Kids (0-11)

Check out our event calendar for more details and to see our special events for all ages.

Spring Break Drop-In Activities

March 11th – March 15th

These events are recommended for ages 5 and up and don’t require registration, just drop in!

  • Monday, March 11 – 1:30-3pm – Drop-in Building Challenges
  • Thursday, March 14 – 1:30-3pm – Drop-in Button Making 
  • Friday, March 15 – 1:30-3pm – Drop-in Art Studio 

Spring Break Slime Lab

Tuesday, March 12th, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Make your own slime in this program for slime-makers Kindergarten age and up! Create and customize your own slime to take home. Participants under 10 must have caregivers in the room during the program. Registration required.

CultureALL Kenyan Bead Workshop

Wednesday, March 13th, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Join CultureALL Ambassador Josie Shaw on a safari to explore the meaning associated with each vibrant color and experience the beauty of this Kenyan tradition.  Grades 3rd – 5th. Registration required.

Fun Music for Kids with Macaroni Soup!

Thursday, March 21st, 10:30 am

We’re so excited to share a special free concert for kids and their grownups! Miss Carole will sing and play fun, active music that gets EVERYONE wiggling and giggling, hopping and stomping, and singing along! Presented in place of that day’s Music and Movement program. 

Homeschool Meetup

Friday, April 5th, 10:00 – 11:30 am

Homeschooling families are invited to join us to connect with each other and library staff and enjoy some coffee, juice, and snacks. Held monthly, usually on the first Friday. Each month we’ll have a different art and STEM activity for kids as well as information about library resources.

Dealt Hand & Donuts

Saturday, March 23rd, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wake up with all-ages board games, donuts and coffee! The Dealt Hand will bring a large selection of board games for all ages and will be ready to help you choose one and learn to play. We’ll offer coffee, juice, and donuts while supplies last. Registration preferred, so that we know how many donuts to get!

TLC Escape Room

Saturday, April 13th, 2:00 – 5:00 pm

The Teen Leadership Council is designing an Escape Room for library patrons. Work together to solve puzzles and see if you can escape the room in time! More details will be released closer to the event. Play sessions will have participant limitations and will require registration. Puzzles will be geared towards ages 10+, though younger children can participate with caregiver assistance.

Taylor Swift Drop-In Party

Saturday, April 20th, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Taylor Swift fans unite! Celebrate one of pop-cultures most beloved poets during National Poetry Month at the library. Enjoy crafts, activities, and tunes, and, most importantly, connect with other T. Swift fans!


Tuesdays at 10:30 am 

Join us for songs, stories and rhymes! We’ll have a fun, interactive 25 minute storytime followed by an optional playtime or craft. This storytime is geared towards children ages 2 – 4 and their caregivers, though children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome!


Thursdays at 9:30 am

We’ll share bounces, rhymes, songs, and stories with you and baby at this short storytime, followed by playtime. Recommended for birth to about 24 months. Older kids are welcome to attend with you and baby.

Music and Movement

Thursdays at 10:30 am

Dance, stretch, move, sing and play at our new weekly children’s program! This very active, music-filled program will encourage early literacy skills through songs, movement, and play with rhythm instruments and props. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers; about 25 minutes.

Maker Wednesdays

Wednesdays, 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Get creative with weekly activities for kids focused on making, building, and creativity. No registration required, just stop by anytime from 2-3:30pm. Recommended for ages 5-11, held on Wednesdays when Norwalk Schools are in session and releasing early.

Play Café

Monthly on Fridays from 10:00 to 11:30 am
March 15th & April 19th

Connect and play at this monthly playgroup! We will provide coffee and tea for parents and caregivers, and play experiences recommended for children ages 5 and under.

Bilingual Storytime

Saturday, March 16th, 10:30 to 11:15 am

Our library is delighted to offer bilingual storytime in Spanish/English for the first time! Please join us for exciting stories, songs, and activities! Recommended for children 5 and under with a parent/caregiver.

Library STEM Lab

March 30th: Register Here

April 20th: Register Here

Sessions will have hands-on STEM activities inspired by book selections. Each event will focus on a specific STEM concept or skill, including coding, engineering, and foundational math. Ages 4-7. Caregivers must remain in the library during the program, but are encouraged to  enjoy other library services while attendees participate in the lab. Registration required. Space is limited.