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Ongoing Kids Activities

  • Two-year-old Claire Uiterwyk picks out a book at the Norwich Public Library before “Story Time” on April 13, 2009. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Note: Times and dates of story times are subject to change, so be sure to check with organizations before attending. For additions or updates to the list, please email calendar@vnews.com.

Monday 

Play group in Wilder: 9-10:30 a.m. For infants up to age 5 with caregivers. The Family Place, 52 Olcott Drive. 802-649-3268.

Baby and Toddler Story Time in Woodstock: 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs and fingerplays for children up to age 3 with caregivers. Norman Williams Public Library, 10 the Green. 802-457-2295.

First Time Story Time in Hanover: 10:30-11 a.m. Stories, songs, and movement for children ages 2-3 with caregivers. Howe Library, 13 South St. 603-643-4120. 

Story Time in Lebanon: 10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m. Stories, music, activities and crafts for children of all ages and their caregivers. Free. Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. 603-448-2459. 

Tuesday 

Playgroup in Bradford, Vt.: 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Join other moms, help children socialize and have a nutritious snack. Free. Grace Methodist Church, 186 N. Main St. 802-685-2264.

My First Story Time in Enfield: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Children up to age 3 on a caregiver’s lap listen to books, songs and rhymes supporting early literacy, then socialize as they play with toys after story time. Free. Enfield Public Library, 23 Main St. 603-632-7145.

Stories and Art for Preschoolers in Etna: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Stories, songs and a craft for preschoolers and their caregivers. Free. Etna Library, 130 Etna Road. 603-643-3116.

Where the Wilder Things Are in Wilder: 10-11 a.m. Story hour with tales and related craft project. Wilder Club and Library, 78 Norwich Ave. 802-295-6341. 

Infant Playgroup in Hanover: 10 a.m.-noon. Activity and social time for children up to age 2 with caregivers. Howe Library, 13 South St. 603-643-4120.

Preschool Story Time in Woodstock: 10:30 a.m. Three thematically related stories and a tie-in craft or activity for children ages 3-5 with caregivers. Norman Williams Public Library, 10 the Green. 802-457-2295.

Preschool Story Time in Lebanon: 10:30 a.m. Stories, activities and crafts for children ages 3-6,  with caregivers. Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. 603-448-2459.

Early Literacy Story Time in Hartland: 10:30-11 a.m. Stories and crafts for children up to age 5 with caregivers. Hartland Library, 153 Route 5. 802-436-2473.

Mother Goose Time in West Lebanon: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. A playgroup for infants to age 2, parents and caregivers with toys, rhymes and music. Free. Kilton Library, 80 Main St. 603-298-8544.

Upper Valley Playgroup in White River Junction: 2 p.m. Snacks, crafts, stories and games for children up to age 5 with caregivers. Free. Valley Bible Church, 851 Fairview Terrace. 603-443-7418.

Wednesday

Playgroup in South Royalton: 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. For children up to age 5 with caregivers. Sponsored by The Family Place and the Orange County Parent Child Center. Free. United Church, 67 S. Windsor St. 802-6493268. 

Playgroup in South Pomfret: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. For children up to age 5 with caregivers. Free. ArtisTree Community Arts Center, 2095 Pomfret Road. 803-649-3268. 

Kids: Tales and Tunes for Tots in Thetford: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. For babies and toddlers with caregivers. Free. Latham Library, 16 Library Road. 802-785-4361.

Story Time in Quechee: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Stories and a craft activity for children age 6 and under. Free. Quechee Library, 1957 Quechee Main St. 802-295-1232.

Story Time for Preschoolers in Enfield: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Books, songs, flannel board stories, movement, and a craft. Best for ages 3-5. Free. Enfield Public Library, 23 Main St. 603-632-7145.

Lap-sitter Story Time in Grantham: 10 a.m. Stories, music and craft for children up to age 3. Dunbar Free Library, 401 Route 10. 603-863-2172.

Preschool Story Time in Weathersfield: 10:30-11 a.m. Stories and crafts for ages 3-5 on Wednesdays and ages 3-8 on Saturdays. Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. 802-674-2863.

Toddler Story Time in Newport: 10:30 a.m. Songs, rhymes and books for children up to age 2 with caregivers. Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. 603-863-3430.

