Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Stuffed animals having a party!
Stuffed animals having a party!

Thanks for a great Stuffed Animal Sleepover!

To view the pictures of the stuffed animal shenanigans, visit our Flickr page.  Those who dropped off stuffed animals can come pick them up any time!

If you're curious about what books we read, it was Waiting is Not Easy by Mo Willems and Here comes Santa Cat by Deborah Underwood.

Winter Classics

image courtesy of imdb.com
image courtesy of imdb.com

Fridays at 10 am

Join us for short family-friendly classic winter films. Drop-in. All ages.

Friday, December 12th: Frosty the Snowman (NR, running time 48 minutes)

Friday, December 19th:  A Charlie Brown Christmas (NR, running time 25 minutes)

In the Louise Parker Berry Community Room.

2014 Holiday Gift Giving Guide

A preview of our guide!
A preview of our guide!

Feeling uninspired and overwhelmed by holiday shopping this year?

Check out a list of suggestions curated by the Children's Librarians! Our favorite books, toys, games, and more are sure to make your loved ones smile this year.

Find great gifts for ages birth to 12!

If you want it in a video format, we can supply that too.

Minecraft Fridays

Minecrafters unite!
Minecrafters unite!

Fridays, December 5th and 19th from 4 to 6 p.m.

Back by popular demand! Join us in the Children's Library as we present opportunities to build and collaborate in Minecraft.

Grades 3-6. Drop-in.

Parents can find further information about Minecraft and Minecraft Fridays here.

Visit the Fairfield County Minecraft Website for even more information.

Frozen Sing-Along

Come sing Frozen with us!
Come sing Frozen with us!

Tuesday, December 30th at 1pm

Join us for the sing-along version of Frozen. There will be costumes, a wintry photo booth, props and much more. We encourage you to come in costume! Watch the trailer here.

All Ages.

Register for the waitlist for this program

In the Louise Parker Berry Community Room.

Noon Year's Eve

image courtesy of flickr user Meaghan Mountford
image courtesy of flickr user Meaghan Mountford

Wednesday, December 31st 11:30am-12:30pm

 

Join us as we countdown to the new year but at a time when your little one can stay up, noon! There will be festive crafts and dancing as we count down to 2015!

All Ages. Drop-in.

Family Film: Planes: Fire & Rescue

image courtesy of imdb.com
image courtesy of imdb.com

Friday, December 26th at 1pm

 

Dusty the cropduster returns in this sequel to Disney's 2013 Planes. This time around Dusty joins a fire and rescue squad and is trained as a firefighter. Check out the trailer. Rated PG, Running time, 83 minutes.

Drop in. All Ages.

Storytime Saturdays

Children's Library storytime attendees
Children's Library storytime attendees

Saturdays, December 6th and 20th at 11 a.m.

A weekend storytime for families. Walkers up to 36 months with a parent/caregiver are welcome to attend this Saturday morning storytime, which will include some of our favorite books, rhymes, and fingerplays.

Road Trip Audiobooks

Going on an hours-long road trip for the holidays this year? Dreading having to play "I-Spy"  for hours and mediate fights over the family iPad or laptop? We've got an audiobook list that will keep the whole family entertained during your journeys near and far. Stop in to check them out before we close on December 24th!