Â Programs for Children & Teens
Programs are open to both North Haven residents and non-residents.Â You may register onlineÂ with the North Haven Library Events CalendarÂ at the upper left, in person, or by phone at 203-239-5803. Phone registrations will not be taken prior to 10 am. Â See program listing for details. All programs are free.
As a courtesy to others, you must call a staff member in the Childrenâs Department if your child is registered for a program but cannot attend.
Failure to do so will result in your child being dropped from future programs.
The Wonderful World of ToysÂ –Â Summer Reading Club
Win Fabulous Prizes at the North Haven Library â Itâs Free and Itâs Fun
June 19th – August 14th
Have you ever played the Game of Life? What about Ker-Plunk or Pac-Man? Or maybe Candy Land is more up your alley. If you donât have a Clue, then you may be in Trouble, so take a Risk and join the Summer Reading Club to play games in our Wonderful World of Toys! Our game room takes Concentration,
because itâs a seriously fun Operation. It wonât Monopolize your time â just 15 minutes of reading a day.
Children must register in person at the North Haven Library starting June 19th Â through August 1st.
Teen Reading Club
July 1st â July 31st
Middle to High school students: all you need to do is read for 30 minutes each day in July to receive a raffle ticket per day for a chance to win amazing prizes.Â Registration begins on July 1stand is down in the Children’s Department.
Wednesday, July 29 at 10:15 â 10:45 am
Ages 3 Â˝ – 5
Story, craft, and tons of fun. Registration is required and begins on July 17 for residents and July24 for non-residents.
Thursday, July 30 at 6:30 – 7:00 pm
Ages 4 â 6
Calling young artists! Bring your creativity and âmeetâ a famous artist. Learn about an artist and the technique they used and then create your own artwork using that technique. Registration is required and begins on July 17 for residents and July 24 for non-residents.
Retro Game Day
Friday, July 31 at 10:15 â 11:15 am
Ages 5 â 10
Retro toy and game day is back by popular demand! Send a Slinky down the stairs or try your hand at classic games from Jacks to Jump rope. Walk on stilts back to the âthe good old daysâ to play with retro toys like Etch a Sketch, our View âMaster reels or Lite Brite.Â Drop-in at your convenience!
Picnic and Performance â Flow Circus
Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy family entertainment on the North Haven Library Lawn
Monday, August 3 at 7 pm-8 pm
Flow Circusâ magic and juggling is sure to engage the audience in this exciting performance. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held in the libraryâs community room.
Tuesday, August 4 at 10:15 â 10:45 am
Ages 4 â 6
Calling young artists! Bring your creativity and âmeetâ a famous artist. Learn about an artist and the technique they used and then create your own artwork using that technique. Registration is required and begins on July 24 for residents and July 31 for non-residents.
American Girl Doll and Teddy Bear Library Party
Wednesday, August 5 at 10:15- 10:45 am
Ages 4 â 8
Calling all kids! Come to our American Girl Doll and Teddy Bear Library party. Bring your favorite doll or teddy bear to make a miniature library craft and enjoy a âjust for the occasionâ treat. Registration is required and begins on July 24 for residents and July 31 for non-residents.
Tuesday, August 11 at 10:15 â 11:30
Ages Â 2 â 12
Maybe you missed some of our great crafts during the year. Now you can try your hand at one or more of these crafts.Â Supplies are limited so come early or drop in at your convenience! No registration required.
Off to Kindergarten
Wednesday, August 19 at 10:15 â 10:45
Ages: Children attending kindergarten in September
A program designed to get your child ready for kindergarten with a story, craft, songs and rhymes.Â Registration is required and begins on July 24 for residents and July 31 for non-residents.