Preschool Story Time in Windsor: 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs and crafts for children up to age 5 with caregivers. Windsor Public Library, 43 State St. 802-674-2556.

Wordplay Story Time in Norwich: 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Weekly themed stories, songs, rhymes, and finger puppet plays for children up to age 4 with caregivers. Norwich Public Library, 368 Main St. 802-649-1184.

Story Time in Newbury, N.H.: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Reading, singing, games and crafts, all corresponding to the letter of the week. For children up to age 6. Free. Newbury Public Library, 933 Route 103. 603-763-5803. 

Playgroup in Plainfield: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. For caregivers and children up to age 2. Free. Philip Read Memorial Library, 1088 Route 12A. 603-675-6866.

Preschool Story Time in Randolph: 11 a.m. Stories and a craft for children ages 2-5 with caregivers. Kimball Public Library, 67 N. Main St. 802-728-5073.

Preschool Story Time in Newport: 11 a.m. Books, songs and a craft for children ages 2-6 with caregivers. Richards Free Library, 58 N. Main St. 603-863-3430.

Lego Club in Springfield, N.H. 3-4 p.m. Lego challenges start on Monday ahead of a meeting each Wednesday. Big Legos are available for little hands. Libbie A. Cass Memorial Library, 2748 Main St. 603-763-4381.

Thursday

Playgroup in West Fairlee: 9-11 a.m. Join other moms, help children socialize and have a nutritious snack. Westshire Elementary School, 744 Route 113. 802-685-2264.

Preschool Story Time in Grantham: 10 a.m. Stories, music and craft for children ages 4 and up. Dunbar Free Library, 401 Route 10. 603-863-2172.

Children’s Story Hour in Hartford: 10 a.m. Stories, crafts, and activities for children of all ages with an adult caregiver. Free. Hartford Library, 1587 Maple St. 802-296-2568.

Story Time in East Corinth: 10 a.m. For children of all ages. Free. Blake Memorial Library, 676 Village Road. 802-439-5338. 

Story Time in Meriden: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Stories, songs and crafts for young children with a caregiver. Free. Meriden Library, 22 Bean Road. 603469-3252. 

Preschool Story Time in West Lebanon: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Stories, activities and crafts for children ages 3-6, with caregivers. Kilton Library, 80 Main St. 603-298-8544.

Mother Goose Time in Lebanon: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Toys, rhymes and music for children up to age 2 with caregivers. Lebanon Library, 9 E. Park St. 603-448-2459.

Spanish Playgroup in Hanover: 10:30-11:30 a.m. All language levels welcome. Howe Library, 13 South St. 603-643-4120. 

Preschool Story Time in Lyme: 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Stories, rhymes and a simple craft for children ages 3-6. Meets every other Thursday. Free. Converse Free Library, 38 Union St. 603-795-4622. 

Friday 

Playgroup in Wilder: 9-10:30 a.m. For children up to age 5 with caregivers. The Family Place, 52 Olcott Drive. 802-649-3268.

Stories and Art for Preschoolers in Etna: 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Stories, songs and a craft for preschoolers and their caregivers. Free. Etna Library, 130 Etna Road. 603-643-3116.

Toddler Story Time in Randolph: 10:30 a.m. Stories and creative play for children up to age 2 with caregivers. Kimball Public Library, 67 N. Main St. 802-728-5073.

Preschool Story Time in Thetford: 10:30 a.m. Stories and activities for children with their caregivers. Latham Library, 16 Library Lane. 802-785-4361.

Preschool Story Time in Hanover: 1 p.m.-1:45 p.m. Stories, songs and activities for children 3-5 with caregivers. Howe Library, 13 South St. 603-643-4120.

Saturday

Preschool Story Time in Weathersfield: 10:30-11 a.m. Stories and crafts for ages 3-5 on Wednesdays and ages 3-8 on Saturdays. Weathersfield Proctor Library, 5181 Route 5. 802-674-2863.

Kids: Community Arts Open Studio (CAOS): 11 a.m.-4 p.m. A family drop-in program. Art materials in the children’s studio are available for each artist’s creative adventure. $5. AVA Gallery and Art Center, 11 Bank St. 603-448-3117.