Children's Events

Greenwich Library hosts a number of fun, engaging and educational children's events.

Main Library Children’s Events

Pre-registered program. See calendar for session details.

  • Greenwich Library Children’s Room
    Thursdays 9:45 AM and 1:15 PM
    Fall Session I: Thursdays September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27
    (registration begins 08/29/16)
    Fall Session II: November 10, 17, December 1, 8, 15
    (registration begins 10/11/16)

Pre-registered program for infants up to 12 months and a caregiver. Babies enjoy nursery rhymes, simple stories, songs, finger plays and movements. Take home a folder filled with the words and songs so the fun can continue at home. Program limited to 20 babies. Preference given to Greenwich Library cardholders.

For information call the Children’s Room at 203-622-7940.

Mondays at 10:30am
Greenwich Library Children’s Room
September 12, 19, 26
October 3, 17, 24, 31
November 7, 14, 28
December 5
Drop-program designed for toddlers 12-24 months with a parent/caregiver. Enjoy simple stories, songs, movement and finger plays. A great way to introduce children to the wonderful world of books. For more information, please call the Children’s Room at 203-622-7940.

  • Tuesdays at 10:30am
    September 6, 13, 20, 27
    October 4, 11, 18, 25
    November 1, 8, 15, 29
    December 6
    Greenwich Library Children’s Room
    Please check back for Fall dates
  • Wednesdays at 10:30am
    Greenwich Library Children’s Room
    September 7, 14, 21, 28
    October 5, 12, 19, 26
    November 2, 9, 16, 30
    December 7

Drop-in program for 2 and 3 year-olds with a parent/caregiver. Stories, songs and finger plays to encourage a love of books and early language development. No registration.

For more information call 203-622-7940.

Select Saturdays each month at 10:30 AM
Greenwich Library Children’s Room
September 10, October 1, October 22, November 12, December 3
3, 4, 5 year olds
Join us in the Children’s Room for songs and stories during Mother Goose Storytime. A monthly Saturday program for babies, toddlers and pre-school children. No registration, just drop-in and enjoy the fun! For more information, please call the Children’s Room at 203-622-7940.

  • 10:00am
    Greenwich Library Children’s Room
    (Saturday) Please check back for Fall dates

Children age 2–5 will enjoy singing, music and movement with musical instruments.

For more information, please call the Children’s Room 203-622-7940.

  • Monthly on Tuesdays 4—4:45pm
    Greenwich Library Children’s Room
    September 13, October 11, November 15, December 13

Stories, songs and craft program designed for 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Children make their own craft to take home. No registration required but space is limited. Please come early and sign in at the Children’s Room desk.

  • Thursdays 11:00—11:30am
    September 8, 15, 22, 29
    October 6, 13, 20, 27
    November 3, 10, 17
    December 1, 8

Join us for a Spanish and English story time. Toddlers and preschoolers sing songs, listen to stories and enjoy this bilingual program.

For more information, please call the Children’s Room at 203-622-7940.

  • Monthly on Wednesdays 4-5pm, September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7
    Children’s Constellation Room

October 5 selections are the Greenwich Reads Together companion book for children Blackout by John Rocco and Judy Moody & Stink: The Big Bad Blackout by Megan McDonald.

A pre-registered program for children in grades 2 and 3 who are reading independently. Join us for a book discussion, fun activities and a snack. Register and pick up a copy of the book at the Children’s Room desk.

For more information call 203-622-7940.

Previous Bookworms Reading

  • Monthly on Thursdays 4:30–5:30 PM, September 8, October 6, November 3, December 8
    Greenwich Library 2nd Floor Meeting Room

October 6 Jr. Book Club selection is the Greenwich Reads Together companion book for young adults The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau

A pre-registered program for grades 4 to 6. Join us for a book discussion, snacks and activities. Register and pick up a copy of the book at the Children’s Room desk.

For more information, please call 203-622-7940.

Previous Book Club Reading

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Children’s Events

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Children’s Events

Choose a book and get acquainted with a dog and its owner. Practice or show off your reading skills. The dogs are great listeners and appreciate story-telling. Ages 5-12.

All are welcome to enjoy musicians and artists who demonstrate music from around the world.

Learn the basics, new strategies, or play with an award winning champion.

A program of simple songs, read aloud and a craft which is geared to children ages 2-5.

Book Wizards is a book club for 4th-6th graders and meets one Monday each month from 5:30-6:30pm, pizza included! Registration required. Facilitator: Jeanne Altman.

We currently offer 2 Toddler time sessions, pre-school/craft programs and baby lap sit sessions. Check our calendar or call (203) 622-6883 for a schedule. Registration is usually required for these programs. Each session lasts approximately 6 -7 weeks.

We offer weekly Spanish Storytime sessions on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 run by Myriam Serricchio who introduces new vocabulary words effortlessly through books, music, movement and simple craft projects.