Children's Programs

For more information about children's programs listed in the Calendar of Events or below, please contact the Children’s Library at (860) 355-1191 ext 204. In the case of inclement weather, please see the Children's Department Inclement Weather Procedures.

2014 Story Times
September/October Story Times

It's time to start another year of our exciting Story Times for children of all ages! Check here and see all the options we have for your little ones. For a calendar view, please check Calendar of Events.

Deadline September 20, 2014
Sunflower Growing Contest

This is a program for all ages. Pick up a packet of seeds at the library and take them home and plant them. Remember, animals love them so be sure to protect them. Bring your flower to the library at 2 PM on September 20th for the judges to review the entries. Please label your sunflower with your name and age: Kids Age 12 and under or Teen/Adult Age 13+.
Members of the Garden Club of New Milford will be judging all entries. One entry per person and flowers must be grown using seed packets provided by the Library. Categories to be judged are: Tallest,Widest, Brightest and Most Unique. Feel free to come and enjoy even if you did not enter the contest.
For more information, call 860-355-1191 x204 or email

Saturday, October 4, 2014
Spin Program

"Spin Me a Story, Weave Me a Tale". Come join us for our Saturday Story Time at 10:30 AM. Enjoy stories, films and a craft! Registration is required, so please call the Children's Department at 860-355-1191 x204 to reserve a place for your child.

Sunday, October 5, 2014
Sunday Family Program

Come join us for this season's first Sunday Family Program. We welcome Ryan SanAngelo, musician and author who will present a fun program for us at 2:00 PM in Memorial Hall.
For more information, call the Children's Department at 860-355-1191 x204.


Book Buddies

Children ages 4 - 8 can sign up in the Children's Library to be paired with a Young Adult patron in Grades 5 through 12 to be a Book Buddy and they can meet at the library and read together!



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