a rainstorm and sing some rousing camp songs. Each participant will leave with a bright fabric visor; perfect for keeping the sun out of their eyes on their next trip. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

“Craft Time – Design your own canvas apron” 
Come to the library on Thursday, July 6 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. or 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. to decorate your own fun apron. During this program, patrons will be able to decorate their aprons using fabric markers.  Each session is open to 70 participants. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Children’s Summer Reading Programs

“Summer Fun Book Bingo”
Visit the library on Monday, June 26 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to play a fun picture version of the popular game. Every participant will win and be able to choose books from our special selection table. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.
“Story Time – Animal Homes”
Come to the library on Tuesday, June 27 from 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. to hear stories of the many different places animals call home. Patrons of all ages are invited to an energetic half-hour program of exciting stories, frolicking finger plays and sensational songs. Each week, one lucky patron will win a special raffle prize. No registration is required for this drop-in program.

Storybook Tales Theater”
Join the Bright Star Theater company at the library on Wednesday, June 28 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for their performance Storybook Tales. Get ready to laugh out loud as engaging performers bring the stories of Pinocchio and Robin Hood to life in unforgettable fashion. Filled with audience participation and lots of humor, this production will leave audience members shouting for more.  Registration is required. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

“Craft Time – Create your own foam mosaic mirror”
Come to the library on Thursday, June 29 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. or 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. to create your own foam mosaic mirror. During this program, patrons will be able to design their mirror using self-adhesive foam shapes. Each session is open to 70 participants. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127. Registration is required and begins the Thursday prior to the program.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Children's Summer Reading Program Kickoff

“Barn Raising with Huckle Cat”
 Kick-off the summer with an old fashioned barn raising celebration at the library on Tuesday, June 20, Wednesday, June 21, and Thursday, June 22 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. During these fun-filled programs, we will hear stories of life on the farm and the many animals and machines to be found there. Participants may learn a fun dance and we will round out our celebration with an energetic rendition of Old MacDonald. There will be plenty of time for a hug and picture with Huckle and our tractor. Each participant will receive a fun bandana and will also be entered into a raffle for a chance to win an exciting prize bag. Advance registration is required. To register, stop by the Children’s Room, or call 432-1127 beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 15. This program is being sponsored by The Friends of the Londonderry Leach Library.