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 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

ALL PRESCHOOL AGE PROGRAMS WILL BE DROP-IN DURING THE SUMMER

 

 

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); limited to the first 20 children and their caregivers to sign in before each session

*     Mondays at 10 AM on July 6th, July 14th, July 20th, and July 27th

 

 

 

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 (no advance registration required); limited to the first 20 children and their caregivers to sign in before each session

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

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

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

 

 

 

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 6th, July 14th, July 20th, and July 27th

 

 

 

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 and their caregivers to sign in before each session

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

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

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

 

 

 

  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

*     Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 PM on July 7th, July 9th, July 14th, July 16th, July 21st, July 23rd, July 28th, and July 30th

 

 

 

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 PM on July 2nd, July 16th, August 6th, and August 20th

 

 

 

 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 3 PM on July 6th, July 14th, July 20th, and July 27th

 

 

 

STUFF AND NONSENSE

For Ages: 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 6th, July 13th, July 20th, and July 27th

 

 

 

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 July 8th, July 15th, July 22nd, and July 29th

 

 

 

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. [CLUB IS FULL FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR; APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR ARE AVAILABLE NOW]

Duration: 60 minutes

Summer Offerings: By registration/special application only

*     Tuesdays at 4 PM on July 7th, July 21st, and July 28th. Plus a special meeting on Friday, July 17th, at 4 PM for an author visit

 

 

SPECIAL PROGRAM: CODE A STORY!

For Ages: Children entering Grades 4, 5, and 6

Description: Build an animated, interactive version of a favorite story and be introduced to the magical world of computer coding. No prior experience necessary. Participants must be available to attend all four sessions and must bring their own laptop.

Duration: 60 minutes 

Summer Offerings: By registration only

*     Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 PM on July 7th, July 9th, July 14th, and July 16th

 

 

 

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. [CLUB IS FULL FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR; APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE WAITING LIST ONLY]

Duration: 75 minutes 

Summer Offerings: By registration/special application only

*     Fridays at 4 PM on July 10th, July 17th, July 24th, and July 31st

 

 

 

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: Tuesdays at 4 PM on January 27th, February 24th, March 31st, April 28th, and May 26th.

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

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: Thursdays at 3:30 PM on January 8th, January 22nd, February 5th, February 19th, March 5th, April 9th, April 23rd, May 7th, May 21st, and June 4th

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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