Children

Location & Contact

Welles-Turner
Memorial Library

2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033

GET DIRECTIONS


Main
Lending
Reference
Children

860-652-7719
860-652-7719
860-652-7720
860-652-7718


Hours

Mon, Tue, Thu 9am-9pm
Wed 12pm-9pm
Fri 9am-6pm | Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm
(Closed Sun, mid-May – Labor Day)

Right Col img

banner

Children

Welcome! We are proud to be a part of your child’s literacy and learning experiences. We offer a variety of materials, programs and services for children from birth through grade 6. We strive to encourage and enhance a life-long love of reading and learning. We hope you’ll spend some time browsing our links and reading about all that we have to offer. Most importantly, we hope you will visit us often.

Upcoming Events

Together Time Tales Logo-copyright Karen's Kids

Together Time Tales

Who: Familes with children ages 6 & under
When: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: 10-10:45am
Place: Children's Story Room

Everyone is invited to put down the technology and fully participate in this family-oriented storytime that is fun for young and old. A simple craft will follow each themed storytime. Together Time Tales is offered the second Saturday of the month through May 2019. No registration is needed.

Toddler Dancing-copyright demphoto/Fotolia.com

Girl Dancing-copyright Melissa King-Fotolia.comWee Rock!

Who: Families with children ages birth to 5
When: Second Friday of each month,
September 14, 2018-May 10, 2019
Time: 10:30-11:15am
Place: Library's Friends Room

Move and groove to your favorite kids’ tunes! During this noisy 45 minutes of songs, dance and fingerplays, everyone in the room should be prepared to join the fun. No registration needed.

Tinkerlab Light Bulb

Tinkerlab

Who: Families with children ages 5 & under
When: Fridays, September 21-December 7, 2018
(except second Friday each month)
Time: 10:30am-12noon
Place: Children's Story Room

Friday mornings in the Children’s Department are set aside as a time for toddlers and preschoolers to explore literacy, art, science and math with their caregivers. Stations are set up for little ones to learn at their own pace as they play. Adults must stay and participate with their children. Tinkerlab is held every Friday morning (except the second Friday of the month) from 10:30am-12noon. This is a drop-in program ~ no registration is needed.

Bedtime Stories

Who: Families with children ages 6 & under
When: Tuesdays, September 25-October 30, 2018
Time: 6:30-7pm
Place: Children's Story Room

Come to the library in your pajamas and enjoy some stories, rhymes and songs with Miss Meg. No registration is needed. Themes:

September 25 ~ Fall is Here
October 2 ~ Autumn Animals
October 9 ~ Apples and Pumpkins
October 16 ~ Time for Soup
October 23 ~ Hibernation
October 30 ~ Not-So-Scary Stories

Girl Reading to Teddy Bear-copyright Jenko Ataman/Fotolia.com

 

 

For all library events, see the CALENDAR.

 

Images on this page subject to copyright; used with permission.