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Children's Events


Children's events include musical productions, puppeteers, plays and other types of programs targeted toward children ages 3 to 8. Performances are held 4 to 5 times per year in the Cole Auditorium on Saturday afternoons. Tickets are free and are available on a "first come first serve" basis starting at noon on the day of the performance in the lobby of the Cole Auditorium. Performances begin at 2 pm and usually last 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Please contact Kirsten Pitts or Julia Dunn for more information.


Children's Events

Silly Song Sing-a-Long with Edward Leonard

When: Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends and Staff of the Cos Cob Library invite one and all to a music program featuring Edward Leonard. Act silly, dance, and sing along as Edward presents a mix of popular children's songs, interactive musical games, dance, movement, and rhythms for children 9 years and under and their families. Don't miss the fun!

Fun with Rhythms Drum Circle - Ed Leonard

When: Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends and Staff of Cos Cob Library present a special drumming program with, musician, Edward Leonard. Children are welcome to make some noise during this educational drum circle. Fun with Rhythms is designed to teach children the fundamentals of music and rhythm while playing creative, interactive rhythm games. Kids will learn about and play drums and hand percussion instruments from around the world. This program is intended for children ages 5 and up. Registration begins on September 10th. Enrollment is limited to 25 so sign up early!

Kismet Yoga for Pre-Schoolers

When: Thursday, October 01, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library host Kismet Yoga for a session of yoga exercises intended for little ones, ages 2 1/2-4 years. Partner with your little one for "animated yoga poses, games, music and breathing exercises." Please stop in and sign up at the desk or call us at 203-622-6883 to reserve a spot. Reservations begin on September 17th Limit: 12 children.

Kismet Yoga for Pre-Crawlers!

When: Thursday, October 01, 2015 - 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library host a yoga session for pre-crawlers (6 weeks up to crawling with a caregiver) with Kismet Kids yoga. Instructor, Chiara, says that babies are natural yogis and yoga postures will improve sleeping patterns and aid in digestion, relieving gas and colic. Sign up begins on September 17th.

Critter Caravan Mammal and Reptile Show

When: Saturday, October 03, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends and Staff of Cos Cob Library present Critter Caravan, an exotic mammal and reptile show! Expect to see some special animals including a chinchilla, hedgehog, angora rabbit, lizard, tortoise, snake, and guinea pig. This is our first visit by Critter Caravan so don't miss the fun!

Kismet Yoga for Pre-Schoolers

When: Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library host Kismet Yoga for a session of yoga exercises intended for little ones, ages 2 1/2-4 years. Partner with your little one for "animated yoga poses, games, music and breathing exercises." Please stop in and sign up at the desk or call us at 203-622-6883 to reserve a spot. Reservations begin on October 1st. Preference will be given to those who have not attended a class. Prior attendees will be placed on a waitlist. Limit: 12 children.

Kismet Yoga for Pre-Crawlers!

When: Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library host a yoga session for pre-crawlers (6 weeks up to crawling with a caregiver) with Kismet Kids yoga. Instructor, Chiara, says that babies are natural yogis and yoga postures will improve sleeping patterns and aid in digestion, relieving gas and colic. Sign up begins on October 1st.

Drop-in Family Craft with Allison: Shrinky Dinks

When: Saturday, October 31, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Where: Byram Shubert Library at Community Room

Join Allison to make ---Shrinky Dinks---Shrinky Dinks are a children's toy/activity kit consisting of large flexible sheets which, when heated in an oven, shrink to small hard plates without altering their color or shape.

Kismet Yoga for Pre-Schoolers

When: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library host Kismet Yoga for a session of yoga exercises intended for little ones, ages 2 1/2-4 years. Partner with your little one for "animated yoga poses, games, music and breathing exercises." Please stop in and sign up at the desk or call us at 203-622-6883 to reserve a spot. Reservations begin on October 29th. Preference will be given to those who have not yet attended a class. Prior attendees will be waitlisted. Limit: 12 children.

Kismet Yoga for Pre-Crawlers!

When: Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library host a yoga session for pre-crawlers (6 weeks up to crawling with a caregiver) with Kismet Kids yoga. Instructor, Chiara, says that babies are natural yogis and yoga postures will improve sleeping patterns and aid in digestion, relieving gas and colic. Sign up begins on October 29th.

Mindful Music with David and Ariadna

When: Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Cos Cob Library at Community Room

The Friends of the Cos Cob Library present a special music program. More information to follow.