Fall 2014 Programs

Special Events

Toto the Tornado Kitten

When: Wednesday, October 15 at 3:30 PM
Ages: All ages
Details: Oh, Toto! Where did you go? Join us for Jonathan Hall's reading of his new book and meet the star Toto the cat.

Mr. Vinny's Shadow Puppet Show

When: Saturday, October 18 at 11 AM.
Ages: All ages
Details: Come and enjoy this energetic and interactive performance!!

Halloween Spooktacular

When: Wednesday, October 22 at 3 PM.
Ages: All ages
Details: Crafts, games, food, and ghoulish fun! Wear your costumes!!

Stuffed Animal Pet Show and Toy Sleepover

When: Wednesday, November 19 at 6 PM.
Ages: 3 and up
Details: This year we're having a sock hop! Registration is required. Register in the Children's Room or call 594-1800 ext 4.

American Girl Holiday Tea Party

When: Wednesday, December 10 at 6 PM
Ages: 5 and up
Details: Bring your favorite doll and join us for crafts, games, and refreshments. For ages 5 and up. Registration is required. Register in the Children's Room or call 594-1800 ext 4.

Fall Programs

Read to Rover

When:Thursday, October 16 at 6 PM with Sadie; Wednesdays, October 29, November 12, and December 3 with Stanley.
Ages: 5-10
Details: Stanley will wear his Halloween costume on October 29! 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. 4 or sign up in the Children's Room.

Pajama Story Time

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
When:Thursdays at 6:30 PM: October 9 & 23 (Halloween Party); November 6 & 20; December 11 (Christmas Party).
Ages:3 and up
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 x4

Preschool Story Time

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
When: Tuesdays at 10:30 AM: September 30; October 14 & 28 (Halloween Party); November 18; December 2 & 16.  
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 x4

Walk - In Craft- Holiday Craft

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
When: Wednesday, December 17 at 3:30 PM
Ages: 5 and up
Details: Come do a seasonal craft! No registration is required.

Lego Block Parties

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Community Room
When: Wednesday, October 8 at 3:30 PM; Thursday, November 13 at 3:30 PM, & Monday December 15 at 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 x4

Music and Movement

Where: Chicopee Public Library - Community Room
When: Fridays at 10:30 AM: October 10 & 24; November 7 & 21; December 12. 
Ages: Ages 5 and under
Details: Dance, Sing, and Move!
For more information: Chicopee Public Library Children's Room, 594-1800 x4

Little Ones Lapsit

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
When: Thursdays at 10:30 AM
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 week is October 14 - 17.
For more information: Chicopee Public Library Children's Room, 594-1800 x4
Dates:October 23 & 30; November 6 & 13.

Terrific Twos

Where: Chicopee Main Library - Children's Room
When: Wednesdays at 10:30 AM
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 week is October 14 - 17.
For more information: Chicopee Public Library Children's Room, 594-1800 x4
Dates: October 21 & 29; November 5 & 12.

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