Kid’s Events

2019 Children’s Programs

*NEW* Click here to see our January – May Events

Registration for all of our events is required, so call us at 973-227-3575 or email Miss Jaime at O’Donnell@ffpl.org to sign up.

Early Childhood:
*NEW* Baby Lapsit (0 – 12mo): Every Tuesday at 10am
*NEW TIME* Book Babies (1 – 3yr): Every Tuesday at 10:45

Pre-K Storytime (3 – 5yr): Every Monday at 2pm & every Thursday at 4pm
Evening Storytime PreK-K+Every Tuesday at 6:30pm
Music Together:
Fridays at 10:15am:
Jan 11, Feb 1, Mar 8, Apr 5, & May 10
Saturdays at 10:15am: Jan 12, Feb 16, Mar 16, Apr 13, & May 11
Music & Movement w/ Miss Jolie:
Select Dates at 10:15am: 
Saturday, February 23; Tuesday, March 19; & Saturday, April 6

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten: Any child who has not yet entered Kindergarten and whose family has an up-to-date Fairfield library card (Paid memberships included) can sign up for this program. You will receive an information package with First 100 Books log, book lists, and more! Library attendance is encouraged but not required. At each hundred-book milestone, your child will receive a small incentive. The program ends when your child has reached 1,000 books!

Reoccurring Events:
Beginner Guitar (Grades 4-6): Saturdays at 11am | January 12 to February 2nd. Bring your own acoustic guitar and learn the basics of guitar from certified instructor, Marcus Diaz.

Movie Monday at 7pm | Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4, Apr 8, & May 6. Enjoy popcorn & a family movie each month!

Homework Help: Tuesdays 4-5pm | January 8 – May 28. Students in K-6th are encouraged to partner with our teen volunteers at weekly homework help sessions.

Paws for Reading: 
Select Tuesdays at 4pm | Jan 29, Feb 26, Mar 26, Apr 30, & May 21. New and improving readers are welcomed to read their favorite books to a certified therapy dog during this hour-long event.

Craft for a Cause (Grades 4-6): Select Thursdays at 6pm | Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 14, Apr 4, & May 9. Craft a special project each month for a local charity or important cause.

Game Night: Select Thursdays at 7pm | Jan 31, Feb 21, Mar 28, Apr 18, & May 16. Board games, Video Games, and Minute-To-Win-It challenges to be enjoyed each month!

LEGO Fridays (K+): 
Twice monthly at 4pm | Jan 4 & 18, Feb 1 & 15, Mar 1 & 15, Apr 5 & 26, & May 3 & 17. Free build with LEGO bricks & have creations displayed in the Children’s Room

RESOURCES
Book Lists and Read-alikes
Storyline Online