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

 

View our Summer 2016 program schedule

All preschool-age programs will be DROP-IN during the summer

Spaces are still available in Stuff & Nonsense and Spotlight- call to register your child!

 

 

PAT-A-CAKE

For Ages: Birth-12 months

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 11th, July 18th, July 25th, and August 1st

 

 

 

EARLY WORDS

For 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; Limited to the first 20 children/caregivers to arrive and sign in

*     Tuesdays at 10 AM on July 5th, July 12th, July 19th, and July 26th

*     Wednesdays at 10 AM on July 6th, July 13th, July 20th, and July 27th

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

 

 

 

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 on July 11th, July 18th, July 25th, and August 1st

 

 

 

2s AND 3s TOGETHER

For Ages: 2- and 3-year-olds

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

Duration: 30 minutes

Summer Offerings: Drop-in; Limited to the first 20 children/caregivers to arrive and sign in

*     Tuesdays at 11 AM on July 5th, July 12th, July 19th, and July 26th

*     Wednesdays at 11 AM on July 6th, July 13th, July 20th, and July 27th

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

 

 

 

  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

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

    NEW TIME! Tuesdays ONLY at 6:00 PM on July 5th, July 12th, July 19th, and July 2th

 

 

 

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

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

*    Thursdays at 4:30 PM on June 9th, August 4th, and August 11th

 

 

 

 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 maximum

*     Mondays at 3 PM on July 11th, July 18th, July 25th, and August 1st

 

 

 

STUFF AND NONSENSE

For Ages: Children entering Kindergarten and 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 11th, July 18th, July 25th, and August 1st

 

 

 

NEW! MAKE IT! @ PERROT

For Ages: Children entering Grades 1-5

Description: We provide a theme and materials, you bring your imagination! Children attend independently.

Duration: 60 minutes

Summer Offerings: Drop-in; Limited to the first 20 children to arrive and sign in

*     Thursdays at 4 PM on July 7th (LEGO: build a creation to display in the library), July 14th (Collage: create a mixed-media collage on a theme), and July 21st (3D craft creation: build a 3D object on a theme)

 

 

 

SPOTLIGHT

For Ages: 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 January 27th, February 3rd, February 17th, and February 24th

 

 

 

YOUNG YOUNG CRITICS' CLUB (Y2C2)

For Ages: Children entering Grades 4 and 5

Description: Book sharing for serious young book lovers! By special application only. Y2C2 is now FULL for the 2016-2017 school year

Duration: 60 minutes

Summer Offerings: By registration/special application only

*     Tuesdays at 4 PM on July 5th, July 12th, July 19th, and July 26th

 

 

 

YOUNG CRITICS' CLUB (YCC)

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

Description: Book talks and book sharing for Young Adult readers. For AVID readers! By special application only. YCC is now FULL for the 2016-2017 school year

Duration: 75 minutes 

Summer Offerings: By registration/special application only

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

 

 

 

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

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

*     No programs planned

 

 

 

STORYTIME IN JAPANESE

For Ages: All ages welcome

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 7th, January 21st, February 4th, February 18th, March 3rd, March 17th, April 7th, April 21st, May 5th, and June 2nd

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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