how much traffic is going to my site Descriptions of Perrot Library's Programs for Children | Perrot Memorial Library, Old Greenwich, CT

 

ALL PRESCHOOL-AGE STORYTIMES WILL BE DROP-IN DURING THE SUMMER SESSION

REGISTRATION FOR STUFF & NONSENSE AND SPOTLIGHT PROGRAMS WILL RUN FROM TUESDAY, MAY 27th, THROUGH SATURDAY, JUNE 21st

 

 

PAT-A-CAKE

For Ages: Pre-walking babies

Description: Stories, songs, rhymes, and bounces encourage babies and their caregivers to explore language and pre-literacy skills. Children attend with an adult caregiver.

Duration: 30 minutes

Summer Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required)

*     Mondays at 10 AM on July 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th

 

 

 

EARLY WORDS

For Ages: Walkers ages 12-24 months

Description: Specially designed to develop language and literacy in the very young. Children attend with an adult caregiver.

Duration: 30 minutes

Summer Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required; limited to the first 20 children who arrive)

*     Tuesdays at 10 AM on July 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th

*     Wednesdays at 10 AM, July 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th

*     Thursdays at 10 AM, July 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st

 

 

 

TALES FOR 1s AND 2s

For Ages: 12-36 months

Description: Tunes and tales for one- and two-year-olds. Children attend with an adult caregiver.

Duration: 30 minutes

Summer Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required; no maximum)

*     Mondays at 11 AM, July 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th

 

 

 

2s AND 3s TOGETHER

For Ages: 2- and 3-year-olds

Description: A sampler of stories, songs and fingerplays for two and three-year-olds. Children attend with an adult caregiver.

Duration: 30 minutes

Summer Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required; limited to the first 20 children who arrive)

*     Tuesdays at 11 AM, July 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th

*     Wednesdays at 11 AM, July 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th

*     Thursdays at 11 AM, July 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st

 

 

 

  PJs AT PERROT

For Ages: Families with children aged 3-6

Description: Bring your children (in their pajamas, of course!) for bedtime stories, songs, and fun.  Children attend with an adult caregiver.

Duration: 30 minutes

Winter/Spring Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required)

*     Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 PM, January 28th through May 1st. No programs on 2/11, 2/18, 2/20, 4/15, or 4/17.

Summer Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required; no maximum)

*     Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 PM, July 8th, 10th, 15th, 17th, 22nd, 24th, 29th, and 31st

 

 

 

SING WITH ME

For Ages: Families with children of all ages

Description: A family sing-along program with live music! Featuring guitarist Mr. Jim. Children attend with an adult caregiver.

Duration: 30 minutes

Winter/Spring Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required)

*     Tuesdays at 4 PM on May 6th and May 27th.

Summer Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required; no maximum)

*     Dates TBA

 

 

 

 

 FUN FOR 4s AND 5s

For Ages: 4- and 5-year-olds (pre-Kindergarten)

Description: Rhymes, songs, and book-sharing. Children attend independently; however, parents and caregivers must remain in the Children's Department for the duration of the program.

Duration: 30 minutes

Summer Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required; no maximum)

*     Mondays at 1 PM on July 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th

 

 

 

STUFF AND NONSENSE

For Ages: For children entering Grade 1

Description: Books, stories, songs-- and arts and crafts, too! Children attend independently.

Duration: 60 minutes

Summer Offerings: By registration only

*     Mondays at 4 PM on July 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th

 

 

SPOTLIGHT

For Ages: For children entering Grades 2, 3, and 4

Description: Kids will explore a high-interest subject in story and craft. The theme of this program changes each session. Children attend independently.

Duration: 60 minutes

Summer Offerings: By registration only

*     Wednesdays at 4 PM on July 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th

 

 

 

YOUNG YOUNG CRITICS' CLUB (Y2C2)

For Ages: Kids entering Grades 4 and 5

Description: Book sharing for serious young book lovers! By special application only. [CLUB IS FULL FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR]

Duration: 60 minutes

Winter/Spring Offerings: By registration/special application only [CLUB IS CURRENTLY FULL]

*     Tuesdays at 4 PM on January 21st, February 4th, February 18th, March 4th, March 19th, April 1st, and April 22nd.

Summer Offerings: By registration/special application only [Applications for the 2014-15 school year will be available May 1st]

*     Tuesdays at 4 PM on July 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th

 

 

 

 

YOUNG CRITICS' CLUB (YCC)

For Ages: Kids entering Grades 6, 7, and 8

Description: Book talks and book sharing for Young Adult readers. For AVID readers! By special application only. [CLUB IS FULL FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR]

Duration: 75 minutes 

Winter/Spring Offerings: By registration/special application only [CLUB IS CURRENTLY FULL]

*     Fridays at 4 PM on January 17th, January 31st, February 21st, March 14th, March 28th, April 11th, and April 25th.

Winter/Spring Offerings: By registration/special application only [CLUB IS FULL FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR; Applications accepted for the waiting list only]

*     Fridays at 4 PM on July 11th, 18th, and 25th

 

 

 

STORYTIME IN ITALIAN

For Ages: All ages welcome

Description: Songs and stories in Italian. For native speakers. Children attend with an adult caregiver. If you would like to contact the organizers of this program, please e-mail webmaster@perrotlibrary.org.

Duration: 30 minutes

Winter/Spring Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required)

*     Tuesdays at 4 PM on January 28th, February 25th, March 25th, April 29th, and May 20th.

Summer Offerings: No programs planned

 

 

 

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME IN JAPANESE

For Ages: 2 to 4.

Description: Stories and songs in Japanese. For native speakers. Children attend with an adult caregiver. If you would like to contact the organizers of this program, please e-mail webmaster@perrotlibrary.org.

Duration: 30 minutes

Summer Offerings: No programs planned

 

 

STORYTIME IN JAPANESE

Description: Stories and songs in Japanese. For native speakers. Children attend with an adult caregiver. If you would like to contact the organizers of this program, please e-mail webmaster@perrotlibrary.org.

Duration: 40 minutes

Winter/Spring Offerings: Drop-in (no advance registration required)

*     Thursdays at 3:30 PM on January 9th, January 23rd, February 27th, March 6th, March 20th, April 10th, April 24th, May 8th, May 22nd, and June 12th.

Summer Offerings: No programs planned

 

 

 

 

A NOTE ABOUT DROP-IN PROGRAMS

Please plan to arrive several minutes prior to the start time of drop-in programs to allow time to park (additional parking is available on Arch Street and Laddins Rock Road), enter the building, and make a nametag for your child.

 

 

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