Public Library of New London
Children's Corner - February 2015 Events

Website                     860-447-1411
Welcome to the Children's Corner!  We send a monthly newsletter informing patrons of upcoming programs and activities for Children and their Families. 
Saturday, February 7 - Take Your Child To The Library Day

teacher-reading-story.jpg 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


What is Take Your Child to The Library Day? TYCLD is an international initiative that encourages families everywhere to take their children to their local library. Launched in 2011 right here in Connecticut, TYCLD raisies community  

awareness about the importance of the library in the life of a  

child, and promotes library services and programs  

for children and families.


Join us for the 4th annual TYCLD here in the  

Children's Room. We will have story time, crafts, snacks and prizes. Children or families who sign up for a new library card or renew an expired card can enter to win raffle prizes!


This event is free and no registration is required.


Contact: Julie Bartley - 860-447-1411, 


Location:  Children's Room 



Every Monday - Thursday - Homework Helpers
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Students from Connecticut College will be here in the Children's Library to assist school aged children with homework in all areas of study. This program runs Monday - Thursday 4:00 pm -6:00 pm on a drop-in basis. There is no fee for this service and no need to make an appointment.


This program will be held in the Children's Room.




Every Tuesday in February - Storytime Friends
10:30 am - 11:30 am  


Bring a cuddly friend to introduce to the group and listen to new and exciting stories each week! Informal playtime with storytime friends following the readings. Registration is recommended but not required.


Location: Children's Room.


To register please call the library at 860-447-1411 x4. 

Every Thursday in February- Art Behind The Story
10:30 am - 11:30 am


Ms. Christa will read a story and kids and parents can create a related craft! Ages 3 and up with adult supervision required.  


Location: Children's Activity Room 


Saturday, February 14 - Library Valentines

11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Tell us why you love the library! Create a one of a kind valentine card in the Children's Room. Free and all materials provided. No registration required.



Contact: Julie Bartley - 860-447-1411, 


Location:  Children's Room 



Sunday, February 15 - Yoga Workshop for Kids

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm  


Kids yoga workshop led by instructor Katie Ziskind. For children ages 13 and under. This program is free and registration encouraged but is not required


Contact: Julie Bartley - 860-447-1411, 


Location:  Children's Room 



Tuesday, February 17 - Animal Adaptations with Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Learn about structural and behavorial adaptations of plants and animals to discover how they are suited to their habitats using hands-on activities, live animals and natural objects.
This program is free and suitable for all ages. Registration is encouraged but not required.


Contact: Julie Bartley - 860-447-1411, 


Location:  Children's Room 



Contact Us
Julie Bartley, Head of Children's Services
Public Library of New London
860-447-1411x 4