Events in the next 6 months

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, December 22, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellie Dole
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, December 22, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Independent Readers Book Group
Date:Monday, December 22, 2014
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Independent Readers Book Group

A young apprentice wizard saves the wizard's training hall by trusting and believing in himself.

Like Harry Potter? Try this book!


This group is meeting December 22nd at 3:30 in the Community Room. Stop by the children's circulation desk for a copy of the book. Independent Readers Book Group is for kids who are able to read chapter books by themselves.

Title:Story Time
Date:Monday, December 29, 2014
Time:10:30am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellie Dole
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join us for a special story time in the Children's Room every Monday.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, December 29, 2014
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:John Porcino - First Night Performances
Date:Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Time:3:00pm - 3:45pm
Presenter:John Porcino
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, One-Time Events
Description:

Forbes Library will once again host two First Night performances by John Porcino. First Night buttons are required for entry. 

In this program nationally renowned storyteller/musician John Porcino will spin a patchwork quilt of his most beloved tales and songs to celebrate the holiday season and warm up the chilly winter's day. Together we'll enter a world where woolen mittens burst into laughter and snow banks melt to reveal a blooming heart. Joyful, warm, playful stories and songs celebrate Winter's hidden light.

3-3:45 and 4-4:45 at Forbes Library

http://www.firstnightnorthampton.org/performances/18.cfm

Title:John Porcino - First Night Performances
Date:Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Time:4:00pm - 4:45pm
Presenter:John Porcino
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, One-Time Events
Description:

Forbes Library will once again host two First Night performances by John Porcino. First Night buttons are required for entry. 

In this program nationally renowned storyteller/musician John Porcino will spin a patchwork quilt of his most beloved tales and songs to celebrate the holiday season and warm up the chilly winter's day. Together we'll enter a world where woolen mittens burst into laughter and snow banks melt to reveal a blooming heart. Joyful, warm, playful stories and songs celebrate Winter's hidden light.

3-3:45 and 4-4:45 at Forbes Library

http://www.firstnightnorthampton.org/performances/18.cfm

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, January 1, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, January 5, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, January 8, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, January 12, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, January 15, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:New Readers Book Group
Date:Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

New Readers Book Group: 
This book club is for children who have just started reading chapter books on their own.

This month's book is: 

When Alex discovers an old spyglass, he and his two sisters find themselves back in time in the middle of the Revolutionary War where they meet George Washington. 
Come to our meeting for a book discussion, crafts and snacks.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Children's & Young Adult Writing Group
Date:Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Bridget Mientka
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events, Writing
Description:

Writing Group 

 




Join us once a month for a writing workshop. We do activities and free-writing. Come with ideas or bring something you've been working on. 

 

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Teen Book Group
Date:Thursday, January 22, 2015
Time:4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenter:Bridget Mientka
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events, Young Adult
Description:

The Teen Book Group will meet to discuss How I Live Now, by Meg Rosoff. 

Book Summary: To get away from her pregnant stepmother in New York City, fifteen-year-old Daisy goes to England to stay with her aunt and cousins, with whom she instantly bonds, but soon war breaks out and rips apart the family while devastating the land.

Title:Minecraft Club
Date:Friday, January 23, 2015
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Forbes Library's very own Minecraft club!
Hosted by the Children's Department.

Bring your minecraft log-in. We will have laptops available for use, but you can also bring your own device to game on. Please register at the children's desk.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, January 26, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Read With Me Book Group
Date:Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Read With Me Book Group

is for children who enjoy reading with

or being read to by an adult. 

This month's book is:

A giraffe with an expandable neck, a pelican with a retractable beak, a dancing monkey, and Billy, team up to form a ladderless window-cleaning company. When they are summoned to clean the windows of the richest Duke in the land, the friends find themselves entangled in a rollicking adventure.

Come to our meeting for a book discussion, craft and snacks.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Independent Readers Book Group
Date:Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Time:3:30pm - 4:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Book Discussions, Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Independent Readers Book Group

Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site. Pick up a copy of the book at the children's desk. Come to our meeting for a book discussion, craft and snacks. 

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, January 29, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, February 2, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, February 5, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, February 9, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, February 12, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, February 19, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, February 23, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, March 2, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, March 5, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, March 9, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, March 12, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, March 16, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, March 19, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, March 23, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.

Title:Baby Play Group
Date:Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time:1:00pm - 3:00pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Join our Baby Play Group! 

Is your baby too old for Tummy Time? Too young for Toddler Time?

Join us for a fun afternoon of play and socializing.

No registration necessary. Drop-ins welcome.

Title:Tummy Time!
Date:Monday, March 30, 2015
Time:11:00am - 12:30pm
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Community Room
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Bring your baby to Tummy Time!

A fun social hour for our youngest patrons.

There will be some Tummy Time toys available but please bring your own Boppy or prop pillow.

(Not appropriate for active crawlers or walkers)

Title:Toddler Time
Date:Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Time:11:00am - 11:30am
Presenter:Ellen Sulzycki
Location:Children's Department
Categories:Children's Events, Recurring Events
Description:

Enjoy songs and stories with friends! No registration required.