Fall 2012 Programs

Ages: 5-12

Halloween Spooktacular

When: Wednesday, October 24 at 3:30pm.
Ages: under 12
Details: Join us for our annual Halloween Craft Party. Registration is not required.

Read to Rover

When: Wednesday, November 7 at 4:00pm, Wednesday December 5 at 4:00 PM.
Ages: 5-10
Details: The "Read to Rover" program has shown that children who are learning to read feel more relaxed and less self-conscious when reading to animals. Reading to these specially trained dogs can enhance self-esteem by offering non-judgemental, non-threatening attention. Registration is required. Call 594-1800 ext. 107 or sign up in the Children's Room.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover and Pet Show

When: Wednesday, November 28 at 6pm.
Ages: 3-12
Details: Sign up to enjoy the grooming area, agility courses, and special awards in the Pet Show. Afterwards, leave your furry friend here at the libary for a sleepover. We'll post pictures in the Children's Room and online so you can see what they did overnight at the library! Registration begins October 1. Register in the Children's Room or call 594-1800 ext 107.

American Girl Holiday Tea Party

When: Wednesday, December 12 at 6pm.
Ages: 5-12
Details: Our fourth annual party features crafts, games, and surprises. Our guests are asked to dress for "tea" and to bring their special dolls to the party. Registration begins November 1.

After- School Antics

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
When: Wednesdays at 4:00 P.M.
Ages: 5-12
Details: Games, Tales, Crafts and Fun for Ages 5-12. No registration needed.
For more information: Chicopee Public Library Children's Room, 594-1800 x107
Dates:September 12; October 17; November 14.

Lego Block Parties

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Community Room
When: 3:30 PM
Ages: 6-12
Details: Make Lego creations with friends and have a snack. Please register in advance.
For more information: Chicopee Public Library Children's Room, 594-1800 x107
Dates:Wednesday, September 25; Thursday, October 11; Tuesday, November 13; Tuesday December 4.

Little Ones Lapsit

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
When: Thursdays at 10:30 A.M.
Ages: 9-24 months Details:Pre-registration is required for this 4 week session. Come join the Children's Department Staff and discover the fun that happens when you read and play with your baby. Registration weeks are August 27 - 31 and October 9-12.
For more information: Chicopee Public Library Children's Room, 594-1800 x107
Dates:Session 1: September 13, 20, and 27; Session 2: October 18 and 25, and November 1 and 8.

Music and Movement

Where: Chicopee Public Library - Community Room
Time: Fridays, 10:30 A.M.  
Ages: Ages 5 and under
Details: Dance, Sing, and Move!
For more information: Chicopee Public Library Children's Room, 594-1800 x107
Dates:September 21; October 5 and 19; November 2, 16, and 30.

Pajama Story Time

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
When: Thursdays at 6:30 P.M.
Ages:Family/All ages
Details: Pajama Story Time is an evening family program. It is held on Thursday evenings @ 6:30 and no registration is required. Children are encouraged to wear their favorite pajamas and join us for stories and crafts. This is a wonderful opportunity to visit the library as a family.
For more information: Chicopee Public Library Children's Room, 594-1800 x107
Dates:September 20; October 4 and 18; November 1, 15, and 29.

Preschool Story Time

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
Time: Every other Tuesday at 10:30 A.M.  
Ages:2.5 - 6
Details: Preschool story times are on Tuesday mornings at 10:30am. This traditional story time is designed for children ages 2.5 to 6 years of age and features entertaining picture books, finger-plays, songs, movement activities and theme-related crafts to take home. This program is an ideal experience for children prior to entering school as well as those currently in pre-school. No registration required.
For more information: Chicopee Public Library Children's Room, 594-1800 x107
Dates:September 11 and 25; October 9 and 23; November 6 and 20; December 4.

Terrific Twos

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
When: Wednesdays at 10:30 A.M.
Ages: 24-36 months Details:Terrific Twos is a four-week program with registration required. This playtime/ storytime program will focus on the 2 years old child's special energy and sense of wonder. Children must be between 24-36 months. Registration weeks are August 27 -31 for session 1, and October 9-12 4-7 for session 2.
For more information: Chicopee Public Library Children's Room, 594-1800 x107
Dates: Session 1: September 12, 19, and 26; Session 2: October 17, 24, and 31; November 7.

Walk - In Crafts

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
When: Wednesdays or Thursdays at 3:30 PM
Ages: 5 and up
Details: Come do a seasonal craft! No registration is required.
Dates:
  • October 30 - Halloween Craft
  • November 8 - Fall Craft
  • December 19 - Holiday Craft

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