Programs for Kids and Families

Fall 2019 Programs

Play and Learn @ the Library
3rd Tuesday at 6 p.m.
3rd Friday at 10 a.m.
Children learn through play and we like to play at the Dwight Foster Public Library.  Hands-on, age-appropriate, creative play experiences and materials will be available for young children and their families.  Explore, pretend, make friends, learn, and play with us!

Craft Club
September 26: Yarn Painting
October 24: Pointillism Leaf Art
Drop in between 3:30 and 5:30 to create your project.  Open to adults and school-age youth; however, children under age 8 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Diaper Derby
Saturday, November 2
10 a.m.
Calling all crawlers.  Crawling babies will compete in a race to the finish line and the arms of a loved one.  The race will be followed with playtime featuring baby favorites such as bubbles, shakers, and blocks.  Spectators are welcome and other young children are invited to join the playtime.  Registration is required.

Club Pokemon
September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7
10 a.m.-12 noon
Bring your Pokemon cards to battle other fans.  All ages are welcome and we will teach new trainers how to play the Pokemon Trading Card game.  Club Pokemon is sponsored by Planet Chaos Comics, Cards & Collectables.

Lego Club
September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Join forces with other Lego lovers and build a Lego creation according to a monthly theme.  The library provides Legos, though Lego donations are always welcome.

Read to the Dogs
September 14, October 12, November 9
10 a.m.-12 noon
Children have the opportunity to read to a patient and loving dog at the library.  All dogs and owners have gone through a rigorous training program and are certified as therapy dogs and owners.  Registration is required.

Lunch Bunch for Homeschoolers
September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5
12-12:30 p.m.
Bring your lunch to the library and listen to selections of high-interest chapter books.  Books will be available for check-out after each program.

Kindergarten Round-Up
September 16 through September 28
Kindergarten Buckaroos: If you get a library card during these two weeks or use the library card you already have to check out five or more books,  you will receive a cowboy hat and a bag of goodies.

4K Book Bash
October 1
6 p.m.
All 4K students and their families are invited to enjoy stories and a craft.  4K attendees will receive a free book to keep!